Wakeup Call: Dumervil lands in Baltimore

Wakeup Call: Dumervil lands in Baltimore
March 25, 2013, 8:30 am
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Here's your wakeup call -- a combination of newsworthy and/or interesting tidbits -- for Monday, March 25:


-- The escalating Denny Hamlin-Joey Logano feud got all the attention, but Kyle Busch was the real winner at Fontana. (AP)

-- Or maybe it was Dale Earnhardt Jr., who took over the Sprint Cup points lead. (NBC's Motor Sports Talk)


-- Seems fitting, Mo, after all the headaches you've given us. (NBC's Hardball Talk)

-- Old friend Bronson Arroyo insists he's okay after taking a line drive off his pitching hand. (AP)

-- But Pablo Sandoval continues to be not okay. (CSN Bay Area)

-- Too bad neither one of them got hurt while participating in the World Baseball Classic. Then their respective teams would be off the hook for their salaries. (Hardball Talk)

-- Well, at least he feels bad about it. (Hardball Talk)

-- Freddy Garcia's out of a job . . . (AP)

-- . . . and Jon Garland's found one. (AP)

-- Best wishes to Reds' third-base coach Mark Berry, who's been diagnosed with cancer. (AP)


-- Wichita State has been showered with congratulations for its upset of Gonzaga . . . but you know you're in the big time when Tim Tebow boards your bus and wishes you well. (NBC's Pro Football Talk)

-- Just what you want: Referees blowing a call that helped to decide an NCAA game. (AP)

-- When it comes to Roy Williams, winning has been -- and still is -- the best revenge for Kansas. (AP)

-- Sorry, Temple; one Philadelphia team in the Sweet 16 is enough. (AP)

-- And that team is La Salle, thanks to Tyrone Garland's "Southwest Philly Floater". (CSN Philly)

-- Ole Miss was the victim of Garland's SPF, and the Rebels' Marshall Henderson sure showed his class in defeat. (NBC's College Basketball Talk)

-- The opening round of women's NCAA tourney goes according to plan. (AP) 

-- And with the attention of the college basketball world riveted elsewhere, UCLA fires coach Ben Howland. (AP)


-- The University of North Carolina has basically declared war on agents. Let's see if the agents fight back. (NBC's Pro Football Talk)


-- Mother Nature can slow down Tiger, but she probably won't be able to stop him. (AP)

-- Your other weekend winner: Beatriz Recari, after a playoff with I.K. Kim, on the LPGA Tour . . . (AP)

-- . . . Michael Allen on the Champions Tour . . . (AP)

-- . . . and Edward Loar on the web.com Tour. (AP)


-- The rich . . . (AP)

-- . . . get richer. (AP)

-- Less than two years ago, Guy Boucher had the Lightning five minutes away from a series win over the Bruins and a berth in the Stanley Cup Finals. Today, he's unemployed. (AP)

-- So who's going to replace him? Two names on the short list -- well, this short list -- are Lindy Ruff and ex-Bruins coach Mike Sullivan, though Sully may have his eyes on the BU job now that Jack Parker's retiring. (NBC's Pro Hockey Talk)

-- Whaddya know? The Canucks are back in first place. (AP)

-- The Devils will be without Ilya Kovalchuk for two to four weeks because of a shoulder injury. (AP) 


-- Twenty-six down, seven to go. (AP)

-- Kevin Durant emulates LeBron James and tackles a fan who won $20,000 for hitting a shot from half-court. (NBC's Pro Basketball Talk)

-- The Sixers snap their road losing streak at 15. (AP)

-- James Harden helps the Rockets take down the Spurs and move closer to a playoff berth. (AP)

-- The Raptors' season is just about over, so it looks like they may shut down Rudy Gay in the hopes that rest will cure his back issue. (Pro Basketball Talk) 


-- All's well that end's well for Elvis Dumervil: After the fax-machine fiasco ends his time in Denver, he lands safely in Baltimore. (AP)

-- And as he says hello, Ed Reed says goodbye. (CSN Baltimore)

-- The Broncos, meanwhile, turn their attention to Dwight Freeney and John Abraham. (NBC's Pro Football Talk)

-- Exodus from Oakland: Darrius Heyward-Bey may wind up in Indianapolis . . . (AP)

-- . . . and Shane Lechler goes home to Houston. (AP)


-- It's all good for Serena Williams, who beats the the traffic, gets some exercise, and wins her match, to boot. (AP)