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Morning Sports Report – 1/6/2017

Morning Sports Report – 1/6/2017

Columbus delivered a clunker in its try for a historic win. The Blue Jackets lost 5-0 to the Washington Capitals last night, ending their winning streak at 16 games, one shy of the NHL record. Columbus lost for the first time since Nov. 26, ending a captivating run for coach John Tortorella’s team that fell short of the 1992-93 Pittsburgh Penguins’ record of 17 consecutive wins. The Capitals kept the Blue Jackets’ league-leading power play off the board in five chances, and scored five goalsĀ to chase goalie Sergei Bobrovsky off the ice. Bobrovsky had been rock solid during the streak but stopped just 18 of 23 shots Thursday.

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Morning Sports Report – 10/28/2016

Morning Sports Report – 10/28/2016

Dorian Brown rushed for a career high 212 yards on 29 carries and scored 1 touchdown to lead the Ohio University Bobcats to an upset victory over Toledo, beating the Rockets 31-26 last night at the Glass Bowl in Toledo. It was the first time Ohio has beaten their MAC West rival since 1988 – and it marked the first time in 49 years Ohio has won in Toledo when the ‘Cats beat the Rockets 20-14 clear back in 1967. Quarterback Quinton Maxwell passed for 159 yards and 2 touchdowns, including a 25-yarder to papi White to give Ohio a 21-13 advantage. Sebastian Smith caught 4 balls for 90 yards and a score and White ended up with 3 catches for 64 yards. With he win Oho took over sole possession of first place in the MAC East with a 4-1 conference record and improved to 6-3 overall. Toledo felt to 6-2 and 3-1 in the MAC.

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Morning Sports Report – 8/31/2016

Morning Sports Report – 8/31/2016

C.J. Cron hit two home runs to help the Los Angeles Angels beat the Cincinnati Reds 4-2 on Tuesday night. Mike Trout went 3 for 4 with two doubles and scored on Cron’s home run in the first inning and on Andrelton Simmons’ bloop single in the eighth. Jered Weaver limited the Reds to two earned runs and eight hits, walked none and struck out five. Weaver pitched into the seventh inning for the first time since July 17, but ran into trouble after getting the first out. Eugenio Suarez hit a two-run homer to make it 3-2 and Jose Peraza hit a line drive single to right field. Mike Morin relieved and retired the next two batters to strand Peraza.

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Morning Sports Report – 8/30/2016

Morning Sports Report – 8/30/2016

Mike Trout and Albert Pujols each hit one of the Angels’ five home runs, and Los Angeles beat the Cincinnati Reds 9-2 on Monday night. Trout went 3 for 4 with two RBIs and two runs, joining Alex Rodriguez as one of two players to score 100 runs five times before his age-25 season. Pujols hit his 586th homer, tying Frank Robinson for ninth on the career list. Kole Calhoun was a triple short of the cycle, and C.J. Cron homered among his three hits for the Angels. Matt Shoemaker allowed two runs and seven hits over seven innings. After giving up a two-run homer to Joey Votto in the first, Shoemaker settled in to win his third straight decision. Dan Straily allowed seven runs in 2 2/3 innings.

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