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Wake N’ Blog For July 22nd: Confused Philadelphia Cop Tries To Bust Kids For Selling Lemonade Without A License


MLB Roundup. Magglio Ordonez hit grand slam in the first inning, his first in seven years, helping Detroit build a seven-run lead only to have the Tigers almost blow it before holding on to beat the Mariners 9-7. Jayson Werth his a three-run homer with two out in the 13th inning, leading the Phillies to a 4-1 win over the Cubs and their 10th straight overall. Lefty John Lannan pitched his first career shutout as the Nationals blanked the Mets 4-0. [ Scoreboard]

Olympics. Ending weeks of speculation as to whether or not he would be back, USA Basketball announced that Mike Krzyzewski will return as coach of the U.S. Men’s basketball team for next year’s World Championships and the 2012 Olympics. [HoopsWorld]

Tour de France. Spaniard Mikel Astarloza won a stage for the first time, the 17th, but Alberto Contador retained the overall lead, leading Lance Armstrong by 97 seconds, who said that it would requir a “bad day” by Contandor for him to make a push to win the race. [Yahoo!]

Maybe the officer thought the lemonade sales was a means to launder drug money…who knows? Seven children from a suburb of Philadelphia were told by an officer that they were violating the law by selling the lemonade without a permit, only to be corrected by Deputy Chief John Viola who informed him that the law does not apply to children under 16. Barney Fife and Rosco P. Coltrane would be proud. [Yahoo!/AP]