The NFL announced today that Eagles wide receiver DeSean Jackson won the NFC Offensive Player of the Week award. Jackson had seven receptions for 132 yards and a clinching touchdown in the Eagles 36-21 win over the Giants on Sunday. More here.
The Cardinals and Pirates met in a deciding Game 5 last night in Pittsburgh. Stop me if you heard this before but the Cardinals got a gem from their ace on the road in Game 5. Adam Wainwright allowed one run on eight hits in a his complete game gem. Home runs from David Freese and Matt Adams fueled the Cardinals as they eliminated the Pirates with a 6-1 win. More here.
The Yankees got their man. After weeks of speculation about whether or not manager Joe Girardi would leave the Bronx for the Chicago Cubs, the skipper made his decision. Girardi signed a four-year, $16 million deal to remain the Yankees manager and making him one of the highest paid managers in all of baseball. More here.