Hacksaw’s Headlines-Friday

Posted by on December 8th, 2017  •  0 Comments  • 

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NFL….Confirms ‘violent acts on field’ at record level…Thru 13-weeks of season
..Ejections….10-player ejections this year…none last year
..Helmet Hits…502,000 in fines
..QB Hits…440,000 in fines
..Unsportsmanlike Conduct..370,000 in fines
..Horse Collar tackles…220,000 in fines
..Defenseless players hits..155,000 in fines

NFL…NY Giants defensive Osi Umenyiora criticizes Steelers S-Mike Mitchell for saying ‘this is the NFL-don’t make it flag football’…Umenyiora responded “Players stance on head injuries ‘You knew the risk’ is stupid….Players like Mitchell need to respect other players”

Cleveland….Browns owner Jim Hallam fires GM-Sashi Brown but gives coach Hue Jackson a vote of confidence-will return in 2018….Franchise (1-27) over two years…Brown bypassed QB-Carson Wentz and DeShaun Watson-trading down two years in a row….Brown dealt for QB-Brock Osweiler and 18M-contract-then released him taking cap hit….Did stockpile 13-picks for next April…Browns have 2-#1s and 3-#2’s in draft….Late Thursday night-Browns hire John Dorsey as GM-former GM of Kansas City Chiefs-who was let go just before season started.

Atlanta…Owner Arthur Blank says Roger Goodall will address owners with a plan to deal with negative issues dealing in NFL in 2017.

Colin Kaeperneck…..Reports that he has donated 910,000 towards charities and foundations nationwide.

June Jones…Hamilton Ti-Cats coach says Johnny Manziel could be better than Doug Flutie in the CFL.

Pittsburgh….LB-Ryan Shazier underwent emergency surgery on Wednesday night because of complications from spinal column concussion and possible nerve damage….Consultants say injury is very serious….Steelers refuse to answer questions about loss of movement in his legs.

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(Scoreboard)

Saints-L-Falcons (20-17)….Drew Brees throws end zone interception with 1-minute left preserving Atlanta victory….Matt Ryan survived 3-interceptions….finished with (221P-TD)……Brees (277P-2TD) in loss…..Saints now (9-4)…Falcons go to (8-5)……Thursday Night Football

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(Schedule)

Chargers-Redskins…Bolts won 6-of-8 and tied for first place in AFC-West…Philip Rivers-red hot-last 3G…(78-108) 72%..(6TD-0Int)….Chargers now have 52-plays plus 10Y in last games…WR-Keenan Allen (77R-1,032Y-13.5YPC)….Redskins ripped by injuries…have used 20-different OL this year…Has thrown 23-TD passes but taken 35-QB sacks…has lost top RB-TE and WR-Terrell Pryor this year with injuries.

Raiders-Chiefs..Must win game at Arrowhead..Chiefs without suspended CB-Marcus Peters…Raiders without injured WR-Amari Cooper.

Vikings-Carolina..Minnesota goes for 9th win in a row..defense giving up just (281YPG)

Cowboys-Giants…Dak Prescott will play despite bruised hand…Eli Manning returns as starting QB.

Seattle-Jacksonville…Russell Wilson (3,690APY)-vs-Jacksonville defense giving up just (280YPG)….45-sacks-27 takeaways…33% conversion on 3rd downs.

Eagles-Rams…Matchup Carson Wentz (29TD-6 Int)-vs-Jared Goff (20TD-6Int),,,Rans defense 37-sacks-21-takeaways.

Ravens-Steelers…Pittsburgh based up-coming off Monday night win…Ravens defense giving up just (311YPG)

49ers-Houston..Jim Garoppolo goes for 2nd win in a row at QB for SF.

Bears-Bengals…Chicago struggling on offense with QB-Mitch Trubisky.

Packers-Browns..Brett Hundlery (9-TOvers-23-sacks)-vs-DeShone Kizer 6TD-20-turnovers)

Lions-Tampa Bay…QB-Matthew Stafford ailing with injured right hand

Colts-Bills…Rookie Nathan Peterman likely to start for Buffalo.

Titans-Arizona..Titans power run game-vs-Arizona defense.

Jets-Denver..Broncos have lost 8-row-facing red hot veteran QB-Josh McCown.

Patriots-Miami…Tom Brady (26TD-4 Int)…Pats offense (413YPG)

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(College)

SDSU…RB-Rashaad Penny named to Walter Camp All American team as 2nd team running back.

Army-Navy…Saturday matchup…Army led by power option QB-Ahmad Bradshaw…Middies run with 3-different QBs.

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……….(Baseball)…………..

Marlins-Mariners…Trade….Miami deals SS-Dee Gordon and 1M-signing slot to Seattle for 3-minor league prospects….Mariners take on 48M of Gordon contract.

Miami…Former President David Samson says he does not understand Derek Jeter game plan with Marlins roster….says his one regret is giving Giancarlo Stanton a ‘no trade clause’…says plays is holding the franchise hostage.

Cubs…Sign FA-P-Tyler Chatwood-ex Rockies…(3Y-38M)…..(8-15) 5.18-ERA in rare bad seasons for Rockies.

Shohei Ohtani….Criticism that his agent intentionally misled teams by making them put together Power Polint presentations when agent had not intention of meeting with 23-of the teams.

Padres..Sign FA-P-Robert Stock…(2.98-ERA) for Cardinals AA-team in Pensacola.
Royals..Sign FA-P-Scott Barlow-ex-Dodgers

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……….(Basketball)……..

Lakers-W-76ers…(107-104)….LA builds lead early-holds off 34P-4th quarter from Sixers..Brandon Ingram (21P)….Julius Randle 16-off bench…Jordan Clarkson hits 4-3’s in win…

Lakers-at-Charlotte..Saturday
Clippers-host-Washington Wizards on Saturday.

76ers-Brooklyn….Trade….Philadelphia deals F-Jahlil Okafor-G-Nick Stauskas and 2nd rond pick…for rebounding F-Trev Booker.

Dallas…Surgery-C-Nerlens Noel-torn thumb ligaments.
Spurs…F-Kawhi Leonard slated to play on Saturday nite-been out all season with quad injury.

Aztecs-California….Saturday afternoon…SDSU (7-2)…Bears (3-6)
USD-vs-Northern Arizona…Saturday night….Toreros (6-2)…Lumberjacks (2-7)
UCLA-Montana…Game cancelled by fires.

LaVar Ball…says his sons, LiAngelo and LaMelo signing with agent and will attempt to get contract to play in Europe

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……..(Hockey)………….

NHL…Announces group from Seattle has put in a bid for 2020-expansion team….League approves renovation plans for Key Arena in Seattle….gives prospective owner permission to market season ticket drive….Price tag will be 650M.

Carolina Hurricane….Owner Peter Karma’s agrees to sell 52% of franchise to Dallas billionaire Tom Dundon…..Franchise must remain in Raleigh-Durham.

Vancouver…lose F-Bo Horvat-6 weeks-broken foot.

Ducks-Minnesota…….Friday night game
Kings-Carolina…Saturday night matchup
Gulls…wrap up Midwest road trip…Saturday game in Des Moines vs Iowa Wild.

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……..(General)………

Larry Nasser……Former US Olympic gymnastic doctor sentenced to 60-years in jail…conviction on sexual assault and child porn in incidents with as many as 130-agthletes over 17-years.

US Soccer….says Dave Strachan will remain as interim coach into January for friendly game with Bosnia.

English Premeir League….top weekend game…Manchester City (14-0-1)-vs-Manchester United (11-2-2) in matchup of one-vs-two.

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