Hacksaw’s Headlines–Tuesday

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

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Chargers….Distraught coach Anthony Lynn says he believes his team is ‘close to turning the corner’ and compliments QB-Justin Herbert…”Said Chargers failures are not a cultural thing-but an execution thing”…”We won close games before..we can again”..referring to teams (3-15) record in 1-TD games the last two years.

Chargers…QB-Justin Herbert…6-games..(2,146P-17TD-5Int-166R) this season despite a (1-6) record.

Chargers…CB-Chris Harris will not play this weekend in Miami…Doctors yet to clear him…DE-Joey Bosa will be re-evaluated on Wednesday-remains in concussion protocol…OT-Bryan Bulaga could be headed back to IR with more back issues-got hurt on 2nd play of game on Sunday.

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(Scoreboard)

Patriots-W-Jets (30-27)….Nick Folk kicks 51Y-FG on final play to cap off wild New England come from behind rally….QB-Cam Newton leads 3-scoring drives in final quarter for win….Newton (27-35) 274Y…WR-Jacobi Myers (12R-169)…Jets QB-Joe Flacco (262P-3TD) in loss…Flacco had TD passes 15-20-50 to give NY lead……..Monday Night Football….New England (3-5)…Jets (0-9)

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(NFL)

NFL Owners….Tuesday meeting to vote on new Minority Hiring Rule….Owners proposing to award two #3 draft picks to any club who has an assistant hired to become an NFL GM-or-Head Coach

CFL…Canadian Football League has uncovered full video of record setting passing day by Winnipeg Blue Bombers-QB-Matt Dunigan-when he threw for pro football record (713Y-5TD)-vs-Edmonton in 1994.

Miami..Coach Brian Flores concerned 5-assistant coaches may not be cleared to help with game prep for Chargers game because of Covid tests….They missed this past Sunday game.

Miami..Dolphins player rave about maturity of rookie QB-Tua Tagovailoa…2-games (350Y-3TD-0 Int-35Y-rushing)

Tampa Bay…Coach Bruce Arians says ‘Saints kicked our ass’ on Sunday in ugly (38-3) loas.  .Praises WR-Antonio Brown-played in 39-snaps…caught (3R-31Y) in debut.

Baltimore..WR-Dez Bryant played in just 2-snaps in Ravens debut.

Pittsburgh…Coach Mike Tomlin ties record…becomes 2nd coach in history to go 14-seasons in a row without a losing record…Ties record set by Marty Schottenheimer….Tomlin career mark (141-74-1) in Pittsburgh.

Seattle..Coach Pete Carroll…”I don’t recognize this team’ after defense gave up 44-points and 420-yards in loss to Buffalo.

Washington…Coach Ron Rivera not ready to decide starting QB…could start Alex Smith or return to benched 1st round pick Dwyane Haskins.

New England..Owner Robert Kraft says no Patriots fans will be allowed at Gillette Stadium rest of the year because of outbreak.

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(Roster Moves)

Atlanta..Release LB-Takk McKinley-former 2nd round pick

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(Injuries)

Patriots..RB-Damien Harris-chest injury
Jets..OT-Meckus Becton-shoulder injury
Ravens..DT-Calais Campbell-calf injury-out 3W
Carolina..RB-Christian McCaffrey-shoulder injury
Bears..RB-David Montgomery-concussion
Broncos..TE-Albert Okwuegbunam-torn ACL
Lions..QB-Matthew Stafford-concussion protocol
Colts..TE-Jack Doyle-concussion
Jaguars..K-Josh Lambo-IR-chip injury
Washington..QB-Kyle Allen-surgery-dislocated ankle

Steelers…TE-Vance McDonald placed on Covid-IR list

49ers..Activate CB-Richard Sherman from IR list
Browns Activate RB-Nick Chubb from IR..had been out sprained knee

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(College Football)

Notre Dame…Facing a 100,000-fine for students storming the field after Irish-Clemson game..violating ACC rules.

Notre Dame…President issues letters to student bodies ordering them to take Covid tests before they leave on Thanksgiving break-will not be allowed to re-enroll for winter term without test.

Wyoming-Air Force..Saturday game cancelled-Covid outbreak worsens
Auburn-Mississippi State..Game cancelled..outbreak on Bulldogs team
LSU-Alabama…Game in jeopardy because of 2nd outbreak LSU players
Texas AM…Pause in practice because of increased positive tests.
Arkansas..Head coach Sam Pittman tests positive for Covid
Wisconsin…Reopens practice-after only 5-players left in isolation.

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………………(Baseball)…………….

Rookie of Year Awards
..Devin Williams-P-Brewers-wins NL Award had (0.33-ERA)…edged out Padres 2B-Jake Cronenworth (.285-4HR-20RBI….477 Slug Percentage…831 OPS)
..Kyle Lewis-SS-Mariners..wins AL Award..(.262-11HR)

Padres….2B-Jake Cronenworth received only 6-first place votes…neither San Diego voter chose him 1st on their ballott….None of 4-regular beat writers, Kevin Acee-Jeff Sanders-Dennis Lin nor AJ Cassavell had a vote….Voters were a high school sports writer-John Maffei and one from Baseball America-Kyle Glazer– had the Padres votes this year.

Houston…Deposed GM-Jeff Lunhow files 22M-lawsuit against Astros owner Jim Crain-charging Crain made a deal with Commissioner Rob Manfred that allowed Crane to retain World Series win…the financial gains and keep its star players as part of a 5M-fine…allowed MLB to suspend Luhnow-AJ Hinch-Alex Cora….Luhnow claims ‘unlawful termination’.

NY Mets…Want to interview Tampa Bay-Exec Assistant Bobby Heck for vacant GM job.

MLB Union…Rejects proposal for permanent adoption of DH in National League…Owners want approval for 14-game playoff next year…Union stance-owners get all money from expanded playoffs…want bigger share for players.

White Sox…Report that newly hired Manager Tony LaRussa was arrested and charged with a DUI on the day before he was named Chicago manager….Incident happened back in February…it was LaRussa’s 2nd DUI incident.

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………………(Basketball)………………

Minnesota Timberwolves…..Own 1st pick in draft…taking trade offers for teams that want to move up to take 7’1-C-James Wiseman-Memphis State…..Golden State..Charlotte…Chicago all interested in trade up.

Milwaukee…City Police pay 750,000 out of court settlement to settle Police Brutality lawsuit filed by Bucks G-Sterling Brown from arrest incident two years ago.

Mountain West Conference…AD’s vote to change schedule…Will play a 20-game league schedule….with  playing Thursday-Saturday games against the same opponent to cut down on travel….Will play 5-sets of road games and 5-sets of home games.

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…………….(Hockey)…………….

Toronto…Canada mourns passing of Howie Meeker (97)….former Leafs star…logtime Hockey Night in Canada broadcaster and Hall of Famer.

NY Rangers…Longtime D-Jim Nielsen-passes away (82)…played for Rangers for 14-years…came from Indian Reservation in Northern Saskatchewan.

Winnipeg…Signs #1-draft pick-C-Cole Perfetti..scored 74-goals in 2-years in Ontario Hockey League

Ducks..Sign FA-D-Kodie Curran…scored 24-goals last two years for Rogle in Swedish Hockey League.

Florida..Hire-Ulf Samuelsson as assistant coach on Joel Quennville staff….had been hired as a scout for Seattle Kraken-expansion team.

Quebec Hockey League…Shutdown Chicoutimi franchise after one day of practice…renewed outbreak Covid virus.

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……………..(General)…………….

Masters…Veteran golfer Sergio Garcia tests positive after playing in Houston Open..will not play at Augusta.

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