Thursday State Sports Summary
Thu, 24 Sep 2020 07:39:50 EDT


THE TIGERS WERE OFFICIALLY ELIMINATED FROM THE AMERICAN LEAGUE
PLAYOFF RACE LAST NIGHT………AFTER LOSING TO THE MINNESOTA TWINS,
7 TO 6……WHILE THE TORONTO BLUE JAYS DEFEATED THE NEW YORK
YANKEES, 14 TO 1. IN HIS FINAL START OF THE SEASON, CASEY MIZE TOOK
THE LOSS, AFTER ALLOWING SIX RUNS IN FOUR-AND-TWO THIRD INNINGS OF
WORK……..


THERE WAS GOOD NEWS ON THE INJURY FRONT FOR THE LIONS
YESTERDAY…….AS WIDE RECEIVER KENNY GOLLADAY WAS ABLE TO
RETURN TO PRACTICE. IT’S EXPECTED THAT GOLLADAY - WHO MISSED THE
FIRST TWO GAMES OF THE SEASON WITH AN INJURED HAMSTRING - WILL BE
ABLE TO PLAY IN SUNDAY’S GAME AGAINST THE ARIZONA CARDINALS……


WEEK #3 OF THE NFL SEASON BEGINS TONIGHT IN JACKSONVILLE, AS THE
JAGUARS TAKE ON THE DOLPHINS ON ‘THURSDAY NIGHT FOOTBALL’. KICKOFF IN THAT GAME IS AT 8:20……..


THE TAMPA BAY LIGHTNING TAKE A TWO GAMES TO ONE LEAD IN THE
STANLEY CUP FINALS………AFTER THEY DEFEATED THE DALLAS STARS, 5 TO
2, IN LAST NIGHT’S GAME #3 OF THAT BEST-OF-SEVEN SERIES………


OVER IN THE NBA PLAYOFFS, THE MIAMI HEAT - BEHIND A CAREER-HIGH 37
POINTS FROM TYLER HERRO - KNOCKED OFF THE BOSTON CELTICS, 112 TO
109, TO TAKE A THREE GAMES TO ONE LEAD IN THE EASTERN CONFERENCE
FINALS……..


OFFICIALS WITH THE MID-AMERICAN CONFERENCE WILL REPORTEDLY VOTE
TOMORROW ON A PROPOSAL THAT WOULD SEE THEM START THE 2020
COLLEGE FOOTBALL SEASON THE WEEKEND OF OCTOBER 24th. ONE
POSSIBLE ROADBLOCK TO THIS HAPPENING WOULD BE MONEY………AS
CONFERENCE OFFICIALS ARE REPORTEDLY CONCERNED ABOUT THE COST
OF TESTING PLAYERS DAILY…..AND HOW TO RAISE THE MONEY TO ALLOW
THAT TESTING TO HAPPEN………




   

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