Hacksaw’s Headlines-Friday

Posted by on February 16th, 2018  •  0 Comments  • 

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Aztecs-UNLV….Saturday Mountain West matchup….SDSU (14-9)…Rebels (19-7)….Matchup of freshman forwards Jalen McDaniels-Brandon McCoy.

(Mountain West Conference)

Nevada-Utah State…Wolfpack (22-5).
Boise State-Air Force..Broncos (20-6)
Wyoming-San Jose..Cowboys (16-10)
Colorado State-Fresno State..Bulldogs (18-8).

(West Coast Conference)

USD-L-Pacific (67-55)…Tigers use (15-3) spurt to start the second half to blow game open…Robeto Gallinet hits basket and 6 free throws in final 2-minutes to seal the UOP win…Toreros drop to (16-11)

USD-BYU…Saturday matchup…Cougars (21-7) on season.

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(NBA)

Lakers-L-Minnesota (119-111)…Timberwolves block 10-shots in game…limit Lakers to 1-basket final 7-possesions…Lakers blow 15-point lead…Jimmy Butler (24P) for Minnesota…….LA (23-34)….teams off for All Star break this weekend.

Lakers..Lonzo Ball confirming he bought his family a 5.2M home in Chino Hills…had bought his father a 350,000-Rolls Royce for Christmas.

Dallas…Donald Carter-founder of Mavericks-passes away (84Y)

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Padres…Japanese submarine reliever Kaz Makita goes thru first bullpen….Andy Green says Makita will not be used against National Legue teams in spring to keep his deceptive motion hidden.

Padres…Will Myers will play strictly 1B in all spring training games.

Padres…Sign FA-C-AJ Ellits-ex Dodgers-Marlins

Padres…SS-Allan Cordoba to miss workouts with minor concussion from auto accident.

Angels…200-media show up for Shoehi Ohtani press conference…threw short bullpen on Thursday….likely to throw live BP on Saturday.

Dodgers..Announce they will platoon Austin Barnes and Yasmani Grandal this year at catcher.

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(Roster Moves)

Orioles..Sign FA-P-Andrew Cashner-ex Texas…(2Y-16M) deal..was (11-11) in 2017
Reds..Sign FA-SS-Cliff Pennington-ex-Angels
Blue Jays..Sign FA-P-Jaime Garcia-ex Braves-Cardinals
Milwaukee..Sign FA-P-Wade Miley-ex Orioles-Mariners
Seattle..Sign FA-OF- Junior Lake-ex Cubs
Milwaukee..Sign FA-SS-Nick Franklin-ex Mariners-Braves
Phillies..Sign FA-P-Drew Hutchinson-ex Pirates
Mets..Sign FA-OF-Matt denDekker-ex Marlins-Tiges
Indians..Void contract P-Jeff Manship-failed physical.

(Injuries)

Seattle…1B-Ryon Healey-out 6W-bone spur surgery-hand
Milwaukee..P-Adrian Howser-emergency appendectomy
Detroit…P-Bryan Garcia-elbow surgery
Atlanta…P-Grant Drayton on 60-day DL-elbow injury
Toronto..SS-Troy Tulowitizki misses start amp-bone spur-hell
Indians..P-Danny Salazar has rotator cuff inflammation.

(MLB)

White Sox…Former P-Esteban Loaiza pleads not guilty…held on 250,000-bond…possession of 40-pounds of heroin and cocaine in Imperial Beach House….also charged with transporting drugs found in his SUV that entered country form Mexico-drugs in hidden compartment..could face 20Y in prison.

Cubs..1B-Anthony Rizzo leaves camp to return to Parkland Florida-hometown t0 visit with shooting victims.

Texas…Convert reliever Matt Bush into starting pitcher
Tim Lincecum…13-major league teams watching workout in Seattle.
A’s…Dave Stewart-former MLB-GM..brought in as consultant in camp.

(College)

Aztecs-UCSB…SDSU opens season…lost 5-starters in lineup…and 3-veteran pitchers form 42-win team last year.

USD-UCincinnati…Toreros open season against Bearcats….USD loaded with front line pitching…was (35-18) last year..

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………(Football)………..

Chargers…Hold internal discussion about brining in ex-Raiders K-Sebastian Janikowski for workouts.

Steelers..say they will franchise tax RB-Le’Veon Bell if they cannot do multi-year deal with him.
Steelers…Owner Art Rooney says team did not play ‘Steelers run defense’ last year.

Bengals..Arbitrator ruled backup QB-AJ McCarron is a free agent…says Cincinnati illegally hid him on Non Football Injury List his rookie season.

Bills..Workout FA-CB-Vontae Davis-Colts
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Houston…OT-Duane Brown says he could never forgive owner Bob McNair’s statement ‘can’t have inmates running the prison’ in response to National Anthem issues.

CFL…Top veteran RB-Jerome Messam-signs FA contract…leaving Calgary Stampeders for Saskatchewan Roughriders…had (2,214Y) rushing the last two years.

NFL Network…Mike Mayock releases his QB-NFL Draft board rankings….
1-USC-Sam Darold
2-Wyoming-Josh Allen
3-UCLA-Josh Rosen
4-Oklahoma-Baker Mayfield
5-Louisville-Lamar Jackson
6-Oklahoma State-Mason Rudolph.

Rose Bowl…Foundation announces it will put up a statue to honor broadcaster Keith Jackson.

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………(Hockey)…….

(Olympics)

USA-W-Slovakia (2-1)…Ryan Donato scores both goals in win..US now (1-0-1) in tourney

Russia-Slovenia…late night 2am-start

Canada-W-Switzerland…Rene Bourque scorse 2-goal

USA-L-Canada (2-1)…US Womens Hockey loses despite outshooting Canada (45-23)…US hit 2-posts…robbed on a breakaway…missed penalty shot.

San Diego Gulls-at-Ontario….Gulls take 7G-win streak on road for Friday nite game

LAKings-L-Pittsburgh (3-1)…Pens win 10th in row at home…King dropped 3-row-playoff hopes in jeopardy……Thursday night action

Ducks-W-Chicago (3-2)…Adam Henrique scores key goal on road…Goalie John Gibson (42-saves)..Hawks lost 8-in row……..Thursday night game

Kings-at-Buffalo…Saturday night
Ducks-at-Minnesota..Saturday night

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……….(General)………..

Golf….LA-Geensis Open….Ratief Goosen (-4 under-67) heads up a 4-way tie for first place….Phil Mickelson (70)….Rory McIlroy (71)….Tiger Woods (72)…Woods had wild day 4-bogeys and a double bogey…survived a shaky first 9-holes.

NASCAR….Daytona Twin 150-races to qualify for Sunday Daytona 500..,,Ryan Blaney won first race…Pole sitter Alex Bowman dropped to back of pick just to run laps….Chase Elliott won 2nd race….Jimmie Johnson wrecked with tire problem…Danica Patrick finished 14th.

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