KFIZ Sports Scoreboard : 10/17/2020
High School Sports:
New Holstein 2, Ozaukee 1
American League Championship Series:
Houston 7, Tampa Bay 4
–Carlos Correa had three hits and the Astros used a four-run fifth inning to take control of Game Six of the ALCS and win their third straight game in the series. Manny Margot homered twice in the loss for the Rays – who have seen their 3-0 series lead evaporate. Game Seven is tonight, with the winner advancing to the World Series.
National League Championship Series:
LA Dodgers 7, Atlanta 3
–Will Smith’s three-run homer in the sixth inning put the Dodgers in front for good as they rallied to win Game Five of the NLCS Friday night. Game Six is this afternoon – with the Braves needing a win to advance to the World Series, and the Dodgers needing a win to force a Game Seven.
>>Packers And Bucs Feature Matchup Within Matchup
(Tampa, FL) — Football fans should enjoy the matchup within the matchup between the Buccaneers and unbeaten Packers Sunday in Tampa. That battle is between two future Hall of Fame quarterbacks in Tom Brady and Aaron Rodgers. Brady in his first year with Tampa has thrown for nearly 14-hundred yards with 12 touchdowns and four interceptions. Rodgers has thrown for 13 touchdowns and no picks. Green Bay has scored at least 30 points in every game. Tampa is 3-2 and in a three-way tie for first in the NFC South. Green Bay is 4-0 and coming off a bye week.
>>WR Davante Adams Says Hamstring Is Healed, He’s Ready To Go
(Tampa, FL) — While quarterback Aaron Rodgers leads the Packers offense against a stingy defense in Florida, he at least will be getting one of his major weapons back. Veteran wide receiver Davante Adams says his hamstring is feeling even better than last week. Adams has missed two games, but he’s been a full participant in practices this week. He had tweeted his disappointment at missing the win over Atlanta, but the tweet was deleted about a half-hour after it first popped up.
>>Big Ten Preseason Football Team Released
(Chicago, ILL) — Wisconsin linebacker Jack Sanborn is the only Badger on the West Division 2020 preseason all-Big Ten football team. A media panel selected the ten-member preseason list, with five representatives each from the East and West Divisions. Three other schools were represented on the West Division preseason list, led by Minnesota with a pair of honorees in wide receiver Rashod Bateman and quarterback Tanner Morgan. They were joined by Northwestern linebacker Paddy Fisher, Purdue wide receiver Rondale Moore Ohio State placed three team members on the East Division list, highlighted by Buckeye guard Wyatt Davis, a returning Consensus All-American. He is joined by his teammates quarterback Justin Fields and cornerback Shaun Wade. Michigan defensive end Kwity Paye and Penn State tight end Pat Freiermuth complete the East Division side.