Hacksaw’s Headlines-Friday

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Padres-W-A’s (5-3)..Young players continue to have good games-Thursday
..3B-Grahame Pauley-double-triple
..C-Kyle Higashioka RBI double
..P-Pedro Avila (3inn-1R)
..P-Enyel DeLos Santon-tough outing..(13.50-ERA)
..OF-Jackson Merrill-batting average fall (.182)

Padres-Angels..Friday game
Dodgers-L-Reds (5-4)….Thursday game
..James Paxton (2inn-1R) for LA
..Mookie Betts 2RHR
..Gavin Lux RBI single in loss
..Grahame Ashcraft (2inn-0H) for Reds

Dodgers-Cleveland..Friday game..Shohei Ohtani returns as DH

Dodgers..3B-Max Muncy-XRay-bruised hand hit by pitch
Dodgers..OF-Kike Hernandez says he chose LA over Yankees in final offer
Dodgers..DH-Shohei Ohtani announces to Japan media-he is married

Angels-W–Cleveland (4-1)..Zach Neto-Eli Adrianaz HRs for Halos…Patrick Sandoval (2inn-0H)…Drew Pomeranz (1inn-)H)

Angels..Moving relief pitcher Andrew Wantz into rotation

(MLB Notes)

Yankees..Sources say New York will not give Blake Snell a (30M) year contract with opt-outs…Yankees would have to pay 33M-Luxury Tax penalty..plus give up #2-5 draft picks and forefeit 1M-in International Signing bonus money.

Cubs..Japanese starter Shoto Imanaga-makes debut Saturday..signed 53M-deal

Pirates..1st round draft pick P-Paul Skenes-LSU-clocked at 102mph in first start against Orioles.

Red Sox..Moving OF-Jarren Duran to leadoff DH-spot.

Tampa Bay..Sign FA-C-Francisco Mejia-ex Padres-Indians
Mets..Meet with FA-P-Michael Lorenzen-ex Tigers-Reds
Cubs..Discuss 1Y-FA deal with 3B-Matt Chapman
Tigers..Sign FA-OF-Buddy Kennedy-ex Cardinals.

Arizona..3B-Eugenio Suarez-oblique injury
A’s..2B-Aledmys Diaz-groin issue
Giants..P-Tristen Beck-facing surgery-blood clot shoulder
Tampa Bay..OF-Josh Lowe-hip issue
Mets..P-Max Kranick-hamstring injury



NFL Union…Player Survey by Union rating coaches
..A+..Andy Reid-Kevin O’Connell-Dan Campbell
..19-coaches given A+ to A- grades
..B- given to Bill Belichick-was ranked as 27th popular coach

Dallas..Judge orders Jerry Jones to have Paternity Test in lawsuit filed by 27-year old who claims Jones is her wedlock father.

Colts..Considering (21M) franchise tag for WR-Michael Pittman

Jets..Consider tampering charges against Chiefs over deal for WR-Mecole Hardman

Seattle..Yet to determine if it will offer contract to FA-backup QB-Drew Lock

Patriots..Willing to make long term investment in QB with #3 pick..may get access to Drake Maye or Jayden Daniels

Tampa Bay..Major cap issues trying to re-sign QB-Baker Mayfield..WR-Mike Evans..S-Anotonio Winfield…LB-Devin Bush-all free agents

49ers..WR-Brandon Aiyuk-5th year option picked up (14M)

Dallas..Open contract extension talks with QB-Dak Prescott…has cap figure (59M) for 2024 season.

Rams..GM-Les Sneed says club will be in ‘attack’ mode to add to roster…has first round pick and 40M cap space.

