Hacksaw’s Headlines–Monday

Posted by on August 19th, 2019  •  0 Comments  • 

……(FOOTBALL)……..

Chargers….Star S-Derwin James lost for 4-months with stress fracture of foot…Surgery this week….Will miss 12-weeks of action…injured in joint practices with Saints on Friday….Rookie season (105-tackles..3-interceptions)…played 99% of team snaps last season.

Chargers..WR-Keenan Allen to be held out of rest of preseason games-ankle sprain….swelling on knee.

Chargers-L-Saints (19-17)…Saints kicker Will Lutz hits 28Y-FG with :(65) left capping a furious comeback win….Chargers lost (17-3) lead in second half….QB-Taysom Hill came off the bench to lead 4-long drives…3-of them resulting in scores in the win….Saints also turned the ball over at the Bolts 2-and-10 going in for scores…Hill (136P-55R) in the second half….Colby Jumper interception late in 4th quarter ended Chargers hopes of comeback….

Chargers…
..Bolts defense had 3-takeaways
..DT-Jerry Tillery QB sack..QB pressure..1-tackle for loss…1-QB hit..3-tackles
..RB-Trumaine Pope had 81Y-punt return for TD
..RB-Justin Jackson had runs of 8-17 years.
..QB-Cardale Jones (10-14) 111Y-passing
..WR-Andre Patton (4R-62Y) 1TD
..WR-Artavis Scott (4R-67Y)
..Chargers…11-penalties including 2-facemask majors
..Off Line allowed 8-hits on QBs
..QB-Easton Stick throws 2nd interception in 2-games
..Chargers…now (0-2) in preseason
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Rams-L-Dallas (14-10)..Cowboys RB-Tony Pollard (5C-42Y)..QB-Dak Prescott (5-5) passing….Rams QB-Brandon Allen (115P)…Rams sat virtually entire starting lineup in game in Hawaii….Game marred by 29-penalties.

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Raiders-W-Arizona (33-26)..QB-Mike Glennon (175P-2TD)…QB-Nathan Peterman (8-8) passing…RB-Josh Jacobs (57R)…Raiders (373Y) offense…Raiders defense held QB-Kyler Murray (3-8)-2 sacks-safety…Murray 4-possessions-only 13Y-offense.

Raiders..WR-Antonio Brown goes thru first full practice running routes to test ailing feet….but leaves camp on Sunday in dispute with NFL over helmet issues.

Raiders..GM-Mike Mayock…”It is time for Antonio Brown to either be all in or all out with us….We have 89-other players who are doing what they they need to do…He needs to be here”

Raiders…Release WR-Jordan Lasley…ex-UCLA
Raiders..Activate OG-Denzelle Good from PUP-back injury

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(Scoreboard)

Seahawks-L-Vikings..Minnesota QB-Kyle Sloter (116P-TD)…RB-Alex Mattison (41R)……Seattle CB-DeShawn Sheed 88Y-Intc-TD…..QB-Paxton Lynch (6-15)-67Y…leaves with concussion on helmet hit.

Eagles-W-Jaguars..QB-Clay Thorson (175P-1TD) for Philly

Jets-W-Atlanta..Jets defense 3-takeaways-5 QB-sacks in win

Bengals-W-Redskins..QB-Ryan Finley (150P) in win

Ravens-W-Packers..QB-Trace McSorley (74P) for Baltimore

Bills-W-Carolina..QB-Josh Allen (9-11) 102Y..Matt Barkley (110P)

Giants-W-Bears..QB-Daniel Jones (11-14) 161Y-passing in NY win

Tampa Bay-W-Miami..QB-Ryan Griffin (201P)..Bucs defense 5-sacks

Browns-W-Colts..QB-Garrett Gilbert (151Y-2TD) passing..Game had (29Pen-283Y)

Patriots-W-Titans..QB-Jarrett Stidham (193P-TD) for New England

Steelers-W-Chiefs..QB-Mason Rudolph (10-15) 77Y for Pittsburgh

Houston-W-Detroit..QB-Joe Webb (186P-TD)..RB-Buddy Howell (84R)

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(Schedule)……Monday Night

Denver-49ers….Joe Flacco to start for Broncos…QB-Jim Garoppolo coming off bad practices…threw 5-interceptions on 5-straight passes in practice.

