Hacksaw’s Headlines–Monday

Posted by on February 1st, 2021  •  0 Comments  • 

…….(Golf)…………

Farmers Insurance Open…Torrey Pines..Patrick Reed survives bad weather…sand bunkers and PGA rules issue to win tourney..to finish tourney at (-13)..coasted to win after other golfers self destructed.

(-13)..Reed eagled 6th hole..survived hitting 2-shots into bunkers at the turn
(-9)….Andrew Hovland..3-bogeys in 5-hole sequence..shots into bunker..hillside..trees
(-9)…Tony Finau hit shot into water late in final round
(-9)…Xander Schauffele 2-early bogeys put him behind
(-8)…Jon Rahm
(-6)…Rory McIlroy double bogey at 15
(-5)…Carlos Ortiz-collapsed as co-leader..had 6-bogeys-double bogey
(+1)..Phil Mickelson 3-bogeys early
(+1)..Ricky Fowler

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…….(Baseball)……..

(Roster Moves)

Rockies-Cardinals…Blockbuster trade…Rockies deal All Star 3B-Trevor Arenado and 50M-cash to St Louis for 4-minor leaguers

Cardinals..Give Arenado a contact extension..2-opt out clauses..a no trade clause and Arenado accepts deferred payment schedule..Arenado spent 8-years in Colorado (.293-235HRs)..Rockies will pay 50M of 214M of contract.

Rockies..Receive P-Austin Gomber (7-3)..P-Jake Woodford (4.12-ERA)…OF-Jhon Torres (.271-19HR-minors)..P-Angel Rondon (19-19..3.14ERA-minors)…clear 35M a year off budget.

Indians..Sign FA-OF-Eddie Rosario..ex Twins

Cubs..Sign FA-OF-Joc Pederson-ex Dodgers (1Y-8M)..hit 130HRs in LA.

Phillies..Sign FA-P-Matt Moore-ex Tampa Bay-Tigers-White Sox
Braves..Sign FA-P-Carl Edwards-ex Cubs closer
Astros..Sign FA-OF-Steven Souza-ex Blue Jays-Tampa Bay
Cubs..Sign FA-P-Trevor Williams-ex Pirates
Angels..Sign FA-P-Junior Guerra

Rockies..Sign FA-SS-Chris Owings-ex Arizona
Arizona..Sign FA-P-Humberto Castellanos-ex Houston
Texas..Sign FA-P-Sam Gaglivo-ex Texas

Phillies..Re-sign SS-Didi Gregorious (1Y-18M)
White Sox..Re-sign P-Carlos Rodon

Blue Jays..Open contract talks with FA-P-Trevor Rosenthal-ex Padres
Braves..Open contract talks with FA-3B-Justin Turner-ex Dodgers
Red Sox..Open talks with FA-3B-Travis Shaw-ex Brewers

Rockies..Veteran 2B-Daniel Murphy retires

Phillies-A’s..Trade..Phils deal P-Cole Irwin to Athletcis
Phillies-Reds..Trade..Reds acquire SS-Kyle Holder
Reds-Tampa..Open trade talks for Rays SS-Willie Adames

Jake Arrieta..Showcase workout for Brewers
Jeff Samardzija..Showcase workout for Cubs
Mike Foltyniewicz..Workout for Braves

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(MLB)

MLB…Proposed to Union (154G) schedule with players receiving full pay…Delay start of spring training and the season 1-month….Expand playoffs to 14-teams…Add DH as permanent rule to National League…Wants to delay so more vaccines can be given nationwide with hope teams can host fans sometime in midseason…Still want to conclude playoffs early November…No proposal for use of neutral sights for post season…No determination on All Star break or windows to reschedule games

MLB..Hires Ken Griffey-Junior as Special Assistant to Commissioner

Scott Erickson..former Twins-Orioles pitcher arrested on reckless driving charge…was drag racing a woman in Westlake Village in October…woman hit and killed 2-children in incident.

