Hacksaw’s Headlines-Monday

Posted by on January 6th, 2020  •  0 Comments  • 

……….(Football)…………..

(Wildcard Weekend)

Saints-L-Vikings.. (26-20)-OT….Kirk Cousins threw a 43Y-pass on opening possession in overtime down to goalie..then threw TD-pass to Kyle Rudolph to give Vikings win…NFL looked at replay and judged Rudolph did not commit offensive pass interference on final play….Kirk Cousins (242P)….RB-Dalvin /cook (95R)…WR-Adam Thielen (7R-129Y) in win…..Saints QB-Drew Brees (208P-TD) took 3-sacks and fumbled ball-threw pick…..

Seahawks-W-Eagles (17-9)….Russell Wilson threw 53Y-TD pass to DK Metcalfe……Eagles lost QB-Carson Wentz in 1st quarter with concussion on heavy hit by Jadaveon Clowney….Wilson (325P-46R)…Metcalfe (7R-160Y) in win….Sehawks defense sacked Eagles backup QB-Josh McCown 6-times…threw for (174Y) in comeback attempt….Seattle lost DE-Ziggy Ansuh-neck injury…Eagles also lost DE-Brandon Graham-knee injury…

Buffalo-L-Houston (22-19)…Kai Fairbain 28Y-
FG in overtime rallies Texans to win…Steven Haushka 3FGs in Bills bid to pull off upset overtime win….Houston QB-Deshaun Watson-about to be sacked-completed 34Y-pass to setup game winning field goal…Watson (247P-1TD-55R)…was sacked 7-times in win…QB-Josh Allen (264P-92R) in loss but took 2-bad sacks and a grounding penalty in 4th quarter on drive that could have sealed the win.

Tennessee-W-New England (20-13)…Titans RB-Derrick Henry (34C-182R) as Titans controlled the ball on long clock draining drives…QB-Ryan Tannehill (8-15-72P)….Tom Brady (209P)….Texans S-Logan Ryan TD off interception with (:09) left seals the win…Tennessee defense 6-tackles for loss and 4-QB hits on Brady.

——————

(Teams)

Patriots..QB-Tom Brady says he is not retiring…Wants to return to Patriots next year…Calls Robert Kraft a ‘championship owner’ and Bill Belichick ‘greatest coach of all time’.
Patriots..Coach Bill Belichick in sullen press conference refused to answer questions about Brady future…’it is collaborative decision-ask me 50-ways-I will give you same answer.

Browns..Interview Josh McDaniels-Patriots on Sunday
Browns..Interview Brian Daboll-Bills on Monday
Browns..Interviewed Robert Saleh-49ers on Friday
Browns..Interviewed Eric Bienemy-Chiefs on Friday

Dallas…Coach Jason Garrett informed he will not return next season.
Dallas..Interview Mike McCarthy-ex Packers on Sunday
Dallas..Interview Marvin Lewis-ex Bengals on Saturday…Lewis wants to bring Hue Jackson in as Off Coord
Dallas..Get permission interview Greg Roman-Ravens
Dallas…Inform assistant coaches they are free to look for jobs with other teams

Giants..Will interview Matt Rhule-Baylor on Tuesday
Giants..Interviewed Mike McCarthy-7-hours on Friday
Giants..Interviewed Kris Richard-Dallas on Saturday
Giants..Get permission to interview Josh McDaniels-Patriots-Monday.

Redskins..Interview Pat Shurmur-ex Giants for Off Coord job
Redskins..Interview Scott Turner-ex Carolina for QB coach job

Washington…Interviewed Rick Smith-ex Houston for GM job-but bypassed him when Smith said he needed full player personnel control…Say they will not hire a GM till later in off season.

Washington…Ron Rivera hires new team medical staff…will meet with holdout OT-Trent Williams to lure him back to team after feuds with team doctors.

—————–

(NFL)

Cincinnati…Sam Wyche-ex head coach Bengals-Tampa Bay-passes away from cancer (74)…had survived heart transplant and blood clot problems over the years….led Bengals to Super Bowl.

New England..NFL denies it has completed ‘Videogate’ probe of Patriots.

Miami..Ex Dolphins RB-Mark Walden arrested a 2nd time on Domestic Abuse case.

XFL..Hires Dean Blandino as head of officiating for the spring league.

NFL..Average attendance plunges to (66,648) per game-lowest since 2004…Cowboys tops in attendance (90,929)…Chargers lowest (25,737).

——————–

(College Football)

Ohio State..DE-Chase Young files for NFL-draft..30-sacks in career.
Wisconsin..RB-Jon Taylor files for NFL draft (6,171R-55TD) career
Alabama..WR-Jerry Jeudy files for NFL draft (159R-26TD) career
Georgia..RB-DeAndre Swift files for NFL draft
Alabama..QB-Tua Tagovailoa to announce decision on his draft status on Monday

Nebraska..Expel RB-Maurice Washington-implicated in sexual explicit videos while in high school.

California..Hire longtime NFL assistant Bill Musgrove as Off Coord.
Mississippi State..Fires coach Joe Moorhead after 2-years on job
Minnesota..Hire Mike Sanford-ex Utah State-Off Coord
Penn State..Hire Phil Trautwein-ex Boston College-OL coach
Rutgers..Hire Sean Gleeson-Oklahoma State-Off Poor

—————-

(Bowl Games)

Idaho Potato Bowl..Ohio-W-Nevada (30-21)..Bobcats (285R)..QB-Nathan Rourke (231APY) in win..Survive Wolfpack QB-Carson Strong (402P).

Armed Forces Bowl..Tulane-W-So Mississippi (30-13)..Green Wave rip off 30-points in row..win 2nd bowl game in row for first time in 100-year history of program.

