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Wake N’ Blog For October 7th: Forget Your Own Roll Of Toilet Paper? You Better Believe That’s A Paddling

wake-n-blogMajor League Baseball. The Twins completed their improbable comeback to claim the American League Central title, beating the Tigers 6-5 in a 12-inning, back-and-forth thriller after Alexi Casilla drove in the winning run. The Twins will now play the Yankees this afternoon. [Star Tribune]

National Hockey League. Danny Briere knocked in a loose puck at 3:52 in overtime, leading the Flyers to a 6-5 win over the Capitals. The Wild came back to win a game for the first time in franchise history after being down three goals in the third period, rallying to upend the Ducks 4-3 in overtime. [NHL.com Scoreboard]

College Football. Florida quarterback Tim Tebow returned to practice but has not been cleared to play against No. 4 LSU on Saturday. [The Associated Press]

Times are tough, you better bring your own butt-wipe. Students in Ireland now have one more thing to remember to bring to school, along with their school books and lunches: toilet paper. “Pupils at a primary school in the southern county of Cork are being asked to bring their own toilet paper to school to help save money, one of the starkest examples yet of the death of Ireland‘s “Celtic Tiger” economy.” Half of the students have brought in rolls, according to reports, meaning that only half of the students have shitstains in their underwear. [Yahoo!/Reuters]