Friday, June 15, 2012

Manny Paquiao, Shaun White, The U & Ohio State & Desmonte Leonard News: 6/15, Vol. 165, 3rd Edt'n

Precious Lord, take my hand, lead me on, let me stand, I am tired, I am weak, I am worn. But through the storm, through the night, lead me on to the light, take my hand precious Lord, lead me home!  For your Spiritual Sports Segment on Rhema Gospel Radio, I’m C.E.E.J.A.Y.

Gold medalist Shaun White
skipping X Games
For your Quick News & Notes, gold medalist X Gamer Shaun White has decided to sit out the X Games Los Angeles 2012 and will not defend his Skateboard Vert gold medal, super middleweight titlist Robert Stieglitz will face Arthur Abraham, the former middleweight titleholder and Super Six World Boxing Classic washout, in a mandatory defense August 25 at the O2 World Arena in Berlin, Germany, promoters Sauerland Event and SES-Boxing have announced, Manny Pacquiao's tremendously controversial split-decision loss to Timothy Bradley, Jr. in their welterweight title fight on Saturday night at the MGM Grand in Las Vegas generated a live gate of $8,963,180 dollars from 13,229 tickets sold, with 2,070 unsold tickets, 925 complimentary tickets and an additional $249,000 dollars was generated from 4,980 closed circuit tickets sold in Las Vegas, reigning Olympic gold medalist Rafael Nadal will lead Spain's tennis team at the London Games, Andrea Petkovic of Germany has withdrawn from Wimbledon because of a persistent right ankle injury, the U.S. Tennis Association plans to give the home of the U.S. Open a makeover that will cost it hundreds of millions of dollars, but does not include putting a roof on Arthur Ashe Stadium, the Philadelphia Union dismissed coach Peter Nowak on Wednesday after the MLS team struggled to a 2-7-2 start and John Hackworth will lead the team on an interim basis, San Jose Earthquakes goalkeeper Jon Busch was suspended for one game and fined an undisclosed amount Wednesday for aggressively retrieving a ball in the fourth minute of second-half stoppage in a May 27 game at Sporting Kansas City, IndyCar drivers Will Power and Scott Dixon, who rank first and second in the points chase, will face 10-spot starting grid penalties for this week's race in Milwaukee after blowing their engines testing at Iowa, speeds at the newly resurfaced Michigan International Speedway are very close to dangerous, one Sprint Cup driver said during Thursday's test as the miles per hour top 218, every year since the U.S. Open began in 1895, the winner was awarded a medal and a silver trophy, starting this year, the U.S. Open champion will still receive the medal, but this time it will be called the "Jack Nicklaus Medal", the top 60 and ties still make the cut at the U.S. Open, but the USGA no longer includes everyone within 10 shots of the 36-hole lead, the NCAA's Playing Rules Oversight Panel on Wednesday approved a rule requiring all courts to be "of a consistent surface" and requires event hosts to display sponsorships and other court markings in ways that do not constitute a change in surface from the hardwood itself, including on baselines and sidelines, Kansas on Wednesday named former Nebraska coach Doc Sadler director of basketball operations, Desmonte Leonard, who was charged in three slayings near Auburn University has had three attorneys appointed for him after telling a judge he cannot afford to pay for his legal defense and Leonard is facing three counts of capital murder and two assault charges in the shootings last weekend, the NCAA just gave the football programs at Miami and Ohio State a big morale booster as both teams outperformed many of their rivals in the classroom and joined 11 other Football Bowl Subdivision teams on this year's list of academic overachievers, a jury Wednesday found former University of Illinois football player Steven Feagin guilty of raping a student in 1995, a conviction that could send him to prison for as long as 90 years, Illinois senior defensive end Michael Buchanan suffered a broken jaw in an altercation on Saturday, a school spokesperson said Wednesday, Michigan senior defensive tackle William Campbell pleaded guilty Thursday to a misdemeanor charge of malicious destruction of property, Texas football players Kenny Vaccaro, Alex Okafor and Barrett Matthews will not receive game suspensions for a May incident in which they were arrested for refusing to leave a downtown pizza restaurant, after Matt Cain’s perfect game on Wednesday night, Ted Barrett became the first major league umpire to call balls and strikes for two perfect games, and finally, RBS Citizens Bank has sued Curt Schilling to recover $2.4 million in loans it made to the former Boston Red Sox pitcher's video game company, 38 Studios……uhh, ohh.
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