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Baltimore Ravens kicker Justin Tucker celebrates his game-winning field goal. Photo: Amy Lemus/NurPhoto via Getty Images

Baltimore Ravens kicker Justin Tucker converted a 66-yard field goal to beat the Detroit Lions 19-17 in the closing seconds Sunday.

Why it matters: It's a new NFL record for the longest field goal, beating out a 64-yard kick by Matt Prater in 2013.

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Context: The Lions had taken the lead a minute before the kick, and were up 17-16, before the Ravens converted a 36-yard pass on fourth-and-19 to set up the field goal.

  • The ball hit the bottom of the crossbar and bounced forward for the conversion as time expired.

Wild stat: There have already been 10 go-ahead field goals in the final 10 seconds of regulation or overtime. That's the most through Week 3 since the 1970 merger, three more than the previous record, write Kendall Baker and Jeff Tracy in Axios Sports.

What they're saying: "What I will personally take away from this moment is this team that trusts," Tucker said.

  • "As I'm becoming more and more a dinosaur in this league at 31 years old, I've got to do every little thing I can to get the ball to go a little farther."

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Justice Department asks Supreme Court to block Texas abortion ban

Abortion rights activists rally at the Texas State Capitol on Sept. 11, 2021, in Austin, Texas. Photo: Jordan Vonderhaar/Getty Images

The Justice Department on Monday asked the Supreme Court to temporarily block Texas' near-total ban on abortions while federal courts consider its constitutionality.

The big picture: The court last month allowed the ban to take effect, rejecting an emergency application by abortion-rights groups. The law bars the procedure after cardiac activity is detected, as early as six weeks into pregnancy.

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This arthritis drug cost $198 in 2008. Now it's more than $10,000

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In 2008, a box of 30 anti-inflammatory rectal suppositories that treats arthritis, called Indocin, had a price tag of $198. As of Oct. 1, the price of that same box was 52 times higher, totaling $10,350.

Why it matters: As federal lawmakers continue to waver on drug price reforms, Indocin is another example of how nothing prevents drug companies from hiking prices at will and selling them within a broken supply chain.

Fintech's record year

Illustration: Annelise Capossela/Axios

Massive venture rounds into fintech companies have ballooned this year, pushing up total dollars invested — in just the first three quarters of 2021 — to nearly double the amount in all of 2020, per new PitchBook data.

Why it matters: The maturing of fintech startups means a growing number of companies are able to raise huge later-stage funding rounds as investors look to lock-in their bets.