Sports – Thursday, August 14th, 2014
Cubs 4, Brewers 2
Another ballgame lost at Wrigley but more concerning may be the loss of Brewers starter Kyle Lohse. Lohse leave the game after the third inning with an ankle injury, no timetable has yet been set for his return. All four runs that Chicago scored went to Lohse’s name as the Cubs beat Milwaukee 4-2. Rickie Weeks and Martin Maldonado homered for the Brewers, whose record now sits at 66-55. Milwaukee sits 1 1/2 games ahead of Pittsburgh in the NL Central and 2 games ahead of St. Louis. Other NL Scores from Wednesday:
Detroit 8, Pittsburgh 4
St. Louis 5, Miami 2
Boston 5, Cincinnati 4
NBA Schedule Released
The NBA Schedule was released on Wednesday night, a schedule which features the Milwaukee Bucks heading overseas to take on the New York Knicks from London on January 15th. It will be one of two games in which the Bucks are featured on NBATV, but they have no appearances on ABC, ESPN, ESPN2, or TNT. The Bucks will open the season on October 29th at Charlotte and will open their home schedule on Halloween night against Philadelphia. Other key matchups:
Brooklyn Nets (Jason Kidd’s former team) – Nov 19th at BKN, Feb 9 in MIL, March 20 at BKN, April 12 in MIL
Minnesota Timberwolves (potential Parker vs. Wiggins) – Nov 26th at MIN, Jan 9 in MIL
Bucks host Cavs for the first time on March 22nd. Host NBA Champion Spurs on March 18th.
Pending a physical, the Packers have traded defensive lineman Jerel Worthy to the Patriots.
Tiger Woods has withdrawn from Ryder Cup competition.