Out of the Sharkzone, Sept. 25, 2018

US Men’s National Soccer Team gets win Against Rivals

On Tuesday, Sept 11, the USA Men’s Soccer team played in a friendly match vs. Mexico at Nissan Stadium in Nashville, Tennessee. The two teams’ historic rivalry only looked different on the surface, with many of the old players being replaced by younger faces. A few minutes after Mexican forward, Angel Zaldivar, was sent off from a red card, 19-year-old Tyler Adams for the US scored the American’s only goal of the night by shooting low and to the left. Over 67 meeting between the two countries, Mexico still leads the series 34-19-15.

Vontae Davis Retires at Halftime of Bills vs Chargers

At halftime of Sunday’s Chargers vs Bills game, the Buffalo Bills veteran cornerback pulled himself out of the game at halftime, put on his travel clothes, and reportedly retired from football. With his team down 28-6, the two-time Pro-Bowler made the bold decision to call it a career.

Vikings vs. Packers Ends in Odd Tie

After the full game and overtime, the Green Bay Packers and Minnesota Vikings game  ended deadlocked in a tie, 29-29. The two NFC North teams will have a monumental rematch later on in week 12 when the play each other again, for what many would see as the deciding game for playoff contention. After last week’s tie between the Cleveland Browns and Pittsburgh Steelers, this is the first time since 1973 that there have been two ties in the first two weeks of the regular season.

 

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