Hacksaw’s Headlines-Monday

Posted by on December 4th, 2017  •  0 Comments  • 

….(College Football)…..

Final 4-Playoffs…Clemson will face Alabama in opening round…Oklahoma will meet Georgia……in 4-team playoffs

Final Football Poll.
..1-Clemson (12-1)…2-Oklahoma (12-1)…3-Georgia (12-1)…4-Alabama (11-1)…..5-Ohio State….6-Wisconsin…7-Auburn….8-USC….9-Penn State…10-Central Florida

..Committee has never picked a 2-loss team for playoffs-Ohio State had 2-losses though they did bear Wisconsin-Penn State-Michigan-all highly ranked….Tide did not make it to SEC Conference championship game and won 3-games againts bottom ranked teams Mississippi State-LSU-Fresno State-but viewed as more complete team…….Committee said Buckeyes 31-point loss to Iowa damaged their chances…

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Bowl Matchups…

Sugar..Clemson-Alabama
Rose..Georgia-Oklahoma
Cotton..USC-Ohio State
Fiesta..Penn State-Washington
Peach..Auburn-Central Florida
Orange..Wisconsin-Miami

Armed Forces..San Diego State-Army
Holiday..Washington State-Michigan State

Taxpayer..Louisville-Memphis
Liberty..Memphis-Iowa State
Outback..Michigan-South Carolina
Citrus…LSU-Notre Dame
Camping World…Oklahoma State-Virginia Tech
Foster Farms..Arizona-Purdue
Alamo..TCU-Stanford
Cactus..UCLA-Kansas State

Pinstripe..Boston College-Iowa
Texas…Texas-Missouri
Military…Navy-Virginia
Sun…Arizona State-North Carolina State
Music City..Northwestern-Kentucky

Independence..Florida State-Southern Mississippi
Belk..Wake Forest-Texas AM
Dallas..West Virginia-Utah
Detroit..Duke-Northern Illinois
Arizona..New Mexico State-Utah State
New Orleans..Troy-North Texas State
Cure..Western Kentucky-Georgia State

Las Vegas..Boise State-Oregon
Potato..Wyoming-Central Michigan
Hawaii…Fresno State-Houston
New Mexico..Colorado State-Marshall
Birmingham…Texas Tech-South Florida
Mobile Dollar General…Toledo-Appalachian State

Camellia..Middle Tennessee State-Arkansas State
Boca Raton..Florida Atlantic-Akron
Frisco..SMU-Louisiana Tech
St Petersburg…Temple-Florida International
Bahamas…Ohio-UAB

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(Scoreboard)

Pac 12…
..USC-W-Stanford (31-28)..Trojans 6-play goal-line stand-then march 99Y-for key touchdown in 4th quarter..QB-Sam Darnold (325P-2TD)..RB-Ronnie Jones (142R)…RB-Bryce Love (126R) for Cardinal..Trojans (11-2).

SEC…
..Georgia-W-Auburn..RB-DeAndre Swift 64Y-TD run for Bulldogs…Swift-Nick Chubb combine (165R) in win

Big 12…
..Oklahoma-W-TCU..QB-Baker Mayfield(243P-4TD)..RB-Roddy Anderson (93R) in Sooners win.

ACC..
..Clemson-W-Miami..QB-Kelly Bryant (252P-2TD)..Tigers defense 2-interceptions.

Big 10…
..Ohio State-W-Wisconsin..RB-JK Dobbins (174R)…QB-JT Barrett (211P-60R)-2TDs in win.

AAC..
..Central Florida-W-Memphis State..Golden Knights QB-McKenzie Milton (494P-5TD) outdoes Tigers QB-Riley Ferguson (471P-4TD)…UCF (726Y)-Memphis (753Y) total offense…tdeams combined 64-first downs in game…UCF now (12-0).

Mountain West..
..Boise-W-Fresno State..QB-Brett Rypien (246P)..Broncos key 4th down interception..Boise wins 7th in row.

