Wakeup Call: Why, in MY day . . .

Wakeup Call: Why, in MY day . . .
October 2, 2013, 8:30 am
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Here's your wakeup call -- a combination of newsworthy and/or interesting tidbits -- for Wednesday, October 2:

AUTO RACING

BASEBALL

COLLEGE BASKETBALL

COLLEGE FOOTBALL

BOXING

HOCKEY

  • The Blackhawks pick up where they left off last June, though the game was probably a tad more wide open than they'd prefer. (CSN Chicago)

  • The Maple Leafs, trying to erase the memories of last year's ghastly Game 7 collapse against the Bruins, start off on the right foot with a road win in Montreal. (AP)

  • The Canadiens not only lost the game, but they also lost enforcer George Parros to what appears to a concussion suffered during a fight with fellow goon Colton Orr. (AP)

  • Yup, Hal Gill's still playing. (CSN Philly)

PRO BASKETBALL

PRO FOOTBALL

SOCCER

TENNIS

  • David Nalbandian, the 2002 Wimbledon runner-up who'll probably be remembered more for injuring a line judge at another tournament when he kicked an advertising board in a snit, retires at age 31 because of a shoulder injury. (AP)