Hacksaw’s Headlines–Wednesday

Posted by on October 28th, 2020  •  0 Comments  • 

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World Series:

Dodgers-W-Tampa Bay (3-1)….LA wins Fall Classic…7th title in franchise history….Mookie Betts key double…scored from third on infield hit…hit solo HR….Dodgers got 8-shutout innings from the bullpen after Tampa had the early lead….First World Series win for LA in 32-years….

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(MLB)

MLB..Commissioner Rob Manfred to meet with Union to discuss baseball’s losses of 3B from Pandemic season…it’s impact on salary camp and upcoming free agents.

World Series…TV ratings continue to plunge…
..Game 5..7.4M-all time game low
..Game 4..8.9M
..Game 3..8.1M
..Game 2..8.9M
..Game 1..9.1M

Oakland A’s…Reportedly ready to lay off 130-employees.
Tigers..Interview Sal Fusano-Braves coach for manager’s job
Miami..Hire Yankees minor league coaches Phil Plantier..Tom Phelps
Phillies..Fire Jim Gott-bullpen coach

Yankees..P-James Paxton-full clearance  coming off back-forearm injuries
Washington..P-Jake Irvin-surgery elbow.

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……………(Football)……………..

Aztecs…Coach Brady Hoke confirms 3-players have left team to opt out this season because of Covid concerns.

Aztecs…Coach Brady Hoke says any player who tests positive in season-must isolate for 14-days…unless player gets 2-negative tests in 10-day span.

Aztecs…Undergoing Covid testing Tuesday-Thursday-Saturdays game week.

Holiday Bowl…Confirms financial losses reason postponed game
..Lost 4M-in ticket revenue
..Lost 2M-in corporate sponsorships
..Would have had to pay 6.4M-in team payouts
..Faced 1M-in covid testing costs
..Would have lost 3M if they tried to stage the game.

SEC..Fines Ole Miss coach Lane Kiffin 25,000-criticism SEC refs
Alabama..Lose star WR-Jaylen Waddle (22YPC)-broken ankle
Mississippi State..Top RB-Kylen Hill leaves program-feud coach Mike Leach
Penn State..Lose RB-Noah Cain-broken leg
Penn State..Top RB-Journey Brown left team last week-blood disorder
Austin Peay..Hires So Mississippi coach Scotty Walden as head coach

East-West Shrine Game..December…All Star game cancelled
North Texas-UTEP game cancelled by Covid outbreak in El Paso

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(NFL)

Chargers…QB-Justin Herbert forces to evacuate his Yorba Linda homeBlue Ridge Fires.

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(Roster Moves)

Cowboys-Lions….Trade..Dallas deals DT-Everson Griffen for #5 pick
Baltimore..Signs FA-WR-Dez Bryant..ex Cowboys-has not played 2Y
Packers..Sign FA-WR-Seth Roberts-ex Raiders-Carolina
Bengals..Sign FA-OG-Quinton Spain-ex Bills

Washington..Works out FA-S-Eric Reid-ex Carolina-49ers

Carolina…Release CB-Eli Apple-former 1st round pick
Rams..Release K-Sam Sloman-missed 3FGs..3PAT in 7-games.

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(Injuries)

Arizona..IR-RB-Kenyan Drake-out 6W-ankle
Arizona..IR-DT-Zach Allen-ankle
Arizona..IR-LB_Isaiha Irving-neck

Raiders…OG-Sam Young-out knee injury
Rams..S-Terrell Burgess-broken ankle
Seattle..RB-Carlos Hyde-out foot sprain
Seattle..RB-Travis Homer-out concussion
Tampa Bay..WR-Chris Godwin-fractured finger

Bills..Activate OG-Jon Feliciano from IR

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………………(Basketball)……………..

Aztecs….Pull out of ESPN College Tournament in Orlando
Aztecs…Discussing staging 4-team non conference tourney at Viejas Arena with UCLA..St Mary’s and possibly BYU.
Aztecs..Talking to UCSD..USD asbout non conference games.

Houston..Report finalists for head coaching job…Jeff Van Gundy..Jon Lucas.
Golden State..Considering drafting 7′-C-James Wiseman with 2nd pick draft
Minnesota..Shopping #1-overall pick.

NBA-Union…discussing opening training camp December 1st…Targeting season opener December 22nd.

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……………..(Hockey)…………….

NHL…Toronto report says 3-NHL teams might pull their AHL farmclubs out of minor league cities and have them play home games in the NHL city to help form a 7-team All Canadian Division in AHL because of border cross laws for jsut 2020-21 season.
..Vancouver would move Utica Comets to play out of Vancouver
..Calgary would move Stockton Heat to Calgary
..Edmonton would take Bakersfield Condors to Edmonton

ECHL….2-franchises say they will opt out and not play the 2020-21 season…Norfolk Admirals…Atlanta Gladiators franchises…because of Covid issues.

Vancouver..D-Oscar Fantenberg signs to play for KHL-St Petersburg team in Russia.

Arizona…Longtime star Shane Doan discussing returning to team as Assitant GM…Currently working in NHL office…played 21-years with team.

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……………(General)……………….

NASCAR…3rd day of rain postpones Texas 500… till Wednesday 12-noon.

Indy Car…Driver Graham Rahal-wife-baby flee home in Yorba Linda because of fires in Orange County.

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