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Tigers Avoid Sweep

Posted on September 6, 2012 in Michigan Sports News. Tags: , , , , .

–Major League Baseball–

Miguel Cabrera had Three RBIs as the Detroit Tigers Avoided the Sweep by the Cleveland Indians With a 7-1 win Last Night at Comerica Park.

Cabrera hit a two run homer in the first inning while Jhonny Peralta knocked in two runs.

Doug Fister recorded his eighth win of the season. He gave up one run on four hits and struck out six in seven innings.

Detroit remains one game behind Chicago for the lead in the AL Central.
The Tigers open a 10 game road trip tomorrow night against the Angels.

Washington Nationals 9, Chicago Cubs 1, Milwaukee Brewers 8, Miami Marlins 5.

 

—National Football League–

Superbowl Champs Beaten by Cowboys in Opener

Tony Romo threw for 307 yards and three touchdowns as the Dallas Cowboys downed the New York Giants, 24-17, in the opening game of the 2012 NFL season.

Romo completed 22-of-29 passes with an interception for the Cowboys, who finished last season with an 8-8 record and missed the playoffs after falling to the Giants in Week 17.

Kevin Ogletree recorded the first two touchdowns of his career while catching eight passes for 114 yards in the win.

DeMarco Murray added 131 yards on 20 carries for Dallas (1-0).

Eli Manning went 21-for-32 through the air for 213 yards and a score for New York, which won its final six games last season to become the first 9-7 team in NFL history to win the Super Bowl.


–Tennis–

Andy Roddick Knocked Out of U.S. Open

Andy Roddick’s career came to an end on Wednesday after a fourth-round loss to Juan Martin del Potro.
Roddick captured his lone Grand Slam title at the 2003 U.S. Open and was the 2006 runner-up to Roger Federer.

Also yesterday, the top-seeded Federer fell to sixth-seeded Tomas Berdych in the quarterfinals.

Novak Djokovic won his 11th straight match in Flushing, knocking off Stanislas Wawrinka. Third-seeded Andy Murray ousted Marin Cilic.

On the women’s side, former champion Maria Sharapova defeated Marion Bartoli.

Fourth-seeded Serena Williams cruised past 12th-seeded Ana Ivanovic.
Williams improved to 4-and-0 lifetime against Ivanovic, including 3-and-0 at the U.S. Open.

Great Lakes Radio Sports   9-6-12

 

 

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