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(Injuries)

Saints…OT-Chris Clarke-possible broken ankle
Saints..OT-Michael Ola-knee injury
Arizona..CB-Robert Alford-fractured leg
Atlanta..S-Damontae Kazee-ribs
Cowboys..OT-Tyron Jones-back stiffness
Seattle..DE-Ziggy Ansuh-groin
Chiefs..S-Tyrann Mathieu-shoulder
Bills..OG-Ty Nseke-knee strain
Bills..TE-Tyler Kroft-setback in rehab-knee injury
Packers..QB-Aaron Rodgers out of practice-back stiffness

Jaguars..Activate WR-Marqise Lee from PUP list-knee

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(Roster Moves)

Patriots…NFL reinstates WR-Josh Gordon from drug suspension…has been disciplined by the NFL 5-times in his career….has missed 57-games in 7-years…has played in just 52-games….in career (220Rec-17YPC)…Patriots put him on NFI-Non football injured list until he completes conditioning drills..

Eagles..Sign FA-QB-Josh McCown-ex Jets-Browns
Ravens..Sign FA-LB-Don Payne-ex Jaguars
Texans..Sign FA-CB-Jermaine Ponder-ex Steelers
Jaguars..Sign FA-RB-Elijah Woods-ex Raiders
Jets..Sign FA-LB-Albert McLellan-ex Ravens

Eagles..Release TE-Braxton Miller-ex Ohio State QB
Eagles..Release LB-Paul Worrilow
Buffalo..Release OG-Nico Siragusa-ex Aztecs
Patriots…Release WR-Donnie Inman-ex Chargers
Arizona..Workout FA-DT-Corey Liuget-ex Chargers

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(Teams)

Bears..Mourn passing of RB-Cedric Benson-former #1 pick…kiilled in motorcycle accident in Texas on Saturday….was (36Y)…2nd all. time leading rusher at U-Texas

NFL…Fines Jets S-Adrian Colbert (28,000) for helmet hit-ejection in game last weekend.

Tampa Bay…GM-Jason Licht-given 5Y-contract extension

CFL…QB-Winnipeg Blue Bombers…Lose QB-Matt Nichols with possible fractured arm….7th starting QB from 9-teams to suffer major injury in first half of season.

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(College Football)

Aztecs….Black defeats Red in Fall scrimmage…SDSU offense puts up (478Y) offense…RB-Zidane Thomas (72Y) rushing…RB-Kaegun Williams (9C-41Y)….RB-Justin Dinka 74Y-TD run….QB-Jordan Brookshire (123Y) passing…QB-Marc Salazar (1-4) passing…K-Matt Araiz 3-field goals

Aztecs..Unveil blueprints for 35,000-seat Football Stadium to be built in Mission Valley…3-levels on each sideline…ideal for soccer stadium too…Groundbreaking in March….SDSU-City still negotiating sale price of 133-acres of land at Qualcomm sight.

UCLA..Players praise coach Chip Kelly ‘Sports Science’ program for sleep-diet-training…Rest periods..cold tub recovery.

USC…Coach Clay Helton…’we have 4-potential starting QBs on roster’….JT Daniels-sophomore-being pushed for staring job.

USC…WR-Bru McCoy remains out of practice…has had a low grade fever for 7-weeks…seen 3-blood specialists….NCAA has not ruled on his appeal to play immediately after transfer back from U-Texas.

USD…Toreros coach Dale Lindsey-still undecided on starting QB…has to replace Anthony Lawrence-who started 47-games in a row…Also replacing 4-starting OL.

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Ohio University…Names Julie Cromer-Arkansas as Athletic Director replacing Jim Schaus who left Bobcats to become Commissioner of Southern Conference.

Mike McGee….Former Athletic Director at USC and South Carolina..passes away (80Y)

Miami-Florida…Sign home and home contract for Hurricanes-Gators to play each other

Miami..Move QB-Tate Martell to WR…transfer from Ohio State

Utah…Lands DT-Mafi Hill-transfer from Michigan State.

