Hacksaw’s Headlines-Monday

Posted by on February 26th, 2018  •  0 Comments  • 

…..(Basketball)….

Aztecs…In house investigation continues.. F-Malik Pope-alledged to have taken 1,400-loan from a financial advisor his sophomore season….Name was 1-of-31 on a ledger sheet recovered by FBI in a raid on offices of former NBA player Agent Andy Miller…Pope, if exonterated, could be cleared to return to team for this weeks games vs Nevada-Boise State…or could be held out pending further investigation.

Aztecs-W-San Jose State….Jalen McDaniels (16P-10R) in win..SDSU (17-10)..(9-7) in MWC.

Wyoming-W-Fresno State..Justin James (26P) in Cowboys road win.
Air Force-W-Utah State..Falcons rallyfrom 13-points down to win

USD-W-USF (64-61)..Toreros head to WCC tourney with (18-12) record

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(College)

Arizona…Wildcats coach Sean Miller placed own administrative leave after reports FBI has tapped phone calls of him talking to agent about 100,000 payoff to deliver a recruit to UA….7’1-C-DeAndre Dyton-from Bahamas-continues to play for Wildcats.

Arizona…Already reeling with suspension of G-Allonzo Trier-when PED showed up in his system a 2nd time…he had been suspended last year…for initial positive drug test.

Arizona…Lawer for C-DeAndre Dyton says Yahoo story completely false-demands NCAA and school exonerate the player.

Duke-Alabama-Kentucky…Say they allowed players named in the Yahoo report to play this weekend, because they had done in-house probe and found no wrong doing…Insinuate there may be mis-information in those ledgers….Only SDSU-Texas sat players whose names were on the ledger.

Mark Emmert…NCAA President-says there is ‘systematic failure’ in college basketball with people tampering with players…says sports needs to be cleaned up.

Stan Van Gundy…Pistons coach attacks NCAA-worst run organization in sports…’does not care about athletes’…o

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(NBA)

Lakers-at-Atlanta…Monday nite matchup…Lakes (24-34)
Lakers-W-Sacramento…Kantavious Pope 34P in Saturday win.

Minnesota..G-Jimmy Butler-torn meniscus-knee-could be out 4W…(22P-5R)
Memphis…MRI-G-Tyreke Evans-cracked rib

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…….(Baseball)…….

Padres…Emotional Memorial service at Petco Park honoring late GM-Kevin Towers…22-different speakers in 2-and-half hour service

Padres-Angels…Monday afternoon game…Angels rookie Shohei Ohtani will DH for first time in a game…Eric Hosmer-Chase Headley both expected to play…Padres (0-3) in spring

Padres-L-Angels (2-1)….Ruben Rivera (2-2) for Halos..Garrett Richards (2inn-1R)….Padres Bryan Mitchell (2inn-0R-1H) in first start…in Sunday game.

Padres-L-A’s..Saturday..Tyson Ross (2inn-2R-2H-4K)..Chris Young (2-innings-0R)…Walker Lockett (1.1inn-5R)..Fernando Tatis 3-strikeouts

Padres-L-Seattle..Friday..Fernando Tatis HR in 1st at bat

Dodgers-L-Mariners (2-0)…Clayton Kershaw 1-2-3 inning…..Kyle Seager 2-hits for Mariners…Miguel Gonzalez 2-no hit innings for Seattle…in Sunday win.

Dodgers-L-Giants..Saturday-Manny Banuelos (1.2inn-5R-4H) in loss

Dodgers-W-White Sox..Friday..Matt Kemp 3R-HR..Jacob Turner-Logan Forsythe hit HRs also in win

Angels-W-Padres (2-1)..Sunday…Rene Rivera (2-2) vs Friars.

Angels-W-Milwaukee…Saturday-Shohei Ohtani debut as pitcher…(1.1inn-2R-2H-1W)…was wild..threw 17-strikes out of 31 picthes.

Angels-L-A’s…Friday..Chris Carter-2RBIs…P-Nick Tropeano (1.1inn-3R-4H) in loss.

