The (extended) weekend that was

Busy seeing “The Help” AGAIN this weekend? Here’s some of what you missed.

Friday night

There was a wild one in Waco. [Baylor Lariat]


Thunderstorms will probably be moving into the AP Top 25 this week. Weather delays interrupted the game at Notre Dame and ended a game in the third quarter at Michigan. Irish flopped. Wolverines rolled.

Video: Usain Bolt is still faster than a lot of other fast people and without really trying. [YouTube via Deadspin]

Good ol’ fashioned, smash mouth SEC football prevails over fast-paced, untraditional football. No. 4 LSU 40, No. 3 Oregon 27. [Oregon Daily Emerald]

Stephen Garcia comes off the bench to lead South Carolina’s comeback over East Carolina. No. 12 South Carolina 56, East Carolina 37. [The Daily Gamecock]

No. 23 Auburn needs a last-minute TD to survive against Utah State. [AP]

Georgia fell to Boise State, 35-21, in some pretty awful uniforms.. [AP]


More Usain: Bolt anchors Jamaica in world-record in 4×100-meter relay final at Worlds. [AP]

A day after being cut by the Patriots, two-time Pro Bowler and former first-round pick Brandon Meriweather signs with the Bears [PFT]

Donald Young: the new face of American tennis? [Busted Racket]


Peyton Manning, who hasn’t missed a start since joining the league in 1998, is doubtful to play in Sunday’s season opener. [Indy Star]

Staying consistent to the NFL’s supension of Terrelle Pryor, the Colts suspend new consultant and former Ohio State coach Jim Tressel for the first six games. [AP]

Funky uniforms and all, Maryland downs Miami, 32-24, in Randy Edsall and Al Golden’s head coaching debuts. [AP]

Rex Grossman is your Redskins starting quarterback. Make your plans accordingly. [Washington Examiner]

Yankees’ rookie catcher gets his first two career jacks in the same game. [Newsday]

Photo via Getty

About Sawley

Tortured but loyal fan of the Golden State Warriors, Oakland Raiders, Oakland A's, San Jose Sharks, Oregon Ducks and Chelsea FC. Life's easier with the R. Kelly Pandora station.
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