Sports: Datyuk with OT Goal, Wings Win 3-2
The Red Wings beat the Blues in St. Louis 3-2 in overtime. Detroit built the early led when Joakim Andersson and Tomas Tatar scored a minute apart late in the second period. But Alexander Steen scored with :47 seconds left to send it into O-T. In the extra period, Pavel Datsyuk won it with just seconds to spare. Petr Mrazek stopped 25 shots for the win. The Wings will host Nashville at Joe Louis Arena tomorrow night.
The Pistons play at Indiana tonight. Detroit has won eight of its last ten, while Indiana has lost its last two. The Pistons will be back home to play Philadelphia on Saturday night.
U of M hosts Northwestern Saturday night. Game time is 8:15.
The Michigan State Spartans play Saturday at Maryland. Broadcast time is 3pm on WBCK.
The next home game for MSU is next Wednesday against Penn State and listen next week for your chance to win tickets to the Breslin Center on WBCK.
Tomorrow, Northern Illinois is at Eastern.
Central Michigan is at Akron.
Western Michigan travels to Toledo.
Sunday, it’s the AFC and NFC Championship games, with the winners heading to the Super Bowl. The Packers play the Seahawks in Seattle at 3pm.
The Colts take on the Patriots at 6:30 at New England.
Jones to stay at Ohio State
Despite an amazing three-game starting run to a national championship, quarterback Cardale Jones is returning to Ohio State next season. Jones made his decision public Thursday afternoon. Jones came out of nowhere to lead the Buckeyes to the first-ever College Football Playoff National Championship after J.T. Barrett broke his ankle in the regular-season finale against Michigan.