Thursday, June 7, 2012

NFL News W/ Brian Banks & Lawrence Vickers & NL-MLB, French Open Scores: 6/7, Vol. 159, 2nd Edt'n

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Brian Banks to workout
for a NFL team
The National League had their bats swinging in Major League Baseball as the Colorado Rockies were clobbered by the Arizona Diamondbacks 6-1 with a homerun from Paul Goldschmidt to go along with 3 RBI’s, the San Francisco Giants got by the San Diego Padres 6-5 with a homerun from Gregor Blanco, the New York Mets lost to the Washington Nationals 5-3 as Adam LaRoche launched a 3 run homer, the LA Dodgers defeated the Philadelphia Phillies by one run 6-5 with homeruns from Jimmy Rollins, Ty Wigginton and Shane Victorino, while the Pittsburgh Pirates lost to the Cincinnati Reds 5-4 as Brandon Phillips went yard, the Atlanta Braves outlasted the Miami Marlins 2-1as Randall Delgado and Braves relievers pitched a 2 hitter, the St. Louis Cardinals won 4-3 over the Houston Astros with a homer from Allen Craig and the Chicago Cubs were SHUT OUT and literally spanked by the Milwaukee Brewers 8-0 with 12 strikeouts from Zack Greinke.

The second set of quarterfinals were in play in the French Open at Roland Garros as 2nd seeded Rafeal Nadal had no problems with 12th seeded Nicolas Almagro and cruised to the semi-finals 7-6, 6-2, 6-3 and rain delayed the match between 6th seeded David Ferrer and 4th seeded Andy Murray, but Ferrer needed 4 sets to advance 6-4, 6-7, 6-3 and 6-2 and for the ladies second set of quarterfinals, 2nd seeded Maria Sharpova easily handled 23rd seeded Kaia Kanepi 6-2, 6-3 and 4th seeded Petra Kvitova needed 3 sets to get past Yaroslava Shvedova 3-6, 6-2 and 6-4.

For your NFL Quick Hits, he four players suspended for their roles in the New Orleans Saints' bounty program will have their appeals heard by commissioner Roger Goodell on June 18, a source with knowledge of the situation told, after being arrested for DUI a second time, Justin Blackmon of the Jacksonville Jaguars, sat between his coach and general manager and apologized for his "poor judgment," and vowed to learn and grow from his latest alcohol-related arrest and insisted he doesn't have a drinking problem and stated “I'm done. Right now, I'm done with all that. ... I can't promise you 10 years down the road that I'm going to be done. I just know that as of right now and what I can speak of”,  Seattle Seahawks coach Pete Carroll says the team intends to give Brian Banks a serious look and potentially an invite to minicamp, during his tryout on Thursday, the New York Giants rewarded coach Tom Coughlin for his second Super Bowl victory with a contract extension that will keep him signed through 2014, former Bengals linebacker Nate Webster was sentenced Wednesday in Ohio to 12 years in prison for his intimate relationship with an underage teen daughter of a former assistant coach for the Cincinnati team, lawyers for former NFL players plan to file a single lawsuit Thursday consolidating scores of complaints brought against the league in the past year accusing the NFL of concealing information linking football-related head injuries to permanent neurological problems, six-time Pro Bowler and former Defensive Player of the Year Jason Taylor, who retired after the 2011 season, is joining ESPN as an NFL analyst and finally, ants in the ants, ants in the pants, got to be careful with ants in your pants! Dallas Cowboys fullback Lawrence Vickers was stretching before the start of organized team activities on Wednesday when two big red ants got in his pants and Vickers had to leave practice and take a Benadryl, but he was okay.

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