Hacksaw’s Headlines-Friday

Posted by on March 2nd, 2018  •  0 Comments  • 

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Arizona…Reinstates Coach Sean Miller after weeklong investigation of allegations…Miller said he never took part in a conversation with NBA agent Andy Miller nor assistant Christian Dawkins….was never part of any conversation about a payment to a player….said ESPN report of wiretap conversation is not true-is false-and defamed his reputation.

Aztecs-Nevada….SDSU closes out regular season against (26-5) Wolfpack…Aztecs trying to stretch win streak to 6-in a row….SDSU (12-2) at home this year.

USD-BYU….Toreros, without suspended coach Lamont Smith, open play in WCC-tourney against (22-9) Cougars….USD (18-12) on season….beat Cougars two weeks ago….USD defense holding teams to 40% shooting this year..

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(NBA)

Lakers-W-Miami (131-116)…Huge road win….LA has (12-0) and (21-4) scoring spurts against Miami…Isaiah Thomas (29P)…Juluis Randle (25P)….Lakers hit 16-3’s…..shoot 59% from floor…1st Lakers win in Miami since 2008.

Lakers-at-San Antonio….Sunday matchup.

Clippers-vs-New York Knicks…Friday night game at Staples Center.

Cavaliers..Suspend G-JR Smith-1 game-insubordination.
Clippers..G-Avery Bradley-done for year-surgery-sports hernia
Minnesota..Buyout contract G-Shabazz Muhammad.

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……….(Baseball)………..

Padres-Texas (9-9) Tie…..Christian Villanueva grand slam HR…Wil Myers solo HR….Tyson Ross (2inn-0R-1H) in second strong outing…..Chris Yung (2inn-2R-3H)…..Kaz Mikita (1inn-1R-2H) in debut for Padres….Rookie P-Cal Quantril (1inn-4R-4H)….Walker Lockett (2inn-2R) allowed.

Padres-White Sox….”B” game….Colin Rea-Robbie Erlin combined 4-shutout innings 4-Ks in first outing since elbow surgeries last season….Luis Perdomo (1.1inn-3R-04H).

Padres-Kansas City…Friday game…Bryan Matthews-ex Yankees-makes 2nd start.

Padres…Reliever Carter Capps-coming back from surgery-throws live ‘BP’.

Padres..Sign OF-Cole Gillespie…hit (.302) Independent Ball last summer…played in Marlins farm system.

Dodgers-L-Indians (8-7)…..LA bullpen gives up 7-runs in game…..Dodgers rookie Keibert Ruiz (3-3)…..Jake Peter 3R-HR in loss.

Angels-W-Giants (11-4)…..JC Ramirez (2inn-0R)….Nick Tropeano (2inn-0R)

Angels-Milwaukee…P-Shoehei Ohtani makes second spring start…hoping to go 3-innings in Friday game.

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(Roster Moves)

Phillies…Open talks with both FA-Ps-Jake Arrieta-Cubs…Lance Lynn-Cardinals.
Cubs..Sign FA-P-Danny Hulten-ex #1 pick-Seattle..career marred arm problems.

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(Injuries)

Angels..OF-Chris Young-ailing-calf strain
Milwaukee..C-Steven Vogt-gone 3W-shoulder sprain
Tigers..P-Travis Wood-sprains knee in game
Toronto..OF-Randal Grichuk-out wrist injury
Mets..P-Anthony Swarzak-calf injury
Orioles..1B-Chris Davis-forearm strain
Cubs..P-Pedro Strop-calf injury
Mets..OF-Michael Conforto-takes batting practice-1st time since shoulder surgery

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(MLB)

Red Sox…Ask City Boston to change name of Yawkey Way-back to Jersey Street-former owner Tom Yawkey cited for being against having black ballplayers.

Marlins..City of Miami says it cannot move 2.5M-‘Home Run’ sculpture from outfield at Marlins Park

Angels..OF-Justin Upton criticizes baseball ownership saying ‘team don’t value players as people-just name on stat sheet’.

