Top Five Stories From Yesterday
1. Week 7 of the NFL sees lots of points, lots of turnovers and big wins by the Steelers and Patriots to keep themselves at the top of the AFC.
2. Auburn jumps to the top of the new BCS standings after its home win over LSU, while Oregon stays at No. 2 with Boise State and Texas Christian right behind those two teams.
3. Denny Hamlin wins the Sprint Cup race in Martinsville and trims Chase leader Jimmie Johnson’s points lead to a minute six with four races remaining.
4. The Predators continue their impressive start to the hockey season, going on the road and defeating an up and coming Tampa Bay squad.
5. Jonathan Byrd made a hole in one on the fourth playoff hole to win the PGA Tour event in Las Vegas.
Top Five Games From Yesterday
1. Ravens 37, Bills 34, overtime: Buffalo rallied to score the last 10 points of regulation to force the extra session, but Baltimore won on a Billy Cundiff 38-yard field goal.
2. Predators 4, Lightning 3: Nashville jumped out to a 4-1 lead, but had to hold on as Tampa Bay scored twice in a minute with under five minutes left to get within a goal.
3. Steelers 23, Dolphins 22: Pittsburgh kicked a field goal with 2:26 remaining to get the come-from-behind win on the road in Miami.
4. Buccaneers 18, Rams 17: Josh Freeman threw a one-yard TD pass to Cadillac Williams with 10 seconds remaining to give Tampa Bay the dramatic home win over St. Louis.
5. Panthers 23, 49ers 20: Carolina scored 10 points in the final two minutes to rally for its first win of the 2010 season beating San Francisco.
Top Five Performances From Yesterday
1. Kenny Britt, Titans WR: Seven catches for 225 yards and three TDs in Tennessee’s 37-19 win over Philadelphia.
2. Darren McFadden, Raiders RB: 16 carries for 165 yards and three TDs in Oakland’s 59-14 blowout win over Denver.
3. Roddy White, Falcons WR: 11 catches for 201 yards and two TDs in Atlanta’s 39-32 win over Cincinnati.
4. Miikka Kiprusov, Flames G: Made 27 saves for his 36th career shutout in Calgary’s 4-0 win over San Jose.
5. DeAngelo Hall, Redskins CB: Tied an NFL record with four interceptions in Washington’s 17-14 win over Chicago.
Five Performances That Weren’t So Good From Yesterday
1. Jay Cutler, Bears QB: Committed five turnovers, including four interceptions, in Chicago’s 17-14 loss to Washington.
2. Drew Brees, Saints QB: Threw four interceptions, two of which were returned for TDs by David Bowens in New Orleans’ 30-17 loss to Cleveland.
3. Brett Favre, Vikings QB: Threw another three interceptions, including one returned by Desmond Bishop for a TD that would be the winning score, in Minnesota’s 28-24 loss to Green Bay.
4. Broncos Defense: Gave up 59 points and 508 yards of total offense in Denver’s 59-14 loss to Oakland.
5. Arizona Cardinals: Committed five turnovers, and had only 227 yards of total offense in their 22-10 loss to Seattle.
Top Five Events To Follow Today
1. English Football, Championship: Cardiff City (8-2-2) at Leeds United (5-5-2), 2:45 PM: Cardiff looks to solidify its hold pn one of the promotion spots traveling to 16th place Leeds.
2. NHL: Flyers (3-3-1) at Blue Jackets (4-3-0), 7:00 PM: Philadelphia tries to build off the good win over Toronto by going on the road to take on Columbus.
3. NHL: Coyotes (2-2-2) at Canadiens (4-2-1), 7:30 PM: Phoenix travels north to take on a Montreal team looking to continue its good start to the season.
4. NHL: Kings (5-2-0) at Wild (3-3-1), 8:00 PM, Versus: Los Angeles comes east to face Minnesota in a match-up of Western Conference teams.
5. NFL: Giants (4-2) at Cowboys (1-4), 8:30 PM, ESPN: A must-win for Dallas if they have any slim hopes of making the playoffs this season.