Hacksaw’s Headlines-Thursday

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……..(March Madness)….Thursday Games

Nevada-vs-Loyola…Matchup of Cinderella teams…Wolfpack (29-7)…Ramblers (30-5).

Kentucky-vs-Kansas State….KU roster loaded with freshmen

Michigan-vs-Texas AM…John Beline very tough Wolverine defense

Gonzaga-vs-Florida State..Zags now (32-4)

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(CIT)

USD-L-Norhern Colorado (86-75)…G’s Andre Spight-Jordan Davis combine for (47P) in Bears win…..Isiah Pineiro (25P) in loss…USD finishes year (20-14)….2nd round action

(NIT)

St Mary’s-L-Utah….Utes outscore Gaels (12-4) in overtime…St Mary’s finishes season (30-5)
Western Kentucky-W-Oklahoma State…Tav Hollingsworth (30P).

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(Coaching)

Louisville…asks for permission to interview Xavier coach Chris Mack as replacement for fired Rick Pitino.

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(NBA)

Clippers-W-Milwaukee (127-120)…DeAndre Jordan (25P-22R) in huge road win …Wednesday night

Lakers-at-New Orleans…Thursday night action….LA (31-39) on year

Atlanta…Former Hawks exec (female-white) charges discrimination lawsuit filed against black exec.

Boston..G-Kyrie Irving may need surgery to remove pins in fractured kneecap causing pain.

Spurs..G-Manu Ginobli says F-Kawhi Leonard is not coming back this season…has played only 9-games this season.

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…..(Baseball)……….

Padres-W-White Sox (4-3)..Eric Homer 2R-HR..Wil Myers single-double….Luis Perdomo (5inn-1R)

Padres…OF-Allan Cordoba likely headed to 60-day disabled list….has not recovered from concussion in auto accident….his 3rd concussion of career…shut down from all rehab because of light sensitivity issues

Dodgers-Angels..both off on Wednesday.
Dodgers..Option OF-Alex Verdugo..C-Rocky Gale to AAA.

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(Roster Moves)

Orioles..P-Alex Cobb signs (4Y-57M) free agent deal-ex Tampa Bay
Seattle..Sign FA-P-Dariol Alvarez-ex Cubs
Pirates..Sign FA-SS-Ji Hwan-Bae-ex Braves free agent Tampa Bay..Sign FA-C-Curt Casali-ex A’s
Texas..Sign FA-2B-Elizear Alvarez-ex Phillies-Giants

Texas..Release 3B-Trevor Plouffe
Phillies..Release P-Fernando Ahbad
Pirates..Release OF-Daniel Nava
Toronto..Release P-Craig Breslow

Yankees..Option 1B-Tyler Austin to AAA

(Injuries)

Washington..2B-Daniel Murphy likely headed to DL-still rehab knee surgery
Washington..P-Joaquin Benoit-out action-forearm strain
Milwaukee..P-Wade Miley-groin injury
A’s..P-AJ Put shutdown-bicep injury-top pitching prospect

(MLB)

Tom Brewer-Red Sox-1950s pitching star passes away
Rudy Regalado-Indians 3rd baseman and 1950s Padres-PCL star
Laurin Pepper-Pirates 1950s bonus baby pitcher
Ralph Lumenti-Washington Senators 1960s bonus baby
Rudy Arias-White Sox reliever on 1960s teams
Moose Stubing-spent 30Y as Angels coach-scout-minor league manager.

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……(Football)………

USC…Sam Darnold holds Pro Day workout in the rain before scouts all 32-teams…was (54-60) throwng ball-razor sharp…..had dinner with Cleveland Browns owner Jim Haslem-GM-John Dorsey-Coach Hue Jackson-Off Coord-Todd Haley.

Wyoming..QB-Josh Allen-to hold Pro Day on Friday

Oklahoma..QB-Baker Mayfield to hold private workout Browns on Thursday…Jets on Saturday

UCLA..QB-Josh Rosen to workout for Bills.

Eastern Michigan..announces it is stayhing in Mid American Conference despite cutting 4-varsity sports because of money issues.

Washington State….land transfer QB-Gardner Mishew-ex East Carolina

Alabama…QB-Tua Tagovailoa-thumb injury in first spring workout with Tide-taken to hospital in Birmingham.

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(Free Agents)

Atlanta..Sign FA-TE-Logan Paulsen-ex Redskins
Lions..Sign FA-DT-Sylvester Williams-ex Broncos
Denver..Sign FA-DT-Clinton McDaniel-ex Washington
Denver..Sign FA-K-Taylor Bertoli-ex Rams

(Visits)

Falcons..Visit LB-Pernell McPhee-ex Bears
Falcons..Visit LB-Arthur Moats-ex Steelers
Ravens..Visit with WR-Willie Snead-ex Saints
Bills..Visit with LB-Karlos Dansby-ex Browns
Dallas..Visit with WR-Allan Hurns-ex Jaguars
Dallas..Visit with LB-Joe Thomas-ex Packers
Dallas..Visit with WR-Deontae Williams-ex Bills
Lions..Visit with DT-Allen Branch-ex Patriots
Lions..Visit with TE-Luke Willson-ex Seattle
Colts..Visit with WR-Donnie Inman-ex Chargers-Gears
Chiefs..Visit with TE-BGen Watson-ex Ravens
Raiders..Visit with LB-Emmanuel Lamur-ex Vikings

Raiders..RB-Marshawn Lynch takes paycut from 4.5M to 2.5M with incentives added on to remain with team.

(NFL)

Competition Committee announces re-written “What is Catch Rule”….Control of ball..2-feet on ground..3rd step-football move….to be voted on by owners next week.

Spring League…Roster for 4-teams released…highlited by QB-Johnny Manziel-ex Browns….WR-Jevontee Herndon-ex Chargers….RB-Ben Tate-ex Texans….RB-Lache Seastrunk-ex Houston….WR-Stephen Hill-ex Giants….K-Donnie Hagman-ex Aztec.

Denver…John Bolen-son of owner Patrick Bolen-agrees to sell his stock in team…has had issues with alcohol-domestic violence arrests the last two years.

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…..(Hockey)………

Ducks-W-Calgary (4-0)….Ondrej Kase scores key goal in win at Saddledome….Flames likely out of playoff race…have lost 12-of-15 at home….

Kings-at-Colorado…Thursday night game

Ducks..D-Josh Manson-out with shoulder injury…D-Kevin Bieksa-out hand surgery.

Winnipeg…High scoring F-Patrick Laine-bruised foot-hit by shot

Tampa Bay…C-Steve Stamkos fined (5,000) for tripping penalty.

Ottawa…sign D-Chris Wolanin-ex-North Dakota State star

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…..(General)…….

Dell Match Play Golf….upsets of big names on opening day….Defending champion Dustin Johnson….Rory McIlroy….Phil Mickelson all lose opening day matches.

Tiger Woods…New unauthorized biography of his life-career-by Armen Keteyian-CBS…(490) pages…..said Tigers skills blossomed but his social skills disappeared while he became a star…..Said Woods constantly lied to the media while on tour….questions his involvement in use of PEDs when he was at peak of career before his body broke down…..author said Woods raised as a champion-became a Narcissistic loner and lacked decency as a person…..said Earl Woods was worst kind of father….Liar-Adulterer-Porn King

Wimbledon….Martina Navratilova critical at pay imbalance for TV work….she got just 21,000 for last summer tourney…Jon McEnroe received 110,000 as analyst.

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