Friday Sports Update

Friday Sports Update

Last night on Thursday Night Football, the Seattle Seahawks held on to beat the Arizona Cardinals 28-21. Russell Wilson threw two first-half touchdown passes for the Seahawks who took over first place in the NFC West at 7-and-3.  The Cardinals slipped to 6-and-4.

The Chicago Bears are off this week and will return after the bye week to battle the Greenbay Packers at Lambeau Field on Sunday Night Football.

 

This weekend elsewhere in the NFC North, The Vikings will host the Cowboys, The Lions travel to take on the Panthers and The Packers clash with the Colts in Indianapolis.

Illinois is at Nebraska tomorrow.  The Illini are 1-and-3 after beating Rutgers last Saturday.  The Cornhuskers enter at 1-and-2.

 

19th ranked 4-0 Northwestern Wildcats will host the tenth ranked 2-0 Wisconsin Badgers.

Former Notre Dame football coach Lou Holtz has tested positive for the coronavirus. , Holtz spoke to ABC Columbia and said he’s feeling fatigued.  The legendary coach was with the Fighting Irish for over 30 years and won a national championship back in 1988.

The DePaul men’s basketball team is canceling the first three games of its season after positive COVID-19 tests within the program. All team activities will be paused as well. 

 

The free agent frenzy begins in the NBA tonight.  Players and their representation will be allowed to begin speaking with franchises but may not officially sign deals until Sunday.

 Camilo Villegas and Matt Wallace are tied for the lead at 6-under par after one round of the RSM Classic at The Seaside Golf Resort In Georgia. 

Wrigley Field is finally designated a National Historic Landmark, seven years after ownership first applied for the federal status.  The decision affirms the significance of the 106-year-old stadium to the city of Chicago, professional sports and American history and culture.  Wrigley Field was built in 1914.  It is the second-oldest ballpark in Major League Baseball behind Boston’s Fenway Park.  Wrigley became eligible for landmark status in 1987.