MLB..Refuse comment on reports MLB changed the ‘core’ winding of baseballs….Lowered seams…Made ball more lighter to add more bounce in 2015-season…HRs have increased by 46% since mid-2015…..Record (6,015) HRs last year.

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………(Football)…….

Chargers…Coach Anthony Lynn-speaking at NFL combine says if ‘right QB’ is there with 17th pick….team would choose future QB for when Philip Rivers retires.

Chargers…Meet with TE-Antonio Gates….would have to take a payout from 5M salary to come back next season.

(Teams)

Raiders..Coach Jon Gruden says NFL is wrong for blocking ‘new coaches’ from having access to players they inherit on roster when they take new coaching job.

Raiders…Report will ask WR-Michael Crabtree to re-do is (7.7M) deal…and Marshawn Lynch his (6.5M) contract.

Denver..GM-John Elway continues trade talks with Washington about deal for LB-Su’a Cravens.

Browns..GM-John Dorsey says he would entertain trade offers for #1 pick in draft…Browns have 7-picks in first 3-rounds.

Packers…Vote of confidence for bakcup QB-Brett Hundley-who went (3-6) as a starter.

Minnesota…Coach Mike Zimmer said assistant coaches asked for multiyear contracts…reason why he won’t let them leave for other jobs…otherwise be willing to take 1-year deal.

Giants..GM-Dave Gentlemen says Eli Apple-CB-has a clean slate after a year of distractions…’but he must realize it must be about the team-not him’

Seattle..reportedly taking trade offers for DE-Michael Bennett…(7.4M) cap figure.

Miami…Former OT-Branden Albert arrested-threatening police officer…obstruction of justice.

Buffalo…legenday QB-Jim Kelly confirming ‘oral cancer’ has returned to his mouth area…begging chemo again after lengthy 2014 battle against the disease.

(Injuries)

Vikings…QB-Sam Bradford told he has developed degenerative knee condition
Seattle..CB-Richard Sherman has 2nd chillies surgery.
Patriots…OG-Antonio Garcia missed last year with blood clot in lungs

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(College)

Aztecs..Unveil 2018-schedule….7-home…5-road games….Tough road schedule….at Stanford-at Boise-at Fresno….Only attractive name on home schedule is Arizona State.

Aztecs…RB-Rashaad Penny goes thru full workout and testing with running backs at NFL combine on Friday.

Ohio State…Buckeyes C-Billy Price-high draft pick-tears bicep weightlifting at NFL combine.

Alabama…Crimson Tide land transfer QB-Gardner Mishew-former starter at East Carolina.

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………(Hockey)………

San Diego Gulls-Ontario…Friday night AHL hockey….Gulls have won 9-of-11.

LA Kings-W-Columbus….Jeff Carter scores 3rd goal in 3-games since coming off season long injured list…Kings wipe out (2-0) deficit….reel off 4-straight goals…Thursday night action

LA Kings..sign C-Gabe Villardi-#1 draft pick last year….has scored 142P in 134-games in Ontario Hockey League in last 2-plus years.

Seattle…..Take 25,000-season ticket orders in 30-minute period on Thursday….Fans make 500-to-1,000 down payments for possible expansion team in 2020…..Oakview Group says NHL may make decision on granting franchise in June.

Vancouver…Lose F-Loui Ericsson for season with fractured rib.

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……..(General)…………

PGA-Golf…WGC-Mexico City…..Louis Ousthuizen shoots (-7-64) to take opening round lead….(65)Chris Paisley…..(67) Jon Rahm…..(69) Phil Mickelson.

NASCAR….Runs 3rd race of season….Las Vegas 500.

English Premeir League
..Manchester City-W-Arsenal…City scores 3-goals in first half…now (24-1-3) on year.
..Manchester City-vs-Chelsea on Sunday
..Liverpool-vs-Newcastle on Saturday

USOC…CEO-Scott Blackmon steps down over continued criticism that USOC knew as fatback as 2015 about Gymnastics doctor Larry Nassan and sexual assault issues with female athletes…and did not act promptly until 2017 when Indianapolis Star broke the story.

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