View Full Version : Blueblood’s Article Links—Monday, September 21, 2009

21st September 2009, 07:43 AM
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1. Eagle Golf Set to Compete in 16th Annual Adams Cup of Newport

[“The Adams Cup of Newport is a great tournament, played on a great golf course and the University of Rhode Island does a great job hosting the teams,” said Eagle head coach Larry Mays. “Every year we try to take the team to different parts of the country to broaden their experience playing in different atmospheres and this tournament will certainly be one of those opportunities for them.”]


2. Men's Soccer Edged by Mercer in Overtime Thriller

[The Georgia Southern men's soccer team (0-5-1) was edged by Mercer (1-3-2) 2-1 in an overtime thriller Sunday.]


3. It was only a win against Western Carolina, but …

[Western Carolina entered the game with just one Southern Conference win in the last three years, so Georgia Southern’s 27-3 win Saturday night wasn’t unexpected. But the Eagles took away a lot of positives from the game.]


4. Olsen evens score with Steelers safety after big hit

[When the Bears needed a complement to running back Matt Forte, then turned to Adrian Peterson instead of Garrett Wolfe, who’s listed second on the depth chart. “It’s more the situation of the game and who we were playing,” said offensive coordinator Ron Turner. “As physical as [the Steelers] are and the way the game was going, we wanted to get someone in there [who is] a little more physical. “We’ve got a lot of confidence in ‘AP.’ We’ve got a lot of confidence in Garrett. Garrett’s definitely going to have a role. A lot of times these things are game situational. We talked about it. We feel we have two guys that can do it. Some games it will be more Garrett. Some games it will be more AP.”]


5. Cutler, defense rise to occasion in thrilling win

[Cutler went to a back on third-and-three from the Steelers' 10-yard line, hitting Adrian Peterson in the flat to set up tight end Kellen Davis' first career touchdown, a six-yarder that capped a 97-yard drive and tied the game at 7 just before halftime.]


6. Gould gets kick out of beating home-state Steelers

[The Bears are making good on their plan to rest Matt Forte from time to time, getting Adrian Peterson involved. He carried three times for 16 yards and made two receptions, including a four-yarder on third-and-three to set up first-and-goal. ''When your number is called, you've got to deliver,'' said Peterson, who some thought might be one of the final cuts until Kevin Jones was lost for the year with an ankle injury. ''I don't know when I am going to play. I practice hard, and I try to always be ready.]


7. New England golfer wins Boise Open by taking lead on the final hole

["I just made too many mistakes," said Adams, who nonetheless moved up to No. 2 on the Tour's money list and will be playing on the PGA Tour next season. "If I shoot even par, then I tie him and anything under par, I win. I feel like I threw it away."]