Tuesday, May 22, 2012

UFC, Pat Summitt, Bill Stewart, MLB, Babe Ruth News: 5/22, Vol. 147, 3rd Edition

Here I am to worship, here I am to bow down, here I am to say to that you’re my God, You’re altogether lovely, altogether worthy, altogether wonderful to me!  For your Spiritual Sports Segment on Rhema Gospel Radio, I’m C.E.E.J.A.Y.

Nick Diaz suspended
For your Quick News & Notes, Nick Diaz has been suspended one year by the Nevada State Athletic Commission for testing positive for marijuana metabolites following an interim welterweight title fight against Carlos Condit at UFC 143 on February 4, the Nevada State Athletic Commission voted unanimously on Monday in favor of granting UFC middleweight Chael Sonnen a conditional therapeutic use exemption for testosterone replacement therapy, Josesito Lopez will get the opportunity to fight former welterweight titlist Victor Ortiz on June 23 at the Staples Center in Los Angeles as the replacement opponent for Andre Berto after he tested positive for the banned substance norandrosterone, 10th ranked Mardy Fish and women's #16 Andrea Petkovic are among several players who pulled out of the upcoming French Open on Monday, Jurgen Klinsmann has added 11 names to his initial list of call-ups in advance of the U.S. national team's World Cup qualifiers next month and Landon Donovan is on the list, former Tennessee star Kara Lawson and the WNBA's Connecticuct Sun will donate $100 to the Pat Summitt Foundation for every 3-pointer Lawson hits this season, Anthony Kim will miss the rest of the PGA Tour season to treat chronic tendinitis in his left arm, Riviera Country Club, which has a long and storied history with golf in the United States, will continue to add to that legacy when it hosts the 2017 U.S. Amateur Championship, the USGA announced Monday, former West Virginia football coach Bill Stewart died Monday of what athletic department officials said was an apparent heart attack at the age of 59…may God rest his soul peace, Alabama fan Brian H. Downing, pleaded not guilty Monday to committing sexual battery on an unconscious LSU fan after the BCS national title game, which was caught on video, the June child sex-abuse trial of former Penn State assistant football coach Jerry Sandusky will not be delayed, Judge John Cleland ruled Monday, Pacific basketball coach Bob Thomason has announced he will retire after next season,  the Buffalo Sabres on Monday signed Alexander Sulzer to a one-year contract, allowing the defenseman to avoid free agency this summer and the deal is worth $725,000, a source told ESPN.com's Pierre LeBrun, the Anaheim Ducks announced Monday that they have signed two-time Swedish Elite League Goaltender of the Year Viktor Fasth to a one-year contract a for a deal worth $1 million, a minor fender bender in a Dodger Stadium parking lot over the weekend led to the beating of a driver and the arrest of four people, Alexander Lowrey testified Monday that he saw Roger Clemens at a 1998 Jose Canseco pool party that the former pitcher has denied attending, which is one of the false statements prosecutors allege Clemens made in his 2008 congressional deposition, former Red Sox pitcher Curt Schilling and Rhode Island's economic development agency met Monday to discuss the finances of his troubled video game company called 38 Studios, general manager John Mozeliak of the St. Louis Cardinals, said Monday that Lance Berkman will be sidelined at least six to eight weeks with significant cartilage damage on both sides of the knee, but an MRI did not appear to show ligament damage, the Tampa Bay Rays have acquired infielder Drew Sutton from Pittsburgh, just one day after the Pirates made a trade to get him, an MRI administered to Boston Red Sox outfielder Cody Ross in Boston showed a small fracture in the outfielder's left foot, manager Bobby Valentine said Monday and most likely will miss the rest of the season, Texas Rangers starting pitcher Neftali Feliz was placed on the 15-day disabled list with a right elbow strain Monday and finally, a baseball jersey worn by Babe Ruth, The Bambino sold for more than $4.4 million Sunday, a record for any item of sports memorabilia, according to the buyer and the seller….$4 million dollars??  Can it make him play like The Bambino!?

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