Hacksaw’s Headlines-Wednesday

Posted by on November 7th, 2018  •  0 Comments  • 

……..(Soccer)……….

San Diego…..Vote-Soccer City-vs-SDSU West….SDSU-West with strong surge early had 57% yes votes to 43% no votes with 25-percent of votes counted at Press Time…..If SDSU West finished with more than 50% votes-they would have the right to buy all the property at Stadium location for campus development…

Soccer City proposal was being voted down at record rate….At press time 72% no votes…28%-yes votes on their proposal to buy landform Soccer-Aztecs stadium, and retail development…..Private developers-real estate group-and alumni with overwhelming support for SDSU-West.

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…….(Baseball)………

MLB-Fall GM Meetings Underway

..Padres-Mariners..Trade Talks…possible deal for Seattle P-James Paxton-SS-Jean Seguara….Mariners inquiring about OF-Wil Myers-C-Austin Hedges-multiple minor leaguers pitching

..Angels…GM-BIll Eppler in contact with Red Sox FA-P-Joe Kelly-possible closer role in Anaheim.

..Dodgers…Closing in on 3-year contract extension for Manager Dave Roberts.
..Dodgers…Lose hitting coach Turner Ward-leaves Dave Roberts staff to take same job with Cincinnati Reds

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(Teams)

Nationals…Offered OF-Bryce Harper (10Y-300M) extension-last day of season-did not respond..offer did not include opt-outs for Harper
Arizona..Put 1B-Paul Goldschmidt..P-Zach Grienke on trade block

Yankees-Indians..Discuss P-Corey Kluber deal….Cleveland wants 3B-Miguel Andujar-P-Justin Stafford and might have to take OF-Brett Gardner to make deal happen.
Yankees..Sign P-CC Sabbathia (1Y-8M)..takes 8M-paycut

Cardinals…Talking to Red Sox FA-P-relief ace Craig Kimbrel.

Houston..P-Lance McCullers-exam for possible elbow surgery-likely needs ligament transplant.
Angels..P-Alex Meyer-shoulde setback-shutdown for 6-more weeks.

Mariners..Hire Paul Davis-had been pitching coach in Cardinals organization
Reds..Hire Turner Ward-hitting coach-had been with Dodgers.
Mets..Interview Jim Riggleman for bench coach job under Mickey Calloway
White Sox..Manager Rick Renter gets 2-year contract extension..has (129-195) cod in rebuilding mode

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……….(Football)………

Chargers…Sources reporting Anthony Lynn was on brink of losing his lockeroom if team stayed with K-Caleb Sturgis…missed 10-kicks in 5-games…Leaves with 2.5M-payday for half a season.

Chargers-Rams…TV ratings battle
..In San Diego..Chargers-Seattle game (14.9-rating)…Rams-Saints (9-rating)
..In Los Angeles..Chargers-Seattle drew (4.2-rating)…Rams-Saints (13.6-rating)
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(Teams)

Dallas…Troy Aikman says Cowboys need a total teardown under Jerry Jones…Dallas (3-5) this year…has had just 9-winning seasons in last 22-years….2-playoff wins since 1996…..(71-65) in last decade.

Dallas…Owner Jerry Jones gives ‘vote of confidence’ to coach Jason Garrett
Dallas..QB-Dak Prescott blames himself for poor play of team…(10TD-9 Turnovers) this year

Denver..GM-John Elways gives Vance Joseph ‘vote of confidence’ despite (3-5) record.

Arizona…NFL investigating report QB-Sam Bradford not practice 5-weeks before buyout of contract-team never put him on injury reports.
Vikings..DE-Sharif Floyd files180M-medical malpractice suit against Dr-James Andrews and 4-other doctors who’d micro fracture surgery that damaged a nerve in knee ending his career.

Giants..Do not suspend QB-Kyle Lauretta after 7-traffic violations a week ago…was fined…might still be disciplined by NFL league office.

Steelers…Report NFL Union may intercede on behalf of RB-Le’Veon Bell if he does not report to team by next Tuesday to sign ‘Franchise Tag’ contract….Dispute over whether Steelers can franchise tag him again for 2019 at same 14.5M level….If he does not report-he loses a year towards free agency….Union says player cannot be franchise tagged a 3rd year in a row.

