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Trivia Answer

According to an ESPN survey of NBA general managers, LeBron James of the Cleveland Cavaliers is favored to win the MVP award this season. James has won the award four times. Who has won the MVP award the most?

Playback

10 YEARS AGO (2007): Underwood claimed a hotly-contested Class B volleyball match over Sheridan County, winning 25-23, 25-20, 24-26, 19-25, 17-15. Sam Krueger posted nine kills for the visiting Comets. Kimberly Tkach led Sheridan County with nine kills.

20 YEARS AGO (1997): Dickinson State running back Malachi Nelson rushed for 108 yards on 28 carries to lead the Blue Hawks to a 20-17 victory over the University of Mary at the Community Bowl. Quarterback Chris Schwab threw for 187 yards and both of the U-Mary touchdowns.

50 YEARS AGO (1967): Van Nelson, double gold medal winner in the recent Pan American Games, addressed the Bismarck Quarterback Club at the Knights of Columbus Club. Nelson, a St. Cloud State distance runner, was accompanied by his coach, Bob Tracy, who also spoke at the evening affair.

RADIO TODAY

NFL

7 p.m.

KXMR (710 AM) – New England at Tampa Bay

TV TODAY

COLLEGE FOOTBALL

6:30 p.m.

ESPNU — Alcorn St. at Alabama St.

7 p.m.

ESPN — Louisville at NC State

GOLF

7 a.m.

TGC — European PGA Tour: Alfred Dunhill Links Championship

4:30 p.m.

TGC — PGA Tour: Safeway Open, Napa, Calif.

MAJOR LEAGUE BASEBALL PLAYOFFS

3 p.m.

MLB — ALDS: Boston at Houston

6:30 p.m.

FS1 – ALDS: N.Y. Yankees at Cleveland

NBA PRESEASON

6:30 p.m.

NBA — Preseason, Miami at Brooklyn

9 p.m.

NBA — Preseason, Toronto at Portland

NFL

7:25 p.m.

CBS/NFLN — New England at Tampa Bay

NHL

6:30 p.m.

FSN – Minnesota at Washington

NBCSN — Minnesota at Detroit

9 p.m.

NBCSN — Philadelphia at Los Angeles

SOCCER

10:45 a.m.

FS2 — World Cup 2018 qualifying: Azerbaijan vs. Czech Republic

1:30 p.m.

FS1 -- World Cup 2018 qualifying: England vs. Slovenia

SCHEDULE

Thursday, October 5

High school boys tennis: West Region Dual Tournament, Sertoma, Tom’Leary, Capitol Raquet and Fitness Center, 10 a.m., first round: No. 2 Legacy vs. No. 7 Bismarck; No. 3 Century vs. No. 6 Mandan; No. 4 Jamestown vs. No. 5 Williston. Loser out/semifinals, 1 p.m. State qualifiers/championship, 4 p.m.

High school boys soccer: West Region Tournament, Play-in game: St. Mary’s vs. Legacy, Dacotah Centennial Park, Mandan, 7 p.m.

High school volleyball: Legacy at St. Mary’s, 7 p.m.; Dickinson at Century, 7 p.m.; Flasher at Shiloh Christian, 5 p.m.

 

Friday, October 6

College cross country: U-Mary at Jimmie Invitational, Jamestown, 4/4:45 p.m.

College hockey: UND at Alaska Anchorage, 10:07 p.m.

College swimming: U-Mary at Augustana Invite, Sioux Falls, S.D., 6 p.m.

College volleyball: Wayne State at U-Mary, 6 p.m., McDowell Activity Center; BSC vs. North Platte Community College, 1 p.m. and Northeast Community College, 5 p.m. at Columbus, Neb.

College women’s soccer: St. Cloud State at U-Mary, 7 p.m.

High school boys tennis: West Region Tournament, 10 a.m., Sertoma Tennis Courts, Tom O’Leary, CRFC.

High school football: Fargo Davies at Century, 4:30 p.m., Bowl; New Salem-Almont at Shiloh Christian, 7 p.m.; St. Mary’s at Watford City, 7 p.m.; Legacy vs. Bismarck, 7:30 p.m., Bowl; Mandan at Minot, 7 p.m.

High school girls swimming: Grand Forks Central at Century, 4 p.m.

High school volleyball: Century, Bismarck, Legacy, St. Mary’s, Mandan at Fargo Invite.

NAHL: Bismarck at Minnesota, 7 p.m.

Saturday, October 7

College football: U-Mary at Bemidji State, 1 p.m.; NDSU at Indiana State, Noon; Northern Colorado at UND, 2:30 p.m.

College hockey: UND at Alaska Anchorage, 10:07 p.m.

College men’s soccer: U-Mary at Brandon (Man.), 1 p.m.

College swimming: U-Mary at Augustana Invite, Sioux Falls, 2 p.m.

College volleyball: Augustana at U-Mary, 2 p.m., McDowell Activity Center; BSC vs. Cowley County Community College, 9 a.m. and Central Community College, 11 a.m., Columbus, Neb.

High school boys soccer: West Region Tournament, state qualifiers, Jamestown vs. Mandan, Noon; Bismarck vs. Legacy/St. Mary’s winner, 2 p.m.; championship: Minot vs. Century, 4 p.m., Dacotah Centennial Park, Noon.

High school boys tennis: West Region Tournament, Sertoma, Tom O’Leary, CRFC, 10 a.m.

High school cross country: Bismarck, Legacy, Mandan, Shiloh Christian at Minot Invite, 11 a.m.

High school girls swimming: Bismarck, Century, Legacy, Mandan at Minot Invite, 10 a.m.

High school volleyball: Century, Bismarck, Legacy, St. Mary’s, Mandan at Fargo Invite.

NAHL: Bismarck at Minnesota, 7 p.m.

Sunday, October 8

College women’s soccer: U-Mary at Minnesota-Duluth, 1 p.m.

CONTACT US

Dave Selvig, Tribune sports editor, 250-8246 or 888-684-2293 after 3 p.m. (e-mail: david.selvig@bismarcktribune.com)

Steve Thomas, Tribune sportswriter, 250-8244 or 888-684-2293 after 3 p.m. (e-mail: steve.thomas@bismarcktribune.com)

Michael Weber, Tribune sportswriter, 355-8839 or 888-684-2293 after 3 p.m. (e-mail: mike.weber@bismarcktribune.com)

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