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What’s Happening in Sports: September 15, 2022


2020: Denver Nuggets became the 1st team to complete multiple 3-1 series comebacks in 1 postseason while also being the 1st team to pull off 3 double-digit comeback victories while facing elimination as they beat the Clippers to clinch the Western Conference Finals

2020: Miami Heat C Bam Adebayo became the 1st player to block a go-ahead dunk attempt in the final 5 seconds of a NBA playoff game on Jayson Tatum, helping the Miami Heat pull off a double-digit 4th Qtr comeback in Eastern Conference Finals Game 1

2019: Las Vegas Raiders QB Derek Carr broke Ken Stabler‘s record for the most career PASS YDS (19,078) in franchise history. Carr continues to shatter the Raiders record books as he carries his franchise passing record to new heights

2019: WR Julio Jones passed Roddy White (12,896) as the Atlanta Falcons all-time leading Receiver on a 54-yd GW-TD against the Philadelphia Eagles during NFL Sunday Night Football. Julio was traded by the Falcons less than 2 years later with the record set at 12,896 REC YDS 

2017: Cleveland Indians extended their AL record with their 22nd and final consecutive Win on a walk-off which was also the longest in 100 years, trailing only the 1916 New York Giants’ 26 straight wins in MLB history

1979: Boston Red Sox 1B Bob Watson became the 1st player to hit for the cycle in both the AL and NL in MLB history 

1969: St. Louis Cardinals SP Steve Carlton struck out 19 Mets to set a new MLB single-game record at the time before multiple MLB pitchers surpassed him with the new record set at 20

1963: 3 brothers (Felipe, Matty, and Jesus Alou) all took the outfield for the 1st time ever as the San Francisco Giants beat the Pittsburgh Pirates 13-5

1938: Pittsburgh Pirates OFs Lloyd and Paul Waner became the 1st pair of brothers to hit back-to-back HRs in MLB history

1912: Boston Red Sox SP Joe Wood earned his 16th consecutive victory 2-1 over the St. Louis Browns to tie Walter Johnson’s MLB record


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