Hacksaw’s Headlines–Thursday

Posted by on January 9th, 2020  •  0 Comments  • 

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Aztecs……….Rocky Long resigns as SDSU football coach after 9-year run….went (81-38)…took team to 9-bowl games….2nd winningest coach in school history….Says he is retiring….Brady Hoke elevated to return as head coach…..Hoke indicated Long might return to Aztecs staff if an opening occurred for Defensive Coordinator….Long indicated it is Zach Arnett’s time to be coordinator and would not consider it unless Arnett left to take another job…AD-JD Wicker denied he demanded coaching staff changes despite (10-3) season…Brady Hoke returns as head coach….Was (13-12) in two years before taking the Michigan job…Went (31-20) at Michigan before being fired…Career coaching record (78-72) at Ball State-SDSU-Michigan…..
Hoke will meet with coaching staff on Thursday then determine whether changes are necessary. Possible changes at Off Coor-QB coach-OL positions…Hoke says he will hire a Defensive Line coach but will have access in that area.

Michigan State..Mourn passing of former head coach George Perles (85Y)-died of Parkinsons…was assistant coach with Spartans for 11-years…then head coach (12Y)…also coached for Chuck Noll-Steelers.

Washington…Kellen Moore turns down Off Coord job with Huskies…will stay with Dallas Cowboys.

Virginia Tech…Hire Bill Teerlink as DL-coach…ex Buffalo Bills.

Georgia..QB-Jake Fromm files for NFL draft..(24TD-5Int) last year
UCLA..WR-Matt Lynch to transfer…10th Bruin to enter transfer portal.
Minnesota..S-Antoine Winfield enters NFL draft.
Notre Dame..QB-Phil Jurkovec to transfer-has 2Y eligibility

BYU…AD-Tom Holmoe says longterm goal is to get the Cougars back into a Power 5-Conference…if Big 12 expands.

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(NFL)

(Teams)

NFL-Hall of Fame…Names 15 Members to special Centennial Class

Dallas…Hires Mike Nolan-Def Coord-ex Redskins…John Fassell-ex Rams-special teams coach…Jim Tomsula-ex 49ers DL coach…Joe Philbin-ex Miami-Green Bay as OL coach

Redskins..Hire Ken Zampese-ex Bengals as QB coach….John Matsko-ex Carolina-DL coach..Pete Hoener-ex Carolina-TE coach…Jim Hostler-ex Carolina-WR coach

Eagles..Caoch Doug Pederson says head injury to QB-Carson Wentz was unfortunate-just part of the game…did not say Jadaveon Clowney hit was ‘cheapshot’

49ers…OT-Joe Stalely says he will play in 2020
New England..QB-Tom Brady reiterates-will play next year
Saints..QB-Drew Brees-refuses to discuss plans in 2020-heads to free agency

Rod Graves…Head of Fritz Pollard Foundation calls it ‘shameful’ the NFL has only 4-minority head coaches…and more disgraceful lack of Black GMs in the league….NFL-VP-Troy Vincent calls it ” embarrassing”.,,,Marvin Lewis-longtime Bengals coach-says ‘you can’t tell owners who to hire”

Super Bowl…Advertising Age says Donald Trump and Mike Bloomberg are spending 10M each to buy Ads in Super Bowl game.

CFL..Calgary…Stampeders lose QB-Bo Levi Mitchell for 4-months..shoulder surgery for cyst…May miss preseason camp.

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(Injuries)

Baltimore…RB-Mark Ingram misses another practice-calf injury
Rams..OT-Andrew Whitworth-knee surgery
Rams..S-Eric Weddle-knee surger
Seattle…IR-LB-Mychal Kendricks-knee surgery
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………………(Basketball)…………….

Aztecs-W-Wyoming (72-52)….State shoots 61% from floor in first half….Yanni Wetzel hits 5-shots in a row in first half…Malachi Flynn (19P)…Wetzel (17P)……SDSU (16-0)….Auburn only other unbeaten team in country.

USD-Gonzaga….Toreros (7-10)-vs-Bulldogs (16-1) at Jenny Craig Pavilion on Thursday..

West Virginia..Coach Bob Huggins-fined 10,000-for calling refs ‘3 Blind Mice’
Pittsburgh…2Y-extension to coach Jeff Capels-Panthers (10-4)

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Lakers…MRI on injured back of Anthony Davis shows no fracture…Hopes to play Friday.
Pistons…F-Blake Griffin-3 month rehab after knee cleanup surgery
New Orleans…C-Zion Williamson goes thru first full 5-on-5 practice

Golden State..Caoch Steve Kerr fined (25,000) 2-outsbursts against referees.
NY Knicks..G-Bobby Portis fined (25,000) for flagrant foul injured head of Lakers G-Kantavius Caldwell-Pope on Tuesday night

Knicks…With (10-27) record-ready to trade starters….Deny salary dump or tanking plan…Want established young players in return for dealing veterans.

Charlotte..Send F-Jalen McDaniels back to NBA G-League for 6th time this year…has played only 2-games-7 minutes in NBA.

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…………….(Baseball)…………

Milwaukee…Manager Craig Counsell-3Y extension

Texas..Continues negotiations with FA-C-Rob Chirinos
Arizona..Sign FA-P-Hector Rondon-ex Astros
Yankees…Sign FA-P-Nick Tropeano-ex Angels

Indians-Tigers..Trade-Cleveland deals P-Eric Haase to Detroit in cash deal
Reds..DFA-OF-Nick Martini-ex Padres-A’s.

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……………..(Hockey)………………….

LA Kings…Lose #1 draft pick-Rasmus Kupari…torn knee ligaments in World Junior Championships.

Ducks..F-Rakard Rakell-Troy Terry cleared to return to practice.
San Jose…Lose F-Logan Couture-6W-fractured ankle.

 

Kings-Dallas….Kings led (1-0) in 2nd period at Press time….Wednesday night game

Kings-at-Las Vegas..Thursday night
Ducks-at-Chicago..Thursday night

Gulls-Iowa Wild….AHL action-Thursday night….Gulls (12-12-4)…had lost 4-in row.
Carolina..Sign FA-RW-Justin Williams to 1-year deal.

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………………….(General)………………..

PGA Tour….1st round-Sony Open-Hawaii….Justin Thomas leads field coming off last week win at Kapalua.

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