Sunday, November 23, 2014

When Jim Schwartz was carried off of Ford Field after the Buffalo Bills beat the Detroit Lions earlier this season, it struck a nerve for fans of the Lions.

On Monday, Lions fans appear to have a chance to get back at Schwartz.

A radio station based in Detroit is urging fans to attend Monday's game between the Bills and New York Jets and wear green in support of the Jets. Tickets to the game are free, and the Lions distributed more than seat capacity for the game. The crowd is... Read at Bills 101

Popular former Met Wally Backman has a job with the New York Mets' organization as the manager of the Triple-A Las Vegas 51's. Many Mets fans have clamored for him to be the major league skipper, but that isn't an option at the moment with Terry Collins back for a fifth year at the helm. Backman will get some more managing experience this winter, though, in the Dominican Republic.

Backman will manage the Dominican League club Licey, ESPN New York's Adam Rubin reports.... Read at Mets 101

The New York Knicks were counting on two of their more important players returning to the court on Saturday night against the Philadelphia 76ers in Jose Calderon and Andrea Bargnani.

While Calderon still looks like he will be a go for Saturday night against the winless Philadelphia team, Bargnani however, has suffered a setback, as he suffered a strained calf during the Knicks practice on Friday and as Ian Begley of ESPN New York reported on Saturday, Bargnani will not play against the... Read at Knicks 101

When Torrey Mitchell was acquired by the Buffalo Sabres, the thought was that he would be another fourth-liner that would provide a bit of grit.

Mitchell has proven to do more than that thus far this season.

Mitchell scored the game-winning goal last night to propel the Sabres to a 2-1 win over the Washington Capitals. The win was Buffalo's third in a row, and the goal marked two in four games for Mitchell.

Mitchell's game has steadily progressed recently. He was a... Read at Sabres 101

Kevin Harvick closed out the 2014 NASCAR Sprint Cup Series season in style on Sunday at Homestead-Miami Speedway. In a highest place finisher takes all Championship Race, Kevin Harvick was able to win the Ford EcoBoost 400. He needed to as championship contender Ryan Newman finished second. Denny Hamlin was seventh and Joey Logano was 16th.

Harvick, who is 38, moved to Stewart-Haas Racing in the offseason from Richard Childress Racing and in his first season with the organization won... Read at Motorsports 101