Wednesday, May 2, 2012

Jay Z, UFC, NASCAR, Prez Obama & Dennis 'Oil Can' Boyd News: 5/2, Vol. 133, 3rd Edition

I know You can, I know You will, fight my battle, if I just keep still….. Lord, be a fence all around me every day!  For your Spiritual Sports Segment on Rhema Gospel Radio, I’m C.E.E.J.A.Y.

Jay Z & Brooklyn Nets
The team formerly known as the New Jersey Nets, now known as the Brooklyn Nets revealed their new black and white logo as they transition to their new home and hip-hop mogul Jay Z is credited with playing an instrumental role in the creation of the logo and stated “the boldness of the designs demonstrate the confidence we have in our new direction....the new colors and logos are examples of our commitment to update and refine all aspects of the team.”

For your quick news and notes, hard-hitting heavyweight Travis Browne will meet Benn Rothwell at UFC on Fox 4, the promotion announced Monday night on its website, in addition, former light heavyweight champion Lyoto Machida and contender Ryan Bader have agreed to meet August 4 at UFC on Fox in Los Angeles, the promotion confirmed Monday night on Twitter, Carolina Farm Credit, that held the mortgage on property owned by former NASCAR driver Jeremy Mayfield has bought the North Carolina home at a courthouse auction for more than $1.7 million for the home and land owned by Mayfield, who was suspended from NASCAR after testing positive for methamphetamine in 2009, the Tulsa Shock will be without leading scorer and rebounder Tiffany Jones for the upcoming season as she is expecting her first child, Kentucky coach John Calipari and the national champion Wildcats will visit President Barack Obama and the White House on Friday to celebrate the school's eighth title, Boston College’s all-time rushing leader with 3,735 career yards, running back Montel Harris has been dismissed from the team, coach Frank Spaziani announced Tuesday due to repeated violations of team rules, Butler will officially join the Atlantic 10 for the 2013-14 season on Wednesday, a source with direct knowledge of the negotiation process told on Tuesday night, UNC Charlotte 49ers have declined an offer to join the Sun Belt Conference, as they are eyeing a move from the Atlantic 10 to Conference USA, according to a source, the Nashville Predators will be without Alexander Radulov and Andrei Kostitsyn for Game 3 on Wednesday after the club suspended them for violating a team curfew Saturday night on the eve of Game 2, St. Louis Blues are going to be without goalie Jaroslav Halak for the remainder of series against the LA Kings due to an ankle injury, Edgar Mercedes, who helped outfielder Yoenis Cespedes get a multimillion dollar contract with the Oakland Athletics this season, filed an arbitration claim for breach of contract against the Cuban outfielder in a Dominican Republic court, Jabar Gaffney led the Washington Redskins in receiving last season but he'll be catching passes for another team in 2012 as Gaffney told ESPN's Josina Anderson on Tuesday that he was being released by the Redskins, after being selected in the fourth round by the Washington Redskins, quarterback Kirk Cousins said Monday that he's competing with RG3, not against the Heisman Trophy winner, the St. Louis Rams have submitted plans to upgrade the Edward Jones Dome, a key step to making sure the team doesn't leave town, the Buffalo Bills are working out veteran quarterback Vince Young on Wednesday to see if he can provide insurance behind starter Ryan Fitzpatrick, a league source confirmed to, Gregg Popovich is the NBA's Coach of the Year after leading the San Antonio Spurs to 50 wins in the lockout-shortened season and the #1 seed in the Western Conference, Amare Stoudemire suffered no ligament or tendon damage after punching a glass case containing a fire extinguisher Monday, but he will not play in Game 3 of the New York Knicks' first-round series against the Miami Heat, a team source told on Tuesday and finally, Dennis "Oil Can" Boyd, who pitched eight of his 10 major league seasons with the Boston Red Sox, says he used crack cocaine every day of the 1986 season while with the Red Sox, including one day in Oakland when he smoked in the clubhouse before one of his starts and had the drug tucked in his cap while on the mound….thank God for deliverance.

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