Thursday State Sports Summary
Thu, 11 Mar 2021 06:19:07 EST


MICHIGAN STATE BEGINS BIG TEN TOURNAMENT PLAY IN INDIANAPOLIS
TODAY……..AS THE SPARTANS WILL TANGLE WITH MARYLAND IN THE
OPENING GAME OF ROUND #2. TIP-OFF WILL TAKE PLACE AT 11:30. THE
WINNER OF THAT CONTEST WILL TAKE ON MICHIGAN IN THE QUARTERFINALS
TOMORROW AFTERNOON....


LAST NIGHT AT THE BIG TEN TOURNAMENT: MINNESOTA DOWNS
NORTHWESTERN, 51 TO 46; PENN STATE BEATS NEBRASKA, 72 TO 66………
THE SECOND HALF OF THE NBA SEASON BEGINS TONIGHT FOR THE
PISTONS……AS THEY’RE IN CHARLOTTE FOR A CONTEST AGAINST THE
HORNETS. THAT GAME WILL GET UNDERWAY AT 7……


THE RED WINGS WILL LOOK TO END A FOUR-GAME LOSING SKID….WHEN
THEY LOOK TO SHOCK THE TAMPA BAY LIGHTNING TONIGHT AT LITTLE
CAESARS’ ARENA. FACE-OFF WILL TAKE PLACE AT 7:30……..


THE NFL ANNOUNCES IN A RELEASE YESTERDAY THAT THIS YEAR’S SALARY
CAP NUMBER WILL BE $182-POINT-5 MILLION DOLLARS……WHICH IS A DROP
OF 8% FROM 2020’S SALARY CAP NUMBER…….


BUCK FARMER ALLOWS FOUR RUNS IN LESS THAN AN INNING OF RELIEF
WORK YESTERDAY…….AS THE TIGERS LOSE TO THE PHILADELPHIA PHILLIES,
6 TO 4, IN CLEARWATER…..


IN A JOINT STATEMENT ISSUED YESTERDAY…..OFFICIALS WITH THE CFL AND
THE XFL CONFIRM THAT THEY ARE WORKING ON A POTENTIAL PARTNERSHIP
INVOLVING THE TWO LEAGUES. AT THIS POINT, IT’S NOT KNOWN IF THAT
PARTNERSHIP WILL BE A WORKING AGREEMENT TO SHARE PLAYERS OR IF
IT’S A FULL-BLOWN MERGER OF THE TWO LEAGUES………




   

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