Sports: Twins beat Tigers 8-1
The Minnesota Twins beat the Detroit Tigers 8-1 on Tuesday night. Matt Boyd didn’t make it out of the 4th inning, giving up 7 runs on 8 hits. It was Boyd’s worst outing since June. Kyle Gibson (6-9) dominated, allowing one run and five hits in eight innings. The Tigers ‘only run came in the first inning on a Miguel Cabrera single. Detroit is now two games behind Baltimore and Toronto in the wild card race and they fail to gain first place Cleveland. They still trail by 6 in the Central Division. The Tigers have 11 games with the first place Tribe, starting this weekend. Game three of the 4 game set with the Twins is tonight. Anibal Sanchez starts for the Tigers. Broadcast time is 6:45 on WBCK. Thursday is a day game in Detroit. Mike Pelfrey comes off the disabled list to start against his former team.
KCC lost to KVCC in 5. Kellogg fell behind, losing the first two, but battled back before dropping the final set. With the loss, KCC drops to 1-9 and 1-4 in the conference. They are back home Thursday to play Glen Oaks CC at 6:30.
High School Football Rankings
The first AP Poll is out for High School Football and Climax-Scotts is ranked #3 in the state in Division 8. St. Philip is ranked #4 in the 8-man division.
Vin Scully Won’t Do Playoffs
Dodger’s fans can forget about hearing Vin Scully during the playoffs. The 88-year-old announcer tells the Los Angeles Times his Hall of Fame career will end Oct. 2 in San Francisco. Scully had already said this will be his final season in the booth after 67 years, but until Tuesday had not announced whether he planned to call any potential postseason games on radio. His final broadcast will be Oct. 2 at San Francisco. He will also be behind the microphone for the Dodgers' home finale Sept. 25.
Confidential medical data of gold medal-winning gymnast Simone Biles, seven-time Grand Slam champion Venus Williams and several prominent U.S. Olympians was hacked from a World Anti-Doping Agency database and posted online Tuesday. WADA (WAH'-dah) said the hackers were a "Russian cyber espionage group" called Fancy Bears. A spokesman for Russian President Vladimir Putin rejected WADA's statement blaming Russian hackers as unfounded.
Russian Medals Revoked
The International Olympic Committee has stripped two Russians of their medals from the 2008 Beijing Olympics following doping retests. The IOC says four Russians have been disqualified from those Summer Games, including a silver medal-winning javelin thrower and a sprinter who helped the country win bronze in the 4x400-meter relay team. The IOC says all four cases involve the steroid turinabol.
Gymnastics Doctor Accused of Sexual Abuse
Dr. Larry Nassar, who's been accused of sexual abuse by two gymnasts -- including a former U.S. Olympian -- was investigated by Michigan State authorities in 2014 over another misconduct allegation. A school spokesman says the school found no policy violations and local prosecutors opted not to file charges. Nassar denies the abuse allegations.
No. 4 Michigan hosts Colorado. Saturday’s broadcast time is 2:30pm on 104.9 The Edge.
The WMU Broncos try to stay undefeated this Saturday as they hit the road to play Illinois. Even though the 1-1 Illini are a Big Ten team, with home field advantage, the Broncos are favored to win the game.
Michigan State plays at Notre Dame at 7pm on Saturday night. Notre Dame coach Brian Kelly likes that his young team already has faced a big challenge playing at Texas in the opener two weeks ago as it prepares to host No. 12 Michigan State on Saturday. He says playing in front of 102,000 people is something most of his younger players hadn't experienced before the game against the Longhorns. The 18th-ranked Irish (1-1) lost to the Longhorns 50-47 in double overtime while Michigan State (1-0) hasn't played since beating FCS Furman 28-13 on Sept. 2. Fans of both teams are eager to see how good each is. The traditional rivals haven't played since a 17-13 victory Irish in 2013 — the lone loss cost the Spartans a spot in the Bowl Championship Series title game. Hear the game right after the Tigers game on WBCK.
The Lions will have a chance to build on their win over Indianapolis when they play their home opener Sunday against a Tennessee team that won only three games a season ago and lost to Minnesota on Sunday. Hear the game this week at 12 noon on 104-9 the Edge.
High School Football
WBCK will have two radio games this week. Friday: Pennfield at Marshall, Saturday: St. Phillip at Burr Oak.