Hacksaw’s Headlines–Monday

Posted by on October 28th, 2019  •  0 Comments  • 

…………..(FOOTBALL)…………..

Chargers-W-Bears (17-16)….Bears kicker Eddie Pineiro misses game winning field goal with (:02) left after missing another field goal in 1st half…..Bears had ball at Chargers 1-4-7-14-21-yard line never scored a TD-had 3-field goals-2 misses….Philip Rivers (219Y) passing…Melvin Gordon 19Y-TD run…Austin Eckeler 11Y-TD catch…Bolts had 4-quarterback sacks-fumble recovery-interception but struggled all day to move the ball…Chicago wasted David Montgomery (135Y) rushing day….Bolts (3-5)…Bears (3-4)

Chargers..Activated OT-Russell Okung from NFI-list after he recovered from blood clots…started-played 1st half then came out

Chargers..WR-Keenan Allen-hamstring issue-played-2 dropped passes including TD
Chargers..WR-Mike Williams 2-dropped passes including wide open TD
Chargers..3-DTs sat out game with injuries including Brandon Mebane-Justin Jones plus LB-Jatavis Brown.

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(Scoreboard)

Chiefs-L-Green Bay (31-24)….Chiefs lose 3rd straight game at Arrowhead Stadium…..QB-Aaron Rodgers (305P-3TD-5 sacks) in see-saw game..RB-Aaron Jones scored on 67Y-TD pass-Jones finishes with )7R-159Y) receiving and (67Y-rushing) for (226APY) night…..KC-QB-Matt Moore (267P-2TD)………KC (5-3)…Packers (7-1)

Raiders-L-Houston (27-24)..QB-Deshaun Watson (279P-3TD)…..WR-DeAndre Hopkins (11R-109Y)……TE-Darren Fells 2TDs…..outguns QB-Derek Carr (285P-3TD)….WR-Hunter Renfrew 65Y-TD……Oakland (3-4)..Texans (5-3)

Broncos-L-Colts (15-13)..Adam Viniteri 51Y-FG with (:22)…Kicked 41-51-55FGs in come from behind win…QB-Jacob Brissett (202P-34R) in win…Jaoe Flacco (174P-3 sacks) in loss …Denver (2-6)…Colts (5-2)

Rams-W-Bengals (24-20)….QB-Jared Goff (372P-2TD)…WR-Cooper Kupp (7R-220Y)-65TD….Andy Dalton (239P-TD) in loss…LA (8-0)..Cincinnati (0-8)

Seattle-W-Atlanta (27-20)..QB-Russel Wilson (182P-2TD…RBs Chris Carson-Rashad Penny (145Y) combined rushing…Backup QB-Matt Schaub (460P-TD-Int).. QB…Seahawks (6-2)…Falcons (1-7)

Eagles-W-Bills (31-13)…RBs Jordan Howard-Miles Sanders combine (170Y) rushing…..Sanders 65Y-TD run breaks game open…Carson Wants (172P-TD)…Bills QB-Josh Allen (169P-45R) in loss….Philadelphia (4-4)…Buffalo (5-2)

Giants-L-Lions (31-26)….QB-Matthew Stafford (342P-3TD)….WR-Ken Gollady (6R-123Y-2TD) in win…QB-Daniel Jones (322P-4TD-Fumble-Sack) in loss…NY (2-6)…Detroit (3-3-1)

Tampa Bay-L-Tennessee (27-23)….QB-Ryan Tannehill (193P-3TD)…..Bucs QB-Jameis Winston (301P-2TD-2Int-3 sacks) in loss….Bucs (2-5)….Titans (4-4)

Arizona-L-Saints (31-9)…QB-Drew Brees (373P-3TD…RB-Latavious Murray (102R)….WR-Mike Thomas (11R-112Y)…..QB-Kyler Murray (220P-0TD) in loss…Cardinals (3-4-1)..Saints (7-1)

Jaguars-W-Jets (29-15)….QB-Gardner Minsh3w (279P-3TD)….Chris Conley 70Y-TD catch…RB-Leonard Fournette (76R)…Jets QB-Sam Darnold (218P-TD)….Jags defense 3-interceptions-8 QB sacks……Jacksonville (4-4)….Jets (1-6)

