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Wake N’ Blog For September 23rd: Postal Worker Must Have Been A Huge Fan Of The Movie “Crash”

wake-n-blogMLB Roundup. In the AL Central race, the Twins beat the White Sox 8-6 while the Tigers beat the Indians 3-1, keeping Detroit’s lead over Minnesota at 2 1/2 games. Zack Greinke continued to make his case for the Cy Young award, going into Boston and pitching six scoreless innings. Greinke is 3-0 with a 0.26 ERA over his past five games. [MLB.com Scoreboard]

NCAA. James Isch was appointed as the interim president of the NCAA, replacing Myles Brand, who died last week after a battle with pancreatic cancer. [The Associated Press]

Boxing. Floyd Mayweather, Jr.  has agreed to pay the IRS $5.6 million in back taxes out of his $10 million in winnings from his fight Saturday against Juan Manuel Marquez. [Los Angeles Times]

At least the guy wasn’t shooting his co-workers. Myles Weathers, a postal worker in western Massachusetts, has pleaded guilty to stealing over 30,000 DVDs that were shipped through US Mail by Netflix. Federal prosecutors were alerted by Netflix after more than 100 DVDs a week were disappearing. By the way, I checked and Crash is the most rented movie through Netflix. Seriously? I thought it would be a fine piece of cinema, like Failure to Launch. [AOL News]