Hacksaw’s Headlines-Tuesday

Posted by on December 19th, 2017  •  0 Comments  • 

…..(Football)……

Chargers…Devastating siege of injuries….TE-Hunter Henry-lacerated kidney…..LB-Denzel Perryman-possible torn hamstring…DE-Corey Liuget-sprained knee…6-other player hurt in Kansas City loss.

Chargers…Release K-Travis Coon…missed field goal and PAT….Sign FA-K-Nick Rose-ex Redskins-was (10-11) on field goals.

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(Scoreboard)

Atlanta-W-Tampa Bay (24-21)……RB-Devonta Freeman (126Y) rushing…QB-Matt Ryan (212P-TD)…..Jameis Winston (299P-3TD)….Bucs have lost 9-of-11.

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(NFL)

Carolina..Owner Jerry Richardson steps down some 12-hours after he announces he is putting franchise up for sale….NFL will continue investigation into 4-alleageions of workplace harassment fueled by complaints by women employees of the Panthers…that Richardson touched them..spoke in sexual terms..used racial slur to black coach….Richardson being mocked by the media for continually saying he was building an organization of ‘integrity and trust’ while partaking in harassment of employees on a regular basis….Roger Goodall has now taken strong action against 3-of his closest allies, Robert Kraft..Jerry Jones and now Richardson.

Carolina…Coach Ron Rivera called incidents ‘serious’ but praised Richardson for all he did for the franchise.

Carolina…Music industry icon Sean ‘P Diddy’ Combs….NBA star Steph Curry….Spike Lee…Colin Kaeperneck-say they would like to put consortium together to bid on purchase of Panthers franchise.

CBS-TV…James Brown-lead studio analyst denies he sent a porn video from his twitter account late Sunday night…says his account was ‘hacked’.

NFL Network….Lawsuit filed against network says Talent exec Mark Watt created a ‘toxic cesspool’ of intimidation of female employees and those interviewed for jobs over a 4-year span and that females who complained were bullied…says NFL did nothing….Lurid testimony of victims given to NFL.

Carolina..Suspend LB-Thomas Davis for 2-games for headhunting hit in Packers game…’repeat offender’…had been fined 48,000-2-weeks ago for similar hits.

Cincinnati…Coach Marvin Lewis says he wants to coach in NFL next season…denies he told Bengals he was leaving at end of year-final year of contract.

Houston..Coach Bill O’Brien says he will not resign his position-has one year left on deal.

New England…Patriots refuse comment on their relationship with Tom Brady’s personal trainer-amid reports he has been banned from team road trips.

Giants..Interview Mark Ross-currentl Asst GM…for vacant GM job.

Steelers…Coach Mike Tomlin says it was ‘spilt milk’ over replay taking away TD pass at end of Patriots game…and sideline call to throw game win TD pass rather than tying field goal at end of loss to New England…’went for win-didm’t work’.

Steelers..QB-Ben Roethlisberger said call from sidelines was to go for game winning TD-not spike ball and go for FG at end of the game.

Raiders..WR-Michael Crabtree critical of NFL refs ordering him into concussion protocol on sidelines…wound up missing 4-plays at end of game…Doctors cleared him to return to play.

Raiders…QB-Derek Carr…’it’s on me for last play fumble into end zone-was trying to win game-tried to do too much’.

Packers..WR-Davantae Adams says NFL needs to discipline ‘head hunters in game after suffering concussion on brutal hit….’dangerous game and you have Pro Bowlers out there head hunting.

Arizona…bench QB-Blaine Gabbert after (16-41) passing day…0-TD-Int-4 fumbles…Drew Stanton will replace him.

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(Injuries)

Houston..QB-Tom Savage-remains in concussion protocol-out for year possibly.
Colts…IR-OC-Ryan Kelly-LB-Jon Boltic-Gone for year
Raiders..OT-Donald Penn-foot surgery
Steelers..WR-Antonio Brown-partial tear of calf-out 2W…

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(Roster Moves)

Jets..Release WR-Jeremy Kerley
Colts..Sign DE-Caraun Reid-ex Chargers-Lionss
Colts..Sign OG-Mark Glowinski-ex Seahawks

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(College)

San Diego State…Coach Rocky Long says Aztecs hope to sign 15-to-18 recruits jon Wednesday in early college football signing day…..Says 7-of recruits have been bombarded by calls from other schools within the last week-schools that had never been in on those players all years……Siad Rashaad Penny will return kicks and punts plus run the ball vs Army in Thursday Bowl game vs Army.