Carolina-L-San Francisco (51-13)….RB-Tevin Coleman scores on TD runs 1-19-48Y….-finishes (105R)….Niners defense 7-QB sacks-Interception……..RB-Christian McCaffrey (117R-38Y receiving) in loss….Niners (7-0)…Panthers (4-3)

Patriots-W-Browns..(27-13)….Patriots defense 5-sacks-Interception-2 Fumble recoveries…jumped out to (17-0) lead-coast to victory…Donte Hightower 26Y-TD-fumble recovery…..Julian Edelman 2-TD catches…RB-Nick Chubb 2-lost fumbles for Cleveland…Baker Mayfield (194P) in loss….Browns (13P-85Y)…New England (8-0)…Cleveland (2-5)

Pittsburgh-Miami….QB-Mason Rudolph returns to starting job after concussion 3-weeks ago…Steelers (2-4) coming off bye…Dolphins (0-6)

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(Injuries)

Houston..DE-JJ Watt-possible torn pectoral muscle-could be gone for the season…QB-Deshaun Watson-cut around eye-accidentally kicked
Seattle..OT-Justin Britt-torn ACL

Eagles..RB-Miles Saunders-shoulder injury
Bills..OT-Cody Ford-elbow
Detroit..CB-Rashaan Melvin-knee
Titans..OG-Roger Saffold-concussion
Arizona..DE-Cassius Marsh-concussion..RB-Chase Edmonds-hamstring
Jets..CB-Trumaine Johnson-ankle
Jacksonville..WR-Dede Westbrook-neck..WR-Marquise Lee-shoulder..CB-DJ Hayden-shoulder..S-Ron Harrison-neck

Washington..QB-Case Keenum remains in concussion protocol.
Arizona..RB-David Johnson-ankle issue
Carolina..QB-Cam Newton not cleared to play- Lisfranc foot issue
Denver..TE-Noah Fant-cut on foot
Jaguars..IR-DT-Marcel Darius-surgery abdominal injury
Giants..CB-Corey Ballantine-concussion
Giants..WR-Sterling Shepard ruled out-2 concussions 6-week span
Jets..LB-CJ Mosely-see specialist-chronic groin
Jets..OG-Keleche Osemele-surgery-severe labrum damage
Raiders..RB-Josh Jacobs-back discomfort

Vikings..CB-Holton Hill activated from suspended list
Bucs..DE-Jason Pierre Paul-activate from NFI-list

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(Roster Moves)

Jets..Release OG-Keleche Osemele after he went outside circle of team doctors to have shoulder surgery..Club fined him (579,000) for missing workouts-team meetings to go see specialist….Union filing grievance to recover his entire 9.8M-salary.

49ers..Release WR-Jordan Matthews-ex Eagles
Dallas..Release DE-Justin Hamilton

Atlanta..Activate QB-Danny Etling-from developmental squad

Jaguars..Sign FA-DT-Akeem Spence-ex Eagles
Ravens..Sign FA-LB-Ufomba Kamalu-ex Patriots

Redskins..Workout FA-TE’s Clive Wolford-ex Jets..Rico Gaethers-ex Cardinals.
New England..Workout FA-RB-Elijah McGuire-ex Jets

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(NFL Notes)

Bernie Parrish…Longtime Cleveland Browns CB-passes away (83Y)…led drive in 1960s to form Players Union…led lawsuit that led to 28M-damages given to older players…Part of Concussion lawsuit…had 29-career interceptions.

New England..WR-Antonio Brown says he is being blackballed by NFL teams while NFL continues investigation into sexual assault case.

Atlanta..Fine RB-Devonta Freeman (14,000) throwing punch
Dallas..Fine CB-Xavier Woods (28,000) hit on receiver
Miami..Fine DT-Christian Watker (10,000) throwing punch
Vikings…CB-Jayron Kearse arrested Sunday morning DUI and possession of gun.

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(College Football)

Aztecs…Move into AP rankings for first time this season..ranked 25th with (7-1) record

Aztecs-W-UNLV (20-17)…Tariq Thompson block punt for TD…Matt Araiza 2FGs…SDSU defense 3-sacks..5-tackles for loss…hold Rebels (2-14) on 3rd down…QW-Ryan Agnew (185P)…Aztecs RBs (150Y) rushing…..UNLV missed game tying field goal late in 4th quarter…SDSU now (7-1)..Rebels (2-6)

USD-W-Dayton (50-38)….QB-Reid Sinnet (314P-3TD)…RBs Emilio Martinez-Terrance Smith (300R) combined….Toreros won 16-road games in row in conference…33rd straight Pioneer Conference win.

