Wakelup Call: Selfish? Moi?

Wakelup Call: Selfish? Moi?
January 2, 2014, 8:15 am
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Here's your wakeup call -- a combination of newsworthy and/or interesting tidbits -- for Thursday, January 2:





  • If you can't beat 'em . . . quit. Masters champ Adam Scott hasn't advanced beyond the second round of the Match Play Championship since 2005, so this year he's just not playing in it. (AP)

  • 2014 is only one day old and Rory McIlroy already has a big win under his belt: He announced his engagement to Caroline Wozniacki. (AP)




  • That large sigh of relief you heard yesterday came from Cleveland, where they learned Kyrie Irving only has a bruised knee. (AP)

  • Bad refeering isn't limited to the NFL. The NBA admitted yesterday that Dallas' Shawn Marion fouled Minnesota's Kevin Love on Love's attempted game-tying shot in the closing seconds Tuesday and should have been awarded two free throws, But no foul was called and the Mavs escaped with a 100-98 victory. (AP)

  • Break up the Raptors! (AP)

  • The Nuggets lose at home to the Sixers -- the Sixers! -- for their eighth straight loss. (AP)

  • The Nets just continue to cover themselves in glory . . . and I'm not talking about the 21-point loss in San Antonio. (NBC's Pro Basketball Talk)



  • 2014 is only one day old and Caroline Wozniacki already has a big win under her belt: She announced her engagement to Rory McIlroy. (AP)

  • 2014 is only one day old and Andy Murray already has a big loss under his belt: He was upset by Florian Mayer in the second round of the Qatar Open. (AP)