Happy Thursday to everyone! The weekend is almost here, but in the meantime, here’s some headlines and news, enjoy!
* For the 17th time in their franchise history, the New York Yankees clinched the American League East division title, as they beat the Tampa Bay Rays on Wednesday.
* Jacksonville Jaguars quarterback Blaine Gabbert will kick-off his NFL career on Sunday, as he was recently named the starter for his team against the Carolina Panthers.
* The New York Giants wants the banged-up Philadelphia Eagles quarterback to play on Sunday, yet it isn’t certain that Michael Vick will be under center.
* According to various reports, some believe that the Dallas Cowboys shouldn’t risk starting quarterback Tony Romo on Monday against the Washington Redskins, but instead back-up, Jon Kitna.
* Former NBA star Yao Ming has decided to join the fight against “the fin trade to 30 of China’s richest businesspeople.”
Games to Watch:
* New York Mets at St. Louis (MLB) – 1:45pm eastern
* Tampa Bay at New York Yankees (MLB) – 7:05pm eastern
* San Francisco at L.A. Dodgers (MLB) – 10:10pm eastern
Video of the Day:
Watch this video and ask yourself, was that really necessary?