Hacksaw’s Headlines-Monday

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(World Series)

Dodgers-W-Tampa Bay (4-2)….Joc Pederson-Max Muncy solo HRs for LA…..Dodgers get 3.2-shutout innings from 3-relievers after Clayton Kershaw pulled from game in 6th…..Kershaw (5.2-inning…2R)….Tyler Glasnow (6inn-4R) for Rays….Manny Margot thrown out trying to steal home ending Rays rally……LA leads series (3-2) and can win series on Tuesday.

Dodgers-L-Tampa Bay…Game 4-Saturday night….LA 1-strike away from win…Kenley Jansen gives up 2-singles-walk in 9th…Chris Taylor bobbles a line drive single…Will Smith fails to hold onto relay throw…Rays score 2-runs in 9th to rally to win see-saw game…Manager Dave Roberts heavily criticized for pitching decisions…sending Pedro Baez out for a 2nd inning…pulling Bresdal Graterol….inserting Kenley Jansen in 9th.

Dodges-Rays…Off day on Monday….Game 6-on Tuesday.

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Padres…Bench Coach Skip Schumacher interviews for vacant Red Sox job.

Padres…25-minor league baseball operations staff laid off..group included:
..Doug Bochtler-Class A pitching coach
..Burt Hooton-Class A pitching coach
..Tony Tarasco-Class AAA-running coach
..Gormon Heimuller-Rookie League pitching coach
..Griff Benedict-Padres bullpen catching coach
..3-Latin American scouts

Padres..Considering having to drop 4-lower minor league affiliates as part of MLB restructuring….Northwest Rookie League,,,Midwest League…Arizona Summer League…1-Arizona Fall League team.

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(Teams)

Boston..Interview Alex Cora-potential return to manage-1Y-suspension
Angels..Will interview Mike Hill-ex Marlins GM for Halos job
Angels..2nd interview with Dave Dombrowski-ex Red Sox-Tigers-Marlins
Whie Sox..2nd interview with Tony LaRussa for managers job
Teas..Hire Doug Mathis-pitching coach
Cubs..Fire Termel Sledge-assistant hitting coach
A’s..Fire 3rd base coach Al Pedrique

Orioles..GM-Mike Elias investigated for Pension fraud…named minor league coach Chris Holt to get pension benefits..was not with big league club.

Astros..P-Josh Jones-hip surgery-out 8-months

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(Roster Moves)

Angels…Interested in talking to Phillies FA-SS-Didi Gregorious
Twins..DH-Nelson Cruz wants (2Y-28M) extension
Cardinals..Reject Yadier Molina-demand (2Y-40M) extension
Arizona..Sign FA-P-Taylor Gilbeau-ex Seattle
Seattle..Sign FA-P-Dom Tapia-ex Red Sox

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………………..(Football)……………

Chargers-W-Jaguars (39-29)….Bolts QB-Justin Herbert (347P-68R)…3-TD passes…Runs for TD….Chargers pulled away in 4th quarter after letting Jacksonville back in the game….Keenan Allen (10R-125Y)…..Defense had 5-sacks of Jags QB-Gardner Minshew……LA survived disastrous day in its kicking department…Blocked Punt…Missed FG…Missed PAT….Michael Badgley did kick 2FGs in win….Bolts (2-4)….Jaguars (1-6)…LA snaps 4-game losing streak in struggle to win against Jacksonville lost 6-in a row.
..Herbert career best (347P.)..sets team QB record with (68R) on the ground
..Jalen Gayton 70Y-TD catch
..TE-Don Parham 23Y-TD catch
..WR-Joe Reed 12Y-TD run
..TE-Virgil Green 26Y-TD catch
..Bolts jumped to dominant lead early..outgaining Jaguars (154-11) yard in opening quarter
..Jags went 20-minutes without a TD
..Bolts fell apart in 2nd quarter with 15-yards offense
..Jags got back into game with 2TDs-RB-James Robinson
..Jags blocked a Ty Long punt for a TD
..Chargers Michael Badgley missed field goal and another PAT.
..Bolts failed on a 2-point conversion
..Bolts recoverd a fumble on a kick return to blow game open
..Two teams combined for 35-points in wild third quarter.

