Hacksaw’s Headlines-Wednesday

Posted by on March 8th, 2017  •  0 Comments  • 

…………(Football)………….

Chargers…Housecleaning of roster…Release RG-DJ Fluker-4-year starter-shed (8.8M) salary…Release concussion prone CB-Brandon Flowers-had cap figure of (11M)-had four concussion incidents in 2-and-half years..Release WR-Stevie Johnson-due (4.5M) salary-coming off knee surgery…had (45R) in 2015…Release WR-Jeremy Butler….

Chargers…Clear nearly 19M-cap space to re-sign in-house free agents..but create huge hole in substandard OL.

Chargers…RB-Danny Woodhead can negotiate with other teams-report Denver Broncos in contact with him…Woodhead made (3.3M) last season.

(Roster Moves)

Ravens..Release CB-Shareece Wright..S-Kendrick Lewis.
49ers..Release WR-Torrey Smith..S-Antoine Bethea
Bills..Release DE-IK Enemkpali
Colts..Release S-Mike Andams…OT-Joe Reitz-retires

(Free Agency)

Browns-Patriots..Cleveland to offer 1st round pick (#12) to New England for QB-Jimmy Garoppolo

Chicago…Prepares offer for FA-QB-Mike Glennon-Tampa Bay
Colts..Offer deal to FA-CB-AJ Bouye-Houston Texans
Dallas..Sets up visit for FA-WR-Kenny Britt-Rams
Dallas..Restructures contract LB-Sean Lee-gets 5M-cap space
Denver..Sets up FA-visits with DE-Chris Baker-Redskins.
Denver..Sets up visit with FA-DE-Calis Campbell-Cardinals.
New England..Contacts FA-WR-DeSean Jackson-Redskins
New England…Talk to aget for FA-RB-Adrian Peterson-Vikiings..
Seattle..Sets up visit with FA-RB-Adrian Peterson-Vikings
Jets..Interested in QB-Mike Glennon-Tampa..QB-Tyrod Taylor-Buffalo
Redskins..Interested in WR-Marquise Goodwin-Bills

CFL-BC Lions..Sign FA-DE-Frank Alexander-Carolina-had been suspended 3X-by NFL for drug issues

(NFL)

Green Bay…DT-Letroy Guiton suspended 4G-for drug violation.
Rams..CB-Ethan Westbrook-arrested domestic abuse incident
Jets..WR-Jalien Marshall-supsended 4G-Adderall violation

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………..(Baseball)……………

Padres-W-Mexico (7-3)…Corey Spangenberg-Franchy Cordero combine 6-hits..Spangenberg 2-singles-triple…Christian Friedrich (3inn-0R)…Walker Lockett (2inn-0R)

Padres…Off Day in Cactus Legue on Wednesday.

Dodgers-L-Giants (4-2)…Clatyon Kershaw throws 3-no hit innings…Giants-Matt Moore (3-shutout innings)….San Francisco hits 3-solo homers off Dodgers rookie pitchers.

Dodgers..P-Scott Kazmir-MRI clean on ailing hip-no structural damage-but rather muscular issues-needs different exercie routine before pitching.

Dodgers..1B-Adrian Gonzalez-cleared play in field-recovered from strained right elbow.

Dodgers…OF-Yasiel Puig refuses comment on report his Sherman Oaks home robbed of 170,000-cash-jewels last week when he came to camp

Dodgers-Milwaukee…on Wedneday…

Angels..Off day on Tuesday.
Angels-Reds…Wednesday game.
Angels..2B-Luis Valbuena-calf injury..OF-Cam Maybin-shoulder.

(Injuries)

Indians..OF-Michael Brantley takes first BP-sessions-test shoulder.
Cardinals..MRI-P-Trevor Rosenthal comes back clean
Washington..P-Max Scherzer throws 44-pitch BP session-test injured knuckle

(Roster)

Washington..Sign FA-P-John Lannan-former Nationals starter.
Toronto..Sign FA-P-Matt Buschmann-ex Arizona

(MLB)

Fox TV..Hire Alex Rodriguez to be fulltime in studio analyst.

MLB..Confirm…Pirates-Cardinals will play a regular season game in Williamsport, Pennsylvania-home of Little League World Series.

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……………(Basketball)………….

Aztecs-UNLV….Open Mountain West Conference tourney play-4pm play-in game…SDSU (9-9) in conference….Rebels (11-20)-late season collapse-lost (10-of-11)…blowout losses of 20-23-27-36)

Wyoming-Air Force…San Jose-Utah State in other first round games

Gonzaga-W-St Mary’s…Bulldogs now (32-1)..win WCC title for 5th yer in a row.

Georgia..Vote of confidence for coach Mark Fox..Bulldogs (18-13) season.
Quinnipiac..Fires veteran coach Tom Moore (19-42) last two years.
LSU..Firing coach Johnny Jones after (10-20) season.
Cleveland State..Gary Waters retires after 11 years..(9-22) this year.

(NBA)

Lakers-L-Dallas (122-111)…Mavs hit 17-3’s…Dallas shoots 54%…Dirk Nowitzki has (25P)…Mavs put 7-in double figures…Lakers lost 8-in row..now (19-45).

Lakers..Friday press conference to introduce Rob Pelinka-longtime player agent-as new GM of franchise…he repped Kobe Bryant.

Clippers-Minnesota…LA (38-25) record heading into Wednesday game

Cavaliers…C-Andrew Bogut suffers broken leg (:58) into first game in Cleveland..will miss rest of season..

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……………..(Hockey)……………….

Gulls-San Jose….Matchup of 1-vs-2 in the AHL Pacific Division..Barracudas in lst place in division (73) points..San Diego in second (69) points….San Jose won 15-of-17…Gulls (20-4-1) since Christmas week.

Ducks-Nashville….Ducks rally from (3-1) deficit…rookie Nick Ritchie scores 12th goal of season..on Tuesday night.

Gary Bettman..NHL Commissioner meets with Arizona Legislature says Arizona Coyotes cannot survive in Glendale Arena…15-straight money losing seasons…wants state-local financing help for new arena closer to Phoenix.

Vancouver..Refuses to give vote of confident Coach Willie Desjardins-Canucks missing playoffs 2nd year in row.

Arizona..Coach Dave Tippitt boils over at young hockey team mistakes in season falling apart.

Las Vegas Knights…NHL expansion team signs its first player…RW-Reid Duke-scored 35-goals this year with Brandon Wheat Kings of WCHL.

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………….(General)…………….

Soccer…Team USA…Preparing for World Cup qualifying game end of month…Coach Bruce Arena says he is not sure goalie Tim Howard..forward Clint Dempsey or fullback Geoff Cameron will be fit enough to play in game…Howard-coming off leg surgery…Dempsey been out with irregular heartbeat…Cameron just back in England after knee injury.

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