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………..(BASEBALL)………….

Padres-W-Phillies (3-2)….C-Austin Hedges 4-hits including winning home run….Joey Lucchesi (6inn-2R-3H) labored thru 109 pitches…..San Diego lost 9-of-16 games….(12-20) since All Star break…

Padres-at-Cincinnati….Monday pitching matchup…Eric Lauer (6-8)-vs-Trevor Bauer (1-1)

Padres…DL-SS Fernando Tatis-stress fracture of back…likely to miss rest of season
Padres..DL-2B-Ian Kinsler-herniated disc in neck-gone for year
Padres..OF-Josh Naylor leaves game-possible chest injury on swing
Padres..Callup OF-Travis Jankowski-hitting (.299) at El Paso
Padres..Callup SS-Ty France-was hitting (.399) at El Paso
Padres..Send P-Robert Stock out on rehab

Padres..Forbes Magazine reporting from sources-Manager Andy Green has ‘lost the teams clubhouse’….Padres (12-20) since All Star break…Green headed for 4th straight losing season.

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Dodgers-L-Atlanta (5-3)….Rafael Ortega Grand Slam HR off reliever Dustin May…..Waste Cody Bellinger HR in loss…..LA on (13-5) tear…(82-44) on season

Dodgers…off day on Monday

Dodgers..MLB-hands P-Julio Urias 20-game suspension after completion of probe of domestic violence incident in May in which he knocked girlfriend down to pavement in argument outside bar.

Dodgers…Activate 3B-Jedd Gyorko from DL..was (8-19) 2HR on rehab assignment.

Dodgers..Send OF-Christian Taylor out on rehab-fractured forearm
Dodgers…Send 2B-Keke Hernandez out on rehab

Dodgers..Option P-JRT Chargois to Oklahoma City

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Angels-W-White Sox (7-3)…Michael This 3R-HR..2R-double…Shohei Ohtani 2R-HR……..Halos won 8-of-13 games

Angels-Texas…Monday pitching matchup…Dillon Peters (3-1)-vs-Kolby Allard (1-2)

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(Sunday Scoreboard)

Houston-W-A’s..Alex Bregman 3R-HR…Astros (79-46)…Athletics on (13-6) streak

Yankees-L-Indians..Mike Freeman 3R-HR..Orlando Mercado 2R-HR…Mike Clevinger (10K-5innings) for Tribe.. .NY won 16-of-20….Yankees (83-43)…Indians (74-51)…Tribe (18-9) stretch

Mets-W-Royals…Peter Alonso sets NL Rookie Record with 40th HR of season…Mike Conforto 3R-HR..RBI single in win….NY won (18-of-23)….KC (44-80)

Twins-W-Texas…Marwin Gonzalez-Jorge Polanco 2R-double..Minnesota (76-48)

Giants-L-Arizona…Adam Jones 2R-triple….SF won 6-of-8

Seattle-W-Toronto…Tom Murphy 2R-HR…Kyle Seager-Keon Broxton solo HRs for M’s…Blue Jays (52-75)…Seattle (52-73)

Cubs-W-Pirates….Jayson Heyward-Nick Castellanos early HRs…Chicago just (3-6) stretch…Buccos lost 11-of-14
Tigers-L-Tampa Bay…Tommy Pham HR…Ji Man Choi 2R-single..Rays (73-52)…Tigers (37-84)

Cardinals-W-Reds..Paul Goldschmidt 2R-HR…St Louis won 7-of-9…Cincinnati just (2-6)

Washington-W-Milwaukee…Nationals hit 7-HRs in game…Anthony Rendon 3R-HR…Matt Adams 3R-HR….Juan Soto 2-solo HRs…Nationals (9-3) hot streak…..Brewers won 7-of-11

Red Sox-W-Orioles…Raf Devers 2R-HR..RBI double..Boston just (7-13)….Baltimore (39-85)

Colorado-W-Miami…Charley Blackmon HR…Nolan Arenado 2R-HR…Garrett Hampson RBI single in 10th…Rockies just (5-7)…Marlins now (45-78)

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(Roster Moves)

