Hacksaw’s Headlines–Wednesday

Posted by on December 22nd, 2021  •  0 Comments  • 

…(Football)…

Aztecs-W-Texas San Antonio…Frisco Bowl…SDSU steamrolls Roadrunners (38-24)…with strong 2nd half performance to win school record 12th game….QB-Lucas Johnson career best 333Y-passing night….RB-Greg Bell cracked 1,000-yard rushing night…WR-Jesse Matthews career best (11R-125) in final game…SDSU close to 500-yards in offense…Defense punished UTSA QB-Frank Harris in 2nd half….SDSU gave up big plays early-but took control of game in 2nd half…Survived despite 14-penalties on evening…..Aztecs (12-2)….Roadrunners (12-2)

 

Armed Forces Bowl…Army-vs-Missouri..Wednesday

USC…QB-Kedon Slovis transfers to Pitt…has 2-years eligibility left
Oregon…Lands Auburn transfer QB-Bo Nix
Florida..Gators pick up Ohio State transfer QB-Jack Miller
Alabama..picks up RB-Jahmyer Gibbs-transfer Georgia Tech

Jackson State..FBI arrests LB-Abdul McClain-transfer from USC…headed up scheme stealing (227,736) in bogus Covid employment claims…Facing 12-felony counts and 20-years in prison..Recruited other players who filed for (900,000) in bogus claims falsifying documents and stealing identities…
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(NFL)

Chargers..Backup QB-Chase Daniel…DT-Joe Gaziano..DE-Chris Rumph..CB-Trey Marshall  go on Covid list…9-players out
Chargers..Say RB-Austin Ekeler was not on Covid list on Monday
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(Schedule)

Eagles-W-Washington (27-17)..Jalen Hurts (296P-38R)…RB-Miles Sanders (131R)…Eagles pile up (519Y) offense….Washington had to play their 4th different starting QB of season in loss….Tuesday game

Rams-W-Seahawks..(20-10)…Rams defense 3-sacks…1-interception…held Seattle (3-11) on 3rd downs…Rams QB-Matthew Stafford (248P-2TD)….WR-Cooper Kupp (9R-136Y)…RB-Sonny Michel (92R) in win…Russell Wilson held d(156P-0TD)….Tuesday game

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(NFL Notes)

NFL..Criticized by health workers..Report says 5-NFL execs went to front of the line at Covid testing center on Monday, cutting infront of 150 people at Manhattan center…so they could work Monday Night Games on TV.

Arizona..Coach Kliff Kingsbury says team ‘must push back against adversity’….Lost 2-in a row-have gone from #1-seed in NFC to #4 seed.

Pittsburgh..Coach Mike Tomlin…’we want volunteers-not hostages’…said LB-Melvin Ingram did not want to be a Steeler-so was traded to Chiefs

Chicago..Growing unrest over Bears failures on offense as ‘Fire Matt Nagy’ chants ring out at Soldier Field.

Atlanta..Coach Matt Rham under fire..Falcons (0-5) at home this year.

CFL-Edmonton Elk….Bring back Chris Jones as Coach-GM…Had worked for Cleveland Browns…prior to that Coach in Edmonton-Saskatchewan.
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(Roster Moves)

Tampa Bay..Sign FA-RB-Le” Veon Bell..former Steelers star..bounced around to Jets-Ravens this year.
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(Injury-Illness)

Chiefs..WR-Tyreek Hill..TE-Blake Bell..K-Harrison Butker..S-Charv Ward.. on Covid list
Bills..DE-AJ Epenesa..WR-Cole Beasley on Covid list
Bears..S-Tayshaun Gibson on list
Houston..DT-Maliek Collins..DE-Derek Rivers positive tests
Miami..WR-Will Fuller reinjures finger-2nd time-will miss rest of year
Patriots..WR-Kendrick Bourne on Covid list
Eagles..OF-Landon Dickerson on Covid list
Seattle..RB-Travis Homer..DT-Kerry Hyder on Covid list
Titans..CB-Eli Molden on list

Raiders..S-Jonathon Abram-dislocated shoulder
Bucs..IR-RB-Leonard Fournette-hamstrings…LB-Lavante David-sprained foot
Browns..DE-Takk McKinley-torn Achilles-gone for year

