Hacksaw’s Headlines-Thursday

Posted by on February 1st, 2018  •  0 Comments  • 

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NFL-Roger Goodell…Commissioner Address to the Media…Competition Committee will go back to square one to determine-rewrite rule “What Is a Catch-Non Catch”…..says there are too many instant replay time delays-concerned about flow of game…Clears Raiders of any wrongdoing in hiring of Jon Gruden-no violation of Rooney Rule.

NFL..Fox TV wins bidding for Thursday night football package…11-games..signs 5Y-550M per year deal…up from 450M paid last year…CBS-NBC bids were for less money than last year.

NFL…Says Rams-Chiefs will play regular season game in Mexico City next year.

NFL…Appoints Mary Jo White lead investigator in Carolina Panthers-Jerry Richardson ‘workplace harassment’ case…She did investigation of Ezekiel Elliott incidents.

CFL…Canadian Press reports Hamilton Ti-Cats offered QB-Johnny Manziel (150,000) contract with incentives…Manziel wants (500,000) with incentives.

(Super Bowl)

Patriots…TE-Rob Gronkowski limited in practice-still in concussion protocol

Eagles..DT-Tim Jernigan…misses practice with flu symptoms.

(Roster Moves)

Chiefs-Redskins….Kansas City deals QB-Alex Smith to Washington for 3rd round pick and CB-Kendall Fuller.

Washington..QB-Kirk Cousins becomes free agent and will draw interest from Denver-Jets-Arizona-Jacksonville-Minnesota.

Ravens..Workout QB-Ryan Nassib-ex Giants

NFL Concussion Report….says all time league high (281) concussions in 2017…225-in games…56-in practice….46-preseason games…179-regular season games…..Study also showed NFL games had average 6.3-injuries per game-but Thursday night average was 6.9-per game.

(Coaching)

Titans..Hire Terrell Williams-DL assistant-ex Miami
Seahawks..Hire Jehtro Franklin..DL assistant-ex Raiders

…….(Baseball)……….

Padres…Oscar Gamble-former OF-passes away (68Y)…Spent 17-years in majors…Padres-Yankees-Indians-White Sox-Phillies..hit 200-career homers…(.265) average.

(Roster Moves)

Arizona..Sign FA-C-Alex Avila-ex Tigers-Cubs
Giants..Sign FA-3B-Andres Blanco-ex Phillies.
Yankees..Sign FA-P-David Hale-ex Braves
Mets-Pirates..Trade..NY deals reliever Josh Smoker to Bucs for P-Dan Zamora.

(MLB)

Yu Darvish…reportedly waiting for Yankees-Dodgers to clear cap space before deciding on where he signs.

Rookie Betts..wins arbitration case against Red Sox..they offered (7.5M)…he asked for (10.5M).

Davey Lopes…announces retirement (age 72)….legendary Dodgers….coached with Nationals-Padres amongst others.

Milton Bradley…ex-Dodgers OF-under investigation another domestic violence incident in home…had served 32-months prison time for violence against his late ex-wife.

(Roster Moves)

Cardinals..Sign FA-P-Edwin Mujica-ex Padres-Tigers-Cardinals
White Sox..Sign FA-P-Jeanmar Gomez-ex Phillies closer
Arizona..DFA-OF-Rey Fuentes

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……(Basketball)……

Lakers-L-Orlando (127-105)….Magic hit 9-3’s in 3rd quarter-erupt for 43-points…build 28P-lead…Orlando finishes with 18-3’s….Lakers now (19-31) ….Wednesday night action

Rasual Butler…13-year veteran guard and his wife, rap singer Leah LaBelle, killed in 2:30am auto accident Studio City…Butler driving 80 in 20-zone, hit curve, flipped 3-times…Played for Miami-Clippers-76ers-Spurs.

Memphis-76ers..Discussing deal-Grizzlies G-Tyreek Evans to Sixers for a 1st round draft pick…trade deadline is February 8th

Warriors…coach Steve Kerr calls team 30P loss to Utah ‘pathetic’.
Houston…praise for G-James Harden after 60P-11A-10Reb-triple double

Clippers…Coach Doc Rivers denies club will deal off C-DeAndre Jordan to tear club down completely for rebuild…this after dealing Blake Griffin to Pistons.

Clippers…Reports that Jerry West convinced owner Steve Ballmer to deal away Griffin to be able to make moves for 2-max players in free agency…LeBron James-Paul George.

NBA..Announces all 30-teams will participate in Las Vegas NBA Summer League.

Lithuania….LiAngelo & LaMelo Ball overwhelmed playing for Vytautas team….team is (4-17)….brothers are (16-59)…shooting (23%) and criticized for playing little defense….playing in teenage league dominating but that is against 15-16 year old high school players ….

(College)

USD-vs-Gonzaga….Toreros (15-7)….Bulldogs (19-4)….Thursday night matchup

(Scoreboard)

Aztecs…were off on Wednesday.

Nevada-Fresno State…Woflpack (19-4)…Bulldogs (15-7)….Eric Muscleman’s team had lead in 2nd half shooting for 20th win

UNLV-San Jose…Rebels (15-6)…led at halftime seeking 16th win

New Mexico-L-Utah State….Koby McEwen (31P-13R) in Aggies upset win over Lobos

Wyoming-W-Colorado State…Hayden Dalton (26P) in double overtime win…Cowboys (15-7)

Colorado State…Confirms it has begun another in-house investigation into confrontations coach Larry Eustache has had with assistants, staff members and players…was nearly fired in 2014…ordered to have anger management counseling….has had more problems this year with outbursts…has (121-74) with Rams.2.

Arizona State…gives coach Bobby Hurley a 5-year contract extension.

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…….(Hockey)………

Ducks-at-Ottawa…Anaheim continues Canadian road trip-Thursday
Kings-at-Nashville…Thursday night

Colorado..F-Nathan McKinnon-out with shoulder injury

Nashville..C-Mike Fisher ends retirement-returns to team..age (37).

Las Vegas…Golden Knights tie NHL record for wins by an expansion team..with 33rd victory.

Gulls…Off till Saturday night game with Tucson…Gulls just (3-4) last 7-games

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…..(General)…….

English Premier League…Arsenal spends record 78M-transfer fee to acquire striker Pierre Aubameyang from Dortmund-Germany.

..Manchester City-W-West Brom..Kevin DeBryue goal-assist..City now (22-1-2)
..Manchester United-L-Tottenham…Hot Spur score (:11) into game..record crowd (81,978) for game.
..Chelsea-L-Bournemouth…Blue give up 3-goals in 16-minutes
..Everton-W-Leicester City…Snap 8-match winless streak
..Newcastle-Tie-Burnley…(1-1) game
..Southampton-Tie-Bromley…(1-1)
..Stoke City-Tie-Watford…(0-0) standoff

PGA…Tour heads into Scottsdale for Waste Management Phoenix Open.

Michigan…Judge in US Gymnastics scandal now says 265-women have come forward saying they were violated by Dr. Larry Nassar.

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