Hacksaw’s Headlines-Wednesday

Posted by on October 31st, 2018  •  0 Comments  • 

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NFL-Trading Deadline…

Packers-Ravens..Green Bay deals RB-Ty Montgomery to Ravens for 7th round pick.

Packers-Redskins..Green Bay sends S-Clinton ‘Ha-Ha’ Dixon to Washington for 4th round pick.

Broncos-Houston…Denver deals WR-Demaryious Thomas and #7 to Houston for #4-#7 round picks…Thomas (665R-60TD) in career

Jaguars-Rams…Jacksonville trades LB-Dante Fowler to LA for #3-#5 picks.

Lions-Eagles..Detroit sends WR-Golden Tate to Philadelphia for #3…Tate (44R-517Y).

Steelers..Shopped RB-Le’Veon Bell but could not do deal..has yet to report to team.

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(Roster Moves)

Chargers..Sign FA-LB-Hayes Pullard…Release K-Michael Badgley.
Bills..Sign FA-TE-Terrelle Pryor-ex Jets
Arizona…Sign FA-TE-John Phillips-ex Cowboys-Chargers-Saints
Falcons..Sign FA-OT-Zane Beedles-ex Jaguars-Broncos.
Miami..Sign FA-DT-Ziggy Hood-ex Steelers-Redskins-Bears
Carolina..Sign FA-QB-Kyle Allen

Seattle..Release WR-Brandon Marshall
Rams..Release OT-Jamon Brown
Ravens..Release LB-Albert McLellan

Colts..CB-Dominique Rodgers-Cromartie announces retirement

Giants..Workout QB-Connor Cook-ex Raiders
Lions..Workout LB-Kelvin Sheppard-ex Giants-Bills
Browns..Workout LB-Junior Gallette-ex Redskins
Houston..Workout S-Craig Mager-ex Chargers

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(Injuries)

Bills..QB-Derek Anderson in concussion protocol
49ers..QB-CJ Beathard-out wrist injury

(NFL)

Pittsburgh….Steelers players and coaches showed up for Synagogue shooting services in that city today.

Giants…Backup QB-Kyle Lauletta arrested on way to practice-confrontation with police officer on traffic stop.

Redskins…Win NFL grievance-do not have to pay fired GM-Scott McCloughan 2.8M for termination due to alcohol issues.

Bears…Former TE-Zach Miller hired to do video consultanting work….Badly injured kneecap last year…needed 8-surgeries to save leg and artery.

Patriots..Boston Globe reports Aaron Hernandez was using hi powered drug K-2 in prison-days before he committed suicide.

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(College Football)

Aztecs…Coach Rocky Long says QB-Christian Chapman will play in 1st and 2nd halfs against New Mexico in spot duty-coming off sprained knee…RB-Juwan Washington could be cleared to play against Lobos also.

USC..QB-JT Daniels-cleared from concussion protocol-will start this weekend.

College Football Poll….1st playoff poll released…1-Alabama..2-Clemson…3-LSU….4-Notre Dame…Crimson Tide and LSU meet this weekend…..5-Mchigan..6-Georgia…7-Oklahoma……10th-Ohio State….12-unbeaten Central Florida.

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Ohio State..Coach Urban Meyer confirms he has had headache problems caused by a cyst near his brain.

Washington State..Fined 25,000 by Pac 12-for students storming field after win over Oregon.

Big 12…Levy 2M-fine to Baylor University over sexual assault issues during the Art Briles coaching era…Baylor must also pay 1.6M in legal fees from investigation into program…Conference has withheld some 14.6M in conference shared money from the school.

Oregon State..CB-DeShon Williams-arrested-domestic abuse case
Illinois..DT-Lere Oladipo-arrested domestic abuse
Delaware..RB-Khroy Spruill-arrested assaulting 77Y-old man who had run into his mother in an intersection cross-walk.

Maryland…Board of Regents decides to retain controversial coach DJ Durkin and AD-Damon Evans after months of probes involving the culture of the program…and abuse of players…..Probe came in aftermath of death of OT-Jarod McNair this spring in off season workouts.

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….(Baseball)…….

Dodgers..P-Clayton Kershaw faces midnight deadline tomorrow on opting out of 2-remaining years of his contract.

Giants..pick up option in contracts P-Madison Bumgarner (12M) and 3B-Pablo Sandoval (18M) for next year.

Indians..pick up option of P-Carlos Carrasco (9.7M)
Red Sox..pick up (16M) option on P-Chris Sale
Washington..pick up (6m) option on P-Sean Doolittle
Toronto..pick up option 1B-Justin Smoak (14M)

Milwaukee….3B-Mike Moustankas..P-Jokim Soria-opt out of contracts go to free agency

Royals..decline option P-Jason Hammel (12M)
Twins..decline option P-Ervwin Santana (14M)..1B-Logan Morrison (8M)
Rockies..decline OF-Geardo Parra (8M)
Seattle..decline OF-Denard Span (12M)

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(Teams)

Angels…Hires Doug White-Pitching coach-ex Houston Astros
Mariners…Edgar Martinez quits as hitting coach
Minnesota…Fire pitching coach Garvin Alston….Bench Coach-Derek Shelton-will leave club also

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(MLB)

World Series….TV Ratings drops from last year…this year (8.3-rating) down from last year (10.6-rating)….14M-viewers this year…last year 18.7M viewers

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…..(Basketball)……

Clippers-L-Oklahoma City (128-110)….Paul George-Russell Westbrook combine (64)_….Tuesday matchup
Houston-L-Portland…Rockets fall to (1-5)….Carmelo Anthony (2-12) shooting….Rockets shot 32%
Boston-W-Detroit…Celtics go to (5-2)
Cleveland-W-Atlanta…Cavs win first game of year after firing Coach Tyronne Lue…now (1-6)

Lakers-Dallas…Wednesday night game at Staples Center…Lakers (2-5) start to season.

Lakers…LeBron James says he is losing patience with team playing so poorly.

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…..(Hockey)……

Ducks-L-Flyers…(3-2)….Nolan Patrick scores with (1:51) left….seconds after Pontus Aberg tied game…Aberg wind sup with 2-goalsl……Anaheim lost 6-in row…Sylvain Couturier scores early for Flyers.

Ottawa…D-Mark Borowieck-handed 3-game suspension for 2nd head hit penalty in 2-week span.

Vancouver..Lose F-Brandon Sutter-4W-shoulder
Montreal..D-Gustav Olafsson-out 6-months-shoulder reinjured

Edmonton…Sends RW-Jessie Puljujarin to AHL-Bakersfield-former #1 pick
Devils..Send G-Eddie Lack to AHL-Binghamton.

Gulls…Release LW-Jake Marchment…sent F-Tyler Soy to Tulsa-ECHL.
Gulls…Get F-Kiefer Sherwood-sent down by Ducks
Gulls..D-Marcus Pettersson-called back up by Ducks

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——(General)……

Tijuana XOLOs…fire head coach Diego Cocca after team fails to win in playoffs semifinals…Re;out club might want to talk to legendary player-coach Diego Maradona.

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