Highlights of sports on your New York TV schedule this Monday, 9/17. All times Eastern.â†µ
Major League Baseball
Philadelphia Phillies at New York Mets - 7 p.m. (TV: SNY): After struggling in the first half of the season, the Phillies come to Citi Field in the middle of the NL Wild Card race. The Mets will try to play spoiler as they send Cy Young Award candidate R.A. Dicky to the mound to oppose ace Roy Halladay.
National Football Leagueâ†µ
Denver Broncos at Atlanta Falcons - 8:30 p.m. (TV:ESPN): Week 2 of the NFL regular season concludes with a Monday Night Football showdown that features the Broncos' Peyton Manning versus the Falcons' Matt Ryan. Both teams will be looking to improve to 2-0 on the season.â†µ
The game could be important to both New York Giants and Jets fans, as either team could earn a Wild Card spot in its respective conferences.â†µ