Tuesday State Sports Summary
Tue, 05 Dec 2017 05:45:57 EST


MICHIGAN LOSES IT'S FIRST BIG 10 GAME OF THE YEAR.......AS THEY FALL ON
THE ROAD LAST NIGHT TO OHIO STATE, 71 TO 62. FORWARD MO WAGNER
HAD 14 POINTS AND 9 REBOUNDS TO LEAD WOLVERINES' OFFENSIVE
ATTACK.......

IT WAS A SIMILAR STORY LAST NIGHT FOR THE PISTONS........WHO LOSE
THEIR THIRD IN A ROW......DROPPING A 96 - 93 DECISION TO THE SAN
ANTONIO SPURS. SEVEN SAN ANTONIO PLAYERS WOULD SCORE IN DOUBLE
FIGURES LAST NIGHT........LED BY FORWARD LaMARCUS ALDRIDGE, WHO HAD
17 POINTS AND 10 REBOUNDS.......

THE RED WINGS WILL LOOK TO END A SEVEN-GAME LOSING SKID.....WITH A
WIN OVER THE WINNIPEG JETS, TONIGHT, AT LITTLE CAESARS' ARENA. FACEOFF
IS AT 7:30......

IT WAS BACK TO WORK FOR LIONS' PLAYERS AND COACHES
YESTERDAY........AS THE GAMEPLANNING CONTINUES TOWARDS SUNDAY'S
CRITICAL GAME IN TAMPA AGAINST A BUCCANEERS' TEAM THAT'S LOST 7 OF
IT'S LAST 9........

THE PITTSBURGH STEELERS IMPROVE TO 10 AND 2 ON THE SEASON.......AS
THEY DEFEAT THE CINCINNATI BENGALS, 23 TO 20, ON 'MONDAY NIGHT
FOOTBALL'. STEELERS' LINEBACKER RYAN SHAZIER REMAINS IN A
CINCINNATI-AREA HOSPITAL THIS MORNING, AFTER HE SUSTAINED A SPINALCORD
CONTUSION - WHICH BRIEFLY LEFT HIM WITHOUT FEELING IN THE
LOWER HALF OF HIS BODY - WHILE TACKLING THE BENGALS' JOSH MALONE
IN THE 1st QUARTER. SHAZIER IS EXPECTED TO BE RELEASED FROM THE
HOSPITAL LATER TODAY......

THE NEW YORK GIANTS BEGIN CLEANING HOUSE ON MONDAY.......AS
OWNERSHIP FIRES HEAD COACH BEN McADOO AND GENERAL MANAGER
JERRY REESE, IN THE WAKE OF THE GIANTS' 2 AND 10 RECORD THIS
SEASON........

LOUISVILLE'S LAMAR JACKSON, OKLAHOMA'S BAKER MAYFIELD, AND
STANFORD'S BRYCE LOVE WERE OFFICIALLY NAMED AS THE FINALISTS FOR
THIS YEAR'S HEISMAN TROPHY, WHICH WILL BE AWARDED ON SATURDAY
NIGHT IN NEW YORK CITY. JACKSON IS LOOKING TO BECOME JUST THE
SECOND PLAYER TO EVER WIN THE HEISMAN IN BACK-TO-BACK
SEASONS.......THE FIRST: OHIO STATE'S ARCHIE GRIFFIN, WHO DID IT IN 1974
AND 1975........


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