Hacksaw’s Headlines-Monday

Posted by on December 12th, 2016  •  0 Comments  • 

……….(Football)……….

Chargers-L-Carolina (28-16)..Panthers defense 5-takeaways…5-sacks..10-hits..10-pressures…Cam Newton (160P-31R)….Graham Gano kicks 4-field goals…Chargers now (5-8)…have lost 22-of-32-games since mid-2014.

Chargers…RB-Melvin Gordon to have MRI on strained hip..got bent at bad angle trying to recover a fumble…Was limping but walking in locker room…DE-Joey Bosa-neck strain-possible concussion on hit on Cam Newton….Joe Barksdale-Orlando Franklin both came off field with nagging injuries. …

Chargers…GM-Tom Telesco refuses to give Coach Mike McCoy a “Vote of Confidence”…and refuses to say team will committ to him for 2017….”No one is thinking about next year…only focus was on Carolina…We’ll deal with next year-next year”

(Scoreboard)

Chiefs-W-Raiders..Tyreek Hill 78Y-PR-TD..36Y-TD catch..KC in lst place-AFC-West.

Broncos-L-Titans..DeMarco Murray (92Y)-rushing..Titans defense 3-sacks-2 rumble recoveries.
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Falcons-W-Rams..Matt Ryan (237P-3TD)..Atlanta defense 5-turnovers..Jared Goff (3-sacks-3 turnovers).
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Bengals-W-Browns..Andy Dalton (180P-2TD)..Jeremy Hill (111Y) rushing..Cleveland (0-13)
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Vikings-W-Jaguars..Sam Bradfore (292P-1TD)..Kai Forbath 4FGs
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Miami-W-Arizona..Andrew Franks 21Y-FG ):01) left in game
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Colts-L-Texans..Houston defense 3-takeaways..Andrew Luck 2-picks.
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Redskins-W-Eagles..DeShaun Jackson 80Y-TD catch..Washington scores on 22-25Y-TD runs

Steelers-W-Bills..Le’Veon Bell (236R) 3-TDs in snowstorm win..Steelers (460Y) offense

Lions-W-Bears..Matthew Stafford (223P-TD) and runs for game winning score..

Jets-W-49ers..Bilal Powell (145R)..Carlos Hyde (193R) in loss..SF (1-12)

Saints-L-Bucs..Drew Brees throws 3-picks
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Packers-W-Seahawks..Green Bay defense 5-interceptions in snow..Davante Adams 66Y-TD pass
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Cowboys-L-Giants…Odell Beckham 60Y-TD catch in 4th quarter..Giants defense picks off 2-Dak Prescott passes..recovers Dez Bryant fumble..Eli Manning (193P)…Giants fumbled 4-times, allowed 3-sacks and wee intercepted…but Leon Hall-Janoris Jenkins had interceptions…Snap Cowboys 11-game win streak.

Baltimore-New England..Monday night matchup

(NFL)

Chargers…NFL declines to fine S-Jahleel Addae for hit that badly injured WR-Cecil Shorts last week in Tampa game.

Raiders..P-Marquette King-WR-Michael Crabtree fined (12,500) for taunting.
Rams..CB-Trumaine Johnson-fined (18,231) facemask..RB-Todd Gurley (9,100)-chop block
Giants..WR-Odell Beckham-fined (12,554)..abuse of refs..S-Eric Pinkens (24,000) cheap shots.
Jets..DT-Sheldon “Richardson-S-Buster Skrine-OT-Breno Giacomini-fined personal fouls

Roger Goodell..holds reinstatement hearing for Raiders DE-Aldon Smith-after year long suspension for arrests…no decision yet.

Rams..Angry coach Jeff Fisher says there is no tension working with GM-Les Sneed….Sports Illustrated says Rams front office ‘dysfunctional’…calls building “Rams Junior High”

Buffalo..Coach Rex Ryan-missing playoffs-says he does not believe his job is in trouble

Colts..WR-TY Hilton says team laid down at home

Rams..RB-Todd Gurley says team is playing like a ‘middle school squad’-playing just to get thru the season

Raiders..Oakland City Council and Alameda County Commissioners vote on Tuesday for a term agreement on plans to build stadium for Raiders costing 1.3B.

