Austin Riley roped an RBI single up the left-field line in the bottom of the ninth inning to help Atlanta win Game 1 of the NLCS on Saturday night. The walk-off hit capped a big night from Riley, who also homered earlier in the fourth inning.
Two Slams Lift Sox Over Astros
Boston launched two grand slams in the first two innings to beat Houston 9-5 in Game 2 of the ALCS on Saturday. J.D. Martinez and Rafael Devers delivered the big blasts, and Kiké Hernández hit his fifth home run of the postseason to help the Sox bounce back from a 5-4 loss a day earlier to even the best-of-seven series at 1-1. Game 3 is at Fenway Park on Monday.
Purdue Handles No. 2 Iowa in 24-7 Upset
The unranked Boilermakers beat down the second-ranked team in the country on Saturday, handing the Hawkeyes their first loss of the season. Purdue got a big night out of QB Aidan O’Connell , who three for 375 yards and accounted for 3 TDs, and WR David Bell, who amassed a career-best 240 yards receiving.
Davis-Price Rushes for 287 Yards as LSU Shocks Florida
Running back Tyrion Davis-Price rushed for three touchdowns and set a school record for most rushing yards in a game (287) to help the Tigers upset No. 20 Florida 49-42 on Saturday. Coming into the game, Davis-Price had 287 yards on the season. The Tigers’ defense chipped in with four interceptions on the day.
NFL Week 6 Injuries Pile Up
Several NFL teams will be short-handed in Week 6 action as injuries are starting to pile up across the league. Top players like Browns RB Nick Chubb and Seattle RB Chris Carson have been ruled out for Sunday, while others like Chiefs WR Tyreek Hill are questionable. Panthers RB Christian McCaffrey was also placed on injured reserve and won’t be available to return until Week 9.
Leicester City’s Comeback Halts Man U’s 29-game Road Streak
Manchester United’s English league record of 29 away games unbeaten was squashed Saturday, as they lost 4-2 to Leicester City in Premier League action. Man United’s record streak of unbeaten away games stretch back to January 2020.
No. 1 Georgia Beats No. 11 Kentucky
The Bulldogs continued to prove they are the nation’s top-ranked team after a 30-13 dismantling of the Wildcats in a battle of undefeated SEC teams on Saturday night. Georgia got help from running backs James Cook and Zamir White, who both scored touchdowns, as well as stellar play from QB Stetson Bennett and TE Brock Bowers.