By Pro Sports Outlook, The Front Office for Fans
Oct 24, 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. 

Giannis triple-double leads MIL

AP is now 6th leading rusher of all-time

Dalvin evading many WAS defenders

Diggs long reception gets negated

D-Lo scores ALL 10 of Dubs 1st pts

Trae & D-Rose were going at it

Harden & Russ dishing it out

John Collins thunderous put-back

Russ’ 1st points in Houston

Trae Young w/ the 4-pt play

TBT to RG3’s big run

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NBA

[Player of the Day] F Giannis Antetokounmpo, MIL (@HOU): 30 PTS (11-17 FG), 13 REB, 11 AST, 3 TOV; 1st season opening 30-pt triple-double since Big O

PG Trae Young, ATL (@DET): 38 PTS (11-21 FG), 9 AST, 7 REB, 6 TOV

PG Russell Westbrook, HOU (v.MIL): 24 PTS (7-17 FG), 16 REB, 7 AST, 3 TOV

NFL

RB Dalvin Cook, MIN (v.WAS): 23 RSH, 98 YDS, 1 TD; 5 REC, 73 YDS

QB Kirk Cousins, MIN (v.WAS): 23-26 (88.5%), 285 YDS, 0 TD, 0 INT, 112.3 RATE

WR Stefon Diggs, MIN (v.WAS): 7 REC, 143 YDS, 0 TD, 39yd LNG, 1 FMB

NBA: SG Jaylen Brown, Boston Celtics (turns 23)

MLB: 3B Rafael Devers, Boston Red Sox (23)

NFL: CB Jalen Ramsey, Los Angeles Rams (25)

NFL: TE Adam Shaheen, Chicago Bears (25)

NBA: SG RJ Hunter, Boston Celtics (26)

NBA: C Nikola Vucevic, Orlando Magic (29)

MLB: 1B Eric Hosmer, San Diego Padres (30)

NFL: WR Chris Hogan, Carolina Panthers (32)

1994: Braves pitcher Greg Maddux became the first in MLB history to earn 3 consecutive Cy Young awards

1992: The Toronto Blue Jays became the first team based outside of the United States to win a World Series

1989: After a week-long delay due to an earthquake, the World Series finally resumed in San Francisco

1971: The Dallas Cowboys’ longtime home, Texas Stadium, officially opened in Irving, TX as they defeated the Patriots 44-21

1971: While driving down the field with under 2:00 left in a 5-point game against the Bears, Lions wide receiver Chuck Hughes collapsed on the field and was rushed to a nearby hospital; he was pronounced dead later that afternoon due to an undiagnosed heart condition

1943: The Green Bay Packers accumulated an NFL-record 9 interceptions in a 27-6 win over the Detroit Lions

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