Wakeup Call: Speaking for everyone, Revis tells Sherman to shut up

Wakeup Call: Speaking for everyone, Revis tells Sherman to shut up
February 21, 2013, 7:30 am
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Here's your wakeup call -- a combination of newsworthy and/or interesting tidbits -- for Thursday, February 21:







  • As Brian Rolston's brother takes over as coach in Buffalo . . . (AP)
  • . . . we take a look back at Lindy Ruff's 15 1/2 years at the helm of the Sabres. (NBC's Pro Hockey Talk)
  • In an era of 1-0 and 2-1 games, it's kind of refreshing to see a 6-5 shootout between the Flyers and Penguins. (CSN Philly)
  • Jannik Hansen gets a game for his hit to the head on Marian Hossa. (CSN Chicago)
  • Didn't take long for the Ducks to tie the knot with new goalie Viktor Fasth, though an 8-0-0 start will get anyone's heart pumping. (AP)
  • Jeff Skinner's "upper body injury" is, indeed, a concussion. (AP)
  • The Capitals players come to the defense of the suddenly maligned Alex Ovechkin. (CSN Washington)



  • Richard Sherman's incessant, me-me-me yapping -- which hasn't stopped just because the season has -- finally pushed Darrelle Revis, among others I'm sure, over the edge. (NBC's Pro Football Talk)
  • Hide the sharp objects in Cowboys Nation: Dallas has begun extension talks with Tony Romo. (Pro Football Talk)
  • The Dolphins apparently have made Mike Wallace their No. 1 offseason target. (Pro Football Talk)
  • After watching the carnage in the Redskins-Seahawks playoff game on the sand pit that is FedEx Field, the NFL is taking a more active role in demanding that teams have quality playing surfaces. (Pro Football Talk)
  • It's also looking to close some of the loopier loopholes in the rules, like denying a replay if a coach throws a challenge flag after a touchdown . . . which happened last Thanksgiving in Detroit. (AP)