Hacksaw’s Headlines–Monday

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Golden State-W-Cavaliers..(132-113)…Kevin Durant-Steph Curry-Klay Thompson combine (77P) in blowout win….Durant (33P-13R)..Curry (32P-11A-10R)…Thompson (22P)….Warriors built 13-point lead….Cavs cut in to one…then Golden State went on shooting rampage in 2nd half..built 24P lead-Cavs never could rally…LeBron James (29P-11R-10A)…Kevin Love (27P)….Two teams combined to take (189) shots in 48-minutes…combined to make (91) baskets in the game….Warriors have now won 29-of-30 games dating to mid-Marc….and are (14-0) in NBA postseason-all time record….Up (2-0)..series moves to Cleveland on Wednesday

Derek Fisher..Former Lakers star-Knicks coach…arrested DUI-flipped his Cadillac on Sunday afternoon near Sherman Oaks.

Lakers..Reports LA is backing away from taking Lonzo Ball in draft…questions about his lack of defensive toughness..his quirky jump shot and the actions of his father.

76ers…Team President Jerry Colangelo says any team drafting Lonzo Ball has a ‘challenge’ ahead in dealing with antics of LaVar Ball….76ers might shy away from Ball with 3rd pick even if Lakers bypass him at 2nd spot.

Clippers..G-Chris Paul opting out of contract wants to meet with San Antonio Spurs when he becomes free agent July 1st.

Miami..Clear 55M in cap space in deal with Union allowing for release of F-Chris Bosh-has missed last two years of action with blood clots.

Oklahoma City…C-Enis Kanther’s father detained in Turkey by police..government leaders had revoked passport of player for his public criticism of country’s government.


San Diego State…lands 7’1-C-Kam Rooks-graduate transfer from Cal..son of late former NBA player Sean Rooks..averaged 8P-8R-last year but had 3-years of injuries.



Padres-L-Rockies (3-1)…Jeff Hoffman strikes out 9-Friards…Trevor Story 2R-single….San Diego now (23-35).

Padres…Off day-Monday…3-game road trip to Arizona on Tuesday.

Padres..OF-Alex Dickerson now DH in extended spring training games…has setback on Sunday while taking BP-cannot play-shutdown again…back flareup in different place from where he had protruding disc.
Padres..P-Trevor Cahill begins 60′-long toss drills-test shoulder
Padres..P-Jered Weaver-2-bullpen sessions to test ailing hip.

Dodgers-L-Milwaukee (3-0)…Eric Thames with HR for Brewers…LA now (35-23).

LA-Washington..Open 3-game series with Nats at Chavez Ravine..Hyun Jin-Ryu (2-5)-vs-Gio Gonzalez (4-1)

Dodgers…P-Alex Wood-2nd exam-improved in shoulder joint
Dodgers..P-Adam Liberatore-2nd exam-improvement in forearm
Dodgers-Twins..Trade-LA acqires P-Jason Wheller in cash deal.

Angels-L-Twins..(3-2)..Miguel Sano-Jason Castro HRs for Minnesota..Angels now (30-30)

Angels..Off day-Monday

Angels..Salute Albert Pujols on 600th career home run-a grand slam.
Angels..Shutdown P-Huston Street again-tricep injury
Angels..DL-OF-Cam Maybin-hamstring
Angels..Option OF-Jeff Marte to AAA..callup 1B-CJ Cron.
Angels..Send P-Cam Bedrosian out on rehab
Angels..Sign FA-OF-Michael Bourn-ex Indians-Orioles


Cubs-W-Cardinals..Ian Happ solo HR-3R-HR

Red Sox-W-Orioles..Andrew Benendentic 2-solor HRs-RBI single

Giants-L-Phillies..Philadelphia hits 4HRs-wasting Brandon Crawford RBI day

Yankees-L-Toronto..Justin Smoak 2R-HR..Josh Donaldson HR

Tigers-W-White Sox..Justin Upton 3R-HR

Reds-L-Braves..Ender Inciarte (5-5) 5RBI

Mets-L-Pirates..Andrew McCutchen 3H-3R-HR..Mets (24-31).

