Thursday, April 26, 2012

NHL Playoffs, NBA & MLB scores & Forbes Most Influential Athletes: 4/26, Vol. 129, 1st Edition

One day an angel said quietly, that soon he would bring something special to me, and of all those wonderful gifts he bring, who could imagine, who would imagine, who could imagine a king! Good morning and welcome back to your Spiritual Sports Segment on Rhema Gospel Radio better than when you heard it yesterday, I’m C.E.E.J.A.Y!  Le’ Go!



There was only one game on frozen hard court last night in the National Hockey League, but it was a closeout game 7 so winner takes all and moves on to the next round as defending champion Boston Bruins WILL NOT defend their championship as the Washington Capitals slipped past the Bruins 2-1 in overtime as Matt Hendricks and Joel Ward each came up with a goal apiece to the help the Capitals to continue to skate in the playoffs.

Now that all playoff seeds are set in the National Basketball Association, many teams are resting their star players but games march on since some teams are trying to move up in seeding’s and some are playing for pride as the Washington Wizards crushed the Cleveland Cavaliers 96-85 as John Wall continues his hot streak with a game high of 21 points and he handed out 13 dimes, the Chicago Bulls knocked off the Indiana Pacers 92-87 with 20 points from Kyle Kover, the Charlotte Bobcats couldn’t handle J. J. Reddick’s career high of 31 points of the Orlando Magic and lost 102-95 as the Bobcats need to win their last game of the season tomorrow night to avoid having the worst win percentage in NBA history, if you think they can of can’t respond on Twitter @ #justonemoregame, the Philadelphia 76er’s edged out the Milwaukee Bucks 90-85 with a career high in points from Evan Turner to go along with his 13 boards, while the Lob City Clippers came up short against the New York Knicks 99-93 with 21 points from J. R. Smith, the Denver Nuggets outlast the Oklahoma City Thunder 106-101 as Ty Lawson netted 25 points and the San Antonio Spurs got past the Phoenix Suns 110-106 as Shannon Brown poured in 21 points and as Steve Nash potentially played his last game in Phoenix.

There were a plethora of games on the diamond yesterday in Major League Baseball for round one scores as the Chicago White Sox needed 14 innings but still came up a weeee bit short against the Oakland A’s 5-4 as Paul Kernerko homered, the Colorado Rockies knocked off the Pittsburgh Pirates 2-1 as the Rockies break up a not hit bid, the LA Angels was defeated by the Tampa Bay Rays 3-2 with a homerun from Ben Zobrist, the Houston Astros muscled past the Milwaukee Brewers 7-5 as Jose Altuve hit a career high of four hits, while the Toronto Blue Jays were SHUT OUT by the Baltimore Orioles 3-0 as Wilson Betemit, the defending champion St. Louis Cardinals blasted the Chicago Cubs 5-1 as David Freese launched a homerun, the Kansas City Royals pounded the Cleveland Indians with 2 homeruns from Billy Butler and the Philadelphia Phillies pummeled the Arizona Diamondbacks 7-2 as Cole Hamel went 8 strong innings and struck out 7 to wrap up series one of your MLB scores.

In sporting news, Forbes released their annual Most Influential Athletes and NASCAR’s Jimmie Johnson ranks #1 as the guy next door, while one of the most polarizing athlete’s Tim Tebow came in 2nd , while the guy who replaced Tebow in Denver, Payton Manning came in 3rd, Manny Pacquiao 4th, Tom Brady 5th, Aaron Rodgers, 6th, coming in at the 7th spot is Dale Earnhardt , Jr., Drew Brees settles in at #8, Payton’s brother, Eli makes a home at #9 and rounding out the top ten is Linsanity himself, Jeremy Lin.

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MLB scores, Metta W. Peace, James Harden & Dallas Cowboys News: 4/26, Vol. 129, 2nd Edition

Wherever you are, whatever you've been going through, God says the struggle is over for you, you've been in this place long enough and your mountainside has been rough, but God said the struggle is over for you! Welcome back to your Spiritual Sports Segment on Rhema Gospel, I’m C.E.E.J.A.Y!

For your second series of MLB scores, the New York Yankees lassoed by the Texas Rangers 7-3 as Carlos Beltre, Mike Napoli and Mitch Moreland all launched homeruns, the Washington Nationals pasted the San Diego Padres 7-2 Jordan Zimmerman pitched 6 and struck out 6, the Boston Red Sox managed to get past the Minnesota Twins 7-6 with a homerun from Mike Aviles, the San Francisco Giants lost by two runs to the Cincinnati Reds 4-2 with Scott Rolen going yard, the Miami Marlins was beat up by the New York Mets 5-1 as David Wright launched a homerun and became the Met’s career RGI’s leader, in the double header game, the Pittsburgh Pirates dominated the Colorado Rockies 5-1 as Pedro Alavarez went yard, the Seattle Mariners annihilated the Detroit Tigers 9-1 with a homerun from Alex Liddi and the Atlanta Braves got past LA Dodgers 4-2 with 2 RBI’s from Freddie Freeman. 

