Monday, May 28, 2012

UFC, David Beckham, Ernie Els, Chris Bosh & Nick Fairley News: 5/28, Vol. 151, 3rd Edition

I’ll never know how much it cost to my sin upon that cross!  For your Spiritual Sports Segment on Rhema Gospel Radio, I’m C.E.E.J.A.Y.

Nick Fairley of the Detroit Lions
trying outrun the law!
For your Quick News and Notes, a broken hand has forced middleweight contender Vitor Belfort to withdraw from UFC 147, promotion president Dana White said Saturday night in Las Vegas, featherweight champion Pat Curran will make his first title defense on August 24 against top contender Patricio "Pitbull" Freire at Bellator 73, lightweight titlist Antonio DeMarco of Mexico is set to make his second title defense and will face countryman Alejandro Sanabria August 4, Andy Roddick exited in the opening round at a Grand Slam tournament for the first time since 2007, losing to 88th-ranked Nicolas Mahut 6-3, 6-3, 4-6, 6-2 on Sunday at the French Open, David Beckham no longer is Major League Soccer's highest-paid player after his salary was cut nearly 40 percent in his new contract with the Los Angeles Galaxy and New York's Thierry Henry became the league's highest-paid player, with a base salary of $5 million and total compensation of $5.6 million, but of course Beckham raked in $35 million in endorsements in addition, Beckham's England career will be honored at the team's final European Championship warm-up match, with the former captain receiving an award from the continent's governing body for players who have at least 100 international appearances, Seattle Sounders midfielder Osvaldo Alonso has been suspended two games and fined an undisclosed amount for a reckless challenge during a match against Columbus, Ernie Els has apologized for his expletive-laced outburst about the condition of the greens at Wentworth at the BMW PGA Championship and provided a substantial donation to the European Tour Benevolent Trust, Richard Thweni has pleaded guilty to federal charges that he was part of a betting ring involving the University of San Diego men's basketball team, former Penn State University president Graham Spanier has filed a civil lawsuit to force the school to release emails related to the Jerry Sandusky child sex abuse scandal, the Boston Bruins have acquired Chris Bourque from the Washington Capitals for center Zach Hamill, Hall of Fame coach Scotty Bowman received the Governor General's highest honor on Friday, as he was admitted to the Order of Canada, Miami Heat forward Chris Bosh was observed going through an on-court workout at American Airlines Arena late Sunday afternoon, Adam Jones signed a six-year, $85.5 million contract with the Orioles on Sunday, the Cincinnati Bengals signed Wisconsin guard Kevin Zeitler to a four-year deal and finally, New York Giants wide receiver Hakeem Nicks underwent surgery on his right foot Friday, a source confirmed to and is expected to miss approximately 12 weeks and finally, Detroit Lions defensive tackle Nick Fairley has been arrested in Alabama on charges of driving under the influence and attempting to elude police, his second arrest in his home state in two months. Dude, realize you can’t outrun the police.

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