Hacksaw’s Headlines–Tuesday

Posted by on December 22nd, 2020  •  0 Comments  • 

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Aztecs-St Mary’s….Road game at San Luis Obispo….Aztecs (5-1)…Gaels (8-1)….SDSU falls out of Top 20-after BYU loss…Dropped back to 27th in polls.

UNLV…Extends shutdown in basketball till January 1st putting in jeopardy start of Mountain West schedule

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(NBA)

Lakers-Clippers…Opening night of season….Lakers debut of newcomers Montrzl Harrell-Dennis Schroeder-Marc Gasol….Clippers head coach Tyronne Lue makes his debut on bench…Serge Ibaka makes debut in starting lineup.

Golden State-Brooklyn…Only other NBA game on opening night…Kevin Durant returns to lineup after sitting out 13-months with Ruptured Achilles…Warriors get Steph Curry back in lineup-without G-Klay Thompson.

NBA…Commissioner Adam Silver says investigation into Clippers pursuit of Kawhi Leonard showed no illegal activity involving the NBA team.

NBA…Strips Milwaukee of 2nd round draft pick for tampering with Bogdan Bogdanovic when he was with Sacramento Kings.

Clippers..Sign G-Luke Kennard to (4Y-64M) extension.
Washington..Lose F-Rui Hachemura-3W-eye infection

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………….(Football)……………..

(Scoreboard)

Steelers-L-Bengals (27-17)….Lowly Bengals shock Steelers…Ben Roethlisberger had 19Y-passing in first half…Steelers turned it over 3-times…had 7-3 and outs in first half…trailed I(17-0) at halftime….3rd string QB-Ryan Finley (89P-47R)…Bengals did have (152R)…Game marred by peresonal foul penalties..penalties…big hits..taunting incidents….Steelers have lost 3-in a row after (11-0) start….Bengals (3-10-1)..

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(NFL)

Rams…Hall of Fame linebacker Kevin Greene passes away (58Y)…heart issues…played 8-years for Rams…5-years Steelers..had (165-tackes)

Carolina..Fire GM-Marty Hurney…had worked for team 15Y-in front office
Washington..Will talk to Marty Hurney about front office job.
Lions..Fire Special Teams Coach..Brayden Combs
Houston..Interviews Jim Caldwell for Texans head job (62-50) career

Patriots..Bill Belichick refuses to discuss starting QB for final two games of season..Cam Newton (5TD-10Int-4Fu) in last 17-games.

Eagles..Jalen Hurts remains starting QB..(647P-254R) in 2-starts
Steelers..Ben Roethlisberger discussing 2Y-contract extension
Titans..Last 5-games…averaging (30P-426YPG)
Rams..coach Sean McVay calls loss to Jets ‘humiliating’
Chiefs..coach Andy Reid (22-1) hot streak since last November
Saints..QB-Drew Brees-‘need to find rythm’ after (15-34) passing outing
Bears..QB-Mitch Trubisky..last 3-games…(74%) completion rate
Browns..QB-Baker Mayfield..(10TD-1Int) last four games.

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(Roster Moves)

Washington..Sign FA-LB-Mychal Kendricks-ex Seahawks
Houston..Release DT-Corey Liuget
Miami..Release WR-Antonio Calloway
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(Injuries)

Chiefs..RB-Clyde Helaire-MRI-hip-ankle injuries
Charges..DE-Joey Bosa remains in concussion protocol
Tampa Bay..IR-QB-Jameis Winston-Covid issue
Patriots..CB-Stephon Gilmore-torn quad
Cowboys..LB-Leighton Vander Esch-ankle ligament damage
Browns..DE-Myles Garrett-more breathing issues aftermath Covid
Browns..OG-Chris Hubbard-dislocated kneecap
Giants..Activate CB-James Bradberry-Covid list
Chargers…Activate OT-Trey Pipkens from Covid IR list
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(College Football)

American Athletic Conference…Reports AAC-is talking to Boise State about joining league…Might also make a run at BYU.

South Carolina…taking heat for accepting bid to Gasparilla Bowl with a (2-8) record.

Utah..Lands QB-Charley Brewer….transfer from Baylor.

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………………..(Baseball)…………..

Padres….Attempting to re-sign IF-OF Jurickson Profar..hit (.272-7HR)..also being pursued by Royals.

Dodgers..Legendary former Manager Tommy LaSorda to be released from Orange County Hospital…had been hospitalized since November 16th.

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(MLB)

Tony LaRussa plea bargains DUI case…Confirms he entered Alcohol Rehab Center as part of his agreement…Fined 1300-dollars…Placed on probation.

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(Roster Moves)

Cubs..Sign FA-SS-Matt Duffy-ex Giants-Tampa Bay
Washington..Sign FA-C-Wellington Castillo-ex Cubs
Washington..Sign FA-P-Jefry Rodriguez-ex Indians
Seattle..Sign FA-P-Drew Steckenrider-ex Miami
Giants..Sign FA-P-John Brebbia-ex Cardinals
Orioles..Sign FA-C-Nick Ciuffo-ex Rangers
Orioles..Sign FA-P-Claudio Custadio-ex Braves
Yankees..Sign FA-P-Nestor Cortes-ex Orioles
Washington..2B-Howie Kendrick-retires
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………………(Hockey)……………

NHL…Negotiating with Union….Teams will play 2-game series against opponents as way to shorten number of road trips in 56-game schedule.

NHL..Negotiate 7-day quarantine period with any player called up from American Hockey League.

NHL…Proposing each NHL team be allowed to have 36-players including 3-goalies in training camp

Vancouver..May have to move training camp to another Canadian city (Saskatoon) because British Columbia not ready to change guidelines for businesses.

NHL…Believes it will make 15M this season by allowing “Ads” on players helmets.

Edmonton..Lose D-Oscar Klefbom for year-not recovered shoulder surgery.

Ottawa-Nashville..Trade..Senators deal F-Mike Carcone for F-Zach Magwood.

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………………..(General)………………..

English Premier League
..Chelsea-W-West Ham…Tommy Abraham 2-goals
..Burnley-W-Wolverhampton..Jay Rodriguez goal (94′) upset win

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