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Wake N’ Blog For June 11th: What Upset Authorities Most Was The Victim Wasn’t Even A “Liar-Liar”

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MLB Roundup. Gil Meche had a career-high 11 strikeouts and pitched seven innings as the Royals belted out three homers in their 9-0 win over the Indians. Chase Utley hit a home run in the 11th inning to propel the Phillies over the Mets 5-4. Barry Zito won his second start in a row as the Giants beat the Diamondbacks 6-4. Boston improved to 7-0 against the Yankees this season thanks to their 6-5 victory. [MLB.com Scoreboard]

NHL. Sources are reporting that the Dallas Stars have fired head coach Dave Tippett after seven seasons, according to a report by TSN. The Stars just recently hired Joe Nieuwendyk as their new general manager. [The Dallas Morning News]

Tennis. Maria Sharapova’s third round match against American Alexa Glatch at the Queen’s Club was delayed by rain yesterday with Sharpova leading 6-3, 5-4. The inclement weather held off long enough for Sania Mirza to defeat Anne Keothavong 6-1, 7-6. [Yahoo!]

Michigan teen on probation after setting 51-year-old man’s pants on fire at party. You’ve seen it all before: 51-year-old hosts party that teenagers attend. 51-year-old passes out at party and one of the teenagers paints makeup all over the guy’s face and sets a lit candle on the man’s pants to admire his work. Pants catch on fire and burn man’s groin. This story is as old as time. [Yahoo!/AP]