Hacksaw’s Headlines–Tuesday

Posted by on September 17th, 2019  •  0 Comments  • 

……(FOOTBALL)……..

Chargers…IR-S-Adrian Phillips-broken forearm suffered in Detroit…Becomes 5th DB to go down with injuries this season..Derwin James-S-out 8W-fractured foot..Trevor Williams-CB-on IR-knee injury..Michael Davis-CB-out 2-weeks-hamstring..Nassir Adderley-S-played 1-snap this year-training camp injuries

Chargers..Unsure about status of FG-Ty Long after 2-missed field goals in Detroit…Veteran K-Michael Badgley-out since opening weekend with groin injury.

Chargers….TV ratings stayed at 15.7-rating for Sunday game vs Detroit……Ratings in LA were at a 5-they were lowest of the four TV games televised into LA.

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(Scoreboard)
Browns-W-Jets (23-3)….Odell Beckham caught 89TD pass from Baker Mayfield…RB-Nick Chubb 19Y-TD run…Mayfield (325P-1TD)……Browns dominate after Jets lose QB-Trevor Semian with ankle-knee injury after getting pancake-sacked by pass rusher Myles Garrett.

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(Injuries)
Jets..QB-Trevor Semien-ankle injury on sack
Saints..QB-Drew Brees-surgery-torn thumb ligaments-out 8W
Steelers..QB-Ben Roethlisberger-surgery-damaged elbow ligament
Titans..QB-Marcus Mariota-quad
Browns..TE-David Njoku-concussion
Raiders..WR-Tyrell Williams-hip pointer
Raiders..RB-Josh Jacobs-groin injury
49ers..OT-Joe Staley-surgery-broken leg-out 8W
Rams..TE-Tyler Higbee-hospitilized with bruised lung
Eagles..DT-Tim Jernigan-fractured foot-out 6W
Eagles..WR-Alshon Jeffrey-calf..TE-Dalls Gobert-calf..WR-DeSean Jackson-groin
Colts..LB-Darius Leonard put into concussion protocol
Chiefs..RB-LeSean McCoy-MRI-ankle injury
Packers..DB-Darnell Savage-MRI-shin injury
Cowboys..WR-Michael Gallup-surgery-meniscus-out 4-6W
Browns..QB-Drew Stanton-IR-knee injury
Bengals..OG-Michael Jordan-sprained knee out 2W
Atlanta..OT-Kaleb McGary-MRI-knee issue

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(NFL)

NFL…Interviews Britney Taylor-rape allegations against Antonio Brown…NFL to also interview Ravens WR-Marqise Brown-was in condo when alleged assault took place.

Sports Illustrated…Reports on Patriots WR-Antonio Brown..Was involved in a 2nd sexual assault case involving a woman artist who was to do a portrait of Steelers receiver…Report says Brown has been involved in at least 5-domestic incidents with past girflriends in last year…Police in Pittsburgh called to his residence 3-times because of disputes with woman who is mother of 3-of his children…Former fiancee in Florida called police over feud about child support payments…Brown has been sued 6-times for failure to pay bills of employees he hired….Defaulted on business transactions….Failed to make child support…damages to condos…Defraud Pittsburgh charity.

Tampa Bay…Former DE-Edawn Coughman arrested on staging hate crime at restaurant he tried to destroy…Arrested on charges of insurance fraud and lying to police.

Rams..Sign Stadium Naming Rights Deal…(20Y-deal-5B)…new stadium to be called “So Fi Stadium” when it opens next year…Financial company purchases the rights.

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(Teams)

Jaguars….Coach Doug Marrone downplays sideline blowup with S-Jalen Ramsey-‘just an emotional part of the game’….will not fine him

Giants..CB-Janoris Jenkins criticizes teams lack of pass rush.

Dolphins..Vote of confidence QB-Ryan Fitzpatrick despite 4-turnovers in 2-losses..Fitzpatrick (25-50)…Backup QB-Josh Rosen (8-21)…Miami outscored (102-10) in 2-losses.

Arizona..QB-Kyler Murray (649Y) passing in 2-games

Bengals..Coach Zach Taylor booed off field in home debut..’need to give fans a better product’

Denver..Vote confidence LT-Grant Bolles-5-holding penalties in 2G
Colts..K-Adam Vinitieri will not retire..5-missed kicks in 2W.
Giants..Coach Pat Shurmur considering QB-change-sitting Eli Manning for rookie QB-Daniel Jones.

Steelers…searching for veteran backup QB-may look at Matt Cassell-ex Chiefs-Patriots..Branden Weeden-ex Browns-Texans…former backup Landry Jones under contract to XFL.

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(Roster Moves)
Miami…Reportedly close to trading unhappy S-Minkah Fitzpatrick on Tuesday…6-clubs interested.

Jacksonville…S-Jalen Ramsey asks to be traded after sideline blowup with coach Doug Marrone on Sunday

Dallas..DE-Taco Charlton asks to be traded-#1 pick not playing
Giants..Release RB-Paul Perkins
Saints..Release LB-Alex Anzalone
Atlanta..Release DT-Ra’Shede Hageman
Browns..Sign FA-RB-Elijah McGuire
Packers…Sign FA-CB-Tremon Smith-ex Chiefs
Chiefs..Sign FA-OT-Greg Senat-ex Baltimore
Raiders..Workout P-Drew Kasor-ex Chargers
49ers..Workout P-Brad Wing

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(College Football)

John Ralston…Longtime college coach passes away (92Y)…had great success at Utah State-San Jose State-Stanford…won 2-Rose Bowls…went on to coach Denver Broncos and in USFL with Oakland Invaders.

