Sports : Thursday, 9/7/17
Men’s College Soccer:
Marian 2, Beloit 0
Women’s College Soccer:
Ripon 2, Marian 1 (2OT)
Women’s College Volleyball:
Lawrence 3, Marian 1 (25-16, 24-26, 25-16, 25-14)
Major League Baseball:
Cincinnati 7, Milwaukee 1
–Neil Walker’s solo home run in the first inning was the only run Milwaukee could push across as the Reds completed the three-game sweep of the Brewers on Wednesday in Cincinnati. The Reds totaled 10 hits in the game, and starter Luis Castillo totaled 10 strikeouts of Brewers batters in the win. Matt Garza took the loss, allowing five runs on six hits in just 2 and ⅔ innings. Milwaukee now finds themselves in third place in the NL Central, a half-game behind St. Louis and four and a half back of the Cubs in first place. The Brewers are off tonight and open a series at division-leading Chicago on Friday.
Chicago Cubs 1, Pittsburgh 0
St. Louis 3, San Diego 1
Cleveland 5, Chicago White Sox 1
Minnesota 10, Tampa Bay 6
Kansas City 13. Detroit 2
NFL: Former Packers wide receiver James Jones announced his retirement from the NFL Wednesday. Jones was a third round pick out of San Jose State in the 2007 draft by the Packers and spent nine seasons in the NFL, eight of those in Green Bay. For the Packers, Jones had 360 career receptions for 5,195 yards and 45 touchdowns. He had career-highs in receiving yards and yards per catch in 2015 after re-signing with Green Bay following a short stint in Minnesota. Jones was a member of the Packers’ Super Bowl 45 Championship team.
College Football: The Badgers say their game on Saturday at 11am against Florida Atlantic at Camp Randall Stadium will go on as scheduled. A number of games featuring teams from Florida have been moved or cancelled because of the expected landfall of Hurricane Irma this weekend. The Owls are expected to arrive in Madison on Friday, and the Badgers say they are prepared to assist F-A-U if their return home is impacted, including paying for extra hotel stays, use of training facilities and meals.
Sports on the air tonight, hear from Coach Chryst about this week’s matchup against Florida Atlantic on the Paul Chryst show at 6pm. That is followed by Thursday Night Football, as New England hosts Kansas City. Coverage begins at 7pm.