Monday, June 4, 2012

Tiger Woods Roared, NBA Playoffs, AL-MLB, NASCAR Results & NFL Quick Hits: 6/4, Vol 156, 1st Edition

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Tiger Woods wins
The Memorial
The magic is number 73!  Tiger Woods is back and officially on the prowl for more wins as he stormed from four back at the Memorial Tournament presented by Nationwide Insurance with a purse of $6.2 million dollars to capture his 73rd PGA Tour victory while tying legendary golfer Jack Nicklaus for 2nd all- time in PGA Tour wins.  Tiger’s round was highlighted by dropping a birdie at the 16th hole, which was should have been a par and that old familiar Tiger fist pump that we have seen time and time again came to life and Tiger finished with a 9 under par and a take home earning of more than $1.1 million dollars while Andres Romero and Rory Sabbtini finished tied for 2nd and Daniel Summerhays and Spencer Levin tied for 4th.

Game 4 in the Eastern Conference Finals was balling last night as the Boston Celtics battled the Miami Heat and the Celtics squandered a 15 point lead and the Heat came back with a chance to win it on D Wade’s shot, but it wasn’t meant to be as the Celtics knock off the Heat 93-91 as Kevin Garnett poured in 23 points and Rajon Rondo pass out 15 dimes and in the Western Conference Final on Saturday, the Oklahoma City Thunder stormed past the San Antonio Spurs to even the series at four games and Game 5 will tip off tonight at 9p EST.

The Stanley Cup Finals resume tonight at 8pm EST as the New Jersey Devils try to notch their first win of series against the LA Kings and avoid going down 3 games to none.

Major League Baseball had their bats swinging yesterday in the American League as the New York Yankees hammered the Detroit Tigers 5-1 as A-Rod and Derek Jeter both went yard, the Boston Red Sox were pounded by the Toronto Blue Jays 5-1 as well with 4 RBI’s from Jose Bautista, the Tampa Bay Rays were blasted by the Baltimore Orioles 8-4 as Mark Reynolds launched a homerun, the Oakland A’s were SHUT OUT by the Kansas City Royals 2-0 with a homer from Eric Hosmer, while the Minnesota Twins knocked off the Cleveland Indians 6-3 and the Texas Rangers muscled past the LA Angels 7-3 as Nelson Cruz belted a homerun.

NASCAR raced around the track  yesterday as Jimmie Johnson won his 7th race of the season at Dover International Speedway, while Kevin Harvick finished 2nd, Matt Kenseth came in 3rd and Dale Earnhardt , Jr. finished 4th and Joey Lagano captured the checkered flag in the Nationwide Series.

For your NFL Quick Hits, Jacksonville Jaguars first-round draft pick receiver Justin Blackmon was arrested on an aggravated DUI charge Sunday after authorities in Oklahoma said he and blew a .24, which is three times the legal limit of alcohol in his system, defensive end Osi Umenyiora and the New York Giants finally have reached an agreement on a restructured contract and terms were undisclosed, Minnesota Vikings fullback Jerome Felton has been arrested on suspicion of driving while impaired and refusing to submit to a chemical test. the St. Louis Convention & Visitors Commission, the agency that operates the Edward Jones Dome on Friday rejected an improvement plan for the 17-year-old stadium proposed by the St. Louis Rams, the Minnesota Vikings have signed first-round draft choice Harrison Smith to a four-year deal and finally, the million-dollar home of Eddie George and his wife Tamara will be auctioned off June 7, to the surprise of the George’s as they stopped making payments several months ago because the mortgage company refused to discuss the matter with them because they were current on their payments.

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NL-MLB, WNBA, French Open Scores, Boxing Results & London Olympic News: 6/4, Vol. 156, 2nd Edt'n

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Antonio Tarver & Lateef
Kayode fight to a draw
They ran the bases in Major League Baseball in the National League as the defending champs St. Louis Cardinals were clobbered by the New York Mets 6-1 with 3 RBI’s from Kirk Nieuwenhuis, the Atlanta Braves eked out a one run win against the Washington Nationals 3-2, the Miami Marlins ousted the Philadelphia Phillies 5-1 as Carlos Zambrano not only got the win but also belted a homerun, the Cincinnati Reds were defeated by the Houston Astros 5-3 with a homerun from Justin Maxwell, the LA Dodgers lost to the Colorado Rockies 3-2 as they swept the Dodgers, while the Chicago Cubs SHUT OUT the San Francisco Giants 2-0 as Barry Zito notches his 150th career win and the Arizona Diamondbacks SHUT OUT and annihilated the San Diego Padres 6-0 as Trevor Cahill tosses the complete game shut-out.

The Ladies of the WNBA had five games on tap yesterday as the Washington Mystics were defeated by the Connecticut Sun 94-86 as Tina Charles lite up the scoreboard for 30 points, the New York Liberty demolished the Indiana Fever 87-72 to get their first win of the season with 25 points from Cappie Pondexter, the Phoenix Mercury got the win 79-72 over the Tulsa Shock 79-72 with a double-double from DeWanna Bonner with 23 points and 13 glass grabbing rebounds, while the defending champions Minnesota Lynx remained undefeated as they got past the San Antonio Silver Stars 83-79 with 17 points from Rebekkah Brunson and the LA Sparks edged out the Seattle Storm 67-65 with a double-double from Candace Parker as she scored 16 points and 10 rebounds.

