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Statt-us Update 3/9/22 – Today’s Headlines & More

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Developers Purchased Tri-County Mall, officially starting $1 billion Transformation

Apple TV+ is getting into the live sports business. The streamer has struck a rights deal with Major League Baseball to carry a weekly doubleheader of games on Fridays, starting with the 2022 season — whenever that may begin.

Wright State Comes Back To Beat NKU 72-71 to win Horizon

The Raiders had a late comeback from 16 points down to earn Wright State a 72-71 win over Northern Kentucky on Tuesday night.  They claim both the Horizon League championship and an automatic berth in the NCAA Tournament.

Xavier vs. Butler

Xavier needs to win in order to prove they deserve in the big NCAA Men’s tournament.

How To Watch

  • When: Wednesday at 4:30 p.m. ET
  • Where: Madison Square Garden — New York, New York
  • TV: Fox Sports 1

QB Aaron Rodgers returning to play for Green Bay Packers

Rodgers announced Tuesday on Twitter that he will return to the Packers for the 2022 season. However, He also said a deal has not yet been signed or agreed upon.  the Packers re-signed Rodgers to a massive 4-year $200 million deal that includes $150 million guaranteed. The deal will easily make Rodgers the highest-paid QB in the league. He Tweeted:
“Hey everyone, just wanted to clear some things up; YES I will be playing with the @packers next year, however, reports about me signing a contract are inaccurate, as are the supposed terms of the contract I “signed”. I’m very excited to be back #year18,

Russell Wilson Going to Denver

Russell Wilson is on his way to the Mile High City as part of a huge deal. He, along with a fourth-round draft selection, head to Denver in exchange for Drew Lock, Noah Fant, Shelby Harris, a pair first-round picks, two second-round picks, and a fifth-round pick.

Dick Vitale Has An Awesome Update On His Cancer Battle

Dickie V is still going strong at the age of 82, but just before 2022 started he revealed his doctor told him to rest his vocal cords due to a pre-cancerous growth.  It’s unclear if he’ll be returning to the airwaves anytime soon, but he gave a great update concerning his future. He Tweeted: 
“OMG ALL THE PRAYERS many of u have sent have been answered as DR Brown who heads my cancer TEAM called & said PET SCAN came back that NO CANCER is showing. I feel like a coach playing for the Final 4 has a PTPer hit a shot at buzzer. My MARCH MADNESS starts with a W baby !”