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Weekend in Review: Sports

Headlines in the sports world this weekend

Boston Mountain Publishing, September 12, 2022 6:58 AM














NFL


Tom Brady of the Tampa Bay Buccaneers made history on Sunday by becoming the oldest quarterback in NFL history to start an NFL game at the age of 45. He threw for 1 TD and 212 yards to secure the first victory of the season over the Dallas Cowboys 19-3.


Dak Prescott, the starting Quarterback for the Dallas Cowboys injured his thumb in the loss to the Bucs on Sunday night. He is expected to have surgery of his hand and will be "out for a while", according to team owner Jerry Jones.




MLB


Albert Pujols of the St. Louis Cardinals passed Alex Rodriguez on the all-time home run list with his 697th home run against the Pittsburgh Pirates in Sunday's 4-3 win.


Aaron Judge of the New York Yankees in leading the majors in home runs in 2022 with 55 to go with 121 RBI's.


The Houston Astros and Los Angeles Dodgers are inching closer to capturing their division in the AL and NL West. Both teams will be in the 2022 playoffs.




NCAA Football


There were a bunch of upsets in College Football this weekend. The Kicker was playing the lead character in most of the upsets.



(20) BYU over (6) Baylor - 26-20 in Overtime


Texas Tech over (23) Houston - 33-30 in Overtime


Appalachian St. over (8) Texas A&M - 17-14


Washington St. over (15) Wisconsin - 17-14


Marshall over (9) Notre Dame - 26-21




Tennis


Carlos Alcaraz of Spain becomes the youngest U.S. Open Tennis Champ since Pete Sampras. Alcaraz becomes the new #1 in the Men's USTA standings at 19 years old.



Iga Swiatek of Poland won her 3rd career grand slam tournament and her first U.S Open title.



NASCAR


Bubba Wallace won the Hollywood Casino 400 at Kansas Speedway on Sunday. On lap #200, Wallace passed Alex Bowman and cruised to the checked flag. This was his second Cup Series victory in his career.




Golf


Shane Lowery won the BMW PGA Championship in a rain shortened 54-hole tournament by a stroke over both Rory McIlroy and Jon Rahm.


Scottie Scheffler was named the 2022 PGA Tour Player of Year.


Ally Ewing won the Kroger Queen City Championship in Cincinnati on Sunday for her third win on the LPGA Tour.





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