By Pro Sports Outlook, The Front Office for Fans
Sep 12, 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. 

Buccs stop Panthers on 4th & 1

Robles has range, range

SACK BARRETT was a menace

Giolito set CHW record w/ 8 straight Ks

Galvis Grand Slam in the Clutch

Yu Darvish was dealing

Longest Cards HR in Statcast Era

Matt Olson blasts one off Verlander

Ronald Acuna closing in on 40/40

MLB record-breaking HR

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[Player of the Day] EDGE Shaq Barrett, TB (@CAR): 3 SK, 3 TFL, 3 TKL, 4 QBH

WR Chris Godwin, TB (@CAR): 8 REC, 121 YDS, 1 TD, 24yd LNG

TE Greg Olsen, CAR (v.TB): 6 REC, 110 YDS, 0 TD, 41yd LNG


SP Yu Darvish, CHC (@SD): 6 IP, 0 ER, 2 H, 14 K, 2 BB, W

OF Juan Lagares, NYM (v.ARZ): 2-4, 2 HR, 6 RBI, 2 R

SP Joe Musgrove, PIT (@SF): 5 IP, 0 ER, 4 H, 7 K, 0 BB, W

NFL: DE Jonathan Ledbetter, Miami Dolphins (turns 22)

NFL: QB Andrew Luck, Retired in 2019 (30)

MLB: 1B Freddie Freeman, Atlanta Braves (30)

NBA: C Yao Ming, Hall of Fame (39)

2015: David Ortiz hit his 2nd HR of the day for his 500th career HR

2004: The Detroit Lions snapped their NFL-record 22-game road losing streak by beating the Chicago Bears at Soldier Field

1999: Three years after moving to Baltimore and becoming the Ravens, the Cleveland Browns returned as an expansion team and lost their debut game to the Pittsburgh Steelers

1993: At 37 years old, Paul Molitor broke the 100-RBI mark for the first time in his career

1988: The Cardinals lost their Phoenix, Arizona debut to the Dallas Cowboys

1984: Mets pitcher Dwight Gooden set the MLB rookie strikeout record with 251

1979: Red Sox outfielder Carl Yastrzemski recorded his 3,000th career hit

1976: The Seattle Seahawks played their inaugural regular season game, losing to the St. Louis Cardinals

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