Hacksaw’s Headlines–Tuesday

Posted by on January 5th, 2021  •  0 Comments  • 

………(Football)………..

Chargers..Fire coach Anthony Lynn after (7-9) season…Lynn was (12-21) since end of 2018…team had 22-losses by a TD or less in 4-years…..but also had 29-31 and 45-point losses also..Is owed 1-year on contract.

Chargers…GM-Tom Telesco remains on job…has 4-years left on his contract…team is (60-68) under his leadership and has now hired-fired Mike McCoy and Anthony Lynn

Chargers…Owner Dean Spanos says team will interview 10-candidates…Will ask for permission to interview Eric Bienemy-Chiefs..Jos McDaniels-Patriots..Brian Daboll-Bills..Jason Garrett-ex Cowboys…Bxrandon Staleiy-Rams

Chargers..QB-Justin Herbert finishes sparkling rookie season (4,337P-31TD-10 Int-67%)..QBR 98.

Chargers…Will have 13th pick in first round of draft because of (7-9) finish.

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(NFL Playoffs)..Pairings
..Saints-Bears
..Seattle-Rams
..Tampa Bay-Washington

..Bills-Colts
..Steelers-Browns
..Titans-Baltimore

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(NFL Notes)

Denver..John Elway gives up GM-job..will remain President of Football Operations…Broncos (23-41) last 5-years under Elway
Denver..Will interview John Spytek-Tampa Bay..Champ Kelly-Bears for GM job

Jets..Fire Adam Gase (9-23) record
Jets..Ask permission to interview Eric Bienemy-Chiefs..Matt Eberflus-Colts..Brandon Staley-Rams

Jaguars..Fire Doug Marrone (1-15)..was (25-44) with Jaguars
Jaguars..Reports team wants to interview Urban Meyer-ex Florida-Ohio State..but Meyer might ask for as much as 12M a year and control of Player Personnel decisions.

Atlanta..Will interview Eric Bienemy-Chiefs
Detroit..Will interview Arthur Smith-Titans..Dan Campbell-Saints
Raiders..Will interview Joe Barry-Rams for Vacant Def Coor job…Gus Bradley-ex Chargers

Bengals..Announce Coach Zach Taylor will return despite (6-25-1) record

Atlanta..Will interview Morocco Brown-Colts for GM job

Carolina..Interview Jerry Reese-ex Giants..Nick Caserio-Patriots..Ryan Poles-Chiefs..Adam Peters-49ers..Jeff Ireland-Saints..Ed Dodds-Colts for vacant GM job

Houston..Will interview Trent Kirschner-Seattle..Scott Cohen-Baltimore..Nick Caserio-Patriots for vacant GM job

Detroit..Will interview Terry Fontenot-Saints..George Paton-Vikings for GM job.

Vikings..Gary Kubiak retires as Off Coord

Miami..Deny report Chan Gailey is being removed as Off Coord

Raiders..RB-Josh Jacobs arrested DUI-accident at 4:40am on Monday

Eagles..Deny they will trade QB-Carson Wentz-team would take 34M cap hit..Wentz refused to talk to media on Monday.

Tampa Bay…MRI-WR-Mike Evans-strained knee ligament-no tear
Browns..DE-Olivia Vernon-Torn Achilles

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(College Football)

Marshall…Fires coach Doc Halladay despite (858-54) record with Thundering Herd…Report Governor Jim Justice pushed for coaching change.

Alabama…will interview Bill O’Brien-ex Houston Texans…Adam Gase-ex Jets for vacant Off Coor job.

Arizona..Hire Jimmy Dougherty-Passing Game Coord-and-QB coach…ex UCLA

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………………….(Basketball)……………..

Aztecs-W-Colorado State (78-65)….State jumps to a (21-8) lead….built 24-point lead….Jordan Schakel (28P)….Tito Gomez 13P off the bench…..State hits 14-3’s in win…SDSU (7-2)….Rams (7-2)

Villanova..Cancels 3-more games because of on going Covid issues

NCAA…Announces March Madness will be held in Indiana…Will use Lucas Oil Stadium…and play games at IU-Bloomington…Hinkle Field House-Butler…Mackey Arena-Purdue…IUPU campus to stage games…Plan on 68-team tourney.

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(NBA)

Lakers-Memphis…..LA (6-2)

Clippers-San Antonio….LA (6-2)

Clippers…7-staff members isolated after 1-tests positive after going to New Years Eve party at hotel in Salt Lake City.

Brooklyn…G-Spencer Dinwiddie-out 4-6W-knee scope surgery
Bulls..F-Chandler Hutchinson…F-Tomas Santorausky test positive for Covid virus…C-Laurie Markkanen also remains out.

Memphis..Sign FA-G-Tim Frazier-ex Pistons

Golden State..G-Steph Curry scores (62P) in weekend win.

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………………….(Baseball)………………

Vin Scully….Dodgers icon loses his wife…Sandi Scully passes away (76) from ALS….had 6-children and 21-grand children.

Red Sox…Open negotiations with FA-2B-Keke Hernandez-ex Dodgers
Toronto..Open talks with FA-P-Liam Hendricks-A’s
Tigers..Sign FA-P-Locke St John-ex Texas

Tomo Sugano…Yomiuri Giants free agent pitcher to announce where he signs this week..faces Thursday deadline.

Jon ‘Boog’ Sciambi…..Leaves ESPN to become TV Voice of Cubs

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………………(Hockey)…………….

American Hockey League…
..San Diego Gulls move home games to Anaheim Ducks training facility in Irvine..will not play AHL home games at Sports Arena.
..LA Kings move AHL team out of Ontario to play in Irvine
..NJ Devils pull Binghamton Devils team out to play in Newark
..Boston Bruins move Providence games to Boston

..Charlotte Checkers..Springfield Thunderbirds..Milwaukee Admirals suspend operations.

..Report AHL will cut schedule from 66-games to possibly 30 this winter starting February 5th

Vancouver…Opens contract extension talks with Coach Travis Green.

Islanders..Open training camp without unsigned hi-scoring F-Matt Barzal
Chicago..Sign FA-F-Dylan Strome (2Y-6M)
Calgary..Sign FA-D-Mark Stone

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…………….(General)……………..

English Premier League

..Liverpool-L-Southampton (1-0).. …Danny Ings scores (2′) in stunning upset..Liverpool now (9-2-6)

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