Hacksaw’s Headlines–Tuesday

Posted by on February 11th, 2020  •  2 responses  • 

******Program Note….Hacksaw-on-TV….Tuesday (6:20am)…Covering Philip Rivers Story …on KUSI

 

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Chargers….Shock NFL by announcing they are not offering a contract to retain QB-Philip Rivers….Joint announcement-Mutual Parting….Rivers becomes a free agent-March 1st….Finishes career with (123-101) record…(5-6) playoffs…..had just 2-playoff wins in last 11-years…Leaves with (397-TD-190-Int)….8X-Pro Bowler…Would have cost the Bolts (27M) if they franchise tagged him….Chargers have 55M in salary cap space.

Chargers…Retain 6th pick in the draft and could have a shot at Oregon QB-Justin Herbert or Tua Tagovailoa-Alabama with that pick.

Chargers..Could pursue FA-signing of Tom Brady-Cam Newton-Jameis Winston-Taysom Hill-Ted Bridgewater if they wind up on the open market.

Philip Rivers…Hot candidate to sign with Indianapolis Colts, Tennessee Titans, Carolina Panthers..after 16-seasons with Chargers.

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(NFL)

NFL…Considering expanding their flex schedule to include Monday Night Football in addition to Sunday Night Football to put best games in marquee slots at the end of the season.

NFL…Met Monday with suspended Cleveland Browns DE-Myles Garrett-seeking reinstatement after personal foul incident-fight with Steelers QB at mid-season.

XFL…Said QB-Colin Kaeperneck wanted 20M package to play in the spring league-wanted to be paid like NFL quarterback.

CFL…Toronto Argonauts sign FA-QB-Matt Nichols-Winnipeg Blue Bombers star

XFL…LA Wildcats fire Def Coord-Pepper Johnson after opening day loss…Head coach Winston Moss will likely take over play calling.

Kenny Britt..former NFL-WR arrested New Jersey…possession 50-grams marijuana.

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(Teams)

Washington…Workout FA-TE-Greg Olson-ex Carolina on Monday
Seattle..Workout FA-TE-Greg Olson on Wednesday

49ers..Hire Aaron Whitecolton-LB coach-ex Bills
Rams..Hire Thomas Brown-RB coach-ex South Carolina
Steelers..Hire Bryan McClendon-WR coach-ex South Carolina
Vikings..Hire Dom Capers-Def Consultant-ex Jaguars
Houston..Hire Chris Rumph-LB coach-ex U-Tennessee
Bengals..Hire Troy Walters-WR coach-ex U-Nebraska

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(College Football)

U-Cincinnati…Luke Fickell withdraws name from Michigan State job
Michigan State..Will interview Brett Bielema-ex Wisconsin for post
Penn State..Hire John Scott-DL coach-ex South Carolina

Alabama..QB-Tua Tagovailoa-CT scan on hip-making progress.

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…………….(Basketball)……………..

Aztecs…Remain ranked 4th in this weeks AP-college poll.

Aztecs-New Mexico…Tuesday night…SDSU goes for 25th win in row…State (24-0)..Lobos (17-8)

Lakers..contact FA-G-Dion Waiters-just released by Memphis…ex-Miami Heat-been suspended 3X this year by Pat Riley before being traded.

Lakers-Phoenix Suns…Rajon Rondo exploded 15P off bench in first half….Lakers led (58-49) late in second quarter at Press Time… Monday game…Lakers (39-12)

Clippers-at-Philadelphia…Tuesday game…LA (37-16)

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………….(Baseball)……………

Padres….Pitchers and Catchers Report to spring training camp on Wednesday.

Padres..Sign utility man Gord Beckham-ex #1 draft pick White Sox…hit (.215) last year in Detroit.

Dodgers…Team has roster decision to make with 40-man roster limit…Currently have 42-players with Joc Pederson-Ross Stripling returning to team after trade with Angels voided.

Angels..GM-Billy Eppler says trade with Dodgers is over-will not comment on who pulled the plug.

Angels..Sign FA-P-Jose Quijada-ex Marlins.
Angels..DFA-P-Parker Markel

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(Roster Moves)

Tampa Bay…Signs FA-P-Aaron Loup-ex Padres-Blue Jays.
Seattle..Offers contract to FA-P-Taijuan Walker-ex Arizona
Cubs..Workout FA-P-Taijuan Walker in Arizona.
Giants..Sign FA-P-Jarlin Garcia-ex Miami
Giants..DFA-P-Burch Smith

Baltimore…Talking contract to FA-Ps-Andrew Cashner-ex Red Sox…Aaron Sanchez-ex Houston…Danny Salazar-ex Indians…Jason Vargas-ex Mets…Collin McHugh-ex Houston.

A’s..P-Daniel Mangden-undergoes bone spur elbow surgery
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(MLB)

NY Post…Reports MLB consider expansion of post season playoffs..Proposal to Union
..Add 2-wildcard teams each league
..Top Team in AL-NL get a bye
..Other 2-first place teams get to select which wildcard team they play
..2-remaining wildcard teams play each other
..1st round playoffs-3-game series at home of team with best record

Mike Bolsinger…Ex-Blue Jays pitcher-files lawsuit against Houston Astros for damaging his career for sign stealing in 2017.

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………………….(Hockey)………………

Ducks-St Louis Blues…..Tuesday night game at Honda Center…Ducks won 6-of-10-games in hot streak.

Kings…off till Wednesday night home game with Calgary…Kings lost (14-of-16)

LA Kings..GM-Rob Blake confirms team has stockpiled 17-draft picks over next two years.

NHL….Officials privately meet with IOC to discuss NHL participation in future Winter Olympics….Commissioner Gary Bettman-refusing to shut leagues down for 2-full weeks for Olympics.

Columbus..Blue Jackets lose D-Seth Jones-4W-ankle injury

Minnesota-Pittsburgh…Trade-Wild ship LW-Jason Zucker (14G) to Penguins for #1-pick..C-Alex Galdenchuyk..and minor leaguers.

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2 Responses to “Hacksaw’s Headlines–Tuesday”

  1. Jerry Walls says:

    I enjoy your work and announcing of all the games over your career very much big fan of yours Take care Lee

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