Hacksaw’s Headlines–Tuesday

Posted by on January 19th, 2021  •  0 Comments  • 

….(Football)…….

Chargers..Hire Brandon Staley-ex Rams Def Coord…Spent 1Y with Rams as Def Coord-guided to #1-defense in NFL..Only 3Y as assistant in NFL with Broncos-Bears..went to school with Chargers GM-Tom Telesco..Had second interview with Chargers at 1:45pm-face to face…agreed to terms 6:45pm..Cancelled meeting with Eagles..Had interviewed Sunday morning with Houston.

Chargers..Staley may bring Kevin O’Connell with him to become Off Coord-was QB coach of Rams…worked prior in Cleveland-Washington….Move would mean Shane Steichen would likely exit.

Chargers…Hire TE-Coach Frank Smith from Las Vegas Raiders…will also oversee Bolts running game.
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(NFL)

Chiefs..QB-Patrick Mahomes will remain in ‘concussion protocol’ thru at least Wednesday.

Tampa Bay..WR-Antonio Brown-MRI on ailing knee

Houston..Interview Eric Bienemy-Chiefs Off Coord on Monday
Houston..Interview David Culley-Ravens Asst Head Coach on Monday

Eagles..Interview Josh McDaniels-Patriots for Head Coach job on Monday..meeting 7-hours

Jaguars..Interview Anthony Weaver-Def Coor-Houston for Jags Def Coor
Jaguars..Interview Raheem Morris-ex Atlanta for Def Coord
Jaguars..Fire John Idzik-Assistant GM

Jets..Hire Mike LaFleur-Off Coord..was QB coach 49ers
Jets..Hire John Benton-OL Coach 49ers
Jets..Hire Gregg Knapp-QB coach 49ers
Jets..Hire Rob Calabrese-TE coach 49ers

Seattle..Interview Adam Gase-ex Jets for Off Coord job
Chicago..Interview Jonathon Gannon for Def Coord job-was with Colts

Washington…Iterview Marty Hurney for GM job..ex Carolina Panthers GM

49ers..Hire Rich Scangarello-QB coach-ex Eagles
New Orleans..Block DL-coach Ryan Nielsen from interviewing for LSU coaching job
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(College Football)

Tennessee…Fire Head coach Jeremy Pruitt in wake of NCAA Investigations-uncovered 2-Level 1-violations in recruiting…was (3-7) this year…Vols will be hiring 6th head coach in 12-year span

Tennessee…Fires 2-assistant coaches and 6-football ops and staff members in NCAA probe.
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Tennessee..Athletic Director Phil Fulmer to step down in wake of NCAA probe.

Tennessee…SEC Network says Vols want to talk to ex-Auburn head coach Gus Malhzan.

Ohio State..QB-Justin Fields..RB-Trey Sermon both file for NFL draft..Fields (5372P-63TD) in 3-years at QB.

USC…Confirms legendary Trojans-Rams RB-Jon Arnett passes away (85Y)

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……………(Basketball)…………….

Aztecs…F-Matt Mitchell begins 2W-rehab on sprained PCL ligament in right knee.

Aztecs..(9-4) on season…but (3-3) in conference…Next 10-games against bottom teams in MWC…those teams combined (1-23) vs top teams in MWC.

USD-at-Loyola Marymont…Toreros (1-5) in Covid plagued season

AP Poll…1-Gonzaga…2-Baylor…3-Villanova..4-Iowa…5-Texas

Nebraska…Pauses program..Coach Fred Hoiberg-1 of 11-players-staff test positive over weekend

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(NBA)

Lakers-Golden State….Lakers built 19-point lead in opening quarter…led (34-22) in 2nd quarter at Press Time…G-Dennis Schroeder had 5-basketbs in 10-minutes and 14-points in open quarter.. Monday game…Lakers (12-3)

Clippers…Off till Wednesday game with Sacramento.

Cleveland…Will trade G-Kevin Porter after angry lockeroom outburst against Coach JB Bickefstaff and GM-Koby Altman because his locker had been relocated.

Houston..Shopping F-PJ Tucker..asking for 3-#2 picks for him
New Orleans..G-Lonzo Ball-knee tendonitis-remains out

Charlotte…Rookie LaMelo Ball red hot off the bench (11P-6R-6A) as rookie

Toronto..Rookie Malachi Flynn struggling in NBA debut…averaging (2PPG-29% shooting)

Washington…7th player tests positive for covid…Wizards Wedneesday game cancelled…5-games in row postponed

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……………(Baseball)……………..

Padres-Pirates-Mets…Pull off 3-way trade:
..Padres acquire P-Joe Musgrove from Bucs..(12-17) 2years with (3.86ERA)
..Pirates acquire P-Joey Lucchesi..P-David Bednar..OF-Hudson Head..P-Omar Cruz…P-Derrick Fellows
..Mets acquire P-Lucchesi for C-Endy Rodriguez

..Padres…Payroll goes to 162M with Musgrove acqusition
..Padres..GM-AJ Prellar has now traded away 35-Prospects in deals since August 2019

Padres…Baseball American ranks Padres with 7-of-100 top prospects..
..10-P-Mackenzie Gore
..11-SS-CJ Abrams
..46-P-Adrian Morejon
..78-SS-Ha Seoyung Kim

Padres..P-Kirby Yates rejects paycut from Padres…has 5-other offers

Angels..OF-DH-P-Shohei Ohtani will go to arbitration-seeking 3.3M for 2021 season…Angels adopt “File & Go” philosphy…will no longer negotiate with players once they file

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(Roster Moves)

Washingto..Open contract talks with FA-P-Jon Lester-ex Cubs..(193-111) 3.60-in career
Dodgers…Open contract talks with FA-3B-Marcus Semian-A’s
Yankees…P-Masahiro Tanaka rejects (1Y-15M) offer to sign
Braves…Reject OF-Marcel Ozuna (4Y-72M) demand in free agency
Toronto-Mets…Make final offers to Astros FA-OF-George Springer

Cubs..Sign FA-P-Shelby Miller…ex Braves-Arizona-Twins
Red Sox-Phillies…Trade..Boston deals 2B- CJ Chatham to Phillies

Julio Teheran..Anubal Sanchez…Tuesday Showcase sessions in Florida

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……………….(Hockey)……………..

Ducks-Minnesota Wild..Scoreless tie in 3rd period at Press Time…Goalies Cam Talbot-John Gibson goaltending duel….Ducks scored only 3-goals in 8-periods so far to start season.

Kings-Colorado…Tuesday night matchup

NJDevils..Sign FA-G-Aaron Dell-ex Maple Leafs
Toronto..Lose F-Nick Robertson-4W-knee injury

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………….(General)………….

English Premier League…
..Arsenal-W-Newcastle…Pierre Aubameyang goal for Gunners

PGA…Jon Raham pulls out of American Express Classic this weekend in Palm Springs that tees off on Thursday at PGA-West and LaQuinta.

Tennis…Australian Open confirms 72-players and staff have been placed in 14-day quarantine after travelling into Melbourne-because of positive tests on the chartered flights they were on…

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