Wednesday, September 5, 2012

Doping Suspensions, UFC, Manny Pacquiao, Davis Cup, Allen Pinkett & NHL Labor News: 9/5, Vol. 222, 3rd Edition

Things may not be looking up, but it’s okay. Hold your head up high it's gonna be a brighter day. All things work together, for good to them that love God, whatever the situation he will work it out!  For your Spiritual Sports Segment on Rhema Gospel Radio, I’m C.E.E.J.A.Y.

Allen Pinkett's voice won't be
heard for a few weeks
For your Quick News & Notes, strikeforce champion Luke Rockhold will defend his title for the third time on November 3 against Lorenz Larkin, UFC featherweight champion Jose Aldo suffered a swollen foot and several scratches Saturday after a car hit the motorcycle he was riding in the Copacabana section of Rio de Janeiro, the date of Manny Pacquiao's next fight moved for a third time on Tuesday, and his next scheduled fight will go down on December 8, to an unnamed opponent, Daniel Cormier, the 2012 Strikeforce Heavyweight Grand Prix winner, will face former two-time UFC champion Frank Mir on November 3 in Oklahoma City, Rafael Nadal has a partially torn patella tendon in his left knee and will be sidelined for at least the next two months, including Spain's upcoming Davis Cup semifinal against the United States, Davis Love III became the third straight U.S. captain to pick a Ryder Cup rookie, and he's the first captain since 1997 who had to spend a pick on Jim Furyk as Love filled out his 12-man team Tuesday by selecting Furyk, Steve Stricker, Dustin Johnson and Brandt Snedeker, one of four Ryder Cup rookies who will be playing in a team competition for the first time as a pro, the Notre Dame IMG Radio Network has suspended analyst Allen Pinkett for three games without pay for recent controversial comments he made about his alma mater's football program, nearly two months after Roush Fenway Racing said Matt Kenseth was leaving the organization, the driver finally confirmed he's moving to Joe Gibbs Racing at the end of the season…surprise, surprise, Dezmine Wells, who was expelled from Xavier last month as a result of sexual assault charges that were rejected last week by a grand jury, announced Tuesday that he will enroll at Maryland, Penn State's costs for legal fees, consultants and public relations firms hired to help deal with the Jerry Sandusky child sex abuse scandal have reached nearly $17 million through June 30.
Florida offensive coordinator Brent Pease found himself apologizing to his mother after Florida's season opener as he was caught on camera mouthing several obscenities during Florida's 27-14 victory over Bowling Green, quarterback Jeff Tuel is listed alone as the starter as Washington State prepares for its home opener against Eastern Washington on Saturday, Tulane head coach Curtis Johnson was released from Tulane Hospital Tuesday evening after struggling with symptoms of apparent heat exhaustion during practice earlier in the day, TCU starting receiver Skye Dawson has been suspended for Saturday's season opener against Grambling State for violating school policy, the Phoenix Coyotes have signed forward Lucas Lessio, a second-round pick in the 2011 draft, to an entry-level contract, the NHL and NHL Players Association have not scheduled further talks regarding a new collective bargaining agreement, both sides confirmed to on Tuesday, a source confirmed to Tuesday evening that suitor Greg Jamison, the former president and CEO of the San Jose Sharks, has finally arranged financing that would allow him to purchase the team from the National Hockey League for $170 million, the Los Angeles Clippers have promoted Gary Sacks to the role of vice president of basketball operations, the team announced Tuesday, St. Louis Cardinals pitcher Chris Carpenter threw 50 pitches on Tuesday in a three-inning simulated game, taking another step in a bid to bolster the club's NL wild-card chances, the Washington Nationals have reinstated right-hander Chien-Ming Wang from the 15-day disabled list, Japanese players have agreed to take part in the 2013 World Baseball Classic, backing off a threat to boycott the event because of a dispute over the way tournament money is shared, and finally, three minor league pitchers, Kevin Grendell, a left-hander with Baltimore's rookie-level Gulf Coast League Orioles has been suspended 50 games, Yancarlos Santiago, a left-hander playing rookie ball for the Los Angeles Angels have been suspended 25 games, and free-agent right-hander Ysmael Carmona has also been suspended for 25 under baseball's minor league drug program….remember kids, say Nope to the Dope ‘cause you will lose all Hope ‘cause the Dope ain’t no Joke! Huh!?
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