Hacksaw’s Headlines-Wednesday

Posted by on October 11th, 2017  •  0 Comments  • 

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(Playoffs)

Cubs-Washington…Game 4-rained out…will be played on Wednesday….Jake Arrieta starts for Cubs…Nationals decide to stay with Tanner Roark as starter…. Stephen Strasburg on normal rest was fighting a cold…and will pitch if there is a Game 5 in series………Both teams staggering at home plate….Nationals hitting (.121) as a team…Cubs hitting (179) in series..

Yankees-Indians…Game 5-deciding game in Cleveland….Corey Kluber-vs-CC Sabathia with winner going to ALCS.

Dodgers-Astros…sitting waiting…will both have 4-full days off to get pitching rested before AL-NL-CS begins on weekend.

(MLB)

Yankees…have yet to sit down and talk contract extensions with GM-Brian Ashman and manager Joe Girard.

Red Sox…Will sit down this weekend to evaluate manager John Farrell after post season elimination…..Won World Series with Boston and won AL-East 3-times in 5-years.

Twins..Fire pitching coach Neil Allen despite making playoffs.

Minnesota…hires Jeremy Zoll-Director of Minor League Operations…has worked with Dodgers and Angels.

(Roster Moves)

Angels..Acquire P-Felix Pena from Cubs.

(Injuries)

Indians..OF-Brandon Guyer to have wrist surgery.
Seattle..Surgery-OF-Guillermo Heredia-shoulder
Reds..Surgery-OF-Rook Davis-hip
Twins..3B-Miguel Sano does not need shin surgery.

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………(Football)……….

Minnesota….Coach Mike Zimmer-called ‘irresponsible’ for playing injured QB-Sam Bradford with bone bruise in knee…(5-11) 36P-4QBX in Monday game.

Saints-Arizona..Trade…New Orleans deals RB-Adrian Peterson for draft pick…Peterson averaging (3.0YPC).

Arizona..release RB-Chris Johnson-was averaging (2.8YC)
Arizona..sign FA-LS-Justin Duscher-ex Saints

Lions..sign FA-DE-Datone Jonex-ex Packers
49ers..sign FA-CB-Leon Hall-ex Bengals

Ravens..sign FA-RB-Bobby Rainey
Browns..release OT-Matt McCants

Giants..workout OT-Brandon Albert-ex Chiefs-Miami

Houston..sig FA- DE-Lamarr Houston-ex Raiders-Bears..FA-DE-Kendall Langford-ex Colts
Houston..sign FA-WR-Marcus Williams-ex Jets

Patriots..release QB-Taylor Heinicke
Raiders..sign FA-CB-Demetious McCray-ex Jets
Saints…release LB-Gabe Martin

(Injuries)

Patriots..QB-Tom Brady-sprained shoulder joint…15-sacks-5 games

Giants..WR-Odell Beckham-surgery Monday night-fractured ankle
Giants..WR-Dwayne Harris-surgery-broken ankle
Giants..WR-Brandon Marshall-surgery ankle

Houston..DE-JJ Watt-will have surgery to insert plate-screws at top of knee to repair fracture..long rehab

Raiders..CB-Garreon Conley-out indefinitely-stress fracture shin

Seahawks..DE-Michael Bennett-arch injury

49ers..IR-CB-Asa Jackson-hamstring
Falcons..IR-DE-Jack Crawford
Ravens..RB-Terrance West-calf injury
Bears..IR-DE-Willy Young-3rd defensive starter on IR
Lions..DT-Hloti Nagata-elbow injury
Lions..QB-Matt Stafford-hamstring-ankle injuries
Colts..Activate LB-Darnell Sankey
Vikings..May activate QB-Teddy Bridgewater from PUP

(NFL)

Roger Goodall..says time for NFL to move on from national anthem issues.

NFL..Owners will discuss league policy with anthem next week at fall meetings

Dallas…NFL Union may file grievance against Jerry Jones-says he will discipline any player to standing for anthem.

Miami..fired OL coach Chris Foerster-used cocaine in facility…in trouble with IRS-owes 591,000 in back taxes.

Cleveland..suspended WR-Josh Gordon said ‘drugs way of life for him growing up’…is midst of 3rd suspension..says he used cocaine-meath-marijuana-xanax-codeine…says while at Baylor-took drugs from coach to beat drug test.

(College)

Aztecs…Coach Rocky Long previews Boise State game
..Boise not a rival-havenot played then enough times to build rivalry
..Says Fresno State is SDSU top rivalry
..SDSU offensive line gotten a lot young with injury Antonio Rosales
..Aztecs defense is inconsistent but still makes explosive plays
..Team is (6-0)..don’t believe the hype of media-prove it every weekend
..Inner leadership of seniors is important to keep kids focused
..Peer pressure among players has helped team grow
..Did not know with win-become Aztecs 2nd winningest coach-ahead Claude Gilbert
..QB-Christian Chapman-not get enough credit-making big plays-critical time

Oregon State…Coach Gary Anderson-quits (1-5) season…(7-23) record with Beavers..had left Wisconsin with (19-7) record….Oregonia newspaper reveals texts in which Anderson ripped assistant coaches saying all cared about was ‘self promotion-not the kids’….said he hired ‘wrong bunch of assistants’…..’overwhelmed trying to makeup for bad recruiting…’Beaver Nation deserves better’……Anderson walked away from 12.7M left on contract-said not right to take money from school.

Oregon State…Search..Beau Baldwin-Off Coor-Cal….Craig Bohl-Wyoming..Troy Calhoun-Air Force…Ken Niumatalolo-Navy…hot candidates for job

Alabama…Coach Nick Saban says ‘media hype’ around Tide program is like ‘rat poison’

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………(Basketball)……….

Lakers-L-Utah…(105-99)…Rudy Gobert (29P-13R)…Riby Rubio (22P)….Kyle Kouzma (18P)…Brandon Ingram (13)..Julius Randle (13)….Lakers nitemarish 3P-shooting continues…just (6-22)….Lkes now (1-4) in preseason….Lonzo Ball unable to play with ankle issues.

76ers..sign C-Joel Embed (5Y-148M) max contract.

New Orleans..G-Rajon Rondo-surgery-hernia-out 6W

Cleveland…name aging Gs-Dwayne Wade-Derrick Rose as starters…JR Smith to bench as 6th man.

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……….(Hockey)………..

LA Kings-Calgary…Wednesday night matchup

Las Vegas-W-Arizona..Golden Knights score 4G in 1st period-blowout Coyotes before over 20,000 home opener…Knights (3-0)…James Neal 2-goals…has 5-for season.

Boston..sign FA-F-Ryan White-ex Vancouver

Las Vegas..deny Russian big money FA-Vadim Shipachyov wants out of contract to return to KHL…is currently on AHL-Chicago Wolves roster.

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…..(General)……….

Team USA-L-Trinidad (2-1)…shocking loss knocking them out of World Cup…fail to make it first time since 1986…..Trinidad got gift goal when Omar Gonzalez knocked ball into his own net for a goal…then Aaron Jones scored 20-minutes later on laser shot to take (2-0) lead….US scored on Christian Pulicic goal…then stormed net in final 20-minutes, firing shot over cross bar…one that was blocked…one that was saved at point blank range…..Stunning collapse by Bruce Arenas team after they went unbeaten in first 13-games after he replaced Jurgen Klinsman….US tumbled to 5th place in final standings of Hexagonal tourney.

PGA…Silverado Resort-Napa-site of last weekends Safeway Open suffers damage in wildfires in Northern California wine country.

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