Alfie is the Manager of SB Nation's Jaguars blog, Big Cat Country and an SB Nation News Desk and Regional (not sure what 'region' i'm technically in) News Desk Contributor. As a Jacksonville resident, Alfie grew up a Jacksonville Jaguars fan, being a teenager when the city was awarded the franchise. His families roots are in the mid-west however, so he's also an avid Iowa Hawkeyes and St. Louis Cardinals fan. He enjoys football, the internet, and beer.
The Atlanta Braves fell to the St. Louis Cardinals in the NL Wild Card play-in game, 6-3. Chipper Jones was 1-5 on the night, including beating out a grounder to extend Atlanta's chances in the ninth.
Wake Forest has suspended six players, five of them starters, for Saturday's game against Maryland. Suspended for what the school called a violation of team rules, all six should be eligible for reinstatement by the Oct. 20 game at Virginia.
The Cincinnati Bearcats won in dramatic fashion on Saturday afternoon at FedEx Field, scoring a touchdown with just 13 seconds left in the game to knock off the Virginia Tech Hokies, 27-24.
The Washington Redskins will debut first-round pick Robert Griffin III on Thursday evening against the Buffalo Bills.
The 2012 PGA Championship tees off on Thursday with a full field of golfers vying to win the 94th PGA Championship at Kiawah Island's Ocean Course.
Team USA was able to defeat Australia to advance to the semifinal round on Wednesday 119-86.
The United States currently lead Australia by 14 with a score of 56-42 at halftime in the men's basketball tournament.