Daily Noontime – August 17, 2011

Would you consider Eli Manning in Tom Brady's class?

Happy Hump Day, y’all and welcome into yet another awesome edition of the Daily Noontime! Here’s the headlines and news of the day, so enjoy, duh! 

Headlines: 

* Pittsburgh Steelers wide receiver, Hines Ward has recorded 954 receptions, but admitted to the media how “awesome” it would be to reach 1,000 catches.

* According to New York “Football” Giants quarterback Eli Manning, he’s technically in the same class, as New England Patriots gun-slinger, Tom Brady.

* Apparently Dallas Cowboys quarterback Tony Romo feels like a “kid” again, as he’s having fun at training camp.

* The Detroit Tigers watched Justin Verlander win his 18th game on the mound Tuesday against the Minnesota Twins, 7-1. Verlander has had quite an impressive season and is certainly on course to possibly win 25 games.

* Do you know the name Nevin Shapiro? Well, in case you don’t, he’s a booster for the University of Miami football that clearly took care of various players over the years.

* Philadelphia Phillies pitcher, Roy Halladay fanned 14 batters on Tuesday, however, he also watched his team lose to the Arizona Diamondbacks too, which isn’t so exciting, right?

Games to Watch: 

* Tampa Bay at Boston (MLB) – 1:35pm eastern 

* Minnesota at Detroit (MLB) – 7:05pm eastern 

* Cleveland at Chicago White Sox (MLB) – 8:10pm eastern 

Video of the Day: 

How often do you see a triple-play at Fenway Park? Really, it’s spectacular! 

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