Hacksaw’s Headlines-Thursday

Posted by on November 23rd, 2017  •  0 Comments  • 

…Happy Thanksgiving….

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Chargers-at-Dallas…Thanksgiving afternoon game…Bolts (4-6)…Cowboys (5-5)….Bolts had just 2-days of walk thru practices to prepare…3-OL limited in workouts with injuries…7-players in all ailing…Dallas-lost 2-in row…Gets OT-Tyron smith and K-Dan Bailey back in lineup…but ailing at linebacker

Chargers..Defense has 30-QB-sacks and 17-takeaways…Joey Bosa-Melvin Ingram combine for 20-sacks….Philip Rivers (17TD-7-Int)….Keenan Allen (13YPC).

Dallas…lost 2-in row since Ezekiel Elliott suspension….offense scored 1-TD in last 24-possesions….Outscored (64-24) in losses to Falcons-Eagles…Offense averaging (229Y) in last two games…Dak Prescott sacked 12-times in 2-games….Cowboys defense does have 28-sacks and 12-takeaways…DE-DeMarcus Lawrence has 11-sacks.

(NFL)

Giants-at-Washington…Thursday game…Eli Manning called 2-player meetings this past week…Redskins riddled with injuries to offense.

Vikings-Lions…Case Keenum (6-1) starting…Vikings defense vs Matthew Stafford..

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(Roster Moves)

Lions..Sign FA-DE-Dwight Freeney-ex Seahawks
Chiefs..Sign FA-CB-Darrelle Revis-ex Jets-Patriots
49ers..Sign FA-DE-Cassius Marsh-ex Patriots
Saints..Sign FA-CB-Dexter McDougle-ex Jets
Houston..Release QB-Josh Johnson-been on 10-different teams in career.
Lions..Release DT-Kyhri Thornton

(Teams)

Bills…Tyrod Taylor will return as starting QB after Nathan Peterman-5 interception game

Bengals..Vote confidence K-Randy Bullock despite 2MFG-2 Missed PAT

Browns..Suspended WR-Josh Gibson goes thru first full workout after 2-years of suspension for alcohol-drug issues.

Carolina..QB-Cam Newton limited in practice with thumb injury
Patriots..QB-Tom Brady limited in practice with sore achilles.
Lions..PR-Jamal Agnew miss practice-knee strain

Seattle…Court rules not guilty in lawsuit against Sam Adams-ex Seahawks DT-Court rules bookkeeping company to blame for failure to pay 455,000-back taxes-benefits-orders company to make restitution.

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(College Football)

UCLA…Interviews Chip Kelly for vacant Bruins job
Florida..Wants meeting with Kelly this week about Gators job.
Texas AM..Reports Kevin Sumlin will be fired this weekend despite (51-25) record

Kent State.Fire coach Paul Haynes (14-45)

Montana..Fire coach Bobby Stitt (21-14)
Montana..Wants to interview Aztecs special teams coach Bobby Hauck about returning to Grizzlies program…Hauck was (80-15) at Montana prior.

Northern Arizona…extends contract coach Jerome Sowers who said he was retiring in October…Lumberjacks went (7-4) and got to 1AA playoffs again.

College Football Playoff Poll….1-Alabama..2-Miami…3-wisconsin…4-Auburn…5-Georgia…6-Notre Dame…7-Ohio State…8-Penn State….9-USC.

(Games)

Aztecs-vs-New Mexico…Friday matchup.
USD-vs-Northern Arizona…Saturday opening game in 1AA playoffs.

Mississippi State-vs-Ole Miss in Egg Bowl game on Thanksigiving Day.

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……..(Baseball)………

Padres…Sign FA-P-Colton Brewer-RHP-converted to reliever in Yankees system last season…(2.82-ERA) pitching at 3-levels.
Padres..DFA-P-Kyle Lloyd-to El Paso…will be exposed to Rule 5-draft.
Padres…Have a reported 300,000 left in International cap space but not expected to bid on SS-Kevin Maitan just declared free-agent from Braves.

