11:15 AM: Sriracha hot sauce creator David Tran said on Wednesday he is considering moving his sauce factory out of Irwindale. The California city recently declared Tran's factory a "public nuisance" amid residents' complaints about the factory's spicy odor.
10:45 AM: New Jersey state senator Richard Codey is calling on Rutgers University to fire athletic director Julie Hermann, saying "there's been hardly a moment without controversy" since her hiring last May.
10:30 AM: New York Mets outfielder Curtis Granderson threw out the first pitch Thursday for UIC's first game at its new Curtis Granderson Stadium. Granderson donated $5 million toward the construction of the new $10 million stadium at his alma mater.
10:00 AM: The son of TNT NBA sideline reporter Craig Sager announced Thursday that his father is battling leukemia. Craig Sager Jr. also tweeted that doctors told his family on Tuesday that Craig was leukemia free on Tuesday "then they apologized and hit us with the gut check yesterday."
9:00 PM: Drivers near the University of Florida campus were stuck in a 15-minute traffic jam campus Thursday morning due to an apparently injured bald eagle sitting in the road. But when animal control officers arrived to tend to the eagle, it flew away.
8:45 PM: Rick Chandler of SportsGrid shares video of Barclays Center usher Bryan Bautista singing the national anthem before Wednesday's Nets-Knicks game. Bautista got the chance after sending a clip of his singing to the choreographer of the Nets' dance team.
8:30 PM: Receiver Sidney Rice, who re-signed with the Seattle Seahawks on Wednesday after being released in February, tweeted on Thursday: "Walked into VMAC to see my locker untouched.. Oh what a feelin! #homesweethome"
8:15 PM: Saskatchewan Roughriders player Chris Getzlaf tweets a photo of his brother, Anaheim Ducks captain Ryan Getzlaf, showing the bruises & stitches he received after getting hit in the face with a slapshot during Wednesday's game.
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