Tuesday State Sports Summary
Tue, 13 Oct 2020 07:41:44 EDT


THE BYE WEEK OFFICIALLY ENDED FOR THE LIONS YESTERDAY……..AS THE
PLAYERS AND COACHES BEGAN THE TASK OF GAMEPLANNING FOR
SUNDAY’S CONTEST AGAINST IN JACKSONVILLE AGAINST THE 1 AND 4
JAGUARS. ODDSMAKERS HAVE DETROIT LISTED AS A THREE-POINT
FAVORITE ON SUNDAY……..JUST THE SECOND TIME THIS SEASON THAT
DETROIT HAS BEEN CONSIDERED THE 'FAVORITE' IN A GAME......


WILL LUTZ’S 38-YARD FIELD GOAL IN OVERTIME WOULD GIVE THE NEW
ORLEANS SAINTS A 30 TO 27 WIN OVER THE LOS ANGELES CHARGERS, LAST
NIGHT, ON ‘MONDAY NIGHT FOOTBALL’……….


WEEK #5 OF THE NFL SEASON COMES TO A CLOSE TONIGHT, WHEN THE
BUFFALO BILLS TAKE ON THE TENNESSEE TITANS IN A CONTEST THAT WAS
DELAYED UNTIL TONIGHT BECAUSE OF A RECENT CORONA VIRUS OUTBREAK
AMONG MEMBERS OF THE TITANS' ORGANIZATION. KICK-OFF WILL TAKE
PLACE AT 7..........


IN THE MAJOR LEAGUE BASEBALL PLAYOFFS YESTERDAY: TAMPA BAY
DEFEATS HOUSTON, 4 TO 2, TO TAKE A TWO GAMES TO NONE LEAD IN THE
AMERICAN LEAGUE CHAMPIONSHIP SERIES; OVER IN THE NLCS, ATLANTA
BEATS THE L.A. DODGERS, 5 TO 1, IN GAME #1 OF THAT BEST-OF-SEVEN
SERIES……..


MEANWHILE, THE TRIBUTES CONTINUE TO POUR IN TODAY FOR HALL OF
FAMER JOE MORGAN, WHO PASSED AWAY YESTERDAY AT THE AGE OF 77.
MORGAN - CONSIDERED BY MANY THE BEST SECOND BASEMAN OF THIS
GENERATION - WON TWO NATIONAL LEAGUE MVP AWARDS DURING HIS
CAREER AND WAS A FIVE-TIME GOLD GLOVE WINNER……..


OFFICIALS WITH THE BIG TEN ANNOUNCED KICK-OFF TIMES FOR THE FIRST
FEW WEEKS OF IT’S 2020 COLLEGE FOOTBALL SEASON YESTERDAY.
MICHIGAN STATE’S OPENER ON THE 24th - AGAINST RUTGERS - WILL START
AT 12 NOON……WHILE MICHIGAN’S OPENER AGAINST MINNESOTA WILL
START AT 7:30. THE BIG TEN ALSO CONFIRMS THAT THE ANNUAL GRUDGE
MATCH BETWEEN THE WOLVERINES AND OHIO STATE WILL KICK-OFF AT
NOON ON DECEMBER 12th………




   

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