Monday Sports Summary 11-07-22Mon, 07 Nov 2022 12:28:48 EST
The Lions go into a new week off of a win for the first time since mid-September beating the Packers, 15-9 and sending Green Bay to a 5th straight loss. The Lions get their second win of the season and will travel to Chicago to play the Bears on Sunday at 1 p.m.
Elsewhere in the NFL, former Spartan Kenneth Walker III continues to play well with two more touchdowns now scored in 5 straight games for the Seahawks, tied for the most consecutive for a rookie in franchise history. And former Wolverines Tom Brady led the Bucs on a game winning drive to lead Tampa Bay over the Rams 16-13. It was Brady's 55th career game-winning drive, breaking a tie with Peyton Manning for the most in NFL history. He also became the first player in NFL history with 100,000 passing yards, including the playoffs.
Over to hockey the Red Wings earned four points over the weekend, beating both New York teams in back to back days. Detroit shut out the Islanders at home 3-0. It was Ville Husso’s second shutout of the year in net for Detroit. He became the first Red Wing goalie to have multiple shutouts in his first 7 starts with Detroit since Wilf Cude back in 1933-34. The Wings also had an overtime win vs the Rangers on Sunday 3-2. Dominik Kubalik scored the game winning overtime goal. Matt Luff and Puis Suter also scored and Moritz Seider had two assists. That's three straight wins.
In college football, Michigan State upset 16th ranked Illinois on the road 23-15. Michigan State will return home next week to play Rutgers at noon on Saturday.
Speaking of Rutgers, Michigan overpowered the Scarlet Knights in the second half of Saturday night’s game. Michigan was down at halftime 17-14 but they scored 38 unanswered points to win 52-17. Michigan is now 9-0 and will host Nebraska on Saturday. Game time is 3:30 p.m.
After their win over Rutgers, Michigan is No. 3 in the AP Top 25 poll behind Georgia and Ohio State. The Wolverines also moved up a spot to 3 in the coaches poll even receiving two first place votes.
And the Houston Astros win the World Series once again beating the Phillies 4-1 in Game 6. This is the Astros second title in franchise history and their first since 2017. Astros Rookie Shortstop Jeremy Peña became the third rookie ever to be named the World Series MVP.
(Info Courtesy of Michigan News Radio and or The Alpena News, MHSAA and Mi Sports Now)
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