Hacksaw’s Headlines-Thursday

Posted by on November 25th, 2021  •  0 Comments  • 

“Happy Thanksgiving”


NFL-Rams…Reach a 790M-settlement of St Louis lawsuit over move of the Rams to Los Angeles
..Mediator spent 2-days with both sides
..Owner Stan Kroenke had proposed a 100M-settlement
..St Louis City-County demanded 1.6B in damages but agreed to lower figure
..Judge ruled full payment must be made by December 31st.
..NFL will determine whether Kroenke pays entire settlement or if teams will split the cost
..Each side will pay its own legal fees
..NFL faced a December 15th hearing on owners having to turn over financial documents.
..NFL trial on Violation of Relocation Rules would have started on January 10th
(Schedule)…Thanksgiving Day

Raiders-Dallas…Raiders have lost 3-in a row..Cowboys without WR-Amari Cooper-Covid
Bills-Saints…Taysom Hill could get starting QB snaps for New Orleans
Bears-Lions..Teams combined (3-16-1)

(NFL Notes)

Minnesota..Police respond to home of DE-Everson Griffen for ‘Mental Health’ incident…had barricaded himself in home saying ‘people were out to kill him’….Police spent entire day talking to Griffen along with Vikings officials and doctors…Griffen ended holdout at 3pm-and left home peacefully…Taken to hospital for evaluation….Had guns and bullets he legally purchased..but no shots fired…

Griffen has suffered Bipolar attacks in the past.

Bears..Ownership of team meets with players says no truth to stories Coach Matt Nagy about to be fired.

Hall of Fame…List of new candidates added to the 2022 ballot include ex-Houston WR-Andre Johnson..Dallas DE-DeMarcus Wasre…ex Carolina WR-Steve Smith…former Patriots DT-Vince Wilfork.

Arizona..DE-JJ Watt-Wisconsin graduate-says he will pay for the funeral services for the 6-killed in Kenosha Parade hit-run incident on weekend.
(Roster Moves)

Jaguars..Sign FA-WR-Jayden Mickens-ex Tampa Bay

Browns..Activate RB-Kareem Hunt..OT-Jack Conklin from IR
Titans..Put QB-Logan Woodside on Covid list
Green Bay..QB-Aaron Rodgers says he has fracture of toe
Ravens..QB-Lamar Jackson-cleared for full practice
Tampa Bay..LB-Devin White-quad injury
(College Football)

San Diego State…negotiating with Qualcomm for naming rights to its new Stadium…A deal worth a reported 3M per season could be coming with a subsidiary to call it ‘Snapdragon Stadium’ according to marketing sources.  The UT says the deal will be announced shortly.

Jeff Tedford..former Cal-Fresno State head coach says he wants to return to coaching after battling health problems over last two years..has (108-71) career record.

Ole Miss-Mississippi State…Play Egg Bowl on Thursday…Lane Kiffen’s Rebels (9-2)…Mike Leach’s Bulldogs (7-4)

Alabama…Cecil Hurt (62)…Legendary SEC columnist for Tuscaloosa News-passes away from pneumonia.

Dodgers…’The Athletic’ reporting Dodgers may make a (5Y-150M) offer to FA-1B-Freddie Freeman of Atlanta…Would allow Corey Seager-Chris Taylor to leave as free agents

Dodgers..Sign FA-OF_Jason Martin-ex Pirates
Dodgers..Sign FAZ-P-Brian Burrow-ex Tigers

Angels..Open contract talks with Giants FA-P-Kevin Glausman (14-6)..2.81-ERA
(Roster Moves)

Cardinals..Sign FA-P-Steven Matz-ex Blue Jays-Mets…(4Y-44M) deal..was (14.7) 3.82-ERA_
Royals..Longtime reliever Wade Davis retires…141-saves in 13Y career
Orioles..Sign FA-P-Cionel Perez-ex Reds
Mets..Sign FA-P-Nick Plummer-ex Cardinals
A’s..Sign FA-P-Ryan Castellini-ex Rockies
Phillies..Sign FA-P-Scott Moss-ex Indians

Lakers-W-Indiana Pacers (124-116) OT…LeBron James goes on scoring tear in 4th quarter and overtime in win…LeBron hits driving layup and long 3-pointer in final minute in 4th quarter to force OT….then nails 3-3 point shots in overtime…James finishes with (39O) in win…Malik Monk (17) off the bench….Lakers without Anthony Davis-out with virus…….LA (10-10) on season…Wednesday game

Clippers…(8-10)..off on Thanksgiving holiday

Aztecs-Georgetown…lst round Wooden Legacy Tourney-Anaheim…Hoyas coached by NBA legend Patrick Ewing…SDSU (3-1) …Hoyas (2-1)

USD-South Alabama…1st round game Thursday in Las Vegas Tourney…Toreros (3-2)

UCLA-L-Gonzaga (83-63)…Top ranked Bulldogs bury Bruins…7’1-C-Clint Holmgren (15P-6R-4 Blocks) in dominant outing…UCLA shot 34% from floor..just 16% on 3’s in Las Vegas tourney

Dallas..F-Kristaps Porzings…averaging (24P-9R) per game in last 9-Mavs games

Houston…Coach Steven Silas could be fired in wake of (1-16) start to season

Denver..Lose F-PJ Dozier-torn ACL…last week lost F-Michael Porter-nerve damage in back


San Diego Gulls-San Jose Barracudas….Nik Broulliard goal late in opening period…San Diego led (1-0) at Press Time…Wednesday night AHL-action

Ducks-Colorado Avalanche..Ducks trailed (2-1) in 2nd period at Press Time…Ducks (10-6-3)

Kings-Maple Leafs..Scoreless in lst period at press time..Toronto (13-6-1) coming into game.

Arizona Coyotes…Lose G-Carter Hutton-put on Covid list
Washington..F-=TJ Oshie-reinjures shoulder-goes back on IR
Kings..F-Andreas Athanasiou-placed on Covid List

PGA…John Daly cancels golf schedule…has Covid


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