Sports News for Tuesday October 25, 2016

>>Broncos Too Much For Texans

 

(Denver, CO)  —  The Broncos were too much for the Texans in a 27-9 win on “Monday Night Football”.  Houston quarterback Brock Osweiler struggled mightily in his return to Denver.  Osweiler was 22-of-41 for only 131 yards.  He also lost a fumble.

 

>>Foster Announces Retirement

 

(Miami, FL)  —  Dolphins running back Arian Foster is hanging up his cleats.  The 30-year-old Foster announced his retirement last night.  The four-time Pro Bowler walks away from the game as the Texans’ all-time leading rusher.

 

>>Bears’ Cutler Cleared To Return

 

(Chicago, IL)  —  After losing one quarterback, the Bears are getting another one back.  Coach John Fox says Jay Cutler has been cleared to return from a thumb injury.  Cutler should return to his starting role after Brian Hoyer suffered a broken arm last Thursday.  The Bears host the Vikings on “Monday Night Football” in Week Eight.

 

>>Josh McNary Apologizes For “Unnecessary” Hit

 

(Indianapolis, IN)  —  One day following the Colts’ win in Tennessee, linebacker Josh McNary decided apologies were in order.  McNary issued an apology on Instagram for the hit that injured Titans’ tight end Delanie Walker in Sunday’s game.  McNary hit Walker late in the third quarter on a play when the ball was no where in the vicinity of the two players.  The Indianapolis linebacker was flagged on the play for unnecessary roughness.

 

>>World Series Begins Tonight

 

(Cleveland, OH)  —  The Cubs and Indians meet in Game One of the World Series tonight in Cleveland.  This year’s Fall Classic pits two teams that have combined for 176 years without a championship.  Chicago’s Jon Lester opposes Corey Kluber in the opener of the best-of-seven set.

 

>>Schwarber Heading To Cleveland

 

(Cleveland, OH)  —  It appears the Cubs are getting a big bat back for the World Series.  MLB.com reports Kyle Schwarber will be added to the roster and could serve as the designated hitter tonight.  Schwarber has been since April after tearing his ACL and LCL.  The roster will be revealed at 10:00 a.m. Eastern this morning.

 

>>NBA Season Begins Tonight

 

(Undated)  —  The 2016-17 NBA season tips off tonight.  The defending champion Cavaliers open the campaign against the Knicks.  The Cavs receive their title rings before the game.  Meanwhile, Kevin Durant makes his Golden State debut when the Warriors host the Spurs.

 

>>Illinois Hosts Minnesota Saturday

 

(Champaign, IL)  —  Illinois is back on its home field this Saturday.  The Fighting Illini host Minnesota at 11 a.m.  Illinois was blown out 41-8 at fourth-ranked Michigan this past Saturday.  The Illini have lost five-of-six since a season-opening win against Murray State.  The Golden Gophers come in at 5-and-2.

 

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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