Bills Best Chiefs 38-20 in Sunday Night Showdown
The Bills picked up an early lead in Kansas City, going into the half up 24-13. The game was paused by a weather delay, but Josh Allen stayed the course, accumulating 374 total yards and four touchdowns. The Bills’ defense remained dominant, holding the Chiefs to 302 combined yards and forcing four turnovers.
Vázquez’ Walk-off HR Lifts Sox 6-4 Over Rays in Extras
Christian Vázquez launched a two-run home run over the Green Monster in the bottom of the 13th inning on Sunday to help the Red Sox beat the Tampa Bay Rays in an extra-innings ALDS thriller at Fenway Park. The Sox got a lucky break earlier in the inning when a ball that deflected off outfielder Hunter Renfroe into the bullpen was ruled a ground-rule double, preventing the Rays from scoring a run and taking the lead. The win gives the Sox a 2-1 lead in the best-of-five series, and they’ll look to finish off the Rays at Fenway on Monday night.
Bucs Sink Dolphins 45-17 Behind Brady’s 5 TDs
Tom Brady threw for 411 yards and 5 touchdowns to lead the Tampa Bay Buccaneers over the Miami Dolphins 45-17. It was the first time Brady, who suffered an injury to the thumb of his right throwing hand but stayed in the game, has thrown for over 400 yards and five touchdowns in his lengthy career.
Copper, Sky Cruise to Victory Over Mercury 91-77 in Game 1 of WNBA Finals
The Chicago Sky dominated the Phoenix Mercury in Game 1 of the WNBA Finals on Sunday thanks to a 21-point night from Kahleah Copper. Allie Quigley put in 18 points and Courtney Vandersloot finished with 12 points and 11 assists, helping the Sky win the opening game in the best-of-five championship series.
Packers Outlast Bengals 25-22
Mason Crosby got a shot at redemption on Sunday, kicking the game-winning field goal after missing three kicks – including two in OT – and an extra point. Aaron Rodgers had a solid performance, going 27 for 39 for 344, including two TDs and an interception. After the game, Bengals’ QB Joe Burrow went to the hospital with a throat contusion; details of his injury are unavailable at this time.
White Sox Stave off Elimination, Beat Astros 12-6
Chicago proved there’s no place like home as they beat Houston 12-6 at Guaranteed Rate Field, avoiding elimination and bringing the series to 2-1. Leury García and Yasmani Grandal both had homers, as the White Sox came back from a 5-1 hole to keep their playoff hopes alive.
Georgia Rolls to No. 1 Spot in AP Poll, Tide Fall to 5th
The Georgia Bulldogs are now the No. 1 team in the country, according to the Associated Press college football poll released on Sunday. This is the first time the Bulldogs have been in the top spot in the regular season since 1982. Alabama, meanwhile, slipped to No. 5 after a shocking loss to Texas A&M on Saturday night.
Rangers, Zibanejad Agree to 8-year, $68M Contract
The New York Rangers announced Sunday they are locking up star center Mika Zibanejad on a long-term deal. The eight-year, $68 million contract extension, which is worth roughly $8.5 million annually, comes as the Rangers look to open their season against the Washington Capitals on Wednesday.
USMNT Lose 1-0 to Panama in World Cup Qualifier
The US Men’s National Team lost its World Cup qualifying match to Panama on Sunday, dropping a 1-0 heartbreaker that puts them second in Concacaf’s standings behind Mexico. Panama took the lead in the 54th minute and never looked back thanks to a header from Aníbal Godoy. The US team looks to rebound on Wednesday against Costa Rica.