Chargers..TE-Virgil Green suffers ankle foot injury
Chargers..DE-Melvin Ingram-bruised knee in 4th quarter
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(Scoreboard)

Steelers-W-Titans (27-24)..Ben Roethlisberger (268P-2TD-3Int)..JuJu Smith-Dionate Johnson combined (18R-165Y) in win…Titans Steve Gostkowski missed game tyring 45Y-FG on final play…Pittsburgh had (27-7) lead get away….Steelers (6-0)..Titans (5-1)..

Buffalo-W-Jets (18-10)..Tyler Bass 6FGs in Buffalo win…Josh Allen (307P)….Buffalo defense 6-sacks-2 Int of Sam Darnold…Jets QB (120P)…Jets (0-7)

Packers-W-Houston (35-29)…Aaron Rodgers (283P-4TD)…Deshaun Watson (309P-2TD)..Green Bay (5-1)…Houston (1-6)…

Browns-W-Bengals (37-34)..Baker Mayfield throws game winning TD pass (:11) left in game…Completed 18-passes in  a row during ame…Mayfield (297P-5TD)..WR-Rashad Higgins (6R-110Y)…Bengals QB-Joe Burrow (35-47) 406Y passing-3TD-Intt-Fumble..Taylor Boyd (11R-101Y) in loss…Browns now (5-2)..

Saints-W-Panthers (27-24)..Drew Brees (287P-2TD_…Will Lutz 41-43Y-FGs in win…Teddy Bridgewater (254P-2TD)..Saints (4-2)..

Falcons-L-Lions (23-22)..Matthew Stafford 11Y-TD pass (:01)left….K-Matt Prater 49-51Y-FGs in win…Stafford (340P-1TD)…Matt Ryan (338P-TD) in loss..Falcons fall to (1-6)…

Cowboys-L-Washington (25-3)…RB-Antion Gibons (128R-TD) in win..QB-Kyle Allen (194P-2TD)….Washingotn defense 6-sacks….Dallas QB-Andy Dailton (9-19) passing..Int-Fumble-3 sacks…Dallas now (2-5)..

Raiders-L-Tampa Bay (45-20_….Tom Brady txears apart Raiders defense (369P-4TD) in blow…Derek Carr (284P-2TD-3 sacks) in loss..Raiders now (3-3)..Bucs now (5-2)

Chiefs-W-Broncos (43-16)…Daniel Sorenson 50Y-TD-Interception…Byron Pringle (102Y-KR-TD) in snow..Pat Mahomes (200P-TD)..Chiefs defense 3-sacks-2 picks in win…KC (6-1)…Denver (2-4) tied for last place…

Patriots-L-49ers (33-6)…Patriots fall to (2-4) on season…QB-Jim Garoppolo (278P-2Int).RB-Jeff Wilson (112R)..Cam Newton throws 3-Int…just (9-18) passing (98P-18R) in loss…San Francisco (467-241) edge in offense…

Seahawks-L-Arizona (37-34)……Cardinals score TD-FG in final 2-and-half minutes to force overtime…Zane Gonzalez kicked 44Y-FG on final play to force overtime…but missed 41Y-FG in overtime…Russell Wilson throw OT interception…Cardinals go down field and Gonzalez kicks 48Y-FG with (:20) left capping furious comeback….Russell Wilson (388P-84R) 3TD-3 Int….Kyler Murray (360P-66R) 3TDs in the win….Seahawks finished with (572Y) offense in losing…Cardinals (519Y) offense…two teams combine for (1,091Y) in offense…

Rams-Bears…Monday Night Football…Chicago (5-1)…Rams (4-2)

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(Roster Moves)

Tampa Bay…Sign FA-WR-Antonio Brown-ex Steelers…coming off 8G-NFL suspension…Career (841R-75TD-13YPC)….Brown gets (1Y-2.5M) deal for playing half a season

Giants-Arizona..NY deals LB-Markus Golden to Cardinals for #6

Packers..Sign FA-LB-James Burgess
Colts..Sign FA-DE-Cassius Marsh-ex Arizona
Carolina..Sign FA-S-Sean Chandler-ex Giants
Carolina..Release RB-Mike Warren
Steelers..Release P-Dustin Colquitt
Chargers..Release WR-Jason Moore
Broncos..Release DT-Sylvester Williams
Lions..Release OG-Kenny Wiggins
Lions..Release CB-Chris Jones
Jaguars…Release DE-Josh Mauro

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(Teams)

Tennessee Titans..NFL fines Titans 350,000 for violations of Covid protocols in facility that led to 23-infections.

