Hacksaw’s Headlines–Wednesday

Posted by on January 22nd, 2020  •  0 Comments  • 

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Aztecs-W-Wyoming (72-55)…..Aztecs win 20th game in a row to tie school record for best start in history…..Build 13-p0int lead early….use 13-turnvoers to jump out front of Cowboys….SDSU shot 54% from floor….Malachi Flynn (18P) in win………San Diego State (20-0)…..Cowboys (5-16)

Aztecs….NCAA Tournament Committee member Dan Gavitt arrives in town to meet with SDSU athletic officials on scouting tour of top teams in the country…Aztecs could be seed #1-or-#2 in regional bracketing if Aztecs finish regular season unbeaten and win Mountain West Conference tourney.

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Clippers-W-Dallas (110-107….Kawhi Leonard (36P-11R) in win….LA (31-13)

Mavericks…C-Dwight Powell suffers severe Achilles injury-collapsed driving to basket.

Lakers-at-NY Knicks…Wednesday night….Lakers in middle of 4-games in 6-nights on East Coast….LA (34-9)

Clippers-at-Atlanta….LA continuesEast Coast trip.

NBA….David Stern-Former Commissioner-Memorial service at Rado City Music Hall…more than 200-dignitaries for 2-hour service…10-different NBA legends eulogize Stern for his successful run in leading NBA….Magic Johnson called Stern ‘my angel for saving my life from HIV’….

New Orleans…#1-pick Zion Williamson debuts on Wednesday night vs San Antonio after spending 5-months from knee surgery.

Dallas..F-Kristpas Porzingas-cleared coming off knee injury.
Atlanta..F-Jabari Parker-setback in rehab from rotator cuff.
Lakers..F-Kyle Kozma says ‘I Don’t Care’ about trade rumors out there now
Clippers..Coach Doc Rivers-upset at erratic play of some of his starters

Oklahoma City..G-Chris Paul refusing to opt out of 44M-contract for next season that would allow him to be traded to NBA contender at the deadline.

Washington DC…Polise suspend an officer who taped a fight outside a casino with former NBA player Delonte West….Officer put video up on social media….West left NBA with Bi-Polar problems and has lived on streets in DC off and on.

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………………….(Baseball)………………..

Hall of Fame….Yankees legend Derek Jeter…..longtime Montreal-Rockies OF-Larry Walker both named for 2020-Enshrinement….Jeter received 99% vote…..Walker garnered (76%) votes…..Curt Shilling failed to get in-did get (70%) vote….Roger Clemens stalled at (61%)….Barry Bonds stayed (60%).

..Jeter…5X-World Series winner….5X-Gold Glove winner…5%-Silver Slugger….14X-All Star….played 20-yers…(.310) career average….(260HRs-358 Stolen Bases)……(.308) average in Post season.
..Walker…Split career between Montreal-Colorado….7X-Gold Glove…3X-Silver Slugger…(.313) career average….(383HR) in career.

Houston…interview Dusty Baker for vacant managerial job on Tuesday.

Boston…Veteran 2B-Dustin Pedroia reinsures knee joint in rehab…3rd setback in two years.
Mets…OF-Yoenis Cespedes-cleared for spring training after missing last year-calkf issues.

Boston…Legendary Red Sox P-Pedro Martinez says P-Mike Fiers broke a ‘clubhouse code’ by going public about Astros sign stealing scam.

Cardinals….President Bill DeWitt says team will not take on additional payroll-ending hopes of possible trad with Colorado for Nolan Arenado.

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(Roster Moves)

Phillies..Sign FA-P-Drew Storen-ex Washington Nationals
Phillies..Sign FA-P-Bud Norris-ex Astros-Orioles-Cardinals
Braves..Sign FA-OF-Marcel Ozuna-ex Cardinals…(1Y-18M)
Red Sox-Cubs..Trade-Boston deals P-Travis Lukins for minor leaguer
White Sox..Sign FA-P-Ada Mejia-ex Angels
White Sox..Sign FA-P-Drew Anderson-ex Phi8llies
White ‘Sox..Sign PA-OF-Saycob Brugman-ex Seattle
Giants..DFA-P-Jake Jewell
Giants..Sign FA-P-Luis Mediero-ex Angels

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…………………..(Football)…………….

NFL…Announces 115-Underclassmen have filed for NFL draft.

