Hacksaw’s Headlines–Thursday

Posted by on July 15th, 2021  •  0 Comments  • 

(Scoreboard)

Suns-L-Milwaukee (109-103)….Khris Middleton leads furious 4th quarter comeback as Bucks even series….Middleton hit 3-straight shots then sank 4-free throws in the final minute….Middleton (40P)…Giannis (26)….Bucks trailed by 9-points in 4th quarter….Also trailed by 9-points in first half when they shot (29%)….Devin Booker sat in 4th quarter with 5-fouls…he scored 18-in 3rd period to get Suns lead…Chris Paul had poor game (5-13) shooting-5 turnovers in loss…….Game 5-of Playoff series back in Phoenix.

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Clippers…F-Kawhi Leonard-faces (4-to-9) months rehab for partially torn ACL ligament in knee….Team refuses to say if he had full reconstructive surgery.

Lakers…Reports team putting F-Kyle Kuzma on trade block-hoping to acquire a scoring point guard in return.

Kings-76ers…Sacramento-interested in G-Ben Simmons…willing to trade G-Buddy Hield..C-Marvin Bagley and a 1st round pick in deal
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…(Baseball)…

Padres…Travel day…head to Washington to open weekend series….Friars (53-40) but have lost 7-of-11 and have 4-starting pitchers on disabled list.

Padres…Send C-Austin Nola to AAA-El Paso on rehab assignment

Dodgers…Open series Friday in Colorado….LA (56-35)

Dodgers…MLB extends Trevor Bauer leave of absence till Jully 27th as investigation into Sexual assault cases continue…Bauer is on paid leave and has received 4M while being away from the team for 21-days now.
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Angels…Start weekend series with Seattle…Halos (45-44).

Angels..Sign FA-OF-Adam Eaton-ex White Sox-Washington-Arizona…Career (.278) hitter
Angels..Release OF-Jon Jay

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Denver…Report FBI recovered 16-long rifles and 1,000-rounds of ammunition fro 4-people arrested in hotel-one block from Coors Field and All Star festivities.
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…(Football)…

Seattle…Former NFL CB-Richard Sherman arrested on felony breaking and entering and domestic abuse charges…Broke into family residence,,,No one harmed…Had been in auto accident early that evening….Fought with police-finally subdued by K9-Unit……Still being held without bail.

Minnesota..Grand Jury begins proceedings against Vikings #1 pick Jeff Gladney for felony domestic case involving choking girlfriend.

Denver….2-daughters of late owner Patrick Bowlen have dropped their lawsuit against the trustees of the team…it may lead to franchise being put up for sale

NFL…Franchise tag deadline is Thursday…Teams must sign players or have them play season under terms of 1-year deal….Unsigned players include Washgton OG-Brandon Scherff..Tampa WR-Chris Godwin…Bears WR-Allen Robinson.

Steelers…offer FA-contract to OT-Russell Okung-ex Chargers-Carolina-Seahawks.

Raiders..Hire CFL legendary QB-Damon Allen as assistant offensive coach…Won 4-Grey Cups in Canada.

NFL Media….Website and NFL Network lays off 132-employees
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(College Football)

Nebraska…Names Trev Alberts as Athletic Director replacing retiring Bill Moos…former Cornhuskers star and Colts #1 draft pick.

Ohio…Veteran coach Frank Solich retires because of heart condition…Spent 16-years with jBobcats (115-82)…ex Nebraska head coach.
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…(Hockey)…

Colorado…Report contract talks for F-Gabe Landeskog end…will head to free agency….scored (218G) with Avalanche…Wants 10M per year.

Boston..Veteran D-Kevan Miller retires-injuries..was (33Y)
Buffalo..RW-Jeff Skinner waives no trade clause in contract-will be available in expansion draft.
Edmonton-Carolina…Trade-Oilers deal G-Dylan Wells to Hurricane

Sergei Fedorov….Legendary Red Wings star named coach of CSKA-Moscow in KHL League in Russia…Played 16-years for Red Wings.
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…(General)…

British Open….1st round on Thursday…..25mph gusts likely at Royal St-George course in Sandwich, England….Jon Rahm-Brooks Koepka viewed as favorites….Tee Times: (PST)
..12:03am..Brooks Koepka
..1:25am..Jordan Spietch-Bryson deChambeau
..1:50am..Jon Rahm
..2:20am..Dustin Johnson
..4:20am..Jason Day
..6:48am..Phil Mickelson
..6:59am..Xander Schaufelle
..7:29am..Rory McIlroy

Soccer….FC Barcelona resigns star Lionel Messi to new 5Y deal…Turned down offers from Paris St-Germaine…Manchester City

USA…G-Ethan Horvath signs with Nottingham Forest-England

NASCAR…Rick Hendrick Motorsports signs driver Kyle Larson to 2-year extension.

FBI…In house evaluation criticizes bureau for being ‘slow to respond’ to begin investigation into Olympic trainer Larry Nassar-convicted of assaulting female gymnasts over a 10-year span…FBI probe said probe was delayed by over a year.

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