Good morning, New York/New Jersey sports fans! Let's get right to our first look at the regional sports scene.â†µ
NFL: The league will release its schedule Tuesday night, and a season-opening match-up between the New York Giants and New York Jets is widely expected to be part of that schedule. Why? Week 1 falls on the anniversary of 9/11.â†µ
The SB Nation New York 2011 NFL Mock Draft is rolling along. I expect several more picks to be made today, so keep checking in for those.â†µ
NHL: The New York Rangers get a chance to even their NHL playoff series with the Washington Capitals at Madison Square Garden Wednesday night. SB Nation New York will have all the action for you.â†µ
NBA: The New York Knicks are still licking their wounds after Sunday's excruciating loss to Boston. Game 2 is Tuesday night.â†µ
COLLEGES: The Big East Conference and Villanova apparently are not on the same page when it comes to adding Villanova's football team to the conference.