Hacksaw’s Headlines-Tuesday

Posted by on March 8th, 2022  •  0 Comments  • 


MLB-Union..No negotiations on Monday …Lawyers did exchange phone calls….and both sides agreed to meet on Tuesday…as Lockout moves to Day-7…Report Owners preparing a new offer to change money values in certain categories:
..Owners reportedly ready to increase Luxury Tax threshold above 220M but only if Union lowers its demands for 85M-Rookie Pool.
..Union asked that MLB cut back on International games in Mexico City, Melbourne, San Jose and South Korea.
..Union asked for upgrades on minor league contracts
..Union wants 1st year players to earn (59,500)..owners offered (49,800)
..Union wants 2nd contract players pay (118,200)..owners offered (99,400)
..Union wants players paid for entire 162-game schedule

Yankees…President Randy Levine breaks owners silence on lockout…
..There is not an unlimited amount of money out there for owners to spend
..The Covid pandemic crippled us-losing 3B in one year
..We cannot go back and make up parts of a bad deal made 5-years ago
..We cannot shutdown the entire season over this CBA-a deal to be made

Cactus League-Grapefruit Circuit…Take a 1.3B hit to spring training cities with cancellation of games.


Seattle..Hires Dave Eiland as pitching consultant..longtime MLB pitching coach
Dodgers..1B-Max Muncy says completely healed from elbow injury in fall

St Louis..P-Kwang Kim signs 4Y-deal with Landers in Korean League
Dodgers..Sign FA-OF-Ty Kelly-ex Mets-Phillies.

Chargers….Face 1pm Deadline on status FA-WR Mike Williams…Can Franchise Tag him at (18.7M)….Sign him to multiyear deal…or let him test the free agent market…Had career best (76R-1146Y-9TD) last season
Chargers…Express interest in Rams FA-LB-Von Miller….Broncos and Rams also in likely bidding

Tampa Bay..Will franchise tag WR-Chris Godwin (18.7M)
Kansas City..Franchise Tag OT-Orlando Brown (16.7M)
Chiefs..Will let S-Tyrann Mathieu test free agent market
Browns..Franchise Tag TE-David Njoku (13.6M)
Browns..May release OC-JC Tretter-clear 8M cap space
Cowboys..DE-DeMarcus Lawrence refuses to take pay cut from (19M) deal
Cowboys..not franchise tag DE-Randy Gregory-let him test free agency
Cowboys..Offer WR-Michael Gallup 10M a year contract
Patriots..Release LB-Kyle Van Noy-clears 5M-cap space
Carolina..Will let CB-Stephon Gilmour test free agency
Carolina..Redo contract LB-Shaq Thompson..clears 5M-cap space
Miami..Let DE-Emmanuel Ogbah test free agency
Steelers..Will let WR-JuJu Smith..Ray Ray McLeond..James Washington test free agency

NFL..announces salary cap will go from 182M this year to record 208M for 2022…Cap has gone up in last six years from (155M-to-208M) because of success of league

Atlanta..NFL suspends star WR-Calvin Ridley for 2022 season after probe shows he bet on NFL games last November while away from team with mental health issues…Falcons gain 11M cap space by suspension of his contract but retain his rights.  Club not saying if Ridley has a gambling addiction and that was reason for leaving team in 2021…Caught 90 passes in 2020

Colts..Veteran TE-Jack Doyle retires because of injuries.

Lions..Hire Cam Davis as DL-coach assistant-ex Lamar University
Colts..Announce they will hire 2-minority coaches as part of Tony Dungy Fellowship

Bills…NY state says it is finalizing a deal for a 1.4B stadium outside Buffalo
..Bills will pay 200M
..NFL 150M
..New York State 850M

CFL-Toronto Argonauts..Sign DE-Jachal Polite-ex LA Rams

ESPN..Negotiating to sign Joe Buck to join Troy Aikman in Monday Night Football crew
Amazon..Sign Kirk Herbstreit-ex ESPN as NFL analyst for Thursday night broadcasts
(College Football)

LSU..Lands Transfer QB-Jayden Daniels-ex Arizona State.