Browns..Deny trying to trade WR-Odell Beckham..averaging just (3R) per game

Giants..May fine QB-Daniel Jones..RB-Saquon Barkley for Covid violations…in bar without face masks or social distancing.

Washington…Fine QB-Dwayne Haskins for violation inviting friends to team hotel

Cleveland..Former head coach Hue Jackson criticizes teams refusal not to let QB-Baker Mayfield operate out of shotgun.

Washington…coach Ron Rivera undergoes final chemo treatment for skin cancer on Monday

Jets..Former AFL-RB-Billy Mathis passes away (81Y)…spent 10-years as starting RB for Titans-Jets..then became blocking fullback for Matt Snell-Emerson Boozer.

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(Injuries)

Washington…S-Landon Collins-torn Achilles
Cleveland..WR-Odell Beckham-severe knee injury
Bengals..OT-Jon Williams-neck..B-William Jackson-hamstring..OT-Trey Harkins-concussion
Houston..CB-Bradley Robey-knee
Jaguars..WR-Dede Westbroook-kneecap….CB-Sidney Jones-back..LB-Dakota Allen-hip
Bills..DT-Kyle Phillips-ankle

Raiders..Activate 4-OL from Covid list after negative tests
Bills..Place 4-TEs on Covid list
Bills..TE-Dawson Knox-tests positive for virus
Bills..CB-Josh Norman-hamstring
Browns..TE-Austin Hooper-surgery-appendetomy
Broncos..Activate CB-AJ Bouue from IR
Packers..RB-Aaron Jones-hamstring
Jaguars..Place RB-Chris Thompson on Covid IR list
Patriots..Activate OC-David Andrews from IR
Saints..WR-Bennie Fowler-surgery shoulder
Saints..WR-Emanuel Sanders placed on Covid IR list
Jets..Activate WR-Denzel Mims from IR
Eagles..WR-DeSean Jackson headed to IR-ankle injury
Eagles..OG-Lane Johnson-MRI-knee injury
49ers..IR-RB-Raheem Mostert-ankle

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(College Football)

Aztecs-W-UNLV (34-6)…Spectacular performance in opening night win over Rebels…
..Outgain Rebels (424-186)
..Defense 5-sacks..14-tackles for loss
..Hold UNLV (1-15) on 3rd downs
..RB-Greg Bell (111R)
..RB-Kaegun Williams (84R)
..QB-Carson Baker (137P) on (12-for-25 night)
..Aztecs had 50Y-punt return and 36Y-run wiped out by penalties

(Mountain West Confeence)

Boise State-W-Utah State..QB-Hank Bachemaier (268P-3TD)..RB-George Holani (103R)…Broncos (405-203) edge in offense

Nevada-W-Wyoming (34-30) OT..Wolfpack QB-Carson Strong (405P-3TD)..Cowboys scored 18P-in 4th quarter to force OT.

Hawaii-W-Fresno (34-18)..QB-Chev Cordeiro (229P-116R) in Rainbows win

Air Force-L-San Jose (17-6)…Spartans QB-Nick Narkel (226P-2TD)…Falcons held (206R)-2 fumbles in stunning loss on road.

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(Scoreboard)

1-Clemson-W-Syracuse (47-21)..Tigers (455Y-offense)…Defense 3-interceptions of Orange.

2-Alabama-W-Tennessee..QB-Mac Jones (387P)..Najee Harris 3TDs-rushing
3-Notre Dame-W-Pitt..QB-Ian Book (312P-3TD)
5-Ohio State-W-Nebraska..QB-Justin Field (20-21)..278P-2TD
6-Oklahoma State-W-Iowa State..RB-Chuba Hubbard (139R)
8-Penn State-L-Indiana..QB-Mike Penix scores on 2-point conversion last play of game with video replay help…Lions lost despite (488-211) edge offense.

