There was a lot of great soccer this weekend, but this Neymar goal against Villarreal certainly takes the cake. We’ll be watching this goal of the year candidate on replay! Check it out:
QUIPS FOR THIS WEEK
On Sunday night, NFC East rivals the Philadelphia Eagles and the Dallas Cowboys went head to head in Texas, and the Eagles left with the OT win, 33-27.
This weekend of football was quite fun. The Carolina Panthers remain undefeated after beating the Green Bay Packers 37-29, as did the New England Patriots after getting the win 27-10 over the Washington Redskins, and the Cincinnati Bengals over the Cleveland Browns 31-10. In other news starring the Manning brothers, the Denver Broncos suffered their first loss to the Indianapolis Colts 27-24 and the New York Giants beat the Tampa Bay Bucs 32-18.
Monday Night Football features the Chicago Bears v. the San Diego Chargers at 8:30pm EST on ESPN.
Let’s talk about Week 10. #1 Clemson beat #19 Florida State 23-13 in an ACC match-up, #3 Alabama upset #9 LSU 30-16 (they were ranked #2 at the time), #2 Ohio State defeated Minnesota and #6 Notre Dame got the victory over Pittsburgh 42-30. Oh and in a surprise win, Nebraska topped previously #7 Michigan State 39-38 while #5 Oklahoma State (then #14) pulled off an upset against #13 TCU (then #8), 49-29.
The new top 5 rankings was shaken up a little with Clemson, Ohio State, Alabama, Baylor and Oklahoma State closing out the top.
Games to watch this week include:
- #3 Alabama vs. #20 Mississippi State – Saturday at 3:30pm EST on CBS
- #12 Oklahoma vs. #4 Baylor – Saturday at 8:00pm EST on ABC
This weekend, the LA Lakers featured a classic showdown against the New York Knicks, and lost 95-99 in the Garden. Kobe Bryant is back from injury but we’re already debating whether or not this season will be his last.
In other news, the Brooklyn Nets are relieved to learn that starting center Brook Lopez didn’t suffer a serious injury in his foot and will likely be back on the court this week.
Oh, and the Golden State Warriors remain undefeated after beating the Sacramento Kings 103-94 in a game that featured Steph Curry versus his little brother Seth Curry.
The World Gymnastics Championship wrapped up on Sunday. Japan, the U.S., Great Britain, and Cuba went home with impressive wins, and we’ll be keeping our eyes on them during the 2016 Rio Olympics!
JUST FOR FUN
I just can’t take it anymore
LeBron tears the sleeves off his jersey (because… should basketball jerseys really have sleeves? No.)
STORIES FOR INSIGHTS, COOL FACTOR + DEBATE
Rangers’ Marty St. Louis is still on the ice
He retired after 16 seasons in the NHL, but now, he’s teaching kids to play hockey and be great teammates
Mizzou football players are boycotting university president Tim Wolfe
They won’t take part in football activities until Wolfe, who has come under fire for his management of racial controversies at the school, is removed