Hacksaw’s Headlines-Tuesday

Posted by on February 27th, 2018  •  0 Comments  • 

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USD…Suspends coach Lamont Smith while it conducts probe of his arrest on 3-domestic abuse charges for incident at team hotel overnight on Saturday….was arrested Sunday morning at Oakland Airport…..Woman who filed charges-said she was in intimate relationship with Smith…..Called police at 12:20am from hotel…Woman was taken to a hospital for exam of minor injuries…Smith charged with domestic abuse…forced assault…false imprisonment… Smith-married-2 kids…in 3rd year as head coach…AD-Bill McGillis says he will lead probe and after gathering information make a determination on Smith’s status. .

Aztecs….F-Malik Pope practiced on Monday…could be reinstated for Tuesday game after turning over documents and answering questions inferno too compliance committee over allegations he may have secured a 1,400-loan from a marketing director..in house probe continues …after his name showed up on ledger in office of former player agent Andy Miller accused of paying money to players in college.

Arizona…Coach Sean Miller remains away from campus as probe continues as to his involvement with possible payoff of 100,000-to recruit.

Colorado State…Larry Eustachy to resign from Rams job…will get a 750,000-buyout….Coach involved in violent temper issues with players and staff twice in 3-year span…Record at CSU (122-79)

Eastern Kentucky….fires coach Dan McHale (38-55)…(11-20) this year.

Aztecs-Boise State…..SDSU (17-10)…won 4-in a row….(11-2) at home…..Boise (22-6) under coach Leon Rice.

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(NBA)

Lakers-W-Atlanta (123-104)….Lonzo Ball hits 4-straight 3-point shots….Brandon Ingram explodes for 15P in 3rd quarter and Lakers destroy Hawks in Atlanta……led by 26 in 3rd quarter Monday night action.

Clippers-at-Denver…Tuesday matchup

Dan Feagan…Longtime player agent killed when SUV is broadsided by buss on interstate off ramp near Aspen, Colorado….repped Dwight Howard-John Wall among others

Toronto…G-DeMar deRozan confirms he has been battling depression during his career.

Spurs…Kawhi Leonard to return to practice-individual workouts…Spent 3-weeks seeking 2nd and 3rd medical opinions for continued quad problems….Has played just 9-gaems this year.
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…..(Baseball)………

Padres-W-Angels (10-4)….Jordan Lyles 2-shutout innings in start….Hunter Renfroe HR…Franchy Cordero 2nd homer in 3-days…Padres (1-3) in spring…Shohei Ohtani-debut as DH…2-walks-RBI- single in 3-at bats.

Padres-vs-Seattle..Tuesday schedule…AA-pitching prospects Joey Luccehsi-Eric Lauer will pitch
Dodgers-vs-Texas
Angels-vs-Rockies

Dodgers-W-Texas (9-6_…Cody Bellinger RBI-triple…Kyle Farmer 3-hits-3RBI in win…P-Alex Wood struggles pitching out of stretch…(1inn-2R-2W-1H)

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(Roster Moves)

Angels….Express interest in FA-P-Greg Holland-41-saves last year.
Angels..Relief P-Andrew Bailey retires..career (3.15) had 3-years arm injuries
Mets..Sign FA-P-AJ Griffin-ex Texas.
Dodgers..Sign FA-C-Rocky Gale-ex Padres
Toronto..Sign FA-P-Seung-Hwan Oh-ex Cardinals.

(Injuries)

Mariners….P-Felix Hernandez leaves game pitching arm hit by line drive.
Yankees..OF-Clint Frazier-suffering post concussion syndrome.
White Sox…3B-Jake Burger-ruptured achilles tendon

(MLB)

San Francisco…Giants icon Orlando Cepeda remains in ICU with heart attack but upgraded to stage.

Red Sox…Slugger JD Martinez goes thru first workout.

Yankees..Impressive batting practice…Giancarlo Stanton 15-homers..Aaron Judge 10-homers…Russell Wilson 5HRs during BP..

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………..(Football)……….

