• Rafael Nadal became the seventh player to win the career Grand Slam when he took home the U. S. Open singles title.
• Nebraska had an impressive win over the University of Washington.
• Alabama's Mark Ingram had 100 yards rushing in the first quarter of his season debut, a win over Duke.
• CC Sabathia won his 20th game of the season.
• Troy Tulowitzki has been on fire for the Rockies.
• The Seattle Storm won the WNBA championship.
• Reggie Bush forfeited his Heisman Trophy.
• Packers running back Ryan Grant was lost for the season due to injuries.
• Arizona State lost to Wisconsin on a blocked extra point.