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The Friday 5: October 13th

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MLB League Championship Series

We are one step closer to the World Series (and the 2024 season for us Dodgers fans), as we are down to four teams, with the ALCS and the NLCS starting next week. 

In the National League, it’s the Philadelphia Phillies and the Arizona Diamondbacks, and in the American League, it’s a battle for Texas, with the Houston Astros taking on the Texas Rangers.

First pitch in the ALCS is on Sunday at 8:15 pm ET/5:15 pm PT from Minute Maid Park in Houston and is on FOX. Game 2 will be Monday at 4:37 pm ET/1:37 pm PT and will be on FOX/FS1.

The NLCS steps up to the plate on Monday at 8:07 pm ET/5:07 pm PT from Citizens Bank Park in Philadelphia and is on TBS.


George Kittle

During Sunday night’s 42-10 beatdown over the Dallas Cowboys, San Francisco 49ers’ tight end George Kittle wore a t-shirt that said “F*** Dallas” and he showed it to the crowd after a fourth-quarter touchdown run by Jordan Mason. Well, ESPN is reporting that Kittle has been fined $13,699 for it.

During his Thursday media availability with the Bay Area media, Kittle said, “It was a decision I made. If they want to fine me, they fine me.”


Daniel Jones and the New York Giants

The New York Giants (1-4) will be without quarterback Daniel Jones when they head to Buffalo for Sunday Night Football against the Bills (3-2). Jones injured his neck during the Giants, 31-16, loss to the Miami Dolphins in Week 5. With Jones, it will be Tyrod Taylor under center.

Meanwhile, it is unclear whether running back Saquon Barkley (ankle) will return to the lineup in time for prime time. The Giants will also be without LT Andrew Thomas (hamstring), C John Michael Schmitz (shoulder), OL Matt Peart (shoulder) and LB Azeez Ojulari (ankle). Oof.


Cleveland Browns

It’s PJ Walker SZN in Cleveland – or at least PJ Walker Week 6 – as Browns’ quarterback Deshaun Watson (shoulder) will miss his second straight game when the Browns (2-2) host the San Francisco 49ers (5-0) on Sunday.

The Browns will also be missing LG Joel Bitonio (knee), while TE David Njoku is listed as questionable due to burn injuries.


NFL Week 6 Schedule


Denver Broncos 8 Kansas City Chiefs 19


Baltimore Ravens (3-2) at Tennessee Titans (2-3) from London – 9:30 am ET/6:30 am PT on NFL Network

Washington Commanders (2-3) at Atlanta Falcons (3-2) – 1 pm ET/10 am PT on CBS

Seattle Seahawks (3-1) at Cincinnati Bengals (2-3) – 1 pm ET/10 am PT on CBS

Indianapolis Colts (3-2) at Jacksonville Jaguars (3-2) – 1 pm ET/10 am PT on CBS

Carolina Panthers (0-5) at Miami Dolphins (4-1) – 1pm ET/10 am PT on CBS

Minnesota Vikings (1-4) at Chicago Bears (1-4) – 1 pm ET/10 am PT on FOX

San Francisco 49ers (5-0) at Cleveland Browns (2-2) – 1 pm ET/10 am PT on FOX

New Orleans Saints (3-2) at Houston Texans (2-3) – 1 pm ET/10 am PT on FOX

New England Patriots (1-4) at Las Vegas Raiders (2-3) – 4:05 pm ET/1:05 pm PT on CBS

Detroit Lions (4-1) at Tampa Bay Buccaneers (3-1) – 4:25 pm ET/1:25 pm PT on FOX

Arizona Cardinals (1-4) at Los Angeles Rams (2-3) – 4:25 pm ET/1:25 pm PT on FOX

Philadelphia Eagles (5-0) at New York Jets (2-3) – 4:25 pm ET/1:25 pm PT on FOX

New York Giants (1-4) at Buffalo Bills (3-2) – 8:20 pm ET/5:20 pm PT on NBC


Dallas Cowboys (3-2) at Los Angeles Chargers (2-2) – 8:15 pm ET/5:15 pm PT on ESPN/ABC

Tracy Sandler

Tracy Sandler

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