NHL labor negotiations will continue today after the players’ union reviewed the offer from the league and saw it as only a small step in the right direction. The NHL made a proposal to try and save an 82-game schedule on Tuesday that offered a 50-50 split in hockey-related revenue. Players’ Union head Donald Fehr said the offer would cost the players more than $1.6 billion over six years. The lockout began back on September 16th and the league has already cancelled regular season games through October 24th.
The Cincinnati Bengals may have one of their top picks back for Sunday’s game against Pittsburgh as rookie Dre Kirkpatrick may be able to play in his first NFL game. Coach Marvin Lewis says he is questionable, but there is a definite chance that he could play. Kirkpatrick missed the entire preseason with a knee injury before developing tendinitis in the knee as he struggled to get back to the field. However, the rookie from Alabama has been full-go at practice since last Thursday. The Bengals host Pittsburgh for Sunday Night football on Sunday. The game can be heard on 970 WATH with pregame at 6:50 and kickoff at 8:20.
The Cleveland Cavaliers fell to the Philadelphia 76ers in preseason action yesterday, 113-99. Kyrie Irving led all scorers with 23 points and Daniel Gibson chipped in for the Cavs with 18 points on the night. Tristan Thompson was solid on the boards, pulling in a team-high 10 rebounds. Cleveland will now continue preseason play next Tuesday as they host Indiana at 7.
In MLB playoff action yesterday, St. Louis topped San Francisco, 3-1 to take a 2-1 series lead in the NLCS and ALCS game three between Detroit and New York was postponed due to inclement weather to today at 4.
NCAA basketball released it’s preseason coaches poll yesterday, with Ohio State coming in at fifth in the nation. Indiana was placed number one and Michigan was fifth in the preseason rankings. The Buckeyes open the season on November 9th against Marquette. Meanwhile, despite returning an entire starting unit from last year’s Sweet 16 team and finishing in the AP Top 25 at the end of last season, the Ohio Bobcats did not appear on the preseason coaches Top 25. Ohio opens their season on November 10th as they host Portland. The game can be heard on Power 105 with pregame at 1:30 and tip off at 2.
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