Oct 28 2012; Denver, CO, USA; Denver Broncos and New Orleans Saints fans wearing masks of Mitt Romney (left) and Barack Obama (right) pose for a photo before the game at Sports Authority Field. Mandatory Credit: Ron Chenoy-US PRESSWIRE

Wednesday Morning Headlines: Obama’s Back for More as Jerry Jones Says He’ll Never Concede


It’s official America. Barack Obama has been re-elected as the President of the United States for the next four years. American citizens came out in droves to vote during this election. The result is the incumbent, Obama, led the electoral and the popular vote causing a Romney concession. Finally, the political ads will end.

On Sunday, Cowboys owner and general manager Jerry Jones stated that he would have fired himself at GM theoretically. However, on Tuesday morning Jones back pedaled saying, “We are not structured that way. We didn’t structure it that way with my ownership. There’s no way that I would be involved here and not be the final decision-maker on something as important as players, and that is a key area. That’s never been anybody’s misunderstanding.”

The New Orleans based Sugar has been chosen as host for the SEC “Champions Bowl”. After receiving bids from Arlington, Texas (Cotton Bowl), Houston, and Atlanta (Chick-fil-A Bowl), the Sugar Bowl won out to host the game that will pit the SEC’s champion with the Big 12’s champion against each other in the Sugar Bowl. The “Champions Bowl” will make its debut in 2014 season along with the new four team playoff system.

Ball State won a close one in the final two minutes to knock out number 23 Toledo, 34-27.

The NHL resumed talks on Tuesday. The locked-out players’ association brought along a familiar face in Sidney Crosby to aid in the discussions. After 52 days of the lockout, sides are willing to meet more often before the already delayed season is completely wiped out.

In NFL news, Pittsburgh Steelers wide receiver Antonio Brown sprained his ankle in last Sunday’s victory against the New York Giants. Tomlin has said that he doesn’t anticipate Brown being back for matchup on Monday Night Football against Kansas City.

The Bengals signed another player to their practice squad. Scott Wedige is 6-4, 310 pound rookie free agent Center out of Northern Illinois. In the move, the team cut rookie fullback Jourdan Brooks.

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