UCLA-W-Arizona State (42-32)…RB-Joshua Kelly (164R-4TD)…QB-Dorian Thompson (176P-2TD)…Hold Devils RB-Eno Benjamin (46R)….Bruins (3-5)-won two in row…Devils (5-3)

USC-W-Colorado (35-31)..QB-Kedon Slovis (406P-4TD)…WR-Michael Pittman (7R-156Y-2TD) in Trojans win in Boulder..Buffs QB-Steven Montez (324P-3TD) in loss….Trojans (5-3)…CU falls to (3-5)

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(Mountain West)

Air Force-W-Utah State (31-7)..Falcons (448Y) rushing…hold QB-Jordan Love (114P)..Air Force (45:43) time of possession….AFA (6-2)…USU (4-3)

Wyoming-W-Nevada (31-3)..RB-Xavarian Valladay (206R)…QB-Sean Chambers (158P-2TD)…Cowboys (6-2)…Wolfpack (4-4)

Colorado State-W-Fresno State (41-31)…Rams QB-Patrick O’Brien (322P-2TD) ..RB-Marcus McElroy (117R) in upset win…Rams defense 2-interceptions…CSU (3-5)..Fresno (3-4)

San Jose-W-Army (34-29)….QB-Jordan Love (314P-3TD)…Matt Mercurio 4FGs….Cadets 4-fumbles…Lost 2-quarterbacks with injuries.

Hawaii-W-New Mexico (45-31)…Rainbow QB-Cole McDonald (237P-140R)..Hawaii (578Y-offense) in road win….Lobos lost despite (500Y-offense)….Hawaii (5-3)….New Mexico (2-6)

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(Pac 12)

Utah-W-California (35-0)…QB-Ty Huntley (214P)…RB-Zach Moss (115R-3TD)…Utes (473-83) edge in total offense…Utes (7-1)…Cal falls (4-4)

Oregon-W-Washington State (37-35)..Ducks RB-CJ Verdell (257R-3TD)…QB-Justin Herbert (222P)…..Cam Lewis 26Y-FG with (:02) left for win…Cougars QB-Anthony Gordon (406P-3TD-2Int) in loss…Ducks (7-1)…WSU (4-4)

Arizona-L-Stanford (41-31)..Cardinal QB-KJ Costello (312P-3TD)..RB-Cam Scarlett (102R-2TD)…..Stanford now (4-4)…Arizona (4-4)

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(Top 10)

1-Alabama-W-Arkansas…Backup QB-Max Jones (235P-3TD)..Tide (8-0) heading to bye week.

2-LSU-W-9-Auburn..QB-Joe Burrow (321P-TD)..RB-Clyde Helaire (136R) in win….LSU (8-0) headed to bye week before November 9th showdown with Alabama.

3-Ohio State-W-Wisconsin…DE-Chase Young 4-sacks..5 tackles for losses..2-forced fumbles…rB-JK Dobbins (163R-2TD in win.

4-Clemson-W-Boston College..QB-Trevor Lawrence (297P-3TD)

5-Oklahoma-L-Kansas State…Wildcats defense interception-fumble recovery-recover onside kick…Cats QB-Sky Thompson 4-erusing TDs…Sooners QB-Jalen Hurts (395P-96R) in loss.

6-Penn State-W-Michigan State..QB-Sean Clifford (189P-4TD) for Lions.

7-Florida-bye week

8-Notre Dame-L-Michigan…Wolverines defense holds Irish QB-Ian Book (8-25) 73Y-passing…Michigan 2-fumble recoveries-2 QB sacks in stunning win.

10-Georgia..bye week.

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(College Notes)

AP Poll…Shakeup….LSU moves into first spot…Alabama falls to 2nd..Ohio State-3rd…Clemson 4th…5-Penn State…6-Florida…7-Oregon…8-Georgia…9-Utah…10-Oklahoma after upset loss.

Arkansas..Stops payment on 12M-buyout of fired coach Brett Bielema because he took non paying job with New England Patriots.

UCLA..WR-Theo Howard-transferring..visits Arizona.

Michigan…Cancels remaining 2Y of home-home schedule with UCLA…wants to play 7-home games a year in Ann Arbor.

