Hacksaw’s Headlines–Wednesday

Posted by on December 21st, 2016  •  0 Comments  • 

………….(Football)………………

Chargers…Pro Bowl……CB-Casey Hayward-7 interceptions…only San Diego player named lst team Pro Bowl…Philip Rivers-Melvin Gordon-Joey Bosa named alternates.

(NFL)

Pro Bowl…7-Raiders players-led by QB-Derek Carr named 1st team Pro Bowlers for AFC….5-Cowboys-led by QB-Dak Prescott…RB-Ezekiel Elliot and 3-OL head up the NFC team.

Giants…NFL fines team 100,000…fines Coach Ben McAdoo 50,000 for illegal use of walkie-talkie to get plays into huddle when QB-Eli Manning communication system goes out…McAdoo used system for just 5-plays during a game.

Dallas..NFL says it will not fine RB-Ezekial Elliott for jumping into a Salvation Army Kettle in end zone as part of a celebration after a TD.

Carolina..Panthers remain miffed at referee Walt Coleman for missing blow to helmet penalty on Cam Newton scramble.

Raiders..Coach Jack Del Rio admits having David Carr take all shotgun snaps-protect injured pinkie-has hurt Oakland run game.

Cowboys…Owner Jerry Jones says he expects DE-Randy Gregory to practice on Wednesday and to play last two games of season-coming off 14-game drug suspension.

Buffalo..Coach Rex Ryan says he feels like he is coaching on an island with no conversations with ownership about his future as coach.

(Roster)

Falcons..Sign FA-S-Dashon Goldson
Jaguars..Sign FA=DE-Marcus Rush-ex 49ers

(Injuries)

Carolina..Coach Ron Rivera says he’s not ready to activate LB-Luke Kuechly to play two end of season games for team out of playoffs..worried about concussion issues.

Saints..IR-LB-Stephone Anthony-knee
Giants..IR-QB-Ryan Nassib-elbow.
Eagles..IR-RB-Kenjon Barner-hamstring
Steelers..TE-Ladarius Green remains in concussion -protocol…3-concussions in 2-years
Rams..QB-Jared Goff allowed to take part in walk thru practice-still in concussion protocol
49ers..IR-S-Jimmy Ward-knee
Seahawks..IR-DE-Damontrae Moore-knee
Redskins..IR-LB-Houston Bates-knee

……………….(College Football)……..

Aztecs-Houston…Las Vegas Bowl had (3.7M) viewers-all time high…top rated bowl game of the 4-played last weekend.

(Bowl Games)

Poinsettia Bowl…..Wyoming-vs-BYU tonite at Qualcomm Stadium….Cowboys led by QB-Josh Allen (3,481APY-30TD).. and RB-Brian Hill (1,767Y-21TD)…….Cougars to start young QB-Tanner Mangum in place of injured Taysom Hill…led by RB-Jamaal Williams (1,165Y) rushing…

Boca Raton Bowl…Western Kentucky-W-Memphis (51-31)..QB-Mike White (336P-3TD)..RB-Anthony Wales (245R-3TD) for Hilltoppers..who finished with (598-491Y) edge in offense..Memphis QB-Riley Ferguson (372P-4TD)..but Tigers had 4-turnovers in game.

Rutgers..NCAA charges Scarlet Knights with 7-violations…failure to discipline 16-players over 5-year period who failed drug tests.

James Madison University…Suspends 7-players for 1-AA championship game for incident off the field.

Youngstown State…5-players still suspended for 1-AA title game..questions about failed drug tests.

Syracuse…Coach Dino Babers confirms 7-players are transferring out of Orange program after disappointing season.

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……………….(Baseball)………………….

Padres…Offer FA-contract to P-Trevor Cahill-Cubs-A’s.
Padres…Open talks with FA-P-Jake Peavy-Giants..15Y-veteran..(5-9)-5.54-ERA
Padres…Re-sign FA-P-Jon Edwards
Padres…Re-sign FA-P-Clayton Richard (3-3)-2.52-ERA end of last season

(Roster Moves)

Phillies-Red Sox..Trade.Boston deals P-Clay Buckholz (13.5M) deal to Phillies for 2B-Josh Tobias.

Yankees-White Sox..Open trade talks about deal for P-Jose Quintana.

Indians..Sign FA-OF-Chris Colabello-ex Blue Jays
Indians..Sign FA-P-Nick Goody-from Yankees chain
Tigers..Sign FA-OF-Juan Perez-ex-Giants
Reds..Sign FA-P-Rob Wooten-ex Milwaukee
Royals..Sign FA-3B-Garin Cecchini-ex Brewers
Arizona..Sign FA-OF-Ossie Arcia-ex Padres-Twins

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………..(Basketball)………………

Lakers-L-Charlotte (117-113)..Kemba Walker-Nic Batum combine for (51P)…Hornets hit 20-free throws….Lakers lose despite hitting 16-3 point shots….

Clippers-W-Denver (119-102)…LA jumps to (25-11) lead at start of game..Chris Paul (16P-15A-8R) in win.

Golden State-W-Utah..Warriors now (25-4)
Cleveland-W-Bucks..Cleveland (20-6) record
San Antonio W-Houston ..Spurs go to (23-5)…

Sacramento Kings..Fine C-DeMarco Cousins (50,000) for threatening Sacramento Bee columnists for writing about his off court problems in public

Houston Rockets..Lose-C-Clint Capela-6W-fractured leg.

TNT…Memorial service for NBA announcer Craig Sager-in Atlanta.

Aztecs-Southern Mississippi…lst round game (4pm) today in Diamond Head Classic in Hawaii…SDSU (6-5).

USD-at-North Texas State…Toreros (6-5) on season.

USD…Bill McGillis-named AD…was Athletic Director at Southern Mississippi…says he wants to grow basketball program into a West Coast Conference power like Gonzaga-St. Mary’s.

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…………(Hockey)……………….

LA Kings-L-Columbus. (3-2)…Overtime-Shootout…Cam Atkinson scores 3-goals for Blue Jackets…Jeff Carter scores 2-goals for Kings…

Ducks-L-Montreal (5-1)….Canadiens score 2-power play goals….Montreal holds Ducks to just 14-shots on goal..Carey Price backstops Habs to win..

Ducks..Sign lst round pick Sam Steele…leading scorer in Western Canadian Junior League…18Y-old forward already has 23-goals this season.

Rangers..lose F-Rick Nash-groin injury

Tucson Roadrunners…AHL club confirms captain Craig Cunningham released from hospital after November 19th cardiac arrest befor AHL game….Life saved by medics in Arena…then Oxygenation procedure in hospital…and Ventricualar procedure at Barrow Institute in Tucson.

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…….(General)……………..

Wimbledon…2-time champion Petra Kvitova of Czechoslovakia-badly injured by knife wielding robber in her apartment in Prague…She suffered 2-torn tendons in left hand..injuries to all 5-fingers and nerves in hand…fighting off robber-who escaped…Kvitova underwent nearly 4-hours of surgery…will be out 6-months.

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