The NFL has asked all hometeams to observe a moment of silence prior to opening kickoffs on Sunday and the Giants will also have the initials "S.H.E.S." for
NFL.com also reported that the Patriots, in addition to wearing a memorial decal, will also hold a pregame tribute and launch 26 flares during a moment of silence.
Newtown, site of the shooting massacre that left 20 children and six adults dead on Friday, is about 60 miles northeast of New York City.
Every NFL game will hold a moment of silence, the league announced.
ESPN refrained from calling the Nevada offense the "Pistol" as it is widely known as part of a company-wide decree to avoid mentions of weaponry and acts of violence in the wake of the Newtown, Conn., tragedy Friday. Nevada played Arizona in a bowl game Saturday.,
ESPN senior vice president and executive producer Mark Gross sent an e-mail to staff Friday regarding the shootings in Newtown. The e-mail detailed the policy that is in effect throughout Saturday. Employees were also told not to tweet anything sports related until noon Sunday.
Miami Heat coach
His words had nothing to do with basketball.
"We talked about it as a team today and our thoughts and prayers are with the families and the community," Spoelstra said. "Horrific tragedy in Connecticut. We took some time to give our thoughts and prayers to them. ... It's despicable. It's a horrific tragedy. And it doesn't matter whether you have family or not or kids or not, you can't relate to a tragedy like that.
Black Armbands In England
In England, the Queens Park Rangers soccer team wore black armbands at the request of its players during a Premier League match against Fulham. Chelsea captain John Terry on Instagram said "So So Sad" beneath a picture of a candle, and he urged prayers for the school. Manchester City captain Vincent Kompany tweeted: "Giving guns to everyone to `protect' their home or fighting to get rid of all the guns? How many more Newtons will it take?"
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