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Lions, Packers Win; Stafford Injured – Monday Sports Wrap

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High School
In high school boys basketball this evening…
– Calumet welcomes Ewen-Trout Creek.
– Lake Linden-Hubbell tips off at at Hancock.
– Dollar Bay-Tamarack City hosts Bessemer.
– Jeffers hosts Wakefield-Marenisco.
– Chassell travels to Republic-Michigamme.
– Baraga journeys to Watersmeet.
– L’Anse entertains Westwood.

Howard
Howard

NHL
The Detroit Red Wings lost a 1-0 overtime game to the Philadelphia Flyers yesterday. Jimmy Howard made 35 saves. The Wings will host the Arizona Coyotes tomorrow night. Hear the broadcast on AM 1400 and FM 99.3, WCCY.

Morris
Morris

NBA
The Detroit Pistons’ offense went cold again last night, as they lost to the lowly Philadelphia 76ers 97-79. Marcus Morris scored 28 for Detroit, but couldn’t lift his team out of the hole they dug themselves into when they scored just 12 points in the first quarter. The Pistons visit the Dallas Mavericks Wednesday evening. Hear the broadcast on AM 1400 and FM 99.3, WCCY.

Kentavious Caldwell-Pope missed last night’s game with a bruised knee. He’s expected to be back in the lineup on Wednesday.

Stafford
Stafford

NFL
Matthew Stafford led yet another fourth quarter comeback drive, as the Detroit Lions edged the Chicago Bears 20-17 yesterday. Playing with a glove to protect an injured finger on his passing hand, Stafford threw two interceptions. With three-and-a-half minutes remaining he completed a 76-yard scoring drive by running the ball into the end zone from seven yards out. The Lions remain two games ahead of the Packers and Vikings in first place in the NFC North Division.

Stafford will probably need the glove for the rest of the season. The injury is described as a dislocation of the middle finger on his throwing hand, with some torn ligaments. It happened during a broken play late in the first quarter.

Rodgers
Rodgers

The Green Bay Packers kept pace with a 38-10 win over the Seattle Seahawks. Aaron Rodgers completed 18 of 23 passes for 246 yards and three touchdowns. The Green Bay defense held Seattle without a touchdown until the fourth quarter.

In last night’s NFL game, the New York Giants edged the Dallas Cowboys 10-7.

The Baltimore Ravens visit the New England Patriots in tonight’s contest. Hear the broadcast on AM 1400 and FM 99.3, WCCY.

Our high school basketball coverage continues tomorrow night, when the Dollar Bay-Tamarack City girls play at Jeffers. The pregame show will begin around 7:00 on KBear 102.3 and KBear102.com.

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