MLB – Major League Baseball
Oakland Athletics 3, Chicago White Sox 1
The tigers and the cubs were gone
A’s 3, White Sox 1 – Fans of Manaea 9, A’s beats the White Sox 3-1
Sean Manaea struck out nine strikes in seven dominant innings, and the Oakland Athletics beat the Chicago White Sox 3-1. Manaea allowed one run and five hits in his first win since July 28. The southpaw has gone 0-3 with an 8.00 ERA in his previous six starts. Tony Kemp and Matt Chapman each led a race for Oakland, which has taken two of the series’ three games. José Abreu had two hits and produced a run for the White Sox, who have lost 10 of their last 11 regular season games at the Oakland Coliseum.
San Francisco Giants vs. Chicago Cubs, 2:20 p.m.
Tampa Bay Rays vs. Detroit Tigers, 7:10 p.m. Superhits 103.7 Cozy-FM 6:50
Boston Red Sox vs. Chicago White Sox, 8:10 p.m.
NFL – National Football League – Week 1
Tampa Bay Buccaneers 31, Dallas Cowboys 29
Buccaneers 31, Cowboys 29 – Brady throws for 379 yards, 4 TDs, Bucs beat Cowboys 31-29
Tom Brady threw for 379 yards and four touchdowns, helping defending Super Bowl champion Tampa Bay Buccaneers kick off the NFL season with a 31-29 victory over the Dallas Cowboys on Thursday night. With seats in an NFL stadium filled to capacity for the first time since the start of the coronavirus pandemic, Ryan Succop won it with a 36-yard field goal that Brady set up with a last-minute drive. minute headed to the same field where the Bucs became the first team to play and win a Super Bowl in their stadium seven months ago. Dak Prescott threw for 403 yards and three touchdowns for Dallas.
San Francisco 49ers vs. Detroit Lions, 1:00 p.m. Roche 107 WIRX 12:00
Seattle Seahawks vs. Indianapolis Colts, 1:00 p.m.
Chicago Bears at the Los Angeles Rams, 8:20 p.m.
NFL – Campbell-led Lions welcome 49ers, in a bid to prove people wrong
Dan Campbell takes over a team that isn’t supposed to be winning much this year and runs a franchise that is as much a loss as any in the NFL in decades. The Campbell era in Detroit begins Sunday at home against the San Francisco 49ers. Campbell plans to prove people wrong and so do his players. The Niners won just six games last season as injuries sent some of their best players to the sidelines. Quarterback Jimmy Garoppolo, tight end George Kittle and defensive end Nick Bosa are back after missing much of last year with injuries.
NFL – Veterans QB Stafford and Dalton make debut when Rams host Bears
Two veteran 33-year-old quarterbacks make their debut with new teams Sunday night at SoFi Stadium. And that’s where the similarities end. Matthew Stafford is the future of the Los Angeles Rams, their hopes of playing in a home Super Bowl resting squarely on his shoulders. Andy Dalton might not even be the Chicago Bears giveaway for much longer. Almost six months after the Rams acquired Stafford from the Detroit Lions, he is finally getting to work on realizing his career ambitions. Meanwhile, Dalton will make his debut with sought-after rookie Justin Fields metaphorically blowing his neck.
NFL – Colts look to end opener woes against Seahawks
Indianapolis Colts owner Jim Irsay gave his players a succinct message on the first day of training camp. Win the opening. While it sounds simple, the Colts have lost seven straight Week 1 games – and they started preparing this week not knowing whether new quarterback Carson Wentz would be allowed to play against Seattle. The Seahawks, meanwhile, have won 11 of their last 12 games in the Sunday morning time slot.
NCAAFB – College Football – Week 2
Youngstown State to Michigan State, 12:00 p.m. Superhits 103.7 Cozy-FM 10:30
Toledo at (8) Notre Dame, 2:30 p.m.
Robert Morris at Central Michigan, 3:00 p.m.
State of Illinois at West Michigan, 5:00 p.m.
Eastern Michigan at (18) Wisconsin, 7:00 p.m.
Washington, Michigan, 8:00 p.m. News / Discussions / Sports 94.9 WSJM 7:00
NCAAFB – Irish No.8 Home Online Against Enemy For The First Time Toledo
The Fighting Irish put their 24-game winning streak at Notre-Dame Stadium on Saturday against Toledo, the first-time opponent in the Mid-American Conference. Coach Brian Kelly’s side, who lost a 38-20 second-half lead against the Seminoles, need to consolidate their running game and improve their tackle against the Rockets from coach Jason Candle, who has returned two blocked goals for touchdowns in a 49-10 season-opening victory over Norfolk State.
NCAA – Source AP: Big 12 presidents to vote on adding 4 schools
The Big 12 conference is moving fast to add new schools. Central Florida and Cincinnati trustees have called special meetings for Friday regarding conference membership. These two schools have been identified as potential Big 12 members along with BYU and Houston. The Big 12 lose Texas and Oklahoma to the Southeastern Conference no later than 2025. A person familiar with the Big 12’s expansion plans told The Associated Press that the conference chairs were scheduled to vote on applications for entry into the league at a meeting on Friday.
