Hacksaw’s Headlines-Wednesday

Posted by on August 23rd, 2017  •  0 Comments  • 

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Chargers..NFL-suspends OC-Matt Tuerk-tested positive for PEDs…says he took a tainted supplement in off season…4G-suspension…Bolts now have issues with 5-different OL.

Chargers..Release injured DE-Chris Landrum-injured shoulder in OTA’s…sign FA-DE-Whitney Richardson from small college ranks-Lane College.

Chargers…Struggling in new 4-3 defense…allowing (4.8YPC) on run defense…not getting any plays from linebackers aside from pass rush

Chargers…NFL stats..Bolts QBs completing just 51% of passes…RB’s average just (2.7YPC) so far in preseason.

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(Injuries)

Raiders..Activate DE-Ihad Ward from PUP
Patriots..OT-Nate Solder returns to camp-had contemplated retirement
Patriots..Activate LB-Dont’a Hightower from PUP
Denver..Activate S-TJ Ward from :PUP
Denver..S-Shaq Barrett returns to practice-had hip injury
Carolina..QB-Cam Newton will play on Thursday-recovered rotator cuff surgery
Arizona..Activate LB-Deone Bucannon from PUP

(Camp Notes)

49ers..Workout FA-DE-Tyson Jackson-ex Falcons

Browns..Coach Hue Jackson to name starting QB on Wednesday
Houston..Name Tom Savage starting QB ahead of Deshaun Watson.
Denver..Name Garrett Boles as starting LT

Raiders..Holdout LT-Donald Penn expected to report to camp today

Eagles..Vote of confidence to struggling RB-LeGarrett Blount

Giants..Coach Ben McAdoo upset at offense..no-TDs in 20-possessions.

(NFL)

Mike Martz..Denies he ripped into QB-Jared Goff and new Rams coach Sean McVay…says author embellished quotes about putting rookie QBs on field….Author Tom George quoted Martz as saying Rams made mistake hiring 31Y old head coach…hired ‘buddy’ for QB-not tough leader….Asks-who is going to teach him…What’s McVay’s QB experience…What’s his football experience…quoted Martz as saying he was not going to drink the Rams Kool Aid

Trent Richardson…former lst round pick RB-Browns and Colts changes mind and decides not to sign with CFL-Saskatchewan Roughriders.

Quanterius Smith…former Broncos DE-arrested armed robbery-stealing 10-phones and cash from an ATT store in Atltan.

(College)

Aztecs…Name 6’7-LT-Ty Roemer starter…and 6’3-310-Keith Ishamel as starting center…both are redshirt freshman.

Aztecs..Lose DE-Dakota Gordon for year with another torn knee ligament..TE-Parker Houston out with neck injury…LV-Temerick Harper-foot sprain.

Florida A&M…Head Coach Lane Kiffin confirms he is using disgraced Baylor head coach Art Briles as a consultant…had hired Kendall Briles as offensive coordiantor…Kiffin has also picked up 5-transfers, players dumped by other school for off field issues.

Pitt..Names Max Browne-starting QB…was transfer from USC.

Arizona..Lands OT-Thiyo Lukusa-transfer from Michigan State…will have 3-years eligibility left.

Youngstown State….Nate Richmond-father of LB-Ma’lik Richmond-shot and killed by police after firing shots at a judge…his son had been removed from YSU football team after protest….Younger Richardson had been convicted of taking part in a gang sexual assault of a high school student in Steubenville, Ohio…..Father had history of mental problems….Judge who was wounded was not part of the rape trial.

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……….(Baseball)………………..

Padres-W-Cardinals (12-4)…Yanger Solarte 3R-double..RBI-double..2R-HR..Austin Hedges 3R-HR…Padres explode for 6R-7th inning..San Diego now (56-69).

San Diego-St Louis…Wednesday matchup..Jhoulys Chacin (11-8)-vs-Luke Weaver (1-1)…Chacin had (1.80-ERA) at home…but on road (6.90)…..holding hitters to (.184 BA) at Petco…Opponents hitting (.304) on road against him.

Padres..Activate OF-Matt Szczur… .option P-Kyle McGrath to AAA.

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Dodgers-W-Pirates (8-5)..Yasmani Grandal 2R-HR…Chris Taylor 3RBI….LA now (89-35)…won 54-of-63 games…and 23-of-27 in last month

LA-Pittsburgh..Wedneday starters..Rich Hill (9-4)-vs-Trevor Williams (5-6)

Dodgers..P-Alex Wood could miss a start with shoulder joint pain..is (14-2)

Dodgers..DL-P-Alex Wood-shoulder joint and 1B-Cody Bellinger-ankle

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Angels-W-Texas (6-1) lead..Kaleb Coward 3R-HR..Kole Calhoun 2R-double..Albert Pujols RBI double to get early (3-1) lead.

