Hacksaw’s Headlines-Wednesday

Posted by on March 2nd, 2022  •  0 Comments  • 


MLB-Union…Talks collapse…Owners reject Union final proposal…Union rejects MLB final offer…Commissioner Rob Manfred cancels first two series of season…91-games…Scheduled to start season on Thursday April 7th..Could reopen talks with Union this Thursday in New York.

Padres lose 6-games at home vs Giants-Arizona
Padres will open on road at Arizona on Thursday April 7th
Dodgers lose home games against Colorado-Arizona
Dodgers opener at Colorado on Friday April 8th
Angels lose road games at A’s-Seattle
Angels open at home against Houston on Friday April 8th

Rob Manfred press conference:
..We are deadlocked
..We did not make a ‘take it-leave it offer’
..Cancelled games…Games not played..Players not paid
..Takes two parties to reach agreement
..Union created a negative environment directed at us for five years
..We worked hard for 10-days in Jupiter
..We compromised and compromised

..Offered increase first year pay to 700,000..20% raise
..Offered bonus pool 30M to top rookies
..Offered 33% pay raises to 66% of players on rosters
..Offered 1-year service time to Rookie of Year winners
..Offered Increased Luxury Tax from 212M to 220M
..Offered International draft
..Expand playoffs to 12-teams
..Dropped draft pick compensation

Union President Tony Clark:
..Sad day for players and fans
..We came to navigate a fair deal
..Revenues have grown-owners making record profits
..Reason we’re not playing..owners used ultimate economic weapon-lockout
..You used this weapon against your product-the players
..Surprised at priorities of owners..we made first proposal in May-stood ready for months
..Lockout December-we had to wait till February 28th to work on issues
..Work to do-wish these conversations started Day 1
..We were available-I would not have changed anything
..Players want pay for full 162-games-there is precedent
..We saw this coming-seen these patterns for years
..Game is damaged
..Players manipulated by analytics
..Slap in face offer

Union..Source says Owners tried to insert things like Pitch Clock..Ban Shift..Larger bases yesterday during talks rather than zero in on key financial issues.



MLB..Opens talks with NBC about possible Wednesday night TV package of game that would stream weekly on Peacock.


Lakers-Dallas…Mavs built (71-56) blowout lead at half…Lakers barrage of 3’s in 3rd quarter led to (14-1) surge and (34-point quarter)….Lakers led 97-94 in 3rd quarter at Press Time…-Tuesday game…Lakers (27-33)…Lost 9-of-12

Clippers-W-Houston (113-100)…C-Ivica Zubac (22P)…Clippers get 41-off bench…Clippers (33-31)

Lakers..Sign FA-G-DJ Augustin-ex Houston (9PPG)
Lakers..Release C-DeAndre Jordan (4P-5R)
Lakers..Sign FA-F-Wen Gabriel-ex New Orleans
Charlotte..Sign FA-G-Isaiah Thomas-ex Cavs-Boston
76ers..Express interest in FA-C-DeAndre Jordan-ex Lakers-Clippers

Philadelphia..Wednesday-50th Anniversary Wilt Chamberlain 100pt game vs NY Knicks in Hershey, Pennsylvania

Aztecs…Matt Bradley-Adam Seiko announce they will play next year under the NCAA-1 Year-Covid bonus rule.

Aztecs…now (19-7) after win at Wyoming…play Thursday vs Fresno State
USD..now (14-15)…open WCC tourney play Thursday vs Pepperdine

USC-Arizona..Wildcats blowing out Trojans…jumoed to (51-27-halftime lead at Press Time…Tuesday game..Trojans (25-4)..Wildcats (25-3)

UCLA-W-Washington (76-66)…Jaime Jaquez (30P) in win..Bruins (20-6)

NFL Combine…Opens to 329-players
NFL Combine..Workouts-Thurs-QB-RB-TE..Fri-RB-OL-Kickers..Sat-DL-LB..Sunday-DBs

San Diego State…6-Aztecs arrive at combine led by DE-Cam Thomas..P-Matt Araiza..OG-Will Dunkle…OT-Zach Thomas..TE-Daniel Bellinger.RB-Greg Bell

Seattle..QB-Russell Wilson-wants to remain with Seahawks
49eers..QB-Jim Garoppolo needs shoulder surgery
Arizona..Coach Kliff Kingsbury-QB-Kyler Murray-we are in a great place
Denver..GM-George Paton-will add another QB in draft
Colts..Not completed evaluation of QB-Carson Wentz
New England..Seeking Tag-Trade partner for CB-JC Jackson
Saints..Restructure contract OT-Andrus Peat-clears 8M-cap space
Raiders..Express interest in WR-Davante Adams-Packers if free agent
Giants..interest in QB-Mitch Trubisky-ex Bills

49ers..Longtime RB-coach Bobby Jackson leaves team

Tampa Bay…Coach Bruce Arians says Tom Brady ‘slammed door shut when left as FA’

Houston..Trainer for QB-.Deshaun Watson…”Players on team should have been working at Walmart”

Fox TV…Original owners of USFL teams file suit to block league from using former team names-logos-colors
(College Football)

Arizona State..Signs transfer OG-Chris Martinez-San Diego State
LSU..Meets with QB-Jayden Daniels-transfer from ASU

Ducks-Boston…Game tied (3-3) in 3rd period at Press Time…Ducks jumped to (3-1) lead in Tuesday game

Kings-L-Boston (7-0)..Monday blowout loss

Gulls…Open 3-game road trip to Colorado..Play Eagles-Wed-Fri-Sat

Blackhawks..Elevate Kyle Davidson to fulltime GM

Tampa Bay..Sign FA-F-=Ben MacArthur-F-undrafted..scored 25-goals in 26-games in Quebec
Penguins..Sign FA-F-Jordan Frasca..has 32-goals for Kingston in OHL

Bob Baffert..Files lawsuit against Churchill Downs over 2-year suspension for positive drug test of Medina Spirit…Violated ‘Due Process’ hearing…Churchill Downs response ‘he always blamed others-always tried to find loopholes around rules.

Golf..Bryson DeChambeau pulls out of Bay Hill Classic-Arnold Palmer Invitational..lingering hip-hand injuries

UFC..Champion Cain Vasquez arrested attempted Murder Charge in shooting in Santa Clara.


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