Friday Sports Briefs

Guilford’s Greenberg Gets One At Bat with Marlins

Adam Greenberg, of Guilford and the Bridgeport Bluefish, signed a one-day contract with the Miami Marlins and will have a chance at another major league at bat.  Greenberg’s only other at bat was with the Chicago Cubs in 2005, when he was hit in the head by a pitch and injured.  Tyler Kepner of the New York Times has the story.  http://www.nytimes.com/2012/09/28/sports/baseball/marlins-giving-adam-greenberg-his-first-at-bat-seven-years-later.html?_r=0

Dave Borges of the New Haven Register also has written a good story on Greenberg.  http://www.nhregister.com/articles/2012/09/27/sports/doc506446aa24974133701574.txt

Best of luck to Adam Greenberg.

NFL Refs Return to Action

The NFL owners finally reached a deal with the league’s referees after a lockout that lasted through the third week of the regular season.  ESPN’s John Clayton has a nice summary of the deal in his article 5 things to know about the NFL ref dealhttp://espn.go.com/nfl/story/_/id/8429894/5-things-know-nfl-referee-deal

Concussion Lawsuit in MLS

Major League Soccer player Bryan Namoff is  is suing his former team, DC United and coach Tom Soehn alleging that they failed to properly diagnose and treat him after a career-ending head injury.  Michele Bowman has the story on the Lawyers.com blog.  http://blogs.lawyers.com/2012/09/mls-player-sues-dc-united-for-career-ending-concussion/

I wonder what Ben Berger over at Footiebusiness thinks of this suit?  http://footiebusiness.com/

My apologies for the formatting of the links and lack of pictures today – I’m having some technical difficulties with WordPress.

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  1. […] Adam Greenberg, of Guilford and formerly of the Bridgeport Bluefish, has signed a minor-league contract with the Baltimore Orioles.  ESPN.com news services has the story.  Greenberg was the subject of attention this past fall, when his “One At Bat” campaign led to a single plate appearance for the Florida Marlins. […]

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