Thursday State Sports Summary
Thu, 08 Oct 2020 07:40:50 EDT


THE FINAL DAY OF THE NHL DRAFT WAS A BUSY ONE FOR THE RED WINGS,
WHO ADDED 11 PLAYERS TO THE ORGANIZATION OVER WEDNESDAY’S FINAL
SEVEN ROUNDS. THREE OF THOSE WERE SELECTED IN THE SECOND
ROUND, AS THE WINGS TOOK DEFENSEMAN WILLIAM WALLINDER AND
FORWARDS THEODORE NIDENBACH AND CROSS HANAS….WHO PLAYED LAST
SEASON IN THE WESTERN HOCKEY LEAGUE FOR PORTLAND………


IN THE MAJOR LEAGUE BASEBALL PLAYOFFS YESTERDAY: THE DODGERS
EDGED PAST SAN DIEGO, 6 TO 5; OAKLAND BEATS HOUSTON, 9 TO 7; TAMPA
BAY DRILLS THE YANKEES, 8 TO 4; ATLANTA SHUTS OUT MIAMI, 2 TO
NOTHING……


WEEK #5 OF THE NFL SEASON BEGINS TONIGHT IN CHICAGO………..AS THE
3-1 BEARS WILL TAKE ON THE 3-1 TAMPA BAY BUCCANEERS ON ‘THURSDAY
NIGHT FOOTBALL’. KICK-OFF WILL TAKE PLACE AT 8:20……


MEANWHILE, IN A POST ON SOCIAL MEDIA YESTERDAY…….THE NEW
ENGLAND PATRIOTS’ STEPHON GILMORE CONFIRMS THAT HE DID TEST
POSITIVE FOR COVID-19 AND WILL NEED TO BE QUARANTINED FOR THE NEXT
TWO WEEKS. AS A RESULT, TEAM OFFICIALS CANCELED PRACTICES THAT
WERE SCHEDULED TO BE HELD YESTERDAY AND TODAY……HOWEVER, NFL
OFFICIALS ANNOUNCE THAT NEW ENGLAND’S GAME ON SUNDAY AGAINST
DENVER WILL BE PLAYED AS SCHEDULED……


THE MID-AMERICAN CONFERENCE WILL BEGIN IT’S 2020 COLLEGE FOOTBALL
SEASON ON NOVEMBER 4th - THAT’S ACCORDING TO THE SCHEDULE
RELEASED BY LEAGUE OFFICIALS YESTERDAY. CENTRAL MICHIGAN WILL
OPEN THE SEASON ON THAT DAY BY HOSTING OHIO; WESTERN MICHIGAN
WILL TRAVEL TO AKRON; EASTERN MICHIGAN WILL BE ON THE ROAD TO FACE
KENT STATE……




   

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