Thursday, August 9, 2012

UFC 2 India, Penske Brothers Arrested, Lady Bears of Baylor, Bobby Petrino News: 8/10, Vol. 205, 3rd Edition

When the storms of life are raging, and the billows roll; so glad He shall hide me safe in His arms!  For your Spiritual Sports Segment on Rhema Gospel Radio, I’m C.E.E.J.A.Y.

Bobby Petrino still trying
to recover from his scandal
For your Quick News & Notes, the UFC is finalizing its expansion plans into India and hopes to hold a live event in the country early next year, former Bellator middleweight champion Hector Lombard indicated he fought injured with a fractured sternum as to his reason for the lackluster performance he delivered during his UFC debut, the president of amateur boxing's governing body expects to replace the sport's computerized scoring system with the traditional professional judging system before the 2016 Rio Olympics, Rafael Nadal dropped out of the Western & Southern Open on Thursday because of a knee problem that also forced him to miss the Olympics, Andre Agassi will be the 2012 inductee into the U.S. Open Court of Champions as he will be inducted in Arthur Ashe Stadium before the men's final on September 9, Montreal Impact defender Nelson Rivas has been suspended two additional games by Major League Soccer for head-butting an opponent, two sons of NASCAR and IndyCar team owner Roger Penske were arrested Thursday for an alleged break-in at the Nantucket Yacht Club after two women claimed they were assaulted in the club's parking lot, according to a report in The Inquirer and Mirror of Nantucket, Baylor's schedule, released on Thursday, includes nonconference games against 2012 Final Four participants Notre Dame, Stanford and Connecticut. The Lady Bears also will take on national powerhouses Tennessee and Kentucky, former New York Knicks executive Anucha Browne Sanders has been named vice president of women's basketball championships and will set the strategic direction for, and oversee the operation and management of the Division I, II and III women's basketball championships, Marquette has reported a possible rules violation involving its men's basketball program to the NCAA, athletic director Larry Williams said Thursday, Clemson athletic director Terry Don Phillips will retire at or before the end of his contract, which runs until July 2013, the school announced on Thursday.
 Bobby Petrino, speaking for the first time since being fired in April by the University of Arkansas following a motorcycle accident and subsequent revelation of an affair with a woman who worked for him, said he wakes up each and every morning wondering why he did what he did, the Penn State University board of trustees will hold a special meeting Sunday and is expected to formally ratify the consent decree of sanctions agreed to last month by university president Rodney Erickson and the NCAA, commissioner Gary Bettman made the NHL's intent very clear Thursday, saying the league plans to lock the players out if a new collective bargaining agreement cannot be reached by September 15, the date the current CBA is set to expire, Manny Machado will make his major league debut at third base for the Baltimore Orioles, who hope the 20-year-old can enhance their bid to reach the playoffs, the Houston Astros have acquired infielder Tyler Greene from the St. Louis Cardinals for a player to be named or cash considerations, the Toronto Blue Jays have placed third baseman Brett Lawrie on the 15-day disabled list with a possible rib cage injury and is retroactive to August 4, Chicago White Sox first baseman Paul Konerko has been diagnosed with a concussion and his status is unclear, and finally, Bobby Abreu has cleared waivers and accepted a minor-league assignment by the Los Angeles Dodgers, the veteran outfielder's agent said Thursday. 
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