Hacksaw’s Headlines–Tuesday

Posted by on August 16th, 2016  •  0 Comments  • 

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Chargers…Place veteran DE-DT-Sean Lissimore and WR-Stevie Johnson on Injured Reserve…..Lissimore not recovered shoulder surgery….Johnson gone for year knee surgery….
Chargers..Sign 3-FA-who had been in other teams camps..DT-Kamal Johnson-Miami..LB-Zack Hodges-Rams..LB-James Vaughters-Packers.
Charges…Begin 2-days joint practices with Arizona Cardinals leading into Friday night preseason game.

(Injuries)

Steelers..QB-Bruce Gradkowski-torn hamstring.
49ers..QB-Thad Lewis-torn knee ligament-season ending.
Eagles..QB-Carson Wentz-being treated minor rib fracture
Rams..QB-Jared Goff-minor bruise of non-throwing shoulder
Chiefs..QB-Tyler Bray-chip fracture of spine-may miss 4W-action
Giants..WR-Victor Cruz-leaves practice-reinjures groin
Patriots..TE-Rob Gronkowski-leaves practice either hamstring or groin injury.
Broncos..DE-Vance Walker out for year with torn knee ligament and leg injury.
Lions..IR-WR-Andrew Caldwell-leg-hamstring injuries
Raiders..DE-Mario Edwards-out 4W-hip injury
Saints..Lose DE-#1 pick-Sheldon Rankins for year with broken leg
Ravens..Activate DE-Terrell Suggs from PUP-recovered from Achilles surgery
Browns..Activate WR-Josh Gordon-coming off PUP list and suspended list.

(Roster Moves)

Bills..Sign FA-DE-Kroy Biermann-ex Falcons..DT-Alameda Ta’au-Steelers..DT-Brandon Deadrick-Falcons.
Lions..Sign FA-TE-Andrew Quarless-ex Packers.
Colts..Sign FA-OG-Doanvan Williams-ex-Bears.
Tampa Bay..Sign FA-DT-Ishmaal Kitchen-ex Lions.
Seahawks..Sign FA-DT-Tony McDaniel-had been with club 2-years ago

(NFL)

NFL..Informs Union will suspend LB-Clay Matthews-DE-Julius Peppers-DE-Mike Neal-LB-James Harrison if they do not cooperate and interview about incidents in the Al Jazeera-HGH report from last season.

NFL…Hall of Fame Committee-Places S-Kenny Easley-Seahawks-name on list of candidates from “Senior Class” for ballot.
NFL…Hall of Fame Committee votes today on 1-candidate from “Contributors Class”…names include Bobby Beathard..Pat Bowlen..George Young..Art McNally.

NFL..Negotiating to have Rams-49ers open 2018-regular season with a Tuesday night game in China…Logistics are issue…China is 12-hours ahead of East Coast.

(College)

Boise State..Makes presentation to join Big 12…promises to expand stadium to 52,000.
Big 12…Talking to 14-different schools who have filed application.
Ohio State..Coach Urban Meyer says Big 12 should include Cincinnati as expansion candidate.

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————————–(Baseball)—————————–

Padres-L-Tampa Bay..(8-2)..Kevin Kiermaier 3RHR..Logan Forsythe 2RHR..Drew Smyly throws 1-hitter…Luis Perdomo struggles throwing 53P in first two innings..Padres (50-68)..season worst 18-under-500….now have lost 17-of-27 since All Star break.

Padres..Sign FA-SS-Luis Sardinas-been with Seattle-Texas-Milwaukee
Padres..Reports say club considering releasing veteran SS-Alexi Ramirez-hitting (.238)

Padres-Tampa..Tuesday…Edwin Jackson (3-2)-vs-Blake Snell (3-5)

Dodgers….Off on Monday
LA-Phillies..Tuesday matchup..Kenta Maeda (11-7)-vs-Vincent Velasquez (8-4)
Dodgers…Pitcher Rich Hill start in rotation-pushed further back for third time-blister problems.

Angels-L-Mariners..Nelson Cruz with HR…Halos lost 11-games in row.
Halos-Seattle..Tuesday game…Jhoulys Chacin (3-8)-vs-James Paxton (4-5)
Angels..P-Garrett Richards-cleared by doctors to being throwing program

(Scoreboard)

Red Sox-W-Indians…David Ortiz 2R-HR…27th on season.
Royals-W-Tigers..Ian Kennedy-1st win in last 9-starts
Yankees-W-Blue Jays..Adam Judge RBI-double…Chad Green 11-strikeout outing
Marlins-W-Reds..Marcel Ozuna-Dan Johnson-solo HRs
Texas-W-A’s…Adrian Beltra Grand Slam homer
Nationals-W-Rockies…Jason Werth 2R-HR..Will Ramos HR
Arizona-W-Mets…Chad Owings RBI-single-2R-double
Giants-L-Pirates..Greg Polanco 4RBIs for Buccos.

(Injuries)

Cubs…P-John Lackey shuffering shoulder stiffness.
Texas..OF-Shin Soo Choo-fractured forearm
Tigers..DH-Miguel Cabrera has bicep strain
Cardinals..P-Kevin Siegrist-shoulder fatigue

(Roster)

Cubs..Sign FA-P-Joe Thatcher
Brewers..Call up C-Mike McKenry
Arizona..DFA-P-Adam Loewen.

(MLB)

Alex Rodriguez….Lawyer says ex-Yankee will not play the rest of 2016.
Arizona…Pulls P-Patrick Corbin out of rotation

Indians..Minor league catcher Jose Mejia..50-game hit streak snapped at Lynchberg-Class A-ball..was going after modern day record (55) set in 1954 by Roman Mejias-Pirates minor league slugger at Waco….all time record is Joe DiMaggio (61) with San Francisco Seals-PCL.

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——————(Basketball)—————————–

Sacramento….ex-Kings player Travis Outlaw arrested-possesion of 1-kilo-marijuana-Mississippi…100,000-bond.
Milwaukei…Hires ex-Oregon State coach Craig Robinson-VP Player Development…brother-in-law President Obama.

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—————————–(Hockey)——————————

Anaheim Ducks…Sign FA-F-Antoine Vermette-Arizona Coyotes-scored 17-goals last year
Buffalo…Loses out on bidding to college hockey star Jimmy Veysey-Harvard…became free-agent 12:01am…Maple Leafs-Rangers-Devils still in bidding.

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———————————(Olympics)———————————–

400M…Wade vanNiekerk sets world record (43:03) beating Michael Johnson record set in 1999-to win Gold.

Alyson Felix…finishes 2nd to get Silver medal in 400M-women

Simone Biles nearly falls off balance beam in gymnastics-rallies to get silver medal. .

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