Friday State Sports Summary
Fri, 04 Sep 2020 06:03:18 EDT


THE MICHIGAN HIGH SCHOOL ATHLETIC ASSOCIATION ANNOUNCES IN A
RELEASE YESTERDAY THAT THE FALL FOOTBALL SEASON WILL NOW BEGIN
ON SEPTEMBER 18th……AFTER GOVERNOR WHITMER LIFTED HER
RESTRICTIONS ON OUTDOOR SPORTS ON THURSDAY. IN THAT RELEASE,
THE MHSAA ANNOUNCES THAT THE UPCOMING SEASON WILL BE SIX GAMES
LONG AND THAT ALL OF THE TEAMS IN THE STATE WILL QUALIFY FOR THIS
YEAR’S PLAYOFFS…..WHICH WILL BEGIN ON HALLOWEEN WEEKEND……..


AFTER AN OFF-DAY YESTERDAY, THE TIGERS WILL TAKE ON THE MINNESOTA
TWINS IN A FIVE-GAME, WEEKEND SERIES THAT BEGINS THIS AFTERNOON
WITH A DOUBLE-HEADER AT TARGET FIELD. FIRST PITCH IN GAME #1 IS AT
2:10……


THE TIGERS START THE DAY TWO GAMES BEHIND THE TORONTO BLUE JAYS
IN THE CHASE FOR THE FINAL PLAYOFF SPOT IN THE AMERICAN LEAGUE.
THE JAYS ADDED A HALF-GAME TO THEIR LEAD WITH A 6 TO 2 WIN LAST
NIGHT OVER THE BOSTON RED SOX………


TRAINING CAMP OFFICIALLY ENDED FOR THE LIONS YESTERDAY…….AS THE
TEAM WENT THROUGH IT’S FINAL PRACTICE OF THE OFF-SEASON AT THE
TEAM'S COMPLEX IN SUBURBAN DETROIT. NOW COMES THE TOUGH JOB FOR
HEAD COACH MATT PATRICIA AND HIS COACHING STAFF: TRIMMING THE
ROSTER DOWN TO 53 PLAYERS BEFORE SATURDAY’S 4 P.M. DEADLINE………


THE FINAL EVENT OF THE PGA TOUR’S FedEX CUP PLAYOFFS - THE TOUR
CHAMPIONSHIP - WILL OFFICIALLY BEGIN TODAY IN ATLANTA. DUSTIN
JOHNSON - THE CURRENT POINTS LEADER - WILL TEE OFF ON HIS OPENING
ROUND AT 2:20 THIS AFTERNOON………..


FINALS FROM THE STANLEY CUP PLAYOFFS LAST NIGHT: VANCOUVER
BLANKS VEGAS, 4 TO NOTHING; PHILADELPHIA NEEDED TWO OVERTIMES TO
BEAT THE NEW YORK ISLANDERS, 5 TO 4………..


IN THE NBA PLAYOFFS: THE CLIPPERS SAIL PAST DENVER, 120 TO 97;
TORONTO BEATS BOSTON, 104 TO 103…



   

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