Sports News for Friday October 28, 2016

>>Titans Trounce Jags


(Nashville, TN)  —  Marcus Mariota threw for 270 yards and two touchdowns as the Titans trounced the Jaguars 36-22 on “Thursday Night Football”.  Tennessee piled up 214 yards and two scores on the ground en route to improving to 4-and-4.  The Jags are 2-and-5.


>>Cubs Host Indians In Game Three Of World Series


(Chicago, IL)  —  The World Series is shifting to Chicago all tied up at one game apiece.  The Cubs will host the Indians in Game Three of the Fall Classic tonight at Wrigley Field.  It will be the first World Series game at the venue since 1945.


>>Cubs’ Schwarber Not Medically Cleared To Play OF


(Chicago, IL)  —  Cubs slugger Kyle Schwarber is not being medically cleared to play in the outfield.  Schwarber returned from a major knee injury and served as the DH in the first two games in Cleveland.  He went 3-for-7 with two walks and two RBI in the Fall Classic after missing all but three games in the regular season.


>>Blues Lose To Red Wings In Shootout


(St. Louis, MO)  —  Jake Allen was beat by Henrik Zetterberg in the eighth round of the shootout as the Blues lost 2-1 to the Red Wings at Scottrade Center.  Kevin Shattenkirk had the lone regulation goal for St. Louis, which has lost four of its last five.  The Blues host the LA Kings tomorrow night.


>>Colts Host Chiefs Sunday


(Indianapolis, IN)  —  The Colts clash with the Chiefs on Sunday at Lucas Oil Stadium.  Indianapolis enters the matchup at 3-and-4 while Kansas City sits at 4-and-2.  The Colts have alternated wins and losses the last six games.


>>Bears Preparing For Vikings


(Lake Forest, IL)  —  The Bears are back to work preparing for Monday night’s game against the Vikings.  Quarterback Jay Cutler was not listed on the injury report yesterday.  Running back Jeremy Langford and linebacker Pernell McPhee were limited.


>>Bulls Get By Celtics


(Chicago, IL)  —  Jimmy Butler had 24 points and seven rebounds as the Bulls cut down the Celtics 105-99 in their season opener in Chicago.  Dwyane Wade finished with 22 points, six rebounds and five assists in his Chicago debut.


>>Jury Awards Mike McQueary 7.3-Million


(Bellefonte, PA)  —  A former Penn State football coach is nearly seven-and-a-half-million dollars richer after suing the school for defamation and misrepresentation.  A jury has awarded Mike McQueary 7.3-million dollars.  He claimed that Penn State retaliated against him after Jerry Sandusky and several school administrators were charged in a child abuse scandal.


>>Illinois Hosts Minnesota Tomorrow For Homecoming


(Champaign, IL)  —  Illinois welcomes Minnesota to Champaign tomorrow for a Homecoming matchup at Memorial Stadium.  For the third straight year, the Illini will wear “Gray Ghost” alternate uniforms on Homecoming to honor Harold “Red” Grange, the Galloping Ghost.  Illinois is just 2-and-5 on the season.


>>Chase Playoffs Head To Martinsville


(Ridgeway, VA)  —  The Chase for the Sprint Cup playoffs heads to Martinsville Speedway for the Goody’s Fast Relief 500.  It’s the first-of-three Round of Eight races.  Sunday’s race gets underway at 1:00 p.m.


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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