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Gausman, O's look to finish off sweep of Twins
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Problem gambling center mounts campaign urging restraint
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One killed, five others wounded in Baltimore Sunday
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10/3/2011

Florida gives a boost to Herman Cain
Filed under: — Robert Farrow @ 9:37 pm

Posted by Neil Stevens at Redstate

Last week’s shock poll bringing Herman Cain into third place needed confirmation before we could be sure that Cain was a serious contender.

Two new polls of Florida Republicans by SurveyUSA for WFLA and by War Room Logistics seem to provide that confirmation and more: Both put Herman Cain in second in the key early primary state.

These are not national polls, so they aren’t directly comparable with the last four major national polls, three of which put Rick Perry first, and the fourth which put Perry in second behind Mitt Romney. But that fourth poll seemed to show Perry voters giving Cain another look, and these two bolster that theory.

Facts: SurveyUSA polled 500 likely GOP primary voters, mobile and landline users handled, MoE 4.5. WRL polled 1331 likely voters by phone, and the Republican-only subsample had a MoE of 4.2. The overall poll was weighted, but WRL tell me only the overall results were weighted, but not the Republican results.

In WRL polling of Florida, Herman Cain gains 18.8 points to land at 23.7%, in second behind Romney who gained 3.2 points to land at 28.2%. The big loser was Rick Perry, who fell off the map, losing 15.5% to fall to 9.1%, behind even Newt Gingrich’s 9.8%.

SurveyUSA gives the same top four. Romney leads at 27%, Cain follows at 25%, Perry falls way off to 13%, and Gingrich ends up at 6%.

Fascinating to me is the landline/mobile split in the SUSA poll. In a traditional poll, Romney would have led 34-22-14. But mobile users broke for Cain, giving him 20 to Romney’s 13 and Perry’s 11, which left the overall result so close. Romney’s remaining edge in the poll ends up being from “Moderate” voters, as “Very Conservative” and “Conservative” voters were about evenly split between Romney and Cain, but “Moderates” broke 34-19 for Romney.

Florida of course made headlines for Cain already when he won a straw poll there, but now we have two independent polls appearing to confirm a genuine swell of support for him there. The next national poll could be a critical moment for Rick Perry. If he is confirmed to be crashing nationally, he may have little time to recover, or be relegated to irrelevance like Tim Pawlenty and Michele Bachmann before him.

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49er Ray McDonald accused of domestic violence (The Associated Press)
San Francisco 49ers defensive tackle Ray McDonald was arrested early Sunday on felony domestic violence charges after officers responded to a home in an upscale neighborhood, San Jose police said. Sgt. Heather Randol, a police spokeswoman, declined to discuss the circumstances that led to McDonald's arrest, saying only that officers had probable cause to take him into custody. ''I'm a good-hearted person.'' NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell announced tougher penalties this past week for players accused of domestic violence. ''The 49ers organization is aware of the recent reports regarding Ray McDonald and we take such matters seriously,'' general manager Trent Baalke said in a statement.

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(The Sports Xchange) - San Francisco 49ers defensive tackle Ray McDonald was arrested and charged with felony domestic violence early Sunday morning. The Sacramento Bee reported that McDonald was booked by San Jose police at 5:30 a.m. Sunday for "inflicting injury on a spouse or cohabitant". He is scheduled to appear in court on Sept. 15, the day after the 49ers play a Sunday Night Football game against the Chicago Bears in Santa Clara. NFL commissioner Roger Goodell announced last week that the new punishment for those involved in domestic violence disputes would be six weeks for first-time offenders and a second offense would carry a lifetime ban.

Dolphins add 2 players, tweaking 53-man roster (The Associated Press)
Going with undrafted players is clearly not too risky for the Miami Dolphins. The Dolphins have added two more players who never got drafted, making moves Sunday to sign safety Brandian Ross and cornerback Sammy Seamster off waivers. He spent 2011 on Green Bay's practice squad as an undrafted free agent from Youngstown State. Seamster, an undrafted rookie out of Middle Tennessee State, was waived Saturday by Baltimore.

NFL roundup: 49ers' McDonald arrested for domestic violence (The SportsXchange)
San Francisco 49ers defensive tackle Ray McDonald was arrested and charged with felony domestic violence early Sunday morning.

Pagano disappointed by Colts' poor preseason finale (The SportsXchange)
Head coach Chuck Pagano wasn't pleased by what he saw in the Indianapolis Colts' final preseason game, a 35-7 loss at Cincinnati. "I think we saw good football in all three phases during the course of training camp and the preseason," Pagano said. "Certainly (losing 35-7 to Cincinnati in the preseason finale Thursday night) was not the way any of us envisioned that night going and the way we wanted to finish," he said. "That's not Colts football.

49ers' McDonald arrested for domestic violence (AFP)
San José (United States) (AFP) - National Football League veteran Ray McDonald was arrested early Sunday morning on charges of domestic violence. Law enforcement officials said the San Francisco 49er defensive end was booked in Santa Clara County jail for "inflicting injury on a spouse or cohabitant." McDonald was questioned and released after posting bail. The Sacramento Bee newspaper reported that McDonald was involved in an altercation with his pregnant fiancee while having a birthday party at his home.

Dolphins activate Pouncey from PUP (The SportsXchange)
As part of solidifying their 53-man roster Saturday, the Miami Dolphins activated center Mike Pouncey from the physically unable to perform list, meaning the team believes he may be ready to play soon. Pouncey couldn't have practiced or played for six weeks had he opened the season on the PUP list. "With any of those types of decisions, we are always going to consult with our medical staff," general manager Dennis Hickey said. "Dr. John Uribe, Ryan Grove our head athletic trainer, and all of the doctors involved to make the best decision for the player and the health and well-being.

Ravens sign 9 to practice squad (The SportsXchange)
The Baltimore Ravens signed nine players to their practice squad Sunday.
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