Hacksaw’s Headlines–Thursday

Posted by on November 17th, 2016  •  0 Comments  • 

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Aztecs..RB-DJ Pumphrey named “finalist” for Doak Walker Award and Maxwell Club Award…Walker award for being best running back in country…Maxwell award for being top college player in country…

College Football Playoff Rankings…1-Alabama..2-Ohio State..3-Michigan…4-Clemson…5-Louisville..6-Washington…20-Boise State…21-Western Michigan…San Diego State still unranked

(NFL)

Green Bay…Criticism mounting against Coach Mike McCarthy-Packers (3-1) start…lost 4-of-5…QB-Aaron Rodgers calls criticism ‘ridiculous’….WR-Randall Cobb..’stop fingerpointing’

Broncos..QB-Trevor Siemian criticism for poor play…Coaching staff says depth of drops and drops from shotgun leading to more sacks…Siemian 6-sacks-11 hits last weekend in New Orleans.

Minnesota..Coach Mike Zimmer calls offensive line ‘soft’…Vikings lost 4-in row.

Dallas..QB-Tony Romo says it is Dak Prescott’s team right now-ready to be a backup to him.

Tennessee…NFL fines Titans OT-Taylor Lewan 30,000 for shoving official during a fight on field lat weekend.

Pro Football Hall of Fame…List of finalists narrowed down to 26…Still on the list..lst time nominees LaDainian Tomlinson-Chargers…Jason Taylor-Miami..Steelers WR-Hines Ward…Eagles CB-Brian Dawkins…also on list ex-Chargers coach Don Coryell…Denver safety John Lynch….List will be paired again to 15…final vote Super Bowl weekend.

(Injuries)

Steelers..DE-Cam Heyward-miss rest of year-torn pectoral muscle.
Tampa Bay..WR-Vincent Jackson does not have torn ACL-but bad sprain.
Saints..OT-Terron Armstead out-knee-quad injuries
Dolphins..OT-Brandon Albert-wrist-out…Laremy Tusnil moves from LG-LT.
Packers..LB-Clay Matthews cleared practice-missed 3G-hamstring
Packers..IR-RB-Don Jackson
Cowboys..IR-TE-Geoff Swaim-torn pectoral

Rams…say career RB-Isiah Pead is over-severe head-neck injuries in auto accident..upgraded to serious-stable condition after crash last weekend in Columbus, Ohio.

(Roster)

Packers..Sign FA-RB-Christine Michel-ex-Seahawks
Tampa Bay..Sign FA-DT-Sealver Siligan-ex Seattle.

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————-(Baseball)————

Cy Young Award..

National League…Max Scherzer-Washington wins (20-wins-284K)..got 25-first place votes…Jon Lester-Kyle Hendricks of Cubs finished 2nd-3rd.

American League..Rick Porcello-Red Sox wins (22-4) record…received only 8-first place vote…Justin Verlander-Tigers finished second-received 14-first place votes-but Porcello had more total points..Corey Kluber-Indians was third.

Padres…Meet to talk about moving reliever Brad Hand into the rotation…had (2.92-ERA)…averaged 11K-per-9 innings as steup reliever.

Dodgers..Open trade talks to acquire 2B…Ian Kinsler-Tigers…Brandon Phillips-Reds…Brian Dozier-Twins.

Astros..Sign FA-P-Charlie Morton (2Y-16M)..(46-71) career record with Pirates-Phillies-Braves.

Yankees..Put 3B-Chase Headley on trade block…hit (.253-14HR) last year-making 15M per year…is owed 26M on deal-willing to pay some of contract.

Braves…Trade talks for pitching..looking at Chris Sale-White Sox..Sonny Gray-A’s…Chris Archer-Tampa Bay

(MLB)

Rockies…Bud Black-new manager-hires Mike Redmond as bench coach-former manager Miami Marlins.,

White Sox..Hire Mark Grudzielanek as manager AAA-Charlotte…managed last two years in Arizona farm system.

Vin Scully…Dodgers icon broadcaster…will receive Presidential Medal of Freedom-highest honor given to a citizen-next Tuesday in White House ceremony.

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———-(Basketball)——-

Aztecs-W-San Diego Christian (81-58)….San Diego State shoots 56%…Trey Kell-Jeremy Hensley combine for (43)….Aztecs now (2-1) on season…play California next Monday…

USD-at-UCLA…Torereos (0-2) play Bruins at Pauley Pavilion.

USD..Sign 2-shooting guards…6-3-Emanuel Hylton-Washington, DC…6-2-Joe Calcaterra-Merin Catholic.

(NBA)

Clippers-L-Memphis….Grizzlies score 61-first half-built 13P-lead..
Godlen State-W-Toronto..Warriors score (127P)…Curry-Durant combine (65P)
Spurs-W-Sacramento..Pao Gasol scores 22P in 3-quarters..
Cavaliers-L-Indiana..LeBron James-JR Smith sit-do not play..Paul George (31P).
Oklahoma City-W-Houston..Russell Westbrooke (30P)..James Hardin held (13P)

Denver..Lose G-Gary Harris-4W-sprained foot.

Knicks..G-Derrick Rose asks judge to order ex-girlfriend to pay 70,000-in court costs after she tried to sue player for gang rape and lost civil trial.

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——————(Hockey)——————

Calgary..F-Johnny Gaudreau-surgery-fractured finger on slash.
Tampa Bay..F-Stevde Stamkos-out 6W-ligament damage in knee
Devils..F-Taylor Hall-out 4W-knee scope surgery
Red Wings..F-Darren Helm-out 6W-dislocated shoudler.

Vancouver-Buffalo…open trade talks..Sabres shopping F-Evander Kane-want defenseman in return.

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——————-(General)———————-

Soccer…San Diego State-hosts-UNLV tonite in lst round of NCAA-tourney…Aztecs (9-4-5) record this season..ranked 19th in country….Game 7-30 on SDSU sports deck.

World Cup…Team USA-coming off worst loss since 1980…(4-0) shutout at hands of Costa Rica…preach patience despite struggles of Coach Jurgen Klinsmann.

Formula 1…Ron Dennis-fired at Team McLaren..been CEO for 36-years.

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