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Wake N’ Blog For September 22nd: I Guess Complete Morons Shouldn’t Teach Gun Safety

wake-n-blogNFL. Indianapolis got whipped in time of possession, having the ball for only 14:53, but made the most of it, beating Miami 27-23. Manning finished 14-23 for 303 yards as the Colts improved to 2-0. [Yahoo!]

MLB Roundup. Three Twins pitchers combined to shut out the White Sox 7-0 as Minnesota climbed to only 2 1/2 games back of Detroit in the AL Central. Chipper Jones homered and drove in four runs as Atlanta kept its playoff hopes alive by beating the Mets 11-3. Chase Headely had five hits, including one that scored the go-ahead run in the 11th as the Padres defeated the Pirates 11-6. [ Scoreboard]

MMA. Forty-seven year old Herschel Walker has signed a multi-fight deal with promoter Strikeforce. Great idea. [Reuters]

Note to self: don’t point guns at own head. Aptly-named James Looney, 40, of Imperial, Mo., insisted on teaching his girlfriend gun safety before their trip to a shooting range. He was demonstrating various safety mechanisms on several guns by pointing them at his head and pulling the trigger. I guess the third time was the charm as the third gun went off, fatally wounding him. Police suspect alcohol may have been involved. You think? [AOL News]