By Pro Sports Outlook, The Front Office for Fans
Oct 25, 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. 

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NBA

[Player of the Day] C Karl-Anthony Towns, MIN (@CHA): 37 PTS (13-18 FG), 15 REB, 8 AST, 4 STL, 2 BLK 

SF LeBron James, LAL (v.UTA): 32 PTS (12-22 FG), 10 AST, 7 REB, 1 TOV

C Nikola Jokic, DEN (v.PHX): 23 PTS (8-18 FG), 14 REB, 12 AST, 2 BLK, 5 TOV

MLB

OF Michael Brantley, HOU (@WAS): 2-4, 2 RBI, 1 BB

C Robinson Chirinos, HOU (@WAS): 2-4, 1 HR, 1 RBI, 1 R

2B Jose Altuve, HOU (@WAS): 2-5, 2 R, 1 2B

MLB: LF Juan Soto, Washington Nationals (turns 21)

NFL: S Johnathan Abram, Oakland Raiders (23)

NFL: WR Chris Conley, Jacksonville Jaguars (27)

NFL: OG Andrew Norwell, Jacksonville Jaguars (28)

MLB: SP Pedro Martinez, Hall of Fame (48)

1998: 49ers wide receiver Jerry Rice achieved two milestones: an NFL-record 184 consecutive games with a catch, and also the first in NFL history to surpass 17,000 receiving yards

1998: Broncos kicker Jason Elam converted a 63-yard field goal, tying Tom Dempsey’s NFL record from 1970

1986: The Mets won Game 6 of the World Series over the Red Sox, scoring in the 10th inning off of a ground ball that infamously went between first baseman Bill Buckner’s legs

1979: With 303 passing yards against the Raiders, Chargers quarterback Dan Fouts broke a then NFL record by surpassing 300 passing yards in 4 consecutive games

1978: Gaylord Perry became the first in MLB history to win the Cy Young Award in both the AL and NL

1964: Vikings defensive end Jim Marshall picked up a 49ers fumble and returned it 66 yards the wrong way, resulting in a safety for the 49ers

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