Hacksaw’s Headlines–Thursday

Posted by on July 19th, 2018  •  0 Comments  • 

………(Golf)………

British Open-Carnoustie……Superstar field tees off on 7,402-yard course…..Slick greens, tight fairways, hi rough….winds blowing off the North Sea.

Tee Times-PT
…Tiger Woods (7:21am)..Phil Mickelson (12:03am)..Jordan Spieth (1:58am)..Rory McIlroy (4:53am)….Dustin Johnson (5:04am)…..Jason Day (5:37).

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……(Basketball)……

Spurs-Toronto….NBA blockbuster trade….Spurs deal F- Kawhi Leonard and G-Danny Green to Toronto for G-DeMar DeRozan-C-Jakob Poelti and 1st round pick.

Greg Popovic-Spurs coach…..’Time to move on’….’Leonard-wonderful player’….’This was not about money’…..’Great teammate’…….’Media-Talking heads created this story-was not accurate’.

Kawhi Leonard….agent unhappy with deal….has to report to Toronto or his free agency is delayed by a year.

DeMar DeRosan….’Loyalty rarely reward in the NBA’…..’Lied to me about trade’……’Cannot trust the team’.

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………..(Baseball)………..

Dodgers-Orioles…..LA completes blockbuster trade to get SS-Manny Machado from Orioles……LA takes on (6.1M) left on this year’s contract and will have to sign Machado to extension….Dodgers give up 4-top Class A-prospects……Baltimore gets P-Dean Kremer (5-3)……P-Zach Pople (1.04-7 Saves)….3B-Ry;an Bammer (296-20HRs)….OF-Yusniel Diaz (.314-14HR)….all at Rancho Cucamonga…plus 3B- Breyvic Valera (.311) at AAA…… ….Dodgers held onto SS-Gavin Lux and P-Julio Urias-Walker Beuhler….Reports LA will have to trade a veteran off roster…either Yasiel Puig or Logan Forsythe….Deals keeps LA under the 197M-salary threshold and luxury tax….but have roster overload. with outfielders.

Padres….GM AJ Preller reviewing trade offers from Indians …San Diego wants young OF-Francisco Medias. ……Cubs interested in reliever Kirby Yates…….Yankees talking about P-Craig Stammen.

Phillies..Release SS-Alexi Amorist-was hitting (.223) at AAA
Angels..Release OF-Rymer Liriano-was hitting (.268) at AAA
Orioles..Release P-Asher Wojciechowski

(Injuries)

Tampa Bay…Puts C-Will Ramos on the DL-hamstring.
Indians…Send P-Andrew Miller out on rehab assignment.
Dodgers..P-Pedro Baez sent out for rehab work
Mets…OF-Yoenis Cespedes goes out on rehab workout
Washington..1B-Ryan Zimmerman heads out on rehab assignment.

(MLB)

Milwaukee…P-Josh Hader ordered to sensitivity training after release of tweets he wrote in 2011 as 17-year old-that were gross, full of racist feel and homophobic slurs.

Anaheim…MLB confirms it met with Anels star Mike Trout about his decision not to participate in marketing campaign.

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…….(Football)……….

NYJets….Legendary CB-Darrelle Revis retires after 11-year career…7X-Pro Bowl.

Arizona…E-Ricky Seals Jones arrested drunked fight trying to use a hotel bath room in Scottsdale.

New Orleans…Sign FA-RB-Shane Vereen-ex Patriots-Giants.
New Orleans..Release FB-Daniel Lasco.

Ravens…1st team to open training camp-veterans-rookies report.

Seattle…WR-Doug Baldwins says team will miss veteran leadership cut loose by team….11-veterans gone off last year’s squad.

Arizona..GM-Steve Keim begins 2-days in jail…then 7-days house arrest following DUI arrest on July 4th

New England…Owner Robert Kraft negotiates to buy Sevilla team in Spanish Premeir League.

Forbes Magazine…..rates values of NFL teams….Cowboys (4.8B)……New England (3.7B)…..NY Giants (3.3B)….Washington (3.1B)…..49ers (3B)…..Rams (3B)…..Chargers (2.1B)……Buffalo least valued team (1.1B)

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……..(Hockey)………

NY Islanders….Hire John Gruden…assistant coach…was top each in OHL-with Hamilton Bulldogs.

Las Vegas….Lose F-Timmo Pulkkinen-signs with KHL-Minsk team.
Edmonton..Sign FA-G-Mikko Koskinen-played in Finland.
LA Kings…Sign D-Alex Lintuniemi-played in Finlan…..former 2nd round pick

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………..(General)……….

Manchester United…Veteran MF-Paul Pogba asked to be transferred to Juventus team in Italy to play with Cristiano Ronaldo.

Real Madrid…..purchasing G-Thibault Courtois from Chelsea….Negotiating with Chelsea also for purchase of F-Eden Hazard.

Liverpool….working transfer deal to acquire G-Allisson from Italy for 81M.

Formula 1…Haas Racing team fires developmental drivers Santo Ferucci after intentional crash at Silverstone …and insubordination arguments with team officials.

Formula 1…Liberty Media about to impose 150M in cost cap for racing next season over objections of Mercedes-Ferrari…..Liberty owns F-1 and wants to make racing more affordable for independent teams.

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