Tuesday, September 27
NEW ORLEANS (AP) — Tevin Coleman rushed for three touchdowns, Matt Ryan passed for two TDs, and Deion Jones returned an interception 90 yards for a score to help the Atlanta Falcons beat the winless New Orleans Saints 45-32 last night. Ryan finished with 240 yards passing for Atlanta.
CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — Carolina Panthers head coach Ron Rivera says two things became apparent to him after looking at tape of the Panthers' 22-10 loss to the Minnesota Vikings. The coach said yesterday that the "missed opportunities was probably the biggest thing, more so than anything else, and some of the penalties."
NEW YORK (AP) — The family of Arnold Palmer is waiting until after the Ryder Cup this week for a public farewell. Alastair Johnston, the chief executive of Arnold Palmer Enterprises, said yesterday at a news conference that a public ceremony to commemorate Palmer would be held Oct. 4 at St. Vincent's College in Latrobe, Pennsylvania.
NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Tennessee State University is hosting a public memorial service for famed track and field coach Ed Temple, who led the school's Tigerbelles to 13 Olympic gold medals. Classes and meetings at the historically black university will be canceled Friday between 11 a.m. and 2 p.m. to allow students, faculty and staff to honor the coach.