Hacksaw’s Headlines-Monday

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Hacksaw’s Monday Bonus Podcast
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…(College Basketball)…

(March Madness-Selection Sunday)

Aztecs-Seeded 5th in East Regional…will play in Spokane, Washington against Alabama-Birmingham….If SDSU wins, they would face the winner of the matchup Auburn-vs-Yale.

Mountain West Conference…Got 6-teams in tourney
..Utah State-vs-TCU
..Colorado State-vs-Virginia
..New Mexico-vs-Clemson
..Boise State-vs-Colorado

East Regional..1-UConn (31-3)..2-Iowa State
West Regional..1-North Carolina..2-Arizona
Midwest Regional..1-Purdue..2-Tennessee
South Regional..1-Houston..2-Marquette

Snubbed teams…Indiana State-St Johns-UNLV

Best 1st round games:
Washington State-vs-Drake
St Mary’s-vs-Grand Canyon
Wisconsin-vs-James Madison
Gonzaga-vs-McNeese State
Virginia-vs-Colorado State
Aztecs-L-New Mexico (68-61)..Mountain West title games..SDSU finishes (24-10)
..F-JT Toppin (13P-11R)..G-Jalen House (28P)..G-Jamal Mashburn (22P)-Lobos
..C-Jaedon LeDee (25P) in loss
..G-Lamont Butler-Derrion Trammel-Reece Waters shot (5-25)..(3-12) on 3’s
..Aztecs trailed by 14-points early..rallied to take 4-point lead in final minutes
..SDSU no baskets in final 6-minutes..(0-10) shooting in final 6-minutes
..State shot only 35% from floor
..Out rebounded (48-42)..had 10-turnovers
..Went (4-29) on 3-pointers in loss

..Lobos doubled on Jaedon LeDee even before he got entry passes
..LeDee had no shots for the first 10-minutes
..LeDee no baskets for first 16-minutes of game
..Aztecs rallied with defense in 2nd half
..SDSU hit 12-free throws in a row in 2nd half
..LeDee hit 10-free throws in a row to get team back in game

..Lobos won 4-games in 4-nights to claim crown
..SDSU will drop in seeding because of 7-Quad 1-losses at end of year.
..State has lost 3-of-5 games in last two weeks.
(College Notes)

Top ranked Houston and #3-Purdue both upset in conference tourneys

Michigan..Fired coach Juwan Howard after (8-24) season
Michigan..Interested in ex-Ohio State coach Chris Holtmann
Ohio State-Promotes Jake Diebler to head coach..was (6-2) as interim coach
Louisville-to interview Dusty May-Florida Atlantic
Western Carolina..Hire Tim Kraft-ex Gardner-Webb

Long Beach State fires Don Monson..but 49ers win Big West tourney
Fresno State fire coach Jason Hutson
Stanford dumps coach Johnny Dawkins after (15-15) season..was (156-115)

Clippers-Atlanta…Hawks led Clippers (61-44) at halftime at Press Time..Sunday game

Lakers-L-Golden State (128-121…Lakers fall into 10th place in conference..Steph Curry-Klay Thompson combined (57P)..LeBron James had (40) in loss…C-Anthony Davis-left game with bruised eye lid-eye closed-could not return..Game delayed by 16-minutes late 4th quarter because of instant replay-then clock malfunction.

Clippers-L-Pelicans (112-104)-Friday..Pelicans C-Zion Williamson (34P-7R)

Suns..Sigh FA-journeyman G-Isaiah Thomas-had been in G-League
Pistons..Sign FA-F Taj Gibson to contract for rest of year.
Kings..G-Trey Lyles-out 2W-sprained knee


Padres-W-Korea (1-0)..exhibition game in Seoul
..Jackson Merrill 2-hits
..Manny Machado (2inn-1 hit-4-strikeouts)
..Yuki Matsui (1inn-0H)

Padres-vs-LG Twins..exhibition game Monday

Padres..P-Dylan Cease will pitch in exhibition game Monday in Korea..will not be activated to the Opening day roster yet..will be on Taxi squad

