3P: Michael Vick Expects To Start; Funeral Held For Notre Dame Student; NFL Rates Higher Than World Series
November 1, 2010 3:01 PM ET
Vick Completes First Full Practice Since Injury
Michael Vick has completed his first full practice since a rib cartilage injury sidelined him four weeks ago. Vick says he "felt great" and expects to start for the Philadelphia Eagles when they host the Indianapolis Colts next Sunday. He missed three games after being injured in a loss to Washington on Oct. 3.
Funeral Held For ND Student Killed In Tower Fall
A funeral Mass was held for a Notre Dame student killed when a tower from which he was filming football practice toppled over. The Mass was being held Monday morning at St. Mary's Catholic Church in the Chicago suburb of Buffalo Grove. Declan Sullivan was on a scissor lift that fell as wind gusts reportedly reached around 50 mph. The 20-year-old's funeral was Monday in suburban Chicago.
Steelers vs. Saints Draws Higher Rating Than World Series
Last night, a regular-season NFL game earned a higher television rating than the World Series. The "Sunday Night Football" matchup between the last two Super Bowl champions drew an 11.8 overnight rating and 18 share. Game 4 of the World Series had a 10.4/16. The Saints beat the Steelers 20-10 on NBC. The Giants defeated the Rangers 4-0 on Fox. NBC had skipped airing a Sunday night game during the Series the first four years of its current NFL contract. NBC said Monday this was the first time an NFL game outrated the World Series.
The Associated Press contributed to this report.