Hacksaw’s Headlines-Tuesday

Posted by on January 2nd, 2018  •  0 Comments  • 

………(Bowl Games)………..

Rose Bowl
..Georgia-W-Oklahoma (54-48) 2OT…RB-Sonny Michel runs 22Y-TD out of ‘Wild Dog’ formation in 2nd overtime to cap amazing comeback win over Sooners…,Georgia blocked Oklahoma FG attempt in 2nd overtime to get the chance to win….Sooners exploded in first half to build 17-ponit lead behind Baker Mayfield-Rod Anderson….Dogs scored 24-points in a row to take the lead..Mayfield threw for 200Y in first half to build big lead…Georgia climbed back into game with TD runs of 38-Sonny Michel and 50-Nick Chubb….Michel finished with (181R)…Chubb (145R) in win….Mayfield (287P) but took 3-sacks and threw a pick….Anderson (201R) in loss….Highest scoring and longest game in Rose Bowl history.

Sugar Bowl
..Clemson-L-Alabama (24-6)….Crimson Tide defense 2-interceptions off deflections-results in 2-TDs in (:13) span in 2nd quarter….Tide defense pounded Clemson QB-Kelly Bryant (18-36) 124P in lopsided win….Tide QB-Jalen Hurt (120P-40R)……Tide gave up just (188Y) to high powered Tigers offense…..Championship game next week matches Nick Saban-vs-Kirby Smart-his longtime assistant…..

Outback Bowl
..South Carolina-W-Michigan (26-19)….Wolverines blow (19-3) lead….Gamecocks QB-Jake Bentley 21-53TD in come from behind win…SC defense 2-picks.

Peach Bowl
..UCF-W-Auburn (34-27)…Knights intercept pass in end zone to kill final rally for win that makes them (13-0)…QB-McKenzie Milton (242P-116R-3TD) in win…Auburn QB-Jarrett Stidman (331P-TD) 1-Interception-1 Fumble…in loss.

Citrus Bowl
..Notre Dame-W-LSU (21-17)..Irish QB Ian Book comes off bench throws 55Y-TD
pass with (1:28) left for win…Book (164P-2TD)…LSU’s Dan Ettling (229-2TD) in loss.

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(NFL)

(Coaching)

Arizona..Bruce Arians retires in tearful press conference…(49-30-1) in career-health issues…Cardinals ask permission to interview Jim Schwartz-Eagles..Pat Shurmtur-Vikings..John DeFillipo-Eagles..Brian Flores-Patriots.

Bears..Fire John Fox-coach…(14-34) in 3-years…Will interview John DeFillipo for post.

Colts..Fire Chuck Pagano..(4-12) season..3-straight non playoff years…Will interview Steve Wilks-Carolina..Josh McDaniels-Patriots…Dave Toub-Chiefs.

Detroit..Fire Jim Caldwell-miss playoffs 2-of-3 years…will interview Matt Patricia-Patriots…Matt Vrabel-Houstonk…Winston Moss-Packers…Pat Shurmur-Vikings

Giants..Begin interviews with Steve Wilks-Carolina…Josh McDaniels-Matt Patricia-Patriots.

Raiders….Fire Jack Del Rio…..Jon Gruen-heir apparent…want to hire Jets assistant John Morton as Off Coor.

Packers..Demote GM-Ted Thompson…will consider Eli Wolfe from within.

Bengals…Meet with Coach Marvin Lewis-no determination on future yet after meeting with owner Mike Brown.

Houston…GM-Rick Smith takes leave of absence to be with wife during battle with cancer…Status of coach Bill O’Brien still unresolved.

Denver…John Elway informs Vance Joseph he will return as head coach….Broncos fire OL-coach Jeff Davidson..Brock Olivo-special teams coach…Ty Tolbert-WR coach…Eric Studesville-RB coach.

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(Injuries)

Chiefs…KR-DeAnthony Thomas..surgery-fractured leg..headed to IR.

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(Draft)

Order of Selection established…1-Browns…2-Giants..3-Colts…4-Browns…5-Broncos…6-Jets…7-Bucs…8-Bears…9-49ers…10-Raiders…..Chargers will choose 17th in first round.

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………(Basketball)……..

Aztecs-Colorado State….SDSU (9-4 )host struggling Rams team.
Aztecs…F-Teki Caesar-Gill leaves program with injury issues.

(NBA)

Lakers-L-Minnesota (114-96)….Jimmy Butler (28P)…Karl Anthony Townes (16P-13R)…Timberwolves won 7-of-8….Lakers slide continues 7-row and l0-of-11…….Monday Night game.

Clippers-vs-Memphis…Tuesday night game…

LaVar Ball….father says his sons LeMelo and LiAngelo leave today for Lithuania…will join Prienu team…1st game will be January 9th…in Baltic League.

Rockets…G-James Harden-out 2W-hamstring.
Clippers..G-Austin Rivers-strained Achillies

Thunder…G-Patrick Patterson-fined 10,000 for criticizing NFB refs on twitter.

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…….(Baseball)……..

MLB….2-of-10 top free agents have signed contracts….Still unsigned…
..JD Martinez-Arizona
..Eric Hosmer-Mike Moustankas-Lorenzo Cain-Royals
..Yu Darvish-Dodgers
..Jake Arrieta-Cubs
..Lance Lynn-Cardinals
..Greg Holland-Rockies.

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(Hockey)

LA Kings-at-Edmonton…Tuesday night matchup..Kings won just 3-of-last 8-games
Ducks-at-Vancouver…Anaheim won 4-of-5 heading into game

US Olympic Team…Names 21-man roster…headed by ex Buffalo-Montreal captain Brian Gionta….Harbard star Ryan Donato…and top players in KHL-D-Matt Gilroy and G-Ryan Zaploski…..NHL not allowing players to play in Winter Olympics.

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….(General)……..

(Soccer)

..Manchester United-W-Everton (2-0)…Man U moves into 2nd place.
Liverpool-W-Bruney….16-match unbeaten streak…score in 94th minute win.

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