Hacksaw’s Headlines-Wednesday

Posted by on February 28th, 2018  •  0 Comments  • 

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Aztecs…SDSU reinstates F-Malik Pope after 4-day investigation…Found no evidence that Pope or family members received any illegal benefits from suspended NBA agent Andy Miller or marketing agent Christian Dawkins….Pope said he has never met either….NCAA cleared him for reinstatement.

Aztecs-W-Boise State (72-64)…SDSU vintage defensive outing….Held Boise to 1-basket in (12:01) span and no baskets in (6:11) span….Jalen McDaniels (15P-10R)….Held Chandler Hutchinson to (4-14) shooting…….Tuesday night action….SDSU (18-10)…Broncos (22-7)…..State has won 5-in row in conference…

Nevada-UNLV…Wednesday night games..Wolfpack (22-6)…Rebels (19-10)
New Mexico-Colorado State…Lobos(15-14) with late season surge
Wyoming-Air Force…Cowboys (18-11)
Utah State-San Jose State…Spartans (3-24) could make coaching change

UCLA…lands top recruit Sharif O’Neal-son of Shaquille O’Neal…decomitted from Arizona-announced will sign with Bruins
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(NBA)

Clippers-W-Denver (122-120)….Clippers wipe out 19-point deficit…outscore Nuggets (32-6) late in 3rd quarter-early in 4th quarter spurt….Boban Marjonovic-Montell Harrell come off bench to combine for (33P) in wild win.

Clippers-vs-Houston…Wednesday night action at Staples Center…Rockets G-James Harden-Chris Paul combined to average 33-points a game.

Lakers….Head into Miami for Thursday night game.

Cleveland…LeBron James calls NCAA-corrupt for its treatment of student athletes-calls for complete overhaul of its operaiton.

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…………..(Baseball)…………..

Padres-W-Mariners….Friars score 5-runs in 4th inning…Austin Hedges 3R-HR…Freddy Galvis 2-hits..Eric Hosmer RBI single….Clayton Richard (2inn-2R-2H)….Rookie Eric Lauer (1.2inn-2R-3H-2W) in shaky outing…Rookie Joey Lucchesi (2-inn-0R)

Padres-vs-Dodgers on Wednesday..Dinelson Lamet will start

Padres… … Manager Andy Green says his plan is to hit Eric Hosmer third in lineup with Hunter Renfroe-Wil Myers in possibly 4th and 5th spots-Chase Headley 6th.

Padres…2B-Corey Spangenburg out with jammed wrist…Chase Headley-bruised ring finger on right hand.

Dodgers-Tie-Texas (4-4)….Kenta Maeda (2inn-0H)….Rangers Jesse Chavez (2inn-0H)…Rookie SS-Omar Estevez hits 2R-HR in 8th to tie game for LA.

Angels-W-Rockies (5-2)…Rene Rivera (2-2) HR….Matt Shoemaker (2.1inn-1R).

Angels-vs-Indians…Wednesday matchup

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(Roster Moves)

Texas…Sign FA-P-Tim Lincecum to (1Y) deal…will compete for closers job.
Indians..Sign FA-1B-DH-Mike Napoli.

(Injuries)

Mariners..P-Felix Hernandez has swollen right elbow-hit by linedrive-no fracture
Blue Jays..P-Marcus Strohman-shoulder inflammation
Tampa Bay..SS-Brad Miller-broken pinkie toe on foot
Houston..1B-Yuli Gurriel leaves camp for examination of hand-hamate bone injury
Mets..1B-Dom Smith-quad injury
Red Sox..P-Tyler Thornberg-cleared bullpen session-comes off blood clot surgery

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(MLB)

Union…Files grievance against Pirates-Tampa Bay-Miami-Oakland…Violation of Revenue Sharing Rules by not signing free agents or signing players in Internaitonal venues…instead pocketing revenue sharing money.

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…….(Football)………….

NFL Competition Committee..
..Rewrite ‘What is a Catch Rule’…eliminating phrase go to the ground…but retaining must make ‘football move’ for ball to be a catch…
…Also looking at Targeting Rule-instant ejection-similar to college football for leading with helmet…
..Considering changing Pass Interference rule-make it 15-yard penalty-not spot foul….
..Considering allowing teams to hire new head coaches-even if their teams are still in playoffs.

NFL Combine…USC QB-Sam Darnold says he will not throw at the combine-only on Pro Day.

Dallas..Owner Jerry Jones will appeal some 2M-in sanctions handed down for Jones interference in Roger Goodell contract extension and his role in the Ezekiel Elliot suspensions.

NFL-Salary Cap…Cleveland Browns had (59M) unspent cap space last year….carries over to this year giving team (101M) in cap space…..49ers have (56M) unspent-now has (107M)( cap space.

(Roster Moves)

Chiefs…Contact 31-teams about Marcus Peters trade…28-of teams not interested in controversial DB.

Bills-Cleveland..Meet with FA-RB-Chris Ivory-Jacksonville
Cowboys..Put CB-Orlando Scandrick on trade block
Eagles..Veteran P-Donnie Jones announces retirement

Lions..Franchise tag DE-Ziggy Ansah-(17M) for coming season.

(Coaching)

Colts..Hire Marcus Brady-QB coach-ex Off Coord-CFL-Toronto Argonauts
Colts..Hire Tom Rathman-RB coach-ex 49erts
Colts..Hire Kevin Patullo-WR coach-ex Texas AM
Rams..Hire Liam Coen-Asst WR coach-ex UMaine

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(College)

Aztecs..RB-Chase Jasmin does not have torn knee ligament…just a sprain…will not need surgery…but out 4-Weeks.

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……(Hockey)……….

San Diego Gulls-W-San Antonio Rampage (3-0)….G-Reto Berra 26-save shutout…Kalle Kosilla-Corey Tropp key goals…Gulls have won 9-of-11…move to 3-points out of first place in AHL Pacific Division…

LA Kings-W-Las Vegas (4-1)…Anzi Kopitar-Goal-key assist…Jeff Carter scores power play goal…Kings beat Golden Knights second night in a row to stay just 1-point out of playoff spot….Goaltender Jack Campell gets 1st win …in first NHL start in 4-years ….

Boston..F-Patrice Bergeron-out 4W-fractured foot.
Penguins..G-Matt Murray-concussion-hit in facemask with shot in practice.

NY Rangers…By virtue of trades of 7-players around trade deadline…have received 3-first round picks….2-second round picks…3rd round choice and 9-players….Rangers will have 3-#1-picks in 2018 draft…and 7-choices in first three rounds.

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……..(General)….

SD1904FC….Soccer expansion team announces it will join the USL-United States League and begin play in March 2019…..Had planned to enter NASL….but NASL announced it was ceasing operating this year after failing in two attempts to get injuctions against MLS which removed its Division II-status.

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