By Pro Sports Outlook, The Front Office for Fans
Oct 06, 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. 

Colts came to play in KC on SNF

Dodgers break it wide open in the 6th

Russell Martin with the big 2-RBI knock

Soto solo smash for the 1-0 lead

Honey Badger gets his 1st INT w/ KC

The reigning MVP is something else

Lethal spin by Cooper for 6

Braves score 3 runs before 27th out

Game-changer by Swanson w/ 2 outs

Dak throws it up, Gallup goes & gets it

Desmond King 68yd Punt Return TD

Ball security is job security

Swanson’s barehand gets him

Courtland Sutton 70 yards to the crib

Justin Tucker kicks 12th career GW-FG

Cardinals win it at the buzzer

Watson’s 5th TD hits him in stride

Strip sack on Minshew in the clutch

Calvin learning sideline tactics

TB12 30yd TD on the move

Lamar throws his 3rd INT of the day

Anthony Miller MOSSED him

Teddy can throw it deep too

Danny Dimes is the real deal

Gardner Minshew’s still slinging dimes

C-MAC elevated for the TD

Steven Sims is electric

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NFL

[Player of the Day] QB Deshaun Watson, HOU (v.ATL): 28-33, 426 YDS, 5 TD; 4 RSH, 47 YDS; Perfect Pass Rate

RB Aaron Jones, GB (@DAL): 19 RSH, 107 YDS, 4 TD; 7 REC, 75 YDS

WR Will Fuller, HOU (vATL): 14 REC, 217 YDS, 3 TD

RB Christian McCaffrey, CAR (v.JAX): 19 RSH, 176 YDS, 2 TD; 6 REC, 61 YDS, 1 TD

WR Amari Cooper, DAL (v.GB): 11 REC, 226 YDS, 1 TD

MLB Playoffs

SP Mike Soroka, ATL (@STL): 7 IP, 1 ER, 2 H, 7 K, 0 BB

SP Adam Wainwright, STL (v.ATL): 7.2 IP, 0 ER, 4 H, 8 K, 2 BB

C Russell Martin, LAD (@WAS): 2-4, 1 HR, 4 RBI, 2 R, 1 2B, 1 BB

3B Justin Turner, LAD (@WAS): 3-6, 1 HR, 3 RBI, 1 R, 1 2B

SS Dansby Swanson, ATL (@STL): 3-4, 1 RBI, 1 R, 1 2B

MLB: 1B Jake Bauers, Cleveland Indians (turns 24)

NFL: P Bryan Anger, Houston Texans (31)

NFL: DL Richard Seymour, Retired in 2013 (40)

2010: Roy Halladay threw his 2nd no-hitter of the season in the 1st playoff game of his career during his Cy Young season

2003: The Indianapolis Colts became the first team in NFL history to complete a 21-point comeback with under four minutes left in regulation, as they beat the Buccaneers 38-35 in overtime

1993: Despite 7 consecutive scoring titles and 3 consecutive NBA championships, Michael Jordan decided to step away from the game of basketball and try his hand at baseball after his father passed away

1986: Seahawks receiver Steve Largent caught a pass for the 128th consecutive game, setting a new NFL record

1985: At 46 years old, Yankees pitcher Phil Niekro became the oldest in MLB history to pitch a shutout and also picked up his 300th career victory

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