Here's your wakeup call -- a combination of newsworthy andor interesting tidbits -- for Friday, January 4:
From Comcast SportsNetSANTO DOMINGO, Dominican Republic (AP) -- Former AL MVP Miguel Tejada has reached a minor league deal with the Kansas City Royals and says he is ready to return to the majors.
From Comcast SportsNetDENVER (AP) -- Peyton Manning figured one one-handed catch deserved another.So, up the ladder he went -- throwing the ball high in the back of the end zone to Demaryius Thomas
A collection of notes courtesy of the Patriots media relations staff after the Patriots 28-0 win over the Dolphins:
FOXBORO -- Bill Belichick had laid it our clearly on Friday.