Trending: Gulf stars preparing for T.S. Isaac

August, 27, 2012
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Tropical Storm Isaac brushed South and Central Florida on Monday and appeared headed toward a projected hit as a hurricane on the Gulf Coast region late Tuesday or early Wednesday -- the seventh anniversary of Hurricane Katrina's landfall in 2005. The Saints have been told to prepare to leave as early as today for their Thursday game in Nashville. Drew Brees (seen above) left his appearance at a charity softball game Sunday early to get his family ready and posted this warning today:



Good wishes and prayers for those in its path continue from across the sports spectrum:



In South Florida, which was battered and soaked by Isaac, it was, well, wet (according to weatherman Jason Taylor):



Everyone suffered to one extent or another:



Reggie Bush -- for one -- has seen worse:



Things were looking up today, although it was reported nearly 80,000 people in South Florida were still without power as of 9 a.m.:



You know it was only a matter of time for this one:



For some in Isaac's path, weather was only the second-biggest story of the weekend -- as the Dolphins traded their star cornerback to Indianapolis for draft picks:

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