In sporting news, since providing a non-peaceful elbow to the head of Oklahoma City Thunder’s James Harden, Metta World Peace face the media for the first time since the NBA announced his seven game suspension and stated “it was bad timing for me and then, physically, it was bad timing for Mr. Harden and through a third party, I got wind that he was OK.”  Additionally, Harden passed the newly NBA mandated concussion tests that was required for him to return to court and head coach of the Thunder, Scott Brooks indicated they would sit Harden one more game and give him 24 more hours to fully recover.

 For your quick news and notes for the second segment, for the first time publicly since his injury, Jeremy Lin was seen doing some light jogging and slow-paced basketball moves during New York Knicks practice Wednesday morning, sources close to the situation told ESPN.com that Maccabi Bazan Haifa of the Israeli Basketball Super League will announce Thursday in Israel that Bernie Fine, former assistant coach of Syracuse University, has been hired as a basketball consultant to the team, which is owned by Florida-based businessman Jeffrey Rosen, owner Jerry Jones said the Dallas Cowboys were "impacted to some degree" this offseason by a $10 million salary cap penalty by the NFL, but that it didn't prevent the team from making necessary moves during free agency, the Green Bay Packers released Nick Collins on Wednesday, citing concerns about the veteran safety's ability to safely continue his career after a significant neck injury, Cincinnati Bengals kicker Mike Nugent signed his $2.645 million tender as the team's franchise player, the team announced Wednesday, veteran free agent kicker Neil Rackers has signed with the Washington Redskins, former Bengals linebacker Nate Webster was convicted Wednesday of charges involving the teenage daughter of a former assistant coach for the Cincinnati team and finally, the Mark Sanchez-Santonio Holmes friendship tour continued Wednesday night when the two New York Jets attended the New York Knicks game together and were booed loudly and vociferously by the Madison Square Garden crowd….talk about a rough crowd!

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Alistair Overeem, Joe Paterno, Calvin Johnson & Michael Pineda News: 4/26, Vol. 129, 3rd Edt'n

Back was against the wall, He looked out for me, He heard my cry and rescued me as I never let a day go by and not realize we are blessed!  For your Spiritual Sports Segment on Rhema Gospel Radio, I’m C.E.E.J.A.Y.


A loss and a win all in the same hearing!  UFC heavyweight Alistair Overeem was denied his request for a fighting license by the Nevada State Athletic Commission however comma the win came with him being allowed to re-apply in nine months versus the standard twelve months.

For your quick news and notes, Bellator middleweight champion Hector Lombard has abdicated or renounced his title to join the UFC, UFC middleweight contender Mark Munoz will face undefeated Chris Weidman on July 11, according to a Fuel TV report on Tuesday night, officials demanded more details Wednesday about the security threat that prompted the University of Texas System to block a boxing match in El Paso as city leaders were stunned to learn a June 16 fight between WBC world middleweight champion Julio Cesar Chavez Jr., of Mexico and Andy Lee of Ireland, could not go on as planned at the 51,500-seat Sun Bowl stadium, with billboards declaring "Fans Spoke ... We Listened," track operator Bruton Smith unveiled changes Wednesday to Bristol Motor Speedway as a grinding process will remove the top lane from the concrete surface and the progressive banking currently located in the corners will be knocked down, Coach Kermit Davis has agreed to a five-year contract extension with Middle Tennessee that runs through the 2016-17 season, the Los Angeles Sparks have signed versatile forward Candace Parker to a multiyear contract extension, Joe Paterno, who coached Penn State to 409 wins from 1966 to 2011, will be posthumously honored with the 2012 Dick Enberg Award, presented by the College Sports Information Directors of America, this year's Military Bowl will be held Dec. 27 and is set to feature Army against a team from the Atlantic Coast Conference, Penn State University has hired two public relations firms,  Edelman and La Torre Communications to help it deal with the continuing fallout from the Jerry Sandusky child sex-abuse scandal and the firms will be paid about $2.5 million over the next year, Nebraska assistant coach Ron Brown says he'll keep speaking out against homosexuality even if it costs him his job and stated "to be fired for my faith would be a greater honor than to be fired because we didn't win enough games”, New York Rangers goaltender Henrik Lundqvist, Los Angeles Kings Jonathan Quick and Nashville Predators Pekka Rinne all have been named for this year's Vezina Trophy, awarded to the best goaltender as voted by the NHL's 30 general managers and the winner’s will be announced at the NHL Awards Show in Las Vegas in June, New York Yankees pitcher Michael Pineda will undergo surgery on Tuesday to repair a labrum tear in his right shoulder and will be out for the rest of the season and Seattle Mariners general manager Jack Zduriencik says anyone that thinks the Mariners knew that Pineda was damaged goods before they made the blockbuster offseason deal for top New York Yankees hitting prospect, Jesus Montero, is wrong, The Detroit Lions wide-out Calvin “Megatron” beat out second-year Carolina Panthers quarterback Cam Newton to be on the cover of Madden NFL 13, the Atlanta Falcons gave up only a seventh-round draft pick Wednesday to acquire four-time Pro Bowl cornerback Asante Samuel from the Philadelphia Eagles and Samuels willingly restructured his contract to make the deal work and finally, USA Basketball chairman Jerry Colangelo said Wednesday that no new players will be considered for the roster for this summer's Olympics despite a flurry of injuries to some key big men….but the question that I have, will the remaining big men be enough to bring home the gold?

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