Hacksaw’s Headlines–Wednesday

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………….(BASEBALL)……….

(World Series)

Astros–L-Nationals (7-2)….Heading to 7th and final game of World Series….Stephen Strasburg throttles Astros batting order…gave up 2-runs in first inning…threw 7-plus shutout ball into the 9th after that….Anthony Rendon 2R-HR in 7th…2R-double in 9th-finished with 5-RBIs….Game stopped for 5-minute argument when Trea Turner was ruled out at first base on interference call …..Replay review showed he interfered with throw to first on infield grounder…..Nationals manager Dave Martinez ejected from game…rushed umpire 3X then ejected in angry argument over whether Nationals could protest the game….Stephen Strasurg now (5-0) in postseason….Justin Verlander loses and is now ((0-6) in career in Wold Series…..Sets record with road team winning 6th game in a row in the Series.

Game 7……Max Scherzer starts, coming off neck spasm issues, vs Zack Greinke.in 5pm game on Wednesday night.

Washington..P-Max Scherzer threw in outfield before game and pronounced he was ready to pitch either out of bullpen or as a starter in series.

Houston..P-Lance McCullers-coming off elbow surgery-threw 94-in bullpen session as rehab continues.

World Series..TV ratings continued to tumble….Thursday game had viewership (11.4M)….NFL game-Packers-Chiefs had (18.3M) viewership.

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(Teams)

Mets…Interview Tim Bogar-Washington staff..3rd time interviewed.
Cubs..Deny that David Ross hired as manager to be a puppet.

Pirates..Set up interviews Tony LaCava-Toronto…Marc Del Piano-Yankees..Matt Arnold-Brewers for vacant GM job.

Phillies..Interview Bryan Price for pitching coach opening.

Red Sox..Interview Dave Bush for vacant pitching coach job.

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(Roster Moves)

Red Sox…Meet with DH-JD Martinez to discuss him possibly opting out of 21M-a year contract.

Twins..Sign FA-P-Matt Wisler-ex Seattle
Toronto..sing FA-P-Anthony Bass-ex Mariners
Seattle..OF-Keon Boston opts out of contract for free agency

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………….(FOOTBALL)…………..

Chargers…Elevate QB-coach Shane Steichen to call plays in place of fired Ken Whisenhunt.

Chargers..Release K-Chase McLaughlin…was (6-for-9) on FGs…

Chargers..Veteran K-Michael Badgely will return to active roster to kick..been out 8W-groin injury

Chargers..Sign FA-CB-Tevaughn Campbell…spent 4-years in CFL with Calgary Stampeders-ran (4.35) time in CFL combine.

Chargers…Do not make a deal to move RB-Melvin Gordon despite being approached by 3-teams at trade deadline.

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(Roster Moves)

Rams-Miami…LA deals CB-Aqib Talib-#5 pick to Miami for 7th round pick…clears 4.2M-salary cap space by trade.

Raiders..Sign FA-LB-Brandon Marshall-ex Broncos
Raiders..Sign FA-LB-Will Compton-ex Lions
Raiders..Sign FA-OG-Eric Magnusen-ex Bills

Atlanta..Release K-Matt Bryant-missed 3FGs in 2-games…
Atlanta..Sign FA-K-Young Koo-ex Chargers

Patriots..Sign FA-K-Nick Folk-ex Redskins
Patriots..Release K-Mike Nugget

Saints..Release CB-Ken Crawley

Miami..Release TE-Nick O’Leary
Bears..workout FA-DE-Alex Barrett-ex Aztecs-Lions-SD Fleet
Texans..workout FA-DT-Eddie Vanderdoes-ex Raiders
Jaguars..workout FA-DT-Adolphus Washington-ex Bills.
Packers..Sign FA-PR-Tremon Smith

Washington…OT-Trent Williams ends 16-week holdout-reports to camp..Forefeits nearly 6M in game checks…Still owes Redskins 1-and-half years on contract.

Bengals…Bench QB-Andy Dalton…will start rookie QB-Ryan Finley this weekend…Bengals (0-8) on season…Cincinnati #25-offense…#32-Rushing offense

Denver…Does not make CB-Chris Harris trade with Lions.
Jets..End trade talks with Raiders for WR-Robby Anderson
Jets..Reject trade offer from Cowboys for S-Jamal Adms.
Jets..End trade talks with Eagles about RB-Le’Veon Bell.

