This Week in Sports - November 26-30, 2007
Tragedy strikes the NFL as Pro Bowl safety Sean Taylor gets gunned down. Read what else happened this week!
Sports News - NFL Star DiesOne of the NFL's best players, Sean Taylor, was killed early Monday morning in his Miami home. The 24-year-old Washington Redskins' safety was shot in the leg, wounding his femoral artery. He died less than a day later in the hospital. Police believe the murder was random and the intruder was most likely a robbery. Taylor was a Pro Bowl safety who was an All American at the University of Miami. Taylor leaves behind a girlfriend and an 18-month-old daughter.
Sports News - Jamario Who?A few months ago, Jamario Moon was a complete unknown to the sports world. Today, he is the starting small forward for the Toronto Raptors and one of the top rookies in the NBA. After going undrafted out of Community College, this Alabama native spent time in different basketball minor leagues and overseas. After a Raptors scout saw him play, Moon was brought in for summer league and training camp where he impressed his coaches. In a game last Sunday against the Bulls, Moon had an impressive stat line - 15 points, 9 rebounds, 3 steals and an incredible 6 blocks!
Sports News - Cowboys Top PackersBy far the biggest NFL showdown happened on Thursday as the Green Bay Packers took on the Dallas Cowboys. Both teams were 10-1 coming into the game. The Packers played most of the game without star quarterback Brett Favre, who was injured in the second quarter. The Cowboys 37-27 win over the Packers gave them first place in the NFC. Favre's injury might compromise his record streak of 249 consecutive starts. He has 10 days to rest before the Packers host the Oakland Raiders on December 9.
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