Wakeup Call: Ryder heads north . . . but not to Boston

Wakeup Call: Ryder heads north . . . but not to Boston
February 27, 2013, 5:45 am
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Here's your wakeup call -- a combination of newsworthy and/or interesting tidbits -- for Wednesday, February 27:

AUTO RACING

BASEBALL

COLLEGE BASKETBALL

COLLEGE FOOTBALL

GOLF

  • Maybe you're worried about Rory McIlroy's slow start to the season, but he's not. (golfchannel.com)
  • While you were watching Matt Kuchar and Hunter Mahan battle it out for the Match Play Championship on Sunday, McIlroy and Tiger Woods were having their own little one-and-one duel. But they're not saying who won. (AP)

HOCKEY

PRO BASKETBALL

PRO FOOTBALL

  • First it was the Chiefs. Now it's the Cardinals who are interested in Alex Smith. (NBC's Pro Football Talk)
  • Joe Flacco's agent insists Tom Brady's team-friendly extension with the Patriots will have no impact on whatever contract his client ends up signing. (CSN Baltimore)
  • The Raiders are talking about to Mike Holmgren about a "leadership role" . . . (Pro Football Talk)
  • . . . but, ah, is that such a good idea? (CSN Bay Area)
  • If Houston wants to host another Super Bowl, it may have to tear down that eyesore next to Reliant Stadium: The Astrodome. (CSN Houston)
  • Ex-Patriot Rosevelt Colvin is patting himself on the back for starting Brian Urlacher on the path to the Hall of Fame. (CSN Chicago)