Sports: Packers One Win Away from a Superbowl
The Green Bay Packers play in Atlanta Sunday for the NFC championship. The Pittsburgh Steelers play Sunday at New England. The University of Michigan, Michigan State University, Central Michigan and other state schools will be represented by 10 players still in the hunt for a chance to play in the big game. Tom Brady, Le’Veon Bell and Antonio Brown are the best known. Can you name the other seven? Check our story HERE.
Men’s College Basketball
Michigan hosts Illinois on Saturday at 2:15.
Western Michigan is at Buffalo at 2:30 Saturday.
Michigan State plays at Indiana on Saturday. Broadcast time is 3pm on WBCK.
Michigan lost to, #3 Maryland 83-70. Katelynn Flaherty led Michigan (15-5, 4-2) with 30 points in 36 minutes. She moved into third place on the school career list with 1,666. Maryland is 18-1 and 6-0 in the Big Ten.
WMU plays at Akron on Saturday.
High School Boys Basketball
Springport 41, Athens 36.
St. Philip 76, Jackson Christian 42
Hillsdale Academy 39, Tekonsha 16.
Rudolf Steiner 52, Marshall Academy 10.
Boys Basketball Tonight
Marshall at Harper Creek…on WBCK
Lakeview at Gull Lake
Pennfield at Jackson Lumen Christi
Jackson Christian at St. Philip
Burr Oak at Climax-Scotts
Athens is at Springport.
Colon at Bellevue
Bronson at Cassopolis
Galesburg-Augusta at Lawton
Schoolcraft at Delton-Kellogg
Olivet at Lansing Christian
Stockbridge at Maple Valley
The Red Wings play at Buffalo tonight.
The Pistons host Washington on Saturday night.
Raiders to Move
The potential move of the Oakland Raiders to Las Vegas has started. The NFL and the Clark County Commission Chairman have confirmed that owner Mark Davis has filed the paperwork for a move to the gambling mecca. Any relocation to Las Vegas must be approved by three-fourths of NFL team owners.
The NBA starting lineups for the upcoming All-Star game will include two members of both the Cleveland Cavaliers and Golden State Warriors. Cavaliers stars LeBron James and Kyrie Irving were selected to the Eastern Conference starting lineup and will be joined by Milwaukee's Giannis Antetokounmpo, Jimmy Butler of Chicago and DeMar DeRozan of Toronto. Stephen Curry and Kevin Durant head up a Western Conference starting quintet that includes Houston's James Harden, Anthony Davis of New Orleans and Kawhi Leonard of San Antonio.