In the NFL playoffs yesterday, Atlanta edged Seattle, 30-28. The Falcons led by 20 at the half, but with 31 seconds left the Seahawks took the lead on a Marshawn Lynch touchdown run. However, the Falcons responded by driving down the field for a Matt Bryant 49-yard field goal with seconds left to win. Also, New England handled Houston, 41-28. Tom Brady threw for 344 yards and three touchdowns as the Patriots rolled. Next week, San Francisco will head to Atlanta for the NFC Championship on Sunday at 3 and Baltimore visits New England for the AFC Championship at 6:30 on Sunday.
The Cleveland Cavaliers fell to the LA Lakers last night, 113-93. The Lakers came out red hot, pouring in 37 points in the first quarter and led Cleveland by 12 going into the half. Los Angeles controlled the second half as well as Dwight Howard dominated with 22 points and 14 rebounds. Cleveland was led by Kyrie Irving with 15 points. The Cavs will now head to Sacramento tonight at 10.
Elsewhere in the NBA yesterday, Milwaukee toppled Toronto, 107-96. New York handled New Orleans, 100-87. Brooklyn blew past Indiana, 97-86. Oklahoma City clipped Portland, 87-83. Denver bested Golden State, 116-105 and San Antonio defeated Minnesota, 106-88.
The Ohio State Buckeyes knocked off previously unbeaten and second ranked Michigan yesterday, 56-53. The Buckeyes dominated the first half, leading by 12 going into the break. However, the Wolverines would cut into the lead late in the second half and eventually tie it up. But the Buckeyes would hit some clutch free throws down the stretch to hold off Michigan along with stellar defense by Aaron Craft. Ohio State was led by Deshaun Thomas with 20 points. The Buckeyes will now head to #22 Michigan State on Saturday at 6.
The Ohio Lady Bobcats fell on the road at Buffalo yesterday, 73-36. The injury riddled Bobcats struggled, shooting just 22 percent from the field including 2-11 from deep. Buffalo dominated the glass, pulling down 61 rebounds. The Cats were led by Kiyanna Black with 12 points. The Lady Cats will now return to action on Thursday night at 7 at Miami. Also, the Ohio Bobcats men’s squad will look to stay unbeaten in MAC play on Wednesday when they host Northern Illinois. The game can be heard on Power 105 with pre game at 6:06 with the Bobcat Insider and tip off at 7.
With the NHL lockout officially over, the Columbus Blue Jackets schedule has been released. Training camp started for the Jackets yesterday and the season will officially begin on Saturday night as the Jackets head to Nashville. The game can be heard on 970 WATH with pre game at 7:45 and drop of the puck at 8. The Jackets home opener is a week from today as Columbus hosts Detroit.
On your radio dial tonight, it’s the Sports Fan presented by J&K Contracting. That’s on 970 WATH and it’s from 6:36 to 7. Also on 970 WATH tonight, it’s the Semeka Randall show from 6:06 to 6:36 and on Power 105 at 7 it’s the head coach Jim Christian show.
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