MLB – 2014 World Series
Game 3: Kansas City (Guthrie 13-11) at San Francisco (Hudson 9-13), 8:07 p.m. (Series tied 1-1)
NHL – National Hockey League
Detroit Red Wings 4, Pittsburgh Penguins 3 – OT
Nashville Predators 3, Chicago Blackhawks 2
Red Wings 4, Penguins 3 – OT – Wings rally to defeat Penguins in overtime
Justin Abdelkader scored the game-winning goal with 44 seconds left in overtime to complete a 4-3 comeback victory for the Detroit Red Wings over the Pittsburgh Penguins. Henrik Zetterberg got his stick on Paul Martin's clearing attempt before Abdelkader jumped on the loose puck in the slot and fired it over the shoulder of Thomas Greiss for the win. Niklas Kronwall had two goals and an assist and Zetterberg also had a three-point night, tallying a goal and two assists for Detroit, which has registered at least a point in each of its last five games. Jimmy Howard made 23 saves in the win. Pascal Dupuis, Olli Maatta and Chris Kunitz all scored for the Penguins, who had Greiss stop 27-of-31 shots in his season debut.
Predators 3, Blackhawks 2 – Neal’s hat trick helps Preds beat Hawks
James Neal registered his fifth career hat trick and the Nashville Predators beat the visiting Chicago Blackhawks 3-2 on Thursday night. Pekka Rinne turned away 30 shots for the Predators, who have picked up at least a point in each of their first seven games (5-0-2). It's the longest the team has gone without a regulation loss to open a season since starting the 2010-11 campaign with a 5-0-3 record. Ben Smith and Andrew Shaw supplied the goals in Chicago's (4-1-1) first regulation loss of the season. Antti Raanta, making his second consecutive start in place of Corey Crawford (upper-body injury), stopped 24 shots.
NFL – National Football League – Week 8
Denver Broncos 35, San Diego Chargers 21
Broncos 35, Chargers 21 – Manning-to-Sanders combo clicks at Mile High
Peyton Manning, who broke Brett Favre's career TD passing record last Sunday night, tossed three more TDs in leading the Denver Broncos past the San Diego Chargers 35-21. All three of Manning's TD passes went to Emmanuel Sanders, who caught nine passes for 120 yards. Rookie running back Juwan Thompson added two TD runs for Denver. Even with a short week of preparation, Manning was in midseason form. Manning was 25 of 35 for 286 yards. He led the Broncos to 77 points in a span of 96 hours this week. The Broncos improved to 6-1 while the visiting Chargers fell to 5-3. The AFC West-leading Broncos enter a stretch where 4 of their next 5 games are on the road
Detroit Lions vs. Atlanta Falcons, 9:30 a.m. (London) WCSY-FM 8:30/WSJM-AM (In Progress 10:30)
Chicago Bears at New England Patriots, 1:00 p.m.
Indianapolis Colts at Pittsburgh Steelers, 4:25 p.m.
NBA – National Basketball Association Preseason
Detroit Pistons 109, Philadelphia 76ers 103
Pistons 109, 76ers 103 – Pistons beat 76ers behind 19 from Kyle Singler
Kyle Singler scored 19 points and Josh Smith added 17 points and 10 rebounds as the Detroit Pistons beat the Philadelphia 76ers 109-103 in an exhibition game Thursday night. Detroit (5-2) was missing three rotation members -- Kentavious Caldwell-Pope, Brandon Jennings and Jodie Meeks. D.J. Augustin had 11 points and 11 assists for Detroit.
Minnesota Timberwolves vs. Chicago Bulls at St. Louis, MO, 8 p.m.
NCAA Football – Saturday’s Schedule
Northern Illinois at Eastern Michigan, 1:00 p.m.
Ohio at Western Michigan, 2:00 p.m.
Michigan at (8) Michigan State, 3:30 p.m. WSJM-AM/FM 2:30 (Mich.)/WCSY-FM 2:00 (MSU)
Centreal Michigan at Buffalo, 3:30 p.m.
AHL – American Hockey League
Lake Erie Monsters at Grand Rapids Griffins, 7:00 p.m.
Milwaukee Admirals at Chicago Wolves, 8:00 p.m.
ECHL – East Coast Hockey League
Fort Wayne Komets at Kalamazoo Wings, 7:30 p.m.
