By Pro Sports Outlook, The Front Office for Fans
Nov 04, 2019

‘Today in Sports’ is a continuously updated daily article showcasing 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. 

Trae Young didn’t miss a beat

Make that 3 straight for the King

Miami, We’re Ready for Lift-Off ✈️

Trae Young got em’ dancing

Gordon Hayward is officially BACK

Graham sets career-high off the bench

Watt & Dupree are a PROBLEM

Minkah’s been a difference-maker in PIT

Happy bday OBJ

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[Player of the Day] F Gordon Hayward, BOS (@CLE): 39 PTS (17-20 FG), 8 AST, 7 REB, 2 BLK, 4 TOV

F LeBron James, LAL (@CHI): 30 PTS (10-19 FG), 11 AST, 10 REB, 2 STL, 1 BLK

PG Trae Young, ATL (v.SAS): 29 PTS (10-23 FG), 13 AST, 2 REB, 2 STL

SF T.J. Warren, IND (@CHA): 33 PTS (15-18 FG), 3 AST, 4 REB, 2 STL, 1 BLK

PG Devonte’ Graham, CHA (v.IND): 35 PTS (10-21 FG), 6 AST, 4 REB, 3 STL

NBA: PF Trey Lyles, San Antonio Spurs (turns 24)

NFL: WR Odell Beckham Jr, Cleveland Browns (27)

MLB: SP Jon Gray, Colorado Rockies (28)

NFL: C Jason Kelce, Philadelphia Eagles (32)

NFL: K Nick Folk, New England Patriots (35)

NFL: TE Kellen Winslow Sr, Hall of Fame (62)

NBA: C Bill Walton, Hall of Fame (67)

2008: Dodgers pitcher Greg Maddux won his MLB-record 18th Gold Glove Award

1997: The Milwaukee Brewers became the first team in the 20th century to switch leagues, moving from the AL to the NL

1995: Warren Moon and John Elway became just the 6th and 7th players to throw for over 40,000 career passing yards

1982: The Cleveland Cavaliers set a dubious NBA record, losing their 24th consecutive game

1978: Raiders head coach John Madden became the 13th coach in NFL history to win 100 regular season games

1976: For the 1st time in MLB history, a player was traded for a manager, as the A’s traded manager Chuck Tanner to the Pirates for catcher Manny Sanguillen

1968: Tigers’ Denny McLain became the 1st pitcher in MLB history to win MVP

1959: The formation of the American Football League (AFL), along with its 8 charter teams were officially announced

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