Tough setbacks yesterday on the gridiron in Chicago and on the ice in Detroit.
UNDATED (WHTC-AM/FM) – Former Lion Golden Tate caught a two-yard touchdown pass from former MSU quarterback Nick Foles with 56 seconds left as the visiting Philadelphia Eagles edged the Bears in NFL playoff action at Soldier Field last night, 16-15. Cody Parkey’s 46-yard field goal attempt with 10 seconds left hit the left upright that would have won the game for Chicago; it was the fifth time this season that a Parkey kick hit an upright.
Michal Kempny’s goal with 3:52 left lifted the visiting Washington Capitals past the Red Wings last night, 3-2. Detroit hosts the Montreal Canadiens at Little Caesars Arena tomorrow evening.
Dylan Strome scored in the second minute of the third period to break a 3-3 tie and propel the Blackhawks to a 5-3 victory over the Penguins in Pittsburgh last night. Chicago welcomes the Calgary Flames to the United Center this evening.
D’Angelo Russell’s 28-point performance helped the visiting Brooklyn Nets down the Bulls at the United Center yesterday, 117-100. Chicago plays the Trail Blazers in Portland on Wednesday evening.
The Detroit Pistons are home to the San Antonio Spurs at Little Caesars Arena tonight.
In state major-college basketball last night, Michigan defeated Indiana, 74-63.