Hacksaw’s Headlines–Monday

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Chargers-L-Tennessee…(27-10)….San Diego lst team offense goes 75Y-for TD on opening drive…Melvin Gordon catches 44-Y-TD pass….Gordon 4-good runs on opening series…Titans bomb San Diego defense rest of nite…DeMarco Murray (71Y) TD run…Bishop Sankey (41Y) TD run…Heisman Trophy winner Derek Henry 4-solid runs….Titans defense 2-interceptions off Zack Mettenberger-Mike Bercovici….Chargers had 9-penalties…7-on offensive line….Titans stampeded for (288Y) rushing…finished with (437Y) total offense.

Chargers…Best outings…Melvin Gordon 4-carries and 44Y-TD catch..TE-Hunter Henry (3R-43Y)…RB-Ken Farrow (85APY)…OG-Ken Wiggins

Chargers..Poor outings…Zack Mettenberger (2-8) passing-interception..Mike Bercovici-3 completetions-interception….C-Max Tuerk-2 penalties…Ty Burwell-3 penalties..Chargers defense gave up runs of 8-8-9-9-9-11-14-15-16-41-71.yards..(288Y) rushing in all to Titans.

Chargers..Injuries..WR-Travis Benjamin-Jevontee Herndon remain out with injuries…LB-Tourek Williams left game with injury…WR-Tyrell Williams-leg tightness…OG-Orlando Franklin wearing knee brace


Rams-W-Dallas (28-24)…Sean Mannion comes off bench-throws 3-TD passes in second half…leads LA (74-80Y) TD drives final 2-possessions…lst round pick Jared Goff (4-9) 38Y-Interception-Sack…Attendance (89,140) at LA Coliseum.

Raiders-W-Arizona (31-10)..Matt McGloin 2TD passes in (:20)..George Atkinson (35-53) TD runs

Denver-W-Chicago (22-0)..Broncos defense 7-sacks..Mark Sanchez (99Y) passing

Seahawks-W-Chiefs (17-16)..Trev Boykin 88Y-TD drive final minute-2 point conversion.

Falcons-W-Redskins Matt Schaub (179P)

Eagles-W-Tampa Bay (17-9)..Carson Wentz (12-24) 89Y-interception in debut

Patriots-W-Saints (34-22)..Jimmy Gazrapp9lo (168Y) passing..Ty Gaffney (64Y) rushing.

Ravens-W-Carolina (22-19)..Ryan Mallett-Josh Johnson combine (174Y) passing

Jets-W-Jaguars (1709)..Geno Smith (8-14) 79Y-passing..Bryce Petty (93Y) passing.

Lions-W-Steelers (30-17)..Dwayne Washington 96Y-kickoff return
Miami-W-Giants (27-10)..Matt Moore (122Y) passing.

Vikings-W-Bengals (17-16)..Teddy Bridgewater (92Y) passing-TD

Packers-W-Browns (17-11)..Joe Callahan (124Y) passing TD..Pack defense 4-sacks

Colts-W-Bills (19-18)..Jordan Todman 42Y-TD catch and run late in game


Bills..Give QB-Tyrod Taylor pay raise…(1Y-9.5M) with option 2nd year.

Cowboys…Rule out any interest in QB-Johnny Manziel.

Broncos..LB-Shilo Kio-2G suspension for DUI.

Packers..TE-Andrew Quarless-2G suspension-gun incident

Saints..Sign FA-CB-Cortland Finnegan-ex-Titans.

Raiders..Former OC-Barrett Robbins arrested in Florida-assaulting woman and daughter in fite outside hotel.


