Hacksaw’s Headlines-Thursday

Posted by on July 27th, 2023  •  0 Comments  • 

…(World Cup Soccer)

Team USA-Tie-Netherlands (1-1)…USA rallies with strong second half to earn tie and remain tied with the Dutch for 1st place in Group E play
..Lindsay Horan scored in 62′ on a header off a corner kick
..Sophie Smith had a goal disallowed on offside in 67′
..Smith robbed of a first half goal on a high shot deflected off crossbar
..Smith missed shot from wide angle late in 2nd half
..Dutch dominated for 40-minutes with physical play-but ran out of gas-2nd half
..Megan Rapinoe did not play for USA

USA-Portugal..final game in group play next Tuesday.

Lionel Messi…Scores 2-goals in Inter-Milan win over Atlanta in MLS

Hot Spur..Lead owner Joe Lewis indicted  for insider trading in Britain…released on 300M-bond

Liverpool…12-year veteran forward Jordan Henderson signs with Al Ettifaq..becomes \13th player from EPL to sign in Saudi Arabia in off season

Padres-L-Pirates (3-2)….David Bednar throws 34-pitches in hectic 9th inning-pitching out of bases loaded jam to preserve Buccos win…Friars (49-54)…Brian Reynolds-Ji Man Choi-Carlos Santana solo HRs-Bucs…Pittsburgh has beaten the Padres 5-of-6 games this year….Padres now (31-36) vs teams .500 or worse…Padres now (24-25) at Petco Park

Padres…Off  day-Thursday..open weekend series with Texas on Friday
Padres..National reports-team not taking trade offers on Blake Snell-Josh Hader
Padres..Luxury tax total  now stands (277M)..4M above 3rd threshold
Padres..P-Michael Wacha-throws off mound to test ailing shoulder.
Dodgers-L-Blue Jays (8-1)…Dodgers struggles continue in weird homestand…..Whit Merrifield 3RHR-Jays…Dodgers (58-43)…LA won 11-of-16

Dodgers..Off day-Thursday..open series with Reds-Friday

Dodgers-Red Sox..TRADE..LA picks up SS-Kike Hernandez for 2-minor league pitchers.

Dodgers-White Sox..Trade talks about deal for either Lucas Giolito or Lancy Lynn

Dodgers..P-Clayton Kershalw throws 2nd full bullpen session
Angels-Tigers….Wednesday game rained out
Angels-Tigers..doubleheader on Thursday

Angels..Report 7-teams have made trade offers to Halos for Shohei Ohtani

(Wednesday Scoreboard)

Washington-W-Rockies..CJ Abrams 2R-single triggers 4R-9th-Wash
Marlins-W-Tampa Bay..Sandy Alcantara 5-hit complete game-Miami
Cleveland-W-Royals..Jose Ramirez HR-2RHR
Mariners-W-Twins..Dylan Moore solo HR-3RHR
Brewers-W-Reds..Freddy Peralta 13K-6 innings-Milw
Cardinals-W-Arizona..Paul Goldschmidt 2RHR-StL
Orioles-L-Phillies..JT Realmuto 2R-double
Braves-L-Red Sox..Justin Turner 2R-double-Sox.
Mets-L-Yankees…Carlos Rodon (6inn-1R).
Cubs-W-White Sox..Ian Happ HR-RBI single-10 run outburst Cubs..
Rangers-W-Houston…Rangers hit 4HRs..Adolis Garcia grand slam HR.
Giants-A’s..Tied (3-3) Press time
(MLB Notes)

MLB..Gives Commissioner Rob Manfred 4Y-contract extension thru 2028
MLB..Suspend Pirates P-Angel Perdomo 3G-for beanball vs Padres
MLB..Suspend Pirates manager-Derek Shelton 1-game for beanball issue
Pirates..P-Jose Oviedo hit with 3-pitch clock violations in 1st inning
Yankees..Hire Andy Pettite as minor league pitching instructor
Tampa Bay..Will move spring training back to Port Charlotte, Florida-forced out by bad hurricane in 2022.

