Hacksaw’s Headlines-Wednesday

Posted by on January 18th, 2023  •  0 Comments  • 


Chargers…Fire Off CoordJoe Lombardi and QB-Coach Shane Day after 2Y on job
..Justin Herbert threw only 7TD passes in final 7-games of season
..Chargers scored only 17TDs in final 7-games of season
..Chargers finished #30 in rushing (89YPG)
..Chargers finished #30 in yards per carry (3.4YPC)
..Chargers finished #23 in Goal to Goal TDs
..Chargers finished #17 in Red Zone TDs-only 54%

Chargers…Lead candidates could be Mike LaFleur-ex Jets OC…Nathaniel Hackett-ex Broncos coach-Pacers OC
(NFL Notes)

Baltimore..DE-Calais Campbell criticizes organization for balking at a contract extension for QB-Lamar Jackson.

Tampa Bay…Saddened QB-Tom Brady goes thru exit meeting with coaches-not talking about whether he returns next year

Tampa Bay..Firings expected on Todd Bowles-coaching staff after (8-10) year
Tampa Bay…Report may fire Off Coor-Byron Leftwich

Broncos..Interview Sean Payton for head coaching job-Tuesday morning
Broncos..Interview Raheem Morris-Rams for head job-Tuesday night
Houston..Interviewed Sean Payton-Monday night
Houston…Interviewed Thomas Brown-Rams-Tuesday
Houston..Interviewed Ejiro Evero-Denver-Tuesday night
Colts..Will interview Dan Quinn-Dallas on Friday
Patriots..Will interview Bill O’Brien-ex Houston coach for Off Coor job
Patriots..Will interview ex Miami coach Adam Gase-for Off Coor job
Washington..Will interview Charles London-Atlanta for Off Coor job
Washington..Interview Pat Shurmur-ex Broncos-Browns for Off Coor job
Washington..Interview Al Holcomb-Carolina Def Coor
Carolina..Interviews Lions OC-Ben Johnson for 2nd time for head coaching job
Browns..hire Jim Schwartz-Eagles-as Def Coord
Titans…2nd interviews for GM candidate Ian Cunningham-Bears
Titans..2nd interview for 49ers Ran Cathon-40ers for GM job
Titans…Hire Ran Cathon late Tuesday night for GM job
Detroit..Off Coord-Ben Johnson withdraws from Carolina head coach search

Dallas..coach Mike McCarthy says Brett Maher remains the kicker-will not be removed-replaced on roster..
(College Football)

Aztecs…Elevate Ryan Lindley to Offensive Coordinator-QB coach…Joined team in midseason as QB coach…after having been assistant with Cleveland Browns and at Mississippi State.

Aztecs..Jeff Horton announces retirement after 12-years at SDSU…Did 2-tours as Off Coord and was running back coach

Aztecs…Head coach Brady Hoke fires WR-coach Hunky Cooper after 8-years on job…Was unhappy during season with QB troubles and play calling…Hoke refused to make himself available to media…

Miami..Hurricanes QB-Jake Garcia enters NCAA transfer portal

West Virginia..State Legislature considering a ‘We Are Marshall’ holiday to memorialize the 1970-Plane Crash that wiped out Thundering Herd football program.

Padres…Hire former Detroit Tigers hitting coach Scott Coolbaugh as Assistant Hitting Coach.
(MLB Notes)

Scott Boras…Agent for Carlos Correa criticizes NY Mets for handling the free-agent contract….”They read the report of the same consultant the Giants hired then made decision to cut contract offer by 50%…Never went for a 2nd opinion”…Mets took 13Y-offer off table and offerd 5-years with demand he take a physical on ankle after 5th year before a 6th year would be granted.
(Roster Moves)

Broston..Open contract talks with with FA-OF-Adam Duvall-Braves
Red Sox-Rockies..TRADE..Boston deals P-Connor Seabold to Colorado (3.37-ERA)

Cardinals-Miami…St Louis opens trade talks for P-Pablo Lopez.

Royals…19Y-veteran pitcher Zach Grienke remains unsigned
Milwaukee..Veteran 3B-Travis Shaw retires

Aztecs-at-Colorado State..Wednesday game…SDSU (13-4) but strugging with outside shooting.

Clippers-76ers…Sixers blew open game in 4th quarter on 11-0 Run…..Led Clippers (115-98)late in final period….Joel Embiid (40P) for 76ers….Kawhi Leonard (27P) but Clippers missed 8-shots in a row in 4th period of Tuesday game

Clippers-at-Utah…Wednesday game
Lakers-Sacramento…Wednesday…Lakers coming off LeBron James (46P) game-Monday

Clippers-Detroit..Trade rumor G-John Wall for C-Nerlens Noel
Lakers-Utah..Trade rumor…G-Kendrick Nunn for G-Mike Conley

Alabama…Police say Crimson Tide-F-Darius Miles supplied a gun to shooter who killed 23-year old woman in gun fire incident after argument at bar in Tuscaloosa


Gulls-vs-Bakersfield…AHL action-Wednesday night…Gulls (11-26)

Ducks-L-Flyers (5-2)…Kevin Hayes hat trick for Flyers……Tuesday game

Oilers…Activate F-Evander Kane from IR..recovery from artery injury-wrist

Vancouver…President Jim Rutherford says team has made best offer it can to 30-goal scorer Bo Horvat…earns 5M…Offered 7M…Demanding 9M a year

Vancouver-Tampa Bay…Trade talks ..Canucks D-Luke Schenn for F-Blake Coleman

Montreal..Put 3-players on IR..Joel Armia-shoulder…Jake Evans-knee..F-Juraj Slafkovsky-knee

Las Vegas..Lose D-Alec Martinez–knee injury

Blackhawks..Call up G-Jaxson Stauber from AHL

Manchester United…Discussing tearing down Old Trafford Stadium-built in 1910-to build 80,000 stadium at cost of (1.3B)

English Premier League…Thursday game..Manchester United-vs-Crystal Palace

Gio Reyna…Teammates at Dortmund-Borussia team in Germany say Reyna had poor practice habits with their team….Reyna was demoted by Team USA-Coach Gregg Berhalter during World Cup.

LIV Golf…Report will buy time on CW network to televise all 14-of its events on USA TV…Did not have network TV contract  in first year and streaming viewership was dismal.

Indy Car…Chip Ganassi Racing signs 2-time Indy car driver Takuma Sato to run Oval races this year in place of Jimmy Johnson.

Australian Open…Novak Djokovic wins 1st round match-was expelled from tourney and country last year…Rafael Nadal plays 2nd round match-late Tuesday night…Top seed Iga Swiateck straight sets 2nd round win on ladies side.


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