The jerseys are meant to “evoke the history of the city” and, of course, get customers to purchase annual, limited-edition jerseys.
The good news… they look great. Our favorites are Oklahoma City’s and San Antonio’s.
⚽️ Tottenham fired manager Nuno Santo after just four months on the job following a 3-0 home loss to Manchester United on Saturday.
Santo only made it through 10 EPL games with the club before joining Ryan Mason and Jose Mourinho as Tottenham managers to be fired in 2021.
Antonio Conte, the former Chelsea manager, is already in London meeting with the front office about the vacancy.
🎾 Alexander Zverev won his fifth tour-level title this season at the Vienna Open, defeating Frances Tiafoe 7-5, 6-4.
Zverev, the Tokyo Olympic gold medalist, has won 24 of his past 26 matches.
Two Odds-Changing Stories
Derrick Henry, the superstar Tennessee Titans running back, is likely out for the year with a foot injury. He’s played like an MVP. Here are the NFL’s rushing yards leaders through week 8:
Derrick Henry: 937
Derrick Henry after contact: 728
Jonathan Taylor: 649
In his place, the Titans signed ageless wonder Adrian Peterson.
The Rams go all-in: The LA Rams traded two 2022 draft picks to the Broncos for star defensive end Von Miller, creating an opposing quarterback's worst nightmare by pairing Miller with reigning Defensive Player of the Year Aaron Donald.
Now, the Rams have three of the 10 highest-paid defensive players in the NFL in Miller, Donald, and Jalen Ramsey. They’re officially in win-now mode, especially considering they have zero 1st or 2nd round picks in the 2022 NFL Draft.
Zoom out: The odds-makers are a fan of the move. The Rams jumped up to the third-highest Super Bowl favorites, passing the Cardinals and Packers:
Buffalo Bills (+500)
Tampa Bay Buccaneers (+650)
LA Rams (+650)
Surrender Cobra Returns
*Since we were off yesterday for day-after Halloween, some of these games are from the weekend*
MLB World Series
Houston Astros9vs. Atlanta Braves 5 - Sunday
The Braves jumped to a 4-0 lead in the first inning, nearly becoming the first team to win the World Series on Halloween, before Houston went on a 9-1 run to extend the series.
Games 6 and (if needed) 7 will both be played in Houston.
Atlanta leads the series 3-2.
(4-4) Kansas City Chiefs 20 vs. (2-6) NY Giants 17
The Chiefs may have won... but it was not pretty even against the Giants.
Patrick Mahomes (275 yards, 1 TD, 1 INT) continues to look off and Travis Kelce (27 yards) had another tough week.
(5-2) Philadelphia 76ers 113vs. (3-4) Portland Trail Blazers 103
Without Joel Embiid, Tobias Harris, and Ben Simmons, Seth Curry (23 pts, 6 reb, 5 ast) played hero by out-dueling Damian Lillard (20 pts, 7 reb, 10 ast).
(4-3) Atlanta Hawks 118 vs. (5-2) Washington Wizards 111
Trae Young (26 pts, 6 ast) got everyone involved, leading to seven Hawks scoring in double-figures.
Despite the loss, the Wizards are off to their best start in years thanks in large part to the return on the Russell Westbrook trade - Kyle Kuzma and Montrez Harrell.
(8-0)#8 Michigan State 37vs. (7-1) #6 Michigan 33 - Saturday
Michigan State erased a 16-point second-half deficit behind running back Kenneth Walker III (208 total yds, 5 TD), who saw his Heisman odds jump from +1600 to +500 after the monster performance.
Jim Harbaugh is now 3-9 against rivals Ohio State and Michigan State… not including their canceled game in Columbus last year.
Stat:$400 million. The amount Kobe Bryant’s family earned when CocaCola bought BodyArmor, the drink brand, which Kobe invested in back in 2014.
The acquisition was announced at 8:24 AM in his honor.
Quote:“Relax. That’s her last name.”
Actor Ken Jeong called out his wife as the guest picker on College Gameday. He’s best known for his role in The Hangover.
Highlight:Jameis Winston tore his ACL in the Saints win over the Bucs, ending his season.