Wednesday State Sports Summary
Wed, 14 Oct 2020 06:22:19 EDT


THE TAMPA BAY RAYS ARE NOW JUST ONE WIN AWAY FROM A BERTH IN THE
WORLD SERIES……..AFTER BEATING THE HOUSTON ASTROS, 5 TO 2, IN LAST
NIGHT’S GAME #3 OF THE AMERICAN LEAGUE CHAMPIONSHIP SERIES. WITH
THAT VICTORY, THE RAYS NOW LEAD THAT SERIES, THREE GAMES TO
NONE……..


IN THE NATIONAL LEAGUE CHAMPIONSHIP SERIES LAST NIGHT, THE ATLANTA
BRAVES DOWNED THE LOS ANGELES DODGERS, 8 TO 7, TO GRAB A TWO
GAMES TO NONE LEAD IN THAT BEST-OF-SEVEN SERIES……..


THE TENNESSEE TITANS IMPROVE TO 4 AND 0 ON THE SEASON……AS THEY
HAMMER THE BUFFALO BILLS LAST NIGHT, 42 TO 16. HUGE NIGHT FOR
TITANS’ QUARTERBACK RYAN TANNEHILL….WHO THREW THREE
TOUCHDOWN PASSES AND RAN FOR ANOTHER……


MEANWHILE , TODAY WILL BE A PRACTICE DAY FOR THE LIONS……..AS THE
GAMEPLANNING CONTINUES TOWARDS SUNDAY’S ROAD GAME IN
JACKSONVILLE AGAINST THE JAGUARS…..WHICH WILL BE THE FIRST
CONTEST THIS SEASON FOR THE LIONS WERE THERE WILL ACTUALLY BE
FANS IN THE STANDS. JUST UNDER 17,000 FANS WERE IN ATTENDANCE FOR
THE JAGUARS’ LAST HOME GAME, WHICH TOOK PLACE BACK ON SEPTEMBER
24th……..


NFL OFFICIALS ARE REPORTEDLY LOOKING AT A PLAN TO ESTABLISH A
‘BUBBLE’ FOR THE UPCOMING PLAYOFFS IN TWO CITIES. UNDER THAT
PROPOSAL, THE WILD CARD ROUND WOULD BE PLAYED AS NORMAL, BUT
THE DIVISIONAL AND CONFERENCE CHAMPIONSHIP ROUNDS WOULD BE
PLAYED IN ‘BUBBLE CITIES’. LOS ANGELES AND DALLAS ARE CONSIDERED
THE EARLY FRONT-RUNNERS TO HOST THOSE POST-SEASON GAMES……..


THE NEW YORK JETS MADE IT OFFICIAL LAST NIGHT….AS THEY RELEASE
VETERAN RUNNING BACK LeVEON BELL. THE MOVE ISN’T UNEXPECTED,
SINCE BELL - THE FORMER MICHIGAN STATE SPARTAN - WAS OPENLY
CRITICAL OF HIS ROLE WITH THE JETS UNDER EMBATTLED HEAD COACH
ADAM GASE (GAYSE)…..


DUSTIN JOHNSON - THE #1 RANKED GOLFER IN THE WORLD - ANNOUNCES IN
A RELEASE LAST NIGHT THAT HE HAS COVID-19 AND WON’T BE ABLE TO PLAY
IN THIS WEEK’S EVENT IN LAS VEGAS……


OFFICIALS AT FLORIDA CONFIRM YESTERDAY THAT THEY’VE SUSPENDED ALL
FOOTBALL-RELATED ACTIVITIES, AFTER FIVE MORE PLAYERS TESTED
POSITIVE FOR COVID-19 THIS WEEK. THAT MOVE IS EXPECTED TO LEAD TO
THE POSTPONEMENT OF THE GATORS’ UPCOMING GAME ON SATURDAY
AGAINST LSU……


   

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