Antonio Brown….Police Hollywood, Florida investigate incident at Brown’s gated community home=after moving van driver is attacked and injured by Brown and his personal trainer as driver was about to deliver Brown’s possessions to home when argument broke out….Troubled ex-receiver not charged yet.

Corey Liuget…Ex-Chargers DE-settles 15M lawsuit out of court against former trainer who gave him injection of anti-inflammatory that contained illegal medication that was banned by NFL.

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(Teams)

Miami-Cincinnati……Dolphins contact Bengals about possible trade for #1 pick in draft-LSU-QB-Joe Burrow….Miami has 3-first round draft picks (5-18-26)

Bengals…Duke Tobin-Player Personnel Director says team will listen to wide variety of offers for #1 pick.

Colts..Meet with OT-Anthony Costanzo-who is contemplating retirement.

Steelers…Unwilling to start contract extension talks with JJ Schuster-Smith because of injuries
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Washington..QB-Case Keenum says he is leaving as a free agent.
Green Bay..TE-Marcedes Lewis says he wants to play next year with Packers

Minnesota…Sign FA-WR-Braylon Addison-CFL-WR-Hamilton TiCats.

Jaguars…Hire Jay Gruden-ex Redskins-Off Coord
Chiefs…QB-Mike Kafka elects to stay in Kansas City…rejects offer from Eagles
Patriots..Hire DL-coach Vin Sunserie from Alabama
Giants..Hire Brett Bielema-DL coach-ex Patriots consultant
Giants..Hire Freddie Kitchens as Off consultant-ex Browns
Giants..Hire Jerome Henderson-ex Falcons-as DB coach
Giants..Hire Joby Wright-ex Browns-Asst OL coach

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(College Football)

San Diego State…Makes formal request from Board of Trustees in Cal system for 350M to go forward and purchase the 135-acres from City of San Diego at SDCCU land sight…Also asks Trustees to sign off on entire Satellite Campus plan  for total 3B-development that would be concluded by 2037 and would allow school to add 15,000-student enrolled over next 15-years.

Boise State…Threatens to leave Mountain West Conference in dispute over new TV contract with Fox-CBS….Boise State it retains rights to sell its own TV rights and will not give those rights back….Report Boise State-BYU would look to Big 12-Conference as possible expansion membership.

Hawaii…Top candidate for vacant coaching job-Robert Anai-Off Coord-Virginia-electsto stay at ACC school…..Assistant coach Craig Stutzberg becomes lead candidate for Rainbow Warrior job.

Baylor…Hires Ron Roberts at Def Coord-key assistant at Louisiana Lafayette.
UNLV…Hire Peter Hansen-ex Stanford-as Def Coord on Rebels new staff

Boise State…Lands transfer LB-Brock Miller-North Carolina State.

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…………………..(Hockey)………………….

Gulls-L-Tucson Roadrunners (3-1)…..Tucson jumped to (3-0) lead….scored 3-goals in 11-minute span to take lead….Roadrunners  goalie Adin Hall 39-saves….Tucson snaps Gulls 5-game win streak………(17-16-4)

Gulls..G-Anthoby Stelar…D-Chris Wideman named to AHL-All Star Game.

Blackhawks….coaches break up fight at practice between Duncan Keith and Jonathon Toews.

NY Rangers…1st round pick Lias Anderson-walked out on AHL-Hartford team-shows up in Sweden to train with team while on Rangers suspended list.

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………………….(General)………………….

Farmers Insurance Open…..Tiger Woods tees off (6:40am) in Pro Am on Wednesday….PGA golfers express concern at 14M-renovation of South Course-preparing for US Open…South Course expanded to (7,765) yards….Change every tee box…Add bunkers around 300-yards on key holes….make course longer….make fairways tighter.

English Premeir League-Tuesday Scores

..Manchester City-W-Sheffield..Sergio Aguero scores 6th goal in last 3-games
..Arsenal-Ties-Chelsea..Gunners tie game (87′)
..Aston Villa-W-Watford…Villa scores in (95’)
..Everton-Tie-Newcastle..United scores in 94th-and-95th minute for tie
..Southampton-W-Crystal Palace…Southampton has won 6-of-last 8-matches
..Bournemouth-W-Brighton…Score in 36th and 41st minute for win
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San Diego State..Hire Ryan Hopkins as head soccer coach…was longtime assistant at Denver-Virginia-both NCAA soccer powers.

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