Thursday, September 13, 2012

Jim Calhoun Retires, NFL Bounty Meeting, RG3 Awarded, AL MLB & WNBA Scores: 9/13, Vol. 228, 1st Edition


As I minister to you, I minister to myself…life can hurt you so, 'til you feel there's nothing left. So, no matter how you feel, speak the word and you will be healed and encourage yourself in the Lord!  Good morning and welcome back to your Spiritual Sports Segment on Rhema on Gospel Radio better than when you it yesterday…I’m C.E.E.J.A.Y!  Leggo’!

  Jim Calhoun has cut
down his last set of nets
In sporting news after 40 years as a head coach, 873 games, and three national titles at the University of Connecticut in 1999, 2004 and recently in 2011, Hall of Famer Jim Calhoun will announce his retirement from college basketball today during a 2pm EST press conference. Calhoun, who spent 26 years at the helm at UConn, will be replaced by assistant coach Kevin Ollie. 
The American League in Major League Baseball was filled with excitement last night with their 7 games in the ballparks as the Tampa Bay Rays lost by one measly run to the Baltimore Orioles 3-2 as Nate McLouth singled in the 9th to capture the win, the New York Yankees held off the Boston Red Sox 5-4 as Curtis Granderson 2 homers helped the Bronx Bombers stay tied with Orioles, the Seattle Mariners got past the Toronto Blue Jays 3-2 as Miguel Olivo homered, while the Detroit Tiger powered past the Chicago White Sox 8-6 with Prince Fielder knocking out his 26th homerun, the Kansas City Royals dominated the Minnesota Twins 10-5 as Billy Butler’s Bat Belted the Ball 3 RBI’s, alliteration, I love it, and the Oakland A’s knocked off the LA Angels 4-1 as Yoenis Cespedes homered for the 18th time.
Kara Lawson of the Connecticut
Sun was ballin' last night!
The Queens of Basketball had four games on the hardwood last night as the Indiana Fever temperature ran hot as the ran the Seattle Storm out of the building by literally spanking them 72-48 ouch, as they forced 28 turnovers, the Washington Mystics were demolished by the New York Liberty 75-62 as Cappie Pondexter lead with 22 points, the San Antonio Silver Stars pummeled the Tulsa Shock 78-67 as Danielle Robinson filled her stat sheet with 12 points, 5 dimes, 4 steals and 3 rebounds and the Connecticut Sun annihilated the Phoenix Mercury 100-78 as Kara Lawson made the nets sing hallelujah with her 30 points.
For your NFL Quick Hits, the meeting between NFL commissioner Roger Goodell and the four players who face possible renewed suspensions for their alleged involvement in the New Orleans Saints' bounty scandal is scheduled for next Tuesday in New York, as Tuesday is generally a day off for players, six-time Pro Bowl wide receiver Chad Johnson has been formally charged with one count of misdemeanor domestic battery, after his stellar performance in his NFL debut, Robert Griffin III became the first rookie quarterback to win an offensive player of the week award after his debut game, New York Jets cornerback Darrelle Revis, who suffered a concussion in last Sunday's victory over the Buffalo Bills, was cleared Wednesday to resume physical activity such as running and lifting weights, but he's still not allowed to participate in contact drills, Dallas Cowboy left tackle Tyron Smith was fined $15,750 by the NFL for a second-quarter horse-collar penalty in last week's 24-17 season-opening victory over the New York Giants, Buffalo Bills coaches and teammates rallied to Marcell Dareus' support Wednesday after the second-year defensive tackle's younger brother was one of three people shot and killed in a suburb of Birmingham, AL last weekend, NFL teams combined for 791 points, the most for an opening week and second most in league history, and finally, Toby Lujan, a friend of former NFL wide receiver Sam Hurd has formally pleaded guilty to a cocaine possession charge in connection with allegations that Hurd tried to start a drug ring.
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