NFL

  • In the Thursday night AFC West showdown between the Kansas City Chiefs and the Los Angeles Chargers the biggest play of the night coming from a 7th round pick rookie cornerback Jaylen Watson. Watson pulling down a pick-six 99 yard runback with 10:40 left in the 4th and the game tied at 17 all. The Chiefs managed to hold on and get the win 27-24.

 

  • Los Angeles Chargers head coach Brandon Staley said after the game that QB Justin Herbert seems to be “OK” after suffering what appeared to be some sort of injury to his abdomen late in the 4th quarter of Thursday nights game. Herbert did undergo x-rays after the game and the team saying they will know more today after getting the results.

 

  • Seattle Seahawks safety Jamal Adams will unfortunately undergo season-ending surgery to fix a torn quadriceps tendon. Adams was injured while attempting to sack Russell Wilson during Monday nights win over the Denver Broncos.

 

 

MLB

  • Sandy Alderson will be stepping down as president of the New York Mets since the team has now hired his successor. 74-year-old Alderson will move into a new role and become a special adviser to owners Steve and Alex Cohen and the senior leadership team.

 

  • Yandy Díaz sent a 3-run shot over the wall and the Tampa Bay Rays, who started 9 Latin American position players on Roberto Clemente Day, rolled over the Toronto Blue Jays 11-0 on Thursday. The win put them within a half-game of the Blue Jays in the wild-card race. All 9 of Tampa Bay starters and their base coaches all wore No. 21 in honor of Clemente.

 

  • Francisco Lindor and Carlos Carrasco helped lift the New York Mets over the Pittsburg Pirates 7-1 on Thursday, affectively extending their very slim lead in the NL East. Lindor smashed his 24th home run and set a Mets season record for shortstops. Carrasco who is 15-6 struck out his season-best 11 over 6 fantastic innings. New York moved to a full game ahead of Atlanta.