Sports News for Monday October 24, 2016

>>Colts Continue Dominance Over Titans

 

(Nashville, TN)  —  For the 15th time in 16 meetings, the Colts came away with a win against the Titans, this time by a score of 34-26.  Andrew Luck threw for 353 yards and three touchdowns as he improved to 8-and-0 against Tennessee in his career.  T.Y. Hilton led the receiving corps with seven catches for 133 yards and a touchdown.  Indy improved to 3-and-4 and hosts the Chiefs on Sunday.

 

>>Vinatieri Sets Consecutive Field Goal Mark

 

(Nashville, TN)  —  Colts kicker Adam Vinatieri is now the NFL’s record holder for consecutive made field goals.  The 43-year-old kicker nailed his 43rd consecutive field goal during the Colts’ win over Tennessee on Sunday.  The new record breaks the mark held by former Colts kicker Mike Vanderjagt.  Vinatieri hasn’t missed a field goal since the second game of last season.

 

>>Seahawks, Cardinals Ends In Tie

 

(Glendale, AZ)  —  The wildest game of the NFL season ends in a tie.  The Seahawks and Cardinals played to a 6-6 tie on “Sunday Night Football”.  After booting field goals earlier in the extra period, both teams missed potential game-winning kicks in the closing minutes.  It’s the first tie in the NFL since October 2014.

 

>>Vikings Handed First Loss

 

(Philadelphia, PA)  —  There are no undefeated teams left in the NFL.  The Vikings were dealt their first loss by the Eagles, 21-10, in Philadelphia.  Minnesota is 5-and-1 on the season.

 

>>Pats Sink Steelers

 

(Pittsburgh, PA)  —  Tom Brady threw for 222 yards and two touchdowns to lead the Patriots to a 27-16 win over the Steelers in Pittsburgh.  LeGarrette Blount rumbled for 127 yards and two scores for the AFC East-leading Pats, who improved to 6-and-1.

 

>>Cubs Advance To World Series

 

(Chicago, IL)  —  The Cubs are in the World Series for the first time since 1945.  Chicago advanced with a 5-0 win over the Dodgers in Game Six of the NLCS.  The Cubs are in search of their first World Series title since 1908.

 

>>Kluber To Start Game One

 

(Cleveland, OH)  —  Corey Kluber will get the ball for the Indians in Game One of the World Series against the Cubs tomorrow night.  Kluber is 2-and-1 with a 0.98 ERA this postseason.  The Cubs have yet to announce who will start Game One.

 

>>Schwarber Could Return For World Series

 

(Chicago, IL)  —  The Cubs could be getting a big bat back for the World Series.  Kyle Schwarber has been sent to the Arizona Fall League and could be used as a designated hitter in Cleveland.  Schwarber has been out since suffering a major knee injury in April.

 

>>Logano Wins At Talladega

 

(Lincoln, AL)  —  Joey Logano took the checkered flag at the Hellmann’s 500 at Talladega Superspeedway.  Logan clinched a spot in the Round of Eight in the Chase for the Sprint Cup playoffs with the victory.  The Round of Eight begins Sunday at Martinsville Speedway.

 

>>Illinois Annihilated At Number-Four Michigan

 

(Ann Arbor, MI)  —  Illinois was no match for number-four Michigan, losing 41-8 on Saturday at The Big House.  The Fighting Illini were held to just 172 yards of offense and lost for the fifth time in their last six games.  Illinois is 2-and-5 overall and 1-and-3 in the Big Ten.  The Illini will host Minnesota this Saturday.

 

Coming up Saturday afternoon on Talk 101, it’s the opening round of the Class 5 A playoffs as the Eisenhower Panthers play host to Jacksonville on the Talk 101 High School Game of the Week presented by World of Powersports.  The Dale’s Southlake Pharmacy Pregame show gets underway at 12:45p.m.  The Kickoff follows at 1:00p.m.  Join Scott Busboom and Kevin Hale with the call, this Saturday afternoon on Talk 101FM!

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