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WHPO Sports Report

  • by: WHPO Editor
  • on: January 06, 2014
  • school: WHPO Sports Report

Monday, January 6, 2014
Here’s Your WHPO Sports Report…..

NFL….

wild card weekend….
Saturday…
Colts staged the 2nd biggest playoff comeback in NFL history….beating Kansas City on Saturday 45-44.  Indy trailed the Chiefs 31-10 at half.  Andrew Luck threw for 443 yards and 4 TDs.

Saints beat the Eagles 26 – 24 on a last-second FG

Sunday…
Chargers beat the Bengals 27 – 10

49ers got by the Packers 23-20 on another last second FG


NHL….

San Jose Sharks beat the Chicago Blackhawks 3 – 2 in a shootout.


Soccer….

FA Cup play….Manchester United was upset by Swansea, while Chelsea and Liverpool both won.


College Basketball….

Notre Dame surprised #7 Duke Saturday beating the Blue Devils 79 -77

Big Ten action from the weekend:

Illinois pounded Penn State on Saturday 75 – 55. 

#5 Michigan beat Indiana 73 – 56

#3 Ohio State had no trouble with Nebraska 84 – 53

Sunday:

Michigan beat Northwestern 74 – 51

Minnesota got by Purdue 82 – 79

#4 Wisconsin beat #22 Iowa 75 - 71


Illinois State beat Southern Illinois 66 – 48….then the Saluki’s bus was stuck in the snow overnight on I57 after trying to travel south to Carbondale from Normal.


College Football….

Tonight is the BCS National Championship game with #1 Florida State taking on #2 Auburn


And…
Of course all area school district sports, including practices and open gyms are cancelled along with school due to the weather. 


wishing speedy recoveries to Coaches John Spezia and Ron Cade


That’s Sports…..I’m Kevin Jett