This week in sports

By Jamie Hufnagle
October 13, 2006

Fitzgerald sits on sidelines

Larry Fitzgerald of the Arizona Cardinals will be sidelined with a hamstring injury for a minimum of two weeks. The wide receiver was hurt in the first quarter of the game on Sunday, Oct. 8. “I was trying to crack back on a guy, and he just kind of moved out of the way last minute.” Fitzgerald said after the game. According to the coach, it could be up to a month until Fitzgerald begins playing again.
According to ESPN.com

Jenkins wins seventh title

Tom Jenkins won his seventh career Champions Tour title. He finished at 10-under 134 for 36 holes. He beat out Loren Roberts and Chip Beck. Jenkins has now won a tour in each of his past five seasons. Unfortunately the rain forced an early cancellation for the tournament. “I was looking forward to playing with Loren and Chip, but I am certainly happy to be the champion,” said Jenkins. “A win is a win. The weather was on my side this year.”
According to ESPN.com

Standing ovation for Parker

Tony Parker scored 27 points during an exhibition game in front of his home fans in France giving the San Antonio Spurs a 97-84 lead over Maccabi Tel Aviv on Sunday, Oct. 8. Parker received a standing ovation when he walked off the court with the sound of fans chanting his name. “Some day it would be great to play in a world championship,” Parker said. “But now I will just focus on the spurs and hope we have a great season.”
According to ESPN.com

Floyd will play despite injury

Cliff Floyd of the New York Mets was forced to leave the game against the Dodgers on Saturday night due to a strained Achilles tendon. The team has listed Floyd as day-to-day status. “I was thinking maybe I played my last game of the season,” Floyd said. The Mets spokesman Jay Horowitz said that Floyd was feeling better on Sunday and the Mets general manager Omar Minaya made an early prediction that Floyd would play.
According to ESPN.com

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