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Morning Sports – 10/31/13

The Cleveland Cavaliers outlasted the Brooklyn Nets last night in their season opener, 98-94. The Cavs led by one at the half of the closely contested ballgame, but jumped out to a nine point lead heading into the fourth behind Tristan Thompson’s 18-point, nine rebound performance. In the fourth, a Dion Waiters basket and a layup from Anderson Varejao put Cleveland up five, but Brooklyn fought back to tie it. However, Anderson Varejao hit a jumper with 28 seconds left and Kyrie Irving hit four clutch free throws down the stretch to win the game. Cleveland will now hit the road to battle Charlotte on Friday at 7.

Elsewhere in the NBA, Oklahoma City bested Utah, 101-98. San Antonio defeated Memphis, 101-94. Dallas outlasted Atlanta, 118-109. Indiana topped New Orleans, 95-90. Minnesota ousted Orlando, 120-115 in overtime. Houston toppled Charlotte, 96-83. New York handled Milwaukee, 90-83. Toronto blew past Boston, 93-87. Philadelphia upset Miami, 114-110. Phoenix dominated Portland, 104-91. Sacramento snuck past Denver, 90-88 and the Golden State Warriors blasted the LA Lakers, 125-94.

The Boston Red Sox took game six of the World Series last night, 6-1 over St. Louis to take the Championship, 4-2. David Ortiz was named the World Series MVP with 11 hits in 16 at-bats with 2 homers and six RBIs. It is the eighth World Series title for the Red Sox.

In OHSAA volleyball playoff action last night, Alexander fell in the regional semifinals to Adena, 3-0. Senior Sidney Arnold led the Spartans with 11 kills on the evening.

In NHL action last night, Toronto bested Calgary, 4-2 and Pittsburgh edged Boston, 3-2.

The Cincinnati Bengals return to action tonight as they head to Miami for Thursday Night Football. The Bengals have won four straight and are looking to pull away in the AFC North lead. Meanwhile, the Dolphins have lost four in a row and are looking to turn things around. The game can be heard on 970 WATH with pre game at 7 and kickoff at 8:25.

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.

This article was posted on Thursday, 31 October 2013 at 12:36 AM.
Last edited/updated on October 31, 2013 at 12:36 AM.
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