The top four teams in the FWAA-NFF Super 16 Poll for Week 13, after the final weekend of college football's regular season, are Georgia, Michigan, TCU, and USC.
|Citi Field. Photo by Jason Schott.
While the Mets still decide on what to do with their free agents including pitcher Jacob deGrom and center fielder Brandon Nimmo, they have made a flurry of moves acquiring young pitching talent in the past week.
|Yankee Stadium. Photo by Jason Schott.
After the Yankees season ended meekly with a sweep at the hands of their nemesis, the Houston Astros in the American League Championship Series, making it 13 years the win-or-bust Bronx Bombers have not won a World Series.
|Aaron Judge hitting his 60th home run of the season on September 20th at Yankee Stadium against the Pittsburgh Pirates. Photo by Jason Schott.
Yankees outfielder Aaron Judge had one of the greatest seasons in baseball history, as his 62 home runs set the franchise and American League's single-season records, and on Thursday night, he was honored as the American League Most Valuable Player.
|Buck Showalter in October. Photo by Jason Schott.
Mets Manager Buck Showalter was named National League Manager of the Year by the Baseball Writers Association of America (BBWAA) on Tuesday night.
|Edwin Diaz pitching against the Dodgers on August 21st. Photo by Jason Schott.
The Mets wasted no time locking up their top free agent as the offseason, as they signed their closer, Edwin Diaz, to a five-year contract.
Messi vs. Ronaldo: One Rivalry, Two GOATs, and the Era That Remade the World's Game
By Jonathan Clegg and Joshua Robinson
Mariner Books; hardcover, 320 pages; $29.99; available today, Tuesday, November 1st
Joshua Robinson is the European sports correspondent for The Wall Street Journal, who has also written for the New York Times, the Washington Post, and Sports Illustrated. Jonathan Clegg is an editor for The Wall Street Journal, and his work has also been seen in the Daily Telegraph, the Independent (U.K.) and FourFourTwo magazine. They are the authors of The Club, which was released in 2019 and focused on the rise of the English Premier League. Click here for our review of that detailed work on how the EPL became the biggest soccer league in the world.