Hacksaw’s Headlines-Wednesday

Posted by on October 18th, 2017  •  0 Comments  • 

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Dodgers-W-Cubs (6-1)…Chris Taylor solo HR..RBI-single…Andre Ether HR…Yu Darvish (6inn-1R)….LA takes (3-0) lead in series…Cubs now (0-11) with runners in scoring position in series….Dodgers have won 12-of-13 since mid-September..

LA-Chicago…Game 4-at-Wrigley Field….Alex Wood-vs-Jake Arrieta.

Dodgers..SS-Corey Seager-epidural injection in ailing back-making progress.
Dodgers..1B-Adrian Gonzalez-not traveling with team-remaining at home to continue rehab from herniated disc in back.

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Yankees-W-Astros (6-4)…NY rallies from 4-0 deficit…Aaron Judge HR-RBI double…Gary Sanchez 2R-double…Series tied (2-2)…

New York-Houston…Game 4-at Yankees Stadium….Masahiro Tanaka-vs-Dallas Keuchel.

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(MLB)..

Padres…Get permission to interview Red Sox hitting coach Chili Davis….Fire infielder coach Ramon Vasquez-4th coach on Andy Green’s staff to be removed.

Washington…Nationals broke off contract talks with Dusty Baker at mid-season….Nationals have had 6-managers in 13-years….Baker won 2-divisional titles-but failed to win any playoff series…Baker has 10-losses in wrap-up games in playoff career.

Mets..Interview Manny Acta-Seattle coach….will interview Mickey Callaway-Indians tomorrow.

Miami…Derek Jeter continues to make changes in front office…has removed 15-execs in 2-weeks.

Atlanta…Interview Walt Weiss for bench coaching job.
Atlanta..Fire Terry Pendleton…Eddie Perez….Chuck Hernandez coaching staff.

Twins…Hire longtime journalist John Manuel-Baseball America to go into scouting.

Red Sox….Surgery-Hanley Ramirez-shoulder-4 months rehab…P-Eddie Rodriguez-knee joint-laid up 6-months.

Baseball America…reports MLB working ‘Master Plan’ for expansion
..Want to add 2-teams…looking at Montreal-Portland-Charlotte
..Expand to 32-teams
..Dissolve American-National League..go to 4-divisions-8 teams
..Realign divisions geographically
..Reduce schedule 162-to-154 games
..Expand playoffs to 12-teams
..4-wildcard games involving 8-teams

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………(Football)…………

NFL….Roger Goodall-5 NFL execs….11-owners….3-Union members….13-players meeting for 4-hours to discuss ‘social problems in America’ what NFL can do….only brief discussion of National Anthem…but balk of meeting was about inequality in America and social problems…..NFL wants to form committees and follow up with more meetings….Goodell has made a private proposal to owners about the ‘anthem issues’.

Colin Kaeperneck….Agent says his client is willing to meet with Roger Goodall to discuss social issues in America….Kaeperneck has filed ‘collision’ case against NFL and 32-teams.

NFL Union…files paperwork with 5th Court of Appeals asking that injunction against Ezekiel Elliott-Cowboys be continued till re-hearing of appeal takes place….Union wants emergency decision so Ezekiel can practice during the bye week….Late Tuesday court issues injunction allowing him to practice pending a hearing in next 4-days.

49ers…LB-Reuben Foster..DB-Ray Ray Armstrong accosted by gunmen outside niteclub…but robbers left.

Monday Night Football….Titans-Colts game had 6.1-rating…3rd lowest of all time in ESPN-Monday history.

(Teams)

Green Bay…Coach Mike McCarthy angry exchange with reporters over refusal to take a look at Colin Kaeperneck….’have invested 3-years in Brett Hundley and 2-years in Joe Callahan-not going outside to find a QB’

Giants…Reinstate suspended CB-Dominique Rodgers-Cromartie after one week suspension.

Chargers…AG Spanos says team considering rebranding and using ‘Powder Blue’ jerseys full-time as home uniform.

Baltimore..Give vote confidence to Off Coor Marty Morhniweg despite team woes.

Steelers…S-Mike Mitchell denies he attempted to injure Chiefs QB-Alex Smith with hit to back of knees…Mitchell has 11-personal foul penalties in career.