Steelers…Longtime radio voice Bill Hillgrove retires at (83Y)..Broadcast games since 1994.
(College Football)

Aztecs..2024 Football Schedule
..Home..Texas AM-Commerce..Oregon State-Washington State-Hawaii-New Mexico-Air Force.
..Road..California-Central Michigan-Wyoming-Boise-UNLV-Utah State

Aztecs…Lose newly hired DL-coach Inoke Breckterfield-headed to Baylor…will hire Dave Lose-DL coach-Idaho

College Football Playoff…Committee discussing 14-team playoffs that includes 3-guaranteed slots each to SEC-Big 10…2-slots each to ACC-Big 12 teams…1-guarantee to Group of 5-top team and 3-at large teams.

Pac 12…Incoming Commissioner Teresa Gould takes over for next two years..says goal is to continue discussions with Mountain West Conference about a merger or reverse merger..and to strengthen partnerships with both MWC-football and WCC-basketball.



Lakers-Washington Wizards…Lakers led (70-69) at halftime at Press Time…Anthony Davis (24P) in opening half…Wizards hit 9-3’sin first half in upset bid…Thursday game…LA (32-28)

Lakers-W-Clippers-Wednesday night win…LeBron James 24P-fourth quarter explosion leads Lakers to comeback from 21-point deficit in win.

Lakers-Denver..Saturday game
Clippers-vs-Washington..Friday game
Clippers-Minnesota..Sunday game

Atlanta..Release G-Patty Mills

Charlotte Hornets…Hire Jeff Peterson-ex Nets as GM
USD-L-Loyola Marymount …Lions led (93-58) late in 2nd half in bad blowout…LMU hit 16-3’s in game…….Torerors (16-14)..Thursday game

UCLA-Washington…Huskies led Bruins (44-35) in second half..Thursday game…Bruins (14-13) heading into Pac 12 game

USC-Washington State..Trojans led Cougars (46-41) in second half at Press Time in upset bid in Thursday game in Pac 12

Aztecs…off weekend…play UNLV-Boise State next week-final regular season games

Iowa..Caitlan Clark..Lady Hawkeyes star says she will file for the WNBA draft this spring.

Kings-Vancouver…Kings led (2-0) in 3rd period at Press Time…impressive forechecking game..Drew Doughty goal-assist for Kings lead in Thursday game

Ducks-San Jose…Ducks led (2-1) at Press Time in road game…Rookie-Leo Carlsson scored 9th goal of season for Anaheim….Thursday game

Ducks-New Jersey Devils..Friday game
Kings-New Jersey Devils..Saturday game
Ducks-Vancouver…Saturday game

Gulls-at-Ontario..Friday game…San Diego lost 6-games in a row.

Ducks-Flyers..Trade rumors Flyers interested in C-Trevor Zegras

Ottawa..RW-Vlad Tarasenko waives no trade clause..has scored 15-goals this year..earning 5M a year.

NHL..(25,000) fines for Toronto coach Sheldon Keefe..Sabres coach Don Granto for abuse for refs

Flyers..G-Carter Hart asks for jury trial in 2018-rape trial..4-other Team Canada players ask for jury trial also

Columbus..Lose F-Kent Johnson-shoulder
Penguins..IR-F-Bryan Rust-shoulder
Flyers..D-Jamie Drysdale on IR-shoulder



PGA Tour…Cognizant Classic-West Palm Beach-1st round
..(-7) Chad Ramey..SH King
..(-6) 6-golfers tied for 2nd place

LIV..Saudi Classic-1st round on Friday in Jeddah….Brooks Koepka-Jon Rahm head the field
NASCAR…Las Vegas 400…William Byron leads field for weekend race
Soccer…Juventus…French soccer star Paul Pogba suspended for 4Y-for positive Testosterone drug test in late August after he joined Italian side after leaving Manchester United….Pogba denies he took anything illegal.

English Premier League…Top games this weekend:
..Liverpool-vs-Nottingham Forest…Liverpool (18-2-6)
..Manchester City-vs-Manchester United..City (18-3-5)..Man U (14-10-2)
..Arsenal-vs-Sheffield..Gunners (18-4-4)


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