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Wake N’ Blog For September 9th: This Is Why The Old Man Tied His Goat To The Pickup Truck With A Three-Feet Piece Of Rope

wake-n-blogMLB Roundup. The Rays lost their season-high seventh straight after Nick Swisher hit his second home run of the game in the 9th inning to lead the Yankees to a 3-2 win. Phillies closer Brad Lidge once again struggled, but Ryan Madson came in and struck out Ryan Zimmerman and getting Adam Dunn out with the bases loaded as Philadelphia beat Washington 5-3. Matt Holliday’s two-run homer lifted the Cardinals to a 4-3 win over the Brewers. [ Scoreboard]

U.S. Open. No. 2 seed Andy Murray lost in straight sets 7-5, 6-2, 6-2 to no. 16 seed Marin Cilic. No. 3 seed Rafael Nadal held on to defeat Gael Monfils 6-7 (3), 6-3, 6-1, 6-3. Kim Clijsters beat no. 18 Li Na in straight sets 6-2, 6-4 and no. 2 Serena Williams survived a shaky start and beat no. 10 Flavia Pennetta 6-4, 6-3 as both players advanced and will face each other in the semifinals. []

National Hockey League. William “Boots” Del Biaggio III was sentenced to eight years in prison after pleading guilty earlier this year to forging financial documents to obtain $110 million in loans, including money from two NHL owners, in an attempt to purchase controlling interest in the Nashville Predators franchise. [The Associated Press]

Why do these goats keep getting loose? Crank it up, fuckers. An emaciated Nubian goat wandered into a nursing home in the Bronx, where two other goats were discovered in July. I’ve already used two Adam Sandler jokes in this post and a couple in the “Wake N’ Blog” post from the July story, so what’s the point? Fuck me in the goat ass. [Yahoo!/AP]