Good Morning: James Franklin Wants Every Vanderbilt Fan Watching The Home Opener

A Vanderbilt fan Tweeted about a scheduling conflict at work, which prompted this response from coach James Franklin.

A Vanderbilt fan Tweeted about a scheduling conflict at work, which prompted this response from coach James Franklin.

 

Alfonso Soriano knocked in seven runs for the New York Yankees, leading the team to an 11-3 victory over the Angels.

 

The Phillies released Delmon Young after he cleared waivers and passed on an assignment to AAA.

 

The Dodgers won their eighth game in a row last night, beating the Mets 5-4 in 12 innings. This also helped.

 

Tom Brady says he intends to play in New England's preseason game on Friday.

 

Braylon Edwards says he can still play at an elite level.

 

Jim Buss says Dwight Howard was "never really a Laker."

 

Boston's new coach Brad Stevens wrote a letter to former players inviting them to come to practice anytime. 

 

Just six weeks after winning Wimbledon, Marion Bartoli announced her retirement from tennis, citing recurring pain.

 

The USMNT beat Bosnia 4-3 courtesy of Jozy Altidore's hat trick and assist.

 

FLASHING LIGHTS

 

Tom Ford opened his first store in London.

 

Chris Brown is getting sued by Frank Ocean's cousin.

 

The Shadow League contributor Maurice Bobb takes a look at the rappers Kendrick Lamar didn't call out in his verse on Big Sean's "Control."

 

Justin Timberlake released the tracklist for the second half of The 20/20 Experience.

 

Earl Sweatshirt freestyled on Sway in the Morning.

 

DID YOU REALIZE?

 

Seven people were shot in Chicago last night, including four teenagers.

 

An economist in San Diego says the US gov't miscalculated how much debt they owe by $54 trillion.

 

525 people were killed in Egypt as assaults on Islamists and Muslim Brotherhood members continued, injuring over 3,000.

 

More guns from the completely botched DOJ Fast and Furious operation showed up at a crime scene in Mexico.

 

Car bombs went off in Iraq, killing 31 and wounding dozens more. 

 

The Atlantic wonders whether we should give every NSA employee the chance to be an anonymous whistleblower once a year.

 

 

GOTTA HAVE IT

 

Eminem dropped a new single, fueling anticipation for an album in the near future.