Eagles..QB-Carson Wentz-fractured ribs-may miss rest of camp
Steelers..TE-Ladarius Green did not tell team of chronic headaches from concussions-

Seahawks..OT-J’Marcus Webb-strained knee

Patriots..WR-Malcom Mitchell-out 4-weeks-dislocated elbow

Bills..S-Aaron Williams-concussion..LB-IK Enemkpeli-serious knee injury
Browns..WR-Terrelle Pryor-hand injury..RB-Isiah Crowell-shoulder
Broncos..WR-Bennie Fowler-fractured elbow


Rams…Home opener (89,140) at LA Coliseum….Cowboys owner Jerry Jones, who engineered Rams move to LA….”Vote on LA-lifted everyone in NFL”…..”Right owner-right team in LA market”….”I think the world of Dean Spanos”…..”Chargers should not consider Las Vegas”……”The Raiders fit Las Vegas-you need National Cache”

Rams..RB-Tre Mason arrested-led police on long ATV chase thru neighborhoods in Florida.
Raiders..Ex-C-Barrett Robins-arrested-assulat woman-and-daughter-punched them in head infront of hotel…then sat down on bench and waited for police.


Aztecs….Coach Rocky Long lauds move of TE-Dan Brunskill into LT slot.

UCLA….LB-Mique Juarez-missing from workouts 3-days in row-personall issues.

USC….WR-JuJu Smith-remains out with toe issues.

Florida State..QB-Sean McGuire out-broken foot.



Padres-L-Mets (5-1)..Neil Walker-Wilmer Flores HRs off Clayton Richard…Steven Matz had no hitter into 8th inning in torrid 96-degree heat…Padres now (50-67).

San Diego-Tampa Bay…Friars open series Suncoast Dome..Luis Perdomo (5-6)-vs-Drew Smyly (4-11).

Padres…Continue pitching staff shuffle..callup P-Brandon Morrow-spent year rehabbing.

Padres..P-Tyson Ross-49P-bullpen outing-no problem with ankle

Padres..OF-Jon Jay returns to San Diego for CT-scan on slow healing broken arm.

Padres…Former San Diego players struggling
James Shields…(5-14) 26-homers allowed
Ian Kennedy (6-9) 27-homers allowed
Matt Kemp..hitting (.233) Atlanta
Justin Upton..hitting (232) Detroit
Melvin Upton..hitting (.180) Toronto

Dodgers-L-Pirates (11-3)..Jody Mercer 2R-HR..Sean Rodriguez 3R-Hr in lst inning off Brett Anderson….Anderson leaves after 1st inning with injured pitching wrist-had just come off the disabled list after 4-months rehabbing back surgery.

Dodgers..Put P-Brandon McCarthy back on DL-with hip impingement…had walked 15-batters in last 8-innings of work…14th time on DL in career.
Dodgers…May activate P-Rich Hill from DL-been out two months with blister issues
Dodgers..P-Clayton Kershaw throws for 3rd day in row-teting ailing back.

LA…off on Monday night

Angels-L-Indians (5-4)..Halos lose 10th in row-worst losing streak since 1999…Jeered Weaver (5inn-5R-10H)…Waste 2R-HR from Ji Man Choi..Gio Soto solo HR.

Halos-Seattle…Monday matchups Ricky Nolasco (4-9)-vs-Felix Hernandez (6-4)

Angels..Ownership to reopen negotiations about new Stadium with Anaheim after talks with Tustin end because of financing issues.

Angels..P-Garrett Richards-elbow exam-healing-ligament-could throw Tuesday

Angels..Send 1B-CJ Cron out on rehab …DL-OF-Shane Robinson
Angels..Sign FA-P-Andrew Bailey-ex A’s Red Sox closer..
Angels..Release P-Al Albuquerque


Giants-L-Orioles..Jon Schoop 3R-HR-9th..SF blew (7-3) lead..Giants (9-18)
Red Sox-W-Arizona..Mookie Betts 2R-HR..hits 2-3R-HR..Zack Greinke (1.2inn-9R)..
Cubs-L-Cardinals..Steve Piscotty 3R-HR..Brandon Moss HR-comeback win
Yankees-L-Tampa Bay..Evan Longoria 3R-double..Nick Franklin 3R-HR….

Blue Jays-W-Astros..Troy Tulowitzki-Russell Martin-Edwin Encarnarcio HRs.

Washington-W-Braves..Anthony Rondon 3R-HR..

Phillies-W-Rockies..Jimmy Paredes RBI single-double-solo HR..

