Sports News for Wednesday October 26, 2016

>>Indians Blank Cubs In Game One


(Cleveland, OH)  —  Roberto Perez homered twice and plated four to power the Indians to a 6-0 win over the Cubs in Game One of the World Series in Cleveland.  Corey Kluber struck out nine, including eight in the first three innings, to help the Tribe take a 1-0 lead in the best-of-seven set.


>>Cubs At Indians In World Series Game Two Tonight


(Cleveland, OH)  —  The Cubs and Indians go at it again tonight in Cleveland.  They play Game Two of the World Series at Progressive Field, with Jake Arrieta slated to oppose Trevor Bauer.  After tonight, the series shifts to Chicago for Games Three, Four and, if necessary, Five at Wrigley.


>>Cavs Open Title Defense With Rout Of Knicks


(Cleveland, OH)  —  The Cavaliers opened defense of their NBA title with a 117-88 rout of the Knicks in Cleveland.  LeBron James logged a triple-double with 19 points, 11 rebounds and 14 assists.  The Cavs raised their banner and received their championship rings before the game.


>>Spurs Slam Warriors In Durant’s Debut


(Oakland, CA)  —  The Spurs spoiled Kevin Durant’s Warriors debut with a 129-100 win in Oakland.  Durant finished with 27 points and 10 rebounds.  Kawhi Leonard scored a career-high 35 points for San Antonio.


>>Colts’ Moncrief Will Return To Practice


(Indianapolis, IN)  —  The Colts are close to getting some much need reinforcements.  According to head coach Chuck Pagano, wide receiver Donte Moncrief will return to the practice field today.  Moncrief has not played since injuring his shoulder in Week Two against the Broncos.  Pagano says defensive linemen Zach Kerr and Henry Anderson should also practice today.


>>Giants Release Kicker Josh Brown


(East Rutherford, NJ)  —  The Giants are releasing kicker Josh Brown.  The move comes less than a week after new information was released about his history of domestic violence.  The Giants say they were “misguided” in their previous judgments and decisions over Brown.


>>Police ID Fan Who Plunged To Death After Broncos-Texans Game


(Denver, CO)  —  The identity of the man who plunged to his death following Monday night’s Texans-Broncos game is being released.  Denver police say Jason Coy fell 60 feet after sitting down on the railing at Mile High Stadium.  Police also say witnesses and paramedics tried to save Coy but he was pronounced dead at the hospital.


>>Bears Gearing Up For Vikings


(Lake Forest, IL)  —  The Bears are turning their attention to Monday night’s home game against the Vikings.  Quarterback Jay Cutler has been cleared to return and is in line to start Monday.  Cutler has been out since Week Two with a thumb injury.


>>Blues Fall To Elliott, Flames


(St. Louis, MO)  —  Former Blue Brian Elliott took a shutout into the third period as the Flames beat the Blues 4-1 at Scottrade Center.  Kevin Shattenkirk had the lone St. Louis goal with a power-play marker at 5:49 of the third.  The Blues have lost three of their last four.  They host the Red Wings tomorrow.


>>Illinois Hosts Minnesota Saturday


(Champaign, IL)  —  Illinois is back home this Saturday hosting Minnesota.  The Illini have played their last two games on the road, winning at Rutgers and losing at Michigan.  Illinois is 2-and-5 overall and 1-and-3 in the Big Ten.  The Golden Gophers have won their last two to improve to 5-and-2 and 2-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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