Lending Tree Bowl..Monday game…Miami-Ohio-vs-Louisiana.

=================

…………….(Basketball)…………….

Aztecs-W-Utah State (77-68)….SDSU goes to (15-0) with dominant road win in Logan, Utah….Malachi Flynn (22P)…Aztecs shoot 50%….survive Sam Merrill (26P) outburst…jumped to early lead-never threatened…won without C-Nathan Emsah-out with viral infection.

USD-L-Santa Clara (80-63)…Broncos blister Toreros-shooting (58%)..built 18-point lead and coasted…

UTEP..Coach Rod Terry released from hospital…treated for acute breathing probelms from allergy.

——————-

(NBA)

Lakers-Detroit………LA led (56-47) at halftime at Press time…LA held Detroit (36%) shooting….Sunday game
Clippers-W-NY Knicks (135-132)….Montrzl Harrell-Lou Williams combine for (64P)…Paul George (32P)….Clippers hit 18-3’s…..LA now (26-12)

Lakers-W-New Orleans (123-112)..Anthony Davis (46P)-Friday win
Clippers-L-Memphis (140-114)…Grizzlies hit 18-3’s on Saturday

Washington..G-Isaiah Thomas fined 25,000 fine-physical contact ref
Cleveland..F-Larry Nance-out 2W-bruised knee
Suns..F-Frank Kaminsky-fractured knee cap

Cavs..F-Kevin Love fined 1,000-for outburst on bench against coach…also argued with GM in practice…and criticized teammates for not running plays correctly in games.

Detroit-Atlanta…Trade talks…Pistons shopping F-Andre Drummond..(17P-16R)..wants #1 pick and multiple players..Drummond could opt out of his (29M) contract end of year

Lakers-Orlando…LA interested in possible trade for G-DJ Augustin.

LaMelo Ball….Playing in New Zealand…reinjured bone bruise on knee..will be out another 4W…has already missed 3W of action.

==================

…………..(Baseball)………….

Padres….Re-sign P-Craig Stammen-reliever (3Y-12M) deal…pitched in 79-games last year.

Padres..Sign FA-OF-Abraham Almonte-ex Mariners-Indians-Arizona
Padres..Sign FA-P-Chan Johnson-ex Giants
Padres..Sign FA-C-Charlie Valerio-played in Atlantic League

Angels..Sign FA-2B-Aris Alcantram..ex Mets

——————–

(Roster Moves)

Giants…Sign FA-P-Tyson Ross…ex Padres-pitched in Detroit
Washington..Sign FA-SS-Starlin Castro-ex Miami..hit (.270-22HR)
Washington..Sign FA-P-David Hernandez-ex Reds
Rockies..Sign FA-SS-Chris Owings-ex Arizona-Red Sox
Tigers..Sign FA-P-Alex Wilson-ex Cubs
Brewers..Sign FA-SS-Peter Kozma-ex Cardinals
Mets..Sign FA-OF-Ryan Cordell-ex White Sox
Yankees..Sign FA-2B-Rosell Herrera-ex Miami
Braves..Sign FA-P-Chris Nunn-ex Dodgers

Tigers..Open contract talks with FA-OF-Yasiel Puig-ex Reds
Washington..Re-sign 2B-Asdrubal Cabrera

Atlanta..3B-Josh Donaldson..asks Braves for (4Y-110M) deal

================

…………….(Hockey)…………….

Gulls-L-Bakersfield (2-1) in overtime shootout on Saturday..lost despite (40-28) edge in shots…Gulls now (12-14-4).

Gulls-L-Bakersfield (3-2)…Allowed 2-goals in 2-minutes on Friday

Ducks-Nashville…Tied (1-1) in 2nd period at Press time…Adam Henrique scored for Ducks…Sunday game…Anaheim (16-20-5)

Kings-L-Nashville (4-1)…allowed 2-goals in (:69) on Saturday night…Kings (17-22-4)

Kings..Activate D-Alec Martinez-wrist..Derek Forbort-back.. from injured list

Ducks…Callup F-Daniel Spong…Keifer Sherwood from San Diego Gulls..
Ducks..Send C-Sam Carrick..D-Chris Wideman back to Gulls.
Ducks..Lose LW-Ondrej Kase-significant bone bruise knee

Montreal..Sign FA-RW-Ilya Kovalchuk-ex Kings

Columbus…D-Dean Kukan-surgery-knee meniscus
Buffalo..F-Vic Olofsson-gone 6W-knee injury-has 16-goals
Nashville..F-Ryan Ellis placed on IR-concussion issues
Islanders..F-Adam Pelich-gone for year-torn Achilles
Las Vegas…F-Cody Glass-out with bone bruise on knee

Dallas…Ex-Stars coach Jim Montgomery enters ‘Residential Alcohol Rehab Center’ in Texas for intensive treatment…was fired in December from head coaching job.

Dallas..RW-Corey Perry-5 game suspension-flagrant elbow hit
Kings..D-Kurt McDermid-2 game suspension-blow to head hit

==================

……………(General)……………

Sentry-Tournament of Champions…Kapalua-Hawaii….Justin Thomas birdied 4-holes in a 5-hole span at the turn..wound up in 3-way tie with Xander Schauffele-Patrick Reed to force playoff in Hawaii….Thomas won on 3rd overtime hole over Reed…Schauffele eliminated after first hole…

 

Team USA….Men’s World Cup team cancels training camp in Qatar this week because of unrest in Middle East-aftermath shootings in Iran.

Tottenham Hot Spur…Lose striker Harry Kane-torn hamstring.

English Premier League…off weekend because of FA-Cup tourney games.

======================

Leave a Comment:

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *