Sports News for Wednesday August 31, 2016

>>Vikings Lose Bridgewater For Season

 

(Eden Prairie, MN)  —  Vikings quarterback Teddy Bridgewater will miss all of the upcoming season.  Bridgewater tore his left ACL during a non-contact drill yesterday.  Thirty-six-year-old Shaun Hill is expected to take over as Minnesota’s starting QB.

 

>>Tebow Gets Mixed Reviews After MLB Workout

 

(Los Angeles, CA)  —  Former NFL quarterback Tim Tebow is getting mixed reviews after working out for Major League Baseball teams.  MLB Network reports about 25 clubs were on hand for yesterday’s workout.  The 29-year-old is trying to become a big league outfielder after a failed NFL career.

 

>>Report: Dodgers’ Puig Claimed On Waivers

 

(Denver, CO)  —  Dodgers outfielder Yasiel Puig could be on the move.  MLB Network reports Puig, who is currently in the minors, has been claimed off waivers.  Los Angeles can now try and work out a deal with that unnamed team.

 

>>Cubs Blank Pirates Behind Hendricks

 

(Chicago, IL)  —  Anthony Rizzo hit a two-run homer and Kyle Hendricks tossed seven sparkling innings in the Cubs’ 3-0 win over the Pirates.  Hendricks moved to 13-and-7 after scattering three hits and a walk and striking out four.  Aroldis Chapman earned his 11th save.

 

>>Tigers Turn Back White Sox

 

(Detroit, MI)  —  The Tigers rallied for an 8-4 win over the White Sox last night in Detroit.  Todd Frazier launched his 33rd homer of the season for Chicago, which wasted an early 3-0 lead.  Matt Albers suffered his sixth loss.

 

>>Grichuk Lifts Cardinals Past Brewers In 10th

 

(Milwaukee, WI)  —  Randal Grichuk singled in the go-ahead run in the top of the 10th inning to lift the Cardinals to a 2-1 win over the Brewers at Miller Park.  Jedd Gyorko homered for the second straight game for the Redbirds.  Seung Hwan Oh picked up the win and Zach Duke notched his first save.

 

>>Colts Get To 75-Man Limit

 

(Indianapolis, IN)  —  The Colts are making a series of moves to get to the 75-player limit.  Indy waived Anthony Sarao and Darius White, placed Desmen Southward on season-ending IR and signed safety Alden Darby.  The Colts close out preseason play against the Bengals tomorrow.

 

>>Williams Wins Opener In Straight Sets

 

(Flushing Meadows, NY)  —  Serena Williams is moving on at the U.S. Open.  Williams cruised to a straight-set win in her first-round match last night.  Other winners on Day Two of the year’s final major tournament include Venus Williams and Andy Murray.

 

Coming up this Friday Night it’s The Talk 101 High School Game of the Week presented by World of Powersports as the Eisenhower Panthers play host to Lincoln at Bob Alexander Field.  The Dale’s Southlake Pharmacy PreGame Show gets underway at 6:30p.m. and the kickoff follows at 7:00p.m.  Join Scott Busboom and Kevin Hale with all the action Friday at 6:30p.m. on Talk 101FM, and online listening available at decatur radio dot com.

 

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