Hacksaw’s Headlines–Wednesday

Posted by on January 25th, 2017  •  0 Comments  • 

……….(Football)……………..

Chargers..Owner Dean Spanos refutes ESPN column that he is under pressure to reconsider the move to Los Angeles…says “full speed ahead”.

Aztecs…Athletic Director JD Wicker reiterates he is comfortable with San Diego State playing in a 30,000-seat MLS stadium-though SDSU football attendance has been rising yearly….wants to see schematics of newly proposed MLS stadium to determine if additional ‘football’ seating can be part of design.

(Teams)

Chiefs..Hire Greg Lewis-WR coach-ex Eagles

Bills..Hire David Culley-QB coach-ex Chiefs assistant.

Eagles..Hire Mike Groh-WR coach-ex Bears

Colts..Ask permission to interview Chris Ballard-Chiefs..Eric DeCosta-Ravens..Eliot Wolf-Packers for vacant GM job.

49ers..Interview Terry McDonagh-Arizona 2nd time for vacant GM post

Saints..Interview Jason Tarver-LB coach-ex 49ers

Steelers..Coach Mike Tomlin says he will consider to challenge WR-Antonio Brown to be more mature on-off field…criticizes player ‘concerned more about personal stats” .

Steelers..QB-Ben Roethlisberger says he might consider retirement-still has 3Y-46M left on contract.

Bengals..CB-Pac Man Jones receiving treatment for anger management issues after racial run in with police in Cincinnati.

Browns..Clemson coach Dabo Swinney says Cleveland will be making a Michael Jordan mistake if they don’t draft QB-Deshaun Watson with lst pick in draft.

(Injuries)

Dallas..DE-Demarcus Lawrence will have more back surgery.
Atlanta..C-Alex Mack misses workouts with sprained ankle.

(College)

Notre Dame..Hires Tommy Rees as QB-coach-workd on Chargers staff.

Indiana State..Sycamores hire Curt Mallory-Wyoming-as head coach..son of longtime head coach Bill Mallory.

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…………..(Basketball)………………

Aztecs-L-Air Force (60-57)…Dismal 2nd half by SDSU….outscored (36-23) by outmanned Falcons team…SDSU blew 14-point lead in 2nd half..finished with 37% shooting…14-turnvoers…21-fouls…saw 3-game win streak snapped. ….Aztecs went (5:49) without a basket in one stretch…failed to score a basket in the final (2:37) of game.

Villanova…Top ranked Wildcats lose to Marquette..Warriors go on (19-4) run at end of game to blow out Villanova.

Kansas….2nd seeded Kansas toppled-get ambushed at West Virginia..

Kentucky…ranked 4th-lost in SEC play to Tennessee.

Clippers-L-Philadelphia (121-110)….76ers shoot 50% from floor…go (21-for-22) from free throw line..Sixers score 62P in second half .

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……………..(Baseball)……………..

Padres…Family of Tony Gwynn confirms it has sold off wide array of his personal memorabilia…..Family has received (831,479) in funds from sales of Hall of Fame ring…the 3,000-hit Ball in Montreal game…jersey’s….trophies..equipment…in 3-different auctions.

Padres..Sign FA-Barry Enright-ex-Angels-…pitched in Hermosillo, Mexico last year (3.19-ERA)…..Sign FA-OF-Nick Bunn-ex Angels-hit (.290) at AAA.

(MLB)

Yordano Ventura….Police in Santo Domingo investigating report that Royals pitcher was robbed by a looter, as he lay dying on a highway in Dominican Republic….Ventura was ejected from his SUV-was still alive….Robbers took his World Series ring, wallet, cash and other personal items.

(Roster Moves)

Giants..Sign FA-C-Nick Hundley-ex Rockies-Padres-Orioles
Toronto..Sign FA-C-Jarrod Saltlamacchia-ex Tigers.
Cubs..Sign FA-P-Brett Anderson-ex Dodgers.
Tampa Bay..Sign P-Shawn Tolleson-ex Rangers.
Angels..Sign FA-OF-Eric Young-ex Brewers
Miami-Phillies…Marlins acquire P-Sev Gonzalez for minor leaguers

Dodgers…Talk to P-Jerry Blevins-Mets.

……………(Hockey)……………..

Kings-W-New Jersey (3-1)…Anze Kopitar and Tanner Pearson score goals in first (1:49) on game…LA coasts to win-snapping 4-game losing streak.

Ducks-Oilers…Anaheim (27-14-9)…Edmonton (26-15-8)….Oilers led by Connor McDavid (56P-in-49Games)

Ducks..Send C-Nate Thompson-to San Diego Gulls-rehab shoulder surgeries.

Ducks..Place LW-Stefan Noesen-has scored 6-goals in San Diego.

Ottawa-San Jose…Trade-Senators acquire Tom Wingels-F- for minor leaguers.

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