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(Roster Moves()
Tigers..Sign FA-P-Francisco Liriano-ex Astros-Twins
Royals..Sign FA-OF-Michael Saunders-asked be released Pirates
Twins..Sign FA-SS-Eric Aybar-ex Padres
Tigers..Sign FA-P-Louis Coleman-ex Dodgers
Reds..Sign FA-P-Oliver Perez-ex-Nationals..with 8th team
Reds..Sign FA-OF-Ben Revere-ex Angels
Red Sox..Sign FA-P-Tommy Layne-ex Arizona
Indians..Sign FA-P-Matt Belisle-ex Rockies
Orioles..Sign FA-DH-Pedro Alvarez-ex Pirates
Twins..Sign FA-1B-Logan Morrison-ex Tampa Bay.
Indians..Sign FA-P-Ben Taylor-ex Red Sox

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(Injuries)

Red Sox…FA-DH-JD Martinez-2nd opinion foot issue-on physical exam holding up his 110M-free agent contract

Phillies..3B-Will Middlebrooks-broken leg-collides with outfielder on fly ball

Dodgers..Put P-Julio Urias on 60D-DL-rehab shoulder surgery
White Sox..P-Carlos Rodon-out till June-shoulder surgery rehab
Dodgers..OF-Yasiel Puig-out of lineup-hip issue
Tampa Bay..P-Brent Honeywell-surgery-torn elbow ligament
Orioles..2B-Jon Schoop-elbow bursa issue
Texas..Surgery P-Joe Palumbo-elbow ligament
Boston..2B-Marco Hernandez-setback-shoulder surgery
Mets..MRI-1B-Dominic Smith-quad
Seattle..1B-Dan Vogleback-MRI-foot injury
Indians..Put Cody Anderson on DL-post surgery

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(MLB)

Tony Clark…Says Union may entertain talks about a ‘floor to spending’ to prevent clubs from putting low budget teams on field…would guarantee more money for players rather than teams pocketing revenue sharing.

Spring Training…Week 2-of camps underway….Free Agents still unsign-Mike Moustakas..Lane Lynn..Jake Arrieta…Greg Holland..Alex Cobb…Jose Bautista….Logan Morrison…Luca Duda..Neil Walker..Brandon Phillips…Jon Jay….Carlos Gonzalez…Jon Lucroy…Jason Werth….Adam Lind…Seth Smith…Melky Cabrera…Mike Napoli….Jeremy Hellickson…Huston Street…

Jack Hamilton…former Phillies-Angels-Tigers pitcher-passes away (79)….beanball that hit Red Sox star Tony Conigliaro in eye-ended his career

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(NFL)

NFL..Release list of compensatory draft picks given to team for loss of free agents last year…
..Arizona picks up #3-4th round picks
..Packers..picks up #4-5-5-6th round picks
..Cowboys..acquire #4-5-6th round choices
..Houston…lands #3-6-6 round picks
..Chargers…pick up #7 pick

Los Angeles…Former Miami OT-Jon Martin remains under psychiatric evaluation-but not arrest…after he posted social media comments about guns….”suicide-revenge” for being bullied in high school-college-NFL.

NFL..Combine opens in Indianapolis….QG-Baker Mayfield-Sam Darnold-Josh Rosen-Josh Allen say they will throw for NFL scouts…QB-Mason Rudolph cleared to throw coming off foot injury.

Cleveland..Kam Wimberly-former Browns LB has restaurant seized for fail to make 92,000 in back tax payments.

Arizona..WR-Larry Fitzgerald visits with ailing Senator John McCain-fighting battle with cancer.

Dallas..Angry WR-Dez Bryant…criticized for poor play…earning (16.5M) per season-has gone 23-games without 100-yard-game….says
‘critics can kiss my ass’ on social media.

Cowboys…Hire Marcus Paul-strength coach-ex Giants
Colts..Hire Tom Manning-TE coach-ex Indiana State

Jaguars..Sign QB-Glake Bortels to (3Y-64M) extension
Jaguars..Give Tom Coughlin-Doug Marrone-contract exensions thru 2022.

