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Wake N’ Blog For September 10th: Motorcyclist Was Born To Be Wild, But In The End Just Wanted To Be An Easy Rider

wake-n-blogMLB Roundup. Adam Wainwright became the first pitcher in the majors to reach 18 wins, throwing seven shutout innings as the Cardinals beat the Brewers 5-1. With three hits, Derek Jeter tied Lou Gehrig’s career mark for most hits as a Yankee as New York completed the sweep against Tampa Bay by winning 4-2. AJ Pierzynski hit a game-ending RBI double in the 13th inning as the White Sox edged the A’s 4-3. [ Scoreboard]

U.S. Open. The magical run has ended for 17-year-old American, who seemed overwhelmed as she lost in straight sets to Caroline Wozniacki 6-2, 6-2. Roger Federer extended his own record and reached his 22nd consecutive Grand Slam semifinal by beating Robin Soderline 6-0, 6-3, 6-7 (6), 7-6 (6) and will face Novak Djokovic in the semifinals after Djokovic defeated Fernando Verdasco 7-6 (2), 1-6, 7-5, 6-2. []

College Football. Nick Saban has received a three-year extension on his contract as head coach of Alabama. His overall contract could be worth $42.35 million if he remains at the school for nine years, which comes out to a little more than $4.7 million per year. [The Associated Press]

Just like the Cheech & Chong movie, Things Are Tough All Over. A dude on a motorcycle has been accused of offering pot to clerks in exchange for gasoline at a gas station in Maryland. After he was reported to authorities, police searched his bike and found marijuana, cocaine and Oxycodone pills. Sounds like he was planning one hell of a ride, man. [MSNBC]