1. The Kansas City Chiefs beat the Houston Texans 34-20 Thursday night to kick off the 2020 NFL season.
2. The Lakers beat the Houston Rockets 110-100 Thursday night to take a 3-1 lead in the second round Western Conference Playoff series.
3. The Miami Dolphins have decided to stay inside during both the national anthem and “Lift Ev’ry Voice And Sing” during the 2020 NFL season issuing a message in the fight against social injustice.
4. Dallas Cowboys quarterback Dak Prescott sought help in the off season for anxiety and depression brought on by the death of his brother Jace and the coronavirus pandemic.
5. Arrowhead Stadium was filled to 22% capacity, 15,985 fans, for the NFL opener.
6. Boston Celtics vs. Toronto Raptors, Game 7, Eastern Conference Second Round, Friday night 6:00 p.m.
7. The Clippers lead the Denver Nuggets 3-1 in their Western Conference playoff series. Game 5 is Friday at 3:30 p.m.
8. The Atlanta Braves set a National League record for runs scored in a 29-9 rout of the Miami Marlins Wednesday night. The Braves had 23 hits overall which included seven home runs.
9. On this date in 2001 a series of airline hijackings and suicide attacks took place committed by 19 militants associated with the Islamic extremist group al-Qaeda against targets in the United States, the deadliest terrorist attacks on American soil in U.S. history.
10. Former NFL safety/Hall of Famer Ed Reed turns 42 today.