Raiders…RB-Marshawn Lynch due 1M-roster bonus-March 8th
Bills..QB-Tyrod Taylor due 6M roster bonus on March 8th

Tampa Bay..QB-Jameis Winston escapes injury-rear end SUV accident
Saints..DE-Cam Jordan-foot surgery
Jaguars..QB-Blake Bortels begins throwing program-4W after wrist surgery
Bengals..OT-Jake Fisher-surgery-irregular heartbeat

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(Teams)

Chiefs-Rams…Kansas City trades CB-Marcus Peters to Rams for 2-draft picks…Peters had history of discipline issues

Steelers-Bills..Open trade talks for WR-Martavis Bryant
New England..LB-David Harris-retires

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(College)

Aztecs..RB-Chase Jasmin suffers knee ligament damage in spring scrimmage on Saturday…MRI today.

Arizona..QB-Brandon Dawkins-announcing transfer as graduate student..will have 1-year to play.

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…..(Hockey)……….

Gulls-L-Stockton (4-2)…Morgan Klimchuck 2-goals…Spencer Foo-15th goal in rookie season…..Sunday action

Ducks-L-Oilers (5-5).in overtime..Rikard Rakell scores 2-goals in final (:15) with extra attacker on ice to tie game and force into overtime..had hat trick….to rally Ducks…..Oilers-Ryan Strome 2G….Leon Draisaitl scores (:13) into game-finished with goal-assist…Connor McDavid 2-assists ….Sunday…Ducks clinging to final playoff spot in Western Conference (74P)…Blues (72P)…Kings (71P)….Blues-Kings have games in hand on Ducks

Kings-Golden Knights…Monday night NHL action

Olympics…Russia-W-Germany (4-3) in overtime to claim gold medal….Nikita Gusev scores 2-goals in Russian victory.

NHL-Trading Deadline-Monday 1pm

Ottawa-Penguins-Las Vegas…3-team deal…Penguins acquire 22-goal scoring C-Derek Brassard-F-Tobias Lindberg and #3 pick…..Senators pick up #1 pick..G-Fillip Gustavsson..D-Ian Cole…..Las Vegas lands F-Ryan Reaves and #4 pick.

Boston-NY Rangers…Bruins land LW-Rick Nash…Rangers pick up F-Ryan Spooner-F-Matt Beleskey..F-Ryuan Lindgren #1 and #7 picks in blockbuster trade

Montreal-Toronto…Leafs acquire C-Tomas Plekaneck-F-Kyle Braun…Montreal gets D-Rinart Valiev..F-Kirbgy Rychel and #2 pick

Edmonton-Nashville-Columbus…Blue Jackets get F-Mark Latest….Oilers land F-Pontrus Abergf….Nashville gets #4 pick

Edmonton-NY Islanders…Oilers send D-Brandon Davidson to NY for #5 pick

Boston…sign FA-C-Brian Gionta-ex Devils-Montreal..had been with US Olympic team.

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(NHL)

Montreal…G-Carey Price-out with concussion
Toronto..C-Auston Matthews-examined with shoulder injury

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…..(General)…….

PGA-Honda Classic…Justin Thomas birdies 18th hole to force playoff..then wins on first playoff hole ofer Luke List….Tiger Woods shoots even par (70) on day…finishes in 12th place…best outing since 2015 season.

NASCAR…Atlanta 500…Kevin Harvick comes from 19th place after bad pit stop to muscle way to front to win….Rade delayed (2:30) by rain….Jimmie Johnson finishes 27th-spinning out.

English Premier League
..Manchester United-W-Chelsea..Romelu Lukaku goal and assist…over 75,000-at Old Trafford Stadium.
..Hotspur-W-Crystal Palace…Harry Kane scores on header 88th minute
..Liverpool-W-West Ham…Mo Salah scores 31st goal of year
..Everton-L-Watford..Watford clears relegation zone
..Newcastle-Ties-Bournemouth…United blows 2-0 lead
..Brighton-W-Swansea…Glen Murray 2-goals in win
..Southampton-Tie-Burnley..Southies tie game 90th minute goal
..West Brom-L-Huddersfield..West Brom won just 1-of-14 matches
..Leicester-W-Stoke…Stoke goalie knocks ball into his own net in loss

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