Quote of the day
"Take a bite out of humble pie, that's basically what it is." -- Giants coach Tom Coughlin , after a 24-17 season-opening home loss to Dallas
One NFL game is in the books. 109 Football Pickoff entrants already have negative points (-65). I donít actually post Football Pickoff scores until after slates are locked, so those people can wait until Sunday to see their red number.
The Yankees got a reprieve last night, salvaging their series finale against the Rays while Baltimore lost. Tonightís MLB action features only five games, but one is the Yankees at Baltimore. This weekendís 4-game series in the final meeting of those two teams. The Yanks and Rays still play three more in New York next weekend. And perhaps most critically for New York, Baltimore and Tampa Bay face-off against each other 6 more times, including the final three games of the regular season.
Art Modell passed away at age 87. While many now identify LeBron James as the local sports villain in Cleveland, Modell was (and probably still is) a bigger pariah in Cleveland after moving the Browns to Baltimore in 1996.
The BMW Championship teed off late this morning with only 70 players still alive in the FedEx Cup. 63 of those golfers are active in GuruGolf this week, headed by Bryce Molder and Bud Cauley.