Hacksaw’s Headlines–Tuesday

Posted by on January 14th, 2020  •  0 Comments  • 

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(College Football Playoffs)

LSU-W-Clemson (42-25)….QB-Joe Burrow rallies Tigers from 10-point deficit…triggers 21-point explosion in 2nd quarter and dominated in the 2nd half to win National Championship….Burrow (463P-5TD…58R-TD)….WR-JaMarr Chase (9R-221Y)…Justin Jefferson (9R-106Y) in win…Clyde Hellfire adds (110R) in win……LSU wound up withy (628Y) offense in blowout win…Burrow finishes season with 60-TD passes…NCAA record…..Clemson QB-Trevor Lawrence (234P-0TD)…..LSU finishes (15-0)….Clemson 29-game win streak snapped-finishes (14-1)…

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(College Notes)

Arizona State…Gives coach Herman Edwards 2Y-extension..(15-11) record
Arkansas…QB-Nick Starkel transfers to San Jose State.
Notre Dame..QB-Phil Jurkovec transfers to Boston College
South Carolina..Hires former QB-Connor Shaw-Director Development

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(NFL Teams)

Browns..Interview Wade Phillips-Def Coord job-ex Rams
Minnesota..Fire George Edwards-Def Coord-been there 6Y.
Minnesota..Fire DB-coach Jerry Gray
Jaguars..Fire John DeFilioppo-Off Coord-been there 1-season
Dallas..Fire Kris Richard-DB coach..Jon Kitna-QB coach
Dallas..Hire Scott McCurley-LB-coach-ex Packers
Dallas..Hire Jeff Black-OLine assistant-ex-Packers
Dallas..Fire Strength Coach Mike Woicik
Bears..Hire Bill Lazor-Off Coord-ex Bengals
Lions..Hire  Cory Undlin-Def Coord-ex Eagles
Carolina..Hire Mike Phair-Def Line coach-ex Colts
Miami..Hire Robby Brown-QB coach-ex Jets
Giants..Interview Jerry Schuplinski-ex Miami-QB coach job

Browns..Ed Dodds-Colts-rejects offer to interview for GM job
Browns..Will interview George Paton-Vikings for vacant GM job
Houston..Talk to Gary Kubiak about becoming Off Coord

(Injuries)

Seattle..DT-Quinton Jefferson-surgery for broken foot
Baltimore..OC-Matt Skura-suergery-3 torn knee ligaments
Patriots..OC-David Andrews-cleared play-missed season blood clots
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(NFL)

Antonio Brown…Video released of July confrontation with Police and former girlfriend-mother of his children…in argument over child support lawsuit…Brown used “F-bomb” 28-times in 2-minute video…used ‘Bitch” 15-times…used “N word” 9-times…in incident in Napa, California.

TV playoff ratings:
..Chiefs-Houston…(35.4M) rating-highest postseason
..Seattle-GBay…(31M)
..Baltimore-Tennessee (29.4M)
..49ers-Vikings (29.3M)

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…………..(Baseball)…………

Astros….Owner John Crain fires GM-Jeff Luhnow and Manager AJ Finch for their part in the sign stealing scandal in 2017-2018.¬† Firing came an hour after MLB handed down severe sanctions against the Astros.

MLB…Commissioner Rob Manfred issues 9-page summary of probe
..Suspends GM-Jeff Luhnow for 1-year
..Suspends Manager AJ Hinch for 1-year
..Lifetime ban former GM-Brandon Taubman
..Fines Astros (5M) for rules violations
..Strips Astros of #1#2 draft picks for 2-years

MLB Report…Astros used electronics to steal signals for 2017-2018 season regular season but not in World Series…Condemned culture that Astros operated by in attempts to win games…Said Luhnow had no knowledge of incidents…Hinch knew but did not step in to stop it….Insinuated Alex Cora was ringleader of attempts to steal signs….Interviewed 68-witnesses including 23-members of Astros…Will hand down discipline to Cora and Red Sox who are also under investigation for violations in 2018 and possibly 2019.

Minnesota..Hire Bob McClure-ex Milwaukee-bullpen coach
Washington..Minor league P-Fausto Segura killed in motorcycle accident in Dominican Republic…(23Y)…had (3.21-ERA) in NY Penn League.

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(Roster Moves)

Cardinals-Rockies…Open trade talk discussions for 3B-Nolan Arenado….Cardinals willing to take on (7Y-234M) left on contract…but not willing to buy out “No Trade Clause” and want Arenado to drop his “Opt Out Clause” in contract.

A’s-Cubs..Trade…Athletics acquire OF-Tony Kemp.
Giants..DFA-3B-Zach Coast
Tigers..Sign FA-P-Ivan Nova-ex White Sox-Yankees (88-76) career
Giants..Sign FA-P-Jake Jewell-ex Angels.
Tampa Bay..Sign FA-C-Chris Herrmann-ex White Sox
Orioles..Sign FA-C-Bryan Holaday-ex Miami

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………………..(Basketball)……………

Aztecs-at-Fresno State…Tuesday-Mountain West Conference game…Aztecs (17-0)…Bulldogs (5-11)

Aztecs…AP-Poll-remain ranked #7…..Climb to #6-in USA Today Coaches poll.

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Lakers-W-Cleveland…..Lakers led (81-65) in 4th quarter…wiping out 10-point deficit…..Monday night action

Clippers-vs-Cavaliers…Tuesday night game at Staples Center.

Clippers..G-Paul George-sent to specialist-exam hamstring
Knicks..G-Dennis Smith-suffers 2nd setback with oblique strain
Pelicans..C-Zion Williams-cleared to play in Thursday game.
Lakers..G-Rajon Rondo-ailing with fractured finger
Sacramento..Lose C-Richaun Holmes-3W-shoulder injury
Cavs..Lose F-Dylan Windler for year-fractured leg
Knicks…Callup G-Kenny Wooten from NBA-G League

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…………(Hockey)……………..

Ducks-L-St Louis Blues (4-1)….Blues win 9th in a row….Ducks have lost 7-of-8 games…have scored just 16-goals in last 8-games…….Monday Night hockey….Ducks (17-24-5)

Kings-at-Tampa Bay….Road game on Tuesday…Kings (18-26-4)

Kings…Hockey Night Canada report Kings putting D-Alex Martinez and F-Tyler Toffoli on trade block.

Toronto..D-Morgan Reilly-out 8W-fractgured foot
Islanders..Callup D-Sebastian Aho from AHL
Leafs..Callup D-Rasmus Sandin from AHL-Marlies
Oilers..D-Zach Kassian-suspended 2-games for jumping Calgary player in a fight.

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………(General)…………

LA Galaxy….Opens negotiations on 10M-transfer fee deal to acquire Mexican star Javier ‘Chicharito’ Hernandez from Sevilla-Spain…former star with West Ham-English Premier League and Mexican-World Cup team.

Barcelona..Fires coach Ernesto Valverde despite being in 1st place

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