Miami-W-Arizona..Tyler Moore 3R-HR..DBacks (34-30) cooling off.

Houston-W-Texas..George Springer 2-solo HRs..Astros won 10-row..(41-16)

Indians-W-Royals..Jason Kipnis HR-6RBI for Tribe

Washington-W-A’s..Ryan Zimmerman 3R-HR..Washington scores 5 in 9th..survives Oakland’s 6R in bottom of 9th.

Mariners-Tampa Bay..


Boston..Longtime Red Sox OF-Jimmy Piersall dies (87Y)…played 17-years baseball despite bouts with mental illness (Bi-Polar disorder)..career (.277) hitter…Movie ‘Fear Strikes Out’ was based on his mental health issues.

MLB..Elias Sports Bureau…(1,060HR )hit in May-2nd most in history of baseball..(1,923HR) hit in April-May, some 200-more than first two months last year…Baseball on pace for over (5,915HRs) this year-would be all time record.

MLB..Announce they will celebrate baseball in London..put on HR-Derby with retired players-Hyde Park-June 30th.

MLB..Suspend Tigers minor league P-Eduardo Jiminez 30-games..throwing baseball into a bench clearing brawl at Western Michigan.

Chad Curtis..4-teenage girl settle lawsuit (585,000) against former Tigers-Angels OF-convicted of touching girls during high school weightlifting class…he serving 7Y in prison.

Giants..Criticism at SF failing to develop any Latin American players last 3-years.

Miami..Edinson Volquez throws no-hitter-dedicates it to Yordano Ventura-Jose Fernandez-both killed last year.

Atlanta..Matt Kemp on tremendous tear..hitt (.345-10HR) so far.
Yankees..Bench Chase Headley in (11-80) slump..average (.228)

(Roster Moves)

Blue Jays..Release P-Mat Latos
Rockies..Release OF-Chris Denorfio
Royals..Release P-Bobby Parnell
Texas..DFA-P-Sam Dyson (10.80-ERA)..6-homers-16 innings
Braves..DFA-2B-Emilio Bonifacio
Giants..DFA-OF-Justin Ruggiano
Yankees..P-Ernesto Frieri-opts out of contract

Giants..Sign FA-OF-Jerry Sands
Dodgers..Sign FA-OF-Quincy Latimore-Tigers
Yankees-Orioles..Trade..NY deals SS-Ruben Tejada to Baltiore

Phillies..Option P-Marc Leiter
Royals..Option OF-Jorge Soler
Tigers..Option P-Matt Boyd..Callup P-Daniel Stumpf
Arizona..Option P-Zack Godley
Atlanta..Option 2B-Jace Peterson..P-Matt Wisler
Mariners..Callup P-Tyler Cloyd
Pirates..Callup 1B-Phil Gosselin


Yankees..Shutdown OF-Jacoby Ellsbury-post concussion syndrome
Rockies..P-Chad Bettis completes chemo treatment-can begin throwing
Rockies..DL-P-Tyler Anderson-Knee
Indians..DL-OF-Lonnie Chisenhall-shoulder
Seattle..DL-SS-Jean Segura-ankle-out 8W
Red Sox..DL-P-Edwin Rodriguez-knee
Phillies..DL-P-Joaquin Benoit-knee
Mets..OF-Yoenis Cespedes-still not cleared to run
Nationals..OF-Jason Werth bruises foot
Toronto..OF-Devon Travis-bruised hand
Detroit..P-Justin Verlander-groin injiury
White Sox..P-Carlos Rondon-setback on rehab outing

White Sox..P-James Shields on rehab assignment.
A’s..P-Sean Doolittle out on rehab
Mets..Activate P-Seth Lugo-P-Steven Matz from DL.
Yankees..Send 1B-Greg Bird on rehab
Rays..Send P-Brad Boxberger on rehab
Twins..Activate P-Francisco Lirianao
Phillies..Activate OF_Daniel Neva
Miami..Activate P-Jeff Locke..DL-P-Justin Nicolino.
Braves..Activate P-Eric O’Flaherty..OF-Adonis Garcia
Giants..Activate OF-Hunter Pence


San Diego State-L-Texas (7-4)..Aztecs eliminated from NCAA regionals…Bullpen gave up 3-runs-had to pitch 7-innings as starters faltered again….SDSU finishes with 42-wins…but has never gotten beyond lst round of NCAA tourney in history of program.,,Aztecs won on Saturday to stay alive but had to use relief ace CJ Saylor for 4-plus innings-76 pitches….




