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Weekend in Review: Sports

Headlines in the sports world over the weekend

Boston Mountain Publishing, Monday October 17, 2022 7:07 AM


The Buffalo Bills headed to Kansas City to take on the Chiefs in the battle of the quarterbacks, but it was the defense of these two teams that took center stage containing both high-powered offenses for most of the game. With 3:51 left in the game and down 20-17, the Bills went for it on 4th & inches and converted with the QB sneak. With 1:04 in the game, Josh Allen dropped back and hit Dawson Knox in the corner of the end zone for a 14-yard TD reception to take the lead 24-20. Kansas City had a chance with a minute to go, but Patrick Mahomes threw an interception, and the Bills get out of KC with the win and move to 5-1 on the year, while Kansas City falls to 4-2.

The Minnesota Vikings are leading the NFC North with a 5-1 record after taking down the Miami Dolphins 24-16 on the road yesterday in the early game. This was the Vikings 4th win in a row. The Dolphins who are now 3-3, started Teddy Bridgewater at quarterback as starter Tua Tagovailoa remained sidelined for Miami.

The New York Jets took on the Green Bay Packers (3-3) at Lambeau Field Sunday afternoon and they walked away with an easy victory, winning 27-10 to move to 4-2 on the year. Breece Hall led the Jets rushing attack with 116 yards and a touchdown on the day.

The Philadelphia Eagles hosted division rival, the Dallas Cowboys in the late game last night and came away with the victory 26-17. The Eagles are the only undefeated team remaining in the league at 6-0. The Dallas Cowboys move to 4-2 on the season.

The New York Giants move to 5-1 after taking down the Baltimore Ravens 24-20 in a well-matched game that remained close until the final minute. The Giants D recovered a fumble with 1:30 on the clock denying Lamar Jackson the opportunity to lead the Ravens down the field to win the game.

Tonight's Game

Denver Broncos (2-3) @ Los Angeles Chargers (3-2)

8/7(c) ESPN


updated on Sunday, October 16

Neyland Stadium - Knoxville, Tennessee

Game of the Week

Tennessee (6-0) hit the game winning field goal as the clock ran out against Alabama to remain undefeated on the season. Fans rushed the field, lit up their cigars, tore down the goal posts and then threw them in the Tennessee River in a wild night in Knoxville. This was the Vols first victory over the Tide in 15 seasons.

- Who's #1 in the Top 30 this week?

- Georgia (7-0) destroyed Vanderbilt 55-0.

- Michigan (7-0) bulldozed Penn State in the Big House 41-17.

- Clemson (7-0) wins at Florida State.

- Utah wins against undefeated division rival USC in a thriller 43-42.

- Ole Miss is 7-0 after win against Auburn in Oxford.

- Kentucky bounces back with win over Mississippi State 27-17.

- TCU (6-0) gets conference win against then undefeated Oklahoma State in 2 OT's.

- Syracuse (6-0) gets a big win at home against North Carolina State.

- The Fighting Illini (6-1) get the win in Champaign over division rival Minnesota 26-14.

Upsets of the Weekend

Oklahoma gets back in the win column after taking down Kansas at home.

Georgia Southern beat undefeated James Madison 45-38.

Stanford won on the road against Notre Dame in a snoozer 16-14.

Check out our Week 7 Review


Petco Park - San Diego, California

National League

The San Diego Padres eliminated the league favorite Los Angeles Dodgers in 4 games of the NLDS. The Padres scored 5 runs in the 7th inning to win Game 4, 5-3 at home Saturday night at Petco Park. The Dodgers won 111 games this year and won all 6 series between the 2 clubs in the regular season. This is the Padres first trip to NLCS in 20 years.

The Philadelphia Phillies continued their post-season tear, taking down the Atlanta Braves on Saturday to take the series 3-1 over the defending champs. The 6th seeded Phillies have come alive in the last 2 weeks

The Phillies will take on the San Diego Padres in Game 1 of the NLCS in the best-of-7 series beginning on Tuesday, October 18th in San Diego. Game 2 is scheduled for Wednesday, October 19th again at Petco.

American League

Minute Maid Park - Houston, Texas

It took 18 innings and one run for the Houston Astros to get the win over the Seattle Mariners 1-0 when Jeremy Pena hit the game winning HR to advance to the ALCS. The Astros will take on the New York Yankees or the Cleveland Guardians in Game 1 of the ALCS starting on Wednesday, October 19th in Houston. Game 2 is scheduled for Thursday, October 20th again in Houston.

The New York Yankees and the Cleveland Guardians face off in an elimination game today in the Bronx. Winner goes to Houston for Game 1 in the ALCS, and the loser goes home. Tonight's game starts at 7/6 (c) on TBS.

Check out our Team Breakdowns for the 2022 regular season

San Diego Padres - Season in Review

*The World Series will begin on October 28th in a best-of-7 series.


The CUP SERIES continued this weekend in Las Vegas taking place at the Las Vegas Motor Speedway featuring the South Point 400 on Sunday afternoon. Ross Chastain was leading with 40 laps to go with Ryan Blaney trailing right behind in second place when Blaney hit the wall in lap 228 to send the cars to pit row. Coming out of the yellow flag with 35 laps remaining, Justin Haley in the #31 Chevy took the lead.

After 2 more yellow flags over the next 15 laps, Chase Briscoe overtook Haley with 19 laps remaining. Following the second restart, and 16 laps to go in the race, Ross Chastain flew past Briscoe and Haley to take the lead. Chastain led over the next 13 laps and was closely followed by Joey Logano. Chastain blocked Logano every time he tried to make a move but with 3 laps to go, Logano in the #22 Ford overtook Chastain and held him off for the checkered flag and the win. This was Logano's 30th career win and his 3rd win at Las Vegas. This is his 4th win on the season, and with the victory he has qualified for the Championship 4 in the all-important CUP SERIES.

Playoff Points Entering Miami

1. *Joey Logano

2. Ross Chastain

3. Chase Elliott

4. Denny Hamlin

5. William Byron

6. Chase Briscoe

7. Ryan Blaney

8. Christopher Bell

*Advances to Championship 4

2 Round of 8 Races remaining:





The PGA Tour headed west, way west or east this week for the ZOZO Championship being held at the Narashino Country Club in Chiba, Japan. While most of America slept on Sunday morning, Keegan Bradley calmly walked up the 18th, knocked in his par putt and finished the final round one-shot ahead of Ricky Fowler and Andrew Putnam for his first tournament win since 2018. Ricky Fowler led after 54 holes at -14 under but couldn't get anything going on Sunday finishing even on the day. This is Bradley's 5th career tour victory.

Up next:

The CJ Cup

October 20 - October 23

Congaree Golf Club

Ridgeland, South Carolina


No Tournament this weekend.

Upcoming Schedule:

BMW Ladies Championship

October 21 - October 23

Oak Valley Country Club

Busan, South Korea



22-23' NBA regular season kicks off tomorrow night.


  • Officially Starts on Monday Nov. 7th

  • November 15th will showcase Duke taking on Kansas, and Kentucky taking on Michigan State in the State Farm Champions Classic at Gainbridge Fieldhouse in Indianapolis, IN.

NCAA Women

  • The 22-23' season begins on November 7th this year.

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