Hacksaw’s Headlines-Thursday

Posted by on January 24th, 2019  •  0 Comments  • 

…..(Golf)…………….

Farmers Insurance Open-Torrey Pines…..1st round key pairings
10:40..Tiger Woods
10:30..Rory McIlroy-Adam Scott-Rickie Fowler
9:40..Jordan Spieth-Justin Rose
9:30..Jason Day-Jon Rahm
9:00..Charley Hoffman

Rory McIlroy…First appearance at Torrey Pines…Decided I wanted to play on West Coast and not be off for 5-weeks after playing in Hawaii….Course looks so different than it does on TV-I’ve watched it alot..Travelling to play International schedule is really tough….Have cut back on European tour for time being….Have been in final group 7X in last year-not won-not in my head-just go play hard-hope shots fall.

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……….(Baseball)……..

Padres…Sources confirm they have reopened talks with ex-Royals-Brewers 3B-Mike Moustakas and Astros 2B-Marwin Gonzalez-but only offering 1-year deal…both want 3Y-contracts.

Dodgers..Sign FA-C-Josh Thole-ex Tigers-Arizona-Mets

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(Roster Moves)

Giants..Sign FA-P-Drew Pomeranz (1Y-1.5M) 3.5M-incentives….ex Red Sox-Padres-Rockies

Seattle…Sign FA-OF-DH-Ichuro Suzuki to contract at age (45)..will start season with team for series in Japan against the Athletics.

Yankees..Sign FA-P_David Hale-ex Mariners-Braves

Cubs..Sign FA-P-Colin Rea-ex Padres..(5.73-ERA) last year.
Cubs..Sign FA-2B-Christian Adams-ex Rockies

Arizona..Sign FA-OF-Travis Snyder-ex-Pirates-Orioles

Washington..Sign FA-OF-Tyler Goeddel-ex Phillies

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……(Football)…………..

NFL…Rich McKay-head of Competition Committee says he will lead group discussion on use of Instant Replay on “Pass Interference” calls and Personal Fouls-Helmet Hits.

NFL..Dallas owner Steven Jones says he expects NFL will revise coin flip rule for overtime-giving both teams chance to win game with a possession each.

NFL…Hall of Fame President Joe Horrigan-retiring after 42-years in Canton.

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(Coaching Moves)

Miami…Meet 2nd time with Brian Flores-Patriots-for head coaching job

Chiefs..Interview Steve Spagnuolo-Def Coord-ex Rams-Giants

Patriots..Interview Greg Schiano for Def Coord job-ex Ohio State

Dallas..Hire Jon Kitna as QB-coach..was with SD Fleet franchise.

Lions..Hire Jon Bonamego-Special teams coach..was at Central Michigan

Packers..HIre Milt Henderson-Director of FB Ops-was with Ravens
Packers..Interview Mike Mallory-Special Teams-ex Jaguars.

Titans…Hire 5th Off Coord in 5-years to work with QB-Marcus Mariota

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(Teams)

Arizona..WR-Larry Fitzgerald says he will return for his 16th season
Steelers…OC-Maurkice Pouncey says owner Art Rooney needs to meet with WR-Antonio Brown-solve issues.
49ers…Release DT-Earl Mitchell
Saints..CB-PJ Williams arrested on 3rd DUI-incident in 4-years.

San Diego Fleet…Sign FA-OT-Daniel Brunskill-ex Aztecs-Atlanta Falcon
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(College)

Montana…Police investigating death of DT-Andrew Harris as suicide at his apartment.

Auburn..Hire Cadillac Williams as RB-coach-ex Tampa Bay Bucs star

Virginia Tech..QB-Josh Jackson..WR-Eric Kuhmar file for NFL draft.

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……….(Basketball)…………..

Lakers…investigating possible signing FA-F-Carmelo Anthony-about to be waived by Bulls….Laikers have scoring problems off the bench.

New Orleans..C-Anthony Davis mayhave fractured ring finger-could be out another 4W…

Memphis…Putting C-Marc Gasol and G-Mike Conley on trade bloc to clear salary cap space…Gasol about to become free agent….Conely-owed 67M on contract.

Indiana…Lose G-Victor Oladipo-severe knee injury

Clippers-W-Miami (111-99)…Tobias Harris (31P in LA win…..Wednesday night action

Lakers-Minnesota…..Thursday night at Staples Center…Lakers (25-23)…record is (5-9) since LeBron James injury…Timberwolves (23-24)…have won 6-of-9.

Aztecs…Return home after blowing 20P lead and losing at Fresno State…SDSU falls to (10-8)….SDSU hosts UNLV on Saturday.

USD-vs-Loyola Marymont….Toreros have lost 4-of-7 after strong start….Thursday night WCC action

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….(Hockey)…………

Ducks-St Louis….Ducks trailed Blues (3-1) at Honda Center in 2nd period at Press Time..Final game before NHL All Star break…Ducks have lost 14-of-16 games.

Ducks..Place D-Andrej Sustr on NHL waivers.

Ducks…F-Corey Perry returns to first practice with team…has been out since September training camp injury…could be 3-weeks away from returning.
Ducks..LW-Ondrej Kase to miss 6-months-surgery for torn labrum
Ducks..F-Jakob Silfverberg to return to practice on Monday

Edmonton…Fire GM-Peter Chiarelli after 3-plusyears on job…Oilers (23-23-2) this year…firing came a month after team fired coach Todd McLellan….Chiarelli being criticized for giving huge contract to F-Marian Lucic…trading away Taylor Hall..Jordan Eberle…wasting first round pick on Griffin Reinhart trade….Hot candidates to replace him…ex Maple Leafs exec Mark Hunter and ex Red Wings GM-Ken Holland.

Gulls…LW-Jack Kopeck-activated for Friday night game-been out with wrist surgery.

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………..(General)………

San Diego Sockers…Sign FA-Landon Donovan (36Y) for rest of season…Legendary Team USA World Cup star….spent tail end of last season with Club Leon-Mexico…also worked as soccer consultant for Soccer City-Stadium bid last year….All time leading scorer in US World Cup soccer history.

Team USA…Coach Greg Berhalter gets roster ready for friendly game with Panama on Sunday-his first game as head coach of World Cup program.

Australian Open….Women’s semi finals set…Petra Kvitova-vs-Danielle Collins…..Karo Pleskova-vs-Naomi Osaka

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