Wilson Contreras had 4 hits and rookie Nico Hoerner had 3 RBI to lead the Chicago Cubs over the Reds 8-5 after a lengthy rain delay.
The St. Louis Cardinals split a doubleheader yesterday against the Detroit Tigers. The Red Birds had 12 hits in game 1 to beat the Tigers 12-2. Tommy Edman homered in game two as the Cardinals lost 6-3.
The Chicago White Sox were off.
NFL Thursday Night Football
The Reigning Super Bowl Champs have begun their quest for a repeat. The Kansas City Chiefs out scored the Houston Texans 34-20 in the opening night of the new football season.Super Bowl MVP Patrick Mahomes threw for 211 yards and 3 touchdowns.
(Champaign-jm) -- The Coronavirus pandemic is affecting college athletics as the Fighting Illini football team should be preparing for their season opener against Ohio State this week. Coach Lovie Smith talks about what the team is allowed to do right now…
Illinois Football Coach Lovie Smith.
(WPXN-cf)-- Nascar Driver Bubba Wallace will not be returning to Richard Petty Motorsports next season. The driver of the 43 car announced in a Twitter Post yesterday afternoon “it’s not an easy decision, but its time that someone else takes the reigns of the No. 43.” Wallace has not won a Cup Series Race in three seasons while driving for RPM, but has five top 10 finishes. It is not clear what Wallace’s next step will be.
(Richmond-jm) -- The NASCAR Cup Series heads to Richmond for the second race in the first round of the NASCAR playoffs. Austin Dillon talks about racing at Richmond…
NASCAR Driver Austin Dillon. Dillon is currently 8th in the playoff standings.
Chicago Cubs @ Milwaukee Brewers-7:10
Detroit Tigers @ Chicago White Sox 7:10
Cincinnati Reds @ St. Louis Cardinals-7:15
NBA Playoffs Tonight:
Denver Nuggets @ LA Clippers-5:30
Boston Celtics @ Toronto Raptors-8:00
NFL Week 1:
Chicago Bears @ Detroit Lions-Noon
Green Bay Packers @ Minnesota Vikings-Noon
Indianapolis Colts @ Jacksonville Jaguars-Noon
Tonight on WPXN its the Go Bowling 250 Xfinity Series Race from Richmond Raceway at 5:30
Saturday on WPXN we have a Nascar Double Header starting at 12:30 with Virginia is for Racing Lovers 250 Xfinity Series race from Richmond Raceway. Then the Federated Auto Parts 400 from Richmond Raceway will follow.
Sunday on WPXN its the Indy Car Series with The Honda Indy 200 from Mid-Ohio Sports Car Course in Lexington Ohio.