The French Open is getting down to the red clay nitty gritty as the 4th round concluded with top seeded Novak Djokovic had to go the distance against 22nd seeded Andreas Seppi, but got the win 4-6, 6-7, 6-3, 7-5 and 6-3 and the 3rd seeded Roger Federer outlasted David Goffin in four sets 5-7, 7-5, 6-2 and 6-4, while the ladies had four matches and 6th seeded Samantha Stosur won against Sloane Stephens in straight sets, 15th Dominika Cibulkova defeated and got the upset win over top seeded Victoria Azarenka, while Sara Errani won against Svetlana Kuznetsova in straight sets and Angelique Kerber got the win in straight sets over Petra Martic.

Antonio Tarver needed some late round heroics to avoid getting the lost against unbeaten cruiserweight Lateef Kayode as both men fought to a draw as Kayode retains his WBO cruiserweight belt and middleweight Peter ‘Kid Chocolate’ Quillin remained undefeated as he won a unanimous  decision over Winky Wright, Austin Trout retained his WBA super welterweight title against Delvin Rodriguez and Leo Santa Cruz obtained the vacant IBF title ove Vusi Malinga.

For your London Summer Olympic News, Michael Phelps erased the pool record that was also his first world record with a finish of 1 minute, 54.79 seconds in Sunday's 200-meter butterfly final, the World Anti-Doping Agency is proposing that athletes found guilty of serious doping offenses could be banned from the next Olympics, Anthony Ervin, the 2000 Olympic champion, won the 50-meter freestyle at the Santa Clara Grand Prix swim meet Saturday and finally, Wilson Kiprop won the 10,000 meters at the Kenyan Olympic trials held at the Prefontaine Classic on Friday night and finished in a world-leading time of 27 minutes, 1.98 seconds as he beat his personal best by nearly 25 seconds.

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Shawn Johnson, Johan Santana UFC, SEC & Bill Maher News: 6/4, Vol. 156, 3rd Edition

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Johan Santana & NY Mets
1st No Hitter
For your quick news and notes, Olympic gold medalist Shawn Johnson announced her retirement Sunday, saying repeated setbacks with her left knee made contending for a spot at the London Games impossible and left her fearful she was putting her long-term health at risk, heavyweight Frank Mir applied for and received a therapeutic use exemption for testosterone replacement therapy prior to his May 26 bout in Las Vegas against UFC heavyweight champion Junior dos Santos, Martin Kampmann officially put himself in the welterweight title mix with a second-round knockout of Jake Ellenberger at the Palms Casino Resort in Las Vegas on Friday, Kenny Florian has officially retired from mixed martial arts after a nine-year professional career and he finished with a record of 14-6, including 12 wins in the UFC, after a 6 ½ hour surgery, former welterweight champion Paul Williams' promoter says the boxer is resting after surgery to stabilize his spine, after issues with his surgically repaired right shoulder and during his first workout last week and dissatisfaction over his purse for the fight, which was slated to be close to $1 million, junior middleweight titlist James Kirkland pulled out of the fight against Saul "Canelo" Alvarez on Friday, David Beckham has escaped punishment after his tirade against referees following the L. A. Galaxy's last two Major League Soccer defeats, but the league suspended Mike Magee and Michael Stephens one match and assessed undisclosed fines for deeds during the Galaxy's loss last weekend at Houston, Ron Capps grabbed center stage at the NHRA SuperNationals, posting the quickest Funny Car run in association history with a posted time of 3.964 seconds @ 320.89 mph, to claim his first #1 qualifying position of the season, Tiger Woods' niece, Cheyenne Woods is headed to the U.S. Women's Open after qualifying for the event, players testing positive for marijuana in the mighty Southeastern Conference do not face the one-year suspension that comes from getting busted by the NCAA a report revealed, the Southeastern Conference and its member schools are donating $100,000 to the Pat Summitt Foundation Fund to help fight Alzheimer's disease, an NCAA investigation at Idaho State reportedly was prompted in part by a letter written by a former interim men's basketball coach, Deane Martin, warning of a booster willing to pay quality players, but the letter was sent after Martin was not selected as their full time coach, sound kind of suspect, senior tight end Jake Stoneburner and junior offensive lineman Jack Mewhort of Ohio State were arrested on a charge of obstructing official business, New York Rangers forward Mats Zuccarello is headed to Russia to play, a source confirmed to, the Boston Bruins have signed forward Daniel Paille to a three-year contract through the 2014-15 season and forward Chris Bourque to a two-year contract through 2013-14, Philadelphia Phillies second baseman Chase Utley, out all season with an injured left knee, will begin a rehabilitation assignment today at extended spring training in Clearwater, FL, political commentator Bill Maher, the host of HBO's "Real Time," recently purchased an ownership stake in the New York Mets, the Houston Astros have placed first baseman Carlos Lee on the 15-day disabled list because of a left hamstring strain, Santa Cruz County Sheriff's Department is investigating San Francisco Giants slugger Pablo Sandoval in a sexual assault case, Toronto Blue Jays third baseman Brett Lawrie said Sunday that he narrowly missed being in the area where a gunman fired shots in a crowded food court in one of Canada's busiest malls, fatally wounding a man and injuring seven others and finally, in case you missed it, took 8,020 games, but the New York Mets organization finally had a pitcher to toss a no hitter as Johan Santana earned the honor against the defending St. Louis Cardinals.

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