Hacksaw’s Headlines-Tuesday

Posted by on December 12th, 2017  •  0 Comments  • 

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NFL Network….Suspends Hall of Famer Marshall Faulk-ex Aztec and Rams-Colts star…..and fellow analysts Heath Evans and Ike Thomas after they are named in massive sexual harassment lawsuit filed by former Network employee Jamie Cantor….She charges Faulk continually asked her invasive sexual questions about her private life….and attempted to fondle her on multiple parts of her body…..Taylor was sued for sending video of he masturbating in a shower…..Evans was removed for rude comments…..Executive producer also named in suit for sending sexual pictures of himself to the woman.

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Padres…Open winter baseball meetings pursuing a shortstop…In contact with Reds FA-SS-Zack Cosart (.314) last year….continue talks with Phillies about SS-Freddy Galvis….make contact with FA-1B-Carlos Santana-Indians.

Padres…Continue to field phone calls on relief ace Brad Hand…some calls on OF-Hunter Renfroe….3B-Yanger Solarte.

Dodgers…Payroll now at 205M-club is paying a luxury tax of 50% on every dollar over the 197M-threshold.

Dodgers…Trying to move 1B-Adrian Gonzalez (23M) and P-Scott Kazmir (16M)…Gonzalez has no trade clause in contract.
Dogers..Sign FA-P-Guillermo Zungia-ex Braves prospect

Angels..Make contact with FA-P-CC Sabathia-Yankees…have room for a 15M contract…Sabathia was (14-5) last year.
Angels..Sign FA-OF-Rymer Liriano-ex Padres-Braves
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(MLB)

Derek Jeter…says ‘no regrets’ trading Giancarlo Stanton to Yankees…got a very good deal…says Stanton forced trade….Marlins business model is broken.

Giancarlo Stanton…met with Media at Winter Meetings…says he gave Jeter his ‘no trade list’ before talks began and told him he would not accept deal to Giants-Cardinals but Jeter went ahead and tried to make trade and jam it down his throat.

Yankees..Hire Josh Bard-Dodgers as bench coach…Phil Nevin-Giants-as 3rd base coach.

Atlanta..Hire Alex Tamin-Dodgers-as Director Baseball Operations-4th LA front office exec to leave since November.

Giants..Say they will not sign any free agent who rejected tender offer from their club-not willing to give up draft picks.
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(Free Agent Deals)

Cubs..Sign P-Brandon Morrow-ex Dodgers-Padres
Cardinals…Sign P-Luke Gregorson-ex Astros
Phillies..Sign P-Pat Neshek-ex Rockies
Texas..Sign P-Chris Martin-Nippon Ham Fighters-(1.15-ERA) in Japan
Houston..Sign C-Tim Fedorowicz-ex Dodgers
Tampa Bay..Sign 2B-Joey Wendl-ex A’s
Pirates..Sign 2B-Engel Vielma-ex Phillies
Seattle..Sign OF-Cam Perkins-ex Phillies
Seattle..Sign SS-Gord Beckham-ex White Sox

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(Teams)

Houston..Meet with FA-P-Yu Darvish-Dodgres..Jake Arrieta-Cubs
Cardinals..Meet with FA-1B-Eric Hosmer-Royals
Giants..Meet with FA-3B-Mike Moustakas-Royals
Washington..Meet with P-Hector Rondon-Cubs
Boston..meet with P-CC Sabathia-Yankees
Mets..meet with P-Tommy Hunter-Tampa Bay
Texas..Negotiate with C-Rene Rivera-ex Padres-Tampa Bay
Rockies..meet with OF-Jay Bruce

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(Trade Rumors)

Yankees-Pirates…deal for P-Gerrit Cole
Yankees-Giants..deal for 3B-Chase Headley
Yankees…deal for OF-Jacoby Ellsbury-NY to pay 30M-of-68M on contract
Mets-Texas…deal P-Matt Harvey for SS-Jurickson Profar
Mets-Orioles..deal P-Matt Harvey for P-Brad Brach
Giants-Marlins..open trade talks for OF-Marcel Ozuna
Cardinals-Miami…deal for OF-Marcel Ozuna or OF-Christian Yelich
Orioles-Phillies..deal for SS-Manny Machardo
Cardinals-Tampa Bay…deal for 3B-Evan Longoria
Mets-Tampa Bay…deal for P-Alex Colome
Cubs-Tampa Bay..deal for P-Alex Cobb
Colorado-Tampa Bay..deal for P-Alex Colome
White Sox-Red Sox…deal 1B-Jose Abreu for OF-Jackie Bradley
A’s-Reds..discuss deal for OF-Adam Duvall.
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……..(Football)……….

