Yankees, Blue Jays Trade Punches In Basebrawl

• The Bronx Bombers blow up in a Tuesday night fight with the Blue Jays.

Yankees Blue Jays brawl

• And if Derek Jeter’s gonna brawl, he’s gonna need a mighty moustache.

• Seems that Wisconsin civic leaders have a problem with 12-year-old albino boys playing football with a tinted helmet visor.

• A Walter Payton statue in front of Soldier Field: A tribute to a Chicago Bears legend, or an insult to America’s veterans?

• ESPN will truly offer a college basketball marathon, as Monmouth & St. Peter’s agree to tip off at 6 a.m. Eastern.

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ESPN Airing Live College Hoops At 6 a.m.? What?

ESPN’s College Hoops Tipoff Marathon sounded like a good idea until they remembered one thing: What were they going to show during those pesky early-morning hours, when only garbagemen and hyperactive children were starting their day? What schools would be insane enough to want to play at 6 a.m.?

Monmouth and St. Peter’s, that’s who! ESPN now has itself a real marathon, announcing today that their 24-hour hoopsfest on Nov. 17 will include the aforementioned 6 a.m. ET matchup, followed by Drexel at Niagara at 8 a.m. Wake up and smell the basketball, America!

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