Dominant much of the year, the Bears’ defense displays flaws

Football 12/03/18, 16:29

There are signs the Chicago Bears' defense is leaking, and it couldn't come at a worse time.Whether it was stopping the run in the second half or giving up big plays in the passing game, the defense wasn't as dominant as in other games during Sunday's 30-27 loss in overtime ...

Bears Khalil Mack has got the Giants’ attention

Football 11/28/18, 16:21

Want to get the New York Giants' attention this week? Just mention Chicago Bears linebacker Khalil Mack.It's instant respect for one of the leading contenders for NFL Defensive Player of the Year.Mack has been a force in his first year with the Bears (8-3). Despite missing two games, he leads ...

Shurmur answers Odell Beckham Jr.’s play calling complaint

Football 11/26/18, 16:36

Things are back to normal for the New York Giants.They lost a tough one to the Eagles after building an early 12-point lead. Odell Beckham's Jr., who had spoken of running the table and making the playoffs for weeks, got frustrated after the setback and questioned coach Pat Shurmur's play ...

Barkley, Beckham fade in 2nd half of Giants’ loss in Philly

Football 11/25/18, 18:25

New York rookie Saquon Barkley made his latest 50-yard sprint against the Eagles look easy, bursting through the middle untouched and into the end zone.Barkley dominated the first half and the Giants seemed poised to extend their improbable turnaround against a depleted secondary and feeble offense in Philadelphia.But as Barkley's ...

Barkley scores 3 TDs, Manning throws 2, Giants win again

Football 11/18/18, 16:22

Saquon Barkley ran for a career-high 142 yards and scored three touchdowns as the New York Giants held off the Tampa Bay Buccaneers 38-35 on Sunday to win consecutive games for the first time since December 2016.Eli Manning also threw two touchdowns and linebacker Alec Ogletree returned one of the ...

Manning’s late TD pass leads Giants past 49ers 27-23

Football 11/12/18, 23:27

Eli Manning threw a 3-yard touchdown pass to Sterling Shepard with 53 seconds left and the New York Giants snapped a five-game losing streak by beating the San Francisco 49ers 27-23 on Monday night.New York Giants wide receiver Odell Beckham Jr., center, scores in front of San Francisco 49ers cornerback ...

Manning stresses importance of financial literacy for kids

Football 10/19/18, 15:06

Eli Manning recognizes that the numbers in a playbook aren't the only important statistics.Manning wants children, including his three daughters, to have a strong set of financial skills."I think it's so important for kids to understand what it means to save, to have a budget, to be smart about spending ...

Wentz throws 3 TD passes, Eagles look Super vs. Giants

Football 10/11/18, 23:54

All the Philadelphia Eagles needed to get over their Super Bowl hangover was a little more urgency, some big plays — and a timely game against the New York Giants.Carson Wentz threw a season-high three touchdown passes and the Eagles got an early lift from their defense and special teams ...

Gano’s 63-yard field goal lifts Panthers over Giants 33-31

Football 10/07/18, 16:55

Graham Gano connected on a career-long 63-yard field goal with 1 second remaining to lift the Carolina Panthers to a wild 33-31 victory over the New York Giants on Sunday.Gano's winning kick came after the Giants erased a 14-point deficit. Eli Manning hooked up with Saquon Barkley on a 15-yard ...

Broncos’ Von Miller a big fan of Jets rookie QB Sam Darnold

Football 10/04/18, 14:27

Von Miller acknowledges he's no draft guru and is far from any kind of expert when it comes to quarterbacks. Well, except for sacking them, of course.But the Denver Broncos star linebacker knew there was something special about Sam Darnold long before the New York Jets made him the No. ...

Giants know turnaround has to happen soon after 1-3 start

Football 10/03/18, 15:42

Four games into his NFL career, New York Giants halfback Saquon Barkley has a good understanding of life in the NFL.The No. 2 overall draft picks knows there are no easy games. There are going to be ups and downs every game, and mistakes usually are going to determine the ...

Stagnant offense is getting to look familiar to Giants fans

Football 09/30/18, 21:53

This is getting to look familiar to New York Giants fans. Too familiar.With Odell Beckham Jr., healthy, rookie Saquon Barkley in the backfield, Sterling Shepard emerging as a complementary target, the Giants' offense should be far more dangerous than in last season's debacle.It sure didn't look that way Sunday in ...

Kamara runs for 3 second-half TDs, Saints beat Giants 33-18

Football 09/30/18, 21:49

Alvin Kamara ran for three second-half touchdowns and the New Orleans Saints' defense stepped out of Drew Brees' shadow in a 33-18- victory over the New York Giants on Sunday.Wil Lutz matched his career high with four field goals as the Saints (3-1) built a 12-7 halftime lead. Kamara broke ...

Shurmur’s first win as Giants coach helped by Wynn, Wheeler

Sports 09/24/18, 15:34

Pat Shurmur's first win as coach of the New York Giants had a cast of high-priced talent leading the way along with some help from a couple of less-known guys.Two-time Super Bowl MVP Eli Manning hit 25 of 29 throws for 297 yards and threw two touchdowns. Odell Beckham Jr., ...

Manning throws 2 TDs as Giants beat Texans 27-22 for 1st win

Golf 09/23/18, 16:21

Eli Manning threw for 297 yards and two touchdowns and rookie Saquon Barkley added a score as the New York Giants got their first win with a 27-22 victory over the struggling Houston Texans on Sunday.The Giants (1-2) were up by 14 at halftime but had trouble moving the ball ...

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