Happy Tuesday and welcome into yet another amazing edition of the Daily Noontime! Here’s the best stories and news of the day!
* It’s official - the NBA has cancelled their first two weeks of the season, and it’s possible more games won’t occur this season too.
* For the first time since 1956, the Detroit Lions are 5-0, as they defeated the Chicago Bears on Monday Night Football, 24-13.
* After Monday’s game against the Lions, ESPNChicago.com’s Michael Wilbon explained in his recent article - the Bears need to get things together before it’s too late.
* According to sources, Houston Texans linebacker Mario Williams is out for the rest of the season after he tore a pectoral muscle against Oakland this past Sunday.
* The St. Louis Cardinals picked up their first win against the Milwaukee Brewers, and tied the National League Championship Series, 1-1.
* Nelson Cruz hit a grand slam in the 11th inning on Monday, and helped the Texas Rangers defeat the Detroit Tigers in Game Two of the American League Championship Series, 7-3.
Games to Watch:
* Florida at Pittsburgh (NHL) – 7:30pm eastern
* Minnesota at Ottawa (NHL) – 7:30pm eastern
* Texas at Detroit (MLB Playoffs – ALCS) – 8:05pm eastern
Video of the Day:
In case you missed it – here’s Cruz’s grand slam on Monday!