Monday State Sports Summary
Mon, 08 Mar 2021 06:09:58 EST


WE START WITH COLLEGE BASKETBALL……..AS MICHIGAN STATE PICKS UP
IT’S THIRD WIN OVER A TOP-5 TEAM IN THE LAST 16 DAYS……THANKS TO A 70
TO 64 VICTORY OVER MICHIGAN YESTERDAY AT THE BRESLIN CENTER.


NEXT UP FOR THE SPARTANS: THEY’LL TAKE ON MARYLAND THURSDAY
AFTERNOON IN A SECOND ROUND GAME OF THE BIG TEN TOURNAMENT IN
INDIANAPOLIS………THE WINNER OF THAT GAME WILL FACE MICHIGAN IN THE
QUARTERFINALS ON FRIDAY AFTERNOON........


BLAKE GRIFFIN IS NO LONGER A FREE AGENT……….AS THE FORMER PISTON
AGREES TO A CONTRACT LAST NIGHT WITH THE BROOKLYN NETS. IT’S
EXPECTED THAT THE 31-YEAR OLD GRIFFIN WILL BE A RESERVE FOR THE
NETS…….


MEANWHILE, AT THE NBA’S ALL-STAR GAME LAST NIGHT IN ATLANTA………
TEAM LeBRON DEFEATS TEAM DURANT, 170 TO 150……..


SOLID OUTINGS ON SUNDAY FROM PITCHERS JOSE URENA, CASEY MIZE AND
JULIO TEHERAN POWERED TIGERS TO A 5 TO 1 GRAPEFRUIT LEAGUE WIN
OVER THE TORONTO BLUE JAYS………..


A FINAL ROUND SCORE OF 1-UNDER PAR 71 ALLOWED BRYSON deCHAMBEAU
TO EDGE PAST LEE WESTWOOD BY ONE SHOT TO WIN THE PGA TOUR’S
ARNOLD PALMER INVITATIONAL YESTERDAY IN ORLANDO……….


KYLE LARSON WAS THE WINNER OF YESTERDAY’S NASCAR RACE IN LAS
VEGAS. THAT’S AN IMPORTANT MILESTONE FOR LARSON, BECAUSE IT’S HIS
FIRST VICTORY SINCE HIS SUSPENSION LAST APRIL BY NASCAR FOR HIS USE
OF A RACIAL SLUR DURING AN ONLINE RACE………..


A SCALED-DOWN VERSION OF THE NFL’S SCOUTING COMBINE WILL
OFFICIALLY BEGIN TODAY IN INDIANAPOLIS. BECAUSE OF COVID-19, THERE
WON’T BE ANY ON-THE-FIELD WORKOUTS THIS YEAR AND PROSPECTS WILL
MEET WITH TEAM OFFICIALS VIRTUALLY. IN ADDITION, THERE WILL ONLY BE
LIMITED, IN-PERSON MEDICAL TESTING IN INDIANAPOLIS FOR CERTAIN
PLAYERS……WHILE OTHER PLAYERS WILL BE TESTED AT DIFFERENT
LOCATIONS………





   

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