NCAA Judge Extends Vaccine Mandate Blockage in West Michigan
A federal judge extended his order preventing Western Michigan University from enforcing a COVID-19 vaccine requirement against 16 athletes. U.S. District Judge Paul Maloney on Thursday issued a court ruling granting athletes the right to continue to compete and participate in intercollegiate athletics until he issues a notice and order on the conversion of a temporary injunction in preliminary injunction. Unlike other Michigan universities, Western’s vaccine requirement does not extend to all students and employees, although the unvaccinated must undergo weekly coronavirus testing. Athletes say they have been denied religious exemptions to play without a dose.
Tennis – US Open – Teen dream: Raducanu, 18, Fernandez, 19, in the final of the US Open
British teenager Emma Raducanu became the first qualifier to reach a professional-era Grand Slam final, beating 17th seed Maria Sakkari 6-1, 6-4 at the US Open. Raducanu will face another unranked teenager in Saturday’s final: 19-year-old Canadian Leylah Fernandez. 18-year-old Raducanu is ranked 150th and is competing in her second major tournament. She won all 18 sets she played at Flushing Meadows in three qualifying matches and six in the main draw. Raducanu is the youngest Grand Slam finalist since Maria Sharapova won Wimbledon at age 17 in 2004.
WNBA – National Women’s Basketball Association
Indiana Fever at Minnesota Lynx, 8:00 p.m.
MILB – Minor League Baseball – Central High-A
Western Michigan Whitecaps 10, Great Lakes Diver 5
Lansing Lugnuts 7, Fort Wayne Tin Caps 4
South Bend Cubs 5, Beloit Snappers 2
Great Lakes Dives at West Michigan Whitecaps, 7:05 p.m.
Lansing Lugnuts at Fort Wayne Tin Caps, 7:05 p.m.
South Bend Cubs at Beloit Snappers, 7:35 p.m.
NJCAA – Junior Collegiate Athletics
Grand Rapids Community College 3, Lake Michigan College 1
Lake Michigan College at Schoolcraft College, 1:00 p.m.
Lake Michigan College at Schoolcraft College, 3:00 p.m.
MHSAA – High School Sports
Saint-Joseph 1, Battle Creek Lakeview 0
Gull Lake 4, Lakeside 2
Three Rivers 2, Coloma 0
Otsego 4, South Haven 1
Howardsville Christian 7, New Buffalo 0
Bloomingdale 7, Cassopolis 3
Portage Central 1, Mattawan 0
Kalamazoo Loy Norrix 2, Kalamazoo Central 0
Portage North 8, Battle Creek Central 0
Eau Claire 3, Benton Harbor 1
Michigan Lutheran 3, Campaign 0
Dowagiac 3, Paw Paw 0
Niles 3, Edwardsburg 0
Kalamazoo Christian 3, Coloma 0
Otsego 3, Three Rivers 0
Mattawan 6, Battle Creek Lakeview 2
Football – All matches are at 7:00 a.m. unless otherwise noted
Lakeshore (2-0) at Mattawan (0-2) 97.5 Y-Pays 6:40
Portage Nord (0-2) at Saint-Joseph (2-0) News / Discussions / Sports 94.9 WSJM 6:35
Kalamazoo Central (1-1) at Portage Central (1-1)
Battle Creek Central (1-1) at Lansing Everett (2-0)
River Rouge (1-1) at Battle Creek Lakeview (2-0)
South Haven (1-1) at Benton Harbor (0-2)
Berrien Springs (2-0) at Allegan (1-1), 7:30 p.m.
Buchanan (0-2) at Watervliet (1-1)
Vicksburg (2-0) at Gull Lake (1-1)
Saugatuck (1-1) at Brandywine (2-0)
Comstock (2-0) at Cassopolis (1-1)
Hartford (0-2) at Centerville (1-1)
White pigeon (2-0) at Decatur (1-1)
Edwardsburg (2-0) at Niles (2-0)
Dowagiac (0-2) at Paw Paw (1-1)
Sturgis (0-2) at Plainwell (2-0)
Otsego (0-2) at Trois-Rivières (1-1)
Constantine (2-0) at Delton-Kellogg (1-1)
Coloma (0-2) at Lawton (2-0)
Galesburg-Augusta (0-2) to Parchment (1-1)
Kalamazoo United (0-2) at Schoolcraft (0-2)
SW Michigan 8-Man
Bridgman (2-0) at Concord (1-1)
Wyoming Tri Unity (0-2) at Red Arrow Raiders (1-1) (at River Valley)
Fennville (0-2) at Mendon (2-0)
Martin (2-0) at Gobles (1-1)
Eau Claire (1-1) vs. Laurent (2-0)
Bloomingdale (1-2) 1, Bangor (0-2) 0 Bangor withdraws and cancels season
SW Michigan 8-Man
Marcellus (1-1) at Twin Cities Sharks (0-2) (at the Kohn Sports Complex, Stevensville)