Headlines in the sports world this weekend
Boston Mountain Publishing, Monday, September 19, 2022 6:54 AM
QB Tua Tagovailoa of the Miami Dolphins tied a franchise record throwing 6 touchdown passes against the Baltimore Ravens on Sunday. The Dolphins were down 35-14 at the start of the 4th quarter and won with :14 seconds on the clock 42-38 moving to 2-0 on the season.
The New York Jets scored two touchdowns in :90 seconds to beat the Cleveland Browns yesterday 31-30.
The Arizona Cardinals scored 22 straight points to beat the Las Vegas Raiders 29-23 in OT.
The Chicago Bears and Green Bay Packers met for the 205th time in NFL history last night in Green Bay. Their first meeting was in Chicago on November 27th, 1921. The Packers beat the Bears 27-10 on Sunday night. Green Bay leads the all-time series 104-95-6 over Chicago.
Tonight's games 9/19:
Tennessee Titans (0-1) @ Buffalo Bills (1-0)
Minnesota Vikings (1-0) @ Philadelphia Eagles (1-0)
Key injuries this weekend
QB Trey Lance of the San Francisco 49ers sustained a season-ending leg injury Sunday afternoon and was carted off the field in the 1st quarter.
WR Jerry Jeudy of the Denver Broncos left the game in the 1st quarter with a shoulder injury.
RB James Conner with the Arizona Cardinals had an ankle injury in the first half and did not return.
The Georgia Bulldogs remain #1 in our BMP Rankings with another overwhelming victory on Saturday afternoon over the South Carolina Gamecocks 48-7. There are 5 new teams in this week's rankings.
updated 9/18 WEEK 4
Texas A&M defeated the (13) Miami Hurricanes 17-9 on Saturday to move to 2-1 on the season.
The Washington Huskies beat (9) Michigan State 39-28 and the fans stormed the field in celebration in Seattle Saturday afternoon.
(8) Arkansas survived an upset at the hands of former-Razorback Coach Bobby Petrino and the Missouri State Bears 38-27 Saturday night in Fayetteville.
Kansas starts the season 3-0 with win against Houston 48-30.
The Oregon Ducks won against (11) BYU in Eugene 41-20 to help revive their high early season projections with the national media.
The Los Angeles Dodgers have clinched the NL West division, and the Houston Astros have clinched a playoff berth and are leading the AL West division.
The St. Louis Cardinals, New York Mets, and the Atlanta Braves are all close to securing a playoff spot over the next week of games leaving 3 teams (Philadelphia, San Diego, and Milwaukee) playing for 2 Wild-Card spots over the next few weeks.
Yordan Alvarez hit 3 home runs in his first 3 at-bats for the Houston Astros on Friday night against the A's.
Aaron Judge hit 2 more homers in Milwaukee on Sunday and is leading the league in home runs this year with 59.
Albert Pujols hit his 698th career home run on Friday night in St. Louis against the Cincinnati Reds.
Justin Verlander (P) of the Houston Astros is leading the majors with a blistering 1.78 ERA.
Max Homa chipped-in for birdie on 18 to win the Fortinet Championship held in Napa Valley, California at the Silverado North Course. Second-place went to Danny Willett who 3-putted the 18th green and lost by 1 stroke.
Sanderson Farms Championship
Country Club of Jackson, Jackson, MS
Andrea Lee fired a 66 on Sunday to win her first LPGA event at the Portland Classic over the weekend. In 2019 Lee was ranked the #1 Amateur in the World while attending Stanford.
Walmart NW Arkansas Championship
Pinnacle Country Club, Rogers, AR
The ATP 250 kicks off today with the Moselle Open in Metz, France and the San Diego Open also starts today in California.
Chris Buescher won the Bass Pro Shops Night Race at Bristol Motor Speedway on Saturday night. The #17 car held the lead for most of the last 100 laps. Chase Elliott finished 2nd and William Byron finished 3rd.
Who's moving on to the Round of 12 for the CUP?
The Las Vegas Aces are Champions of the WNBA this year. They defeated the Connecticut Sun in Game 4 of the 2022 WNBA Finals yesterday afternoon 78-71 in Uncasville, CT. The Aces won their 1st WNBA Championship 3-1 in the best of 5 series. The Aces had the best record in the WNBA this season and were led by WNBA Finals MVP Chelsea Gray with 20 points and 6 assists in the title game.
22-23' NBA regular season kicks off on October 18th.
22-23' season starts on November 15th with Duke taking on Kansas, and Kentucky taking on Michigan State in the State Farm Champions Classic at Gainbridge Fieldhouse in Indianapolis, IN.
The 22-23' season begins on November 7th this year.
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