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(Notes)

USC..WR-Munir McClain-suspended while Government probes possible fraud case for illegally obtaining unemployment funds during pandemic

Nevada…Names QB-Colin Kaepernick as member of Hall of Fame

Syracuse..AD-John Wildhack-Vote of confidence coach Dino Babers despite (1-5) start and terrible loss to Liberty.

Jackson State..Hit with NCAA sanctions…2Y-probation..loss of scholarships…for academic violations over 4Y period…Deion Sanders taking over as coach.

Army-Navy…December game moved to West Point because of restrictions on gatherings in Philadelphia…first time since 1944-games will be played on the post.

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………………(Basketball)………………

Arizona…NCAA hits Wildcats with Notice of Allegations for wrongdoing in Adidas slush fund scandal….Coach Sean Miller implicated for knowledge of 100,000 payoffs to top recruit DeAndre Ayton…Assistant coach Book Richardson already served prison time for 20,000-bribe to recruits.

Clippers…Coach Tyronn Lue says 1st prirority will be to rebuild team chemistry after fractured season and injuries knocked team out of playoffs.

Clippers…Interview Kenny Atkinson-ex Brooklyn Nets head coach for assistant job.

Brooklyn…coach Steve Nash hires longtime NBA star Amare Stoudemire as assistant coach

NBA…Evaluating shortening season to 72-games next year…expanded playoffs with play-in games…start schedule December 25th without fans.

NBA..Meets with Union on Monday to try and resolve next year’s Salary Cap…Luxury Tax threshold…and asking players for Escrow salary payments to offset massive losses this past season.

Indiana…Pacers F-Kevin Seraphin announces retirement.

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……………….(Hockey)…………..

Ducks…Loan D-Jacob Larsson to team in 2nd division in Sweden.

Calgary..Sign FA-F-Josh Leivo-ex Canucks.
Calgary..Sign FA-D-Nikita Nesterov-played in KHL-Russia

Nashville..Hire Todd Richards as Assistant coach-ex Tampa Bay
New Jersey..Hire Chris Taylor as Assistant-ex Sabres…
New Jersey..Hire Dave Rogalski-goalie coach-ex Blues

NHL…considering 82-game schedule…runs January-thru-July
NHL…considering All Canadian Division if US-Canada border crossing issues continue with quarantines.

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……………..(General)……………….

Indy Car….Grand Prix-St. Petersburg..Josef Newgarden makes 2-car pass late in race to win final event of season…Scott Dixon wins the points championship with a 3rd place fnish…his 6th racing title in Indy car.

NASCAR….Texas 500….Race red flagged by rain on Sunday evening…Only 52-laps in….remaining 280-laps will be run on Monday starting at 9am-Texas time…Clint Bowyer had the lead when red flags came out.

Formula 1..Grand Prix-Portugal…Lewis Hamilton goes from Pole-to-Poidium winning his 92nd career race…breaking 91-race win record set by Michael Schumacher.

Indy Car…Rahal-Letterman team signs 2X-Indy 500 winner Takuma Sato to contract extension for 3-years.

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Golf…Zozo Championships-Thousand Oaks….
(-23)..Patrick Cantalay 4-birdies in 5-hole sequence on back nine to win tourney
(-22)..Jon Rahm-Justin Thomas tie for 2nd spot

Tiger Woods…8-birdies on Friday…but never recovered from open day (76)
Phil Mickelson…took a quadruple bogey 9 on Friday…on Saturday had 7-biridies on 8-holes but too far back.

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English Premier League-Scoreboard
..Manchester City-Tie-West Ham…City scores at (51′) avoid upset
..Manchester United-Tie-Chelsea…0-0 game in driving rainstorm
..Liverpoool-W-Sheffield..Diego Joto goal (64′) nets win
..Everton-L-Southampton…Southies pull off upset with goals (27′-35′)
..Arsenal-W-Leicester City..Jamie Vardy game winner for Gunners..
..Wolverhampton-Tie-Newcastle…Wolves give up goal (84′) wind up in tie…

..Hot Spur-vs-Burnley…Monday match

US National Team….Schedules to play Wales in friendly-November 12th…would be only second game Team USA has been able to play in 2020 because of pandemic.

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