Hacksaw’s Headlines-Thursday

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

………(Baseball)……….

Dodgers-L-Cubs (3-2)…Javy Baez hits 2-solo HRs….Jake Arrieta throws 6.2 innings-1-run ball….Wade Davis throws 47P-2-inning save…..Cubs stay alive in series…Trail (3-1)…

LA-Chicago….Game 5-matchup…Clayton Kershaw will try to clinch series at Wrigley Field

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Yankees-W-Astros (5-0)…Chase Headley 3H…Aaron Judge RBI-double…Greg Bird RBI-single…Gary Sanchez RBI-single…NY roughs up Dallas Keuchel (4inn-4R-7H)….Masahiro Tanaka thrown 20-innings-allow-2R in postseason.

NY-Houston…Travel day…series resumes Friday in Minute Maid Park-Game #6.

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(MLB)

Arizona..Tony LaRussa exits Diamondbacks…served as consultant last year..former President Baseball Operations.

Atlanta…Team President John Hart now under investigation for his knowledge of violations of International Spending Cap created by fired GM-John Coppollelo.

MLB…Length of playoff games continues to grow…postseason games now running (3:36).

Twins..not picking up 7M-option relief pitcher Glenn Perkins-battled shoulder problems two years in a row.

Rockies..will not offer Qualifying contract of (17.8M) to OF-Carlos Gonzalez-now likely headed to free agency.

Texas..not pick up 11M-option of DH-Mike Napoli for 2018.

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(NFL)

President Donald Trump continues attacks on NFL saying NFL allowing total disrespect of our country by not mandating players stand for the anthem.

Roger Goodall..says NFL will no longer respond to President twitter attacks.

Jed York…49ers owner says NFL is ‘above petty attacks…says owners now understand social issue concerns of players…will form committees and hopes for more meetings in two weeks.

Eric Reid…49ers…says Teams are committing to give back to communities…wants to use NFL Shield to deliver messages about guns-crime-drugs-violence-families.

Chris Long..Eagles..says he is giving his entire salary this year to fund educational programs in Philadelphia-St Louis-Charlottesville.

(Schedule)

Raiders-Chiefs….Thursday night football….Kansas City injury problems to WR-Tyreek Hill and OL….Raiders playing poorly eden with return Derek Carr-QB

(Teams)

Browns…Name DeShone Kizer as new starting QB…elevate Cody Kessler to backup…demote Kevin Hogan to 3rd team.

Baltimore..Criticism of Joe Flacco led offense…Ravens averaging (159YPG) passing this year…last year threw for (256YPG)…Flacco has 66-QB-rating

Chicago…Former DE-John Cargo arrested drug-gun charges in Virginia…wanted on domestic abuse charges in California.

Giants..Ownership gives Ben McAdoo vote of confidence despite (1-5) record.

Raiders…Offensive coordinator Todd Downing in hot water…Offense is ranked 30th this year…was 6th last year.

NFL…TV ratings thru 6-weeks down her 1.2M this year….7.5% rating drop.

(Roster Moves )

49ers..Release TE-Logan Paulsen.
Bills…Sign FA-LB-Tyrell Adams-ex-Rams
Bills..Sign FA-WR-Devonte Thompson
Bills..Release RB-Joe Banyard
Falcons..Sign FA-RB-Brian Hill-ex Wyoming star
Denver..Activate WR-Hunter Sharp from taxi squad
Lions..Sign FA-QB-Brad Kaaya-ex Carolina
Lions..Sign FA-DE-Jacquies Smith-ex Bucs
Packers..Sign FA-QB-Jeerod Evans-ex Virginia Tech
Saints..Promote FB-Daniel Lasco form taxi squad
Saints..Release OT-Bryce Harris

(Injuries)

