Hacksaw’s Headlines-Monday

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March Madness)

Kansas-W-Miami (76-50)…Jayhawks blow game open with (13-2) run early in 2nd half to destroy Hurricanes…Outscored Miami (47-15) in second half…KU goes to final four for 16th time in history.

North Carolina-W-St Peter’s (69-49)..Tar Heels jump to (9-0) lead ..Peacocks never recovered…UNC goes to Final 4-for 16th time…

Duke-W-Arkansas (78-69)..Paoloa Banchero (16P)..Blue Devils (32-6)..Coach K-drives Blue Devils to Final 4-appearance

Villanova-W-Houston (50-44)…Wildcats choke off Cougars offense-holding UH (29%) shooting and (1-20) on 3’s.
(College Notes)

Memphis…NCAA cites Tigers basketball program with 4-major violations by Coach Penny Hardaway in recruiting of 7′-C-James Wiseman, who was declared ineligible because of illegal loans made to him family by Hardaway before he became head coach

Gonzaga..Coach Mark Few salutes Drew Timmie for great career eventhough Bulldogs got knocked out of Tourney again.

UCLA..Coach Mick Cronin hopes his seniors will use the extra year of Covid eligibility to return next season after Bruins were bounced out of the tourney…David Singleton-Jaime Jaquez-Johnny Wuzang all have extra year of eligibility to use-would be joined by top 8-recruiting class.

NIT..Announces it will leave Madison Square Garden-home of the post season tourney since 1938…May bid out tourney…Indianapolis-Las Vegas could host next year.

U-Mass..Hires Frank Martin-ex South Carolina coach
South Carolina..Hires Lamont Paris-UT-Chattanooga
Tulsa..Hires Eric Konkal-Louisiana Tech
LSU..Hires Matt McMahon-ex Murray State
Mississippi State..Hires Chris Jans-ex New Mexico State
Maryland..Hites Kevin Willard-ex Seton Hall

LaSalle..Fires Ashley Howard after (16-18) season
SMU..Tim Jarkovic retires (285-185) record

Jacksonville..Coach Joe Williams passes away (88Y)…led Dolphins to NCAA finals vs UCLA in 1960s

Lakers-L-New Orleans (116-108)….Lakers lost 18-point lead…Outscored (14-5) in final 5-minutes…LeBron James (39P) in loss..Malik Monk (23P)…..Brandon Ingram (26P) for Pelicans…..LA lost despite hitting 14-3’s in game……Sunday game…Lakers (31-43)..Pelicans (32-43)….Pelicans move ahead of Lakers in playoff race……Lakers lost 15-of-20.

Lakers..F-Anthony Davis begins scrimmage workouts coming off knee rehab.

Clippers…off weekend..(36-39) in 9th place
Clippers…G-Paul George goes thru 2nd 4-on-4 workout to test ailing elbow.

Miami..Will not discipline Jimmy Butler-Udonis Haslem for confrontation with coach Eric Spoelstra at halftime of game last week.

Denver..F-Jeff Green facing fine for trying to enter Suns locker room.
Brooklyn..G-Kyrie Irving cleared to play home games with vaccine ban lifted
Sacramento..C-Rashaun Holmes facing domestic abuse charges
Portland..NBA fines C-Josef Nurkic (40,000) for grabbing fan’s cell phone
Knicks..NBA fines F-Juliuas Randle (40,000) for abusing officials.

Memphis..Jury in Lorenzen Wright murder case finds Billy Turner guilty of murder in shooting of former Clippers player in drug deal..Life in prison…Wright’s ex wife already found guilty

Lakers..Report LA might want to interview Utah Jazz coach Quinn Snyder if team fires Frank Vogel at end of season.

Utah Jazz..Sign FA-F-Greg Monroe to 10-day contract

Memphis..G-Ja Morant-out 2W-bruised knee
Sacramento..F-Damontas Sabonis-MRI-ailing knee
Chicago..G-Lonzo Ball shuts down rehab-post surgery swelling
Warriors..C-James Wiseman will sit out rest of year-knee swelling returns
Oklahoma City..Lose F-Josh Diddley-Hip injury-gone for year

Padres-W-Cleveland (5-1)…Wil Myers-Jake Cronenworth hit 1st inning HRs…Yu Darvis (4inn-1R)……Friars (3-4-2) in Cactus League

Padres..Team BA (.210) in spring
Padres..Team Starting pitching (24-inn-8R-3.00-ERA) in spring
Padres..Mackenzie Gore (5inn-0R) in two starts
Padres..3B-coach Matt Williams to miss 3-months-hip surgery
Padres..Sign FA-OF-Trayce Thompson-ex White Sox-Dodgers-Reds
Padres..Sign FA-2B-Brandon Dixon-ex Tigers
Padres..Sign FA-P-Kyle Tucker-ex Red Sox
Padres..DFA-P-James Norwood
Padres..Sign FA-P-Tom Eshelman-ex Cardinals-Orioles
Padres..Confirm sold 19,000-seaso tickets-all time record

