By Rob Mason, PSO President of Sports Operations
Aug 25, 2019

‘The Best in Sports’ is a daily PSO original series showcasing the best highlights, facts, and stories going on in the land of the NFL, NBA, & MLB every day. Get a recap on EVERYTHING that happened yesterday here

Here is the best from August 24, 2019:

In one of the most shocking news in recent memory, a 29-year-old Andrew Luck has decided to retire from the NFL as injuries have piled up and prevented the 2012 1st Overall Pick from enjoying the game anymore.

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Alonso is now just 1 HR away from setting the all-time single-season HR record in New York Mets franchise history. What a rookie season!

Yet, Atlanta got the last laugh on Saturday thanks to Acuna’s clutch RBI hit in the 8th & Hamilton’s wheels.

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New York will likely be on the “Best in Sports” once again in the near future once they surpass the all-time record.

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Houston Texans fear Lamar Miller has torn his ACL and will likely miss the 2019 season.

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Here’s the best highlights from the 7 NFL Preseason games on Saturday:

  • 79yd PR house call

  • Jimmy G finds a diving Matt Breida for 6

  • Damien Williams route running on display

  • Deon Cain makes a MEAN cut for some YAC

  • Deon Bush jukes Kelly for 90yd FR-TD

  • Michael Thomas goes up and gets it

  • Kyler Murray looked good in Preseason Wk3

  • Dalvin Cook put the burners on

  • Taysom Hill drops it in the bucket

  • Frank Clark could be a MONSTER in KC this year

  • Brandon Allen finds Mike Thomas for a DEEP completion

  • What an interception by Isaiah Johnson

  • Sam Darnold has Robby Anderson on the deep ball

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Earlier in the week, it took the Red Sox 12 minutes to win the game in the 11th inning (game was delayed from 2 weeks prior). On Saturday, the hero of that game stepped up again, this time to avoid having to go to extra innings.

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Jose Abreu wants to finish his career in a White Sox uniform. He may do it with 2K hits on his career resume. He’s now halfway there.

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2018-19 was a transition year in retrospect as the King got suited to LA, and are now all-in on winning this year with the addition of Anthony Davis.

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Detroit lost LB Jarrad Davis & OL Frank Ragnow to injury on Friday night, and learned Saturday that the initial belief of season-ending injuries was fortunately not correct. They’ll both likely miss the 1st month of the season with ankle injuries.

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With the sun shining as bright as ever, Stephen Piscotty had a tough time seeing the ball. With a little luck on his side, he threw his glove out there and ended up making a no look catch in RF.

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  • MLB.com: MLB Stars Shining Bright in the 2nd Half
  • The Ringer: The Future Star That Got Away From Every Team
  • MLB.com: Losing Teams Expected to Contend in 2020
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Atlanta Braves vs. New York Mets

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Retiring w/ the 2nd most Pass Yds/Game by a QB ever.

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