Rodgers, Packers Need Only 37 Seconds to Knock Off Niners
After the Pack held a steady lead all game, San Francisco QB Jimmy Garoppolo linked with Kyle Juszczyk in the end zone to put them up for the first time with just 37 seconds left on the clock Sunday. However, Aaron Rodgers had a little magic up his sleeve, finding favorite target Davante Adams two times in a heart-stopping final drive to set up a 51-yard field goal by Mason Crosby as time expired to secure the win 30-28.
Mercury Pull Out Overtime Stunner, Beat Storm 85-80
Skyler Diggins-Smith and Brittney Griner had huge days, combining for 43 points, as No. 5 Phoenix took down No. 4 Seattle. In what may have been her final game, Sue Bird hit a three-pointer to tie, but the Mercury held strong in overtime and will face the Las Vegas Aces. Elsewhere, the Chicago Sky coasted to a handy 89-76 win over the Minnesota Lynx and will now take on the Connecticut Sun.
Ravens’ Justin Tucker Tames Lions With Record-setting 66-yard FG as Time Expires
Justin Tucker set a new record for the longest field goal in NFL history on Sunday with a 66-yard game-winning try that helped the Ravens wrap up a 19-17 victory over the Detroit Lions. The record-setting kick, which bounced off the crossbar and through the uprights, was two yards longer than Matt Prater’s 64-yard field goal in 2013.
Yankees Sweep Sox to Take Control of AL Wild Card
The New York Yankees beat the Boston Red Sox Sunday night with a 6-3 comeback win at Fenway Park sealed by Giancarlo Stanton’s ninth homer in the month of September. The win capped a three-game sweep of the Sox and puts the Yanks solely atop the American League wild-card standings for now.
Clemson Drops Out of AP Top 10 for First Time in 97 Weeks
Clemson fell to No. 25 in The Associated Press college football poll announced Sunday, snapping the team’s 97-week streak in the top 10. The Tigers (2-2) dropped 16 spots from the No. 9. position the previous week after losing to North Carolina State on Saturday.
US Clinches Ryder Cup with Record-setting 19-9 Rout of Europe
The United States claimed victory at the 43rd Ryder Cup on Sunday with a dominant, 19-9 win over Europe at Whistling Straits. The US team, which was the youngest team in history with six Ryder Cup rookies on the 12-man team, handed Europe its worst loss and beat the old record for margin of victory by a half-point.
Hamilton Clocks 100th Win at Russian Grand Prix
Assisted by rainy conditions, Lewis Hamilton came from behind to capture his 100th Formula 1 victory, making him the first driver to achieve the historic milestone. The win put the 36-year-old two points over his rival Max Verstappen in the battle for this eighth world title.
A Young Arsenal Takes Down Tottenham for Third Consecutive Win
North London is emphatically red. A dominant performance by Arsenal’s youngsters guided the Gunners over Tottenham 3-1 Sunday, making them the only Premier League club to piece together an active three-game win streak.
Nets Sign Major $30M with Online Trading App Webull
The Brooklyn Nets became the most recent NBA team to secure a jersey patch sponsor, as they announced their new global marketing partnership with the New York-based online brokerage. CNBC reports that the pact between Webull and team ownership group BSE Global is worth $30 million per year, making it the most valuable deal of its kind in the league.
Team Europe Claims Fourth Straight Laver Cup
Team Europe clinched its fourth consecutive Laver Cup victory on Sunday with a 14-1 win against Team World in Boston. The European team, which was led by Tokyo Olympics singles gold medalist Alexander Zverev of Germany, won eight of the first nine matches in the three-day exhibition event despite being without superstars like Roger Federer, Rafael Nadal, and Novak Djokovic.
Booker To Miss Start of Suns Training Camp Due to Health Issue
Two-time All-Star Devin Booker will miss the start of Phoenix Suns training camp and won’t be available for Monday’s media day after being placed in the NBA’s health and safety protocols, the team announced Sunday. Booker confirmed on his Twitch stream that he tested positive for COVID-19, but refused to address whether or not he is vaccinated. His eligibility for the Suns’ first pre-season game on Oct 4th remains in question.
Clippers Lock In Aspiration as Arena Sponsor, Near $1B in Deals
The Clippers’ preparation for their new Inglewood home continues, as they announced on Monday that “green bank” Aspiration will serve as the arena’s “founding sponsor.” The pairing dovetails with owner Steve Ballmer’s commitment to making the Intuit Dome 100% carbon-free. Early reports estimate that the deal is worth $300 million.