Hacksaw’s Headlines-Tuesday

Posted by on March 10th, 2020  •  0 Comments  • 

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Aztecs….Coach Brian Dutcher says 10-days off till NCAA tourney begins will be huge for tired team…”Get our legs back-work on what we can improve on”….SDSU (30-2)…”We lost 2-games by a total of 6-points”

Aztecs…C-Nathan Mensah meeting with doctors on both Monday and Tuesday…Has been running-shooting-lifting on his own for 3-weeks but not involved in any contact scrimmages…Coach Brian Dutcher believes he will be cleared to play some minutes in NCAA tourney.

Aztecs…AP Poll drops SDSU to 6th in nation after loss to Utah State…Rankings: 1-Kansas..2-Gonzaga…3-Dayton..4-Florida State…5-Baylor.

NCAA-Division II-Playoffs….Friday: UCSD (30-1)-vs-Western Washington….Pt Loma Nazarence (24-6)-vs-Cal Poly Pomona.

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(NBA)

Lakers-Brooklyn Nets….Tuesday matchup….Lakers (49-13)…Nets playing first game with interim coach Jacques Vaughn after firing coach Ken Atkinson.

Clippers-Golden State..Tuesday game…LA (43-20) on year.

Clippers..Sign FA-C-Jokim Noah-ex Bulls-Knicks-Memphis
Indiana Pacers..Workout G-Lance Stephenson-just back from China
Oklahoma City..Signs FA-G-LiAngelo Ball to play NBA-G-Team
Memphis..Doctors clear F-Justise Winslow-F-Jaren Jackson to play
Chicago..F-Chandler Hutchinson-surgery-shoulder-out for year

NBA..Commissioner Adam Silver to do conference call with owners on Wednesday to discuss on going Coronavirus crisis.

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………………(Baseball)…………………

Padres-L-Dodgers (14-2)..Garrett Richards (3inn-1R)….Adrian Morejon-Kyle Barraclough-Gerrado Reyes give up (11R-9H) in 3-innings of relief….Christian Taylor 2R-HR for LA…Terrance Gore-Edwin Rios combined 6RBIs in LA win.

Padres…Relief P-Javy Guerra-continues to impress…(5G-5inn-0R-5K) working out of bullpen…

Padres..P-Adrian Moreno overwhelmed…(2G-1inn-7R-8H-4W)

Dodgers…OF-Joc Pederson-plays 5inn-5AB-in minor league game
Dodgers..P-Jimmy Nelson-17 pitch bullpen session
Dodgers..P-Clayton Kershaw named to pitch opening day

Angels-L-Indians (11-10)..P-Andrew Heaney (2.2-4R-5H)…Jamie Barria (3inn-5R-8H) for Halos.

Angels..P-Andrew Heaney named opening day starter.

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(Injuries)

Houston.P-Justin Verlander-shutdown 4W-lat strain
Texas..OF-Willie Calhoun-fractured jaw
SF..P-Matt Carasiti-surgery-elbow
Mets…OF-Mike Conforto heads to NY to have exams on injured ribs.

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(Roster Moves)

Orioles..Sign FA-P-Hector Valesquez-ex Red Sox

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(MLB)

MLB….Closes clubhouses to media and will limit interviews….will separate played from fans due to virus-crisis…..MLB follows NBA-NHL decision to close lockerooms….Also curtail international scouting trips to Japan-Korea-Taiwan and the Dominican Republic.

Barry Bonds…Interview with ‘The Athletic’…says MLB has given him a ‘Death Sentence’….’Not welcome around the game’….’Feels like a ghost to the game’….’Heart broken snubbed by Hall of Fame’….Bonds did not address his legacy as a player or his involvement with PEDs or criticism how he treated people…’I would do some things differently’

Indians..SS-Francisco Lindor ends contract extension talks with team…will meet again in off season.

Nippon Baseball…Cancels start of Japanese League season from March 20th till April 20th because of virus outbreak….’Imperative we protect our players-fans-citizens’.

Tampa Bay…P-Tyler Glasnow condemns Pirates organization for how it handled all of it young players in teaching them at major league level.

