The Texas Rangers had clinched a playoff berth days before Sunday, but game 162 was still important because a win meant a division title. The Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim proved to be no match Sunday after spoiling the celebration Saturday in a wild ninth inning.
New Hampshire isn't necessarily known for hosting chess matches of gas mileage, being a speedy one-mile circuit, but Sunday that was the storyline, as Kevin Harvick ran out of gas after proving dominance all day and Kenseth pounced on a win.
Dallas Cowboys fans were obviously given a shock last weekend when general Tony Romo went down with a broken clavicle. Romo's absence has left many wondering whether Brandon Weeden is ready for primetime. Dallas went out and acquired Matt Cassel to bolster the position.
After losing via a walk-off single Tuesday night and simply being outplayed Monday night, one would think the Astros had been through the ringer in Arlington, though they certainly hadn't. Houston succumbed to the Rangers 14-3.