Wakeup Call: Habs keeping door open for Bruins

Wakeup Call: Habs keeping door open for Bruins
April 24, 2013, 9:00 am
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Here's your wakeup call -- a combination of newsworthy and/or interesting tidbits -- for Wednesday, April 24:

AUTO RACING

  • Penske Racing will take its appeal of penalties and fines against defending champion Brad Keselowski and teammate Joey Logano before a three-member NASCAR panel next week. (AP)

BASEBALL

COLLEGE BASKETBALL

  • Apparently having learned nothing from Greg Oden, it's possible some NBA team could make Merlens Noel the No. 1 overall pick in this year's draft. (AP)

  • Trevor Lacey, one of Alabama's starting guards, is transferring. (AP)

COLLEGE FOOTBALL

CYCLING

GOLF

HOCKEY

  • Whenever I become convinced there's no way the Bruins can win the Northeast Division -- like after last night's embarrassment in Philly -- I look at the Canadiens and think, well . . . (AP)

  • Unlike the B's and Habs, the Capitals are peaking as the playoffs begin. And now they're division champs, to boot. (CSN Washington)

  • Clinching playoff spots last night were the Islanders . . . (AP)

  • . . . the Sharks . . . (CSN Bay Area)

  • . . . and the Blues. (AP)

  • Not clinching: The Rangers. (AP)

PRO BASKETBALL

PRO FOOTBALL

TENNIS

  • Wimbledon joins the crowd and announces a big hike in its prize money. (AP)