Hacksaw’s Headlines-Thursday

Posted by on January 19th, 2017  •  0 Comments  • 

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Hall of Fame…..Elect 3-into Cooperstown…Astros slugger Jeff Bagwell gets (86%) of vote…Tim Raines-former Expo (86%)….Pudge Rodriguez (76%)….Bagwell received 381-of-442 votes…Raines got 380-votes..Rodriguez 336-votes.

Padres…P-Trevor Hoffman just missed 75% vote..finished just 5-votes shy (327) votes..getting 74%….Vlad Guerrero was fifth-71% vote-317 votes.

Roger Clemens (54%)..Barry Bonds (53%) were further back in balloting…

(Roster Moves)

White Sox..Sign FA-P-Cory Luebke-former Padres starter-coming off 3-elbow surgeries…had (1.98ERA) in AAA last year…Sign FA-OF-Jason Bourgeois-ex Royals OF.

Arizona..Sign FA-OF-Gregor Blanco-ex Giants
Braves..Sign FA-P-Blaine Boyer-ex Milwaukee

………..(Football)…………….

Chargers…Pep Rally at Forum in Inglewood turns into a dud…Only 200-show up in 17,000-seat building…Chargers fan Josepth McShea, confronts owner Dean Spanos during his short speech…..throws his jersey on arena floor-gives obscene gesture to owner….Spanos turns back on San Diego media-refused to talk to them…NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell spoke to media for 3-minutes…says he knows San Diego is angry and hurting….says NFL is hurting leaving the San Diego market.

(NFL)

49ers..Prepared to offer Kyle Shanahan head coaching job.
Houston..Romeo Crennel named Assistant Head Coach..Mike Vrabel becomes Def Coor.

Houston…Romeo Crennell elevated to Assistant Head Coach..Mike Vrable promoted to Def Coor from LB coach job.

Rams..Hire Greg Olson as QB coach-ex Jaguars Off Coor

Bears..Hire Curtis Modkins-RB coach-ex 49ers

Jets..Hire Dennard Wilson as DB-coach-ex Rams

Jaguars..Hire Marion Hobby-DL coach-Clemson…Retain Nathan Hackett as Off Coor.

Bills..Hire Kelly Skipper-RB coach-ex-Jaguars

49ers…Bring Eliot Wolf-Brian Gutekunst-Green Bay back in for 2nd interviews for vacant GM job…also 2nd interview for Vikings-George Paton.

Detroit..Former Lions RB-Stanley Wilson arrested again in Portland, Oregon, ..found naked, in possession of meth…was arrested back in June also.

(College)

Washington..Huskies QB-Jake Browning undergoes surgery on non-throwing shoulder.

Aztecs…Press conference today to likely announce contract extension for Coach Rocky Long.

Aztecs..LB-Calvin Munson plays on Saturday in East-West Game in St. Petersburg, Florida….RB-DJ Pumphrey and OG-Nico Siragusa invited to play in Senior Bowl in Mobile, Alabama a week from Saturday.

NCAA…Drops proposal for an early signing period of high school recrits in June…Still considering a full vote for early signing period in December.

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…………..(Basketball)…………………

Clippers..G-Chris Paul has surgery..out 8W-torn thumb ligaments.

Lakers..Owner Jeannie Buss meets with Magic Johnson to discuss future of struggling franchise..headed for 4th losing season in a row.

Hawks-Pelicans..Have opened trade talks for C-Dwight Howard to go to Pelicans

Atlanta-Denver..Trade…Hawks trade (2.2M) cap slot to Nuggets…sign FA-G-Gary Neal.

NYKnicks..F-Kristap Porzingas and C-Jokim Noah undergo MRIs for injuries…Porzingas has on going achillies issue…Noah-ankle injury.

Clippers-at-Minnesota..LA (29-14)..Thursday night game

(College)

USD-at-Loyola Marymont in WCC play.

Mountain West Conference…Reprimands but no fine to New Mexico assistant coach who got into violent argument with Colorado State player after game over the weekend.

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…………….(Hockey)………………………

Kings-L-San Jose. (3-2)…Joe Pavelski-Power Play Goal for Sharks….LA now (5-6) at home since December 1st..

Ducks-Colorado…Avalanche (13-28-1) in disappointing season.

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………………..(General)……………….

PGA Tour…Phil Mickelson, coming off double hernia surgery, tees off today at LaQuina-1st tourney of the year.

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