Aztecs…G-Matt Bradley named Mountain West Conference Newcomer of Year and named 2nd team all conference….C-Nathan Mensah named Defensive player of year and 3rd team all conference.

Aztecs…Off till Thursday MWC tourney game…Player winner of Fresno-San Jose play in game

UCLA-USC…Off till Thursday Pac 12-tourney game

USD…Begin search to replace fired Sam Scholl as coach..Toreros (27-52) last 3-years…top candidates:
..Mike Burns-Boise State assistant
..Darren Savino-UCLA assistant
..Rick Croy-Cal Baptist
..Erik Olson-UCSD

AP Poll…1-Gonzaga (24-3)..2-Arizona (28-3)..3-Baylor (26-5)..4-Auburn..5-Kentucky…13-UCLA..21-USC

Wake Forest..Contract extension CoachSteve Forbes (23-8)
Georgetown..Report struggling coach Patrick Ewing signed a 3-year extenson last off season and school is stuck with contract…Hoyas went (6-22)..lost 19-in a row.


Lakers-L-San Antonio (117-110)…Lakers lose ugly game to Spurs (24-40) team…San Antonio built 14-point lead..came back to take small lead…Dejounte Murray (26P)….Spurs shot 55%….Lakers shot 47%….LA had 5-in double figures…but committed 25-fouls in loss…Spurs won despite horrid (15-29) free throw shooting and 17-turnovers …Greg Popovich ties Don Nelson with most wins in career (1335) vicories……Monday game…Lakers (28-36)…lost 13-of-17 games.

Lakers..G-LeBron James pulled from lineup-knee soreness after (56P) game on weekend

Lakers…The Athletic reporting owner Jeannie Buss is using Phil Jackson as consultant on teams roster problems

Clippers-at-Golden State..Tuesday game..LA (34-32)

NY Knicks..NBA fines F-Julius Randle 50,000-abuse of official
Minnesota..NBA fines F-Malik Beasley for touching official

Toronto ..G-Malachi Flynn-major hamstring injury..averaging (16P-4R-5A) game
Brooklyn-76ers…Ben Simmons will be with Nets for game in Philadelphia after trade
Cavs..C-Jarrett Allen-fractured finger

Denver…Nikola Jokic scores 30P in 4th quarter in 46-point game vs Pelicans

Kings-W-Boston (3-2) OT……Andreas Athanasious game winner in OT…..Monday game…Kings (32-19-7) in 2nd place..won 10-of-13

Ducks-at-Chicago..Tuesday game …Anaheim (27-22-9) holding onto 5th place..Djucks lost 7-of-11

Red Wings..Sign FA-D-Olli Juolevi-ex Vancouver-Florida
Islanders..Sign FA-C-Austin Czarnik-ex Seattle

Washington..LW-Carl Hagelin-emergency ice surgery
Ottawa..Put G-Matt Murray on IR-knee injury
Buffalo..F-Alex Tuch-knee injury-hit goal post
Oilers..IR-D-Tyson Barrie-possible concussion

Liga Mx…Cancels games Sunday and Monday after violence in fans results in possibly 17-deaths in game in Queretaro vs Atlas…Brawls in stands may have involved 50-gang members…Liga suspends 5-officials of Queretaro club.

English Premier League…Scoreboard
..Hot Spurs-W-Everton (5-0)..Harry Kane-2 goals

English Premier League… …Reviewing proposal that teams be allowed 5-substitutions per game for next year rather than three.

Manchester United..Coach Ralf Rangnick rips team for lack of mental toughess after blowout loss to Manchester City….United (13-7-8).

Formula 1..Team McLaren signs Lando Norris to contract extension thru 2025
Formula 1…Haas team hires Pieto Fittipaldi to replace fired Russian driver Nikita Mazipen.



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