Hacksaw’s Headlines-Wednesday

Posted by on November 24th, 2021  •  0 Comments  • 

 

…(Football)…

Chargers…Covid issues grow….DT-Linval Joseph-tests positive..will be out 10-days…was unvaccinated

Chargers..CB-Asante Samuel will remain on Concussion protocol list with 2-concussions in 3-week span.
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(NFL Notes)

Rams…Mediator Judge hired to meet with City St-Louis…NFL…Stan Kroenke in hopes of mediating settlement to avoid start of 1.6B-trial filed by City over Rams move…St Louis seeking 1.6B-damages

Rams..LA Times reports lawyers doing ‘discovery’ in Rams move to LA have uncovered documents that Raiders-Chargers sent to St Louis alleging owner Stan Kroenke was violating relocation move.

Giants..Fire Jason Garrett-Off Coordinator…Freddie Kitchen-former Browns Off Coord-will replace Garrett…Giants (3-7)…averaging 18PPG…(320YPG) on offense

Chicago..Bears deny report they will fire Coach Matt Nagy after Thanksgiving Day game

Detroit..Vote confidence QB-Jared Goff..(8TD-6Int-7Fu) this season..has 1-TD pass in last 5-games.

Jets..Coach Robert Saleh (2-8)…’No quick fixes for this team-we have a plan in place’
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(Injuries)

Dallas..WR-Amari Cooper-Covid outbreak-was unvaccinated…Criticisized by former star Michael Irvin..’being paid 21M-per year-how could you let this happen?’

Denver..OT-Garrett Bolles-placed on Covid list
Falcons..P-Dustin Colquitt-Covid issue
Dallas..WRs TJ Vasher-Robert Foster-Covid issue
Titans..LB-Joe Jones-Covid issue…WR-Marcus Johnson-placed on IR for year-kne
Steelers..WR-Ray Ray McLeod-positive Covid test
Vikings..DT-Dalvin Tomlinson on Covid list
Jets..QB-Joe Flacco-Mike White on Covid list..Zach Wilson may have to start

Seattle..RB-Chris Carson-surgery-spinal fusion surgery for disc injury
Saints..OT-Landon Young-foot surgery
Packers..OT-David Bakhtiari-scope surgery on knee following rehab-scar tissue
Steelers..TE-Eric Ebron-knee scope surgery
Atlanta..WR-Calvin Ridley to remain away from team-Mental Health issues

Tampa Bay..Activate WR-Scottie Miller from IR
Steelers..LB-TJ Watt..S-Minkaw Fitzpatrick..CB-Joe Haden-cleared to practice
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(Roster Moves)

Titans..Release RB-Adrian Peterson..had been with team just 3W
Houston..Release RB-Philip Lindsey
Arizona..Release QB-Chris Streveler
Arizona..Sign FA-QB-Trace McSorley-ex Ravens
Falcons..Sign FA-P-Thomas Morestead-ex Saints
49ers..Sign FA-WR-Devin Funchess-ex Packers-Carolina
Titans..Sign FA-WR-Golden Tate-ex Lions-Giants
Saints..Sign FA-WR-Malcom Perry-ex Ravens
Titans..Sign FA-RB-Dontrelle Hilliard-ex Saints
Packers..Release S-Will Redmond
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(College Football)

College Football Playoff Poll: 1-Georgia..2-Ohio State..3-Alabama…4-Cincinnati…5-Michigan…6-Notre Dame..7-Oklahoma State..8-Baylor…9-Oklahoma…10-Ole Miss

Aztecs…Drop in Playoff Poll..drops from #19-to-21 despite (10-1) record.