Yankees..Sign FA-P-Tyler Lyons-ex Pirates
Brewers..Sign FA-SS-Jung Kang-ex Pirartes
Atlanta..Sign FA-SS-Adeiny Hechevarria-ex Mets
Toronto..Sign FA-C-Beau Taylor-ex A’s

Marlins..DFA-SS-Devin Morrero
Royals..DFA-OF-Billy Hamilton
Atlanta..DFA-P-Wes Parsons
A’s..DFA-C-Dustin Garneau

Rays..Callup P-Peter Fairbanks
Giants..Callup P-Logan Webb (2.18-ERA-AAA)
Cubs..Callup 2B-Adam Russell
Astros..Callup P-Rogelio Armenteros (1.93-ERA)
Mets..Callup P-Paul Seward
Tampa Bay..Callup P-Trevor Richards

Orioles..Option P-Tom Eschelman..(6.50-ERA)
Rays..Option P-Jose DeLeon
Giants..Option P-Williams Jerez..Burch Smith..Kyle Barraclough

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(Injuries)

Phillies..Surgery..P-Jake Arrieta-bone spur elbow
Phillies..P-Dave Robertson-elbow ligament surgery

Red Sox..DL-P-Chris Sale-elbow inflammation
Mets..DL-P-Robert Gsellman-tripcep
Washington..DL-P-Sean Doolittle-knee
Houston..DL-SS-Aledmys Diaz-hospitalized-breating problems
Phillies..DL-OF-Roman Quinn-groin
Braves..DL-OF-Ender Inciarte-3red time
Rockies..DL-P-Chad Bettis

Phillies..OF-Bryce Harper-left game-heat exhaustion-dehydration
Reds..3B-Eugenio Suarez-sprained thumb
Mets..OF-JD Davis-calf injury
Toronto..MRI-3B-Lourdes Gurriel-quad
Toronto..MRI-OF-Vlad Guerrero-knee

Cubs..P-Brandon Morrow-live BP-out all year forearm injuries
Tampa Bay..P-Tyler Glasnow-throws bullpen-forearm injury
A’s..P-Matt Harvey throws 4-shotout innings in rehab start-Las Vegas

Yankees..1B-Luke Voit-rehab to test ailing core injury
White Sox..Rehab-OF-Yoan Moncada
Tigers..Rehab OF-Jaimer Candelario
Reds..P-Tyler Mahle sent out on rehab
Indians..P-Carlos Carrasco-sent on rehab-recovering leukemia
Mets..Rehab OF-Brandon Nimmo-neck issues
Washington..Rehab 1B-Ryan Zimmerman
Miami..P-Jose Urena goes out on rehab
A’s..P-Marco Estrada sent out on rehab

Tigers..Activate P-Jordan Zimmerman-neck issue
Cubs..Activate P-Brandon Kintzler
Miami..Activate 2B-Neil Walker
Cubs..Activate P-Craig Kimberl-on DL with knee issue

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(Teams)

Braves..Benched OF-Ron Acuna during Sunday game-not hustling on extra base hit
Reds….Announce broadcaster Marty Brennaman will be inducted into Hall of Fame…Radio voice 43-years.

Minnesota..P-Ian Kroll-suspended 50G-MLB-Drug abuse violation

Pirates…Report Manager Clint Hurdle lost control of clubhouse..numerous incidents with P-Keona Kela-Kyle Creek-no clubhouse leadership

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…………(BASKETBALL)……….

Lakers…Lose C-DeMarcus Cousins for year with torn knee ligament-3rd major injury in 4-year span for NBA star

Lakers…Making contact with FA-C-Jokim Noah-ex Knicks….C-Dwight Howard-ex Memphis…Kenneth Faried-ex Denver….Nene Hilario-ex Denver as possible replacement for Cousins on roster….Memphis gives Dwight Howard permission to talk to Lakers about contract.

Spurs..Sign FA-F-Daulton Hommes (6’7)-star Point Loma Nazarene…averaged (25P-9R) last year…averaged (8P) in Las Vegas Summer League.

Charlotte..Yet to offer contract to F-Jalen McDaniels-ex Aztec…was 2nd round pick…averaged just (2PPG) in Las Vegas summer league…Hornets have just 1-slot left on roster for a player on 2-way contract to go to NBA-G League.