NFL Combine….365-players begin arriving in Indianapolis for workouts….USC-QB-sam Darold only one yet to decide if he is throwing for the scouts.

NFL Salary Cap…Reports cap will go up form (167M) in 2017….to record (170M) in 2018.

New York….Report…NFL Commissioner Roger Goodall may hand out 2-different fines 500,000 each to Cowboys owner Jerry Jones…and force him to pay 1M in legal fees for his threats to sue the NFL owners over Goodall contract extension….and for his battle with the NFL over the 6-game discipline suspension to Ezekiel Elliott….violated rules ‘Conduct detrimental to league’.

New Orleans….Owner Tom Benson remains in ICU for 2nd week because of flu issues.

Jets…LB-Dylan Donahue-Arrested DUI…caught driving wrong way lane in Lincoln Tunnell at 2am Sunday….Was (.15) blood alcohol when arrested.

(NFL Teams)

Chiefs-Rams…….LA deals 2nd and 4th round picks for CB-Marcus Peters.

Bills..Sign FA-CB-Vontae Davis-ex Colts

Washington…Put LB-Su’a Cravens on trade block-had walked out on team last fall.

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Vikings….say they will not franchise tag QB-Case Keenum…cost would have been 24M.
Saints..will not offer S-Kenny Vaccaro a contract extension
Bears…Release LB-Pernell McPhee…S-Quentin Demps
Carolina..Release S-Kurt Coleman…DE-Charles Johnson
Chiefs..Release CB-Ron Parker

Browns..Sign FA-WR_Larry Pinkard-ex Jaguars

Atlanta..Report Falcons may release OG-Andy Levitre..LB-Brooks Reed-cap issues
Baltimore..May release RB-Danny Woodhead..WR-Jeremy Maclin-cap issues.

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(College)

Arizona State…Tempe police arrest former Sound Devil CB-Robbie Robinson making terrorist threat on social media….said he was going to buy a gun….spray a stadium….calls ASU fans-police ‘racist’….held on 50,000-bail.

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……..(Hockey)……….

LA Kings-Las Vegas (2-2) heading to overtime…Jeff Carter scored in first game back…Anzi Kopitar scored with (:11) left to force overtime……Monday night action

Kings-Golden Knights…Tuesday night matchup in Las Vegas.

Ducks..Sign FA-C-Chris Kelly from Team Canada-Olympics
Nashville..Sign FA-C-Mike Fisher-come out of retirement.

(Trading Deadline)…34-total deals …69-Players-36 Draft Picks

Winnipeg-St Lous…Blues send F-Paul Stasny to Jets in 3-for-1 deal.
Rangers-Tampa Bay..NY deals captain Ryan Mcdonough in 7-player deal.
Vancouver-Columbus..Canucks ship RW-Thomas Vanek to Jackets
Buffalo-San Jose..Sabres deal Evander Kane to Sharks for #1-#4
Detroit-Las Vegas..Winds dealt F-Tomas Tatar to Vegas for #1-2-3
Chicago-Nashville..Hawks deal F-Ryan Hartman to Nashville for #1-4
Ducks-Islanders..Anahiem moves C-Chris Wagner to NY for F-Jason Chimera
Edmonton-New Jersey…Oiles trade LW-Pat Maroon

Montreal-Toronto…Habs ship C-Tomas Plekanic to Leafs in 5-player deal
Rangers-Boston..NY deals C-Rick Nash to Bruins in 5-player trade
Ottawa-Pittsburgh..Senators C-Defrek Brassard goes to Penguins for #1-3
Rangers-Devils..NY moves F-Michael Grabner to Devils

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………(General)………..

Olympics….Final medal count
..Norway finishes with 39-medals…14-gold
..Germany second 31-medals…14-gold.
..Canada 29-medals-11 gold..
..USA 23-medals..just 90gold..lowest since 2008.
..Russia…drug scandals…jsut 2-gold medals.

Soccer…Paris Ste Germaine star Neymar carried off pitch with severe ankle injury

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