Wednesday State Sports Summary
Wed, 16 Sep 2020 06:59:07 EDT


HOME RUNS FROM MIGUEL CABRERA AND WILLI CASTRO WOULD PROPEL
THE TIGERS TO A 6 - NOTHING WIN OVER THE KANSAS CITY ROYALS, LAST
NIGHT, AT COMERICA PARK. MATTHEW BOYD WOULD EARN HIS FIRST
VICTORY SINCE AUGUST 29th, SHUTTING OUT THE ROYALS ON JUST TWO
HITS OVER FIVE-AND-TWO-THIRD INNINGS.………


MEANWHILE, OFFICIALS WITH MAJOR LEAGUE BASEBALL ANNOUNCE IN A
RELEASE YESTERDAY THAT - STARTING WITH THE DIVISIONAL SERIES ROUND
- THAT THE POST-SEASON WILL BE PLAYED IN ‘BUBBLES’ THAT WILL BE
CREATED IN TEXAS AND CALIFORNIA. ONLY THE WILD CARD ROUND OF THIS
YEAR’S PLAYOFFS WILL BE PLAYED OUTSIDE OF THE ‘BUBBLE’……….


IN THE STANLEY CUP PLAYOFFS LAST NIGHT: THE NEW YORK ISLANDERS
NEEDED TWO OVERTIMES TO BEAT THE TAMPA BAY LIGHTNING, 2 TO 1……….
IN THE NBA PLAYOFFS: DENVER ADVANCES TO THE WESTERN CONFERENCE
FINALS…..AFTER STUNNING THE L.A. CLIPPERS, 104 TO 89, IN GAME #7 OF
THAT SECOND ROUND SERIES; MEANWHILE, MIAMI BEATS BOSTON, 117 TO
114, IN GAME #1 OF THE EASTERN CONFERENCE FINALS……


DURING TESTIMONY BEFORE A SENATE SUB-COMMITTEE
YESTERDAY……..WISCONSIN CHANCELLOR REBECCA BLANK CONFIRMS THAT
AN INABILITY TO ADEQUATELY TEST FOR THE CORONA VIRUS AND
CONCERNS OVER HEART ISSUES RELATED TO THE VIRUS WERE THE
REASONS THAT BIG TEN OFFICIALS POSTPONED THE COLLEGE FOOTBALL
SEASON LAST MONTH. BLANK WENT ON TO SAY THAT UNTIL THE
CONFERENCE HAS SATISFACTORY ‘ANSWERS’ ON THOSE ISSUES……
CONFERENCE OFFICIALS WON’T AGREE TO CHANGE THEIR DECISION ABOUT
PLAYING IN THE FALL….


THERE’S SOME NEWS FROM COLLEGE BASKETBALL THIS MORNING……..AS -
ACCORDING TO CBS SPORTS’ JON ROTHSTEIN - EIGHT EARLY-SEASON
TOURNAMENTS WILL BE PLAYED INSIDE OF A ‘BUBBLE’ IN ORLANDO - AND
TWO OF THOSE EVENTS WILL INVOLVE MICHIGAN STATE. THE SPARTANS
WILL PLAY IN THE CHAMPIONS CLASSIC AND IN THE ORLANDO
INVITIATIONAL…….BOTH OF WHICH WILL REPORTEDLY TAKE PLACE IN
EITHER LATE NOVEMBER OR IN EARLY DECEMBER…….




   

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