UNDATED (WHTC) - Matthew Stafford's 11-yard touchdown pass to Calvin Johnson with 3:56 left was the decisive score, as the Lions finally won for the first time in Washington by holding off the Redskins on Sunday, 27-20. Detroit had lost in 21 previous visits to Griffith Stadium, RFK Stadium or FedEx Field since the Redskins moved south from Boston in 1937. The Lions host Chicago at Ford Field next Sunday afternoon, with coverage on 1450 WHTC following Hope Church services around 12 Noon.
The Bears head into Detroit off of a 40-23 Sunday Night Football triumph at Pittsburgh. Michael Bush and Matt Forte each ran for a touchdown, while the Chicago defense collected two six-pointers off of a fumble and an interception, as the Monsters of the Midway are undefeated in three games thus far this season.
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Former Tiger Avisail Garcia, along with Conor Gillaspie and ex-Cub Jeff Keppinger, drove in two runs apiece, as the visiting White Sox prevented the Tigers from clinching a tie for the AL Central title by posting a 6-3 victory on Sunday afternoon. With a magic number still at two, Detroit opens a three-game series at Minnesota on Monday evening. Catch all of the action on 1450 WHTC, beginning at 7:45 PM. The White Sox return home on Monday night to play a make-up game with Toronto at US Cellular Field.
Andrelton Simmons clubbed two homers and drove in five runs, as visiting Atlanta won the AL East by downing the Cubs on Sunday, 5-2. Chicago hosts Pittsburgh to begin a three-game series at Wrigley Field on Monday evening.