Wakeup Call: Mets honor -- and then beat -- Mo

Wakeup Call: Mets honor -- and then beat -- Mo
May 29, 2013, 8:30 am
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Here's your wakeup call -- a combination of newsworthy and/or interesting tidbits -- for Wednesday, May 29:

AUTO RACING

BASEBALL

  • First the Mets honor Mariano Rivera. Then -- shock of shock -- they beat him. (AP)

  • The Yanks can console themselves with the knowledge they're about to get a lot healthier. (AP)

  • The verdict on the Indians' harried closer, Chris Perez: Shoulder tendinitis. (AP)

COLLEGE BASKETBALL

COLLEGE FOOTBALL

HOCKEY

PRO BASKETBALL

  • If the Heat didn't realize it before, they do now: The Pacers don't scare easy. (NBC's Pro Basketball Talk)

  • Don't you know who I am??? (Pro Basketball Talk)

  • The Spurs are getting nine days off, thanks to their sweep of the Grizzlies. (AP)

  • Give Mark Cuban two years, Dallas, and he'll give you back a winner. That's the plan, anyway. (Yahoo! Sports)

  • It's Mike Budenholzer as the new boss in Atlanta . . . (AP)

  • . . . and, as expected, Jeff Hornacek in Phoenix. (AP) 

  • But will Lionel Hollins remain the man in Memphis? (Pro Basketball Talk)

PRO FOOTBALL

TENNIS

  • Victoria Azarenka had to wait until the fourth day of the French Open for her opening match, but -- with her ghostly shrieks filling an almost empty stadium -- she easily advances to the second round. (AP)

  • The father's banned, and now the son is out. (AP)