The New York Giants pick up their first win of the season, a managerial legend steps down and more in our Tuesday Sports News and Notes…
** In an often sloppy game, the New York Giants pick up their first win of the season with a 23-10 Monday Night Football win over the Minnesota Vikings.
** One of the founding fathers of the AFL, Bud Adams, has died at the age of 90. He was the owner of the Tennessee Titans but in the old AFL he founded the Houston Oilers.
** A tough day injury wise for some NFL players on Sunday. Rams quarterback Sam Bradford is done for the year with an ACL injury, to be replaced by Kellen Clemens. Colts wide receiver Reggie Wayne also tore his ACL and Houston linebacker Brian Cushing is done for the year after tearing his ACL.
** The Miami Hurricane athletic department will finally hear from the NCAA and hear what the results are into an investigation into the school’s football program that has dragged on for months.
** After ESPN 850 WRUF reported the story several weeks ago with an interview with his coach, one armed high school basketball player Zach Hodskins has officially committed to the UF men’s basketball program. The guard will be a preferred walk-on and not on a scholarship at this time.
** Detroit Tigers manager Jim Leyland will not be returning to manage the team. The 68 year old managed the Tigers for eight seasons and made his managerial debut in 1986.