Halos-Rangers..Wednesday pitchers..Andrew Heaney (0-0)-vs-Andrew Cashner (7-9)

Angels..DL-P-JC Ramirez-elbow soreness
Angels..DL-P-Andrew Bailey-shoulder flareup-3rd time
Angels..Sign FA-P-Fernando Salas

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(Scoreboard)

Red Sox-W-Indians..Eduardo Nunez 3R-HR..2R-double..Sox won 14-of-18

Yankees-W-Tigers..Gary Sanchez 2-2run HRs in win..Yanks won 6-of-8

Washington-W-Houston..Howie Kendrick 2R-triple..Matt Wieters 2R-double..Nats won 9-of-12…Astros lost 14-of-21.

Rockies-L-Royals..Sal Perez RBI-double..Colorado lost 10-of-14.

Cubs-W-Reds..Chicago scores 13R off bullpen after starter Homer Bailey injured..

Arizona-W-Mets..JD Martinez 3R-HR..DBacks have won just 5-of-14

Marlins-W-Phillies..Kurt Suzuki 3R-HR..Marcel Ozuna 2R-HR..Giancarlo Stanton HR in day game win.
Marlins-W-Phillies..Christian Yelich 3R-HR..Ozuna 2R-HR to complete sweep…Phillies are now (45-79)

Orioles-L-A’s..Ryan Healy HR-2R-HR

Toronto-L-Tampa Bay..Luca Duda-Kori Dickerson HRs for Rays..

Mariners-L-Braves..Nick Markakis HR-RBI single

Twins-W-White Sox..Minnesota hits 3HRs off Lucas Giolito early.

Giants-L-Brewers..Brandon Crawford 2R-HR to give SF early lead…Logan Shaw key RBI double late

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(Roster Moves)

Phillies..Sign FA-P-Henderson Alvarez-ex Marlins-A’s
Blue Jays..Release P-JP Howell
Marlins..DFA-P-Javy Guerra
Brewers..Sign FA-OF-Quentin Berry

Toronto..Option P-Tom Koehler to kAAA
Arizona..Option P-JJ Hoover-Silverio Bracho
Yankees..Option P-Brian Mitchell

Twins..Callup 1B-Kennys Vargas

(Injuries)

Phillies..Surgery P-Vincent Velasquez-blood clot near finger

Mets..3B-David Wright begins rehab assignment..has missed nearly 2-years with spinal stenosis neck-then-shoulder impingement.

Mets..Send P-Matt Harvey out on rehab

Arizona..Rehab outing for SS-Nick Ahmed

Braves..Activate OF-Matt Kemp from DL
Cubs..Activate P-Koji Ueharra from DL
Royals..Activate C-Sal Perez from DL

(MLB)

Texas-Baltimore…10th anniversary of Rangers (30-3) win over Orioles in August 2007-games

Miami..Legendary Spanish broadcaster Felo Ramirez passes away (94Y).

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………..(Basketball)…………….

Cleveland-Boston…Blockbuster trade…Cavs send G-Kyrie Irving (25P) to Celtics for G-Isiah Thomas (28P)…F-Jae Crowder..C-Ante Zizic and the lst round lottery pick of Brooklyn Nets..

Lakers..Deny GM-Magic Johnson attempted to contact Indiana Pacers G-Paul George to influence possible trade to Los Angeles prior to NBA draft.

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……………(Hockey)……………..

Calgary…Flames contact FA-F-Jaromir Jagr-Washington Capitals..still usigned…45Y old scored 16 goals last year.

San Diego Gulls…Sign FA-LW-Greg Hanson..scored 35G-in ECHL for Allen last season…Sign FA-RW-Kyle Thomas…scored 27G-for Fort Wayne-ECHL.

US Olympic…..Team USA contacts unsigned veterans Shane Doan-Jarome Iginla to gauge their interest in playing for Olympic team if they remain unsigned..NHL has barred its players from taking part in Olympics.

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………………(General)………………

Soccer…FC Barcelona files major lawsuit against star Neymar for breaching his contract in Spain to force a deal to Paris Ste-Germaine in a reocrd 222M-transaction….Barcelona refuses to pay 26M-roster bonus..and demanding 8M in damages plus interest….Neymar had signed a 5-year extension last year..then forced his way out of contract.

PGA…Northern Trust Open tees off on Thursday on Old Wesbury, Long Island.

US Open…Tennis tourney wide open as it begins in New York…Injuries…Illness…and Serena Williams pregnancy have stripped field of big stars.

WTA…Victoria Azarenka pulls out of US Open..is embroiled in a child custody dispute over her 9-month old baby.

Boxing…Floyd Mayweather may make 200M…Conor McGregor 100M in their boxing UFC-title fight coming up on the weekend….Boxing experts predicting a knockout inside of two rounds.

NASCAR…bye weekend before they head into Darlington.
Indy Car…run Gateway Grand Prix this weekend
Formula 1…Points title on the line in Belgium Grand Prix

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