The #4 NC State Wrestling team opens its season in style, as the Wolfpack traveled to Gardner-Webb and shutout the Runnin’ Bulldogs 42-0. Mifflin County’s Hayden Hidlay at 157 pounds got a pin and only needed 53 seconds to score the fall.
Penn State’s Oskar Autio secured his first career Big Ten shutout stopping all 23 shots he faced during a 1-0 victory against Michigan State in Big Ten Conference action from Munn Ice Arena. Penn State Hockey improves to 4-5-0 on the year and moves to 2-5-0 in conference action following the victory.
Alex Smith threw two touchdown passes and Washington beat the Philadelphia Eagles 20-14 to capture the NFC East.
The Browns’ 24-22 victory over the Steelers, coupled with wins by the Baltimore Ravens and Buffalo Bills in the early games, sets up a meeting between the No. 3-seeded Steelers and No. 6 Browns in the wild-card round of the playoffs at Heinz Field next week.