Wednesday State Sports Summary
Wed, 19 May 2021 06:10:01 EDT


SPENCER TURNBULL THROWS THE FIFTH OFFICIAL NO-HITTER OF THE YEAR
IN MAJOR LEAGUE BASEBALL……..AS HE LEADS THE TIGERS TO A 5 -
NOTHING WIN LAST NIGHT OVER THE SEATTLE MARINERS. THE VETERAN
RIGHT-HANDER STRUCK OUT A SEASON-HIGH 9 BATTERS, WHILE THROWING
117 PITCHES IN THAT NO-HIT EFFORT - ALSO A SEASON-HIGH……


IN A RELEASE ISSUED LAST NIGHT, RED WINGS’ G.M. STEVE YZERMAN
CONFIRMS THAT JEFF BLASHILL WILL RETURN AS THE TEAM’S HEAD COACH
NEXT SEASON.. THE 47-YEAR OLD BLASHILL HAS WON 172 GAMES DURING
HIS SIX YEAR RUN AS THE WINGS' HEAD COACH……….


ON THE ICE IN THE STANLEY CUP PLAYOFFS LAST NIGHT: VEGAS DOWNS
MINNESOTA, 3 TO 1; PITTSBURGH DEFEATS THE NEW YORK ISLANDERS, 2 TO
1; TAMPA BAY KNOCKS OFF FLORIDA, 3 TO 1…


OVER IN THE NBA’S PLAY-IN TOURNAMENT LAST NIGHT: BOSTON BEATS
WASHINGTON, 118 TO 100; INDIANA CRUSHES CHARLOTTE, 144 TO 117…….


MICHIGAN WILL OPEN THE 2021 COLLEGE FOOTBALL SEASON IN THE PRIMETIME SPOTLIGHT………


AS THE WOLVERINES SEASON-OPENER AGAINST WASHINGTON WILL KICK-OFF FROM ‘THE BIG HOUSE’ AT 7:30 P.M. ON
SEPTEMBER 11th……..


LINEBACKER DEVIN HIGHTOWER CONFIRMS LAST NIGHT THAT HE’S LEAVING
MICHIGAN STATE AND ENTERING HIS NAME INTO THE NCAA’S TRANSFER
PORTAL. HIGHTOWER NOW BECOMES THE 27th PLAYER SINCE LAST SEASON
TO TRANSFER FROM THE SPARTANS………..


ONE ITEM OF NOTE FROM THE NFL THIS MORNING: FORMER MICHIGAN STATE
STANDOUT BRIAN HOYER IS HEADED BACK TO NEW ENGLAND, AFTER HE
SIGNED A ONE-YEAR CONTRACT WITH THE PATRIOTS YESTERDAY…



   

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