Hacksaw’s Headlines-Wedneday

Posted by on March 13th, 2019  •  0 Comments  • 

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Chargers…Sign FA-LB-Thomas Davis (36Y)…longtime star Carolina Panthers…(2Y-10.5M) deal….3X Pro Bowler…has come back from 3-torn knee ligament surgeries.

Chargers…Apparently losing WR-Tyrell Williams (17YPC)…in Pittsburgh negotiating with Steelers….Had talked to Raiders also.

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(Free Agent Visits)…31 -Free Agent Signings on Tuesday..

(Trades)

Giants-Browns..Trade-NY deals WR-Odell Beckham to Cleveland for S-Jabrill Peppers and #1-#3 draft picks…Browns inherit (5Y-98M) contract in deal.

Chiefs-49ers…Trade-Kansas City ships LB-Dee Ford to San Francisco for #2 pick….Ford signs (5Y-98M) contract extension.

(Visits)

Le’Veon Bell-RB-Steelers…has 6-contract offers…Jets-Packers appear to be finalists….Ravens-pulled out of bidding on Tuesday…..

Mark Ingram-RB-Saints…visited Ravens on Tuesday.

Ziggie Ansuh-DE-Lions..visited Packers-Bills-49ers-Saints

Tyrell Williams-WR-Chargers..visits Steelers

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NY Jets..Sign FA-LB-CJ Mosely-ex Ravens
NY Jets..FA-LB-Anthony Barr-renegs on deal-re-signs Minnesota

Tennessee..Signs FA-OG-Roger Safford-ex Rams
Tennessee..Signs FA-DE-Cam Wake-ex Miami

Arizona..Sign FA-LB-Akeem Hicks-ex Eagles-(4Y-32M) deal
Arizona..Sign FA-OG-JR Swezy-ex Seahawks
Arizona..Sign FA-QB-Brett Hundley-ex Seahawks

Atlanta..Sign FA-OT-James Carpenter-ex Jets
Atlanta..Sign FA-OT-Jamon Brown-ex Rams

Buffalo..Sign FA-WR-Cole Beasley-ex Cowboys-(4Y-27M)
Buffalo..Sign FA-WR-John Brown-ex Ravens
Buffalo..Sign FA-OT-Ty Nsekhe-ex Redskins
Buffalo…Sign FA-OG-Jon Feliciano-ex Raiders

Carolina..Sign FA-OC-Matt Paradis-ex Broncos

Browns..Sign FA-DT-Sheldon Richardson-ex Vikings-Jets-Seattle
Browns…Visit with FA-S-Earl Thomas-ex Seahawks

Packers..Sign FA-LB-ZaDarius Smith-ex Ravens
Packers..Sign FA-OT-Billy Turner-ex Broncos
Packers..Sign FA-S-Adrian Amos-ex-Bears
Packers..Sign FA-LB-Preston Smith-ex Redskins

Houston..Sign FA-CB-Bradley Robey-ex Broncos
Houston..Sign FA-S-Tashaun Gipson-ex Jaguars-Browns

Bears..Sign FA-KR-Cordarelle Patterson-ex Patriots

Saints..Sign FA-RB-LaTavius Murray-ex Vikings

NYGiants..Sign FA-S-Antoine Bethea-ex Giants

Steelers..Sign FA-CB-Steve Nelson-ex Chiefs

Tampa Bay..Sign FA-LB-Deone Buchanan-ex Arizona
Tampa Bay..Sign FA-P-Brad Pinion-ex 49ers
Tampa Bay..Sign FA-WR-Breshard Perriman-ex Browns
Tampa Bay..Sign FA-K-Cairo Santos-ex Chiefs

Chiefs..Sign FA-LB-Damien Wilson-ex Cowboys

Lions..Sign FA-OT-Audray Aboushi-ex Seattle

Vikings..Re-sign LB-Anthony Barr
Miami..Re-sign WR-Davante Parker
Patriots..Tender offer to WR-Josh Gordon-currently suspended
Steelers..Re-sign injured LB-Ryan Shazier-recover spine injury
Saints..Re-sign QB-Ted Bridgewater
Saints..Tender offer to injured WR-Dez Bryant

Tampa Bay..Release P-Bryan Anger-3M cap savings
Packers..Release LB-Nick Perry-plagued by injuries 3-years row

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(NFL)

Miami…Longtime FB-Joe Auer passes away (77Y).

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(College Football)

FBI-Hands out indictments to 34-people….arrested ringleader of College Prep Placement program that bribed school coaches to falsify documents allowing athletes to get enrolled in elite academic programs….William Singer was CEO of service-took in 25M over nearly a decade….Fingered UCLA-USC-Texas-Georgetown-Stanford-USD-Wake Forest-Yale…..College Prep Counselling-Newport Beach operated for 8-years..paying coaches or administrators 130,000 to 2M to falsify documents to get students enrolled….sports included golf-tennis-water polo-volleyball…..Well to do Parents paid service who hired people to take SAT-ACT tests for students…Actress Facility Huffman paid 250,000 for a 3rd party to take SAT entrance exams for her daughters…..Actress Linda Laughlin paid 150,000 for false applications for children….Scandal involves Elisabeth Kimmel-former owner of KFMB in San Diego who also paid 450,000-in fees for fake identity for her children to get into USC-Georgetown….Bonds see at 250,000 to 1M each for each indicted..

