Sports: Lions Pummeled
The Lions lose to the Chiefs 45-10 in London to fall to 1-and-7. Detroit surrendered 206 yards and four touchdowns on the ground and Matthew Stafford was intercepted twice and sacked six times under new offensive coordinator Jim Bob Cooter. The Lions now get some time off to recover from their overseas trip. The team will have a bye this weekend, with no game on Sunday. The Lions return to action November 15th for a game against the division-rival Packers in Green Bay. After that, Detroit will play three consecutive games at Ford Field against the Raiders, Eagles and Packers.
Denver Broncos 29, Green Bay Packers 10 in a battle of undefeated teams. The Patriots, Bengals, and Broncos are 7-0.
Monday Night Football
Tonight, the Carolina Panthers try to stay unbeaten as they host Indianapolis on "Monday Night Football".
Jeff Gordon has earned a chance to race for a fifth career title in his final season before retirement after gaining an automatic berth in NASCAR's championship race with a victory at Martinsville Speedway. Gordon's shot at claiming the Sprint Cup came in large part because of Matt Kenseth, who intentionally wrecked race leader Joey Logano with 47 laps remaining in apparent retaliation for an incident that occurred three races earlier.
Gordon, whose most recent championship came in 2001, won for the first time in 39 races.
The Kansas City Royals are World Series champions for the first time in 30 years. The Royals won it 7-2. Christian Colon's go-ahead RBI single in the top of the 12th.
Lorenzo Cain laced a three-run double in the 12th for Kansas City, which scored twice in the ninth inning to tie the game. The Royals captured their first World Series title since 1985. Royals catcher Salvador Perez is the Most Valuable Player of the World Series. Perez hit .364 with three runs and an RBI in Kansas City's five-game win over the New York Mets.
The Red Wings are back home tomorrow night as they host the Lightning at Joe Louis Arena. Detroit split a home-and-home with the Senators over the weekend.
The Pistons close out a three-game home stand tomorrow against the Pacers. Detroit is off to a 3-and-0 start to the season following Friday's 98-94 overtime win against the Bulls. Marcus Morris had 26 points in the win. After tomorrow, the Pistons embark on a six-game western road trip that begins Friday in Phoenix and ends in LA.
High School Football
Vicksburg travels to play undefeated Coldwater this week. St. Philip stays undefeated with a win over Portland St. Patrick. St. Philip hosts Lawrence this week. Climax-Scotts beat Mendon, ending a 30 game losing streak to the Hornets. They’ll host Pittsford this week. Homer will host Dansville this week. The football season ended for Lakeview, Marshall, Springport, Mendon, Olivet, Colon and Delton-Kellogg.
Michigan dropped a spot to 16th in the College Football poll after their dramatic win at Minnesota on Saturday night. The Wolverines will host Rutgers this Saturday.
#6 Michigan State had a bye this week and will be back on the field Saturday at Nebraska.