Sports News for Thursday, November 24th

>>Cavs Put On Show In Win Over Blazers

(Cleveland, OH)  —  The Cavaliers put on a show in their 137-125 win over the Trail Blazers.  Kevin Love set an NBA record with 34 first-quarter points.  The Cavs set a franchise record by knocking down 21 three-pointers, and LeBron James logged the 44th triple-double of his career.

>>Blues’ Rally Falls Short Against Caps

(Washington, DC)  —  The Blues scored two late goals to get close, but lost 4-3 to the Capitals in D.C.  Vladimir Tarasenko tallied twice and Alex Pietrangelo also scored for St. Louis.  Alex Ovechkin had a hat trick for Washington.  The Blues begin a five-game homestand Saturday against Minnesota.

>>Sharks Sink Blackhawks

(San Jose, CA)  —  The Sharks scored twice in the first period and held on for a 2-1 win over the Blackhawks in San Jose.  Artemi Panarin lit the lamp in the third for Chicago, which fell to 2-and-3 on its seven-game road trip.  Corey Crawford made 33 saves in defeat.  The ‘Hawks face the Ducks in Anaheim tomorrow.

>>Patriots’ Gronkowski Expected To Miss Another Game

(Foxboro, MA)  —  Patriots tight end Rob Gronkowski is expected to miss another game with a chest injury.  ESPN reports the Pats’ coaching staff is preparing for their Week 12 game against the Jets without “Gronk.”  He suffered the injury on November 13th against the Seahawks.

>>Colts’ Luck To Miss Thursday’s Game Against Steelers

(Indianapolis, IN)  —  Colts quarterback Andrew Luck is going to miss tonight’s game against the Steelers.  Luck has been in the NFL’s concussion protocol after taking a hit in Sunday’s win over Tennessee.   Scott Tolzien is expected to start in his place.

>>Thanksgiving Triple-Header On Tap

(Undated)  —  Tonight’s Steelers-Colts contest is the finale of a Thanksgiving triple-header.  The action begins with the Vikings and Lions fighting for first place in the NFC North in Detroit.  The red-hot Cowboys put their nine-game win streak on the line against rival Washington this afternoon.

Coming up Friday night on Talk 101, it’s The Talk 101 High School Game of the Week presented by World of Powersports as the Eisenhower Panthers are in action against Mt Zion in the 47th Annual Turkey Tournament at Stephen Decatur Middle School.  The Dale’s Southlake Pharmacy Pregame show gets underway at 5:45p.m. and the tipoff follows at 6:00p.m.  Following the conclusion of that game the MacArthur Generals continue their pursuit of a third straight tournament title when they take on Bollingbrook.  Join Scott Busboom and Kevin Hale with the call Friday night on Talk 101!

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