Hacksaw’s Headlines–Friday

Posted by on April 21st, 2017  •  0 Comments  • 

……..(Football)………

(NFL Schedule)

Chargers…Open with Monday night game at Denver…then play 3-games in a row at home (Miami-Chiefs-Eagles)…they then play 4-of-5 on the road in their toughest stretch….Includes consecutive games at Giants..at Raiders..Denver..at New England..their season could be over November 1st….Play Thanksgiving Day in Dallas-1st Turkey day game for Bolts since 1969.. Face Dallas-Kansas City-Oakland over the final 6-games of season…Includes 3-East Coast Road trips

Chiefs-at-New England to open season
Raiders-at-Tennesse in opener
Rams host Colts in 1st game.

(Chargers Schedule)

at Denver
Miami
Kansas City
Philadelphia
at Giants
at Raiders
Denver
at New England
at Jacksonville
Buffalo
at Dallas
Cleveland
Washington
at Kansas City
at Jets
Oakland

NFL-Thursday Nite..Kansas City-at-New England
NFL-Monday Nite..Opens Saints-at-Vikings..Chargers-at-Denver
NFL-Sunday Nite..Giants-Cowboys
NFL-Mexico City…Raiders-vs-Patriots
NFL-4 Games in London

Denver..toughest schedule in leage (.578)..open 4-of-5 at home..close with 4-of-6 on road.
Chiefs..2nd toughest slate in NFL (.576)
Raiders..4th toughest in league..play 3-of-4 on road to start

(NFL)

Aaron Hernandez…Coroner rules suicide death by hanging..Brain will be donated to science…Toxicology to determine what drugs in system…Prison officials say they found 3-notes hidden in bible in cell-not disclose details of note..Confirm Hernandez had written John 3:16 on his forehead and hands-quoting Bible verse.

New England..Bill Belicheck calls Hernandez story ‘tragedy-waste’

New Orleans..Cardell Hayes sentenced 25Y prison-shooting death Will Smith-ex Saints pass rusher

Washington..7-NFL owners contirbuted 1M apiece to Donald Trump election fund..including Bob Kraft-Jerry Jones-Daniel Snyder-Bob McNair-Stan Kroenke

Miami..Dolphins owner Steven Ross to join group led by Jed Bush to buy Miami Marlins

CFL..Expels Saskatchewan CB-Justin Cox from entire league after 3rd domestic abuse arrest.

Buffalo..OT-Cyrus Kouandijo picked up by police-half dressed-jumping a fence-yelling ‘shoot me’..taken to hospital for observation.

(Teams)

Colts..Sign FA-LB-Jon Bostic-ex Bears.
Dallas..Sign FA-S-Robert Blanton-ex Bills
Cleveland..Release OG-Alvin Bailey..CBs-Tracey Howard-Trae Elston
Bills..Visit with QB-Deshaun Watson-Clemson
Chargers..Visit with QB-Nathan Peterman-Pitt
Cleveland..Visit with QB-Mitch Trubisky-North Carolina

(College)

Alabama..LB-Ruben Foster confirms positive drug test at combine-left without working out after confrontation with hospital officials.

Nebraska..Names Tulane transfer QB-Tanner Lee as starter

Aztecs..Sign 2nd home-home contract with UCLA..will now play Bruins in 2019-2020-2023-2026)

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……..(Baseball)…………

Padres-W-Arizona (4-1)..Clayton Richard-Brad Hand-Brandon Mauer combine 14-strikeouts..Wil Myers-Austin Hedges hit HRs in win.

San Diego-Miami…Friday matchup Trevor Cahill (0-2)-vs-Andrew Conley

Padres…Friday Minor League Updates

El Paso..Jose Pirela (.367)..Corey Spangenberg (333)..Carlos Asuaje (222)..Franchy Cordero (229)..Matt Magill (1.59-ERA)..Walker Lockett (7.30)..Dilson Lamet (0.00-7inn-0R)…Pahil Maton (4.50).

San Antonio..Nick Schultz (.308)..Fran Ryes (277)..Luis Urias (262)..Jose Rondon (214)…Enyel delos Santon (0.75-ERA-12inn-13K)…Brad Wieck (2.45)..Cesar Vargas (5.73)

Lake Elsinore..Mike Gettys (.263)..Javy Guerra (125)..Joe Luccchessi (6inn-0R-8K-1.88ERA)..Chris Huffman (0.00-15inn-0R)..Cal Quantrill (5.40-10inn-11K)…Eric Lauer (3.72)…

Ft Wayne..Jorge Ona (280)..Hudson Potts (184)..Fernando Tatis (153)..Buddy Reed (147)…Jeremy Scholtens (2.00-ERA-18inn-22K)..Logan Allen (3.38)

Dodgers…Off day on Thursday

Dodgers-Arizona..Friday-Alex Wood-vs-Taijuan Walker

Angels-L-Houston (2-1)..Carlos Beltran HR..Mike Trout HR..Matt Shoemaker (7inn-2R)..Halos lost 8-of-9..Astros now (11-5)

Halos-Toronto..Friday..Alex Meyer-vs-Mat Latos

Angels..Option C-Carlos Perez to Salt Lake City
Angels..Call up C-Juan Graterol
Angels..Call up P-Alex Meyer

(Scoreboard)

Detroit-L-Tampa Bay..Rays sweep-Steven Souza double, 2-R triple-HR

Orioles-W-Reds..JJ Hardy RBI single in 10th..

