Hacksaw’s Headlines-Wednesday

Posted by on October 10th, 2018  •  0 Comments  • 

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Chargers…Longtime owner Alex Spanos passes away-age 95-had been suffering from dementia for a decade…Bought team in 1984 for 70-million….Highlite of ownership was hiring Bobby Beathard as General Manager…and then the hiring of Marty Schottenheimer in the rebuilding of the team…and GM-John Butler….Turned the team over to son Dean Spanos in 1994-who moved the team to Los Angeles in 2017.

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(Roster Moves)

Eagles-Bills..Report Philadelphia inquires about possible trade for RB-LeSean McCoy.
Eagles-Steelers…Eagles talk to Pittsburgh about deal for RB-Le’Veon Bell.

Buffalo..Sign FA-QB-Derek Anderson-ex Carolina-Browns
Colts..Sign FA-S-Mike Mitchell-ex Steelers
Jaguars..Sign FA-RB-Jamal Charles-ex Chiefs
Chiefs..Sign FA-LB-Frank Zombo
Cowboys..Sign FA-CJ Goodwin-ex Bengals
Cowboys..Sign FA-S-Darius Thompson-ex Giants

Cowboys..Release S-Isaiha Campbell
Arizona..Release LB-Arthur Motas
Titans..Release QB-Austin Davis…WR-Nick Williams
Bengals..Release RB-Thomas Rawls
Bengals..Workout FA-TE-Clive Wolford
Arizona..Wokout FA-Ks-Kai Forth-Daniel Carlson…WR-Rishard Matthews

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(Injuries)

Chiefs..IR-OT-Laurent Tardif-ankle
Houston..IR-S-Tayvon Webster-quad

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(NFL)

Steelers..WR-Antonio Brown-sued for throwing furniture off a 14th floor balcony of a hotel.

Chicago..RB-George Taliaferro-dies (93)-1st black player drafted in NFL in 1949.

AAF-Alliance Football-announces more coaching hirings-assistants
..Birmingham..RB-Cadillac Williams..DB-Marty Bayless..DT-Ray Hamilton
..Memphis..S-Dennis Thurman…QB-David Lee
..San Antonio..CB-Jim Grobe…Def Coor-Bill Bradley
..Atlanta..TE-Pete Metzelaars..RB-Jim Hofher.

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(College)

Nebraska…Blocks RB-Greg Bell from transferring to Oregon State…3-Cornhuskers had transferred prior.

Boise State..DT-David Moa-will miss the rest of season with torn calf…S-DeAndre Pierce-lacerated spleen.

USC..S-Bubba Bolden withdraws from school…had been suspended 28-months after incident at party….School Student Judicial Board metered out discipline….School did not hold discipline hero.

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…..(Baseball)………

(Scoreboard)

Yankees-L-Red Sox….(4-3)…….Yankees wild 9th inning rally falls short…..Loaded bases off relief ace Craig Kimbrel-Scored 2-runs before game saving catch-throw from Eduardo Nunez-and diving catch by Steve Pearce at 1st base saved the game……Boston jumped on CC Sabathia for 3-runs in 3rd inning….Ian Kindler RBI double..Ed Nunez RBI single..Chris Vasquez HR off CC Sabathia…Bosox relievers retired 11-batters in row till 9th inning meltdown of Craig Kimbrel

Off day for MLB Playoffs.

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(MLB)

Padres…Fire Matt Stairs as hitting coach….Josh Johnson-infield coach….Brings to 7-the number of coaches fired from Andy Green’s staff in 3-seasons.

Padres…Horrible set of stats
..28th in Batting Average (.235)….30th in On Base Percentage (.297)…27th in OPS (.270).

Twins..Interview Derek Shelton-James Rowson for managerial open…Shelton was bench coach for Paul Molitor…Rowson was hitting coach.

Tampa Bay….Contract extension for manager Kevin Cash thru 2024…went (90-72).

MLB-Umpire…Angel Hernandez being criticized for poor work…3-calls overruled in playoff games.

Tigers..Fire TV announcers Mario Ipemjba-Rod Allen for fight in TV booth in September..been with team since 2002

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(Roster Moves)-Player Releases

Brewers-P-Hiram Burgos
Padres..OF-Matt Szczur
Reds..P-Kevin Quackenbush..C-Tim Fedorowicz
Phillies..3B-Trevor Plouffe
Orioles..SS-Luis Sardinas
Mariners..P-Mike Morin..P-Ross Detwiler
Braves..P-Rex Brothers
Indians..P-Alexi Ogando
Miami..OF-JB Schuck
Texas..P-Drew Hutchinson

Adrian Gonzalez…Ex-Dodgers-Mets-Padres-Rangers…says he wants to play in 2019….(37Y)…was released at midseason (.237)…..career (.285-317HR).

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…….(Basketball)……….

Lakers-Golden State…NBA preseason game….1st time LeBron James-Lonzo Ball will play together

Minnesota…F-Jimmy Butler arrives in Minneapolis-working out on own-yet to join team because of demand to be traded.

Suns…Hire James Jones as new GM…..fire 4-more assistants from GM-Ryan McDonogh staff.

Washington…C-Dwight Howard-out with buttock injury.

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…..(Hockey)……..

Ducks..Send LW-Pontus Aberg to San Diego Gulls……has scored 76-career goals in AHL.

Kings-L-Winnipeg (2-1)…Jets outshoot Kings )40-17)….Kyle Connor scores game winning goal…Tuesday night action

Ducks-Arizona…Wednesday night…Anaheim has 6-rookies in the lineup.

Calgary….City Council votes to reopen talks with Flames about building a 555M-new Arena as part of an entertainment district in city…would replace 35-year old Saddledome.

Penguins…G-Matt Murray-out with concussion-3rd concussion of career.

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