Hacksaw’s Headlines–Wednesday

Posted by on November 8th, 2016  •  0 Comments  • 


MLB…Teams made qualifying offers to veteran free agents last nite…Players are offered (17.2M) on a 1-year deal if they bypass free agency…It they reject Q-offer, any team that signs them, gives up 1st round draft pick as compensation..Players have till next week to accept or decline offers..

Blue Jays…Offer (17.2M) to Jose Bautista-Edwin Encarnarcion.
Dodgers..Offer to Kenley Janson-Justin Turner
Cubs…Offer to Dexter Fowler
Texas..Offers Ian Desmond
Mets..Offer to Yoenis Cespedes-Neil Walker.
Orioles..Offer max deal to slugger Mark Trumbo

Orioles..Decline Q-offer to Matt Weiters-will let him test free agency.
Washington..Does not offer Wilson Ramos.


Dodgers-Seattle..Trade-LA deals C-Carlos Ruiz to Mariners for P-Vidal Nuno.
Royals..Release P-Luke Hocehavr
Cubs..P-Donn Roach signs to pitch in Korea.


South Korea…21-people, including 3-pitchers and a couple of owners indicted on game fixing in Korea top league.\



Chargers…Coaching staff credits FA-LB-Kori Toomer for quality play…DE-Joey Bosa with changing chemistry of pass rush…and veterans Dwight Lowrey and Casey Hayward (5-interceptions) plus return to play of quality slot-CB-Brandon Flowers.


Seattle-W-Buffalo (31-25)..QB-Russell Wilson(282P-2TD-4QBX)..outduels QB-Tyrod Taylor (289P-1TD-5QBX)….Refs miss bad roughing kicker penalty against Bills Dan Crawford….Monday Night Football….


Jets..QB-Ryan Fitzpatrick-minor sprained knee…CB-Marcus Williams-4W-ankle
Denver..DE-Derek Wolfe-Fractured elbow
Washington..TE-Niles Paul-torn labrum
Bills..OC-Eric Wood-broken leg


Green Bay..Criticism Coach Mike McCarthy-team has no energy.
Carolina..NFL confirms refs missed 2-more helmet hits on Cam Newton-7 this year.
Dallas..Meet with Tony Romo-may activate him this week
Jets..Benched DL-Mo Wilkerson-Sheldon Richardson for chronic lateness to meetings
Denver..Gives QB-Trevor Siemian vote of confidence.
Falcons..GM-Tom Dimitroff-contract extension till 2019.
Rams..Coach Jeff Fisher under enormous criticism refusing play #1-pick-QB Jared Goff.
Tennessee…Coach Mike Mularkey-said Sunday game-Chargers poorly officiated.

Dallas..Ex-Cowboys DE-Greg Hardy-indicted possession of cocaine.

Las Vegas..Report Sands Casino owner Sheldon Alderson trying to negotiate an option to buy control of Raiders as part of NFL Stadium Deal.

Hall of Fame…Daniel Snyder says Hall should give Gold Jackets and Ring to families of deceased Hall of Fame entrants..Steelers owner Dan Rooney says he is willing to open talks about rule change….Raiders owner Mark Davis says Hall greats deserve gifts.



LAClippers-W-Detroit (114-82)…Clippers hit 13-3’s…built 42P-lead in game..Chris Paul-JJ Redick combine (44P)……LA (6-1)

Lakers-vs-Dallas..Tuesday night matchup..LA (4-3)..Mavs (1-5) with ailing Dirk Nowitzki.

Aztecs-Cal State San Marcos-exhibition game.



LAKings-at-Toronto..Tuesday night game..ZKings (6-6)..Leafs (5-4-3)…Kings first look at #1-pick Austin Matthews-the teenage sensation.

Calgary..stunning-have lost 24-straight regular season games dating back to 2004.

Winnipeg…Ends holdout of D-Jacob Trouba-signs (2Y-6M) deal
Jets..Lose F-Joel Arima-6-weeks-ankle injury



HBO…Cancels highly promoted TV show of Bill Simmons-“Any Given Wednesday”

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