Wednesday, October 14
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Brady Quinn's home in Avon Lake was listed for sale on Tuesday, according to multiple reports. The deposed Browns quarterback feels his time with the team is nearing an end. Since being replaced by Derek Anderson, Quinn has been at odds with coach Eric Mangini and offensive coordinator Brian Daboll, said a source. (Cleveland Plain Dealer)Comment
The Cubs have run-scoring issues. They can not simply throw money at the problem, at least not in the usual ways. This does not mean they don't have options, however. One of them may be to fill their vacancy for a hitting coach with the best guy in that position, Rudy Jaramillo. If the Rangers allow him to become a free agent when his contract ends at the end of the month, as it appears they might, the Cubs should go above the usual hitting coach pay scale to bring him to Wrigley Field. (Chicago Tribune)Comment
After what sounded like a terse meeting with Don Nelson and Larry Riley, then a long practice, running once again with the first team, Stephen Jackson spoke at length and colorfully about his current feelings. He again stopped short of saying the words "trade me" but left no doubt he wants out more than ever. Now there's a massive chill in his relationship with Nelson, and SJax maintained his right to continue to speak his mind, and, of course, possibly keep getting fined and suspended. (San Jose Mercury News)Comment
Romania's Dragoi Gabriela performs on the beam during women's qualifying for the World Gymnastics Championships at the O2 Arena in London on Wednesday, Oct. 14. (AP)
Aaron Fox channels former University of Michigan star Mike Legg with an incredible goal.
Game To Watch
No. 5 Boise State (5-0) at Tulsa (4-1), 8 p.m. ET, ESPN
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- Tulsa Golden Hurricane
SI Vault: Wayne Gretzky
This Day in Sports
- 1949 -- Ezzard Charles TKOs Pat Valentino in eighth round for heavyweight boxing title.
- 1968 -- In National League expansion draft, Expos and Padres choose 30 players each.
- 1979 -- NHL's greatest scorer Wayne Gretzky scores his first NHL goal.
- 1986 -- IOC decides to stagger Winter and Summer Olympics schedule.
- 1991 -- New York Rangers right wing Mike Gartner scores his 500th NHL goal.