Milwaukee..Sign FA-G-Jaylen Adams-ex Atlanta Hawks
Cavaliers..Sign FA-G-Jerrell Martin-ex Orland

TNT..Hires Stan Van Gundy-ex Pistons coach…as Studio Analyst.

USD…Rugged Non conference basketball schedule…Torerors to play Cal Irvine..Washington…Colorado…Stanford…SDSU….in addition to Gonzaga-St Maryy’s-BYU in conference.

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……….(HOCKEY)………..

Winnipeg….Jets have 6M-cap space-yet to sign hi scoring Patrick Laine.
Maple Leafs…Toronto has just 6M-cap space-yet to sign leading scorer Mitch Marner
Canucks…Have 4M-cap space-yet to sign RW-Brock Boeser.

Carolina..Sign top college FA-D-Chas Priske-Quinnipiac star…was former draft pick of Washington Capitals.

Vancouver..Give GM-Jim Benning 3Y-contract extension

Minnesota..2nd interviews for Scott Mellanly-Montreal..Bill Guerin-Penguins for Wild vacant GM job

Montreal….Lose F-Joel Teasdale for 7-months..2-torn knee ligament in off season training…scored 57-goals in Quebec League last season.

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……….(GENERAL)…………….

PGA Tour…BMW Championships….Justin Thomas scorches course with (61) on Saturday-built 6-stroke lead-coasted to win…Thomas had 5-birdies and 2-eagles in Saturday round..won by 3-strokes over Patrick Cantalay

Tiger Woods….Had 71-71-65-72 on final day…fades and finishes 37th…fails to make the cut to go to the next round of Fed X-Cup playoffs..

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NASCAR….Bristol 400…Denny Hamlin stalked leaders for 20-laps then grabbed lead with 12-laps to go…wins 4th race of season.

NASCAR…Jimmie Johnson crashes-falls far back…virtually out of Chase for Championship spot now….winless in 82-straight races

NASCAR…Dale Earnhardt Junior will return to booth with NBC-next weekend after recovering from minor injuries in fiery plane crash on his Lear Jet when landing gear snapped on landing…plane careened off runway…thru fence into gully…burst into flames.

Indy Car…Pocono 500….Race fed flagged by bad 4th lap crash…Takuma Sato cuts off Ryan Hunter Reay trying to pass triggering 5-car crash….Driver Felix Rosnqvist taken to hospital with injuries after car got airborne into catch fence…Sato car flipped upside down in reck and landed on top of Hunter Real car…Race called after 120-laps by severe lightning storms….Will Power gets victory….Indy car may discipline Sato for causing another bad accident..

Indy Car…Pocono Raceway officials fear they will lose their race on Indy car schedule…No negotiations on contract extension

Formula 1-off weekend

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Horse Racing…Pacific Classic….Higher Power dominates back half of race to win 1M-race at Delmar…Won by impressive 5-lengths.

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English Premier League

..Manchester City-Hot Spur..(2-2) tie..Raheem Sterling-Sergio Aguero score early in game for City.
..Arsenal-W-Burnley..Pierre Aubameyang scores 2nd game winning goal in a week.
..Bournemouth-W-Aston Villa..Score 2-goals in first 10-minutes
..Everton-W-Watford..Bernard scores (10′) mark
..Norwich City-W-Newcastle..Teemu Pukii scores all 3-goals for Canaries in upset win
..West Ham-W-Brighton..Javier Hernandez-Chicharito scores in 81′
..Liverpool-W-Southampton…Roberto Firmino game winning goal
..Sheffield-W-Crystal Palace..United scores 1st win since promotion
..Chelsea-Leicester City…(Tie)…Will Ndidi scores (67’) to earn (1-1) tie for Leicester City.
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Roller Derby….Gerry Murray-legendary roller skating star passes away (98)….starred in series in 1950s-60s…skating for New York Chiefs in Roller Derby.

CBS-TV…Jack Whitaker-longtime sports anchor and essayist…passes away (95Y)…Did early NFL-Masters-Olympic coverage on network in 1960s and 70s…

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