Sports Quick Hits: September 27th, 2021
🏎F1: Yesterday, Lewis Hamilton became the first-ever F1 driver to win 100 races, following a dramatic ending to the Russian Grand Prix. After race leader Lando Norris spun out with a few laps to go, Hamilton sailed to his fifth win of the season, nearly a minute ahead of his biggest rival and runner up, Max Verstappen.
🎓🏈College football: Hey Google, play “I’m Upset” by Drake. Four previously ranked teams lost to formerly unranked opponents during college football Week 4. Most notably, previous No. 9 Clemson lost 27–21 to previously unranked NC State, prompting the Tigers to fall out of the top 10 in the AP Top 25 poll for the first time in 97 (!!!) weeks.
⛳️Golf: Okay Google, now play “Life is Good” by Drake and Future, because Team USA won the Ryder Cup. In front of a home crowd in Wisconsin, the Americans cruised to a 19–9 win — the biggest margin of victory since 1979 — over Europe. The win was so special, even arch nemeses Brooks Koepka and Bryson DeChambeau hugged it out. U–S–A!