By Rob Mason, PSO President of Sports Operations
Sep 10, 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 September 9, 2019:

An epic MNF season-opening game ended in dramatic fashion as it became the 1st MNF game ever with multiple lead changes in the final minute of the game. It was all capped off with a career-long FG by Will Lutz when it mattered most.

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After the Saints kicked a field goal to extend a 3-point lead into 6, the Texans had less than a minute to drive down the field and score a touchdown to tie the game (or take a lead with the XP). Watson incredibly executed two long passes before anyone could even check how much time was left. Unfortunately, it was too much time as New Orleans got the last laugh in the seconds remaining.

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Yordan Alvarez continued his MONSTER rookie season with 2 bombs. One of them hasn’t even landed yet. Now he’s the Houston Astros rookie HR leader. 

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Just throw it up and he’ll go get it.

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Despite all the turmoil caused by Antonio Brown over the last few weeks, Oakland showed no signs of that affecting them, as they steamrolled Denver on Monday Night to give Jon Gruden his 100th career win in the Raiders’ 1st game of the NFL’s 100th season.

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Houston Astros have been absolutely decimating their opponents over the past 48 hours, setting records left and right in the process.

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Pete Alonso lifted 2 HRs to take the MLB lead over Trout, and extend it all within the same night. Alonso could be the 1st rookie EVER to finish the season as the sole HR king.

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Josh Jacobs had a hell of a debut that put him in a class with LaDainian Tomlinson. Not bad for the rookie.

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Major League Baseball named their 2019 All-Prospect Team. Here’s the 1st Team & 2nd Team:

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He might have earned a promotion after this

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Houston Texans vs. New Orleans Saints

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JJ Watt shut out in New Orleans.

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