Sports – Monday, October 27th, 2014

The Packers stalled in the
Red Zone and got a 2nd half flat tire in a 44-23 loss in New Orleans
on Sunday Night Football.  Green Bay’s offense was
rolling early, but had 3 drives stall in the red zone, as they settled for a
16-16 tie at the break.  In the 2nd
half Aaron Rodgers tweaked a hamstring and the Packers defensive went south as
the Saints win going away outscoring the Packers 28-7 in the final two
quarters.  Saints QB Drew Brees picked
apart the Packer defense for 311 yards and 3 TDs.  Mark Ingram ran over the Packers for 172
yards.  Aaron Rodgers the for 418 yards
and 1 TD.  He had two interceptions off
of tipped passes.  Eddie Lacy caught 8
passes for 123 yards and rushed for 59. 
Randall Cobb caught five balls for 126 yards and a TD.  After the game Rodgers says his hamstring
will be OK.  TJ Lang left the game early
with an ankle injury and did not return.  The Packers head to the bye at 5-3. Talk Packers
football tonight from 6pm to 7pm during In the Huddle with Packers David
Bakhtiari and TJ Lang.


The NFL week wraps up
tonight with Monday Night Football as the Cowboys host the Redskins.  Coverage begins at 7pm on News-Talk 1450


, Florida
State, Alabama, and Auburn are the top 4 teams in both college
football polls this week.  The Badgers
are 26th in the Coaches Poll and 28th in the AP
Poll.  Wisconsin
travels to Rutgers on Saturday.  You’ll hear it on KFIZ.


Madison Bumgarner threw a
complete game 4-hitter as the Giants took Game 5 of the World Series 5-0 over
the Kansas City Royals.  San
takes a 3-2 series lead heading into Game 6 on Tuesday
night in Kansas City.


St. Louis Cardinals outfielder
Oscar Tavares was killed in a car accident in the Dominican Republic on Sunday.  The 22-year-old hit .239 with 3 homers and 22
RBI in 80 games last season.  His
18-year-old girlfriend also died in the crash.


Dale Earnhardt, Junior won
the NASCAR Sprint Cup race at Martinsville
on Sunday.  Jeff Gordon leads Ryan Newman
by just 3 points in the Chase playoff standings.  Joey Lagano is 4 points back and Matt Kenseth
5 points behind the leader.


Fond du
, St. Mary’s Springs and
Winnebago Lutheran all advanced to the 2nd round of the WIAA
football playoffs   In Division One, Fond du Lac travels to
Big 8 champion Middleton on Friday night.  
You’ll hear that game on KFIZ.  In
Division Five, WLA will head to #1 seed Racine St. Catherine’s for a 7pm
kickoff.  In Division Six, St. Mary’s Springs hosts Algoma.  You’ll hear that one on K107.1 presented by
BCI Burke Company.


The WLA boys soccer team
fell one game short of the WIAA State Tournament, falling to Sturgeon Bay
on penalty kicks 5-4.  The game ended up
tied 1-1.