Hacksaw’s Headlines-Tuesday

Posted by on January 7th, 2020  •  0 Comments  • 

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Aztecs…Now (15-0)…Climb to 7th in the AP-College Poll…Highest been ranked since January 2014.
Aztecs…Coach Brian Dutcher….”Getting voted 7th is a sign of respect…..Now we have to earn it everyday….5th year transfers  have given us experience”

SDSU…Leave Tuesday for Laramie-play at Wyoming on Wednesday.

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(NBA)

Lakers-NY Knicks…Tuesday matchup…Lakers (29-7)..Knicks (10-26)
Clippers…Now (26-12)…off till Friday game with Golden State

Lakers-Sacramento…Reports Kings talked to LA about a swap of forwards…Kyle Kuzma (11PPG)-for-Bogdan Bogdanovic (14PPG)

Cavaliers..G-Kevin Porter-out sprained knee
Detroit..F-Blake Griffin comes to LA-meet specialists-knee surgery
Orlando..C-Jonathon Issac out 8-12 weeks-knee injury
Toronto..G-Matt Thomas-activated from IR-had broken finger.

Brooklyn..Sign FA-F-Justin Anderson-ex Hawks.

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…………….(Baseball)…………….

Angels-Indians….Halos open trade talks with Indians about deal for P-Mike Clevinger…Cleveland asking for OF-Jo Adell and P-Griff Canning and prospects in trade.

Angels-Miami..Trade..Halos deal for Marlins P-Kyle Keller..had (3.38-ERA) with Miami…73K-in-54 innings in AAA…Marlins get C-Jose Estrada.

Angels..DF-P-Jake Jewell..had (6.84-ERA).

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(Teams)

Texas..Make contract offer to FA-OF-Nick Castellanos-ex Cubs

Orioles..Sign FA-SS-Jose Iglesias-ex Reds..hit (.288) last year
Washington…Sign FA-1B-Eric Thames-ex Brewers..hit (72HR) in 3-years
Cubs..Sign FA-2B-Carlos Asuaje-ex Padres-Arizona…played in Japan last year
Rockies..Sign FA-2B-Kolby Tomlinson-ex Giants
Giants..Sign FA-C-Tyler Heineman-ex Arizona…FA-OF-Joey Rickard-ex Orioles

Washington..Re-sign FA-P-Daniel Hudson
Jae Kim…FA-OF-returns to Korea-failed to get MLB contract despite (115HRs in career) for Doosan Bears.

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…………….(Football)………………..

Chargers…Retain Shane Steichen-will name him Off Coord-for 2020.
Chargers..Will have 55M-cap space when free agency opens

Rams..Fire Def Coord-Wade Philips..Team had 50-sacks but dropped to 19th in scoring defense this year…but 13th in total defense
Rams…Fired RB-coach Skip Peete-late Monday night

Cowboys..Hire Mike McCarthy-ex Green Bay coach..(135-85-2)…(5Y-35M) deal
Cowboys..Will retain Kellen Moore as Off Coord
Cowboys..Hire Mike Nolan as  Def Coord-ex Saints assistant coach

Carolina..Will interview Kevin Stefanski-Vikings on Thursday
Giants..Will interview Matt Rhule-Baylor on Tuesday
Giants..Will interview Josh McDaniels-Patriots on Wednesday
Giants..Interviewed Joe Judge-Patriots Special Teams coach
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(Injuries)

Saints…LB-Kiko Alonso-torn ACL for 2nd time.
Vikings..CB-Mackenzie Alexander-likely knee surgery

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(NFL)

Dallas..Former QB-Troy Aikman-criticized Jerry Jones for treatment of longtime head coach Jason Garrett…says dysfunction in front office.

New England..QB-Tom Brady..”Not crushed by playoff loss-we played hard-Not every season can end in a Super Bowl”

Saints..QB-Drew Brees refuses to answer questions about impending free agency.

Wild Card…TV ratings rocket for games this weekend….Patriots-Titans game at (31.8M) viewers….Houston-Buffalo (26.4M) viewers.,,,Saints-Vikings had (30M) viewers….Seahawks-Eagles a whopping (35M)….Overall ratings up 7-percent from last year.

Eagles…Upset-say NFL refs should have thrown targeting with helmet flag on Jadaveon Clowney for hit that injured QB-Carson Wentz in first quarter of Seahawks-Eagles game.

CFL…Montreal Alouettes franchise sold to Canadian industrialists Crawford Steel of Ontario….League had taken over operation of troubled franchise early last season.

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(College Football)

Aztecs….San Diego State coach Rocky Long in New York-talking to Syracuse University….National websites-Yahoo  reporting he was interviewing for Def Coord-job with Orange…SDSU says he was just meeting with coaches as a consultant to discuss how to run the 3-3-5 defense..Long in middle of 5-year contract…is (81-38) at SDSU..

Alabama…QB-Tua Tagovailoa-files for NFL draft…Could be top five pick after Joe Burrow-LSU is selected….Finished career with Tide (7,442Y-87TD) in three years.
Alabama..WR-Henny Ruggs files for NFL draft
Wisconsin..WR-Quin Cephus files for NFL draft…(54R) last season.

Mississippi State…Will interview Joe Judge-New England Patriots-special teams coach for vacant Bulldogs coaching job.

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(Lending Tree Bowl)

Louisiana-W-Miami Ohio (27-17)…Cajun QB-Levi Lewis (246P-52R) in win

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………….(Hockey)……………

Nashville..Fires coach Peter Laviolette…assistant Kevin McCarthy…Predators (19-15-7)

Kings-Columbus…LA led (1-0) in 2nd period at PressTime….Alex Iafello scored 2-minutes into game…Monday night matchup….Kings (17-22-4)

Ducks-Columbus…Tuesday game..Anaheim (17-20-5)

Kings…Callup rookie D-Tobias Bjornfort and F-Rasmus Kupari from Ontario Hockey Association and send them to Ontario Reign-AHL
Kings..Send F-Martin Frk-to Ontario Reign in AHL..

Flyers…Lose G-Justin Braun-groin injury-out 3W.

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………….(General)…………..

Farmers Insurance Open…Rorie McIlroy commits to play at Torrey Pines at end of the month.

Indy Car Racing…Legendary owner Roger Penske-takes over ownership of Indianapolis Motor Speedway.

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