Good morning, New York/New Jersey sports fans! Today could be a happy day for NFL fans, as player reps could vote to recommend that players accept the proposed collective bargaining agreement -- allowing the 2011 NFL season to get started.
As we wait for that news, let's look at the regional sports scene.
A's Vs. Yankees: New York Hangs On For 7-5 Victory: Mariano Rivera had to enter the game in the eighth inning, then pitch out of a bases-loaded mess in the ninth, but the Yankees hung on for a victory over Oakland.
Mets At Marlins: Mistake Prone Mets Fall 5-4: The Mets were there own worst enemy against Florida on Sunday.
Johan Santana: How Should The Mets Proceed?: The biggest news for the Mets on Sunday was Johan Santana's bullpen session. Now, the question for the Mets is how aggressive they should be in trying to get their ace back on a major-league mound this season.
Yankees Trade Rumors: Rays Reportedly Rebuffed Inquiry About James Shields: The Yankees are kicking the tires on just about every available player, especially starting pitchers. It does not seem right now that GM Brian Cashman will be able to pull off any major deals, though.
Mets Trade Rumors: Two NL Execs Believe Carlos Beltran Will Be Dealt to Giants: Beltran is going, going .... not gone yet, but it seems like just a matter of time.