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………………………(Football)………………..

Chargers..QB-Philip Rivers expected to receive free agent contract offers from Colts-Tampa Bay-Tennessee next Monday when NFL free agent window opens.

Patriots…ESPN breaks downs contract offers expected for Tom Brady next Monday.
..New England..(5Y-125M) 50M-guaranteed
..Chargers..(2Y-64M) 64M-guaranteed
..Tampa Bay..(3Y-102M) 68M-guaranteed
..Tennessee (4Y-112M) 60M-guaranteed

Jets..Release CB-Trumaine Johnson-take 11M-cap hit
Raiders..Release LB-Takir Whitehead-had 108-tackles
Giants..TE-Rhett Ellison-retires

Cowboys…QB-Dak Prescott rejects (33M) per year offer

Bills..Sign FA-CB-Josh Norman-ex Redskins

Giants..Lose Aaron Williams-strength coach-hired by U-Indiana
Packers..Hire Butch Berry-OL coach-ex Miami Hurricanes

XFL-DC Defenders-Bench QB-Cardale Jones (7Int-3Games)

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(NFL Notes)

Union…Extends deadline for Players Vote of new CBA-final ballots due in Saturday 11:59pm…need 50%-Plus-1 vote for approval.

Union…Meets to name a new President of Union…Russell Okung running to replace Eric Winston.

Union…Russell Okung-ex Chargers OT-files lawsuit with National Labor Relations Board-trying to block vote on CBA…says Union Chief DeMaurice Smith pushed 456-page CBA for vote despite Players Executive Committee voting (7-4) against the measure….Accused Smith of trying to ‘intimidate’ players into voting.

Carolina..Eric Reid-veteran Union member had his personal lawyers examined the proposed CBA deal…’Bigger Disaster Than Imagined’….said players need to have a ‘reopened’ in the contract…’should never give away bargaining rights for 10-years-too many economic things can change’

Union..Reveals part of proposed deal includes 53%-bump in Union benefits for retired players….Addition of pension benefits for players who played just 3Y in league….50,000-Health Care Accounts for retired players.

Tennessee…Titans donate 1M-towards Nashville Tornado Relief Fund.

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(College Football)

Aztecs…Coach Brady Hoke says sophomore QB-Carson Baker is taking bulk of snaps with #1 unit in spring football…..says RB-Jordan Byrd is excelling in new Run-Pass-Option offense added to playbook.

Aztecs…Lucas Johnston-QB-to transfer into San Diego State in summer as Graduate Student-will have 2Y-eligibility left.
Alabama…Team doctors clear QB-Tua Tagovailoa to go thru full Pro Day workouts and individual workouts with NFL teams…complete recovery from fractured hip.

Northwestern…Lands QB-Peyton Ramsey-Graduate transfer from Indiana.

Colorado State..Lands DT-Steve Patchen-transfer U-Miami

Miami-Ohio…5Y-contract extension to Coach Chuck Martin.

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……………….(Hockey)………………..

LA Kings-Colorado Avalanche…LA scores 2-goals in (:63) to take early (2-0) lead at Press Time….Monday game

Ducks-Ottawa Senators…Tuesday matchup

Gulls-at-Tucson Roadrunners…Tuesday night AHL game…Gulls (9-2-3) on road in last 14-games in driving into playoff race.

Gulls..Callup G-Ollie Eriksson Ek-from Tulsa Blazers-ECHL (3.10GAA)

ECAC….Decides to hold hockey playoffs in empty arenas this week because of virus.

NY Rangers..Sign FA-F-Pat Khodorenko-Michigan State (33P)
Dallas..Sign FA-D-Jared Rosburg-Michigan State
Penguins..Sign FA-C-Drew O’Connor-Dartmouth (21G)

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………………(General)……………

English Premier League
..Leicester City-W-Aston Villa…Jamie Vardy 2-goals in win

Italy…Suspends Serie A-Soccer League play because of virus-crisis

Formula 1..Will run Bahrain Grand Prix next week without admitting fans to road course.

ITF-WTA…Cancel Indian Wells Tourney in Palm Springs because of virus outbreak in Riverside County.

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