Wednesday State Sports Summary
Wed, 06 Dec 2017 05:45:51 EST


THE RED WINGS END A SEVEN-GAME LOSING SKID LAST NIGHT WITH A 5 TO 1
VICTORY OVER THE WINNIPEG JETS DOWN AT LITTLE CAESARS' ARENA.
FOUR DIFFERENT WINGS WOULD SCORE IN THE WIN, INCLUDING GUSTAV
NYQUIST - WHO HAD TWO GOALS........
NEXT UP FOR THE WINGS: THEY'LL PLAY HOST TO THE ST. LOUIS BLUES ON
SATURDAY NIGHT.......

MICHIGAN STATE IMPROVES TO 8 AND 1 ON THE COLLEGE BASKETBALL
SEASON......AS THE 3rd RANKED SPARTANS GRIND OUT A 62 - 52 ROAD WIN
LAST NIGHT OVER RUTGERS. MILES BRIDGES SCORED A GAME-HIGH 21
POINTS TO LEAD STATE TO THE VICTORY.......

OFFICIALS OF THE INTERNATIONAL OLYMPIC COMMITTEE RULE YESTERDAY
THAT RUSSIA WON'T BE ALLOWED TO COMPETE AT NEXT YEAR'S WINTER
GAMES, DUE TO 'SYSTEMATIC MANIPULATION OF THE ANTI-DOPING SYSTEM
AND RULES'. INDIVIDUAL ATHLETES FROM RUSSIA WILL BE ALLOWED TO
COMPETE, IF THEY PASS OLYMPIC COMMITTEE DRUG TESTING
RULES......HOWEVER, THOSE ATHLETES WON'T BE ALLOWED TO USE THE
RUSSIAN FLAG.......

THE PISTONS WILL LOOK TO END A THREE-GAME LOSING SKID......WHEN THEY
TAKE SQUARE OFF AGAINST THE BUCKS, TONIGHT, IN MILWAUKEE. TIP-OFF
IS AT 8......

OFFICIALS OF THE NFL SUSPEND PITTSBURGH STEELERS' WIDE RECEIVER
JUJU SMITH-SCHUSTER ONE GAME FOR HIS HIT ON - AND HIS SUBSEQUENT
TAUNTING OF - BENGALS' LINEBACKER VONTEZE BURFICT DURING MONDAY
NIGHT'S GAME IN CINCINNATI.......

MEANWHILE, STEELERS' LINEBACKER RYAN SHAZIER REMAINS IN A
CINCINNATI-AREA HOSPITAL THIS MORNING......AS DOCTORS CONTINUE TO
MONITOR HIS PROGRESS, AFTER SHAZIER SUSTAINED A 'SPINAL-CORD
CONTUSION' DURING MONDAY NIGHT'S GAME......WHICH BRIEFLY LEFT HIM
WITHOUT FEELING IN HIS LEGS AND LOWER BACK......


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