Eli Manning saves season as Pat Shurmur gets first win as Giants coach

HOUSTON — Pat Shurmur walked into the NRG Stadium visitors’ locker room Sunday afternoon after his first win as Giants head coach and began hugging his players one-by-one, telling them how proud he was. Eventually he got to Eli Manning, the man who wide receiver Russell Shepard appropriately called… Source link

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NFL Roundup: Brees scores the winner in OT as Saints beat Falcons, 43-37

SAINTS 43, FALCONS 37, OT Drew Brees’ 1-yard run capped an 80-yard touchdown drive to open overtime. Brees’ score came after his apparent 3-yard TD pass to Alvin Kamara was overturned on video review that determined Kamara’s knee was down before the goal line. Brees scored on a keeper on the following… Source link

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Michael Conforto's bases-loaded triple helps Mets beat Nationals 8-6

WASHINGTON — At the end of a long, cold, wet afternoon, the New York Mets managed a split of their final road trip of the season. Michael Conforto hit a go-ahead, bases-loaded triple, rookie Jeff McNeil matched a career high with four hits and the Mets beat the Washington Nationals 8-6 on Sunday. … Source […]

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Bills stun Vikings 27-6 in rookie Josh Allen's 1st road start

MINNEAPOLIS — Josh Allen played with the poise of a well-seasoned quarterback, hustling to give Buffalo an early lead in his first NFL road start. Then, the Bills turned their defense loose on Kirk Cousins and delivered a stunningly lopsided victory over the Minnesota Vikings. Allen accounted for… Source link

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Leonard: Chad Wheeler jump starts Giants in place of disappointing Ereck Flowers, who team should have already moved on from

HOUSTON — Pat Shurmur benched Ereck Flowers and started Chad Wheeler at right tackle on Sunday, helping to jump start the run game and offense with more efficiency and better early protection to build a large first-half lead in their first win of the season. Wheeler’s primary assignment, three-time… Source link

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Yankees manager still mulling over his wild card pitching options as J.A. Happ lacks command as Bombers fall to Orioles

J.A. Happ, Luis Severino or Masahiro Tanaka? Ten days before the wild card game, Aaron Boone said he hasn’t picked one yet and is prioritizing home-field advantage over manipulating his rotation to set up a particular pitcher for the start on Oct 3. But Boone also didn’t show much faith in Happ… Source link

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