..USC-Fires Associate AD-Donna Heinel and legendary water polo coach Jovan Vovic-16 NCAA titles-for taking bribes.
..UCLA-Suspends soccer coach Jorge Salcedo for taking money.
..Yale-Soccer coach took 400,000 in bribes
..Georgetown-Tennis coach was paid 2.7M over nearly a decade

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……..(Baseball)………..

Padres-Reds….Tuesday night split squad action-Rained out in 1st inning

Padres-A’s….Split squad game…Rained out with Padres leading (3-1)…Manny Machado hit 3R-HR before game postponed.

Padres-Angels…Wednesday night game in Arizona

Padres..Former OF-Kevin Ward passes away from cancer (57Y)…played in early 1990s for Padres.

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Dodgers-Angels…Both off on Tuesday

Dodgers-White Sox…Tuesday night game.

Dodgers…put OF-Andrew Toles on restricted list-has never reported to camp Sith personal problems.

Angels..Renew contract of Shohei Ohtani-will make 650,000 this year coming off elbow surgery despite winning Rookie of Year last year.

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(Roster Moves)

Tampa Bay…Discusses offering FA-P-Craig Kimbrel (1Y-20M) contract.

Mets..Option OF-Tim Tebow to AAA-Syracuse
Mets..Option P-Walker Lockett to AAA-Syracuse

Giants..Option P-Keyvious Sampson to AAA.

Seattle..Release 2B-Dustin Ackley

Houston..P-Francis Martes hit with 80G suspension for HGH use while recovering from elbow surgery.
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(Injuries)

Royals..P-Danny Duffy-throws 1st time off mound-has had shoulder tightness.

Yankees..OF-Aaron Hicks-cortisone injection in ailing back.

Tampa Bay…P-Jose DeLeon throws live batting practice first time-coming off elbow surgery.

White Sox…P-Michael Kopeck placed on 60-Day-DL.

Cubs..P-Pedro Strop-hamstring injury-could be out 3-weeks.

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……(Basketball)……….

Lakers-W-Chicago (123-107)..Lakers wipe out 16-point deficit…LeBron James (36P)..Kantavius Pope (24P)..Kevin Kuzma (21P)…..Lakers shoot (54%)….hit 13-3’s in win….Tuesday night….Lakers lost 9-of-13

Clipper-Portland…LA led (52-50) at halftime at Press-Time..Tuesday night

Oklahoma City…G-Russell Westbrook-25,000 fine for angry obscenity laced tirade at Utah Jazz fans on Monday.

Toronto..F-Sergei Ibaka-3 game suspension fine for throwing 6-punches in fight with Cavaliers C-Marques Chriss after hard foul on layup.

Boston…Celtics coaching staff unhappy with players ….lost 6-of-9….gave up 140P in Monday loss to Clippers.

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SDSU…Aztecs leave for Mountain West tourney on Wednesday…play UNLV on Thursday….State is (14-1) vs Running Rebels in last 5-years…..won 7-in row against UNLV in tourney play…is (8-1) at Thomas & Mack Center vs UNLV in recent years….UNLV leads series (36-35).

USD…Returns home after losing in semi final WCC playoff game to St-Mary’s…finishes season with 20-wins for 2nd year in a row…will await a possible bid to CIT tourney.

Gonzaga…Top ranked Zags lose in WCC championship game to St-Mary’s (60-47) in stunning upset in Las Vegas…..Gonzaga (2-17) on 3’s…shot 37% in game…Gaels had 3-starters in double figures….Gonzaga is (30-3) on season.

Penn..Former coach Jerome Allen confirms he took 300,000 from wealthy Florida family to use ‘an exception slot’ to bring in a player to Quakers program and get him into Wharton Business school…Athlete never played basketball at Penn.

Rutgers..C-Issa Thiam expelled from school…faces deportation to Senegal for knife assault on woman on campus
Niagra..Fires coach Chris Casey.

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………(Hockey)…….

Ducks-Nashville……Anaheim led (3-0) in 2nd period at Press-Time…Ryan Getzlaf-Jakub Silfverberg scored first period goals……Tuesday night action

NHL…Clears Toronto D-Morgan Reilly of allegations he used homophobic slur in game against Tampa Bay.

Ottawa…Sign college FA-F-Max Verroneau…scored 144P-Princeton
Vancouver..Sign college FA-D-Josh Teves from Princeton

San Diego Gulls-at-Bakersfield….Wednesday AHL action…Gulls in 3rd place in Pacific Division with (66P)…lost back to back home games on weekend.

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……(General)……..

PGA….Tiger Woods admits neck issues are a direct result of Back Fusion Surgery of last year….has had neck problems in both the LA Open and Mexico City tourneys….has had 2-weeks of therapy…will play this weekend at Sawgrass in TPC tourney.

Tennis…Indian Wells…Novak Djokovic upset by journeyman Philip Kohlschreiber (6-4, 6-4)….2nd seed Rafael Nadal did win…..top seed Naomi Osaka upset (6-3, 6-1) in her match…2nd seed Simona Halep beaten in 3-sets….

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