NFL..Says it will allow Networks to sell ‘hard liquor ads’ on telecasts of TV games.

(Roster Moves)

Chiefs..Release WR-Jeremy Maclin-was due (9M) this year..had made (23M) first two years.

Houston..Sign FA-LB-Sio Moore-ex Raiders-Colts
Houston..Release LB-Max Bullogh..WR-Keith Mumphrey
Arizona..Release QB-Zac Dysert-backup 4-years.
Bills..Sign CB-Greg Mabin-ex Tampa Bay
Chiefs..Sign FA-TE-Orson Charles-ex Bengals
Giants..Sign FA-WR-Jerome Lane-ex Akron U.
Jets..Sign FA-S-Shamarko Thomas-ex Steelers

Saints..DT-Nick Fairley out of workout-heart problem
Ravens..TE-Dennis Pitta-dislocates hip-3rd time-career ending
Atlanta..CB-Desmond Trufant-not recovered from torn pectoral
Carolina..DE-Brenton Bursin-surgery-ankle


Seattle..Pete Carroll..says locker-room strife Russell Wilson is ‘old story’…Not sign Colin Kaeperenck-view him as a starting QB-calls him ‘championship guy’…..Russell Wilson says he urged team to sign Kaperneck…S-Earl Thomas-cleared fractured leg-full practice in camp

Baltimore..ex Raven RB-Ray Rice hired as RB-coach-high school-New Rochelle, New York.


Penn State..ex President Graham Spanier sentenced 2-months in jail-4-months house arrest…AD-Tim Curely (3-months in jail-7 months house arrest)…VP-Gary Schultz (2-months-7 months) for pleading guilty of child endangerment-not acting for 4-years on information they had on Jerry Sandusky case.

New Mexico…Paul Krebs quits as AD of Lobos after 11-years on job….under investigation for illegal use of 65,000-of university funds for golf outing to Scotland with boosters.



Nashville-Pittsburgh…Game 4-of series tonite…Penguins lead (2-1).


NY Islanders..Barclay Center says it will not go forward with renovation plans to change area for NHL team.

Ducks..Give coach Randy Carlyle 1-year extension thru 2019.
Ducks..Fire assistant Paul McLean after poor power play outings in playoffs.

Florida..Jim Montgomery removes name as candidate for coaching job-will likely stay at Denver University.

St Louis..Hire Tim Jackman as assistant coach

Vancouver..Interview lead assistant Newell Brown-ex Arizona Coyotes



San Diego City Council…Will vote on Mayor Budget tonite..discussing whether to remove 5M from budget that would fund November intitiative on Soccer City and Conventer Center annex construction…Mayor demanding money be left in budget for critical projects.

Phil Mickelson..will bypass US Open in Wisconsin to attend daughter’s high school graduation.

Memorial Golf..Jason Duffner hits 30’ putt on 18 to save par..and wins…after blowing a 5-shot lead on Saturday…survived 2-rain delays to finish 13-under par.

Eric Broadley..legendary race car designer who developed Lola Chassis..won Indy 500s…and Can Am road races…passes away (88Y)

Detroit Grand Prix…Grahame Rahal ends long drought running away with win in Saturday race…Rahal then wins on Sunday holding off the field for the double race sweep.

NASCAR…Delaware 400…Jimmie Johnson beats Kyle Larson on restart on overtime lap to win in Dover…11th career win at the Delaware track. ..

Soccer…US ties Venezuala (1-1) in friendly match…Tim Howard 4-key saves…Christian Pulisic scores 1st golf of season..Tuneup for World Cup qualifier in Trinidad-Tobago.

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