1/13/22 Daily Sports Wrap Up
MLB: The Players Union and the league plan to meet today. Opening day for the 2022 season is March 31 and it is the first time since 1968 that all teams will play on opening day. The pitchers and catchers are due in camp on Feb 12-13. The Atlanta Braves camp opens on Feb 15. Both sides hope to have a new collective bargaining agreement in place before then, if so, the season will start on time.
NBA: Last Night’s Action
The Hornets beat the 76ers in Philadelphia last night 109-98. It is the first time since 2016 that Charlotte has beaten the 76ers. The Hornets were led by Gordon Hayward, who finished with 30 points. LaMelo Ball had 13 points, 7 rebounds and 8 assists. The Hornets are back in action tomorrow as they host the Magic. Tip-off is 7pm at the Spectrum Center.
Celtics beat the Pacers 199-100
Wizards beat the Magic 112-106
Mavericks take a loss from the Knicks 108-85. Luka Doncic had a double-double with 21 points and 11 rebounds. Knicks, RJ Barrett led all scorers with 32 points. Julius Randle scored a double-double for New York 17 points, 12 rebounds and 8 assists.
Heat beat Hawks 115-91
Rockets over the Spurs 128-124
Cavaliers lost to the Jazz 111-91
Kings beat Lakers 125-116
Bulls lost to the Nets 138-112. Zack LaVine led the Bulls with 22 points. Lonzo Ball finished with 9 points, 7 rebounds and 7 assists. The Nets were Led by Kevin Durant who was the game’s high scorer with 22 points, 2 rebounds and 9 assists. James Harden led the game in rebounds and assists, tallying 25 points, 7 rebounds and 16 assists. Kyrie Irving finished 9 points, 4 rebounds and 3 assists.
Bucks host the Warriors 7:30pm TNT
Clippers at Pelicans 8pm
Timberwolves face the Grizzlies 8pm
Thunder versus the Nets 8:30
Trail Blazers at Nuggets 10pm TNT
The Hurricanes are in the PNC Arena to face the Blue Jackets at 7pm. Carolina is 24-7-1 on the season.
Flyers at Bruins 7pm ESPN
Canucks versus the Lightning 7pm
Jets at the Red Wings 7:30pm
Islanders host the Devils 7:30pm MSG+
Sabres versus the Predators 8pm
Kraken travel to face the Blues 8pm
Canadiens at the Blackhawks 8:30pm
Senators at Flames 9pm
Kings host the Penguins 10:30pm
Rangers and Sharks 10:30pm
Bruins beat the Canadiens 5-1
Kraken lost to the Stars 5-2
Coyotes win 2-1 over the Maple Leafs
Wild versus the Oilers game was postponed
NFL: No new firings or hiring’s across the league yesterday.
Head coaching spots now available: New York Giants, Chicago Bears, Minnesota Vikings, Denver Broncos, Las Vegas Raiders, and the Miami Dolphins.
Wildcard Weekend: Saturday
Raiders versus the Bengals 4:30pm NBC
Patriots at the Bills 8:15pm CBS
Eagles travel to Tampa Bay 1pm FOX
49ers versus the Cowboys 4:30pm CBS
Steelers at the Chiefs 8:15pm NBC
Cardinals versus the Rams 8;15pm ESPN
First time in the history of the wildcard playoffs there will be a game on a Monday night.
NCAA Men’s Basketball: Last Night
East Carolina lost 79-71 to Cincinati
Wake Forest lost to Duke 76-64. Paolo Banchero once again led the Blue Devils in scoring with 24 points. Banchero also added 5 rebounds and an assist. AJ Griffin scored 22 points.
North Carolina- Wilmington Seahawks over Elon 73-66
North Carolina State won 79-63 over Louisville
North Carolina A & T Aggies 67-59 over Hampton
Tonight: Coastal Carolina travels to Appalachian State. The game tips off at 6:30pm
UNC Ashville travels Winthrop at 7pm
UTEP versus Charlotte 7pm
UNC-Ashville at Winthrop 7pm ESPNU
UNC Greensboro versus Citadel 7pm
North Carolina state travels to Duke on Saturday. 2pm ABC
The Tar Heels face the Yellow Jackets of Georgia Tech Saturday, Jan 15, at 8pm, on the ACC Network.
LOCAL SPORTS: Varsity Boys
The Whiteville Wolfpack is back in action tomorrow against Pender. The game is scheduled for tomorrow at 7pm. It was rescheduled from the other night.
West Columbus was also rescheduled to play South Columbus at 4pm tomorrow.
Girls Varsity Basketball: Last Night
The Lady Wolfpack of Whiteville beat Fairmont 43-40.
Tomorrow: West Columbus at South Columbus, rescheduled from the other night 4pm. Both teams are winless.
Whiteville in Pender 6pm. Also rescheduled earlier this week.
– Vinny Pagano is the Sports Editor for Columbus County News and Sports Director for WTXY Kool 103.9FM & AM1540. Local Sports stories, as well as questions and comments can be sent to email@example.com