Phillies..Rookie P-Andrew Painter-elbow surgery-out 15 months
Washington..Move OF-Victor Robles to 60-day IL
Astros..Activate 1B-Yordan Alvarez-Jose Altuve from IL
Yankees..Aaron Judge  begins simulated games in minor league complex
(Roster Moves)

Marlins-Twins..TRADE…Miami deals P-Dylan Floro for P-Jorge Lopez
Giants..Callup 2B-Marco Luciano..hitting (.283)
Braves..Sign FA-P-Mike Morin-ex Angels-Cardinals
Braves..Sign FA-P-Kodi Whiteley-ex Cardinals
Cleveland..Sign FA-P-Amir Garrett-ex Royals-Reds
Red Sox..Sign FA-P-Frank German-ex Reds
Blue Jays-Mariners..Toronto deals P-Trent Thornton to M’s
Red Sox..Sign FA-2B-Eddie Alvarez-ex Brewers
Washington..Callup P-Andrew Machado

Chargers…Open day on field workouts-Coach Brandon Staley:
..Special time for franchise-signing Justin Herbert to record contract
..Herbert is so focused-such a leader
..Franchise history..finding great QBs
..JC Jackson-full speed practice
..Credit village of trainers to get him ready and back on field
..Kellen Moore..building on is experience as a QB and coach
..Told players to be ready to compete everyday at practice-no pacing
..Asante Samuel has proved big play abilities as CB

Aztecs..coach Brady Hoke-preseason press conference:
..This is Ryan Lindley’s offense
..Preached to QB-Jaylen Maden-..be aggressive-make plays down the field
..New look offense will be much like Utah’s..run ball-throiw to TE
..Biggest challenge-find 3-hew defensive line starters
..Move OL around-find right mix
..Cody Moon-outstanding-active LB-transfer from New Mexico

(NFL Notes)

Raiders..QB-Jim Garoppolo goes thru full lst practice-coming off foot surgery
Houston..OT-Tytus Howard-3Y-56M-extension
Giants..OT-Andrew Thomas (5Y-117M) extension
Jets..QB-Aaron Rodgers signs restructured 2Y-extension worth 90M

Bengals..Announce 20M-renovation of Paul Brown-Paycor Stadium
(Roster Moves)

49ers..Sign FA-CB-Terrance Mitchell-ex Titans
Raiders..Sign FA-DT-Kyle Peko-ex Bengals-Broncos
Saints..Sign FA-OG-Max Garcia-ex Arizona
Giants..Release CB-Leonard Johnson
Atlanta..Release RB-BJ Baylor..RB-Caleb Huntley
Ravens..Release WR-Andy Isabella

Arizona..QB-Kyler Murray on PUP list
Atlanta..DE-Calais Campbell on PUP
Bills..LB-Von Miller..DT-Jordan Phillips on PUP
Bears..WR-Dante Pettis on non football injury list
Cowboys..TE-Luke Schoonmaker on NFI list
Houston..PUP-DE-Chase Winovich
Colts..RB-Jonathon Taylor on PUP list
Miami..OT-Terron Armstead-OT-Isaiah Wynn-on PUP list
Washington..PUP-TE-Armani Rogers
(College Football)

University of Minnesota…Investigation into toxic workplace allegations and NCAA workout violations by Gophers coach PJ Fleck

Congress….Senators Joe Manchin-Tommy Tuberville propose Congressional legislation to control NIL issues-regular Transfer Portal…Would give NCAA an Anti-Trust exemption…would propose NCAA contracts with all NIL-boosters…Enforcement…Clearinghouse…Equal pay to both Men-Women sports…Ban players from entering Transfer Portal till after 3rd year at a school…Creative medical coverage for players when career is over.

Colorado..Board of Govenors to meet Thursday-discuss conference affiliation

Notre Dame…Johnny Lujack…former Heisman Trop winning QB-Notre Dame in 1947…passes away (98Y)…led Irish to national titles..in 1943-46-47…was (20-1-1) as a starter.


WNBA…Las Vegas Aces star Raquaina Williams…arrested 9-counts domestic abuse..5-felony charges including strangulation attempt of live in girl friend…Has been removed from roster…Was arrested on similar charges in 2018.

Aztecs..Sign home and home contract to play Gonzaga…Will play in Spokane on December 29th this year….will host Zags at Viejas Arena in 2024.

NBA…Schedules regular season game in Mexico City…Atlanta Hawks-vs-Orlando Magic

Bronny James..son of Lakers legend remains hospitalized for irregular heartbeat issues after cardiac arrest incident on Monday…Family not releasing details of cardiac episode

Jordan Schakel..ex Aztecs star discussing playing for Team Germany in 2024-Paris Olympics.

Zion Williamson..New Orleans Pelicans center sued for defaulting on 1.8M-loan made by marketing company

Toronto..Put G-Matt Murray on long term injured reserve..will give them (4.7M) cap space

Carolina..sign 36-goal scorrer Sebastian Aho to record (8Y-78M contract extension

Calgary..Hire Kerry Huffman-Director of Scouting..had same position with Pittsburgh Penguins.

PGA…..3M-Open-first round in Minnesota-Thursday


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