A's Earn Walk-Off Win Over Tigers
(Oakland, CA) -- The Athletics beat the Tigers 1-0 in Game Two of the ALDS. Stephen Vogt singled with the bases loaded in the bottom of the ninth to drive in the winning run as Oakland evened up the best-of-five series at a game apiece. Justin Verlander fanned eleven over seven innings of four-hit ball for Detroit. Al Alburquerque took the loss in relief and Don Kelly managed two of the Tigers' four hits. The series shifts to Detroit for Monday's Game Three.
Adrian Tops Hope College in Their Homecoming Game
Adrian runs past Hope in the Homecoming Game at Ray & Sue Smith Stadium on Saturday, 17-14. The Flying Dutchmen (3-2, 0-1 MIAA) are at Olivet next Saturday afternoon. Coverage on 92.7 The Van and http://927thevan.com/listen-live begins at 12:40 PM.
GVSU Rolls Over Michigan Tech
The 25th-ranked Grand Valley State football team showed its muscle on both sides of the ball Saturday evening in front of more than 13-thousnad fans at Lubbers Stadium, rolling over Michigan Tech by a final score of 49-3.
Chippewas Defeated by NC State
The Chippewas traveled to North Carolina State and lost 48-14 on Saturday. Central Michigan received notification from North Carolina State canceling a contract for three-year football series, buying out the final game which was set to take place 2014 in Mount Pleasant. The buyout paid by North Carolina State to Central Michigan for cancelling the contract is $350,000.
West Michigan Routed by Toledo
Tyler Van Tubbergen went 9-of-19 for 104 yards with one touchdown and one interception in the 47-20 loss. Corey Davis led the Broncos in receiving with five catches and 7 yards. WMU amassed only 87 rushing yards on 40 attempts. The Broncos also committed four turnovers without registering a takeaway in the lopsided setback.
Michigan blasts Minnesota
Fitzgerald Toussaint carried 17 times for 78 yards and a pair of touchdowns to lead No. 19 Michigan to a 42-13 win over Minnesota and claim its sixth straight Little Brown Jug.
Michigan State Tops Iowa
Connor Cook threw for a career-high 277 yards and two touchdowns as Michigan State opened Big Ten play with a 26-14 win over Iowa on Saturday. Michigan State was again led by its standout defense.
Bruins Deal Red Wings First Loss of Regular Season
The Bruins rallied past the Detroit Red Wings, 4-1, on Saturday at TD Garden. Henrik Zetterberg scored the lone Detroit marker, while Jimmy Howard allowed all four goals on 37 shots for the Red Wings, who had won their first two games.
Lions in Green Bay this Afternoon
The high-powered Detroit Lions are at the top of the NFC North and now it's time to find out if the Honolulu Blue and Silver are really contenders or just pretenders. Aaron Rodgers and the well-rested Green Bay Packers will entertain the Lions at Lambeau Field this afternoon. Game coverage begins at noon on 1450 WHTC. At 7:30 P.M., the Texans take on the 49s in Sunday night Football, also on 1450 WHTC.
Bears Home to the Saints This Afernoon
The Bears welcome Drew Brees and the New Orleans Saints to Soldier Field this afternoon. The Bears are coming off a loss to Detroit last week. The Saints have started the season with four straight wins. Game time is at 1 p.m.