Hacksaw’s Headlines–Thursday

Posted by on February 4th, 2021  •  0 Comments  • 

…………(Football)………….

Chargers…Legendary former Coach Marty Schottenheimer…moved to Hospice care in Charlotte with Alzhiemers..is 77-years old…was dismissed as Chargers coach after (14-2) season in 2006……had career record (200-166-1) with Browns-Chiefs-Redskins-Chargers..had (47-31) record in San Diego but (0-2) in playoffs…Played in old AFL as linebacker with Buffalo Bills..then got into coaching as an assistant coach

Chargers..Hire Derrick Foster-RB coach…was at Iowa

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(Super Bowl)

Chiefs..Confirm team barber tested positive for Covid virus…led to 2-players being placed on Covid list…20-Chiefs players were scheduled to get haircuts from that barber last Sunday when team cancelled all appointments.

Chiefs…Limited workout with WR-Sammy Watkins-status questionable
Chiefs…Coach Andy Reid..’Our Offensive Line isn’t pretty-will get it done’
Bucs..WR-Antonio Brown-limited work-gametime decision with knee

NFL..Chiefs-Bucs continue to test clean from Covid-twice a day tests

(NFL)

NFL..Hall of Fame Vote..Takes place Saturday afternoon…Announcement Saturday night…QB-Peyton Manning heads list of final 15-candidates.

Washington…GM-Martin Mayhew…’Not going to mortgage future to find a QB’…Vote of Confidence for veteran QB-Alex Smith…Washington used four different starting QBs last year

Colts..Hire Kevin Mawae as Off Line coach..longtime star NOrleans
Colts..Say QB-Andrew Luck no interest in coming out of retirement

Raiders..Coach Jon Gruden facing tampering charges for public comments about FA-CB-Richard Sherman-49ers

Jets..Hire Mike Rutenberg-LB coach-ex 49ers
Eagles..Hire Jay Valai-CB coach-ex U-Houston
Lions..Hire Todd Walsh-DL coach-ex Jaguars Def Coord
Lions..Hire Kelvin Sheppard as asst LB coach

Steelers…WR-JuJu Smith says he wants to be paid as a star (12M) after 97-reception season

CFL-Calgary Stampeders..Sign FA-WR-Ryan Grant-ex Redskins

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(College Football)

Aztecs..Sign 2-more recruits-giving them 25-for the year
..WR-Tyrell Shavers (6’6)..transfers in from Mississippi State
..OT-Josh Simmons (6’6-290)…from Helix

Alabama..Hires Jay Graham-Special Teams coach..ex NFL-RB

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…….(Baseball)………..

(Roster Moves)

Tampa Bay..Open contract talks with FA-OF-Marcel Ozuna-ex Braves

Twins..Sign FA-P-Alex Colome-ex White Sox-Rays
Twins..Re-sign DH-Nelson Cruz (1Y-13M)

Arizona..Sign FA-P-Joakim Soria-ex A’s-Royals-White Sox
Orioles..Sign FA-P-Felix Hernandez-ex Mariners ace

Blue Jays..sign FA-P-Francisco Liriano-ex Pirates-Twins
Blue Jays..Open contract talks with FA-C-Yadier Molina-ex Cardinals

Brewers..sign FA-2B-Kolten Wong-ex Cardinals
Phillies..sign FA-P-Chase Anderson-ex Brewers-Blue Jays
Orioles..sign FA-P-Wade LeBlanc-ex Padres
Reds..sign FA-OF-Nick Delmonico-ex White Sox
Giants.sign FA-P-James Scherfy-ex Arizona
Giants..sign FA-P-Zack Littell-ex-Twins
Indians..sign FA-P-Bryan Shaw-ex Rockies
Indians..sign FA0P-Heath Hembree-ex Red Sox
Washington..sign FA-OF-Gerrardo Parra-ex Giants
Texas..sign FA-P-Nick Vincent-ex Padres-Giants-Mariners

A’s..sign FA-P-Deolis Guerra-ex Angels-Phillies-Seattle
Cubs..sign FA-P-Andrew Chafin-ex Arizona
Angels..sign FA-2B-Robel Garcia-ex Cubs

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………..(Basketball)…………

Aztecs…Trying to schedule weekend non-conference game with either U-Houston or Gonzaga on the road.

USD..Cancels next 6-West Coast Conference game after another Covid pause…have had 9-games cancelled this season

Nebraska..Coach Fred Hoiberg details his serious battle with Covid disease because of heart valve issues and pacemaker surgery.

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(NBA)

Clippers-W-Cleveland (121-99)….Paul George (36P)..Kawhi Leonard (25P)…Clippers hit 20-3’s in win……..LA (17-6) record.

Lakers-Denver….LA opens homestand with (16-6) record.

Miami…Heat lose C-Meyers Leonard for year-shoulder surgery
Golden State…Lose C-Kevon Looney-3W-ankle
Golden State…Lost C-James Wiseman for 1W-ankle

Orlando..sign FA-G-Frank Mason-ex Bucks

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…………(Hockey)………….

Gulls…callup Swedish G-Ollie Ericksson-Ek from Tulsa-ECHL
Gulls…Open AHL season on Friday-vs-Bakersfield in Irvine

AHL..Continues talks with Province of Ontario that would allow Toronto Marlies and Bellville Senators to play games in AHL-Canadian Division

Las Vegas..Head coach Peter DeBoer and 3-assistants cleared from Covid protocols..will return to action on Friday

NHL…5-Minnesota Wild players test positive for virus
NHL..Cancels next 4-Wild games thru February 9th

Carolina..G-Petr Mrazek-surgery-thumb
Kings..D-Sean Walker-surgery for broken nose-fractured facial bone..out 4W

NJ Devils…Sends D-Mirco Mueller to Leksands-in Swedish Hockey League

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………….(General)………….

PGA….Phoenix Open….Rory McIlroy-Brooks Koepka lead field teeing off in Scottsdale on Thursday.

Indy Car…Dale Coyne Racing signs Formula 1-driver Roman Grosjean to drive 14-road-street races this year…Grosjean spent last 4-years with F-1-US-Haas team…was badly burned in fiery crash in Bahrain Grand Prix

English Premier League..Scoreboard
..Manchester City-W-Burnley..Raheem Sterling-goal..City won 14-in row
..Liverpool-L-Brighton..(1-0) setback loss…2nd Liverpool loss in row at home Anfield
..Leicester City-W-Fulham..City (2-0) win
..Everton-W-Leeds..Dom Calvin Lewin game winning goal
..Aston Villa-L-West Ham…West Ham scores 2-goals in 15′ span

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