Nebraska…RB-Maurice Washington may be reinstated after community service work for ‘revenge porn case’ incident.

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…………..(BASEBALL)………….

(World Series)

Astros-Nationals…..Game 5 starter Max Scherzer scratched…developed neck spasm on Saturdasy night…worsened in morning…had cortisone shot…will have treatment for 48-hours before decision on made when he can start…

Astros-W-Nationals (7-1)..Houston wins 3rd straight game at Nationals Park….Carlos Correa..Yordan Alvarez..George Springer all hit 2R-HRs…Gerrit Cole (7inn-1R-9K) in win…Emergency starter Joe Ross ((5inn-4R) allowed…Houston leads (3-2) going home.

Astros-Nationals…Travel day on Monday…Game 6-7 in Houston.

Astros…Owner Jim Crane issues 2-sentence apology to Sports Illustrated reporter ¬†whom club criticized for writing about outburst of assistant GM-Brandon Tubman…club said she had fabricated story initially…Astros facing major fine from Commissioner’s office.

World Series…TV ratings continue to drop…Game 3-had 11.7M viewers…compared to 14.1M for Thursday night NFL football….Opening game of series had 2nd lowest Game 1-TV rating of all time.

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(Teams)

Padres…Incoming manager Jayce Tingler meeting with coaching staff to determine who remains on staff for 2020 season.
Padres..Report that Ron Washington rejected offer to become Padres bench coach and will remain in Atlanta.

Angels..Owner Arte Moreno says team will increase its 160M payroll from last season….GM Billy Eppler has had 4-losing seasons in a row…no Halos playoff wins in 10-seasons.

Angels..Hire Mickey Callaway as pitching coach-ex Mets manager
Angels..Hire John Mallee as hitting coach-ex Phillies
Angels..P-Shohei Ohtani-cleared to begin throwing off mound in November in continued rehab from elbow surgery.

Houston…Article from The Athletic website calls Astros front office ‘Toxic’…charging team ‘Pushes Boundaries’….’Bulldoze people’….’Secretive-Cut Throat-No Decency-Not Fun Place To Work’….Criticizes culture GM-John Luhnow towards employees…’Eats You Alive’

MLB….Continuing investigation of Astros treatment of media beyond the intimidating incident in clubhouse with fired Assistant GM Brandon Taubman.

Rob Drake…Umpire apologizes for tweet insinuating he would get a gun and create a Civil War if President Trump was impeached.

Chuck Meriweather…18-year veteran umpire..9-years umpire supervisor-passes of cancer (63)….2nd umpire to pass away in a week.

Red Sox..Hire Chaim Bloom as VP-Baseball Operations-ex Tampa Bay.

Pirates..Interview George Lombard-Dodgers coach…Matt Quatraro-Tampa Bay coach for vacant Buccos managerial job.

Mets..Interview Eduardo Perez 2nd time for manager’s job.

Atlanta..Hire veteran OF-Michael Saunders to manager Class A-Appalachian League team.

Miami..Hire James Rowson-Twins as bench coach to Don Mattingly.

Giants..Bruce Bochy announces he will take a sabattical..but might want to manage in 2021.

Cincinnati..Turning home plate press box into Club seats for fans…moving press box to 3rd baseline.

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(Roster Moves)

Cubs..Veteran 3B-Mike Olt retires at age (31Y)
Pirates..Sell P-DJ Johnson to Hirshoma Carp.

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(Injuries)

Texas..OF-Shin Soo Choo-shoulder surgery-8W-rehab
Indians..OF-Nathan Jones-major thumb surgery-top prospect
Washington..C-Kurt Suzuki sidelined hip flexor strain.

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………….(BASKETBALL)…………….

Lakers-Charlotte…Lakers exploded early in 4th quarter….had taken (106-91) lead early in 4th quarter at press time…Anthony Davis had 25P in first half…LeBron James had just 2-baskets in 21-minutes of game…Sunday night NBA action

Clippers-Charlotte Hornets….Monday night
Clippers-L-Suns (130-122)…Devin Booker (30P-6R-8A)..Kawhi Leonard (27P) in loss.

Aztecs…G-Devin Watson selected by Erie in NBA-G League draft…F-Max Montana selected by Greensboro….F-Jalen McDaniels likely to be assigned by Charlotte Hornets to Greensboro to start season.

