Good morning, New York/New Jersey sports fans! It is the NFL offseason, which means Osi Umenyiora of the New York Giants is complaining again. Let's see what that is all about.
Osi Umenyiora Claims Giants Lied To Him, Expects To Be Traded: Umenyiora has long felt under-appreciated by the New York Giants. That feeling has now boiled over, with Umenyiora filing a sworn affadavit as part of the players' antitrust lawsuit against the NFL claiming the Giants lied to him. Umenyiora has also moved out of his New Jersey home. Join the discussion at Big Blue View.
Extra-Inning Victory Gives Yankees Sweep Of Texas Rangers: Brian Gordon pitched 5.1 effective innings in his first big-league start, at age 32. Brett Gardner finished off a 3-2 12-inning victory with a game-winning hit, giving the Yankees a three-game sweep of the Texas Rangers.
Braves 9, Mets 8: Mets Lose On 10th Inning Balk: There are lots of ways to lose baseball games, but this? A walkoff balk? D.J. Carrasco balked in the winning run Thursday as the Mets lost to the Atlanta Braves. I would like to know how many times in baseball history a game has ended that way. Anybody from the Elias Sports Bureau reading?
2011 SBNation Mock Draft: Rangers Select Joel Armia: Our Joe Fortunato discusses why this would be a solid pick for the Rangers in the real 2011 NHL Entry Draft.
2011 NBA Draft: The Nets Big Smokescreen?: What will New Jersey do in the 2011 NBA Draft? Our Ryan Jones discusses some of the options.