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• In Week One of National Football League action…

Cincinnati 34
Indianapolis 23

Buffalo 3
Baltimore 47

Tampa Bay 48
New Orleans 40

Houston 20
New England 27

San Francisco 16
Minnesota 24

Tennessee 20
Miami 27

Jacksonville 20
NY Giants 15

Pittsburgh 21
Cleveland 21

Kansas City 38
San Diego 28

Dallas 8
Carolina 16

Washington 24
Arizona 6

Seattle 24
Denver 27

Chicago 23
Green Bay 24

• And, in the US Tennis Open’s Men’s Singles Finals, Novak Djokovic defeated Juan Martin del Potro 6-3, 7-6 (4), 6-3 to win his third US Open title and 14th Grand Slam championship.

And, in a controversial Women’s Singles Final, Naomi Osaka won her first Grand Slam title by defeating Serena Williams 6-2, 6-4. Williams was fined $17,000 for a series of outbursts against the chair umpire, but there have been calls of sexism in the wake of the controversy, with people ranging from Billie Jean King to sportswriter Sally Jenkins arguing that Williams was penalized for behavior that would never would be an issue in the men’s game.
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