Hacksaw’s Headlines-Friday

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Aztecs-New Mexico…Friday game…SDSU (19-6)…Lobos (20-5)..New Mexico only team to beat SDSU at Viejas Arena in the last 2-years…Game time 7pm-Friday…Aztecs need to overcome slow starts..have been outscored (58-25) in first 8-minutes in last 5-games…Lobos averaging (83PPG-39Reb)…G-Jaelen House-Devon Dent-and-F-Jamal Mashburn each average (15PPG)..F-JT Toppin (12P-8R) per game for UNM

USD-W-Portland. (71-66)…Steve Lavin’s team wins 16th game of season…Toreros hit 9-3’s in win..Deuce Turner (17P)….Toreros (16-11)-Thursday game

UCLA-W-Colorado (66-60)…Bruins win 6th in a row after awful mid season collapse…Sebastian Mack (19P)…UCLA (14-11)…Pac 12 game-Thursday game

USC-Utah..Trojans led (59-51) midway thru 2nd half at Press Time…Thursday game…Trojans (9-15) in disappointing season

USD-vs-Santa Clara..Saturday

Michigan..Give Coach Juwan Howard vote of confidence..UM (8-17)..lost 12-of-14 games

Maui Invitational..College  tournament..returns to Lahaina Civic Center  next year…was moved in aftermath of horrible fires in that village last year.


NBA..All Star break..Highlite of weekend will be Victor Wembenyama in the Prospects Rookies game.

NBA..Suspension likely against Detroit F-Isaiah Stewart for punching Suns F-Drew Eubanks in the face while entering the arena on Wednesday..the Suns say the incident was unprovoked.

Clippers…Interested in FA-F-Danilo Gallinari-released by Pistons

Clippers..F-PJ Tucker fined (75,000) for critical comments made about being benched and wanting to be traded…Tucker has not been in a game since November 27th

Golden State..Have lost 15-point leads 6-times this season


Padres..P-Joe Musgrove comments on opening camp:
..We need to forget egos…do better…team rise from ashes
..Veteran players need to make young players comfortable
..The pitching we got from the Yankees in the Soto trade important
..Mike Schildt motivates players everytime he talks

Dodgers..Shohei Ohtani will DH in Cactus League games early..has hit 20-HRs in 2-days of batting practice..hits every other day.

Angels..Owner Arte Moreno-No plan to sell the team…Will operate with lower payroll (173M) compared to last year’s (223M)…Ron Washington-Manager will teach ‘Team First’.

(Roster Moves)

White Sox..Sign FA-3B-Mike Moustakas-ex Rockies-Angels-Rockies

Orioles-Marlins..Trade talks for Miami P-Jesus Luzardo

Yankees…Had made (6Y-150M) offer to Blake Snell-rejected


Orioles..Slugger Gunnar Henderson-oblique injury
Orioles..P-Kyle Bradish-sprained elbow
Orioles..P-John Means-behind schedule-elbow rehab

Red Sox..P-Kenley Jansen-lat shoulder soreness
Toronto..2B-Cavan Biggio-shoulder soreness
Arizona..P-Kevin Ginkel-elbow soreness
(MLB Notes)

Braves..Say Jarred Kelenic will be in lineup every day..hit (.204) MLB.. (.304) AAA
Tigers..Say Mark Canhu will be everyday DH
Phillies..Open contract extension talks P-Zach Wheeler

A’s..Meet with Oakland City officials about lease extension at Coliseum

Rob Manfred..says he will retire when contract ends 2029.

Mets..Confirm former OF-Lenny Dykstra is hospitalized at UCLA-Medical Center with stroke (61Y)

Yankees..Talk to Corey Kluber about possible minor league pitching coach position.
(College Baseball)

Aztecs-Portland Pilots…SDSU opens season at Tony Gwynn Stadium.-5pm-Friday..Debut of new head coach Shaun Cole-elevated from Pitching Coach to replace Mark Martinez..Veteran pitcher Chris Canada starts…Debut of top high school recruit OF-Jay Jackson….8-veteran 5-pitchers…5-position players return…..New coaching staff and new roster.



Kansas City..TE-Travis Kelce says he was wrong for confrontation with Coach Andy Reid in the Super Bowl…’Inappropriate-Unfair to Coach’…’Wish I could take it back’

Seattle..picks up (12.7M) guarantee option in QB-Geno Smith-contract
Chicago..release S-Eddie Jackson..C-Cody Whitehair..cost 9M-dead money
Eagles..sign FA-CB-Julian Okwara-ex Detroit

Seattle..Hire Jake Peetz-ex Rams..QB coach
Washington..Hire David Blough-ex Lions-Off Asst..William Gay-ex Steelers-DB

Carolina..Hire 5-former assistants-Seahawks staff..Will Harriger-QB coach..Nathan Carroll-Offensive Consultant..Pat McPherson-TE coach..Keli Kikiewa-Off Line coach..Daren Bates-Special teams coach

49ers..NFL Report San Francisco will interview Brandon Staley-ex Chargers for Def Coord job.
(College Football)

Notre Dame-Army..will play in Shamrock Series-Yankees Stadium-November 23rd..celebrating 100th Anniversary of 4-Horseman Game…1924-Army upset by Notre Dame in game in New Yorik.

South Carolina..Hire Shawn Elliott-head coach Georgia State



Ducks-W-Ottawa (5-1)…Mason McTavish 2-goals…Ducks score 2-power play goals…Ducks kill off 4-power plays…Thursday game

Kings-W-New Jersey Devils..(2-1)…Quinton Byfield power play goal in 3rd period…Anzi Kopitar shorthanded goal in LA win…Thursday game


Gulls-Henderson Knights…Saturday game at Sports Arena…Gulls (9-3-2) last 14-games

Columbus Blue Jackets…Fire GM-Jarmo Kekalainen…won just 16-of-52-games this year..Blue Jackets have won 1-playoff series in 5-years of leadership.

Rangers..F-Blake Wheeler suffers major leg injury vs Montreal-fell into boards
Penguins..Put F-Jake Guentzel on IR-out 4-weeks-knee
Vancouver..Lose F-Dakota Joshua-hand injury
Kings..IR-F-Carl Gundstrom-Blake Lizotte-injuries
Kings..Actviate F-Viktor Arvidsson from IR
Chicago..Rookie C-Connor Bedard activated from IR-had-broken jaw



PGA-LA Genesis-Riviera
..(-7)..Patrick Cantlay-8 birdies-takes 1st round lead
..(-6)..Jason Day-4 birdies on back nine
..(-5)..Vic Zalatoris..Jordan Spieth
..(-3)..Scottie Scheffler
..(-2)..Rory McIlroy

..(+1)..Tiger Woods..wild day 5-birdies…6-bogeys…8-shots behind already..confirmed he had back spasm on final group of holes..finished with (72)

Daytona 500-Qualifying races
..1st race..Tyler Reddick comes from 19th place to win race and earn 3rd spot on Sunday starting grid….Jimmie Johnson-who had to qualify-raced from back to earn starting spot at back of pack on grid on Sunday

..2nd race

Indy Car…Takuma Sato returns to Rahal-Lannigan racing…is two time Indy 500-winner.


English Premier League-top weekend games:
..Liverpool (16-2-6)-vs Brentford
..Arsenal (16-4-4)-vs Burnley
..Manchester City (16-3-4)-vs-Chelsea
..Hot Spurs (14-5-5)-vs-Wolverhampton

Crystal Palace…Longtime coach Roy Hodgson hospitalized-heart issue at practice
(Tennis)..Rafael Nadal pulls out of Qatar Open..on going hip issues


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