Miami..WR-Will Fuller-reinjures finger 2nd time…out for rest of year
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…(Basketball)…

Lakers-Suns…..Phoenix led (64-54) early in 3rd quarter at press time…..Heading into the game…..LA (16-15)

Clippers-at-Sacramento…Wednesday game

Washington..Signs F-Jordan Schakel-ex Aztecs..was shooting (48%) 3-points in G-League
Indiana..GM-Kelvin Pritchard says team needs to develop a superstar player

NBA..Commissioner Adam Silver says team will not consider shutting down
NBA..83-players test positive in last 5-days
Washington..G-Kantavious Caldwell-Pope..in isolation-Covid test
Washington..Coach Wes Unseld tests positive
Atlanta..F-Danario Gallimari..C-Clint Capela on Covid list
Kings..C-Neemiuis Queta on Covid list
Toronto..G-Fred Van Vleet-in isolation

Miami..Sign FA-F-Zylan Cheatem-G League
Atlanta..Sign FA-G-Lance Stephenson-G League
Dallas..Sign FA-G-George King
Lakers..Sign FA-G-Mason Jones-G League (17P-6R-7A)
Lakers..Sign FA-F-Jemmerio Jones-G League..(6P8R-3A)
Toronto..Sign FA-F-Nick Stauskus

Kenneth Faried..Ex-Denver forward-asks for release from CSKA-Moscow team
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(College)

Aztecs-vs-UCSD…San Diego State (7-3) heading into Wednesday night game
USD-vs-UNLV…Both teams (7-5)
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…(Baseball)….

A’s..Hire Mark Kotsay as manager replacing Bob Melvin
Pirates..Hire Dewey Robinson-Director of Minor League Pitching Development…ex Tampa Bay
Pirates..Hire Dan Meyer-ex Mariners as minor league instructor
Pirates..Hire Chris Truby-ex Phillies..as head minor league infielders
Yankees..Hire Eric Chavez as co-hitting coach..17Y veteran player-A’s..5Y with Angels-scout

Tigers..Confirm 1B-coach Kim Bartee passes away (49) from illness..had worked for Tigers-Phillies-Pirates
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(Roster Moves)

Ivan Nova..Ex-Yankees-Pirates-Twins pitcher-signs with Landers-Korean League
Drew Rucinski..Ex-Reds pitcher signs with NC Dinos-Korea
Nick Martini..Ex-Reds-Padres-Cubs OF signs with NC Dinos-Korea
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…(Hockey)….

NHL…Canadian Press reports NHL is pulling its players out of Beijing Olympics because of Covid  global spread.

NHL…Puts all teams on pause from Wednesday thru next Monday…will then retest all players on Monday

Kings..C-Quinton Byfield in isolation-positive test
Ottawa..Head coach DJ Smith-4 assistants on Covid list
Las Vegas..Lose D-Alex Pietrangelo-Evgeny Davodov-Covid
Seattle..D-Adam Larsson on Covid list
Sabres..Lose RB-Joel Skinner-Covid
Washington..D-Justin Schultz-F-Dan Spong on Covid
Detroit..F-Filip Zedena-Sam Gagner on Covid list
Maple Leafs..Covid list now at 13..Ad G-Petr Mrazek..C-Rasmus Sandin

Soportsnet…Reported Buffalo Sabres offered to deal C-Jack Eichel to Ducks but demanded C-Trevor Zegras..D-Jamie Drysdale and #1-#1 in deal…Eichel went to Las Vegas in trade instead.

Curt Ridley..Longtime NHL Goalie-Blues-Vancouver-Rangers-Bruins-passes away (70Y)

Quebec Junior League..Suspends operations till January 7th-Covid outbreak in province.

Gulls-Stockton…Wednesday game…Gulls (9-12-1)..try to snap bad 3-game home ice losing streak
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…(General)…….

FIFA…Meets with officials from 200-different countries playing soccer…Details plan for Biennial World Cup that would create 4.4B-pool oif revenue every two years to be distributed equally….Each soccer federation would get 25M-Revenue boost every two years….IOC..EPL-UFEA-Copa America all against changing the soccer calendar.

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