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………….(Basketball)…………

Aztecs-W-Wyoming…(98-71)…SDSU jumped to (51-28) halftime lead in 2nd straight blowout…F-Matt Mitchell (22P)…G-Lamont Butler (11P)…F-Keshad Johnson (15P)….SDSU now (13-4)

USD-Loyola Marymont…Cancelled on Saturday…Covid issues at LMU
UCSD-Long Beach State..Tritons game cancelled-Covid issues LBSU

Temple..College basketball mourns passing legendary coach John Chaney (89Y)..took Owls to 17-NCAA tournaments…Coached for 24Y-at Temple and Cheyney State…Combined record (516-253)…Noted for his combative nature with NCAA and opposing coaches.

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(NBA)

Clippers-W-NYKnicks (129-115)…F-Kawhi Leonard (28P)…Clippers hit 17-3’s….(24-28) free throws…LA (16-5) on season…Sunday game

Lakers-W-Boston (96-95)…Anthony Davis (27P-14R)…LeBron James (21P)…Celtics missed put-back shot on final play of game…..Saturday night game

NBA…Have now postponed 22-games in 3-weeks of season-Virus issues
NBA-Union..Negotiating adding an 18th active player to all rosters because of player shortages with test issues.

Brooklyn..Sign FA-G-Iman Shumpert-ex Knicks-Cavs-Warriors
Knicks..Ask G-Dennis Smith to go to NBA-G League to get reps

Brooklyn…Off to (6-2) start since James Harden trade…Nets geat Oklahoma City (147-125) hitting 19-3’s in weekend win.

Miami..G-Tyler Herro leaves team…Housemate exposes him to virus..in isolation
Boston…G-Marcus Smart-out 3W-calf injury
Washington…F-Jordan Bell..released

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…………….(Football)……………….

NFL…Invokes twice-a-day testing for Super Bowl teams for this coming week.

NFL…Confirms under new Rooney Rule…27-interviews for 7-head coaching jobs..16-White Coaches…11-Black Coaches…2-minorities hired for head coaching jobs…2-minorities hired for GM jobs.

NFL..6-veteran black coaches were bypassed for head coaching jobs: Eric Bienemy..Marvin Lewis..Jim Caldwell..Leslie Frazier..Raheem Morris..Todd Bowles

NFL..Fines Buffalo QB-Josh Allen (15,000) for firing football at Chiefs player triggering big incident end of playoff game

Pittsburgh…Patricia Rooney-widow Dan Rooney-passes away (88Y)..Commissioner Roger Goodell calls her ‘woman of dignity-grace-integrity’

CFL..Toronto Argonauts release QB-Matt Nichols because of salary cap issues during Covid era.

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(Coaching Moves)

Green Bay..Fires Def Coord-Mike Pettin

Jaguars..Interview Mike McCoy for QB coach job-ex Chargers
Houston..Hires Lovie Smith-Def Coord-ex Illinois head coach
Houston..Hires Robert Prince-WR coach-ex Lions

49ers..Hire Corey Undlein-Def line coach-ex Lions
Eagles..Hire Kevin Patullo as Asst coach-ex-Colts
Eagles..Hire Jason Michael as WR coach-ex Colts
Colts..Hire Press Taylor as QB coach-ex Eagles
Jets..Hire Jake Moreland-OL coach-ex Western Michigan
Atlanta..Hire Kyle Smith-Player Personnel Director-ex Washington
Atlanta..Hire TJ Yates-offensive assistant
Atlanta..Fire 4-assistants including Bob Sutton-Def Coord
Titans..Hire Todd Downing as Off Coor-ex Raiders
Titans..Promote Shaun Bowen to Def Coord
Lions..Hire Dom Capers-Def Consultant..ex Vikings
Lions..Hire Marc Brunell as QB coach-ex Jaguars start
Lions..Hire Mark DeLeon as LB coach-ex Bears
Seattle..Hire Andy Dickerson as OL coach-ex Rams
Bears..Hire Bill McGovern as LB coach-ex Nebraska
Lions..Hire Dom Capers-Defensive consultant..ex-Vikings
Raiders..Hire Addison Lynch-LB coach-ex Chargers

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(Teams)

Rams-Lions…Blockbuster trade late Saturday night…Rams deal QB-Jared Goff…#1-#1-#3 picks for Lions QB-Matthew Stafford…Rams take 22M-cap hit in addition to giving up th picks and the quarterback…Goff had 39-turnovers in last two years.

