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Vikings Drop Heartbreaker – Monday Sports Wrap

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On the high school volleyball schedule tonight, Chassell travels to Wakefield-Marenisco.


The Rays edged the Astros 2-1 in the opening game of the American League Championship Series last night. Mike Zunino’s fifth-inning single drove home the winning run. Game two is set for this afternoon.

The National League Championship Series between the Braves and the Dodgers begins tonight.


The Lakers won their 17th NBA title last night, defeating the Heat 106-93 in the sixth game of the NBA Championship Series. LeBron James earned a triple-double, with 28 points, 14 rebounds and 10 assists. He was named the tournament Most Valuable Player for the fourth time in his career.


The Red Wings have found their new goaltender. Former Islander Thomas Greiss signed a two-year contract Saturday. The deal is reported to be worth $7.4 million. Greiss is an 11-year veteran, and has also played for the Sharks, the Coyotes and the Penguins. He will share netminding responsibilities with Jonathan Bernier.

Detroit also brought in free agent defenseman Troy Stecher on a two-year, $3.4 million deal. He has played the last four seasons with the Canucks.

Yesterday, they added forward Vladislav Namestnikov to a two-year contract that will pay him $2 million per season. Namestnikov played for Wings GM Steve Yzerman in Florida, and split last season between the Rangers, Senators and Avalanche. He is the nephew of former Red Wing Slava Kozlov.


The Lions and Packers were both off this weekend.

In last night’s contest, the Seahawks edged the Vikings 27-26. Russell Wilson’s six-yard touchdown pass to D.K. Metcalf with 15 seconds remaining gave Seattle the win.

Tonight, the Chargers visit the Saints. Coverage will begin at 7:30 on 99.3 The Lift. 

The Patriots logged another positive COVID-19 test Saturday. Their game against the Broncos has been delayed until next Sunday. Several other games have had to be rescheduled to accommodate that. None involve the Lions or Packers.

The Titans and Bills are still on track to play tomorrow night, in a game that was delayed by multiple COVID-19 positives on the Tennessee squad. The Bills’ scheduled Thursday night game against the Chiefs is being moved back to Sunday. There will be no Thursday night contest this week.

Our high school football coverage resumes Friday, when Hancock hosts Calumet. Coverage will begin at 6:40 on KBear 102.3 and KBear102.com. We’ll also cover Houghton, Hancock and Calumet in the opening round of the WestPAC volleyball tournament Saturday, beginning at 9:40 on KBear 102.3.

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