Sports News for Friday October 7, 2016

>>Indians Hold Off Red Sox

 

(Cleveland, OH)  —  Roberto Perez, Jason Kipnis and Francisco Lindor all homered in the third inning and the Indians held on for a 5-4 win over the Red Sox in Game One of their AL Division Series.  Cleveland hosts Game Two of the best-of-five set later today.

 

>>Blue Jays Rip Rangers

 

(Arlington, TX)  —  The Blue Jays bulldozed the Rangers, 10-1, in Game One of their AL Division Series in Texas.  Melvin Upton Jr. and Jose Bautista both homered for Toronto in the opener of the best-of-five series.  Texas hosts Game Two today.

 

>>NLDS Begin Today

 

(Undated)  —  Both National League Division Series get underway today.  Clayton Kershaw and the Dodgers face the Nationals in Washington.  The Cubs host the Giants in the final game of a playoff quadruple-header tonight.

 

>>Cardinals Clobber 49ers

 

(Santa Clara, CA)  —  David Johnson rushed for 157 yards and two touchdowns as the Cardinals clobbered the 49ers, 33-21, on “Thursday Night Football”.  Drew Stanton threw a pair of TD passes in place of Carson Palmer, who was sidelined with a concussion.  Arizona is 2-and-3.

 

>>Colts Host Bears

 

(Indianapolis, IN)  —  The 1-and-3 Colts face off with the 1-and-3 Bears on Sunday at Lucas Oil Stadium.  The Colts seek a bounce-back win after falling to the Jaguars in London last week.  They’ll visit division foes Houston and Tennessee in the coming weeks.  Sunday’s kick-off is at 12 p.m.

 

>>Harvick Wins Pole For Bank of America 500

 

(Charlotte, NC)  —  Kevin Harvick will be on the pole for tomorrow’s Bank of America 500 at Charlotte Motor Speedway.  Harvick nipped Alex Bowman for the top spot yesterday.  Tomorrow’s race is the first in the second round of the Chase for the Sprint Cup playoffs.  It gets underway at 7:00 p.m.

 

>>Hurricane Matthew Forces Florida, LSU To Postpone Game

 

(Gainesville, FL)  —  Tomorrow’s football game between Florida and LSU is being postponed due to Hurricane Matthew.  The SEC says it will try and reschedule the contest that was going to be played in Gainesville, Florida.  Rescheduling is an issue since the two schools do not share a common open date.

 

>>Illinois Hosts Purdue Tomorrow

 

(Champaign, IL)  —  Illinois is on its home field tomorrow afternoon hosting Purdue.  Kickoff from Memorial Stadium is at 2:30 p.m.  The Fighting Illini will try to stop a three-game losing skid.  Illinois lost 31-16 at Nebraska in last weekend’s Big Ten opener to fall to 1-and-3 overall.  The Boilermakers are 2-and-2.

 

Coming up tonight on the Talk 101 High School Game of the Week presented by World of Powersports, it’s the Eisenhower Panthers playing host to the Senators of Springfield High School.  The Dale’s Southlake Pharmacy Pregam Show gets underway at 6:30p.m. and the kickoff follows at 7:00p.m.  Join Scott Busboom and Kevin Hale with the call tonight on Talk 101, and online listening at decatur radio dot com.

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