Houston..GM-Nick Cesario…no interest in trade talks for QB-Deshaun Watson.

Houston..QB-Deshaun Watson removes all references to Houston Texans on his social media accounts…Watson has (4Y-156M) left on contract.

Atlanta..Team would take (44M) cap hit if they traded QB-Matt Ryan.
Pittsburgh..Ben Roethlisberger agrees to take cut from (41M) cap figure deal

Raiders…WR-Nelson Agholor says there was ‘no accountability’ in lockeroom for players poor play..said players were ‘selfish’ and ‘quit’ when going got tough.

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(College Football)

Texas…Hires Jeff Choate as DB coach..was head coach at Montana State

Florida Atlantic..Hires Mike Stoops as Def Coor..former head coach at Arizona.

LSU..Hires Andre Carter-Def Line coach-ex NY Jets assistant

Tennessee..Fires Jim Chaney-Off Coord…Chris Weinke-QB coach

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……………..(Hockey)………….

Ducks-L-Blues …Anaheim trailed (4-1) in 3rd period…..Ducks staggering with no goal scoring….In 10-games…they have combined 3-goals from 7-key players…Fall to (3-5-2)..Sunday night

Ducks-L-Blues (6-1)..St Louis scores 3-goals in opening (2:06) of game chasing goalie John Gibson…Saturday night loss at home…Ducks offense continues to struggle…just 15-goals scored in 9-games

Ducks..Called up C-Isac Lundestrom from AHL-San Diego Gulls

Kings..had weekend off

Kings..F-Andreas Athanasious…F-Blake Lezotta placed on Covid list

Gulls..Callup F-Bryce Kindropp..F-Maxim Golod..G-Ollie Ericksson-Ek from Tulsa of ECHL.

Gulls..Sign FA-RW-Matt Larito..AHL veteran with 80-career goals with Toronto Marlies and Bridgeport Tigers.

Gulls..Former F-Jordan Samuels-Thomas retires..and is named an AHL-referee.

Carolina..G-Petr Mrozek-suffers shoulder injury

Minnesota..D-Mike Fiala-3 game suspension-loses (77,500) in salary for cross check that injured Kings D-Matt Roy on Friday.

Las Vegas…NHL cancels games first week of February…4-coaches..1-player in isolation

Penguins..Interview Ron Hextall-ex Flyers..Scott Mellanby-ex Florida for vacant GM job.

Montreal…D-Victor Mete asks team for trade
Minnesoita..Sends #1 pick Marco Rossi back to Austria for treatment-complications Covid issues

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…………….(General)………..

English Premier League-Scoreboard
..Manchester United-Ties-Arsenal..G-David deGea 3-key saves
..Manchester City-W-Sheffield..Gabe Jesus key goal..City won 8-row
..Everton-L-Newcastle..Callum Wilson 2-goals for United
..Wolverhampton-L-Crystal Palace..Ebe Eze game winner (80′)
..West Brom-Tie-Fulham..Ivan Cavalieero goal (77′) for West Brom
..Aston Villa-W-Southampton..Video voids 2-Southampton goals
..Chelsea-W-Burnley..New coach Thomas Tuchel gets first win
..Leicester-L-Leeds..Leeds scores 2-goals in 14′ span for upset win
..Liverpool-W-West Ham..Mo Salah gets 2-goals in win
..Hot Spur-L-Brighton..Leandro Trossard goal (71′) in upset

Tottenham…Hot Spur lose F-Harry Kane with 2-sprained ankles.

San Diego Sockers..Open MASL season with (5-3) loss on the road
San Diego Sockers will play entire season on the road since no fans allowed at Pechanga Arena because of California guidelines.

MLS…Says it will lock players out next week if a new CBA is not agreed to..MLS wants Union to agree to 2-year freeze on salary cap..holding line on pay raises in wake of losing 750M during pandemic shutdown.

IMSA-Rolex 24-Hours Daytona….Wayne Taylor racing wins 3rd race in a row at Daytona…Ally-Cadillac team with Jimmy Johnson-Simon Pagenaud part of driving team finishes 2nd.

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