Good morning, New York/New Jersey sports fans! Here is your first look at the regional sports scene.â†µ
- The New York Yankees are falling. Question is, when will they get up? The Yankees lost their sixth straight game on Monday night, blowing a 5-1 lead in a 6-5 loss to the Tampa Bay Rays. The reeling Yankees are now just one game over .500 at 20-19. â†µ
- The New York Mets lost 2-1 in in 11 innings to Florida Monday night, suffering the indignity of giving up the game-winning hit to Marlin's relief pitcher Burke Badenhop. The Mets also learned that third baseman David Wright has a stress fracture in his back. Our Jimmy Hascup takes a look at the Mets at the quarter-pole of the baseball season.
- The Eighth Circuit Court of Appeals ruled in favor of the owners Monday night, leaving the NFL Lockout in place while the league's current appeal plays out in court. The instant analysis by most experts seems to indicate this could be a good thing, forcing the players to the negotiating table in hopes of getting a new collective bargaining agreement. â†µ
- The NBA Draft Lottery is Tuesday night, and the New York Knicks won't be in it. Considering their Lottery history, that might be a good thing. â†µ
- SB Nation New York's Joe Caporoso is wondering what sports talk radio shows you listen to. â†µ