Mets-L-Phillies..Maikel Franco double-HR..Noah Syndegaard 10K-lost.

Washington-W-Atlanta..Stephen Strasburg 10K outing..Ryan Zimmerman 2R-HR

Royals-L-Rangers..Andrew Cashner (6inn-0R)..Delino DeShields RBI single in 13th.

Cardinals-L-Brewers..Eric Thames-Travis Shaw-Jeff Bandy HRs

Mariners-L-A’s..Trevor Plouffe 3R-HR…Adam Rosales Sac Fly-RBI single for Oakland

Red Sox-W-Blue Jays..Chris Sale 13Ks..Mookie Betts 3R-double..Jays now (3-12)

Indians-W-Twins..Carlos Santana 2-doubles-2RBIs..

(MLB)

MLB..Declares 19Y-old OF-Luis Robert-as a Free Agent-Cuban can sign immediately.

Mets..Activate P-Jeurys Familia after 15G-suspension domestic abuse

(Injuries)

Atlanta..Sends OF-Matt Kemp-on rehab to AAA…then activate him
Seattle..P-Steve Cishek on rehab
Cardinals..DL-3B-Jhonny Peralta-viral infection
Mets..Put 3B-David Wright on 60D-DL
Orioles..OF-Seth Smith-hamstring
Mets..OF-Yoenis Cespedes leaves with hamstring
Mets..SS-Wilmer Flores-out with virus
Washington..2B-Daniel Murphy-calf tightness
Rockies..OF-Carlos Gonzalez-bruised hand
Washington..OF-Jason Werth-groin
Detroit..OF-Justin Upton-out with bruised forearm
Mets..3B-David Wright begins throwing workouts-test shoulder impingement.
Boston..P-David Price-pain returns to injured elbow.
Boston..P-Tyler Thornberg-setback-rehabbing shoulder

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…….(Basketball)………..

(Playoffs)

San Antonio-/W-Memphis..Spurs 31-point explosion 3rd quarter-Lead series (3-0)..

Cavs-W-Pacers..LeBron James (41P-13R-12A)..Cavs lead (3-0).

Toronto-L-Milwaukee..Khris Middleton (20P)..Buck up (2-1).

(Schedule)

Oklahoma City-Houston..Rockets lead (2-0)
Clippers-Utah..Series tied (1-1)
Boston-Chicago..Bulls up (2-0)

Boston..G-Marcus Smart-25,000-fine-obscene gesture

Knicks..F-Kristaps Porzingas-tired of dysfunction-drama in New York…Questions direction of team after 101-losses in two years..Disconnect with coaches-constantly changing system.

ESPN..Report 40-to-50 on air talent-reporters to be let go in next month.

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………..(Hockey)………………

(Playoffs)

Montreal-L-Rangers (0T)..NY bombards Carey Price in overtime-Mike Zebanejad scores winner on deflection..Rangers lead (3-2)..

Penguins-W-Columbus…Pittsburgh 2G in (:51) blow game open..win series (4-1).

Nashville-W-Chicago..Pekka Rinne 30-saves..Predators sweep Hawks 4-straight…

Edmonton-W-San Jose (OT)..David Desharnais scores down the slot late in 1st OT for win…Edmonton bombed shot after shot on Martin Jones in OT before finally winning..Oilers rally from (3-1) deficit to win-scoring last 3-goals of game…Lead series (3-2)

(Schedule)

Toronto-Washington..Series tied (2-2)
Boston-Ottawa..Senators lead (3-1)

Gulls…Open AHL playoffs with Ontario Reign tonite at Sports Arena…Gulls (43-20-5) this season…used 50-players on roster with callups-injuries…Gulls have to contain Reign F-Jonny Brodzinski-scored 27-goals this season…Ontario faces AHL’s toughest defensive team…Coach Dallas Eakins predicts 1-goal games…overtime games…special teams to decide it.

Gulls..Get F-Ondrej Kase back from Anaheim Ducks

Edmonton..F-Leon Draisaitl fined 2,500 for spearing incident
Vancouver..Surgery-F-Brandon Guance-labrum-out 6-months

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……..(General)………..

Tiger Woods…4th back surgery…Lower Lumbar Fusion to relieve pain..remove damaged disc…rehab takes 6-months…4th surgery since 2014…had played 3-rounds of golf this year…Missed cut at Torrey Pines-pulled after 1-round following week

PGA-Texas-Valero Open..(66) Brandon Grace..(67) Stewart Cinq…13-golfers tied (68).

NASCAR…Bristol 500-this weekend

Indy ..Grand Prix of Alabama

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