Dallas..LB-Sean Lee-Reinjures hamstring-3rd time this year
Patriots..IR-OG-Brian Schwenke-knee

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(Roster Moves)

Saints..Workout FA-WR-Dez Bryant-ex Cowboys..WR-Brandon Marshall-ex Seattle
Raiders..Workout FA-RB-Fitz Toussaint-ex Steelers..RB-Travaris Cadet-ex Saints.
Miami..Workout FA-CBs-David Amerson-Dontae Johnson

Eagles..Release CB-Dexter McDougal
Eagles..Sign FA-CB-Crew LevBlanc-ex Lions
Chiefs..Release DE-Nate Orchard
Chiefs..Activate S-Daniel Sorenson from IR list.

Lions..Release RB-Amir Abdullah-former leading rusher
Lions..Sign FA-WR-Bruce Ellington-ex Houston
Bills..Release CB-Philip Gaines
Packers..Release CB-Jermaine Whitehead.
Giants..Release WR-Quadree Hamilton
Patriots…Release RB-Kenneth Farrow

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(College Football)

Aztecs..Coach Rocky Long says QB-Christian Chapman starts against UNLV…but Ryan Agnew will play a series on Saturday night in 1st half..them play in 2nd half.

Kansas…Will interview Les Miles-ex LSU-for vacant head coaching job

Utah..QB-Ty Huntley-out for year-fractured collarbone
Boise State..LB-Riley Wimpley-top tacklers-gone for year-torn ACL
Western Michigan..QB-Jon Wassink-broken foot
Toledo…QB-Mitch Guadagni-sprained shoulder
Oregon..LB-Kau Apelu-Flractured leg

Washington State…WR-Drue Jackson says he will transfer…4-star recruit

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…..(Basketball)……….

Aztecs-W-Arkansas Pine Bluff (76-60)….Gs-Devin Watson-Jeremy Hemsley combine for (34P)…Watson hits 6-3’s in victory…Aztecs hit 12-3-point shots in victory…opening night….

USD-W-Weber State (83-66)….Toreros come from 9-points back with torrid 2nd half….Down (15-5) at the start…Isaiah Pinero (25P)….Ollin Carter (13P)….USD exploded for (52P) in second half for opening night win……..

Lakers-Minnesota…Wednesday night matchup….Lakers go for 3rd win in a row.
Lakers….Sign FA-C-Tyson Chandler-gets (2.5M) from LA…(13.5M) in buyout from Suns.

Oklahoma City…G-Russell Westbrook-sprained ankle
Golden State…F-Draymond Green-strained foot-trays-negative

Boston…NBA fines G-Kyree Irving 25,000-for tantrum-throwing ball into the crowd in Denver game.
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…………(Hockey)…………

Kings-Ducks….Kings led (3-1) in 3rd period at presstime….Ilya Kovalchuk scored 5th goal of season….Kings playing 1st game for new coach Willie Desjardins….LA (2-7)….Ducks (1-7)-both on losing streaks.

Ducks-vs-Calgary…Wednesday night matchup

Gulls-Tucson….Roster shuffle continues….Ducks have called up 6-Gulls players in 3-weeks.
Gulls…C-Chase DeLeo recalled by Anaheim.
Gulls..Callup C-Tyler Soy from Tulsa-ECHL

Blackhawks…Fire Coach Joel Quenelle (6-6-3)…won 3-Stanley Cups in 10-years….also fire both assistants…Promote 33Y-old AHL-coach Jeremy Calliton to replace him for the year.

Ottawa….F-Matt Duchene apologizes to team for criticizing assistant coach….conversation was captured by Uber driver video and went viral.

Kings….1st round pick Gabe Villardi has hip flexor injury….hurt while rehabbing back injury plagued him for 2-years
Kings..Rookie LW-Jarrett Anderson-Dolan comes to LA for wrist surgery after getting hurt 1st week back with Spokane-WHL.
Florida..F-Deek McKenzie-surgery-shoulder injury-out 3-months

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………..(General)…………

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Der Spiegel…German newspaper reports Manchester City franchise under investigation for major violations of UEFA-Fair Play Rules-salary cap violation…..City documents show that Abu Dhabi ownership created a ‘shell company’…..used players images in marketing campaign….sold those images…then funneled money to players bypassing Salary Cap rules.

TeamJUSA…demotes veteran midfielder Michael Bradley from roster….will not play in final 2-friendly games this month against England-Italy…..F-Christian Pulisic activated from injury list..will play

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