Wakeup Call: Grand slam (at Yanks) from Granderson

Wakeup Call: Grand slam (at Yanks) from Granderson
December 11, 2013, 8:45 am
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Here's your wakeup call -- a combination of newsworthy and/or interesting tidbits -- for Wednesday, December 11:

BASEBALL

COLLEGE BASKETBALL

COLLEGE FOOTBALL

  • The vultures are circling around Mack Brown in Texas. (AP)

  • But if the Longhorns think they can lure Nick Saban to College Station -- remember, there was Saban-to-Texas talk going around earlier -- they may be sadly mistaken. (NBC's College Football Talk)

  • The family of the woman who accused Florida State quarterback Jameis Winston of rape -- a charge authorities declined to prosecute -- will hold a press conference on Friday, one day before Winston and other Heisman Trophy hopefuls will be in New York for the awarding of the prize. (College Football Talk)

  • The excitement over Southeastern Louisiana's upcoming FCS playoff game against UNH is tempered by NCAA penalties imposed for "a lack of institutional control after 137 athletes over five years were allowed to compete in sports while academically ineligible." The Lions will still get to play the game, though. (AP)

HOCKEY

OLYMPICS

PRO BASKETBALL

PRO FOOTBALL