Padres…Release veteran SS-Brad m=MIller signed a week ago


Dodgers-W-Kiwoom (14-3)
..Freddie Freeman (3-6) HR in win
..P-Kyle Hunt (2inn-5K)
..P-Michael Grove (2inn-0H)Angels-


Angels-L-Arizona (2-0)…Halos-Patrick Sandoval (4inn-1R) in loss..Sunday game

Angels-Milwaukee..Monday game

Angels..Poor spring continues for top paid players..Mike Trout hitting (.219)…Anthony Rendon (.200)
(MLB Notes)

NY Daily News… reports Padres ownership group ‘ordered’ GM-AJ Preller to trade Juan Soto  in late winter before spring training was to open as part of 100M-reduction in payroll.

Dodgers…Have given a 50,000-contract extension to former OF-Anthony Toles to allow him to stay under the MLB-health program..Toles has severe bi-polar disorder and schizophrenia…has not played since 2018 when he left camp with deteriorating Mental Health issues…He was found living homeless in Key West, Florida last winter after leaving home.

Yankees..NY Post reports sources within question whether Juan Soto is a good fit to be able to play LF and to be paired with Aaron Judge in CF…source saying ‘NY playing with fire’..having to moved Judge to CF because there is so much territory to cover in CF and Judge will get hurt
(Roster Moves)

Houston..Open talks with FA-Blake Snell..Astros willing to offer (3Y-96M) with no opt outs…Astros would have to give up #3-6 draft picks as compensation and would lose 1M-of international pool mone to sign Snell and go over the Luxury Tax again.

Reds..Sign FA-P-Justin Wilson-ex Dodgers
Tampa Bay..Sign FA-P-Jake Odorizzi-ex Braves-Texas-Twins
Pirates..Sign FA-OF-Michael Taylor-ex Twins
Pirates..Sign FA-P-Domingo German-ex Yankees
A’s..Sign FA-3B-JD Davis-ex Giants
Phillies..Sign FA-OF-Jordan Luplow-ex Indians-Pirates
Orioles..Sign FA-OF-Peyton Burdick-ex White Sox

Yasiel Puig..Legendary Dodger-sigs to play with Veracruz-Mexico
Kole Calhoun..Longtime Angels-Rangers OF-retires after 12-years

Yankees..P-Gerritt Cole-out 8W-nerve inflammation-elbow
Astros..P-Jose Urquidy-MRI on ailing elbow
Pirates..P-Robert Stephenson-doulder issues
Miami..P-Eury Perez-MRI-strained elbow
Blue Jays..C-Dan Janzen-fractured wrist
A’s..P-Scott Alexander-fractured rib
Washington..P-Jose Ferrer-lat shoulder injury
Giants..P-Ethan Small..oblique issue



(NFL Free Agency)…Record (170) Players changed teams in first week

(Roster Moves)

Steelers-Bears..Pittsburgh ships a 6th round pick to Chicago for QB-Justin Fields…Fields had (40TD-46 Turnovers-135 sacks) in 3-years with Bears…Joins Russell Wilson in QB room

Rams..Pro Bowl-DT-Aaron Donald retires after 10-years..had (111-Sacks..175-tackles for losses) with Rams..Walks away from 31M-contract

Chargers..Report team asked WR-Keenan Allen to give up 4M-roster bonus to help with salary cap issues…Allen refused-traded to Bears for #4 pick…Joey Bosa-Khalil Mack agreed to give up (11M) in roster bonuses…gave the club (23M) in cap space.

