What was billed as a duel between two of the best quarterbacks in NFL historical past finally devolved right into a scrappy, low-scoring and ugly defensive battle. 

When the mud settled, it was Aaron Rodgers and the Inexperienced Bay Packers who emerged victorious in Tampa.

The showdown between Rodgers and Tom Brady was puffed up all week. In spite of everything, the 2 legendary signal-callers are each within the twilight of their careers, and this might properly be the final time they meet on the gridiron. 

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There is just one week left within the WNBA common season and never one group is locked right into a postseason seed but. The 4 video games on Sunday will assist decide that, beginning with a doubleheader on ABC that includes the highest 4 groups within the standings. It is also Sue Hen’s closing common season sport in Seattle. A document of greater than 18,000 followers are anticipated and so they started lining up outdoors the sector hours earlier than the doorways opened.

Yahoo Sports activities will monitor the video games and their affect on the playoff image right here

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The Boston Celtics are two wins away from claiming the NBA championship.

Jaylen Brown scored 27 factors, Jayson Tatum had 26 and Marcus Sensible added 24 because the Celtics used a fourth-quarter push to defeat the Golden State Warriors 116-110 in Sport 3 of the NBA Finals on Wednesday. With a 2-1 sequence lead, Boston is midway to the 18th title in franchise historical past.

The Warriors discover themselves in a gap, with an extra concern in Steph Curry‘s well being. The star level guard sustained an obvious harm late within the fourth quarter.

Curry scored a game-high 31

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Notes come from round Chicago outdoor and past.

WILD OF THE WEEK

Bronson Ratcliff messaged on final Saturday, “Hey Dale, I had six whooping cranes this afternoon in Kankakee County!” He might solely see the colours on the leg bands. He has seen some in Indiana at Kankakee Sands and a single at Jasper-Pulaski Fish and Wildlife Space. “By no means noticed six although,” he messaged.

WOTW, the celebration of untamed tales and images round Chicago outdoor, runs most weeks within the particular two-page outdoor part within the Solar-Occasions Sports activities Saturday. To make submissions, e mail [email protected] or contact

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Notes come from round Chicago outdoor and past.

WILD OF THE WEEK

Mark Kasick photographed an American goldfinch on Sunday at Little Pink Schoolhouse Nature Middle. He used a Nikon D7200, 300mm f4, with a 1.7 teleconverter (a couple of 500mm lens).

WOTW, the celebration of untamed tales and images round Chicago outdoor, runs most weeks within the particular two-page outdoor part within the Solar-Instances Sports activities Saturday. To make submissions, e-mail [email protected] or contact me on Fb (Dale Bowman), Twitter (@BowmanOutside) or Instagram (@BowmanOutside).

WILD TIMES

HUNTER SAFETY

Oct. 2-3: Elburn, [email protected] .

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He did not have considered one of his signature large yardage, explosive performs, however each time Penn State quarterback Sean Clifford wanted receiver Jahan Dotson, Dotson was there and his strong, dependable presence helped Penn State on one of many greatest nights of the 12 months.

Internet hosting the primary White Out recreation in two years, the No. 10 ranked Nittany Lions downed visiting No. 22 Auburn 28-20, halting a final minute drive by Auburn that obtained them inside yards of the tip zone to probably tie the sport.

Nonetheless although, it was the connection between Clifford (28-32, 280 yards

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