Thursday Sports Summary
Thu, 18 Feb 2021 06:10:25 EST


TOUGH NIGHT FOR THE PISTONS……AS THEY LOSE ON THE ROAD AT
CHICAGO LAST NIGHT, 105 TO 102. JERAMI GRANT WOULD SCORE A CAREERHIGH 43 POINTS TO LEAD DETROIT’S OFFENSIVE ATTACK IN THAT LOSS………
WHICH ENDED THE PISTONS’ TWO-GAME WINNING STREAK……


?MAKE IT 12 LOSSES IN THE LAST 14 GAMES FOR THE RED WINGS…….AS
THEY WERE SHUTOUT BY THE CHICAGO BLACKHAWKS, 2 TO NOTHING, LAST
NIGHT AT LITTLE CAESARS’ ARENA…….


MICHIGAN LOOKS TO IMPROVE TO 15 AND 1 ON THE SEASON……..AS THE 3rd
RANKED WOLVERINES WILL BATTLE RUTGERS THIS EVENING AT CRISLER
CENTER. TIP-OFF WILL TAKE PLACE AT 7….


SPRING TRAINING OFFICIALLY BEGAN FOR THE TIGERS YESTERDAY, AS
PITCHERS AND CATCHERS WENT THROUGH THEIR FIRST WORKOUT OF THE
SPRING IN LAKELAND……


MEANWHILE…..FERNANDO TATIS, JR. GETS ONE OF THE LARGEST CONTRACT
EXTENSIONS IN SPORTS HISTORY………AFTER THE ALL-STAR THIRD
BASEMAN AGREES TO A 14-YEAR, $340 MILLION DOLLAR DEAL LAST NIGHT
WITH THE SAN DIEGO PADRES……..


NAOMI OSAKA (OH-SOCK-KAA) ADVANCES TO THE FINALS OF THE
AUSTRALIAN OPEN, AFTER BEATING SERENA WILLIAMS IN STRAIGHT SETS
EARLIER TODAY…….


PITTSBURGH STEELERS’ G.M. KEVIN COLBERT CONFIRMS FOR REPORTERS
YESTERDAY THAT QUARTERBACK BEN ROETHLISBERGER (ROTH-LISSBURGER) HAS INDICATED HE’D LIKE TO RETURN NEXT SEASON……BUT
COLBERT ADDED THAT WILL ONLY HAPPEN IF ROETHLISBERGER
RESTRUCTURES HIS CURRENT CONTRACT…..WHICH IS IMPORTANT, SINCE
PITTSBURGH IS $30 MILLION DOLLARS OVER THE SALARY CAP




   

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