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Wake N’ Blog For September 29th: I Guess Suing For Two Billion, Trillion Dollars Could Have Been Looked Upon As Frivolous

wake-n-blogNational Football League. With the Cowboys clinging to a 13-7 lead with 5:07 remaining in the fourth quarter, Terrance Newman intercepted a Jake Delhomme pass intended for Steve Smith and returned it 27 yards for a touchdown to lead the Cowboys to a 21-7 win. [Yahoo!]

MLB Roundup. The Braves beat the Marlins 4-0, their 15th win in 17 games, which got them within two games of NL wild-card leader Colorado. The first game of the Twins and Tigers four-game series was rained out in Detroit, meaning the squads will play a doubleheader today. Andy LaRoche had two homers, two doubles and six RBI as the  Pirates prevented the Dodgers from clinching the NL West, pounding them by a scored of 11-1. [ Scoreboard]

National Hockey League. Theo Fleury has ended his comeback bid and has announced his retirement. Fleury attempted a comeback with the Calgary Flames but was cut last week. The 42-year-old hadn’t played in an NHL game in six-years. [TSN/The Canadian Press]

Still, why 1, 784 billion, trillion dollars? Wouldn’t 1,750 billion, trillion been sufficient? Dalton Chiscolm has sued the Bank of America for receiving poor customer service, including getting some inaccurate information in Spanish. For those of you who are curious, a billion trillion would be a 1 followed by 22 zeroes, one more zero that a sextillion, which is considered one of the more exotic large numbers, for obvious reasons. [Yahoo!/Reuters]