Today in Sports History for October 1st, 2015

2006 – Albert Haynesworth (Tennessee Titans) kicked off the helmet of Andre Gurode (Dallas Cowboys) and then scraped his cleat across his head. Gurode required 30 stitches and suffered blurry vision from the attack. The NFL suspended Haynesworth for 5 games without pay. This was the worst suspension for onfield behavior to date.

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Here’s the Breakdown to the Major League Baseball standings.

The Blue Jays have won the AL East
The Royals have won the AL Central
The Mets have won the NL East
The Cardinals have won the NL Central and the top NL seed
The Dodgers have won the NL West
The Pirates and Cubs are the NL wild cards

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Blue Jays picked up the AL East title for the first time since 1993

The Jays pounded 18 hits, including the 40th home run for Jose Bautista, the 37th homer for Edwin Encarnacion, along with another by Justin Smoak, plus a 5-for-5 day at the plate for Ryan Goins. Toronto drew 10 walks and benefited from four Orioles errors, coming into the game already leading the league in runs scored by 111 over the second-place Yankees.

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Cardinals Win Their 100th Game and Clinch the NL Central Title for the Third year in a row.

The Cardinals have also lost catcher Yadier Molina to a thumb injury. He will not play again during the regular season and, for the time being, he is questionable for the postseason. Molina will continue to be evaluated to determine his availability for the NLDS. He’s a huge loss, needless to say.

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MNF Aaron Rodgers and the Green Bay Packers take the KC Chiefs 38-28

Rodgers on the other hand had a terrific night, he was too good to beat at home, where his last interception came in 2012. Too good to give free opportunities, which the Chiefs did repeatedly on Monday night. Too good to lose to an inferior team unwilling to take chances. Too good to beat by bringing a knife to a gun fight.

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Cal Ripkin Jr. Autographed (Iron Clad) Baseballs on Sale now from Hollywood Collectibles

For a very limited time Hollywood Collectibles is offering you the opportunity to purchase a Cal Ripken, Jr. (Iron Clad) baseball for just $109.00! An incredible price especially since other memorabilia dealers are charging more than three times that amount.

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