Chargers..meet with veteran FA-LB-Denzel Perryman-played for Raiders-Texans

Chargers..Sign FA-LB-Trey Dye-ex Bills

Jets..Sign FA-OT-Tyron Smith-ex Cowboys
Chiefs..Sign FA-WR-Marquise ‘Hollywood’ Browns-ex Arizona-Ravens
Eagles..Sign FA-LB-Devin White-ex Tampa Bay
Falcons..Sign FA-KR-Rey Rey McLeod-ex 49ers
Steelers..Sign FA-WR-Van Jefferson-ex Rams
Rams..Sign FA-QB-Jim Garoppolo-ex Raiders-49ers-Patriots
Cleveland..Sign FA-QB-Tyler Huntley-ex Ravens
Patriots..Sign FA-WR-KJ Osborn-ex Minnesota
Vikings..Sign FA-OC-Dan Feeney-ex Chargers
Carolina..Sign FA-S-Jordan Fuller-ex Rams
Seattle..Sign FA-LB-Jerome Baker-ex Miami
49ers..Sign FA-CB-DeVondre Campbell-ex Packers
Tampa Bay..Sign FA-QB-John Woolford-exRams
Tampa Bay..Sign FA-OG-Sui Opeta-ex Eagles
Tampa Bay..Sign FA-OG-Aaron Stinne-exGiants
Tampa Bay..Sign FA-OF_Andy Schlottmann-ex Vikings
Giants..Sign FA-TE-Chris Mahertz-ex Denver
Arizona..Sign FA-WR-Chris Moore-ex Houston
Denver..Sign FA-LB-Cody Barton-ex Lions
Washington..Sign FA-Noah Igbinogen-ex Lions

Jets..Workout FA-WR-Mike Williams-ex Chargers
Carolina..Will meet with FA-WR-Mike Williams-ex Chargers
Carolina..Will workout FA-WR-Michael Gallup-ex Cowboys
Titans..Visit with FA-S-Marcus Maye-ex Saints
(College Football)

Michigan..Suspends newly hired DL coach Greg Scruggs-while investigating off field issues he had at Wisconsin



Ducks-L-St Louis Blues (4-2)…Robert Thomas 2-power play goalst-Blues…..Sunday game…Ducs lost 6-in a row…have been outscored (31-7) in those losses….

Ducks-L-Winnipeg (6-0)-Friday..Tyler Toffoli 2-goals in win..Ducks outshot (38-21)

Kings-L-Dallas (4-1)-Saturday..G-Scott Wedgewood 27-saves for Stars..Kings now (34-22-16) on season.

Gulls-L-Milwaukee (3-2)-Saturday..Gulls drew just over 10,000-fans to game
Gulls-W-Admirals (5-3)-Friday..Chase DeLeo 2-goals in win

Montreal..C-Martin St-Louis leaves team indefinitely for serious family issue

Rangers..Sign FA-G-Hugo Ollas-Merrimack College-top college netminder from Sweden.

Vancouver..Sign FA-D-Chris Felton-ex Merrimack College

Jets..Place C-Gabe Villardi on Long Term IR..enlarged spleen.


(Golf)…TPC Championships-Florida..Shootout Sunday.Dazzling final round of golf….Xander Schauffele dueled on the back nine with Scottie Scheffler and Bryan Clark  coming to the 18th hole  in the Grand Slam event.  4-golfers were within 1-shot of each other on the final hole.

(-20)..Scottie Scheffler-7 birdies and an 82′-eagle-finished early-waited half hour
(-19)..Xander Schauffele missed a couple of late short putts
(-19)..Brian Harman had 14-birides over final 2-days
(-19..Bryan Clark made late run




Bristol 400-Virginia..Denny Hamlin-Martin Truex-teammates-finish 1-2 in race…Hamlin 52nd career wins

Formula 1..Indy Car had weekend off.


Roberto Duran…hospitalized in Panama with serious heart condition…is (72Y)

(Soccer)-English Premier League:

Hot Spur-L-Fulham..Spurs give up 3-goals in 9-minutes
Burnley-W-Brentford…Brentford plays 92-minutes redcard-shorthanded
Luton-Tie-Nottingham Forest..Lutonties game 89′
West Ham-Aston Villa..1-1 Tie..Mark Antonio goal 29′ for tie

Indian Wells….Carlos Alcaraz-vs-Daniil Medvev-Men’s Finals

Novak Djokovic..Cancels out on playing =in next couple of Tour events with Mental health issues


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