Saturday, August 23, 2014

Eli Manning's toughness has never been something in question. But after taking a beating during the 2013 season, which ended early due to an ankle injury that eventually required offseason surgery, Manning has seemed a bit timid thus far throughout the preseason.

That changed on Friday night as Manning once again resumed his role as one tough SOB, taking shot after shot from the New York Jets defense, bouncing back up each time.

The relentless pressure, sacks and hits had Manning... Read at Giants 101

After a couple of days resting his cranky elbow, Carlos Beltran won't need to go on the disabled list after all and will return to the New York Yankees lineup on Saturday when they play the Chicago White Sox.

Beltran was a late scratch in Thursday's game due to discomfort in the elbow that he felt on Wednesday when swinging the bat and missed Friday night's game too against the White Sox in a 4-3 win for the Yankees. On Saturday, Beltran was listed as the team's fifth... Read at Yankees 101

One of the mainstays of the New York Knicks is vowing to become a more mature basketball player this upcoming season, which if is the case, would be a good sign for the team.

J.R. Smith, whose been known in the past for being a bit of a shot-happy ball-hog who takes low-percentage shots and drove Knicks fans crazy over the last two seasons, is taking a bit of a different approach to next season.

"Be a leader,” Smith said in an interview with ESPNNewYork.com on Thursday... Read at Knicks 101

A Sporting News ranking of the NHL's logos had the Buffalo Sabres in some pretty good company.

Buffalo's logo came in at No. 5 on the list. The Sabres were lauded for burying the Buffaslug and returning to a logo that resembles their original logo, which the publication called a home run.

"We despise when a team needs to spell out its entire name in the logo, but the Sabres get around this," the publication said. "Their full team name appears in the logo... Read at Sabres 101

It came down to a late race restart in a caution filled Food City 300 on Friday night at Bristol Motor Speedway and Ryan Blaney got past Kyle Busch with six laps to go to win. It was the 20-year-old Blaney's second career victory in the NASCAR Nationwide Series.

Busch finished in the second position with Chase Elliott coming home third and Ty Dillon finishing fourth. Finishing in the fifth position was Regan Smith. Brendan Gaughan finished in the sixth spot with Kevin Harvick... Read at Motorsports 101