Monday, August 6, 2012

NFL w/ Andy Reid, UFC, Jeff Gordon, Sammy Watkins & NFL Hall of Fame News: 8/6, Vol. 201, 3rd Edition

                      As I look back over my life, I can see how Your love has guided me.  Even though I've done wrong, You never left me alone, but You forgave me, and You kept on blessing….great is thy faithfulness!  For your Spiritual Sports Segment on Rhema Gospel Radio, I’m C.E.E.J.A.Y

Jeff Gordon win Heisman
Humanitarian Award
            For your NFL Quick Hits, Garrett Reid, the oldest son of Philadelphia Eagles coach Andy Reid, was found dead at the age of 29 Sunday morning in his room at the club's training camp at Lehigh University and no cause has been determined and no suspicious activity were present, Tennessee Titans wide receiver Kenny Britt is scheduled to meet with officials at the NFL office in New York on today after his arrest on July 20 for DUI, Minnesota Vikings rookie receiver Greg Childs suffered patella tendon tears in both knees and is expected to undergo surgery soon, the team announced Sunday, Detroit Lions defensive end Cliff Avril ended his holdout and reported to training camp Sunday morning and signed his $10.6 million franchise tender, Dallas Cowboys wide receiver Miles Austin will be out at least a week due to a strained hamstring,  at the age of 25, Chicago Bears receiver Devin Thomas announced his retirement Sunday via a message on Twitter and he is retiring to be a coach/mentor to kids, the Seattle Seahawks released receiver Antonio Bryant and re-signed kicker Carson Wiggs to their 90-man roster, and finally, several football legends were inducted into the 2012 Hall of Fame which included running back Curtis Martin, linemen Willie Roaf, Chris Doleman, Cortez Kennedy, Dermontti Dawson and 1950s cornerback Jack Butler.
Curtis Martin inducted into
NFL's Hall of Fame
For your Quick News & Notes, UFC heavyweight champion Junior dos Santos will defend his title at an unannounced card on December 29 in Las Vegas but his opponent is not determined, UFC welterweight Rory MacDonald has suffered a deep facial cut while training and is out of a highly anticipated fight against B.J. Penn scheduled for September 22, a middleweight fight between Cung Le and Rich Franklin has been booked to headline the UFC's debut in China on November 10, former junior lightweight titlist Roman "Rocky" Martinez will meet Miguel Beltran Jr. for a vacant 130-pound belt on November 15 at the Thomas & Mack Center in Las Vegas, the French Open has extended its U.S. television contract with NBC through 2024, Columbus Crew midfielder Kirk Urso died Sunday morning at a central Ohio hospital, and no cause of death has been determined, Chase Austin will try to become only the third African-American driver to compete in the Indianapolis 500 after being selected by Foyt to drive his entry in the 2013 racing classic, Jeff Gordon was honored Friday as the seventh recipient of the Heisman Humanitarian Award.
Connecticut basketball coach Jim Calhoun was resting comfortably in a Farmington, CT, hospital on Sunday morning after undergoing surgery on his fractured left hip Saturday night following a biking accident, Minnesota's contract extension with basketball coach Tubby Smith includes more incentives, a slight annual pay bump and a higher buyout the university must pay if he's fired after next season, Penn State senior wide receiver Justin Brown has told Oklahoma coaches he will transfer and play for the Sooners, TCU coach Gary Patterson says starting quarterback Casey Pachall will not face team discipline after the junior admitted to police in February that he used marijuana and failed a drug test, former USC offensive lineman Fred Matua passed away Sunday morning at the age of 28 what sources are saying is a heart related condition, Duke says injured receiver Blair Holliday is expected to be transferred to an Atlanta center for treatment of brain injuries following a boating accident, Clemson will be without star receiver Sammy Watkins for its season-opening showdown with Auburn after Tigers coach Dabo Swinney suspended the All-American for two games after an offseason drug arrest, and finally, Oakland Athletics right-hander A.J. Griffin was placed on the 15-day disabled list with a strained right shoulder and outfielder Michael Taylor was optioned to Triple-A before Sunday's game with the Toronto Blue Jays.
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