Thursday State Sports Summary
Thu, 22 Oct 2020 06:00:38 EDT


THE TAMPA BAY RAYS TIE UP THE WORLD SERIES AT A GAME
APIECE…….COURTESY OF A 6 TO 4 WIN OVER THE LOS ANGELES DODGERS
IN LAST NIGHT’S GAME #2 OF THAT BEST-OF-SEVEN SERIES. SECOND
BASEMAN BRANDON LOWE - WHO WAS HITTING JUST .107 IN THE POSTSEASON - SLAMMED A PAIR OF HOME RUNS, INCLUDING A TWO-RUN SHOT IN THE FIFTH INNING THAT TURNED OUT TO BE THE GAME-WINNER FOR
TAMPA………


GAME #3 OF THE FALL CLASSIC WILL TAKE PLACE TOMORROW NIGHT IN
ARLINGTON, TEXAS....


TODAY IS ANOTHER DAY OF GAMEPLANNING FOR THE LIONS……….AS THE
WORK CONTINUES FOR SUNDAY’S GAME IN ATLANTA AGAINST THE
FALCONS……..


WEEK #7 OF THE NFL SEASON BEGINS TONIGHT IN PHILADELPHIA, AS THE
EAGLES WILL TAKE ON THE NEW YORK GIANTS ON ‘THURSDAY NIGHT
FOOTBALL’. KICK-OFF IS AT 8:20......


GREEN BAY PACKERS’ C.E.O. MARK MURPHY RECENTLY TOLD REPORTERS
THAT THE NFL COULD MOVE SUPER BOWL 55 FROM FEBRUARY 7th BACK INTO
MARCH…..IF THE CORONA VIRUS PANDEMIC FORCES THE LEAGUE TO ADD
WEEKS TO IT’S REGULAR SEASON OR POST-SEASON SCHEDULES. MURPHY
ALSO CONFIRMED THAT THE NFL IS LOOKING INTO THE POSSIBILITY OF
CREATING ‘BUBBLES’ FOR THE PLAYOFFS, BEGINNING WITH THE DIVISIONAL
ROUND…….


STAN VAN GUNDY IS BACK IN THE NBA. THE FORMER PISTONS HEAD COACH
WAS OFFICIALLY HIRED LAST NIGHT AS THE NEW HEAD COACH OF THE NEW
ORLEANS PELICANS………


MICHIGAN NATIVE ERIK JONES WAS HIRED YESTERDAY TO DRIVE NEXT
SEASON IN NASCAR FOR THE RICHARD PETTY MOTORSPORTS
TEAM…..WHERE HE’LL PILOT THE ICONIC #43 CAR THAT WAS DRIVEN BY THE
HALL OF FAMER PETTY FOR 35 YEARS, FROM 1958 UNTIL 1992......




   

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