Saints…Gripping testimony in murder of DE-Will Smith…closing arguments from lawyers took over 5-hours…Lawyers argued about attacks on witnesses…Shooter Cardell Hayes testifies he feared for his life..said Smith was reaching for handgun in SUV when he fired 9-shots-shooting Smith 8-times in back and shooting wife twice….Hayes wept during testimony…Rachel Smith-wife-escorted from court-room in tears…Closing testimony on Sunday…Juors deliberations on Monday.

Eagles..OT-Lane Johnson apologizes for 10G-suspension…”let team down with PED issue”

Eagles..Coach Doug Pederson-contentious team meeting-says ‘team not playing hard’.

Giants..Players furious at vandalism of FB-Nikita Whtfield..KKK-Swastikas painted on walls…”Racism is real in New Jersey”.

Browns..WR-Jordan Payton-4G-suspension…PED violation

(Injuries)

Packers..QB-Aaron Rodgers-calf injury
Miami..QB-Ryan Tannehill may have torn knee ligaments
Denver..CB-Chris Harris-knee injury on chop block-precipitated a brawl
Jets..RB-Matt Forte-knee injury
Giants..RB-Shane Vereen-concussion
Jets..S-Marcus Gilchrist-torn patella tendon

Lions..QB-Matthew Stafford-dislocated index finger-torn ligament on throwing hand
Eagles..RB-Darren Sproles-concussion
49ers..WR-Torrey Smith-concussion
Chiefs..LB-Derrick Johnson-surgery-torn achilles
Browns..OG-John Greco-surgery-Lisfranc foot injurie.
Houston..IR-WR-Jalen Strong-ankle
Jaguars..IR-TE-Julius Thomas-back..DE-Jared Odrick-shoulder
Miami..OT-Laremy Tunsil-shoulder injury

(College)

Heisman Trophy….Louisville QB-Lamar Jackson runs away with vote…Jackson (526) first place votes…Deshaun Watson-Clemson-QB..second with (269) votes…Aztecs RB-DJ Pumphrey finished 10th…4-first place votes..got 31-third place votes.

Army-W-Navy…117th game in rivalry started in 1890…Cadets (315Y) rushing…defense has 3-takeaways…Black Knights break 14-game losing streak to Middies.

Cincinnati…Hires Luke Fickell as Bearcats head coach from Ohio State.
Houston..Hires Major Applewhite as head coach-bypasses Lane Kiffin-Les Miles.
Georgia State..Hires Shawn Elliott off South Carolina staff as head coach.
Ole Miss..Fires Off Coordinator-Dan Werner.
Western Michigan..Opens contract extension to PJ Fleck after (13-0) season.
Temple..Wants to interview ex Texas-Louisville coach Charley Strong

Colorado..Sad funeral service for ex-Buffs coach RB-Rashaan Salaam-suicide death last week…More than 500-attend-including NFL players..CU-coaches and teammates from Bill McCartney era.

PAC-12..Commissioner Larry Scott says PAC-12 Network may go away because of poor distribution before contract expires in 2024….Pac 12 Network reaches just 12M homes nationwide-out of 113-homes available…Is not on Direct TV..

Pitt..RB-James Connor files for NFL draft…joins Christian McCaffrey-Stanford…Leonard Fourcette-LSU…D’Onta Freeman as underclassmen….Connfer (3,701-56TD) in career after fighting back from cancer.

(1AA-Playoffs)..

James Madison-W-Sam Houston State..Dukes put up (65-7) win..have (607Y) offense.
NDakota State-W-SDakota State..Bison now (18-0) home in postseason games.
Youngstown State-W-Wofford..Bo Pelini Penguins now (11-3)..Wofford 0-Yds passing
Eastern Washington-W-Richmond..Spiders lost 4-fumbles in snow.

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…………(Baseball)……………

Padres…Sign FA-P-Logan Bawcome…had (1.93-ERA) at Oklahoma City-Dodgers
Padres..Sign FA-2B-Dusty Coleman-hit 76HRs in 9Y-minors..ex-Royals
Padres..Sign FA-P-Carlos Fisher-ex Reds..(49-42) in minor leagues
Padres..Sign FA-C-Stephen McGee..hit (.176) in Angels system
Padres..Tyron Ross opens talks with Cubs-Texas-Pirates
Padres..Clayton Richard contacted by Minnesota Twins.

