The Eagles were looking to sweep the season series with the Giants yesterday but they couldn't get anything going offensively. The Eagles got their lone touchdown when the Giants' snap went over punter Steve Weatherford's head and Eagles LB Najee Goode recovered it and brought it two yards into the end zone with 4:19 remaining in the game. Giants kicker Josh Brown accounted for all 15 of the Giants points on Sunday afternoon kicking five field goals in a 15-7 New York victory. More here.
Game 4 of the World Series went down last night in St. Louis with the Red Sox sending Clay Buchholz to the mound to try and shake-off the Game 3 loss. A Carlos Beltran single in the third plated one for the Cardinals to put them up 1-0 before Stephen Drew's fifth inning sac fly tied the game at 1. Jonny Gomes responded in the sixth inning with a three run home run to put Boston up 4-1. The game would end when Red Sox closer Koji Uehara picked off pinch-runner Kolten Wong as Boston would go on to win 4-2 to even the series at two games apiece. More here.
Major news out of the NHL last night as the season has its first blockbuster trade. The Buffalo Sabres agreed to send captain Thomas Vanek to the New York Islanders in exchange for sniper Matt Moulson, a 2014 first-round pick, and a 2015 second-round pick. Both Vanek and Moulson are free agents at the end of the season. More here.
Around the NFC East:
The Dallas Cowboys took on the Detroit Lions yesterday and it came down to the wire. Tony Romo threw two touchdowns to WR Dez Bryant as Dallas held a 30-24 lead with 1:02 remaining. Lions QB Matthew Stafford went to work with no timeouts finding Kris Durham deep down the sideline for 40 yards then Calvin Johnson down the seam to the one-yard line. Stafford then hurried to the line and leaped into the end zone with 12 seconds left. Johnson's 329 receiving yards helped propel Detroit to a 31-24 victory. More here.
The Washington Redskins went into Denver looking to become the only NFC East team to take down Peyton Manning and the Broncos. It was tied at seven at halftime when the Redskins came out on the opening drive to take a 14-7 lead. Nine seconds later, DeAngelo Hall intercepted Peyton Manning and took it back for a touchdown to give Washington a 21-7 lead. Denver cut it to 21-14 heading into the fourth quarter. The Broncos proceeded to out-score the Redskins 31-0 in the fourth quarter to go on to win 45-21. More here.