Hacksaw’s Headlines-Wednesday

Posted by on February 16th, 2022  •  0 Comments  • 

…(Baseball)…

Angels…Drug Trial against PR-Director Eric Kay with bombshell testimony in Day 5.
..4-players testified they got Oxycodone and other pills from Kay in clubhouse
..Matt Harvey-Mike Morin-CJ Cron-Cam Bedrosian made purchases in clubhouse
..Harvey..Admitted he was cocaine user with Mets-Angels..shared with Tyler Skaggs
..Harvey admitted he supplied drugs and got drugs from Skaggs
..Harvey supplied Oxycodone to Skaggs
..Harvey supplied Percocet to Skags
..Harvey-knew Skaggs had drug dealer friend in Santa Monica
..Harvey snorted cocaine in Angels clubhouse
..Harvey-Skaggs called him asking for oxycodone
..Harvey-Kay distributed drugs in clubhouse
..Harvey-gave 7-packet packages of painkillers to Skaggs
..Harvey said upon hearing of Skaggs death-knew it was drug overdose
..Morin admitted he paid cash to Kay in clubhouse for painkillers..6-purchases
..Cron said Kay was drug supplier for players
..Cron said Skaggs introduced him to Kay
..Cron did 8-drug purchases with Kay
..Bedrosian used oxy once-got sick-threw them out
..Toxicologist..Fentanyl 100-times more powerful than Oxycodone
..Toxicologist..Skaggs took oxy…took fentanyl later-likely died instantly
..Carli Skaggs-wife-did not know husband was drug addict
..Carli..threatened to go to club officials about Skaggs alcohol problems.
..Prosecution rested its case on Tuesday…Defense presents its case on Wednesday

MLB-Union…No meeting yet on Union response to owners last proposal
MLB..Spring training camps supposed to open on Wednesday-no update from owners

MLB..Report Owners want rights to order teams to decrease their Reserve List in coming years…Teams allowed to have 180-players on signed list for minor leagues and 70-additional with Dominican teams…MLB wants right to decrease the List to 150-players per team

MLB..5-more Class A players suspended 50-games for PED usage..14-Class A players now suspended in two weeks time.
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(Roster Moves)

Washington…1B-Ryan Zimmerman retires…16Y-career..(284HRs)
Dodgers..Sign FA-C-Chris Betts..ex Tampa Bay
Phillies..Sign FA-1B-Josh Ockinehy-ex Red Sox
Salillo-Mexico..Sign FA-P-Felix Doubrant-ex Cubs-Seattle
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…(Football)…

LA Rams…downtown Super Bowl Parade to LA Coliseum on Wednesday
Los Angeles…Will replace ‘Hollywood’ sign on hillside with ‘Rams House’
Roger Goodell…Salutes owner Stan Kroenke for building ‘Rams House’ at SoFi Stadium

Oakland..More than 2,000 show up for Memorial service for John M<adden at Oakland Coliseum.
..Andy Reid..He had childish love for the game
..Al Michaels..He made everyone better around him
..Brett Favre..You wanted your career narrated by him

Washington…Congress will subpoena documents from Daniel Snyder of sexual harrassment investigation..says WFT refusing to turn over documents

Super Bowl TV Ratings…Drew (112M) for Sunday game…2nd highest viewership in history
..Cincinnati..46-ratings..84-share
..Detroit…45.9-rating
..Pittsburgh-Columbus-Kansas City ranked 3-4-5
..Los Angeles 36-rating and 77-share..huge numbers for major market
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(Coaching Moves)