USD..G-Isaiah Wright chosen by Stockton in NBA-G League draft…F-Isaiah Piniero already assigned to Stockton by Sacramento Kings.

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(Teams)

Suns…C-DeAndre Ayton suspended 25-games for testing positive for illegal diuretic in system…being heavily criticized around NBA.

Houston..Owner Tilman Fertitta says team never considered disciplining GM-Daryl Morey for his tweet about ‘democrach demonstrations in Hong Kong.

Orlando..C-Tim Mozgov retires-back ailment…owed 16M on deal.
Washington..F-Jordan McRae-fractured finger
Sacramento..C-Marvin Bagley-out 6W-fractured thumb
Charlotte…F-Nic Batum-out 4W-broken finger
Detroit..F-Blake Griffin to miss another 5-games-knee-hamstring
Warriors..C-Kevon Looney leaves team to see specialist for neuropathic disorder affecting his legs.

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(College)

Niagra…Coach Patrick Beilein resigns with personal problems..3-weeks before season starts.

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…………(HOCKEY)…………

San Diego Gulls-L-Ontario (3-2)…Saturday night loss…1st round pick Tobias Bjornfot scores key goal for Reign…Gulls now (0-6)-worst start in team history in AHL…Gulls just (2-for-30) on power play this year.

Gulls-L-Ontario (6-2)…Went just (1-8) on power play in Friday night home loss…Gulls hit post 5-times in outshooting Reign but lost.

 

Ducks-L-Las Vegas (5-2)…Golden Knights 3-goals in 1st period…had (49-15) shot advantage…

Kings-L-Chicago (6-1)…Dylan Strome 2G-1A for Blackhawks in lopsided Sunday win.

Ducks-W-Colorado…Ryan Getzlaf PPG…Max Comtois goal in win on road on Saturday.

Kings-L-Minnesota…Wild score 4-goals in 15-minute span on Saturday.

Ducks-Penguins…Trade…Anaheim acquires veteran D-Eric Gudbranson from Pens for LW-Andreas Martinson.

Ducks..LW-Ondrej Kase-D-Josh Manson both put on IR-injuries

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(Teams)

Washington…Former Caps LW-Davante Kelly Smith signs with KHL-Red Star in Russia

NY Rangers…sending young F-Vitali Kravtiov to KHL team-Traktor

Ottawa..Sign FA-D-Frank Corrado-ex Maple Leafs
Chicago..Put F-Brendan Perlini on trade block-former 30G scorer
Red Wings..Los D-Luke Glendenning-Dan DeKeyser for 2W-leg injury
Calgary..IR-F-Austin Czarnik-out 8W-knee
Toronto..C-Auston Matthews-possible concussion on head hit

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………..(GENERAL)……………

NASCAR….Martinsville 400-…..Martin Truex muscles way to impressive win…Led for 464-laps…outran 2nd place William Byron and battled thru lapped cars to get win and move to Final 4-of drivers in the Miami championship race….Race marred by pit incident at conclusion between Joey Logan and Martin Truex who had argument in pits that led to shoving incident and near fight between pit crews….Race slowed by 11-cautions.

 

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English Premier League
..Liverpool-Hot Spur..Liverpool (8-0-1)..Tottenham (3-3-3)
..Arsenal-Ties-Crystal Palace..Gunners score in (7′ and 9′) then lose lead..(4-2-4)
..Manchester United-W-Norwich..Marcus Rashford key goal..Man U (3-3-4)
..Wolverhampton-Ties-Newcastle…Wolves score tying goal (73′)
..Leicester City-W-Southhampton…Leicester (9-0) win..Jamie Vardy 3-goals
..Manchester City-Aston Villa..Rahim Sterling goal..City (7-2-1)
..West Ham-Tie-Sheffield United
..Watford-Tie-Bournemouth..Watford hit post in (86′)
..Everton-L-Brighton…Own goal (94’) costs Everton tie
..Chelsea-W-Burnley..Christian Pulisic 3-goals in first starts..Chelsea (6-2-2).

Christian Pulisic…Team USA soccer star makes first start in English Premier League…scores 3-goals for Chelsea in debut….had played only 10-minutes in prior EPL games this season.

LA Galaxy…Star F-Zlatan Ibrahimovic refused to shake hands with FC-LA players after playoff loss…exited field and made obscene gesture with his crotch towards fans.

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