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(Injuries)

Broncos..QB-Joe Flacco-herniated disc in neck-pondering surgery
Steelers..RB-James Conner-2nd medical opinion-shoulder joint injury
Steelers..RB-Ben Snell-MRI-knee

Jaguars..IR-WR-Marquise Lee-shoulder
Miami..IR-CB-Xavien Howard-knee injury
Ravens..CB-Tavon Young undergoes neck surgery

Seahawks..Activate TE-Ed Dickson from IR list.

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(College Football)

Aztecs…Head coach Rocky Long says (7-1) team will use bye week to rest veteran players-but set up competitive practices for younger players to get full speed snaps.

NCAA…Votes to develop plans to allow Athletes to get access to money thru marketing plans…Asks Division 1-II-III to set up structure for sports to be presented to NCAA for evaluation…Want plan in place ¬†for January 2021.

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………….(BASKETBALL)……………

Aztecs…Scrimmage UCSD-Wednesday night…debut of 3-transfer guards led by Malachi Flynn.

Aztecs..coach Brian Dutcher says he is excited to watch 6’10-transfer F-Yanni Wetzel-Vanderbilt in first game at SDSU.

Aztecs…Former F-Jalen McDaniels dropped by NBA-Charlotte Hornets-sent to Greensboro of NBA-G League to play this season….Played 1-minute 1-game with Hornets-1 basket……Had 1-basket in 3-preseason games..
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(NBA)

Lakers-Memphis Grizzlies….Lakers led (49-47) at halftime at Press Time….Anthony Davis 20P-first half…LeBron James had just 8P again in another poor first half.

Clippers-at-Utah…..Wednesday matchup….Clippers off to (3-1) start.

Al Bianchi…Longtime NBA Coach-GM…passes (87Y)….played a decade with Syracuse Nationals-Philadelphia Warriors…became longtime NBA assistant coach Suns-Bulls…then NY Knicks GM…also coached in ABA.

Detroit…F-Markieff Morris-fined 35,000-for abuse of officials in game over weekend.

Houston..Coach Mike D’Antoni-going to coach out final year of (4.5M) contract with Rockets without extension.

Miami…Reinstate G-Dion Waiters-from suspended list
Memphis..Send G-Josh Jackson to NBA-G League…was 4th pick draft

Denver..Vetean F-C-Ken Faried-rejects offer to play in China.
Houston..G-Gerald Green to miss 6-months-broken foot

Houston..Police arrest Rockets fan who threw punch at assistant coach Jim Boylan after game.

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………….(HOCKEY)………………

Ducks-Winnipeg…..Troy Terry scored goal…..Ducks scored 4-goalst in 2nd period…includig 3-in less than 3-minutes….Ducks led (5-3) in 3rd period at Press Time…Anaheim (7-6)….Jets (6-6)

Ducks…Send D-Brendan Gruhl to Gulls….callup San Diego D-Josh Mahura….Gruhl is a former high first round pick from Buffalo.

Kings-Vancouver….Wednesday night matchup….Kings (4-8)…Canucks (6-3-1) start to season.

Kings..Callup F-Carl Grundstrom…Ontario Reign..had 5-goals-5 games

Colorado..Lose RW-Gabriel Landeskog-leg injury-headed to IR…already without F-Mikko Rantanen on IR list.

Las Vegas..Get C-Alex Tulch-D-Nate Schmidt off IR-back to practice

Mark Pavelich-former NY Rangers-Minnesota North Stars player…part of 1980-Olympic hockey team…ordered into Psychiatric hospital for brain damage from concussions…Judge rules not competent to stand trial for assaulting-badly injuring neighbor with metal pipe in August.

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…………(GENERAL)…………

Soccer…MLS-Western Conference finals
..LAFC-Seattle Sounders

Horse Racing…13-races set for weekend to be run at Santa Anita…Concern over track conditions…36-horses have died at Santa Anita in races and training since December 26th.

Michigan State…former President Lou Anna Simon ordered bound to trial for perjury in lying about her knowledge of sex scandal involving former physician Dr. Larry Nasser-headed up US National Gymnastics medical group.

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