The Baltimore Ravens will visit the Detroit Lions on Sunday, 26th September at Ford Field, Detroit. The Ravens’ offense really impressed late in the win over the Chiefs. With Lamar Jackson’s explosiveness, Baltimore is never out of it. The two teams have met each other 5 times, with the Baltimore Ravens winning 4 games and the Detroit Lions winning 1 games.
The Chicago Bears at Cleveland Browns face off on Sunday, 26th September at FirstEnergy Stadium, Cleveland. Both of these teams are 1-1 on the season and desperately hoping to move to 2-1 with a win in this game. Bears vs Browns have met each other 16 times, with the Cleveland Browns winning 9 games and the Chicago Bears winning 7 games.
The Cincinnati Bengals vs Pittsburgh Steelers face off on Sunday, 26th September at Heinz Field, Pittsburgh. The winner of this game gets an early leg up in the AFC North, where all four teams are 1-1 after two weeks. Bengals vs Steelers have met each other 103 times (including 2 postseason games), with the Pittsburgh Steelers winning 67 games and the Cincinnati Bengals winning 36 games.
Nice Race shaping up, will they let Bayern loose on the lead?
Great article from Clare Novak. A beautiful long form piece profiling the one, and only, Mr. Duchossois.
Bill Nack is the best.
Good piece over at the NYT on I'll Have Another's stud duty in Japan.
A wonderful piece over at BloodHorse.com. A definite "must read".
With a historical success rate of 33 percent, the current 12-race slump is unlikely: The odds of it happening by chance are about 1 in 130 – nearly the same as the 2011 Atlanta Braves failing to make Major League Baseball’s playoffs with 18 games remaining and an 8.5-game lead for the wild card.The Triple Crown Slump Is Even Slumpier Than You Think | FiveThirtyEight
The best horse on soft ground in the world, bar none.