Reds-L-Brewers..Ryan Braun 2R-double..solo HR..3R-HR..
Royals-W-Twins…Lorezo Cain 3RBI..Paolo Orlando 3R-HR.
White Sox-L-Marlins..Tom Koehler 2RBI-pitches to win.
Tigers-W-Rangers..Mike Fuler 10th win of yer…
Mariners-W-A’s…Kyle Seager RBI double..3R-double.


Cardinals..Matt Holliday-fractured hand-hit by -pitch

Marlins..DL-OF-Giancarlo Stanton-severe groin..DL-P-Adam Conley-hand
Indians..Surgery OF-Michael Brantley-chronic shoulder bicep issue
Yankees..DL-P-Nathan Eovaldi-elbow

Orioles..DL-P-Darren O’Day..rotator cuff
Rockies…1B-Mark Reynolds-hamate bone hand injury

Rockies..Send P-Chad Qualls to AAA-rehab
Phillies..Option 3B-Cody Asche to AAA
Mets..P-Zach Wheeler-to see Dr. James Andrews-elbow issues again


Yankees..Callup OF-Aaron Judge-1B-Tyler Austin from AAA

Washington…Buyout P-Jon Papelbon-11M deal-(4.37ERA) demoted as closer

Cardinals..Visit OF-Carlos Gomez-ex Astros

Orioles..Release P-Tom Gorzellany
Braves..DFA-P-Roberto Hernandez.

Rockies..Callup 1B-Ben Paulson

Braves..Sign FA-3B-Kyle Kubtia

Phillies..Sign FA-P-Pat Schuster.
Mets..Option P-Logan Verrett to AAA.


Yankees..Alex Rodriguez released on Saturday…will get (27M) last year of contract…Marlins-Tampa Bay may be interested…finished season with (.200) average..Marlins loss of Giancarlo Stanton may open roster spot for A-Rod..but Manager Don Mattingly not sure A-Rod can play in field.

Yankees..New York columnist attack A-Rod…used words like…”Con Job…Soap Opera..Bush League…Insessant Liar…Polarizing…Faked Sincerity…Narcissist”

Braves..Tell OF-Matt Kemp he must lose weight…(215lbs)…hitting just (.206) in Atlanta.



Cleveland…Cavs give LeBron James (3Y-100M) extension.



Colorado…Patrick Roy shocks Avalanche-quitting as coach in on-going dipuste with GM-Joe Sakic-wanted more input on player deals…(130-92-24) in 3-years-but missed playoffs two seasons in row.

Las Vegas…NHL expansion team settling in nicknames..Finalists include Nighthawks..Desert Hawks…Red Hawks…Silver Hawks.



Olympics…Track….Mens-100M Finals…Usain Bolt blows away field with (9.81) time to win gold….Justin Gatlin ran disappointing (9.89) to finish second with silver…

Olympics…Track….Semi Finals..Bolt cruised to win in heat (9.86)…Gatlin won his heat (9.94)…deGrasse came home (9.92)

Olympics….Michael Phelps wraps up amazing career with 5-Gold Medals and Silver…says he will not compete in 2020-games…Ends career with 28-medals in all…23-gold.

Olympics…Katie Ledecky wins 4-gold medals..destroys record in Womens 800-freestyle-winning by 11-seconds.

Olympics…Swimmer Ryan Lochte-one of 4-swimmers robbed outside French hotel 11pm…armed robbers wearing police clothings took wallets, money, jewelry…None were injury.

Olympics…Team USA-Women’s Soccer comes home after penalty kick shootout loss to Sweden…..Swedes scored 4-shootout goals against Hope Solo…She calls Swedish team “cowards” for playing defensive soccer to try to get to shootout…

Olympics..US Basketball wins over France (100-97)…Klay Thompson scores (30P) in win…French played without NBA star-Tony Parker-out with toe injury…US now (5-0) after group play..

Olympics..US Women bury China …going after 6th straight gold.

NASCAR…Indy Car…Formula 1-all had weekend off…


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