The first NFL Sunday was full of upsets, plus the Subway Series finale was spicy

Hello everybody and I hope your Monday is a pleased one. It’s Shanna McCarriston here, so thrilled to go over the weekend of football with you all. If your preferred group or your dream group won today, I’m sure that makes another work week a little much easier to deal with and if not I’m sure this Monday is additional rough.

For me, the Patriots didn’t win (thanks to turnovers) however I was impressed by Mac Jones’ launching. He looked made up and made some great tosses. Looking around the league, today we will go over all the action from the very first weekend of the NFL routine season. We’ll keep the football style going and talk some college football, providing our choices for winners and losers of the week, and obviously we require to speak about that United States Open Final and those late-night Subway Series fireworks.

Let’s get to it.

📰 What you require to understand

1. NFL Week 1 grades and wrap-ups 🏈

Anyone else rest on their sofa all Sunday? I’m back to my football methods, lazier than ever and taping perhaps a couple hundred actions in the day. If there’s something I’m proficient at, it’s shouting about sports while consuming on NFL Sundays.

Here are a few of the primary stories that come out of the very first Sunday of the season:

For complete Week 1 ratings, highlights and takeaways, click on this link.

Below are the groups that got the greatest grade possible for their efficiencies on Sunday: 

For a much deeper take a look at our grades for each group, click on this link. Now let’s proceed to tonight.

We have the Raiders handling the Ravens in the very first routine season video game with fans at Allegiant Stadium. Baltimore lost running back J.K. Dobbins to a knee injury in the preseason and RB Gus Edwards likewise has a hurt knee, so the Ravens will be counting on gamers even more down their depth chart — and quarterback Lamar Jackson — to discover their groove on offense. 

Meanwhile, the Raiders have actually missed out on the playoffs 17 of the last 18 seasons and will as soon as again be seeking to Derek Carr to make something occur this season.

2. Daniil Medvedev stops Novak Djokovic from making history at United States Open 🎾

Novak Djokovic had the opportunity to make history the other day, however Daniil Medvedev stunned The Joker to win his very first Grand Slam title. With a win, Djokovic’s would’ve ended up being the very first guy to win all 4 majors — the Australian Open, French Open, Wimbledon and United States Open — in the very same year considering that Australian legend Rod Laver did it in 1969.

Medvedev stopped that from taking place, beating Djokovic 6-4, 6-4, 6-4.

He likewise messed up Djokovic’s shot to pass Roger Federer and Rafael Nadal for the all-time record of Grand Slam songs titles in males’s tennis. Each member of that trio has 20 Grand Slam titles. Medvedev, 25, is now the very first gamer of his generation to beat any of those “Big Three” gamers.

On the ladies’s side of the competition, history was made when Emma Raducanu, 18, beat 19-year-old Leylah Fernandez in the Final on Saturday. Raducanu not just won her very first profession Grand Slam, however likewise ended up being the very first qualifier to ever win a Grand Slam

3. Mets leading Yankees in remarkable Subway Series finale ⚾

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A gamer striking 3 crowning achievement, benches clearing, a close ninth inning… Sunday’s last video game of the season in between the Yankees and Mets included practically whatever — and the Mets triumphed with a 7-6 win.

The Mets were brought by shortstop Francisco Lindor, who played hero with 3 homers, consisting of the ultimate game-winner. He likewise contributed in both benches cleaning.

The Mets (72-72) are now 3 video games back of the 2nd wild card and 5 out in the NL East. The Yankees (79-64) are now one video game back of both wild card areas.

4. Winners and losers from the weekend in college football 🏈


Another weekend of college football has actually offered us a lot to speak about. Two leading 10 groups suffered upsets and others that were ranked high was up to lower ranked challengers. A significant upset we saw was No. 3 Ohio State being up to No. 12 Oregon. It’s the Buckeyes’ very first house loss considering that 2017.

Just as we did recently, we are going to summarize the week and offer our choices for which gamers, coaches and groups was successful and which did not precisely provide.

Here’s a take a look at winners and losers from Week 2:


  • Oregon: They were 15-point underdogs heading into the video game versus No. 3 Ohio State, however won 35-28
  • Iowa: They are appearing like a genuine Big Ten competitor therefore far have potentially the most excellent resume
  • Florida QB Anthony Richardson: He tossed for 152 backyards, 2 goals and rush for 115 backyards and a goal in the 7 overall plays he had in Florida’s 42-20 win over USF
  • Virginia QB Brennan Armstrong: He tossed for a program record 405 backyards and 5 goals in a win over Illinois and through 2 video games has actually finished 71.6% of his passes for 734 backyards and 7 goals
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  • Ohio State protective organizer Kerry Coombs: The defense is having fun with injuries, however is not prepared to stop anything that comes their method
  • Texas: Texas was topped versus Arkansas, who hurried for 333 backyards and 4 goals in a 40-21 win over the Longhorns
  • Florida State’s avoid defense: Just see the last play of Jacksonville State’s 20-17 upset success over Florida State

For complete commentary on winners and losers, in addition to overreactions from Week 2, click on this link.

📝 Odds & Ends

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📺 What to see tonight

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🏈 Ravens vs. Raiders, 8:15 p.m. | BAL -210 | TELEVISION: ABC

⚾ Rays vs. Blue Jays, 7:07 p.m. | TOR -130 | TELEVISION: MLB.TELEVISION

⚾ Cardinals vs. Mets, 7:10 p.m. | NYM -105 | TV: MLB.TV

Best thing I saw on the web 🏅

This practically ended up being the worst thing on the web. We have actually seen animals in sports locations previously, however this time we saw a feline hanging off a greater level of Hard Rock Stadium, hanging on for dear life. The feline was holding on with its claws and ultimately fell, however the good news is somebody was right under with a flag to capture the feline.

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