USC…Former Trojans recruit QB-Ricky Town-transfers to Pitt….ex-USC QB-Max Browne played-started there this year.

Oregon…Give Defensive coordinator Jim Levitt huge 1.3M contract to remain with Ducks.

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……..(Baseball)…………

Atlanta Braves…release 1B-Adrian Gonzalez-eating his (23.5M) final year contract….Gonzalez becomes a free agent….

Dodgers…Shopping OF-Matt Kemp to American League teams-where he could DH….Rangers may have interest.

Red Sox…Sign 1B-Mitch Moreland to new 2-year contract.

Twins..Sign FA-2B-Tony Featherstone-ex Angels…OF-James Ramsey-ex Indians

Seattle…Sell P-Andrew Albers to team in Japan.

Miami…OF-Christian Yelich and C-JT Realmuto ask Marlins to trade them rather than be part of massive rebuild.

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(MLB)

Cole Hamels….Donates 9.4M-Mansion and 100-acres of land to a children’s charity for camps…House and land in Western Missouri.

Washington…P-Stephen Strasburg says he injured his elbow having to change his between starts routine to pitch in All Star game….Was out 4-weeks.

Giants..Hire former pitcher Matt Bushman as Assistant GM to oversee minor league pitching.

Detroit…Legendary Tigers pitcher Frank Lary “Yankees Killer” passes away in Alabama-age (87)…was (27-10) vs New York in the Mantle-Maris era.

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(Teade Rumors)

Orioles-Arizona..discuss Manny Machardo deal…Marlins want P-Archie Bradley-OF-Brandon Drury and SS-Kel Marte as part of package.

Orioles-Cardinals..Continue Machard talks…Baltimore wants P-Casrson Kelly and Jordan Hicks as part of deal.

Orioles-Yankees…New York may have to part with 3B-Gleybar Torres and others to get Machardo.

Giants-Tampa Bay…Discuss deal for Rays 3B-Evan Longoria
Giants-Phillies..Discuss trade for Phillies 3B-Mikhail Franco
Indians-Mets..Continue talks about deal for 2B-Jason Kipnis
Phillies-Royals..Discussing trade for P-Danny Duffy.

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………(Basketball)……..

Aztecs….Full practices getting ready for Thursday game against nationally ranked Gonzaga….G-Trey Kell yet to go thru full practice because of ankle and thigh injuries…might sit out this game and then get ready for conference opener with Wyoming….

Aztecs…Coach Brian Dutcher…says ‘must get better on offense’……’know we will face zones-have to take good three’s-hit three’s also…..

Aztecs…G-Jeremy Hensley says ‘team is focused-playing nationally ranked Zags’

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Lakers-L-Golden State (116-114)….Kevin Durant buries long jumper with (:05) in overtime to give Warriors win in ugly game….Durant finished with 36-points….Lonzo Ball hit 3-baskets in overtime but got beat on final play of game by Durant…..Durant was (10-29) shooting….Klay Thompson (6-24)….Golden State big men were (16-43) and had to play without Steph Curry and Draymond Green out with injuries….Kyle Kouzma had 25 for LA in loss…..Lakers now have to play at Houston next. ……

Clippers-L-San Antonio (109-91)…LaMarcus Aldridge (19P)…Pao Gasol (8P-12R)….DeAndre Jordan (13P-14R) in LA loss ….

Kobe Bryant…Uniform numbers 8-24 both retired by Lakers…Coach Phil Jackson unable to attend ceremonies while in Montana….Among those attending…Jerry West-Shaq O’Neil-Bill Russell-Alan Iverson…Magic Johnson opened with statements…
..Greatest ever to wear Purple-Gold
..What did we witness..20-yers..5-NBA championships….the 81-point game…the 60-point farewell game.
..Excellene-drive-will to win…Mamba is the Man.
Bryant speech….
..Inspired by people who were great Lakers.
..Inspired by the Purple & Gold..
..Inspired by the tradition of Lakers fans

Carlos Boozer…longtime Chicago Bulls-Utah Jazz-Lakers..retires (36Y).

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………(Hockey)……….

Kings-W-Flyers (4-1)….Jon Quick 36-saves on road….Monday night game

Ducks-L-New Jersey Devils (5-3)…Stefan Noesen scores 2-goals in 3rd period in Ducks win…Noesen ex-Ducks player…..

Gulls…On winning streak after 3-straight wins…off till Friday game with Ontario.

Montreal…D-Shea Weber-Reinsures foot-out for 3-weeks.

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