Hacksaw’s Headlines-Wednesday

Posted by on February 1st, 2023  •  0 Comments  • 

…(Football)….

NFL…Announces Salary Cap will go to (224M) for 2023..Increase (16M)…Cap and increase are NFL records.

NFL..Franchise Tag Fee released for Free Agency in February:
..QB-32.4M…RB-10M…WR-19.7M..OL-18.2M…DE-19.7M..DT-19.2M…LB-20.9M…CB-18.1M…S-14.4M

NFL-TV Ratings
..49ers-Eagles game (47.5M) viewership
..Chiefs-Bengals game (53.1M)….had (59.3M) viewers in 4th quarter

Denver…ESPN Reporting Broncos have changed minds and reopened talks to hire Sean Payton as head coach and that Denver has agreed to compensation with New Orleans Saints.

Denver…Hot candidate DeMeco Ryans-49ers-withdraws from consideration…Broncos criticized in Denver for 9-week delay inhering a head coach…On again-off again talks with Sean Payton-Jim Harbaugh not to go forward with additional interviews….Insinuations Walton family ownership ¬†were unwilling to pay 15M-year price plus compensationt to hire coaches.

49ers…Will interview ex Carolina coach Steve Wills for possible Def Coor job-was not retained by Panthers despite going (6-6) as interim coach.

Buffalo..GM-Brandon Beane says QB-Josh Allen is taking too many hits…33-sacks..124-hits this year in addition to 122-rushes.

Carolina..New coach Frank Reich says he learned to adapt to different styles QBs while with Colts…Had Jacoby Brissett-Philip Rivers-Carson Wentz-Matt Ryan as starters over 4-year span.

Arizona..Interviewed Mike Kafka-NY Giants for head job on Tuesday
Houston..Complete 2nd interview with DeMeco Ryans-49ers on Tuesday
Dallas..Interview Jeff Nixon-Carolina for Off Coord job
Colts..Will interview Brian Callahan-Bengals for head job

Carolina..Report Panthers interested in possible trade for  Raiders QB-Derek Carr
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(Injuries)

49ers…QB-Brock Purdy told he needs elbow ligament transplant surgery..could be out 8-months.

Chiefs..LB-Willie Gay-MRI-injured shoulder
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(College Football)

Senior Bowl-Mobile…QB-Max Duggan in spotlight during workouts
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…(Baseball)…

Dodgers…Mourn passing of legendary scout Ralph Avila…Opened Dodgers Academy in Dominican Republic in 1987…Signed top FA-P-Ramon Martinez..P-Pedro Martinez..OF-Raul Mondesi…SS-Mariano Duncan…SS-Jose Viscaino

St Petersburg…Mayor recommends Tampa Bay Rays be picked as developer in the ‘Gas Plant District’…to develop new stadium, entertainment district, Hotel…Housing project.
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(Roster Moves)

Toronto..Sign FA-P-Chad Green-ex Yankees (3.14-ERA)
Washington..Sign FA-P-Wily Peralta-ex Brewers-Tigers
Arizona..Sign FA-P-Jandel Gustave-ex Brewers
Braves..Sign FA-2B-Adeiney Hechavarria-ex Marlins-Tampa Bay
Braves..Sign FA-OF-Mag Sierra-ex Marlins-Angels
Reds..Sign FA-OF-Chad Pinder-ex A’s
Brewers..Sign FA-OF-Monte Harrison-ex Angels

Rockies..Veteran OF-Dexter Fowler retires..Played for Colorado-Cubs-Houston
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…(Basketball)….

Aztecs-L-Nevada (75-66)…Wolfpack outmuscle…outshoot SDSU in strong come from behind win….State had early 11-4 lead-took a technical foul and were never able to put Nevada away…
..G-Jared Lucas (24P)
..G-Kenan Blackshear (18P)
..C-Will Baker (19P)
..Aztecs only 2-players in double figures
..Nathan Mensah 0-baskets only 3-rebounds in loss
..UNR packed the paint on defense as Aztecs went cold
..SDSU now (17-5) will be knocked out of the rankings

 

Lakers-W-NY Knicks (129-123)-OT….Lakers blow 6-point lead in final 1-minute…then dominate in overtime….Russell Westbrook basket-3 assists in OT…LeBon James (28P-10R-10A)……18-lead changes…Survived Knicks G-Jalen Brunson (37P) outbursts……Tuesday game…Lakers (24-28)

Clippers-W-Chicago (108-103)…Kawhi Leonard (33P)….Norm Powell (27P) in win…….LA (29-25)

Dallas..F-Luka Doncic scores (53P)-vs-Detroit…4th time over 50-this year

Portland..Offer F-Jearmi Grant (4Y-112M) extension
Dallas..Sign FA-F-Chris Silva..(14P-7R) in NBA G-League
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…(Hockey)…

LA Kings-L-Carolina (5-4) OT…Sebastian Aho power play goal in OT caps comeback….Kings 3-goals in 2nd period…Hurricanes scored 4-goals in a row in comeback…Kings….Tuesday game

Gulls-Abbortsford Canucks…Wednesday game…Gulls (12-31)

NY Islanders…Heavy criticism for making (3-for-1) trade to rent 30-goal scorer Bo Horvt-traded from Vancouver because he was headed to free agency.

Montreal..Hip surgery for D-Otto Leskinen
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…(General)….

Golf…Phil Mickelson says he was ’embarrassed’ by the way he played in 2022 on LIV Tour..finished 35th or worse in 4-of-6 tourneys last year…Has lost 22-pounds to rally his game…Mickelson is ranked 254th in World rankings

Masters….says any player on LIV Tour-who previously qualified-will be allowed to play at Augusta…Will invite past winners, who are on LIV tour now, to the Champions Tour

Soccer…Leeds United acquires Team USA-F-Weston McKennie from Juventus…joins young USA players Tyler Adams-Brenden Aaronson on Leeds roster

Chelsea…Closing in on (129M) transfer deal to acquire playmaking MF-Enzo Fernandez from Benfica-Portugal

Manchester United..Lose F-hristian Erickson for 3-months with chip feature ankle.
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