By Pro Sports Outlook, The Front Office for Fans
Oct 23, 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. 

Jokic drains 2 clutch 3’s in DEN’s win

Jokic leads Denver in Game 1 W

Bregman’s mistake costs HOU 5 more runs

Suzuki’s solo shot for the lead

JV has most postseason K’s EVER

Bregman blasted this 2-run shot

Tony 2 bags doing what he does

Highlights from Kyrie’s epic BRK debut

Dame spins & flies for the jam

Kyrie almost had an insane GW


Different uniform, same CP3

Bacon’s clutch 3 sets record

Markelle no-look to Mo

Smart’s no-look to Big Rob

Derrick Jones hops are insane

Kyrie went off in his 1st Qtr in BRK

Retro D-Rose might be back

Cowboys balled out in huge SNF game

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MLB World Series

8:07 PM: Washington Nationals (NL#4) vs. Houston Astros (AL#1) [World Series Game 2 | WAS 1-0]



7:00 PM: Detroit Pistons vs. Indiana Pacers

7:30 PM: Boston Celtics vs. Philadelphia 76ers

7:30 PM: Minnesota Timberwolves vs. Brooklyn Nets

10:00 PM: Denver Nuggets vs. Portland Trail Blazers

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


[Player of the Day] PG Kyrie Irving, BRK (v.MIN): 50 PTS (17-33 FG), 8 REB, 7 AST, 0 TOV; Most pts in new team debut

C Andre Drummond, DET (@IND): 32 PTS (12-18 FG), 23 REB, 2 AST, 4 BLK, 3 STL

C Karl-Anthony Towns, MIN (@BRK): 36 PTS (11-22 FG), 14 REB, 3 AST, 3 BLK, 3 STL


SP Stephen Strasburg, WAS (@HOU): 6 IP, 2 ER, 7 H, 7 K, 1 BB

OF Adam Eaton, WAS (@HOU): 2-4, 1 HR, 2 RBI, 2 R

2B Asdrubal Cabrera, WAS (@HOU): 2-5, 3 RBI, 1 R

NFL: DE Nick Bosa, San Francisco 49ers (turns 22)

NFL: WR Dante Pettis, San Francisco 49ers (24)

NFL: S Sean Davis, Pittsburgh Steelers (26)

NFL: CB Bryce Callahan, Denver Broncos (28)

NFL: LB Zach Brown, Recent Free Agent (30)

MLB: SP Kyle Gibson, Minnesota Twins (32)

NFL: QB Doug Flutie, Retired in 2005 (57)

2000: The New York Jets pulled off a “Monday Night Miracle”, coming back from a 30-7 fourth-quarter deficit to defeat the Dolphins 40-37

1996: After trailing the Braves 6-0, Bernie Williams hit a 3-run home run in the 8th inning to tie the game; the Yankees won in the 10th inning as Wade Boggs drew a go-ahead, bases-loaded walk. They’d go on to comeback from a 2-0 series deficit to win their 1st of 4 World Series’ in a 5-year span

1993: Blue Jays’ Joe Carter hit his iconic Game 6 walk-off home run to win the World Series over the Philadelphia Phillies; he became only the 2nd player in MLB history to end the World Series on a home run

1967: The New Jersey Americans (New York/New Jersey/Brooklyn Nets) lost their ABA debut 110-107 to the Pittsburgh Pipers

1945: The Brooklyn Dodgers signed Jackie Robinson to a minor league contract, assigning him to the Montreal Royals

1921: The Green Bay Packers made their AFPA (NFL) debut, beating the Minneapolis Marines 7-6

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