Sports: Jays get a win
The Blue Jays picked up an 11-8 win over the Royals in Game Three in Toronto. Troy Tulowitzki, Josh Donaldson and Ryan Goins each had a home run and three. Kansas City still leads the best-of-seven series two-to-one. Royals ace Johnny Queto gave up 8 runs in 2 innings. Toronto hosts game four with the Royals today at 4. R.A. Dickey takes the mound for Toronto opposite Kansas City's Chris Young.
The New York Mets have a 2-0 lead in the National League Championship Series.
Chicago will host Game Three of the best-of-seven series tonight. Mets ace Jacob deGrom toes the rubber versus Chicago's Kyle Hendricks. The Cubs will also host Game Four and, if necessary, Game Five.
Monday Night Football
The Eagles moved into first place in the NFC East with a 27-7 win over the Giants at Lincoln Financial Field on "Monday Night Football." Philadelphia's defense picked off Eli Manning twice and sacked him three times.
Lions’ rookie running back Zach Zenner's season is over. The undrafted running back out of South Dakota State had multiple cracked ribs and a partially collapsed lung in Sunday’s game with the Bears. The Lions host the Vikings this Sunday.
Tigers starting pitcher Daniel Norris will undergo surgery to remove a cancerous growth on his thyroid. The 22-year-old, picked up by the Tigers in the David Price deal, said he was diagnosed earlier this year while with the Blue Jays. Norris was given the option to have surgery, but after a consultation with another doctor, it was determined he could wait until the end of the season to have the procedure. The Tigers say they were aware of his condition before they made the trade and expect Norris to make a full recovery and be ready for Spring Training.
Tigers pitching coach Jeff Jones is retiring after 38 years in baseball.
The Red Wings continue their four-game Canadian road trip Wednesday against the Oilers in Edmonton. They also play at Calgary and Vancouver on this trip.
The Pistons host the Hornets Wednesday.
Michigan State senior red-shirt freshman defensive back Jalen Watts-Jackson has been honored by the Big Ten as Special Teams Player of the Week. He scored on that 38-yard fumble recovery to beat Michigan and then underwent season-ending surgery after he fractured and dislocated his hip falling into the end zone. MSU defensive end Shilique Calhoun was named Big Ten defensive player of the week. Michigan State hosts Indiana at Spartan Stadium Saturday. Michigan is off this weekend.
Pennfield 3, Olivet 1. Alexa Stephenson has 23 kills.
Marshall Academy 3, Tekonsha 0.
Delton Kellogg 2, Comstock 1 in a District soccer playoff game. Max Dometzky with a goal and an assist for the Panthers.
The Chase for the Sprint Cup Championship continues at Talladega on Sunday. Joey Logano is in first, followed by Denny Hamlin, Kurt Busch, Carl Edwards and Kevin Harvick.
An investment group looking to revive the old USFL is eyeing Grand Rapids as a possible franchise location. The league wants to start playing in the spring of 2017 with a 14-game season, but more money is needed to be raised before teams can be formed and play can begin. Other possible locations include Salt Lake City and Tulsa for the league's eight teams, which would be made up from players cut from the rosters of NFL teams.
The first champions of the 1980s version of the USFL were the Michigan Panthers, who shared the Pontiac Silverdome with the Detroit Lions.