Sports : Wednesday, 11/2/16
Men’s College Soccer:
Northwestern defeated Marian 1-0 in Evanston. The Wildcats’ Brandon Medina scored at the 34:47 mark of the first half for the game’s only goal. Northwestern dominated shots at 23-4 and shots on goal 10-1. Ian Chacon had 8 saves for the Sabres.
The Wisconsin Badgers find themselves at number eight in the first rankings released by the College Football Playoff Committee. Those rankings came out Tuesday night and find Alabama, Clemson, Michigan and Texas A&M in the top four. Followed by Washington, Ohio State, Louisville, Wisconsin, Auburn and Nebraska. Penn State is the only other Big Ten team in the initial CFP rankings. The Nittany Lions come in at number 12.
World Series: The Cubs force a game seven with a 9-3 win over Cleveland Tuesday night. Addison Russell went 2 for five with 6 RBI and a grand slam, Kris Bryant went 4 for 5 in the win. Game seven is tonight, where one long championship drought will end. The Indians haven’t won a World Series since 1948, the Cubs haven’t since 1908.
NBA: The Bucks are now 2-2 after a 117-113 win over New Orleans Tuesday night. Giannis Antetokounmpo had 24 points, Jabari Parker 21 to lead Milwaukee. Anthony Davis had 35 to lead the Pelicans. The Bucks host Indiana on Thursday night.
Ray Allen announced his retirement from the NBA on Tuesday, ending a career that saw him make more 3-pointers than any player in league history and win championships with Boston and Miami. Allen last played with the Heat in 2014. He entertained a comeback but decided against it.
In 18 seasons, he made 2,973 3-pointers, 413 more than anyone else has to date. Allen averaged 18.9 points in 1,300 career games. Allen began his career with Milwaukee in 1996
Tiger Woods says he is playing his Hero World Challenge in the Bahamas the first week of December, which would be his first competition in more than 15 months if he follows through with it. Woods left himself open to doubt by entering the Safeway Open last month, only to pull out three days later when he said his game was not ready. Woods last played in the Wyndham Championship in August 2015 when he tied for 10th. He had two back surgeries over the next few months and has said he would not return until fully healthy