Aaron is an author, journalist and blogger originally from Connecticut who now lives on the West Coast. He is the managing editor of the college football website CrystalBallRun.com, founder of AaronTorres-Sports.com and has also had work published for Fox Sports, Sports Illustrated and Slam Magazine. He published his first book, "The Unlikeliest Champion" in December 2011.
It'll be a tough week ahead for both the New York Knicks and Brooklyn Nets, who face a pair of challenging games in the coming days. The Knicks will host the Trailblazers and Spurs, while the Nets visit San Antonio and Oklahoma City.
Despite beating Philadelphia on Sunday afternoon, the New York Giants were eliminated from the NFC playoff race when the Bears beat the Lions in Detroit. New York finished the regular season at 9-7 overall.
After early struggles, the Cincinnati Bearcats held on to beat Syracuse 35-24 in the Queen City. Running back George Winn finished the game with three rushing touchdowns and another one through the air for the Bearcats.
Despite the impact of Hurricane Sandy on the East Coast, the New York City Marathon is expected to go on this coming Sunday.
On Monday, Giants wide receiver Victor Cruz told reporters that progress had been made on a new long-term deal with the club.
On Monday, Rutgers senior linebacker Khaseem Greene was named one of the semifinalists for the Bednarik Award, handed out to college football's top defensive player.