Conference USA..
..Florida Atlantic-W- North Texas…Lane Kiffin team finishes (10-3)

Mid American..
..Toledo-W-Akron..QB-Logan Woodside (307P-4TD)

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1-AA Playoffs

..USD-L-North Dakota State (38-3)..Bisons QB-Easton Stick (171P-3TD)…State (472Y) offense…Toreros QB-Anthony Lawrence (107P-1-Int)

..Wofford-W-Furman..Terriers (291Y) rushing
..James Madison-W-Stony Brook..Dukes won 24-in a row
..Kennesaw State-W-Jacksonville State..Owls now (12-1)
..Northern Iowa-L-S Dakota State..Jackrabbits (10-2)
..New Hampshire-W-Central Arkansas..Wildcats upset #3 seed team
..Weber State-W-Southern Utah..QB-Stefan Cantrell (299P-105R)
..Sam Houston-W-South Dakota…QB-Jerry Briscoe (505P-4TD) for Bearkats-who had (708Y) offense…QB-Chris Streveler (530P-5TD) in loss.

Division III Playoffs

..Mt Union-W-Frostberg State (70-37)…#1-ranked Purple Raiders now (12-0)..move to semi finals with Brockport State..Hardin-Baylor..Wisconsin-Oshkosh..

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(Coaching)

Nebraska…Hire Scott Frost as head coach..(12-0)-Central Florida.

Arizona State…May hire Herman Edwards-longtime NFL coach-Monday

Florida State….refused comment on its contact with Oregon coach Willie Taggart…Seminoles job opened Friday

Central Florida…Makes contact with just fired Texas AM coach Kevin Sumlin as replacement for Scott Frost

Tennessee..Hire Phil Fulmer as AD…firing John Currie-less than a year into job after disastrous handling of coaching search…8-candidates rejected UT overtures.

Florida State…says it was not willing to commit 70M in coaching package to Jimbo Fisher-letting him move to Texas AM.

Montana..Hire Bobby Hauck-San Diego State-as Grizzlies head coach.

(College)

Ole Miss hit with additional NCAA sanctions over 15-major violations in Rebels football program…Bowl ban in 2018..stripped of 13-more scholarships…give back 8M in revenues…cuts in recruiting visits…1Y-ban on coach Hugh Freeze…5Y-suspensions for football staff members….School had already imposed 1-year bowl ban and given up 11-scholarships for illegal payments to recruits.

New Mexico State…finishes (6-6)…qualifies for bowl…1st bowl game since 1960-Sun Bowl.

Louisiana Lafayette…Fire-Coach Mike Hudspeth…(29-38)

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(NFL-Scoreboard)

Chargers-W-Browns (19-10)…Philip Rivers (344P-TD)…Keenan Allen (10R-105)….Defense 3-sacks and 4th quarter fumble recovery and interception of DeShone Kizer…Bolts move into 1st place tie with Chiefs-Raiders…all (6-6)….Chargers have won 6-of-8 ..

Rams-W-Arizona…(32-16)…Alec Ogletree 41TD-Interception…Jared Goff (220-2TD)….Rams defense 6-sacks-2 interceptions…Blaine Gabbert (221P)…Rams now (9-3)

Raiders-W-Giants (24-17)..Marshawn Lynch 51Y-TD run…Lynch (101R)…Derek Carr (287P-1TD)…Geno Smith (172P)…Raiders defense 3-sacks-2 fumble recoveries-..

Broncos-L-Miami..Broncos lose 8th in row..Dolphins defense 3-interceptions…Fumble recovery…3-sacks…2-safeties…Jay Cutler (235P-2TD)..Kenyan Drake (130R)

Carolina-L-New Orleans (31-21)…Drew Brees (269P-TD)..Saints (148R)…Cam Newton (183P-51R) in loss..

Eagles-L-Seahawks (24-10)…Russell Wilson (227P-31R)-3TDs….Carson Wentz (348P-TD)…also had interception-fumble-3 sacks…Eagles now (10-2)…Eagles fumbled at goal line going in for TD…stopped on 4th downs at Seattle 23-37 yard lines.

Vikings-W-Atlanta..(14-9)..Case Keenum (227P-2TD)…Vikings win 8th in row…Matt Ryan held (173P).

Patriots-W-Bills (23-3)….Tom Brady (258P)..Dion Lewis-Rex Burkhard combine (160R)…Pats defense 4-sacks-1 interception .

Green Bay-W-Tampa Bay (26-20)…Packers defense 7-sacks-fumble recovery…Don Lowrey 62Y-TD-fumble…Jamaal Williams (113R)…Brett Hundley only (84P)..

49ers-W-Bears (15-14)…Robbie Gould 5-FGs for win..Jimmy Garroppolo (293P) in first start..Chicago (147Y) offense…Bears lost 5-in row-..

