Top Plays // College Football
Penn State's "Block Six" leads to huge upset.
In front of an electric crowd, Penn State was able to pull of the biggest win in James Franklin’s tenure. When the Buckeyes tried to extend their lead to 7, Penn State’s special teams unit had different plans. The winning block kick return TD is an early favorite for play of the year.
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Worst Fake Punt Ever
This would fall under the category of questionable coaching decisions. While hindsight is 20/20, it’s hard seeing a fake punt from your own end zone working out well on 4th and 20. Yes, that really happened. Here’s the proof.
Top Plays // NFL
AJ Green Hauls in Hail Mary
The Bengals wide receiver is having another fantastic year, and he just added a play to his career highlight reel. With no time left before the half ends, Green somehow, someway grabs the ball out of the air with five defenders all over them. He’s one of the best receivers in the game for a reason.
Landon Collins Interception Return
He was not going to be denied a pick six. The Giants safety not only made a nice pick but then preceded to create one of the most electric interception returns you will see. I’m no special teams coach, but I’d let Collins return a punt or two.
Game Winner in Detroit
It always seems the Lions are on the wrong side of these plays. But not this Sunday. Kirk Cousins ran in what everyone thought would be the winning score, but Stafford drove his team down the field before winning it with a great throw to the veteran Boldin.
Top Plays // MLB
The Cubs are going to the World Series for the first time since 1945
For the first time since 1945, the Chicago Cubs are headed to the World Series. The Cubs took a 5-0 win over the Los Angeles Dodgers on Saturday and clinched the pennant. Afterward, the city of Chicago erupted as the team that is the standard bearer for a cursed sports club made it to the brink of their first championship win in 108 years.
Here's a great look at the chaos in Chicago from our friends at Thrillist.
Top Plays // Hockey
Laine Proves His Worth
Anything you can do, I can do better. After the top overall pick Auston Matthews scored four goals in his debut, the second overall pick Patrik Laine one upped him bynetting a hat trick to win it for Winnipeg over Matthews’ Leafs. His third goal was of course the game winner.
This day in sports history.
The Panda cemented his legacy with a great performance on this day four years ago.Three homers in Game 1 of the World Series gave his Giants the victory, and they never looked back.
On this day five years, David Freese enjoyed his coming out party with not one, but two clutch appearances at the plate. He not only tied the game on his team’s final strike, and then won it with a walk-off in the 11th. Shop the print here.