Good morning, New York sports fans! You might be a little bleary-eyed this morning if you stayed up late to watch the New York Giants defeat the St. Louis Rams, 28-16, on Monday Night Football. Pour yourself an extra cup of coffee and stay with us as we tour the regional sports scene.
Giants Take Advantage Of Rams' Mistakes In 28-16 Victory: The thing the Giants did best on Monday night was take advantage of the mistakes made by a young St. Louis team. New York's offense was hardly dominant and their defense got torched by St. Louis quarterback Sam Bradford. The Giants, however, were opportunistic enough to come away with a victory.
New York Jets' Nick Mangold Has High Ankle Sprain, Could Miss 2-3 Weeks: The Giants Pro Bowl center might miss a few weeks after suffering the injury against Jacksonville.
Mariano Rivera Earns Save 602, Surpassing Trevor Hoffman For All-Time Record: The greatest closer of all time now has the all-time saves record, which he deserves. No one in the modern era of closers comes close to what Rivera has accomplished.
Syracuse University To Join Atlantic Coast Conference: Will Rutgers Join SU?: The shuffling of teams from conference to conference will continue, and Rutgers might not be left out in the cold.