MLB – Major League Baseball
Detroit Tigers 4, Milwaukee Brewers 1
Philadelphia Phillies 6, Chicago Cubs 5
Los Angeles Angels 3, Chicago White Sox 2
Tigers 4, Brewers 1 – Garneau and Tigers complete 2-game sweep of contending Brewers
Dustin Garneau homed and produced two runs, rookie Matt Manning combined with the bullpen on a hit and the Detroit Tigers beat the Milwaukee Brewers 4-1 to complete a two-game sweep. Milwaukee’s magic number to clinch NL Central remained at five after losing a pair to the Tigers after a five-game winning streak. Garneau hit the green light in the fifth with a sacrifice ball. He made his fourth homerun with two strikeouts in the seventh. Derek Hill, who produced the lone run in Detroit’s 1-0 11-innings win over Milwaukee on Tuesday, provided a triple RBI. Miguel Cabrera added a brace.
Phillies 6, Cubs 5 – The Phillies win a bishop on a ball passed in ninth; best wolf cubs 6-5
Andrew Knapp scored on a ball passed in the ninth inning to bolster the Philadelphia Phillies’ playoff push with a 6-5 victory over the Chicago Cubs. The Phillies bullpen missed him late in the inning. Robinson Chirinos hit a two-run homerun against Jose Alvarado who tied the score at 4 in the eighth. Matt Duffy hit a solo shot against Ian Kennedy in the ninth and tied it at 5. JT Realmuto led the eighth inning with his 15th homer of the season in the final two innings upside down for a club hanging on. to playoff aspirations.
Angels 3, White Sox 2 – The circuits of Marsh against Kopech in 8th, the Angels dominate the White Sox 3-2
Brandon Marsh hit a decisive solo homerun against Michael Kopech in the eighth inning, and the Los Angeles Angels beat the Chicago White Sox 3-2. Marsh drove a fast 101 mph, Kopech full count over the left center wall for his second home run. Mike Mayers pulled the side in the seventh for the win. Steve Cishek came out of a jam in the eighth before Raisel Iglesias finished for his 32nd save. Yoán Moncada scored for Chicago, leader of AL Central, who had won three of four.
Los Angeles Angels vs. Chicago White Sox, 2:10 p.m.
Chicago Cubs vs. Philadelphia Phillies, 6:05 p.m.
Detroit Tigers at Tampa Bay Rays, 7:10 p.m. WSJM-FM 94.9 / 103.7 Cozy-FM 6:50
NFL – National Football League – Week 2
New York Giants vs. Washington Football Team, 8:20 p.m.
NFL – Dalton set to meet former team when Bears host Bengals
Andy Dalton remembers how weird it was to play against the Bengals. The fact that the game was held in Cincinnati made it even more emotional for the veteran quarterback. Dalton faces the Bengals for the second time in as many years when they visit the Chicago Bears on Sunday. And this one seems to be a little less emotional than when he faced them last season as a member of the Dallas Cowboys. The Bears are looking to bounce back from a 34-14 season opener loss to the Rams in Los Angeles. Dalton didn’t do much to quell appeals for prized rookie Justin Fields in that one.
NFL – Fisher keen to get past Achilles injury and play for Colts
Eric Fisher’s life changed almost as soon as he experienced pain in his left foot during the AFC Championship game. He agonized over his inability to play in the Super Bowl. After eight seasons at Kansas City, he was released in March to cut costs and spent the next two months unsure of his future. In May, he finally signed with the Indianapolis Colts. And now, after nearly eight months of rehab, the left double tackle from the Pro Bowl looks set to return. Fisher was the number one choice in central Michigan.
NBA – Bucks hire Lisa Byington as play-by-play TV broadcaster
Lisa Byington is making history as the new Milwaukee Bucks play-by-play TV broadcaster. The Bucks announced the hiring on Wednesday and said Byington was the first woman to work as a full-time television announcer for a major professional men’s sports team. Byington replaces Jim Paschke. Paschke retired after 35 seasons as the team’s main TV broadcaster. Byington became the first female play-by-play broadcaster for the NCAA men’s basketball tournament earlier this year.
NCAAFB – ACC Seeks to Improve Choppy Performance in Power 5 Matches
The Atlantic Coast Conference teams have work to do to support claims that they can play with anyone. In two weeks of the season, they’ve won just two of eight games against teams from other Power Five, or Notre Dame conferences. Three games on Saturday will give the league a chance to start changing the perception that Clemson is the only great team in the league. No. 15 Virginia Tech is playing at West Virginia, Northwestern Visiting Duke, and Michigan State is at No. 24 Miami.
NCAAFB – Jaguars coach Urban Meyer says he has no chance of landing at USC
Jacksonville Jaguars coach Urban Meyer said “there was no way” he would take the vacant position in Southern California. He adds, “I am here and I am committed to trying to build an organization. Meyer’s name was immediately linked to USC after Trojans sacked Clay Helton on Monday. Meyer has been successful at every college stage, building winners in Bowling Green, Utah, Florida, and the state of Ohio. He won two national championships with the Gators and another with the Buckeyes. He resigned after the 2018 season.