Dodgers-L-White Sox (9-0)…Starter Andrew Heaney (3inn-5R-7H) allowed in loss…..LA (2-4-4) in spring

Dodgers..Manager Dave Roberts-3Y contract extension..542-329)..5-NL West titles..3-times National League Champions…1-World Series win

Dodgers..Sign SS-Trea Turner (1Y-13M) extension
Dodgers..Sign FA-OF-Kevin Pillar-ex Giants-Blue Jays
Dodgers..DFA-OF-Matt Beatty

Dodgers..Begin search for closer to replace Kenley Jansen-setup man Joe Kelly-Corey Knebel who left as free agents…Blake Treinen-Daniel Hudson will vie for closers job.

Angels-L-Giants (5-1)….Starter Patrick Sandoval (3-inn-3R) allowed……Halos (5-4)

Angels…Judge rules Owner Arte Moreno did not violate state laws in bidding to buy land in Anaheim parking lot to build a new stadium.
(Roster Moves)

Rockies-Blue Jays..TRADE..Colorado sends OF-Raimel Tapia to Jays for OF-Randal Grichuk

Cubs-Tampa Bay..TRADE..Cubs deal OF-Harold Ramirez to Rays for 2-minor leaguers

Red Sox..Sign FA-SS-Trevor Story-ex Rockies (6Y-120M)
Mets..OF-Michael Conforto still unsigned
Yankees..OF-Brett Gardner still unsigned
Giants..P-Johnny Cueto still unsigned

Washington..Sign FA-P-Ty Clippard-ex Arizona
Arizona..Sign FA-P-Oliver Perez-Mexcian League
Arizona..Sign FA-P-Zach Davies-ex Padres-Cubs-Brewers
A’s..Sign FA-C-Stephen Vogt-ex Arizona-Atlanta
Reds..Sign FA-OF-Tommy Pham-ex Padres
Reds..Sign FA-P-Hunter Strickland-ex Nationals
Reds..Sign FA-OF-Brandon Drury-ex Jays-Arizona
Reds..Sign FA-2B-JT Riddle-ex Marlins
Cardinals..Sign FA-P-Packy Naughton-ex Cardinals
Cardinals..Sign FA-P-Blaine Parker-ex Angels
Mariners..Sign FA-OF-Billy Hamilton-ex Reds-Royals
Mariners..Sign FA-P-Sergio Romo-ex A’s-Giants
Mariners..Sign FA-P-Andrew Albers-ex Twins-Tigers
Tampa Bay..Sign FA-P-Luke Bard-ex Angels
Tampa Bay..Sign FA-P-Rob Duggar-ex Blue Jays
Toronto..Sign FA-3B-Josh Fuentes-ex Rockies
Mets..Workout FA-P-Tony Watson-ex Dodgers-Giants

Cardinals..Veteran reliever Andrew Miller-retires (38Y)..ex-Yankees-Orioles-Indians-St Louis…had (0.93-ERA) in post season play

Red Sox..DFA-3B-Hudson Potts-ex Padres

White Sox..OF-Yoan Mercedes-out 8W-broken hand
Tampa Bay..P-Tyler Glasnow-out 3W-ankle sprain
Guardians..P-Luke Maile-headed for DL-shoulder
Guardians..P-James Karrilchek on Dl-shoulder issue
Reds..P-Luis Castillo-shutdown-shoulder stiffness
Reds..P-Justin Dunn-headed for DL-shoulder injury
Phillies..OF-Odubell Herrera-oblique
Mets..OF-Starling Marte-oblique
Mariners..P-Casey Sadler-shoulder surgery
Rays..P-Shake Baz-out 4W-elbow scope
Brewers..2B-Luis Urias-quad injury-out 2W
Marlins..P-Dylan Florio-shutdown shoulder
Mariners..1B-Evan White-sports hernia
(MLB Notes)

David Ortiz…Boston investigator says Dominican drug kingpin hired hitmen to shoot ex Red Sox star 2-years ago because he was insulted at nightclub by Oritz….Cesar Peralta financed hiring of shooters…13-have been arrested in conspiracy..

MLB Union…Agrees to start season with 28-man roster…Will allow extra inning rule to stay in place for 2022 season.

Blue Jays..Pitching coach Pete Walker-DUI arrest in Dunedin, Florida


Yankees..Will offer Aaron Judge contract extension before end of spring training…Has filed for 21M-Yankees offering 17M in arbitration.
Aztecs….Disappointing start to season continues losing weekend series to Fresno State…SDSU (5-19)-worst start ever under Mark Martinez…(0-9) in MWC play

NFL Owners….Meet in West Palm Beach…Will get recommendation from Competition Committee on possible change of Overtime Rule…Big debate on whether to give each team a full possession in overtime for both regular season or just postseason.

