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Check out what’s making news for Wednesday, October 9th.
Yanks Sign Manager Joe Giradi To New 4-Year $16 Million Deal. After leading the Yankees to a 564-408 mark, their 27th World Series title in four playoff appearances in six seasons, Joe Girardi and the Yankees agreed to a new four-year deal worth a reported $16 million, plus bonuses for post-season appearances.
Falcons WR Julio Jones Has Season-Ending Foot Surgery. 48 hours after suffering a foot injury in a 30-27 home loss to the New York jets, Atlanta Falcons wideout Julio Jones had season-ending surgery on his foot. Jones, led the NFL in receptions with 41 and had 590 yards receiving.
Tennessee To Play Virginia Tech at Bristol Motor Speedway : According to reports, Tennessee and Virginia tech have agreed in principle to play a neutral site game at NASCAR’s 160,000-seat Bristol Motor Speedway.
The speedway which is located 125 miles from Blacksburg and 111 miles from Knoxville has been an event in the making for decades, Now, has finally become a reality and has a chance to shatter the all-time college football attendance record of 115,109 between Notre Dame and Michigan at Ann Arbor.