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Top Sports Stories (Oct 02, 2012)

Europe hails Ryder Cup ‘Miracle of Medinah’

LONDON – Not even the family of Seve Ballesteros could have imagined a Ryder Cup finish quite like this. It was after midnight in Spain when a European team inspired by the "spirit of Seve" and captained by his close friend Jose Maria Olazabal …

Boston Herald October 02, 2012, 1:50 AM (PST)


USA Today

Steven Pienaar retires from international football

JOHANNESBURG (AP) -South Africa captain Steven Pienaar has retired from international football only three months before his country hosts the African Cup. The Everton midfielder’s decision was announced by the South African Football Association on …

CNN Sports Illustrated October 02, 2012, 5:25 AM (PST)


sowetanlive.co.za

Bell: A lot of NFL craziness jammed into four weeks

What exactly have we learned one month into the NFL’s 93rd season? Well, for one thing, it’s quite obvious that just because a team was dominant last season, it doesn’t automatically carry over and guarantee that they will be bullies the following year…

Indianapolis Star October 01, 2012, 8:35 PM (PST)

 

Tigers clinch AL Central title with late surgebaseball

KANSAS CITY, Mo. – There could have been some infighting when the Detroit Tigers were languishing below .500 midway through the season, or even when they trailed the Chicago White Sox deep into September. This was the team, after all, that won the AL …

Boston Herald October 02, 2012, 4:13 AM (PST)

 

Continued: Rangers lose opener at playoff-bound Oakland, must wait another day to try for AL West crown

OAKLAND, Calif. – The Texas Rangers are already in the playoffs, and they like their chances to win the AL West. Two games left, one win needed against Oakland. "We’re upbeat in here. We’re not worried about anything," catcher Mike Napoli …

Minneapolis Star Tribune October 01, 2012, 11:56 PM (PST)

 

Mets to keep coaching staff intact

MIAMI – The Mets yesterday eliminated "coaching staff" as a potential area for improvement heading to next season. Manager Terry Collins said all six members of this year’s staff will be asked to return for 2013, and aren’t viewed as part of the …

New York Post October 01, 2012, 11:20 PM (PST)

 

South Africa must be more clinical against All Blacks: Meyer

The Springboks preserved their unbeaten home record with a 31-8 defeat of Australia on Saturday and Meyer said they would have to up their game to have any chance against the undefeated All Blacks this Saturday in Soweto. "We were clinical at …

YAHOO! October 01, 2012, 10:37 PM (PST)


Cleveland Plain Dealer

Red-hot Cano sparks Yankees’ rout of Red Sox

How hot is Robinson Cano? About as hot as a hitter can be. Cano sparked the Yankees’ nine-run second inning Monday, starting the inning with a solo homer, then adding a two-run double after the team had already batted around. The Yankees won the game, …

New York Daily News October 02, 2012, 12:46 AM (PST)


ESPN

No lingering concerns for Harvin

While talking about the Vikings’ recent success, Percy Harvin might have shed some light on what had him upset during the team’s mandatory minicamp in June. Remember the drama? Harvin went from saying he was unhappy, to requesting a trade to saying …

Minneapolis Star Tribune October 01, 2012, 10:58 PM (PST)


MLive.com

Rex Ryan says it’s ‘not the right time’ to bench Mark Sanchez and use Tim Tebow as NY Jets starting quarterback

The clock is certainly ticking on Mark Sanchez, but Rex Ryan isn’t ready to pull the plug on the young quarterback just yet. One day after Sanchez flopped in a humiliating 34-0 loss to the 49ers, Ryan revealed that he won’t replace him with Tim Tebow …

New York Daily News October 02, 2012, 1:43 AM (PST)