Cleveland..QB-Deshaun Watson-1st press conference with media after Houston trade…’Denied any sexual assaults occurred’….’Never disrespected women’…’Was surprised by 22-lawsuits filed by women’.

Browns…Owner Jim Haslam says ‘3rd party did full investigation of incidents with Deshaun Watson’…..’Admitted investigators did not interview any of 22-women  who filed lawsuits’…Waiting for NFL to decide on any discipline’

Browns..QB-Baker Mayfield remains in limbo…due (18.8M) in salary-teams want Cleveland to pay part of contract to make trade

Saints..QB-Jameis Winston cleared for OTA workouts after knee surgery end of season..signed 2Y-extension.

49ers..Continue to shop QB-Jim Garoppolo-rehab shoulder surgery

Colts..QB-Matt Ryan restructures contract-created (6.2M) cap space
Falcons..Confirm they have (40M) dead money-cap hit Matt Ryan trade
Dallas..Hire Brian Schottenheimer-Jaguars-offensive consultant
Carolina..Talking to QB-Cam Newton about backup QB job

Carolina..WR-Shi Smith-arrested gun-drug-DUI charges
(Roster Moves)

Jarvis Landry…ex-Browns wide receiver…seeking 20M contract as free agent
Colin Kaepernick…Trainer says 5-NFL clubs been in contact  with free-agent..has not played since 2016.

(College Football)

USC…Assistant Head Coach Dave Nichol-passes away (45Y)-cancer..had just joined coach Lincoln Riley staff.

SEC..Hires ex-Duke coach David Cutcliffe-as Football consultant

Gulls-Stockton…..Heat led (5-4) in 3rd period on Sunday night game…Ex-Gulls Andy Welinski had go ahead goal in 3rd period for Heat….AHL action….Gulls were (7-0-1)  heading into game…… (26-25-2)..

Kings-W-Seattle (4-2)..Saturday night..Anzi Kopitar goal-assist..LA (36-22-9)

Ducks-L-San Jose (4-1)..Anaheim lost 9-in a row…(27-29-11) in freefall

Ducks..Sign college C-Josh Lopina from U-Mass to 3-year contract…assigned to San Diego Gulls.

NHL..Voids-Ducks-Las Vegas TRADE..Evgeni Dadonov for 2-draft picks..Dadonov not properly fill out  no trade clause in his contract.

Ottawa..Sign FA-D-Jake Sanderson-star North Dakota

Montreal..F-Jon Drouin-Needs surgery-lower body injury-was oh Covid list
Montreal..RW-Brandon Gallagher-hip injury
Las Vegas..F-Brett Howden-neck injury on ugly hit in game
Kings..D-Drew Doughty would miss playoffs-shoulder injury
Columbia..G-Joonas Korpislam-Hip surgery
Islanders..F-Cal Clutteerbuck-shoulder surgery

(Soccer)-World Cup qualifying

USA-W-Panama (5-1)……Christian Pulisic scores twice on  blistering penalty shots . opening half……Finishes with 3-goals….Paul Arriola electric header goal infront of net triggers 4-0 opening half explosion …USA takes control of 2nd place in group play

USA-Costa Rica….Play Wednesday in final group play game
USA..Tim Weah-DeAndre Edlin could not play-yellow card violations

Mexico-W-Honduras (1-0)…Mexico gets goal in 76′ on own goal by Honduras
Canada-W-Jamaica (4-0)…Canada qualifies for World Cup for first time in 36-years.

San Diego Loyal-W-Phoenix Rising (3-2)…Scored game winning  goal (76′) to get first win of the season.. get first win of USL season.

San Diego Wave-L-Portland (1-0)…Off to (0-2) start in NWSL preseason tourney..yet to score a goal in 2-games…Drew 6,000-fans at USD for home opener.

Dell Match Play Tourney-Austin…
..Scottie Scheffler dominates-wins 4-holes early in lopsided win over Ken Kisner…Won semifinal 3-and-1 over Dustin Johnson.
(Auto Racing)

Formula 1-Saudia Arabia Grand Prix..
..Max Verstappen wins duel with Charles Leclerc on rough road course…Passes and takes final lead with 4-laps to go for half-second victory
..Lewis Hamilton..Team Mercedes nightmare start continues..finished 10th

NASCAR…Road America..Accident marred wild overtime finish
..Ross Chastain-grabs lead with 2-laps left on restart….then loses lead with 1-lap left to AJ Allmendinger…then Allmendinger crashes with Alex Bowman on final turn fighting to keep lead… allowing Chasten to win race….




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