Ravens-W-Lions (44-20)..Joe Flacco (269P-2TD)..Ravens defense 3-sacks-2-takeaways..Matthew Stafford (292P)..hit 20-passes in a row ..

Jaguars-W-Colts (30-10)..Blake Bortels (309P-2TD)…Jags defense 4-sacks-2 Interceptions..

Titans-W-Texans (24-13)…Derrick Henry 75Y-TD run….Henry (109R)…Marcus Mariota (150P)….Defense 4 sacks-interception…Tom Savage (365P) in loss

Steelers-Bengals..Monday Night Football..Pittsburgh (9-2) on year.

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(NFL Teams)

Ravens..CB-Jimmy Smith-ruptured achilles
Eagles..TE-Zach Ertz-concussion
Houston..TE-Braxton Miller-concussion
Packers..CB-Damarius Randall-concussion..LB-Jake Ryan-neck
Jaguars..OT-Cam Robinson-ankle..CB-Jalen Ramsey-hamstring
Patriots..LB-Kyle Van Noy-calf
Buffalo..QB-Tyrod Taylor calf
Atlanta..OG-Andy Levite-tricep
Bears..LB-Pernell McPhee-shoulder..DE-Mitch Unrien-knee..OG-Kyle Long-shoulde
Giants..OT-Chad Wheeler-concussion
Rams..LB-Alex Ogletree-concussion
Cleveland..DT-Danny Shelton..wrist

Denver..CB-Darian Stewart-fined (24,308) for helmet hit Amare Cooper.
Packers..TE-Richard Rodgers-fined (24-309) chop block
Denver..LB-Shane Ray-fined (12,154)-punches in Raiders brawl
Raiders..OG-Gabe Jackson fined (30,387) shove referee in brawl
Saints..LB-Blake Countess-fined (24,308)-helmet hit Cody Fleener

(Teams)

Raiders..WR-Michael Crabtree-lose (407,897) game check suspension
Broncos..CB-Aqib Talib-lose (570,34) game check for suspension

Carolina..DE-Charles Johnson-4G-suspension-PED

Eagles..Sign WR-Alshon Jeffrey-4Y-extension.

Giants..Report Coach Ben McAdoo could be fired by Monday for bad season and handling of QB-Eli Manning.

Chiefs..Coach Andy Reid gives up playcallling to Off Poor Matt Nagy.

Jaguars..Release S-Calvin Pryor-ex Jets

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(Injuries)

Chargers..IR-K-Nick Novak for season-back injury
Green Bay..IR-RB-Ty Montgomery-wrist
Saints..IR-TE-Coby Flenner-concussion

Cowboys..CB-Orlando Scandrick-2-fractures in back
Cardinals..RB-Adrian Peterson-neck injury
Carolina..RB-Christian McCaffrey-shoulder injury
Lions..RB-Ameer Abdullah-neck injury
Dolphins..S-Reshad Jones-back injury

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………(Baseball)………

Padres…GM-AJ Preller given contract extension thru 2022-season in midst of major overhaul of franchise minor league system

Padres…Say they have made a ‘Power Point’ presentation to agent for Japanese star Shoehei Ohtani….club would have to make 20M-bid to Nippon Ham Fighters to get right o open talks.

Padres..Sign FA-P-robbie Erlin to 1-year contract extension.

Padres..Hire Josh Johnson-1st base coach-worked in Nationals farm system.

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(MLB)

Shohei Ohtani….arrives in Los Angeles and preparing for meetings with MLB teams in free agent…..Will meet with Giants and Mariners….has informed Yankees he has no interest in negotiations with them.

Giancarlo Stanton…Meets over weekend with Giants and Cardinals…Marlins grant permission for talks leading up to possible trade.

Yankees…Hire Aaron Boone as manager after 7-year career at ESPN

Phillies..Hire Robbie Thompson-bench coach-ex Yankees front office exec

Dodgers..Hire Brant Brown-Luis Ortiz as minor league hitting coaches

MLB…Reaches agreement on new Posting Plan for Japanese free agents taking effect next year…Player will pay a tax rate to his former Japanese team…Tax rate will be from 15% to 20% depending on total size of contract

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(Roster Moves)

Cardinals-Blue Jays…Trade SS-Aldemys Diaz to Blue Jays for OF-JB Woodman…Diaz was All Star in 2016.

