Not done yet: Eli Manning leads Giants past Niners – New York Giants Blog

SANTA CLARA, Calif. — Eli Manning has a little something left in the tank. The embattled New York Giants quarterback led a game-winning touchdown drive in a 27-23 win over the San Francisco 49ers on Monday night. Manning hit Sterling Shepard for the decisive score in the final minute. It allowed the Giants to end a five-game skid, and perhaps extended Manning’s run as the Giants’ starting quarterback, a job he has held since midway through the 2004 season. Eli Manning answered his critics with three touchdowns and a comeback…

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Is Eli Manning facing his final stand with New York Giants? – New York Giants Blog

EAST RUTHERFORD, N.J. – Eli Manning has done it before. He has shut out the noise, defied the doubters and accomplished the improbable. He has two blingy rings and a pair of Super Bowl MVP trophies in his closet as proof. The New York Giants quarterback may one day add one of those gold jackets awarded to Hall of Famers to that wardrobe. Manning and the Giants have been on a wild ride filled with some really high highs and some ugly lows that appears to be nearing its conclusion.…

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Special assistant J.P. Ricciardi leaving New York Mets after 8 seasons

NEW YORK — J.P. Ricciardi is leaving the New York Mets after eight seasons. The Mets announced his decision Friday, a day after the end of the annual GM meetings and 11 days after hiring Brodie Van Wagenen to succeed Sandy Alderson as general manager. Ricciardi was hired as a special assistant to Alderson in November 2010 and had been part of the trio running the team’s baseball operations after Alderson took a leave in July following a recurrence of cancer. Longtime baseball agent Brodie Van Wagenen is switching roles…

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Odell Beckham Jr. wants New York Giants to run the table, get to the playoffs

EAST RUTHERFORD, N.J. — Odell Beckham Jr. is dreaming big. His goal for the New York Giants in the second half of the season is to win out. “Win eight games,” Beckham said Friday. “Get in the playoffs. Giants been there before — 9-7 got to the playoffs — and I think they did pretty good. So that is the goal. “It’s not an easy task, but that is the goal. Win every game and do anything I can to help that.” Which NFL underdog can pull off a Week…

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New York Mets GM says Tim Tebow earned promotion to Triple-A

CARLSBAD, Calif. — New York Mets minor leaguer Tim Tebow has earned a promotion to Triple-A Syracuse. The 2007 Heisman Trophy winner and former NFL quarterback hit .273 with six homers and 36 RBI in 84 games this year for Double-A Binghamton. His season was cut short by a broken hamate bone in his right hand, which required surgery July 24. “Timmy is not a guy you want to put restraints on,” new Mets general manager Brodie Van Wagenen said Wednesday. “If he sees a block, he’s going to work…

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Gary Sanchez of New York Yankees to have shoulder surgery

CARLSBAD, Calif. — Gary Sanchez will have surgery on his left shoulder this week, but the New York Yankees catcher is expected to be ready by opening day. Veteran left-hander CC Sabathia, 38, will return to the Yankees for an 11th season with the team after signing a one-year, $8 million deal. New York general manager Brian Cashman said Wednesday at the GM meetings that Sanchez would be operated on by Dr. Christopher Ahmad. The procedure is to remove loose debris from Sanchez’s non-throwing shoulder. The recovery is expected to…

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CC Sabathia, New York Yankees agree on one-year contract

The New York Yankees have reached an agreement to bring back veteran pitcher CC Sabathia on a one-year, $8 million deal, according to ESPN and multiple reports. The 38-year-old lefty has played the past 10 seasons of his 18-season career with the Yankees. Sabathia went 9-7 with a 3.65 ERA in 29 starts last year for a 100-win New York club that lost in the American League Division Series to the Boston Red Sox. He took a cut in salary from $25 million in 2017 to $10 million in ’18.…

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Roundtable on Stanley Cup Final picks, breakout players, surprising teams, New York Islanders, Artemi Panarin and Sergei Bobrovsky trade destinations

We’ve passed the one-month mark of the 2018-19 NHL season, with all the requisite twists and turns including two coaches fired, a handful of surprising teams and a slew of players breaking out. Seems like the perfect time to check in on all the big topics: Which breakout player are you buying? Greg Wyshynski, senior NHL writer: Elias Pettersson has nine goals in nine games, and about half of them have been of the highlight-reel variety. Barring some kind of calamitous injury, the Vancouver Canucks rookie is going to waltz…

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New York Yankees GM says team wants to bring back CC Sabathia and J.A. Happ

CARLSBAD, Calif. — Brian Cashman wants to bring CC Sabathia back for an 11th season with the New York Yankees, and he’s also holding out some hope of re-signing J.A. Happ. The Baseball Hall of Fame’s 10-man Today’s Game Era ballot will feature such luminaries as George Steinbrenner, Lou Piniella and Davey Johnson. Eight days after the Boston Red Sox won their fourth World Series title in 15 seasons — compared with one in that span for New York — Cashman arrived at the annual general managers’ meetings searching for…

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New York Mets fire hitting coach Pat Roessler, bullpen coach Ricky Bones

CARLSBAD, Calif. — Brodie Van Wagenen made his first public moves as New York Mets general manager, firing hitting coach Pat Roessler along with bullpen coach Ricky Bones on Monday and announcing manager Mickey Callaway will have a new bench coach. After meeting for two days last week with Callaway, Van Wagenen said bench coach Gary DiSarcina will replace third-base coach Glenn Sherlock, who will shift to first-base coach. New York went 77-85 in Callaway’s first season as a general manager, and Callaway drew attention for game management. In a…

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