Broncos…11-veteran players do not practice on Wednesday
Chargers..DE-Corey Liuget-..C-Spencer Tulley out of practice
Carolina..WR-Kelvin Benjamin-Reinsures knee in practice.
Colts..QB-Andrew Luck-shutdown-cortisone injection in shoulder
Cowboys..LB-Sean Lee returns to practice
Packers..Acivate LB-VInce Beigel-been out 5-months on PUP
Jaguars..RB-Leonard Fournetfte-Out with ankle issues
Chiefs..WR-Albert Wilson misses practice-knee.
Vikings..QB-Ted Bridgewater-goes thru first full practice coming off knee surgery
Giants..C-Weston Richberg missed 3rd week practice-concussion
Giants…WR-Sterling Shepard-returns to practice from foot injury
Raiders…OT-Marshall Newhouse-out foot issue
Raiders..CB-Gareon Conley out again-foot issue
Seattle..IR-DE-Cliff Avril-spinal column injury
Seahawks…Surgery OT-Luke Joeckel-out 4W-knee scope
Seahawks..2nd round pick-dt-maliki McDowell-lst practice-had head injury summer
Tampa Bay..QB-Jameis Winston-shoulder issue-not practice.

(College)

Oregon State…WR-Seth Collins leaves team-health issues

Louisville…Athletic Association fires AD-Tom Jurich in aftermath Adidas Slush fund scandal.

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………(Basketball)………..

Boston…F-Gordon Hayward facing two surgeries…broken fibula-dislocated ankle…rehab could take 9-to-12 months.

Cleveland..LeBron James-Isaiah Thomas-Cavs…went into Celtics lockeroom to comfort Hayward after game on Tuesday night.

Chicago…Surgery F-Nikola Mirota-facial fractures after sucker punch from teammate…G-Bobby Portis suspended 8G without pay for triggering fight.

Spurs..Coach Greg Popovic continues public criticism of President Trump…called him ‘Pathological Liar’ in White House….’Unfit intellectually-emotionnally to hold office’.

Golden State…F-Draymond Green-strained knee.

Houston…G-Chris Paul-exam knee pain.

Lakers-Clippers….Open NBA season at Staples Center….Lakers debut of Lonzo Ball…new Cs-Andrew Bogut-Brook Lopez…Clippers open with 9-new players around Blake Griffin-DeAndre Jordan.

Oklahoma City…Carmelo Anthony rips Phil Jacksosn saying ex-Knicks coach ‘snuffed out his devotion to the NY franchise’.

(College)

Mountain West…Preseason picks…Neveada Wolfpack picked to win title…Aztecs picked to finish 2nd.

Louisville…FBI-subpoenas Emails-Texts-Cell phone records of Rick Pitino covering last 3-years as part of Adidas Slush fund scandal…..Pitino files lawsuit against Adidas for its action that destroyed the Cardinal basketball program.

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…….(Hockey)………..

LA Kings-Montreal Canadiens….Mike Cammillari scores 1st goal of season

Kings…Send F-Johnny Brodzinksi back to Ontario-AHL…scored 31-goals in AHL last year.

Ducks..Send F-Nick Kerdiles back to Gulls…has scored 33G in AHL.io over ng .

Calgary…moves F-Jaromir Jagr to #1-line with Sean Monacan..Johnny Gaudreau

Flyers..Lose F-Wayne Simmonds with knee injury.

Montreal…GM-Marc Bergevin joins team on road amid reports possible roster shakeup after poor start.

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Soccer…Landon Donovan-Team USA legend-approached to run for Presidency of US Soccer Federation….Longtime star Eric Wynalda already expressing interest…along with longtime soccer exec Steve Ganis.

US Soccer…Longtime star Claudio Reyna rips USSF-for being arrogant-obnoxious….says US leadership refused to change training ideas…preparation…nor take input from soccer people abroad.

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…….(Hockey)………..

LA Kings-Montreal Canadiens….Mike Cammillari scores 1st goal of season for LA.

Kings…Send F-Johnny Brodzinksi back to Ontario-AHL…scored 31-goals in AHL last year.

Ducks..Send F-Nick Kerdiles back to Gulls…has scored 33G in AHL.io over ng .

Calgary…moves F-Jaromir Jagr to #1-line with Sean Monacan..Johnny Gaudreau

Flyers..Lose F-Wayne Simmonds with knee injury.

Montreal…GM-Marc Bergevin joins team on road amid reports possible roster shakeup after poor start.

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…………(General)…………..

Soccer…Landon Donovan-Team USA legend-approached to run for Presidency of US Soccer Federation….Longtime star Eric Wynalda already expressing interest…along with longtime soccer exec Steve Ganis.

US Soccer…Longtime star Claudio Reyna rips USSF-for being arrogant-obnoxious….says US leadership refused to change training ideas…preparation…nor take input from soccer people abroad.

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