Sports News: Dolphins Top Raiders, Melo’s Affairs In NY
Sports News NFL: Dolphins Top Raiders
The Miami Dolphins and the Oakland Raiders had a unique chance to feat in an international spectacle this last Sunday night, at Wembley Stadium, in London, UK.
This time the Dolphins were able to strike harder and ended up walking away with a 38-14 win, now marching with an even 2-2 season record and leaving the Raiders with an 0-4 march, with no wins.
The Raiders were able to strike first and nailed a 3-yard touchdown pass play by Brian Leonhardt and Derek Carr.
The Dolphins responded with a 41-yard field goal by Caleb Sturgis with 06:25 on the clock, to close the gap to 4-points.
The Dolphins would dominate the second quarter, starting with a 13-yard TD pass play by Mike Wallace and Ryan Tannehill, setting the score 10-7 with 14:17 on the clock.
Lamar Miller would then continue with a 9-yard TD run by Lamar Miller, taking a 7-point lead. Dion Sims would then appear with an 18-yard TD pass play with Tannehill, to finish the first half with a 24-7 score.
Miami would once again open the third quarter with Miller and a 1-yard TD run, to take an outstanding 31-7 lead with 08:13 on the clock.
Cortland Finnegan was able to complete a 50-yard TD fumble return during a kick by Raiders’ Caleb Sturgis and complete a great play that gave a Miami a 38-7 lead.
By the 4th quarter, it was Andre Holmes who finished a 22-yard TD pass play with Matt McGloin and finish the game with a 38-14 game at Wembley, being this the first NFL game in Europe of the current season.
Sports News NBA: Melo’s Inconclusive Affairs In NY
New York Knicks’ Carmelo Anthony decided to resign with the NYC squad, claiming that at the end, it was by far the best choice for him as a player, for his professional basketball career, and for his family. Still, there was one more reason that Anthony didn’t reveal up till now.
According to the NYC squad, he was simply unable to leave New York because there is unfinished business with the fans, the team and his career.
According to Melo himself, there is still much he feels he has to accomplish with the Knicks before he considers to sign with another franchise. Anthony signed a five-year, $124 million contract with the Knicks during the preseason.
The player stated that he still needs to accomplish much with the Knicks and that it would have been unprofessional for him to leave the squad, not having accomplished great deeds with the franchise.
Melo did stated that perhaps he could have had better chances with other teams like the Chicago Bulls and the Houston Rockets that did file offers to his agent.
Still, Melo claims that in a more personal level, he still needs to be a better player with the NY organization.
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