Hacksaw’s Headlines-Friday

Posted by on January 26th, 2018  •  0 Comments  • 

…….(Golf)………

Farmer’s Insurance Open….Tiger Woods, with huge gallery following him…survives 2-early bogeys on 4-holes…comes back with 2-birdies, nearly gets an ace, and winds up even par (72) after first round…..said he was ‘fine with a 72’…..’didn’t hit his irons well’…..’good to feel competitive juices flow again’……’good to have a scorecard in my hand again’….’hit ball 20-to-30 yards longer than this time last year-back fusion surgery is the difference

Farmer’s Insurance Open…Tony Finau (-7 under 65) atop leaderboard….Ted Patton (67)…Jon Rahm-Patrick Reed-Hunter Mahan in big group (68)….Phil Mickelson (70)….Charley Hoffman (71)….Tiger Woods-Brant Snedecker (72)….Jason Day (73)..

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…….(Baseball)

Padres…say a hacker gained access to their Facebook account and put out report the team had signed Royals FA-1st baseman Eric Hosmer….The message was taken down an hour later on Wednesday night.

Angels…Slugger Vlad Guerrero says he will have Angels cap on his plaque in Hall of Fame in Cooperstown

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(Teams)

Miami-Milwaukee…Marlins trade OF-Christian Yelich to Brewers for 4-minor league prospects including OF-Lewis Brinson (.331-AAA)…OF-Monte Harrison (.272-AA)…2B-Isan Diaz (.222-A)…P-Jordan Yamamoto (2.51-ERA)

Milwaukee..Sign FA-OF-Lorenzo Cain (5Y-80M) contract-ex Royals

Miami-Washington…Open trade talks about deal Marlins C-JT Realmuto to Nationals for top young OF-Victor Robles

Mets…Re-sign SS-Jose Reyes

New York…Daily News reports Yankees are shopping P-David Robertson (13M) and OF-Brett Gardner (11M) to clear space in budget to make a run at FA-P-Yu Darvish…Club has shopped OF-Jacoby Ellsbury but (68M) left on deal makes trade almost impossible.

Cubs..Sign FA-P-Kyle Ryan-ex Tigers
Toronto..Sign FA-P-Rhiner Cruz-ex Astros

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………..(Basketball)……….

Lakers..Open 5G-road trip in Chicago on Friday night.
Clippers…play in Memphis on Friday.

Oklahoma City…NBA fines Kevin Durant 15,000 for abuse of officials…2nd major fine in a month.

NYKnicks…C-Jokim Noah leaves club with personal issues…has played just 7-games this year with injuries and drug suspension.

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(College)

USD-W-Santa Clara (66-58)….Isaiah Wright (21P) to snap losing streak…Toreros (14-7) on year after Thursday night game

BYU-L-St Mary’s.(75-62)…Gaels pull away in 2nd half…Jock Landale (32P)…scored 9-in row…..Cougars (17-5)…Gaels (20-2)
Gonzaga-W-Portland…Bulldogs now (18-4)

Aztecs-at-UNLV on Saturday…SDSU (12-7)…Rebels (14-6)
USD…Play Loyola Marymount on Saturday.

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……..(Football)………..

Patriots…Begin full Super Bowl practices…Coach Bill Belicheck calls DT-Fletcher Cox most complete DL in NFL.

Eagles..Coach Doug Pederson says storyline is not New England invincibility but Eagles growth as a team.

(Coaching)

Colts…2nd interview with Josh McDaniels-Patriots

Seahawks..Pete Carroll has now removed 7-assistants from staff.

Cardinals..Hire Mike McCoy-Off Coor-ex Denver

Carolina..Hire Heath Farwell-special teams coach-ex Seattle.

Lions..Interview Paul Pasqualoni-LB coach-ex Miami-Dallas

Vikings..Interview Sean Ryan-Off Coor job-ex Houston…Dan Campbell-QB coach-Saints

Giants..Hire Lou Anarumo-DB coch-ex Miami.
Giants..Hire Gary Emmanuel-DL-ex Colts

Chiefs..Andy Reid-vote of confidence to Def Coor-Bob Sutton.

Bills..Fire their analytics staff.

(Teams)

NFL…Files documents in NFL Network lawsuit…saying employee Jami Cantor approved-consented-authorized’ sexual harassment comments from male anchors…in response to her lawsuit against the league and network.

New Orleans…Jury deliberation begins Friday in road rage death of ex-RB-Joe McKnight last year…Ron Gasser-the alleged shooter-was on stand for 12-hours inc case

New England…Patriots demanding all players turn over their supplements for testing by NFL to prevent PED-positive mistakes.

Giants..GM-Dave Gettleman says talent is here on (3-13) team-will demand structure-dedication-leadership.

Dallas…VP-Stephen Jones says RB-Ezekiel Elliot needs to quit creating distractions and WR-Dez Bryant needs to learn ‘it’s not all about him’

Tampa Bay…DT-Gerald McCoy says lack of accountability with players hurt team.

49ers..GM John Lynch sys club may franchise tag QB-Jim Garoppolo..would cost team (24.4M) next year.

CFL-Hamilton Ti-Cats…face January 31st deadline to sign QB-Johnny Manziel or lose his rights.

CFL-Toronto Argonauts…Rookie of Year RB-James Wilder wants to be release from 2nd year of his contract…had (1,425APY) for Grey Cup champs.

XFL….Promoter Vince McMahon says league will return to field in January 2020 in a different model…No cities have yet been signed up.

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………(Hockey)………

Ducks-W-Winnipeg (4-3) OT-SO…Goalie Ryan Miller makes 5-straight saves in shootout to end wild end to end game….

NHL…Teams get to All Star break this weekend.

San Diego Gulls….Friday-Saturday games at Bakersfield

US Olympic Hockey….Names Ryan Zaploski as starting goalie…played 3Y in ECHL..then went to KHL-Russia to play for Jokreit-Finland team.

Russian Olympic Hockey…unveils its roster…includes ex-NHLers Pavel Datsyuk…Slava Voynov…Ilya Kovalchuk….Vadim Shipachyov….all currently playing in KHL….

KHL…Russian League announces it will shutdown for 1-full month so Olympic team can prepare for game in South Korea.
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……(General)………

Michigan State…President of University, Lou Anna Simon, resigns in wake of Dr. Larry Nassar sex scandal which has now spread to Big 10-school

Soccer…Josie Mourinho signs contract extension thru 2020 with Manchester United.

Soccer…US National team plays Bosnia on Sunday night in ‘friendly game’…Coach Dave Sarachan will field a very young squad without veterans…they tied in his first game last month.

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