Friday State Sports Summary
Fri, 21 May 2021 05:52:16 EDT


THE TIGERS WILL LOOK TO EXTEND THEIR CURRENT WINNING STREAK TO
4……..AS THEY TAKE ON THE ROYALS IN TONIGHT’S OPENER OF A
WEEEKEND SERIES IN KANSAS CITY. JOSE URENA (OH-RAIN-YAH) GETS THE
START IN GAME #1 FOR THE TIGERS; THE ROYALS WILL GO WITH LEFTHANDER MIKE MINOR.
FIRST PITCH IS AT 8:10………


AT A PRESS CONFERENCE HELD YESTERDAY IN LANSING, GOVERNOR
WHITMER CONFIRMS THAT SHE’S LIFTING ALL OUTDOOR STADIUM CAPACITY
RESTRICTIONS ON JUNE 1st………AND LIFTING CAPACITY RESTRICTIONS FOR
INDOOR STADIUMS ON JULY 1st. THOSE RESTRICTIONS HAD BEEN IN PLACE
SINCE THE START OF THE COVID-19 PANDEMIC 15 MONTHS AGO……


COREY CONNORS OWNS A TWO-SHOT LEAD ON THE FIELD…..AS SECOND
ROUND PLAY BEGINS LATER TODAY AT THE PGA CHAMPIONSHIP IN SOUTH
CAROLINA. CONNORS WOULD TAKE THE LEAD, AFTER CARDING A 5-UNDER
PAR 67 IN YESTERDAY’S FIRST ROUND……


MEANWHILE, ONLY ONE MICHIGAN GOLFER LOOKS LIKE HE’LL MAKE THE CUT
THIS WEEKEND - IT’S GRAND RAPIDS NATIVE BEN COOK, WHO CURRENTLY
SITS AT EVEN PAR, 5 SHOTS OFF THE LEAD.....


IN THE STANLEY CUP PLAYOFFS LAST NIGHT: VEGAS BEATS MINNESOTA, 5
TO 2; MONTREAL STUNS TORONTO, 2 TO 1; PITTSBURGH DEFEATS THE NEW
YORK ISLANDERS, 5 TO 4; FLORIDA NEEDED OVERTIME TO BEAT TAMPA BAY,
6 TO 5…….


WASHINGTON EARNS THE EIGHTH AND FINAL PLAYOFF SPOT IN THE EAST……
AS THE WIZARDS CRUSHED THE INDIANA PACERS, 142 TO 115, IN LAST
NIGHT’S SECOND ROUND OF THE NBA’S PLAY-IN TOURNAMENT…….


PISTONS’ FORWARD JERAMI GRANT WAS NAMED LAST NIGHT AS ONE OF
THREE FINALISTS FOR THE NBA'S MOST IMPROVED PLAYER AWARD. ALSO
CHOSEN AS A FINALIST: DENVER’S MICHAEL PORTER, JR. AND THE KNICKS’
JULIUS RANDLE…





   

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