Wakeup Call: Jordan's 'flu game' shoes can be yours

Wakeup Call: Jordan's 'flu game' shoes can be yours
November 14, 2013, 7:30 am
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Here's your wakeup call -- a combination of newsworthy and/or interesting tidbits -- for Thursday, November 14:

BASEBALL

COLLEGE BASKETBALL

COLLEGE FOOTBALL

HOCKEY

  • Buffalo fans have been chanting "Fire Darcy!" -- as in GM Darcy Regier -- for quite a while now, and Sabres owner Terry Pegula finally heeded the advice . . . and for good measure, he also canned rookie coach Ron Rolston. In their places: Pat LaFontaine as president of hockey operations and Ted Nolan as interim coach. (AP)

  • Attention, Terry: Hiring LaFontaine is a smart move. (Yahoo! Sports)

  • Have the Flyers turned a corner? They think so. (CSN Philly)

  • Ex-Bruin Joe Juneau's college roommate, Phillip Kenner, is one of two men arrested and charged with cheating several former and current NHL players -- including Juneau -- of at least $15 million in phony investment schemes. (AP)

PRO BASKETBALL

PRO FOOTBALL

SOCCER

  • Mexico beats New Zealand in the first leg of its intercontinental playoff to close in on a spot in the World Cup next year. (Yahoo! Sports)