Hacksaw’s Headlines–Thanksgiving Day

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……….(BASEBALL)………….

Padres…Free Agent signing…ink P-Drew Pomeranz to (4Y-34M) contract….Converted to short relief last year in Milwaukee..had (1.88-ERA)….Starter in San Francisco (2-10) 4.85-ERA…Gets 8M-roster bonus-4M salary first year.

Padres-Brewers…Trade..San Diego deals 2B-Luis Urias..P-Eric Lauer and player to be named later for P-Zach Davies…OF-Trent Grisham….Urias hit (.221) in parts of 2-seasons…Lauer (8-10) 4.45ERA as starter….Davies (43-32) 3.91-ERA with Brewers…Grisham hit (.300) in AA-AAA-hit (.231) with Brewers.

Padres…DFA-P-Pedro Avila to create spot on 40-man roster…recovering from elbow surgery…had (1.69-ERA) with Padres before injuring arm.

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(Roster Moves)

Orioles..Put 2B-Jon Villar on waivers..(.274-24HR)…Baltimore not interested in paying 10M-arbitration salary.

Texas..Sign FA-P-Kyle Gibson-ex Twins
Texas..Sign FA-2B-Rob Refsnyder-ex Yankees-Toronto
Mariners..Sign FA-P-Carl Edwards-ex Cubs-Padres
Mariners..Sign FA-OF-Jose Marmolejos-ex Washington
Mariners..Sign FA-2B-Patrick Wisdom-ex Cardinals
Tampa Bay..Sign FA-P-Brian O’Grady-ex Reds
Tampa Bay..DFA-1B-Jesus Aguilar
Cubs..Sign FA-P-CD Pellman-ex Texas
Rockies..Sign FA-P-Jose Mujica-ex Tampa Bay
Miami..Open talks with FA-OF-Avisail Garcia-ex Tampa Bay
Miami..Release P-Wie Chen
Mets..Sell P-Nick Kingham to SK Wyverns-Korea

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(Teams)

Pirates..Hire Derek Shelton-manager..was bench coach Twins
Mets..Hire Jeremy Hefner as pitching coach

World Series…Shares handed out to teams…Washington Nationals players get (382,358) each for winning series….Astros share (256,030) per player.

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………..(FOOTBALL)…………..

Chargers…Practice in heavy rain for Sunday game in Denver….OTs Russell Okung-groin..Sam Tevi-knee-limited in practice…LB-Thomas Davis..WR-Mike Williams limited in practice-knee issues….S-Derwin James-Adrian Phillips both practice-coming off IR list.

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(Schedule)…Thanksgiving Day Games

Buffalo-Dallas…Bills (8-3)…Cowboys (6-5)….Cowboys QB-Dak Prescott (3,433P-21TD)…..Buffalo QB-Josh Allen (2,740APY-22TD)…Bills defense has 33QBX-16-takeaways.

Saints-Atlanta….New Orleans (9-2)…Falcons (3-8)….QB-Drew Brees (1600P-11TD-4Int).

Bears-Lions…Detroit (3-7-1)..Chicago (5-6)…Lions may start 3rd string QB-David Blough…Lions started (2-0-1)..lost 6-of-7…Lost QB-Matthew Stafford.

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(Teams)

Pittsburgh…OG-David DeCastro fined (14,000) for acting as peacemaker in Steelers-Browns fight two weeks ago.

Dallas..Owner Jerry Jones tells coaching staff ‘Win the damn game’ as media questions future of Coach Jason Garrett.

Broncos…QBs Drew Lock-Kyle Allen split reps with first unit preparing for Chargers game.

Arena Football League…Files for bankruptcy….been in operation since 1987….league struggled financially last 5-years…was down to 6-teams last season.

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(Roster Moves)

Lions..Workout FA-QB-Joe Callahan-ex Packers
Packers..Sign FA-OT-Jared Veldheer-ex Patriots
49ers..Sign FA-DE-Alex Barrett-ex Lions-SD Fleet-SDSU
Saints..Workout FA-OG-Michael Ola-ex Bears..
Saints..Workout FA-OT-Bryan Witzmann-ex Chiefs
Houston…Workout FA-RB-Kenneth Dixon-ex Baltimore

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(Injuries)

Chiefs..WR-Tyreek Hill-goes thru full workout-test hamstring

Tennessee…IR-TE-Delanie Walker-hurt all year
Miami..IR-WR-Jakeem Grant-shoulder
Browns..OT-Greg Robinson in concussion protocol

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(College Football)

Aztecs…Practice in rain for BYU game…QB-Ryan Agnew limited with calf injury.

