Sports: Pistons beat the Celtics by 10.
The Pistons beat the Celtics in Boston, 118-108 on Monday night. Tobias Harris scored 31 points and Andre Drummond had 26 to go with 22 rebounds. Reggie Jackson scored 20 points with seven assists for the Pistons, who have won three of their last four. The Pistons used strong first and fourth quarters to beat the Celtics. It was the Celtics’ first loss in Boston since their home opener. Detroit will host Phoenix on Wednesday night.
The Cleveland Cavaliers rolled to their eighth straight win as LeBron James had 30 points as they pounded the 76ers.
Monday Night Football
The Baltimore Ravens beat the Houston Texans 23-16. The 6-5 Ravens won their second straight. The Texans fall to 4-7.
Duke is the unanimous No. 1 in the AP Top 25 men’s basketball poll. Kansas moved up to No. 2, followed Michigan State, Villanova and Notre Dame.
#3 MSU hosts #5 Notre Dame on Thursday night and Nebraska on Sunday at the Breslin Center.
The Michigan Wolverines play the Tar Heels in North Carolina on Wednesday and host Indiana on Saturday.
The Western Bronco basketball team plays tonight at St. Louis and they’re home Saturday to play Oakland.
The Red Wings are home to play the L-A Kings tonight. The Wings in third place in the Atlantic Division. The Kings are in second in the Pacific Division.
Big 10 Football
Ohio State and Wisconsin square off Saturday in the Big Ten Championship game in Indianapolis. Ohio State Coach Urban Meyer said quarterback J.T Barrett is “probable” to play in the game. Barrett left in the third quarter of the Buckeyes’ 31-20 win at Michigan last weekend.
The Detroit Lions have put safety Tavon Wilson on injured reserve with a shoulder problem. Wilson has started 23 games over the past two seasons. The Lions also announced Monday that they have signed wide receiver Bradley Marquez and safety Rolan Milligan to the active roster from the practice squad, and they have signed wide receiver Jace Billingsley and safety Stefan McClure to the practice squad. Guard Joe Dahl, currently on injured reserve, is returning to practice. The Lions are still in the Wild-Card playoff picture, and have five games left. Sunday, they visit the Atlanta Falcons.
The Tigers have agreed to a one-year contract with left-hander Blaine Hardy, a deal that would pay the 30-year-old reliever $795,000 while in the major leagues and $192,009 while in the minors. Hardy would have become eligible for salary arbitration if offered a contract by the Dec. 1 deadline. Hardy went 1-0 with a 5.94 ERA in 35 games for Detroit in 2017.
The Rangers have signed former Tiger starter Doug Fister to a one-year deal.
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