By Rob Mason, PSO President of Sports Operations
Aug 26, 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 25, 2019:

Entering Sunday with a series split among the best two teams in baseball, the Yankees handled business under the bright lights of Sunday Night Baseball for a significant victory that featured the HR record for 1 month being broken and Aaron Judge promising & delivering a HR.

Related: MLB Updates

After getting Caris LeVert under contract for the next four years, the Nets now have most of their key players locked up for at least the next 3 years with a clear window of title contention now underway in the Brooklyn borough.

Related: NBA Headlines

Some excellent glove work being displayed on Sunday by the usual suspects.

Related: MLB Highlights

Dallas and Donaldson lead the Braves over the Mets for a statement series victory in the confines of Citi Field. The Mets’ promising recent run looks much less significant now and Atlanta appears to be a legit contender come October.

Related: Atlanta Braves Future Outlook

The Nats join their division rival as teams that are RED HOT right now. Something’s got to give when they play next week in a crucial regular season series.

Related: Washington Nationals Team Page

No team had a better 2018-19 season than the Champs, of course. Fueled by an outstanding playoff performance from their best player, excellent ball movement, and role players stepping up when it mattered, the 2018-19 Toronto Raptors were truly something special.

Related: Toronto Raptors Highlights

James Conner, Mason Rudolph, and James Washington were looking good on Sunday.

Related: Pittsburgh Steelers Highlights

The NFL witnessed a few significant releases a day after the most shocking sports news in recent memory. Related: NFL Headlines

Royals-Indians battled in an exciting game on Sunday that seemed over by the 8th with KC sporting a 8-3 lead, until Franmil Reyes hit 2 bombs, driving in 4 runs, with the 2nd one being a 3-run bomb down to their last out. However, Ryan O’Hearn got the last laugh in extra innings.

Related: Indians Highlights | Royals Highlights

Washington will be going into the season with Case Keenum under center as Haskins will get more time to develop before being named an NFL starter.

Related: Washington Redskins Future Outlook

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  • ESPN: What’s Next for Colts After Andrew Luck’s Retirement
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Washington Nationals vs. Chicago Cubs

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