USD…Toreros leave Thursday for Cedar Falls, Iowa…open 1AA playoffs against Northern Iowa on Saturday.

New Mexico..Report that disgraced Baylor coach Art Briles interested in Lobos coaching job.

Lamar..Fire coach Mike Schultz-went (13-22).

Rutgers..Interested in coach Steve Addazio-Boston College…is (43-44) with Eagles.

Missouri…furious NCAA rejected appeal of Bowl band as part of sanctions for academic fraud….Mizzou loses 10M in bowl money…had already been fined 7M by NCAA…stripped of scholarships and recruiting visits on and off campus…Mizzou had self-reported itself over rogue academic counsellor helping two players….get enrolled in courses and do course work….Mizzou fired employee and sanctioned its own program..then NCAA came in with heavy handed sanctions.

Akron Zips..finish season (0-12)….lost home finale (52-3) to Ohio University…Zips outgained (603-74)…QBs went (4-27) throwing ball.

Northern Illinois..leading rusher Tre Harrison leaves Huskies to transfer…had (2,055Y) rushing last two years.

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……….(BASKETBALL)………..

Aztecs-Creighton….Opening game of Continental Tire-Las Vegas Invitation on Thursday night…..SDSU off to (6-0) start…Creighton (4-1)….Blue Jays led by 3-big guards…Marcus Zekarowski (18PPG)…Ty Alexander (17PP{G)…Mitch Ballack (13PPG)….Blue Jays lost to Michigan by 10-points….wins have come against Cal Poly-North Florida-Louisiana Tech-Kennesaw State.

USD-W-Hofstra (79-69)…Youngstown State transfer Braun Hartsfield(25P) leads rally in second half…USD scores 43-points in come from behind win..Wednesday night game…Toreros (3-5) on season.

Duke…Shocking loss to Stephen F-Austin at Cameron Indoor Arena…First home loss to unranked opponent since 1983.

Wooden Legacy Tourney…Opens this afternoon…Field includes… Arizona-Wake Forest-Providence.

Wooden Legacy Tourney…Announces 2020 tourney will be limited to four teams…Invitations to UCLA….Kansas…Virginia…Georgetown.

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Lakers-W-New Orleans (114-110)….Lakers rally from 10-points behind in final quarter….Anthony Davis (39P)…LeBron James (29P)….the two combined to take 48-shots in game…Jrue Holiday (29P) for Pelicans….Brandon Ingram just (4-20) shooting from floor….Lonzo Ball did not play……..Pelicans lost despite hitting 17-3’s in game…Lakers (16-2)

Clippers-W-Memphis (121-119)…Montrzl Harrell (24P-10r)….Lou Williams (24P)…..LA (14-5) on season

Memphis Dallas..Open trade talks about deal for Grizzlies F-Andre Iguodala…sitting out action…has 18M-salary for final year of deal.

Charlotte..Send F-Jalen McDaniels back to NBA-G League team in Greensboro…was averaging (17P-9R) in Greensboro

Denver..Calls up G-Bol Bol from G-League..averaging (11P-6R)

Miami…G-Jimmy Butler leaves team-sinus infection

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………….(HOCKEY)………….

Gulls-L-San Jose (3-2) OT…….Barracuda walk into Sports Arena outshoot Gulls (41-16) in stunning poor showing…….Jonny Brodzinski-ex King-scores key goal…..Wednesday night AHL action….Gulls (7-9) on season.

Kings-NY Islanders….Kings led (3-1) late in 3rd period at Press Time…Jeff Carter-Dustin Brown scored early for LA.

Ducks-L-Arizona Coyotes (4-3)…Overtime shootout…Christian Dvorak 2-goals in regulation…then game winner in shootout…….

Ducks…Sign last year’s 1st round draft pick, LW-Brayden Tracey…scored (46G) in year and half with Moose Jaw Warriors in Western Hockey League…will likely report to San Diego. Gulls at end of junior hockey league season.

Kings..Roster shakeup…Callup D-Paul LaDue…LW-Matt Luff…IR-D-Alec Martinez…D-Derek Forbort….send F-Carl Gundstrom back to Ontario-AHL.

Las Vegas…Put F-Valentin Zykov on waivers after 20-game drug suspension ends.

Buffalo…Lose 3-starters…F-Vlad Sobotka-on IR-Knee surgery….D-Rasmus Dahlin-F-Kyle Okposo-concussions

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