(Roster Moves)

Chargers…Lose LB-Nigel Harris-tried to get him thru waivers-claimed by Giants
Jaguars..Sign FA-K-Josh Lambo-ex Chargers (54-62FG) in San Diego
Jaguars..Release K-Jason Myers…13MFG in 3-years.
Ravens..Sign FA-CB-Steve Johnson-ex Steelers-Dallas.
Carolina..Sign FA-LB-Andrew Gachkar-ex Chargers-Cowboys
Carolina..Release rookie QB-Brad Kaaya
Denver..Release NT-Ahtyba Rubin
49ers..Sign FA-DT-Tony McDaniels-ex Seahawks
49ers..Sign FA-DT-Leger Douzable-been with 6-teams
Giants..Sign FA-LB-Nigel Harris-ex Chargers

(Injuries)

Washington..K-Dustin Hopkins-strained hip
49ers..Surgery-DT-Arik Armstead-broken hand
Saints..IR-LB-Nate Stupar-torn ACL
Chiefs..WR-Tyreek Hill-neck injury
Colts..RB-Robert Turbin-sprained elbow
Denver..IR-OT-Billy Turner-knee
Lions..Activate P-Sam Martin from PUP
Eagles..OT-Lane Johnson takeout of concussion protocol

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(College)

Aztecs…Coach Rocky Long lots to say at Tuesday press briefing…
.. ‘Now we find out what kind of fans are in San Diego-if they come back’ after drawing 49,000 for home game with Boise State. .
..Christian Chapman-real competitor-took 5-sacks-24 hits vs Boise
..Stunned that Aztecs as team did not handle importance of Boise game’
..Boise defense more physical-lower pad level hits-OL never adjusted
..Young OL-overwhelmed-learning experience
..Young players have to learn to play thru nicks and bruises-veterans do.

Kansas State..QB-Jake Ertz-out 4-6 weeks with knee injury
Arkansas..QB-Austin Allen-out 3-weeks with shoulder
California..LB-Devanta Downs-top tackler-gone for year-broken leg.

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………(Basketball)………

(NBA Scoreboard-Opening Night

Cavaliers-W-Celtics…LeBron James scores (29P)…Cavs blew 18P lead but rallied late…Kyrie Irving (22P) in comeback….Boston devastated by loss of high scoring forward Gordon Hayward-fractured fibula-dislocated ankle 5-minutes into opening quarter….Hayward had signed 148M free agent contract in the summer…

Warriors-W-Rockets…Warriors reel off 71P in first half…shot 58% from floor…Nick Young scores 20P off bench in the first half.

(Schedule)-Top games Wednesday

Minnesota-vs-San Antonio
Houston-at-Sacramento

(Teams)

Chicago…Bulls lose high scoring F-Nikola Mitotic-sucker punched by teammates Bobby Portis in practice…suffers concussion…3-facial fractures in a fight during practice.

Lakers…Lonzo Ball goes thru full workout-will play Thursday vs Clippers.
Denver..Sign FA-F-Richard Jefferson-ex Cavaliers

NBA…9-Teams cancel contracts to stay at Trump Resort Hotels in NBA cities.

Miami Heat..Cancel plans for major charity function at Trump resort in Miami.

(College)

Rick Pitino….to file lawsuit against University Louisville for 44M left on contract-says he is victim of wrongful termination.

Louisville…Athletic Association-to vote on termination of AD-Tom Zurich in aftermath of Adidas slush fund scandal.

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…..(Hockey)………….

LA Kings-Montreal….Wednesday night matchup

Edmonton…F-Leon Draisaitl placed on IR with concussion issue

Kings…callup F-Justin Auger-from Ontario-AHL…scored 43G in 2-years.

Edmonton…Name Laurent Brossoit-starting goalie

NHL…Surprise starts…expansion Las Vegas Golden Knights (5-1)….NY Rangers (1-5-1)…Edmonton Oilers (1-4)…Montreal (1-3-1)…Arizona (0-5-1).

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………(General)……………

Tiger Woods…begins full practice regimen to test ailing back…has had 4-surgeries in 19-months.

Team USA….Sam Allardyce-former head coach of English World Cup team…coached 6-different teams in Premeir League-Interested in US job….Also interested former coach Paris Ste. Germaine-Laurent Blanc.

Team USA…To name interim coach this week…Tab Ramos-Peter Vermes former World Cup players-under consideration.

Newcastle United….Owner Mike Ashley hires investment firm to sell struggling EPL team.

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