Chargers….TV Ratings for Sunday games in San Diego
..Chargers-Redskins had 12.3-rating…last year 24-rating for week 14
..Rams-Eagles….had 9.6 rating going head to head with Chargers
..Steelers-Ravens..Sunday night game 12.2-rating.

Chargers….RB-Andre Williams…broke wrist on final carry-Sunday-surgery

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(Scoreboard)

New England-L-Miami (27-20)….RB-Kenyan Drake (193APY)…QB-Jay Cutler throws 3TD-passes…CB-Xavien Howard 2-interceptions…QB-Tom Brady out of sync all night….Patriots (0-13) on 3rd down conversions….Snaps Pats 8-game winning streak….New England was unbeaten in 14-road games in a row.

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(Injuries)

Eagles..QB-Carson Wentz-MRI-shows torn knee ligament-no other damage

Arizona..IR-OT-Jered Veldheer-elbow
Buffalo..QB-Nathan Peterman in concussion protocol
Packes..CB-Dave House-stress fracture back
Houston..QB-Tom Savage remains in concussion protocol
Chiefs..IR-S-Steven Terrell-shoulder
Vikings..OT-Riley Reiff-ankle…C-Pat Elfin-shoulder
Jets..QB-Josh McCown-surgery-broken hand
Tampa Bay..DT-Gerald McCoy-torn bicep
Colts..CB-Pierre Desir-surgery-torn pectoral

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(Teams)

Redskins…Coach Jay Gruden….Upset Monday press conference…sad-near hopeless….”I’ve regressed”….Players upset ‘had blah week of practice last week’…..’Just doing what coaches ask us to do’……’Do players give a damn?’….Washington now (5-8)

Seattle….Viewed as sore losers after 3-players ejections at end of loss to Jaguars.

Jacksonville…Identify 4-ticket holders who threw debris on Seahawks players at end of game…Send video to NFL of Seahawks players targeting knee of Offensive center.

Houston…Coach Bill O’Brien says he does not believe job in jeopardy.

Houston…TJ Yates to start at QB after loss of Tom Savage.

Browns..Coach Hue Jackson says team making progress despite (0-13) record.

Bengals…Coach Marvin Lewis refuse talk about his future…Cincinnati lost 17-of-27 games since last October.

Bengals..QB-Andy Dalton..”we didn’t come to play’…team now (5-8)

Seattle…Injured 2nd round pick Malik McDowell arrested in Atlanta in bar-incident over unpaid bill..missed entire season
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(College)

Michigan…Ole Miss QB-Shea Patterson transfers in….Has 3-years eligibility left and can play immediately because of Rebels NCAA-sanctions.

SMU…Interested in talking to former Texas Tech and Cal coach Sonny Dykes.

Tennessee…New AD-Phil Fulmer says he will help new coach Jeremy Pruitt going on road to recruit.

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……..(Basketball)……….

LaVar Ball….sons LiAngelo and LaMelo sign contract to play in semi pro league in Lithuania.

Lakers…Tuesday night matchup at Madison Square Garden vs Knicks….NY tabloids go after LaVar Ball says his continued public comments are making his son Lonzo a ‘targeted’ player for fans and opponents.

Clippers-W-Toronto (96-91)….C-DeAndre Jordan (14P-17R)….Milo Geodesic (12P) in first game after missing entire season with injuries…Monday night action….

Charlotte Hornets…C-Cody Zeller-out 6W-knee scope surgery

Matt Barnes…longtime NBA forward announces retirement after 15-seasons…former UCLA star.

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….(Hockey)………

Anaheim Ducks-W-Carolina Hurricane (3-2)….Costly win…F-Corey Perry taken to hospital with possibly serious leg injury…may have fracture after running into Hurricane player….Logan Shaw sores goal-adds assist in Ducks win……..Monday night NHL action

Kings-at-New Jersey……Tuesday night action….Kings have won 8-games in row

Gulls…Open 3-game homestead on Wednesday vs Stockton Heat

Ottawa..F-Alex Burrows hit with 5,000-fine for butt end penalty.
Las Vegas..G-Marc Andre Fleury returns from IR…groin injury-lst week of season
Toronto..F-Auston Matthews misses practice…possible concussion
Vancouver..F-Sven Baertsihl-out 8-W-shoulderl….already lost F-Bo Horvat-6W-fractured foot

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