UCLA..Coach Chip Kelly gives vote of confidence to QB-Dorian Thompson-Robinson despite being ranked 99th in country in passing.
USC…Coach Clay Helton denies Off Coor-Grahame Harrell has been demoted-still calling plays despite loss to BYU.

Jerry Kill…former head coach at Minnesota-hired to be Asst Head Coach Virginia Tech….Kill left Minnesota because of health issues-seizures…became Athletic Director at Southern Illinois

Alabama…Lose DE-LaBryan Ray-fractured foot…3rd defensive starter to have season ending injury in 5-weeks.

Gate House Media…Investigative report says 109-Division 1-programs spend enormous money to house players at hotels on weekends of home games…Texas A&M..46,000-a week on hotel rooms ..Alabama-Clemson…19,000 a week..Oklahoma State..17,000 a week..UCLA-Ohio State..13,000 a week

AP Poll…1-Clemson..2-Alabama..3-Georgia..4-LSU..5-Oklahoma..6-Ohio State…7-Notre Dame…8-Auburn..9-Florida…10-Utah

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………….(BASEBALL)…………..
Padres-L-Brewers (5-1)….Garrett Richards (3.2inn-3R-5H)…..Corey Spangenberg 2R-triple-RBI single…Taylor Shaw solo HR……..Friars lost 5-in row…(4-10) skid…San Diego (23-37) since All Star break….(68-82) on year…Brewers won 10-of-11.

Padres-Milwaukee..Tuesday matchup…Chris Paddack (9-7)-vs-Gio Gonzales (2-2)

Padres..3B-Manny Machado (30HRs)..but hitting just (.199) since August 1st.

Padres..Callup C-Luis Torrens from AA-Amarillo.Padres…Hot prospect Taylor Trammell leads Amarillo to Texas League title..hits (.310-3HR-11RBI) in 10-playoff games.

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Dodgers…Off day Monday

Dodgers-Tampa Bay…Tuesday matchup..Ross Stripling (4-4)-vs-Blake Snell (6-7)…Dodgers (97-54)…won 9-of-13…Rays won 8-of-11…Tampa (89-62) for year.

Dodgers..P-Rich Hill-throws on flat ground to test strained knee-pitching status for playoffs unknown.

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Angels…off on Monday

Angels-Yankees…Tuesday pitchers-Jose Suarez (2-6)-vs-Luis Severino (0-0) making first start of season-been on DL extended period.

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(Scoreboard)

Orioles-L-Tigers….Jody Mercer 2R-HR….Baltimore (49-101)…Tigers (44-105)

Twins-W-White Sox..Mitch Garver RBI-double…Minnesota (92-58)…Twins won 15-of-22

Washington-St Louis…Redbirds led (4-2) at Press time…Marcel Ozuna 2R-HR..2R-double..Cardinals (10-7)…Nationals lost 7-of-11

Cubs-Reds..Chicago led (5-2) at Press Time…Kyle Schwarber 3R-HR…Chicago won 5-of-7

Mets-Colorado…Rockies led (7-4) at Press Time….Trevor Story 3R-HR…..Ian Desmond HR…NY won 5-of-7….Rockies won 5-of-6

Miami-Arizona….Marlins trailed (2-0) at Press Time…D-Backs lost 7-of-8….Marlins (52-97)

Royals-A’s….Athletics led (2-1) at Press Time…Oakland won 11-of-13…(90-60) on season…Royals (55-96)

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(Injuries)

Cubs..1B-Anthony Rizzo-moderate ankle sprain-could be out 2-to-3 weeks.
Indians..MRI-2B-Jason Kipnis-wrist
Cubs..P-Craig Kimberly throws 20P-bullpen session to test ailing elbow.
St Louis…P-Carlos Martinez hospitalized with asthmatic attack

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(Roster Moves)

Tigers..Sign FA-P-Marcus Diplan-ex Twins
Pirates..Sign FA-2B-Corban Joseph-ex Giants
Orioles..Sign FA-P-Eric Hanhold-ex MetsOrioles..DFA-P-Ty Blach

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(Teams)

Orioles..Hire Matt Blood-Director Player Development-ex Cardinals-Rangers front office exec…Baltimore fired 11-execs and scouts last week

Tigers..Fire 6-minor league coaches and managers in farm system.

Washington..Manager Dave Martinez-hospitalized for tests-had heart cauterization on Monday….became ill in Sunday game.

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………..(BASKETBALL)………..

NBA…Proposes massive discipline rules for teams-players if they tamper with players on other teams
…10M-Fines to teams tampering with players
…1M-Fines to players-executives who tamper with players
…Right to Void contracts of players who were tampered with
…Right to strip teams of draft picks for tampering
…Teams have 24-hours to report any agent asking illegal benefits
…Ban players under contract from requesting trades
…Right to seize files of communications teams-agents-players
…Employees hotline to report possible tampering.

NYKnicks..Workout C-Hasheem ThabeetBrooklyn Nets..Hire David Levy-CEO..worked at TBS Broadcasting.

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…………(HOCKEY)……….

Anaheim Ducks-San Jose…preseason opening game Tuesday
LA Kings-Arizona Coyotes..preseason opening game Tuesday

Boston..Sign D-Charley McAvoy (3Y-13M)
Winnipeg..Holdout LW-Patrick Laine arrives in Switzerland to train
Colorado..Hire Curtis Leschyshyn a  scout-longtime defensemanToronto..G-Michael Neuvirth-out of practice-hip-groin injury

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……….(GENERAL)…………
Italy…Top soccer broadcaster Luciano Passirani fired for racial slur on TV…commenting on Inter-Milan star…’only way to slow him down is to toss 10-bananas on the field’.

English Premier League..West Ham-Aston Villa…Tie (0-0)..West Ham played shorthanded for 36-minutes in game.
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