LSU…Baton Rouge Advocate reports 4-finalists for LSU job…Dave Aranda-Baylor..Billy Napier-Louisiana..Matt Campbell-Iowa State..Bill O’Brien-ex Alabama-Penn State-Houston

Penn State…Gives coach James Franklin (10Y-73M) extension

Arizona..Interview Jimmy Lake for vacant Def Coord job…ex-Washington Huskies coach

Aztecs..K-Matt Araiza..1-of 3-finalists for Ray Guy Award as best punter in country.
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…(Baseball)…

Padres..Hire Mike Brdar-hitting coach…was Minor League hitting coach for Giants..would be 12th hitting coach in 16-years for Padres.

Dodgers-Texas..TRADE..LA deals OF-Billy McKinney-OF-Zach Reks to Rangers for minor leaguers
Dodgers…P-Clayton Kershaw meets with Texas Rangers to discuss free agent contract…Lives in Dallas.
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(Roster Moves)

White Sox..Sign FA-P-Kendall Gravemann-ex Mariners-Astros..(3Y-24M)..2.05-ERA

Tampa Bay..Contract extension (11Y-182M) to OF-Wander Franco
Red Sox..Open talks with reliever Jeurys Familia-ex Mets
Mets-Twins…Trade talks for reliever Taylor Rodgers-Twins
Phillies..Offer contract to FA-P-Michal Givens-ex Rockies-Orioles
Yankees..Release OF-Clint Frazier..2B-Rougned Odor
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(MLB Notes)

Pittsburgh…Longtime OF-Bill Virdon passes away (90Y)…Pirates star OF…also managed Pittsburgh-Houston-Yankees-Expos in long career

Toronto..Coach OImar Malave-passes away (58Y)
Pirates..Hire Andy Haines as hitting coach
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…(Basketball)….

Lakers-L-NY Knicks (106-100)…..Knicks jumped out to 10-0 lead…..built 22-point lead…coasted to easy win…Knicks hit 15-3’s….Lakers shot 36% shots…….Russell Westbrook had (31P-13A-10R) in loss……..LA (9-9) on season

Clippers-Dallas…Tuesday game
Clippers…Closed practice facility on Tuesday-concern about positive Covid test

Lakers-at-Indiana…Wednesday road game continues with Pacers
Lakers..G-LeBron James returns to play
Lakers..LeBron James loses (248,000) in game check due to 1-game suspension for flagrant foul

Suns..Winning streak at 13-games in a row
Pistons..F-Isaiah Stewart-needed 8-stitches around eye because of LeBron James flagrant elbow foul.
Bucks..Lose F-Semi Ojeleye-out 3W-calf

Sacramento..Gives Alvin Gentry contract extension to become Interim Coach..Kings have had 6-coaches in 8-years

Don Kojis…longtime NBA star with Baltimore Bullets-Detroit Pistons-San Diego Rockets..passes away (82Y)…Left NBA to get into charity work in San Diego County.

(College Basketball)

UCLA-Gonzaga….Tuesday game

Aztecs..Leave for Orange County…Play Georgetown-Thursday in Wooden Classic
USD..Leaves for Las Vegas Holiday Tourney..plays South Alabama on Thursday
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…(Hockey)…

San Diego Gulls-San Jose Barracudas…AHL action Wednesday night

Ducks-at Colorado..Wednesday game..Ducks lost 2-in a row
Kings-Toronto..Wednesday game

Ducks..Send G-Roman Durny to Gulls..had been at Tulsa in ECHL

Devils..Callup C-Chase DiLeo from AHL-Utica Comets
Devils..Send #1 pick Alexander Holtz to AHL-Utica

Islanders..D-Zdeno Chara-placed on Covid list…7th player to test positive
Islanders..Lose F-Blake Nelson-knee injury
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…(General)…

PGA Tour…Announced increased purses for 5-Fex X-Cup tourneys next year…including 15M prizes for 2-of those tourneys…PGA total prize money 500M-for 2022 schedule.

San Diego Wave…Expansion team in National Women’s Soccer League…signs first player…kD-Abby Dahlkemper-played at Manchester City-England and with Houston in NWSL.
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