After beating Redskins corner Josh Norman for a pair of nice catches on a drive in the fourth quarter, and seeing quarterback Eli Manning throw an interception in the red zone, Giants wideout Odell Beckham Jr. lost his mind on the sideline. Beckham, apparently frustrated he couldn’t score against his foe, took out his emotions on a kicking net on the sideline, and was seen crying. It comes a year after he feuded with Norman on the field when the corner was a member of the Panthers. Beckham had four catches for 87 yards after the drive concluded, and the Giants trailed 26–24.
Record crowds watched this month as another world No. 1 and defending US Open champion, Novak Djokovic, was beaten in the men's final by Stan Wawrinka. The playing surface is now a blue hard court; the intimate, horseshoe-shaped stadium seating 14,000 people has been traded for a towering 23,771-strong venue with its new $150 million retractable roof. While that '77 final marked the start of a new era for US tennis, it also closed the door on another. In 2010, Forest Hills Stadium was almost replaced by a new housing development. But now, 101 years since it first hosted the US national tournament, the site is enjoying something of a renaissance. Thanks to the New York Empire, a new franchise
Frenchman Lucas Pouille claimed his first ATP title by beating Austrian top seed Dominic Thiem 7-6(5) 6-2 in the Moselle Open final in Metz on Sunday. World number 18 Pouille, seeded third, overcame a 4-0 deficit in the opening set's tiebreak to down Thiem, who made too many unforced errors. Pouille, who has been enjoying a fine end of season after reaching the quarter-finals at this month's U.S. Open, rode his momentum by breaking in the first game of the second set.