>>Ravens Meet Bengals On Thursday Night Football
(Cincinnati, OH) — Week Two of the NFL season kicks off tonight as the Baltimore Ravens visit the Cincinnati Bengals. The AFC North foes are both 1-and-0 following Week One victories. Baltimore blasted Buffalo 47-3, while Cincinnati rallied to win 34-23 at Indianapolis. The all-time series between the Ravens and Bengals is tied at 22 wins each.
>>Pirates Hold On To Beat Cards
(St. Louis, MO) — Jacob Stallings had a two-run single and a sac-fly as the Pirates held on to beat the Cardinals 4-3 at Busch Stadium. St. Louis held a brief lead following Marcell Ozuna’s RBI single in the bottom of the first. Daniel Poncedeleon surrendered two runs over five frames to take the loss. José Martínez and Patrick Wisdom also drove in runs for the Cards.
>>Brewers Top Cubs
(Chicago, IL) — Curtis Granderson went 3-for-4 with a homer and scored three runs to spark the Brewers to a 5-1 victory over the Cubs at Wrigley Field. Chicago’s lone run came in the fifth on an RBI double by Kris Bryant. Kyle Hendricks gave up two runs over five innings for the loss. The Cubs lead Milwaukee by just a game in the NL Central.
>>White Sox Beat Royals In 12 Innings
(Kansas City, MO) — Tim Anderson belted a two-run homer in the top of the 12th inning to as the White Sox beat the Royals 4-2 in Kansas City. Chicago took a brief lead in the fourth on two-run shot by Jose Rondon. Carlos Rodon tossed six innings of two-run ball for the Sox, who snapped a seven-game skid. Chicago plays in Baltimore starting tomorrow.
>>Cubs’ Yu Darvish Undergoes Surgery
(Chicago, IL) — Cubs starter Yu Darvish is recovering from surgery. The right-hander underwent arthroscopic surgery yesterday to remove debris from his right pitching elbow. Darvish was shut down three weeks ago after being diagnosed with a stress reaction on the top of his elbow. The Cubs expect him to be ready for spring training next season.
>>Blackhawks To Honor Stan Mikita This Season
(Chicago, IL) — The Blackhawks will honor the late Stan Mikita this season. The Hawks announced that the players will wear a patch on their home and road jerseys commemorating his Hall of Fame career. The number-21 will remain painted on the United Center ice behind each goal throughout the entire 2018-19 regular season. Mikita died last month at the age of 78.
>>Bears Play Seahawks In Home Opener Monday Night
(Lake Forest, IL) — The Bears are preparing to play the Seahawks in their home opener on Monday Night Football. The Monsters of the Midway are 0-and-1 after losing to the Packers this past Sunday night in Green Bay. Seattle lost to the Denver Broncos in Week One.
>>Colts Visit Redskins Sunday
(Indianapolis, IN) — The Colts are still scheduled to visit the Washington Redskins on Sunday. The NFL is keeping an eye on Hurricane Florence, which is expected to land in North Carolina and Virginia in the coming days. The Redskins’ home, FedEx Field, is located in Landover, Maryland, about five miles from Washington, D.C.
>>Thunder’s Westbrook Undergoes Knee Surgery
(Oklahoma City, OK) — Thunder All-Star guard Russell Westbrook is recovering from surgery on his right knee. His status for the regular-season opener against the Warriors next month is unclear. Westbrook underwent an arthroscopic procedure after experiencing some inflammation in the knee. The former MVP will be re-evaluated in about four weeks.
>>Storm Sweep Mystics To Win WNBA Finals
(Fairfax, VA) — The Seattle Storm are the 2018 WNBA champions. They beat the Mystics 98-82 in Game Three at Washington to sweep the WNBA Finals. Breanna Stewart led the charge with 30 points and took home MVP honors. Natasha Howard had 29 points and 14 rebounds, and Sue Bird added 10 points and 10 assists, as Seattle claimed its third title.
>>Hurricane Florence Brings More Football Alterations
(Undated) — Hurricane Florence continues to alter the schedules of college football teams along the East Coast. Saturday’s game between South Carolina and Marshall has been cancelled along with Appalachian State against Southern Miss. Second-ranked Clemson is also moving up its game against Georgia Souther from 3:30 p.m. Eastern to noon.
>>Red Sox Reach 100 Wins
(Boston, MA) — For the first time since 1946, the Boston Red Sox are a 100-win team in the regular season. Boston reached the milestone with a 1-0 win over the Blue Jays at Fenway Park. It’s the fourth time in team history Boston has reached 100 wins. The Sox have already secured a playoff spot. Their magic number to clinch the AL East is seven.