Dodgers..Waiting for decision from FA-P-Kenley Janson on (4Y-60M) offer..Miami offered (4Y-80M).

(Roster Moves)

Pirates..Pull OF-Andrew McCutchen off trade block
White Sox-Astros..Sox demand (3-1) deal for P-Jose Quintana.
Tigers..Sign FA-2B-Omar Infante-Royals..FA-P-AJ Achter-ex-Angels
Astros..Sign FA-SS-Reed Brignac-ex Royals-Rays
Phillies..Sign FA-P-Sean Burnett-ex Pirates-Nationals
Red Sox..Sign FA-OF-Junior Lake-ex Cubs
Phillies..Sign FA-OF-Daniel Nava-ex Red Sox-Angels.
Reds..Sign FA-OF-Rob Brantley-ex Mariners
Braves-Rangers..Trade..Atlanta picks up young P-Luke Jackson.
Mariners..Sell P-Arqui Caminero to Yomiuri Giants-Japan.
Orioles..Open contract talks with C-Wellington Castillo.

(MLB)

Brewers…P-Phil Bickford-50G-suspended for 2nd positive drug test.
Twins..P-Yoman Landa-22Y-killed in Venezuala auto accident.

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…………….(Basketball)……..

Aztecs-L-Arizona State (74-63)…..Ugly loss…SDSU loses 10P-lead…goes 12-straight posessions without basket in 2nd half..Commit 9-turnovers in 2nd half…..ASU outscores them (28-9) to start 2nd half…Devils hit 5-3’s to blow game open…defense then chokes off SDSU….Azrtecs (6-24) from 3-point range…17-turnovers…Steve Fisher team now (4-4)…lost 3-in row.

SDSU….Monday night non-conference game with Alabama State…

USD-W-UCSB Toreros hit 12-3’s in game…Blue now (5-5) on season..won 3-in row after Sunday game..

ULCA-W-Michigan..Bruins go to (10-0)..4th time over 100-points in a game this season.

Lakers-L-NY Knicks..(118-112)..Kristaps Porzings (26P)..Derrick Rose (25P)…Sunday night game…Luel Deng (22P)…LA (10-16)
Lakers…Poor play escalates after loss to (6-16) Phoenix Suns then setback to Knicks……Luke Walton to shakeup bench rotation..

Lakers-at-Sacramento…Monday night basketball
Clippers-vs-Portland…Tonight at Staples Center…

New Orleans..Coach Alvin Gentry says he does not need vote of confidence…Pelicans off to (7-17) start.

Craig Sager..Names to Sportscasters Hall of Fame…has fought back from leukemia 3X.

……………….(Hockey)……………

San Diego Gulls-L-San Jose Barracudas..Lose back-to-back shutouts on road weekend…San Jose pounds 43-shots on rookie goalie Kevin Boyle…AHL-action

Kings-W-Ottawa…Jeff Carter scores 11th goal of season-Saturday night.
Ducks-W-Ottawa…Joseph Crammarossa-Nick Ritchie score goals in (5-1) win-Sunday night..

Gulls..Sign FA-F-Nick Sarkin-had 6G-with Wheeling in ECHL.
Gulls..Veteran NHL forward Ryan Garbutt sent from Ducks..has 39-NHL goals.

Penguins..concern over possible concussion issue with Sidney Crosboy…checked from behind into boards on Saturday.

Joe Sakic…Colorado Avs GM could be in trouble…Team got blown out (10-1) by Montreal on Saturday night..gave up 6-goals in first period…seemed to quit.

Maple Leafs-Arizona..Trade…Toronto deals former lst round pick Peter Holland to Coyotes for draft pick.

Boston…14Y-veteran F-Kevin Stevens plea bargains guilty to selling 175-oxycodone painkiller pills…Admitted he was addicted while playing with neck injury in NHL.

Bill Dineen…longtime WHA-Houston Aeros coach..coached New England Whalers..then Philadelphia Flyers…and successful coach in AHL…passes away (84Y).

……………….(General)……………….

San Diego Sockers..Kraig Chiles ties all time career record with 298th goal…tied with 1980s star Bronco Segoata.

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