Miami..Hire Darrell Bevell-ex Jaguars..QB coach
Arizona..Hire Matt Burke-DL coach-ex Jets
Denver..Hire Jake Morland-TE coach-ex Jets
Denver..Hire Bert Watt-LB coach-ex Auburn
Packers..Hire Bert Storer-Sp Teams asst..ex Raiders
Jaguars..Hire Rich Angulo-TE coach-ex Ravens
Vikings..Hire Brian Angelichin-TE coach-ex Carolina
Steelers..Hire Pat Meyer-OL coach-ex Carolina-Chargers
Chargers.Hire Brandon Nugents-OL coach-ex Saints
Colts..Hire Rick Smith-ex Raiders-LB coach
Vikings..Interview Thomas Brown-RB coach-with Rams
Saints..Interview MikeWilhoite-SF-for Def Coord
Bengals..LB-coach Al Golden leaves to take job-Notre Dame

New England..Promote Matt Groh to Player Personnel Director
Bengals..Give contract extensions to 5-assistant coaches on Zach Taylor staff
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…(Basketball)…

Aztecs-W-Utah State (75-66)…Matt Bradley rifles home (16P) in first half-finishes with (I22P)…Keshod Johnson (14P) as State pulls away for win…Aztecs shot 56% in first half in building lead………Tuesday game…SDSU (16-6)…Aggies (15-12)

Clippers-L-Suns. (103-96)…Devin Booker-Chris Paul combine for (43P)…..Tuesday game…Suns (47-10)…Clippers (29-31)

Lakers-Utah..Wednesday game.. Lakers (26-31)….Jazz (36-21)

Boston-W-76ers…Celtics win by 48-points on Sixers floor

Spurs..Buyout G-Goran Dragic (8PPG)..Career (14PPG)..owed (19.7M)-is free agent
Bucks..Sign FA-G-DeAndre Bumbrey-ex Brooklyn
Miami..Sign FA-G-Caleb Martin for rest of season
Houston..Sign G-Daishen Nix-4Y extension
Minnesota..Sign G-Pat Beverly-1 year extension

Brooklyn..coach Steve Nash says G-Ben Simmons-mentally ready to play
Miami..G-Tyler Herro-out with knee issues
Brooklyn..Report Kevin Durant-James Harden were in a ‘cold war’ relationship prior to trade
Golden State….C-James Wiseman-cleared 5-on-5 practices
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…(Hockey)…

Kings-Edmonton..Alex Kayliev scores goal…LA led (1-0) in 3rd period at Press time….LA (24-16-7)..Tuesday game

Ducks-Calgary…Wednesday game.

Gulls-at-San Jose..Wednesday road game…Gulls (15-20-2)

Las Vegas…Jack Eichel debuts for Knights-vs-Colorado…Coming off experimental neck-disc surgery that forced his trade from Buffalo.

Vancouver..Lose C-Brandon Sutter for year..Covid complications
Minnesota..Lose D-Matt Dumba-back issue
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…(General)…

Olympics:
..USA-vs-Slovakia..Tuesday night late game-Knockout round
..USA-vs-Canada..Women’s Gold Medal game-Wednesday 11pm PST

..Russian teenager Kamila Valieva-top score in singles competition despite controversy with failed drug tests…scored (82.1) to vault into 1st place …US star Karen Chen fell on a jump scored just (64)…USA-Mariah Bell (65)
..USA..Mikaela Sheffrin finishes distant 18th in downhill ski
..USA Alex Hall scores (90) wins Gold in slopestyle ski event

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Tennis..Novak Djokovic says he would sit out French Open-Wimbledon-US Open if those tourneys mandate Covid Vaccine…was expelled from Australian Open.
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NASCAR…Daytona Speedweek begins…42-cars qualify on Wednesday for Thursday Twin 150–races in Next Gen car
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Golf…LA Genesis Open….Bryson DeChambeau pulls out with wrist-hip-hand injuries…Denies he is committing to play on Saudi-Super Tour
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English Premier League:
..Manchester United-W-Brighton….Cristiano Ronaldo scores 51′ in 2-0 win

FIFA..Fines Brazil (600,000)…Argentina (270,000) fpr  breaches of Covid-protocols in World Cup qualifying…Match in September suspended just after it started after 4-Brazilian players were found to have tested positive in England..but lied about illness when included on World Cup roster…Match ordered to be replayed…Players suspended…
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