Houston..Open contract talks with FA-C-Jon Lucroy-Rockies

White Sox..Sign FA-C-Wellington Castillo-ex Orioles
Orioles..Sign FA-P-Asher Wojiechowksi-ex Reds
Orioles..Sign FA-P-Perci Garner-ex Indians
Orioles..Sign FA-P-Jason Gurka-ex-Angels
Texas..Sign FA-Anthony Gose-ex-Blue Jays-Phillies
Braves..Sign FA-P-Chase Whitley-ex-Yankees-Tampa Bay
Cubs..Sign FA-P-Dario Alvarez–ex Texas
Colorado..Sign FA-P-Chris Jensen-ex A’s
Miami..Sign FA-C-Bryan Holiday-ex Phillies
Miami..Sign FA-2B-Johnny Giovatello-ex-Angels…P-Drew Rucinski-ex Reds
White Sox..Sign FA-P-Rob Scahilli-ex Brewers

(Contracts)-Players not offered tenders-become free agents
Braves..1B-Matt Adams..2B-Jace Peterson
Miami..P-Tom Koehler
Texas..P-AJ Griffin
Seattle..P-Drew Smyly
Tigers..P-Bruce Rondon
Cubs..P-Hector Rondon
Houston..P-Mike Fiers

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….(Basketball)……..

Aztecs-W-Bradley….(75-52)….SDSU defense holds Braves to 32% shooting-force 16-sturnvoers….Jalen McDaniels (14P)…Malike Pope (13P)…State has 47-rebounds in win…SDSU now (7-2)

USD-L-UCSB..Toreros just (9-23) on free throws-lose second game in row after (5-0) start..

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Lakers-L-Houston (118-95)….LA losing streak hits 5-in row…James Harden (36P)..Chris Paul (21)..Eric Gordon (22) off bench….3-guards combined for (73P) and 30-baskets in Sunday night loss..

Lakers-L-Denver…Committ 21-turnovers…Nuggets win with (15-0) run at end of game…Lonzo Ball 33-minutes-4 baskets-2 fouls in (:07) then technical foul…in Saturday night game.

Clippers-L-Minnesota…(112-106)..Jimmy Butler scores (33P) for Timberwolves….Austin Rivers had 30-in loss…LA lost 12-of-15 after Sunday setback.

Clippers-L-Dallas…26-point blowout…..in Saturday road game..

Clippers…G-Austin Rivers fined 25,000-for verbal abuse fans in Utah.

Clippers-Milwaukee…Trade talks that would send C-DeAndre Jordan to Bucks for C-John Henson-G-Malcom Brogdon
LA also talking to Washington and Minnesota about deal.

Kermit Washington….Pleads guilty to theft of more than 300,000 in money from South African charity foundation ..also guilty to IRS-tax evasion…facing 8-to-20Y in prison.
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………(Hockey)………

Kings-W-Chicago….Jon Quick 24-saves…Kings won 5-of-6

Ducks-L-Nashville…on shootout…Anaheim lost 6-of-7 games

Gulls-W-Ontario….Gio Fiore 2-goals…Gulls score game winner with (:02) left…on weekend road trip

Mike Keenan…Fired as coach-GM of Kunlun Red Star-China team in KHL….had won title with Metallurg in KHL prior.

Flyers…Losing streak reached 10-games in row.

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……….(General)……….

English Premeir League
..Manchester City-W-West Ham…David Silva scores 83rd minute-come from behind win…City now (14-0-1) remains unbeaten.
..Manchester United-W-Arsenal..G-David deGea record 12-saves to preserve win…U is (11-2-2).
..Chelsea-W-Newcastle United…Chelsea scores 3-goals in row
..Everton-W-Huddlesfield…victory in debut of coach Sam Allardyce

World Cup….Draw announced for Russian 2018-tourney next June
Group F…Germany-Mexico meet in opening game
Group D..Argentina faces Iceland in opener
Group B…Spain plays Portugal in opener
Group E..Brazile-Switzerland in group
Group A..Uruguay in probably easiest group
Group C..Led by France
Group G..Headed by England.

Bahamas Open….Ricky Fowler rips off 7-birides in row….rallies from 7-stroke deficit to beat Charley Hoffman (280)….Tiger Woods finishes 9th…shot 68-on Sunday….had 3-rounds in 60s in first tourney in 11-months.

US Olympic…Gymnastics team doctor Larry Nasser…Prosecution asks for 60Y prison sentence for sexual misconduct involving 130-athletes over 13-year span.

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