Thursday State Sports Summary
Thu, 25 Mar 2021 05:30:54 EDT


THE PISTONS MAKE NEWS BOTH ON AND OFF THE COURT LAST NIGHT……


ON THE COURT, THEY DROP A 116 TO 111 DECISION TO THE INDIANA
PACERS. FORMER MICHIGAN WOLVERINE CARIS LeVERT LED THE WAY FOR
INDIANA WITH 28 POINTS…….HIS BEST PERFORMANCE SINCE RETURNING
EARLIER THIS MONTH FROM SURGERY TO REMOVE A CANCEROUS
KIDNEY………..


AFTER THE GAME, THE PISTONS TRADED GUARD DELON WRIGHT TO THE
SACRAMENTO KINGS…….IN EXCHANGE FOR GUARD CORY JOSEPH AND TWO
SECOND-ROUND DRAFT PICKS. THE 29-YEAR OLD JOSEPH AVERAGED 7
POINTS OFF THE BENCH IN 44 GAMES FOR THE KINGS THIS SEASON…….


THE LIONS ADD SOME DEPTH TO THEIR ROSTER YESTERDAY…….WITH THE
SIGNINGS OF FREE AGENT LINEBACKER ALEX ANZALONE (ANN-ZAH-LONE)
AND FREE AGENT WIDE RECEIVER DAMION RATLEY. ANZALONE COMES
OVER FROM THE NEW ORLEANS SAINTS, WHO DRAFTED HIM OUT OF FLORIDA
BACK IN 2017………..


THE RED WINGS WILL LOOK TO END A TWO-GAME LOSING SKID, AS THEY’LL
TAKE ON THE PREDATORS, TONIGHT, IN NASHVILLE. THAT CONTEST WILL
GET UNDERWAY AT 8………..


THE NHL CONFIRMS IN A RELEASE YESTERDAY THAT THEY’VE FIRED TIM
PEEL, THE REFEREE WHO WAS CAUGHT DURING THE BROADCAST OF
TUESDAY NIGHT’S WINGS-PREDATORS' GAME, SAYING THAT HE WANTED TO
GIVE NASHVILLE A PENALTY ‘EARLY’. IN THE RELEASE, LEAGUE OFFICIALS
SAID THEY MADE THE DECISION TO FIRE PEEL TO ‘REASSURE FANS ABOUT
THE INTEGRITY OF THE GAME’………


STARTER JOSE URENA (URR-RAIN-YAH) ALLOWS JUST ONE RUN OVER FOURAND-TWO-THIRDS INNINGS YESTERDAY………AS THE TIGERS DEFEATED THE PHILADELPHIA PHILLIES, 4 TO 1, IN LAKELAND………


JACK HOIBERG (HOY-BERG) - THE WALK-ON WHO WOULD EARN A
SCHOLARSHIP AT MICHIGAN STATE - CONFIRMS LAST NIGHT THAT HE’S
ENTERED HIS NAME INTO THE NCAA’S TRANSFER PORTAL AND WILL LEAVE
THE SPARTANS’ BASKETBALL PROGRAM.



   

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