Hacksaw’s Headlines-Thursday

Posted by on February 8th, 2018  •  0 Comments  • 

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Aztecs…Sign 7-Recruits in late signing period
..RB-Zidane Thomas-Peoria, Arizona..(4,412R-44TD) decommit Boise
..LB-Jalil Lecky-6’5-transfer College San Mateo
..CB-Luq Barcoo-6’1-transfer Grossmont CC
..OT-Aloma Uluage-6’2-315-Laie, Hawaii
..WR-Den Fuimaona-Carson
..DE-Joah Robinette-6’8-260-transfer Oregon State

Aztecs..Signed 24-recruits in all..including 11 from San Diego schools.

Aztecs..Rocky Long Press Conference quotes
..11-local signings…most in modern day history of SDSU
..Early December signing helped us immensely
..Might have lost 4-to-5 recruits if we had just 1-signing period
..Surprised to see 85% of kids around country-signed in early period
..Don’t give a damn about 4-5 stars from recruiting services
..QB-Cam Roan transferring back home to Texas
..RB-Zedaine Thoma-recruited by Power 5 schools-but not offered asked to wait-said no
..WR-TJ Sullivan already on campus-will be in spring ball
..DE-Joah Robinette-transfer Oregon State-can play this year-has 3-years left

Aztecs….Have worked a deal with City-Mayor-
Lease Chargers Park for 15-spring football workouts-lockeroom-training room included while Aztecs training facilities on campus are being renovated.

USC..Sign QB- JT Daniels-Mater Dei…LB-Somon Tuluiapupu-San Ana..CB-Olaijah Griffin-
UCLA..Sign top OT-Jon Gaines-Houtson
Stanford..Sign top QB-Tanner McKee-Centennial

Alabama..Sign top CB-Patrick Surtain-Florida
Georgia..Sign CB-Ty Campbell-Florida
Ohio State..Sign OT-Nick Frere-Florida

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(NFL)

Colts..GM-Chris Ballard-emotional press conference on Josh McDaniels defection after accepting head coaching job.
..Agreed to deal 11:42am-Monday
..Backed out of deal 7:34pm-Monday
..I didn’t want to hear his explanation
..I want people who are all-in
..1st choice might not be right choice
..Will keep 3-assistants who committed to come coach with McDaniels
..Andrew Luck is in good place-does not need another surgery

Colts..Tony Dungy..’There is no excuse big enough for a coach to go back on his word’

Colts..NFL Exec…Josh McDaniels just burned 31-other bridges to NFL teams with decision on Colts job.

Colts..Will begin interviews for replacement…Jim Schwartz..Jon DiFilippo..Frank Reich…Dan Campbell-Saints

Patriots…Greg Schiano backs out of offer from New Engalnd-will stay at Ohio State.

Patriots..Report Agent Bob LaMonte has had falling out with Josh McDaniels over his action with Colts…LaMonte also represents Colts GM-Chris Ballard…LaMonte fired McDaniels as a client on Wednesday afternoon….’My word is my bond’

Patriots…Charley Weis-longtime assistant…’dumbest thing ever saw coach do’.

Lions…Hire Paul Pasqualoni as Def Coord..had been at Boston College

Browns..Hire Sam Shade as assistant DB-coach-had been at Georgia State

Steelers…Longtime DB-coach Carnell Lake has left the team

Chargers..Hire Rip Scheerer as TE coach-ex UCLA…had worked in NFL with Browns-Carolina

CFL…Sakcatchewan Roughriders WR-Duron Carter arrested 2nd time in a week-this time at Winnipeg Airport with 30-grams of marijuana…arrested last weekend at Saskatoon Airport-drug charges.

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……(Basketball)……..

Aztecs…stagger home after 28P-blowout loss at Fresno…SDSU tumbled into 8th place in conference standings …now (5-6) in league…(1-5) on road….play at Nevada on Saturday.

USD-Pepperdine…Toreros (go for 16th win of season…Wave (4-20)

(Scoreboard)

Nevada-L-UNLV. (86-78)…Jovan Mooring hits 6-3’s…finishes with (30P) in stunning win in Reno…..Nevada shot 40% from floor…..Wolfpack (20-5)…Rebels (17-7)
Wyoming-W-Utah State..Hayden Dalton (27P) in Cowboys win.

#1-Villanova-L-St John’s….Wildcats lost to team (1-11) in Big East Conference
#3-Purdue-L-Ohio State..Keita Diop scores on outback (:03) left
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(NBA)

Lakers-Oklahoma City…Thursday night matchup

Clippers..Sign G-Lou Williams to 3-year contract extension

Cabs-W-Minnesota (140-138)…LeBron James goes off for (35P-15R-10A)
Spurs-W-Phoenix…Suns worst home court beating in 35-years…Trailed by 48-at one point in 3rd quarter..Won (129-81).

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NBA Trade Deadline-Thursday-12-noon

Knicks-Bulls..NY deals F-Willy Hernangomez to Bulls for C-Johnny O’Bryant and #2-#2 picks.
Clippers-Spurs…discuss deal…LA would send G-Avery Bradley to San Antonio for #1 pick.

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….(Baseball)…….

Dodgers-Yasiel Puig…Casey Wasserman-agent group-fires Puig as client-behavior issues off field.

Union…Discussing holding a spring training camp for unsigned free agents…possibly at IMG-Camp in Bradenton, Florida

Joe Girardi…hired as in studio analyst for MLB network

JD Martinez…upset with free agent freeze-though he has a (5Y-100M) offer from Red Sox.
JD Martinez..report he is discussing a (1Y-20M) contract to return to Arizona…go back ton free agent market next winter

Miami…Owner Derek Jeter meets with season ticket holders-says club roster had to be changed…payroll reduced….investment in farm system…says team has not been in playoffs since 2003…10-losing seasons in a row….losing money….Has added 13-top prospects in 4-major trades so far.

Padres…SS-Alex Cordoba escapes without injury-rolled SUV in Panana auto accident.

Angels..Sign FA=2B-Emmannuel Burriss-ex Giants-Phillies
Royals..Sign FA-P-Blaine Boyer-ex Braves-Nationals
Phillies..Sign FA-OF-Ryan Flaherty-ex Orioles
Orioles..Sign FA-P-David Holmberg-ex Braves-Reds
Orioles..Sign FA-P-Elvis Aranjo-Japan

Washington..MLB suspends C-Randy Road-80G-PED violations.

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….(Hockey)…….

LA Kings-W-Edmonton Oilers (5-2)….LA erupts for 3-goals in 3-and-half minutes in 3rd period for win…

Minnesota..D-Jonas Brodin-surgery-hand injury-out 4W
Vancouver..Callup C-Darin Archibald from Utica AHL.

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…..(General)……….

Golf-Pebble Beach ATT Pro Am…Dustin Johnson-Jon Rahm-Jordan Speith head field…Rory McIlroy makes first appearance this year on tour…Tiger Woods not playing.

Olympics…Athletes arrive in South Korea…Opening ceremonies on Friday….1st events on Saturday.

Soccer..XOLOs to play Club America in Liga-Mexico game at SDCCU Stadium in Mission Valley..March 24th…

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