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Wake N’ Blog For July 7th: Real Life Sanford & Son Have 42 Tons Of Trash Removed From Home


MLB Roundup. The Phillies scored 10 runs in the first inning, a franchise record, and went on to destroy the Reds 22-1. Said Reds manager Dusty Baker, “We got slaughtered, as they used to say.” Used to? We don’t say that anymore? Jarrod Washburn threw a one-hit shutout, leading Seattle to a 5-0 victory over Baltimore. Brett Anderson outpitched John Smoltz, throwing a two-hit shutout as Oakland blanked Boston 6-0. Pablo Sandoval hit his first career grand slam in San Francisco’s 5-4 win over Florida. [ Scoreboard]

Tennis. Roger Federer is back at No. 1 in the ATP rankings for the first time since losing to Rafael Nadal in the finals at Wimbledon last year, which halted Federer’s streak of 237 consecutive days at number one. [Yahoo!]

Tour de France. Mark Cavendish won the stage but the news was that Lance Armstrong moved up to third place overall after the third stage, which featured blustery winds that frustrated most of the riders. Armstrong is now 40 seconds behind race leader Fabian Cancellara of Switzerland. [The Associated Press]

“Oh, this is the biggest one I ever had. You hear that Elizabeth? I’m coming to join you honey!!” Yeah, maybe two people will get that reference, but that just means the rest of you are all a bunch of big dummies. The father and son duo of John W. Mallgren and John R. Mallgren, respectively, are facing nearly $20,000 in fees after New York authorities removed 10 garbage truck worth of garbage, 42 tons (85,000 pounds) in all, from their single-family residence in Brookhaven Town, New York. Aside from the fees, the Mallgrens will have to pay $8,742 just for the remvoal of the garbage. No word on whether Shirley Manson was found at the scene. Seriously, what happened to her?  [Yahoo!/AP]