By Pro Sports Outlook, The Front Office for Fans
Oct 10, 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. 

Edelman goes FULL extension

TB12 is now 2nd career passing leader

Altuve now the 2B playoff HR leader

Danny Dimes at it again

Sony lays the wood

Gerrit Cole extends his MLB record

Correa showing off the range

Adames makes another defensive play

Danny Dimed one to Golden Tate

This is why Pats D is so successful

Brett Favre’s a legend, happy 50th!

Steph’s out here droppin 40 in preseason

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MLB Playoffs

7:07 PM: Tampa Bay Rays (AL#5) vs. Houston Astros (AL#1) [ALDS Game 5 | Tied 2-2]

NFL

8:20 PM: New York Giants (2-3) vs. New England Patriots (5-0) 

*All game times listed are in Eastern Standard Time (EST)*

MLB Playoffs

[Player of the Day] SP Gerrit Cole, HOU (v.TB): 8 IP, 1 ER, 2 H, 10 K, 3 BB, W; MLB-record 11th straight game w/ 10+ Ks

2B Jose Altuve, HOU (v.TB): 2-4, 1 HR, 2 RBI, 2 R

OF Michael Brantley, HOU (v.TB): 2-3, 1 HR, 1 RBI, 2 R, 1 BB

 

NFL

WR Golden Tate, NYG (@NE): 6 REC, 102 YDS, 1 TD

LB Alec Ogletree, NYG (@NE): 12 TKL, 9 SOLO, 1 SK, 2 TFL

LB Jamie Collins, NE (v.NYG): 3 TKL, 3 SOLO, 1 FF

NFL: WR Courtland Sutton, Denver Broncos (turns 24)

NFL: WR Marquez Valdes-Scantling, Green Bay Packers (25)

MLB: OF Lourdes Gurriel Jr, Toronto Blue Jays (26)

NFL: CB Darqueze Dennard, Cincinnati Bengals (28)

MLB: 2B Kolten Wong, St. Louis Cardinals (29)

MLB: RP Jeurys Familia, New York Mets (30)

NFL: DT Linvall Joseph, Minnesota Vikings (31)

MLB: OF Andrew McCutchen, Philadelphia Phillies (33)

MLB: SS Troy Tulowitzki, Retired in 2019 (35)

NFL: QB Brett Favre, Hall of Fame (50)

2011: Rangers DH Nelson Cruz hit the first walk-off grand slam in MLB postseason history against the Tigers in Game 2 of the ALCS

1999: St. Louis Rams receiver Isaac Bruce caught 4 touchdown passes as the Rams snapped a 17-game losing streak to the 49ers

1980: The Milwaukee Brewers earned their very first trip to the World Series after successfully coming back from a 2-0 ALCS deficit, defeating the Angels in 7 games

1977: “Broadway” Joe Namath played the last game of his iconic NFL career

1923: For the third consecutive year, the New York Yankees met the New York Giants in the World Series; the first Fall Classic to be played at Yankee Stadium

1921: The NFL’s Decatur Staleys relocated to Chicago, where they continue play to this day as the Chicago Bears

1920: The Chicago Cardinals played their very first AFPA (NFL) game, later moved to AZ in 1988

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