By Pro Sports Outlook, The Front Office for Fans
Aug 24, 2019

‘Today in Sports’ is a continuously updated daily article that showcases the real headlines only (none of the noise), all of the top highlights, interesting facts from around the NFL, NBA, & MLB, as well as the main games worth watching, the best performances of the day (posted at the end of the day), significant birthdays, and a quick recap of notable events on this day in sports history. 

Pete Alonso ties Mets season HR record

No-look catch in the OF 👀🚫

79-yard Punt Return to the crib

Brock Holt in the clutch again

Kyler Murray was looking good in Wk3

Michael Thomas goes up & gets it

Deon Cain makes a MEAN cut for some YAC

Damien Williams route running on display

Jimmy G finds a diving Matt Breida for 6

Dalvin Cook put the burners on

Great interception by Isaiah Johnson

Brandon Allen finds Mike Thomas for DEEP

Frank Clark could be a MONSTER in 2019

Tony Kemp flashing the leather

Bears LB Kwiatsoki relentless going after QB

Deon Bush jukes Chad Kelly for 90yd FR-TD

Darnold has Anderson on the seam route

Textbook technique by Byron Murphy on Diggs

Taysom Hill drops it in the bucket

Jose Abreu career hit No. 1000

Tony Pollard showing flashes

Career-high 35th HR for Freddie Freeman

What a grab by Adam Engel

Andrew Luck 28-pt playoff comeback

Top 3 Lakers plays of 2018-19

Best plays from Kuzma in 2018-19

Top 5 Lakers assists of 2018-19

Billy Hamilton scores from 1st on single

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[Player of the Day] DH Corey Dickerson, PHI (@MIA): 4-5, 0 HR, 5 RBI, 1 R, 2 2B

SS Bo Bichette, TOR (@SEA): 3-5, 1 HR, 3 RBI, 2 R

SP John Means, BAL (v.TB): 7 IP, 1 ER, 5 H, 7 K, 0 BB, W

SP Kolby Allard, TEX (@CHW): 6.1 IP, 0 ER, 6 H, 8 K, 0 BB, W

SP Mike Clevinger, CLE (v.KC): 5.2 IP, 1 ER, 4 H, 8 K, 2 BB, W

NBA: PF Noah Vonleh, NY Knicks (turns 24)

NFL: WR Allen Robinson, Chicago Bears (26)

MLB: OF Kike Hernandez, LA Dodgers (28)

NFL: RB Arian Foster, Retired in 2016 (33)

MLB: OF Brett Gardner, NY Yankees (36)

NBA: SG Michael Redd, Retired in 2012 (40)

NBA: SG Reggie Miller, Hall of Fame (54)

MLB: SS Cal Ripken Jr, Hall of Fame (59)

2006: Jerry Rice officially retired from the NFL after signing a one-day contract with the 49ers

1982: John Wathan stole his 31st base of the season, setting a new record for catchers

1975: Davey Lopes set an MLB record by successfully stealing his 38th consecutive base

1940: During a 12-1 loss to Detroit, Ted Williams pitched the last two innings and gave up 1 run on 3 hits

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