Angels..Hire-Brad Ausmus as Assistant GM-ex Tiges manager
Angels..Hire Josh Paul as bench coach-ex Yankees minor league coach

(Teams)

Marlins-Cardinals..St Louis puts together trade offers for OF-Marcel Ozuna-Christian Yelich….Cards have already made 4-for-1 offer to Giancarlo Stanton.

Mets..Make contract offer to FA-P-Bryan Shaw-ex-Indians

Orioles..Sign FA-OF-Jacob Brugman-ex-A’s.
Tigers..Sign FA-2B-Nick Goodrum-ex Twins

(MLB)

Atlanta…Commissioners office hands down further sanctions against Btraves…..
..Will discipline 6-agents in Latin America who were part of the scheme
..Bsn 12-free agent players from using those agents in further negotiations
..Will discipline at least 6-Atland-scouts who took part in scandal.
..12-free agent players set free-can keep Atlanta bonus money
..12-free agent players can sign with other clubs but under current pool rules
..Braves..banned from re-signing any of 12-players set free by MLB.

Miami…owner Derek Jeter reportedly attempting to raise additional 250M in outside capital…Bought club for 12B-but evidently has cash flow issues.

Cubs..Hire Will Venable-1st base coach-ex Padres outfielder.

Hall of Fame..Vice Chairman of Hall writes letter to BWAA voters-saying Steroid-PED users should not be considered for enshrinement.

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……..(Basketball)………

Aztecs-Sacramento State…SDSU plays Hornets-10-pm game in Wooden Legacy Tourney in Fullerton….Winner plays Georgia in 2nd round game on Friday afternoon.

Clippers…Lose G-Patrick Beverley-3-months-meniscus knee surgery
Toronto..G-Delon Wright-surgery-shoulder sprain.
Bulls..F-Meriza Teletovic-out 4-weeks-knee score surgery

Clippers-W-Atlanta (116-103)..Snap 9-game losing streak..Blake Griffin-Wes Johnson combine for (50P).
Lakers-L-Sacramento (113-102)…Kings built 17P lead early..Willie Stein (26P)…Kings 6-in double figures..Lakers hit 15-3’s-still lose..Lonzo Ball (37-Min-4 Baskets)
Boston-L-Miami…Celtics 16G win streak snapped on road..Heat G’s-Goran Tragic-Dion Waiters combine (53P)
Oklahoma City-W-Golden State..Russell Westbrook (34P-10R-8A) in win over (13-4) Warriors.

LaVar Ball…..Twitter exchange dispute with President Trump continuing….Trump calls Ball “ungrateful fool”…..calls him “poor man’s Don King”.

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……(Hockey)……..

Gulls-L-Tucson (5-0)…Rookie Dylan Strome scores 2-goals-2 assists…Gulls never rallied….AHL hockey.

Kings-L-Winnipeg (2-1)…Jets G-Steve Mason 38-saves…Kings lost 6-of-7….

Ducks-L-Las Vegas (4-2)..Golden Knighs score 3-goals in 3rd period…Vegas had 49-shots on goal…

Edmonton Oilers-Anaheim Ducks…Oilers want to trade for Ducks defenseman…
New Jersey…Devils lose F-Kyle Palmieri-6W-broken foot
Dallas..Lose D-Mark Methiot-6W-knee injury
Colorado..Callup G-Andrew Hammond from AHL

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US Olympics….Team USA gymnastics doctor Larry Nassar pleads guilty sexual assault of female athletes…incuding 6-under again of 16….facing 25-years in prison….Olympic star Ali Raismann says he is not ‘doctor’ but sexual predator.

LAFC…MLS expansion team in Los Angeles..signs F-Diego Ross-19 from Uruguay…..F-Omar Gaber-from Switzerland.

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