Toledo Walleye at Brampton Beast, 7:30 p.m.
Missouri Mavericks at Indy Fuel, 7:35 p.m.
MHSAA – High School Sports
Michigan Lutheran 3, Countryside Academy 0
Lake Michigan Catholic 3, Lawrence 0
Coloma 3, Edwardsburg 0
Dowagiac 3, Berrien Springs 0
Paw Paw 3, South Haven 1
Boys Soccer – Division 3 Regional at GR South Christian
Hudsonville Unity Christian 2, Paw Paw 1
St. Joe Invitational, 8:30 a.m.
St. Joseph, Berrien Springs, Bridgman, Coloma, Niles, Edwardsburg, Paw Paw, Buchanan, Lakeshore, Vicksburg
BCS Conference Tournament at New Buffalo
SAC Tournament at Fennville
Cross Country - Regionals
Division 2 at Buchanan, (Boys 12:20/Girls 12:55)
St. Joseph, Lakeshore, South Haven, Allegan, Dowagiac, Edwardsburg, Hamilton, Holland, Holland Christian, Middleville, Niles, Otsego, Paw Paw, Plainwell, Gull Lake, Vicksburg, Wayland
Division 3 at Buchanan, (Boys 11:10/Girls 11:45)
Bangor, Berrien Springs, Bridgman, Buchanan, Coloma, Constantine, Delton Kellogg, Fennville, Galesburg-Augusta (Girls only), Gobles, Hartford, Hopkins, Kalamazoo-Comstock, Lawton, Niles-Brandywine, Parchment, Schoolcraft, Watervliet.
Division 4 at Allendale, (Boys 9:30/Girls 10:30)
Bloomingdale, Byron Center-Zion Christian, Eau Claire, Fruitport-Calvary Christian, Grand Rapids-Ellington Academy of Arts & Technology, Holland Calvary Christian, Holton, Lawrence, Muskegon-Western Michigan Christian, New Buffalo, North Muskegon,
Saugatuck, Lake Michigan Catholic, Three Oaks-River Valley, Watervliet Grace Christian
Division 4 at Buchanan, (Boys 10:00/Girls 10:35)
Athens, Cassopolis, Centreville, Climax-Scotts, Colon Community, Decatur, Kalamazoo Christian, Kalamazoo Hackett, Marcellus, Mendon, Tekonsha Union City, White Pigeon
MHSAA – High School Football – Week 9 (regular season finale)
Tonight – All games start at 7:00
Portage Central (6-1) at St. Joseph (4-4) Sports Radio 1400 WSJM (Phil McDonald/Bret Witkowski)
Lakeshore (6-2) at Niles (5-3) 94.9 WSJM-FM (Al Pscholka/Denny Kniola)
Benton Harbor (0-8) at Portage Northern (5-3)
Kalamazoo Central (1-7) at Mattawan (5-3)
Battle Creek Lakeview (6-2) at Gull Lake (4-4)
Kalamazoo Loy Norrix (1-7) at Battle Creek Central (4-4)
South Haven (3-5) at Paw Paw (5-3) Superhits 103.7 Cosy-FM (Mark Savage/Vince Bowman)
Dowagiac (3-5) at Berrien Springs (5-3)
Edwardsburg (7-1) at Coloma (1-7)
Three Rivers (5-3) at Allegan (0-8)
Vicksburg (6-2) at Otsego (3-5)
Plainwell (7-1) at Sturgis (3-5)
Lawton (5-3) at Watervliet (7-1)
Decatur (7-1) at Marcellus (2-6)
Bangor (4-4) at Martin (2-6)
Fennville (5-3) at Bloomingdale (1-7)
Gobles (6-2) at Saugatuck (5-3)
Lake Michigan Catholic (3-4) at New Buffalo (2-6)
Bridgman (6-1) at Buchanan (3-5)
Bronson (0-8) at White Pigeon (4-4)
Centreville (4-4) at Cassopolis (5-3)
River Valley (1-7) at Brandywine (7-1)
Galesburg-Augusta (3-5) at Hartford (3-5)
Mendon (7-1) at Mount Pleasant Sacred Heart (5-3)
Eau Claire (3-5) at LaPorte-LaLumiere (4-4), 12:00 p.m.
Lawrence (8-0) at Battle Creek St. Philip (8-0), 7:00 p.m. at BC Central