Tom Brady rallied his Tampa Bay Buccaneer to a 19-17 win Sunday night against his former coach and team, the New England Patriots, in a rain-soaked game at Gillette Stadium. Brady, who was making his return to Foxboro for the first time since joining the Bucs, went 22-43 passing for 269 yards and no touchdowns. He not only broke Drew Brees’ NFL career passing yardage record, but also became the fourth quarterback with victories against all 32 NFL teams, joining Brees, Brett Favre, and Peyton Manning.
Mercury Take 2-1 Series Lead with 27-point Rout of Aces
Brianna Turner logged a career-high 23 points and 17 rebounds to help the Phoenix Mercury beat the Las Vegas Aces 87-60 on Sunday. The Mercury, who are up 2-1 in the best-of-five series, will look to fold the Aces and advance to the WNBA finals in Game 4 on Wednesday.
Sox, Yankees Win Big, To Meet Tuesday in Wild Card Matchup
The Boston Red Sox and New York Yankees took care of business on Sunday, setting up a big Wild Card matchup slated for Tuesday night at Fenway Park. The Sox secured the winner-take-all home game after beating the Washington Nationals 7-5 thanks to a clutch two-run homer by Rafael Devers, while the Yankees earned their shot thanks to a walk-off hit from Aaron Judge, beating the Tampa Bay Rays 1-0.
Alabama, Georgia Stay Locked at Top of AP Poll, Clemson Drops Out
Alabama and Georgia solidified their place at the top of the college football rankings with dominant performances over the weekend. For the first time since 2014, Clemson dropped out of the top 25.
Copper’s Career High Lifts Sky to 2-1 Series Lead
Kahleah Copper’s stock continued to rise as she delivered a career performance with 26 points, including clutch buckets in the final minutes to put the Sky up over the Sun 86-83. With the win, Chicago went up 2-1 in the series and will host Connecticut Game 4 on Wednesday night.
Seahawks’ Wilson Becomes Fastest QB to 100 Wins
Russell Wilson had an efficient day at the office on Sunday, throwing for 142 yards and 2 TDs and a rushing TD in a 28-21 win over their NFC West rival San Francisco 49ers. With the victory, Wilson became the fastest quarterback to 100 wins in NFL history.
Giants Win NL Pennant, Send Dodgers to Wild Card
The San Francisco Giants claimed the NL West title on Sunday with a 11-4 win against the San Diego Padres. The win means the Los Angeles Dodgers must now take on the surging St. Louis Cardinals in the NL Wild Card game on Wednesday, the winner of which will take on the Giants in the NLDS.
Andy Reid Becomes First Coach to Chalk 100th Win for Two Teams
Andy Reid racked up his 100th win with the Kansas City Chiefs in a very familiar place: his former home, Philadelphia’s Lincoln Financial Field. With the Chiefs’ 42-30 win, Reid becomes the first coach in NFL history to accomplish the feat with two separate franchises.
US Soccer Enlists Former US Attorney Yates to Conduct Comprehensive Investigation
After disturbing details have continued to surface about former NC Courage coach Paul Riley and the institutional conditions that perpetuated players’ experiences of abuse, US Soccer has contracted Sally Q. Yates to conduct a robust independent investigation. Yates is a former US Attorney and Deputy Attorney General who has deep experience with complex cases.
Amazon Reveals Plans to Expand NFL Coverage
Even before it becomes the exclusive home of Thursday Night Football next year, football fans have a lot to look forward to on Amazon. Starting next season, Prime Video will be the exclusive home of all the action as part of an 11-year deal worth a reported $1 billion per season.