Biles: FBI turned a blind eye to reports of gymnast abuse
Olympic gold medalist Simone Biles told Congress that the FBI and gymnastics officials turned a blind eye to the sexual abuse by US gymnastics team doctor Larry Nassar on her and hundreds of people. other women. Biles told the Senate Judiciary Committee on Wednesday that “enough is enough” as she and three other American gymnasts spoke movingly about Nassar’s enduring toll of crimes. The hearing is part of a Congressional effort to hold the FBI accountable after several missteps in investigating the case – including delays that allowed Nassar to abuse additional young gymnasts.
Football – Alex Morgan: New contract must not reduce existing pay
American football star Alex Morgan has said the women’s national team must ensure that players do not lose any of their existing compensations under identical contract offers the American Football Federation has made for the men’s and women’s teams. But she says the team is hoping for a new collective agreement that will address players’ concerns about fair pay. US Soccer said it offered identical contracts to player associations for the men’s and women’s national teams. Morgan is among the players on the women’s team who sued the federation in 2019, claiming they were not paid fairly under their collective agreement compared to what the men’s team receives under their agreement. .
NASCAR – NASCAR Adds Gateway, Sends Homestead To 2022 Playoffs
Homestead-Miami Speedway will return to the playoffs of the NASCAR season in 2022. The series also brings its series of Cups to the Gateway Track outside of St. Louis and will run on Easter Sunday for the first time in more than three decades. Next year’s program also takes one of two races away from Pocono. NASCAR also plans to race the Indianapolis Motor Speedway road course for the second year in a row. It will also ride the dirt of Bristol Motor Speedway in its first Easter Sunday race since 1989.
WADA warns Russia not to interfere in anti-doping work
The World Anti-Doping Agency has warned Russia not to interfere with drug testing in the country and called for a one-year vacancy at the top of the national anti-doping body to be filled. WADA President Witold Banka met Russian Sports Minister Oleg Matytsin in Turkey to discuss the future of the still suspended Russian anti-doping agency. RUSADA has not had a permanent managing director since Yuri Ganus was sacked in August 2020 due to financial irregularities. Ganus has frequently criticized Russian sports authorities in RUSADA.
MILB – Minor League Baseball – Central High-A
West Michigan Whitecaps 7, Lansing Lugnuts 2 – Game 1
Lansing Lugnuts 6, West Michigan Whitecaps 2 – Game 2
Wisconsin Timber Rattlers 4, Great Lakes Dives 2
Quad Cities River Bandits 12, South Bend Cubs 4
West Michigan Whitecaps at Lansing Lugnuts, 7:05 p.m.
Wisconsin Timber Rattlers at Great Lakes Loons, 7:05 p.m.
South Bend Cubs at Quad Cities River Bandits, 7:30 p.m.
NJCAA – Junior Collegiate Athletics
Lake Michigan College 1, Jackson College 0
Jackson College 7, Lake Michigan College 0
Lake Michigan College at Muskegon Community College, 6:30 p.m.
MHSAA – High School Sports
Michigan Lutheran 9, Bridgman 1
Buchanan 4, Berrien Springs 3
Watervliet 4, Coloma 0
Dowagiac 3, Allegan 0
Otsego 3, Niles 0
Edwardsburg 5, Paw Paw 0
Three Rivers 3, Sturgis 2
Plainwell 1, Vicksburg 1 – TIE
Fennville 5, Saugatuck 0
Hartford 6, Bangor 2
Kalamazoo Hackett 1, Kalamazoo Christian 0
Portage Central 5, Kalamazoo Central 0
Delton-Kellogg 4, Schoolcraft 0
Parchment 3, Constantine 1
Mattawan 3, Saint-Joseph 2
Lakeshore 3, Kalamazoo Central 0
Lake Michigan Catholic 3, Countryside 0
Eau Claire 3, Watervliet Grace Christian 0
Buchanan 3, Brandywine 0
Portage North 3, Portage Center 0
Saint-Joseph 6, Gull Lake 2
Mattawan 7, Lakeside 1
Portage Nord at Saint-Joseph, 6:30 p.m.
Battle Creek Lakeview at Lakeshore, 6:30 p.m.
Mattawan at Kalamazoo Central, 6:30 p.m.
Portage Central at Gull Lake, 6:30 p.m.
Kalamazoo Loy Norrix at Battle Creek Central, 6:30 p.m.
Howardsville Christian at Lawrence, 5:00 p.m.
Saugatuck at Bangor, 5:00 p.m.
Hartford at Hillsdale Academy, 5:30 p.m.
Comstock at Schoolcraft, 5:00 p.m.
Muskegon Heights at Benton Harbor, 5:00 p.m.
Coloma at Berrien Springs, 6:00 p.m.
Gobles at Watervliet, 6.30 p.m.
New Buffalo at Howardsville Christian, 6:00 p.m.
Hartford at Bangor, 7:00 p.m.
Centerville at Bloomingdale, 7:00 p.m.
Plainwell at Allegan, 6:00 p.m.
Otsego at Dowagiac, 6:00 p.m.
Vicksburg at Edwardsburg, 6:00 p.m.
Paw Paw at Sturgis, 6:00 p.m.
Mendon at Comstock, 7:00 p.m.
Girls swimming and diving
Saint-Joseph at South Haven, 6:00 p.m.