The World Series gets underway tonight! The Kansas City Royals will host the San Francisco Giants in game one of the best-of-seven series; first pitch is set for 8 pm at Kauffman Stadium in Kansas City, Missouri. This marks the Royals’ first trip to the Fall Classic since 1985 and the Giants’ third in the past five seasons.
The Pittsburgh Steelers defeated the Houston Texans 30-23 in Monday Night Football last night at Pittsburgh. The Steelers took the lead with 24 points in the final minutes of the second quarter. With the win, the Steelers improved to 4-3 on the season. The Texans fell to 3-4.
The Atlanta Hawks picked up a 117-114 overtime victory over the Charlotte Hornets in NBA pre-season action last night at the Philips Arena. The Hawks will play their final pre-season game for 2014 tomorrow night in San Antonio against the Spurs. They’ll open the regular season on Wednesday, October 29th in Toronto against the Raptors.
The Atlanta Falcons fell to the Baltimore Ravens 29-7 in NFL action yesterday at Baltimore, marking the Falcons’ fourth straight loss.
Peyton Manning became the NFL’s new leader in career touchdown passes last night in the Denver Broncos’ 42-17 win over the San Francisco 49ers. Manning contributed four touchdown passes to bring his career total to 510, surpassing the previous record of 508 set by Brett Favre. The ball with which Manning accomplished this task will placed in the Pro Football Hall of Fame.