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SPORTS HEADLINES – TUESDAY, SEPTEMBER 17TH

NFL – BROWNS DOMINATE JETS ON MONDAY NIGHT FOOTBALL

Cleveland won 23-3 at the New York Jets last night

Odell Beckham Jr. led the Browns offense with 6 catches for 161 yards and a score; a career-long 89-yard TD grab coming in the 3rd quarter.

Baker Mayfield was 19/35 passing for 325 yards with a TD and INT. 

-The Browns (1-1) are back in action with a second straight prime time game; NBC Sunday Night Football, at home versus the L.A. Rams. 

NFL NEWS – LATEST ON BIG BEN AND BREES INJURIES, STEELERS TRADE

-Pittsburgh QB Ben Roethlisberger is out for the season with an elbow injury that requires surgery. 

-New Orleans quarterback Drew Brees will reportedly miss around 6 weeks of action due to a torn ligament in the thumb of his throwing hand that will need surgery. 

-The Steelers are trading for Dolphins defensive back Minkah Fitzpatrick…in exchange for a first-round draft pick next year.  Fitzpatrick was a 1st round pick of Miami in 2018.

COLLEGE FOOTBALL NEWS – BUCKEYES/CORNHUSKERS GAME TIME ANNOUNCED

Another week, another upcoming game time has been announced for Ohio State…

-The Buckeyes will travel to Nebraska a week from Saturday (September, 28th) with a kickoff time of 7:30 pm (the game will be broadcast live on 95.3 WLKR). 

MLB BASEBALL – TRIBE OPENS 3-GAME SERIES WITH TIGERS

Detroit Tigers at Cleveland Indians – Tonight at 6:35/7:10 pm – LIVE on 95.3 WLKR

-Adam Plutko pitches tonight for the Tribe. 

***Indians Playoff Push Update*** Cleveland is 5 games back of Minnesota in the AL Central and 1 ½ back of Tampa Bay for the final Wild Card spot.

MLB BASEBALL – OTHER NOTABLE FINAL SCORES FROM MONDAY

Minnesota beat the Chicago White Sox 5-3               

Kansas City won 6-5 at Oakland                         

Detroit beat Baltimore 5-2                                           

Chicago Cubs beat Cincinnati 8-2

MINOR LEAGUE BASEBALL – TRIPLE-A NATIONAL CHAMPIONSHIP GAME

Columbus Clippers (Indians affiliate) vs. Sacramento River Cats – Tonight at 8:00 pm (Memphis, TN)

NHL HOCKEY – CBJ PRESEASON OPENER

Buffalo Sabres at Columbus Blue Jackets – Tonight at 7:00 pm