The Ohio Bobcats fell for the second straight outing last night, 52-27 to the Ball State Cardinals. The Bobcats got on the board first on a 47-yard Matt Weller field goal, but the game would go back in forth in the first half with Ohio and Ball State trading scores. Beau Blankenship tallied Ohio’s two touchdowns in the first half, as the Cats trailed 21-17 at intermission. Ohio jumped out to an early lead in the third quarter as Beau Blankenship went 58 yards for a touchdown to give the Cats a three-point lead. But the Cardinals came right back, putting up 10 unanswered and then in the fourth quarter putting the game away with 21 unanswered points. Blankenship rushed for 161 yards and three touchdowns while quarterback Tyler Tettleton was 22-of-30 in the loss for 236 yards. Ohio will face off with MAC East leading Kent State in the season finale next Friday. Game time has yet to be announced, but the game can be heard on Power 105 with pregame coverage beginning and hour and a half before kickoff with the Bobcat Insider.
In other MAC football action, Northern Illinois clinched the MAC West with a 31-24 win over Toledo.
Bengals quarterback Andy Dalton was named AFC Offensive Player of the Week for his four-touchdown performance in a win over the Giants on Sunday. Dalton was 21-of-30 for 199 yards and the four touchdowns were a career high. It was Dalton’s first interception free game this season. Dalton is the third Bengals player to win a Player of the Week award. In other Bengals news, receiver A.J. Green leads all wideouts in pro bowl votes. Green is sixth overall in votes and balloting will conclude on December 17th. Cincinnati heads to Kansas City on Sunday. The game can be heard on 970 WATH with pregame at 11:30 AM and kickoff at 1.
Major League Baseball announced its NL Cy Young winner yesterday, handing the award to R.A. Dickey. The three finalists were R.A. Dickey, Clayton Kershaw and Gio Gonzalez. Reds ace Johnny Cueto was excluded from the finalists, despite going 19-9 this season with a 2.78 ERA. David Price won the AL Cy Young award.
In NBA play last night, Chicago outlasted Phoenix, 112-106 in overtime. Dallas topped Washington, 107-101. Charlotte edged Minnesota, 89-87. Memphis bested Oklahoma City, 107-97. Houston defeated New Orleans, 100-96. Milwaukee handled Indiana, 99-85. Boston ousted Utah, 98-93 and Detroit blasted Philadelphia, 94-76.
The Detroit Tigers signed veteran outfielder Torii Hunter yesterday to a two-year deal worth $26 million. Hunter is 37-years old and hit .313 for the Angels last season. Hunter has nine gold gloves and 297 home runs in his career.
On your radio dial tonight, it’s the Sports Fan presented by J&K Contracting. That’s on 970 WATH and it’s from 6:06 to 7. Also, on Power 105 it’s the High School football playoff preview show from 7 to 9 with Rusty Martin and Troy Bolin.
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