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Uribe’s sac fly in 9th gives Giants 3-1 NLCS lead

By JOSH DUBOW on Oct. 20, 2010, at 9 p.m.
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — The San Francisco Giants keep showing that building a loaded, All-Star lineup isn’t the only way to make a deep October run. The second-chance players and homegrown talent can pay big dividends this time of year, too. A club of castoffs and postseason newcomers is now …

Rangers take 3-1 series lead

By JOSH DUBOW on Oct. 19, 2010, at 8:25 p.m.
NEW YORK — No disputing this: The Texas Rangers are routing the New York Yankees and now just one win from their first trip to the World Series. Bengie Molina hit a go-ahead, three-run homer off A.J. Burnett in the sixth inning, Josh Hamilton added a pair of solo drives …

Oswalt, Rollins help Phillies even NLCS at 1-1

By ROB MAADDI on Oct. 17, 2010, at 11:30 p.m.
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Phillies playing role of favorites for first time

By ROB MAADDI on Oct. 14, 2010, at 6 p.m.
PHILADELPHIA — The Philadelphia Phillies find themselves in a new role this postseason. The two-time defending NL champions are no strangers to big games, having advanced this far in three straight years. The only difference between now and the last two trips to the league championship series is the Phillies …

Giants DT Barry Cofield drawing rave reviews

By TOM CANAVAN on Oct. 14, 2010, at 5:10 p.m.
EAST RUTHERFORD, N.J. — Playing on the New York Giants’ star-studded defensive line, Barry Cofield could easily get lost in the crowd. Every game, it seems either Justin Tuck or Osi Umenyiora sweeps around the end for a sack or forced fumble or that big Chris Canty puts his hand …

Manning throws 2 TDs as Giants top Lions 28-20

By TOM CANAVAN on Oct. 14, 2010, at 3:10 p.m.
EAST RUTHERFORD, N.J. (AP) — It wasn’t pretty. It wasn’t impressive. And it certainly wasn’t a blowout like a week ago. The New York Giants simply found a way to keep winning Sunday, and the error-prone and road-awful Detroit Lions helped them along the way. Eli Manning threw two touchdown …

Great pitching will be the talk of the NLCS

By ROB MAADDI on Oct. 12, 2010, at 5:55 p.m.
PHILADELPHIA — When the Philadelphia Phillies and San Francisco Giants meet in the NL championship series, runs won’t come easy. These teams have perhaps the two best starting rotations in the majors. For the Phillies, it’s Roy Halladay, Roy Oswalt and Cole Hamels. For the Giants, it’s Tim Lincecum, Matt …

Giants send Cox into retirement with Game 5 win

By PAUL NEWBERRY on Oct. 11, 2010, at 10:40 p.m.
ATLANTA (AP) — The San Francisco Giants couldn’t wait to get to the champagne, to pop the cork on a celebration eight years in the making. But first, they had to pay their respects to the guy in the other dugout. Bobby Cox’s career ended when the Atlanta Braves lost …

Giants riding first winning streak since early ’09

By TOM CANAVAN on Oct. 11, 2010, at 6 p.m.
EAST RUTHERFORD, N.J. — Two weeks after being written off following a miserable 2009 and an early two-game losing streak, the New York Giants are rolling again. The smiles are back in the locker room. Players are working on days off. All three phases of the game are playing well, …

Conrad’s 3rd error gives Giants 3-2 win in NLDS

The Associated Press on Oct. 10, 2010, at 6:15 p.m.
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Manning, Nicks lead Giants past Texans

By CHRIS DUNCAN on Oct. 10, 2010, at 4:50 p.m.
HOUSTON — The New York Giants found some offense to go with that powerful defensive front. Eli Manning threw two of his three touchdown passes to Hakeem Nicks and the Giants held Houston to a franchise-low 24 yards rushing in a 34-10 win over the Texans on Sunday. Nicks finished …

Giants defensive line steps up on the big stage

By TOM CANAVAN on Oct. 07, 2010, at 5:45 p.m.
EAST RUTHERFORD, N.J. — Not long after Justin Tuck was chosen as the New York Giants’ defensive captain, a teammate bought a small plastic statue of the defensive end and put it in a meeting room. It was a sign of respect for the veteran who has become the spokesman …

Texans hope its offense can slow Giants rush

By CHRIS DUNCAN on Oct. 07, 2010, at 3:30 p.m.
HOUSTON (AP) — Gary Kubiak has been worrying all week. As soon as the Houston Texans returned from a win at Oakland last Sunday, general manager Rick Smith gave the coach an alarming update: The Giants had put up nine sacks in the first half of a 17-3 win over …

Giants set NFL record with 9 first-half sacks

By TOM CANAVAN on Oct. 04, 2010, at 7:25 p.m.
EAST RUTHERFORD, N.J. — New York Giants defensive coordinator Perry Fewell and his assistants had a treat for their players after their spectacular 10-sack performance against the Chicago Bears. Instead of showing them the team’s video of the game Monday, they borrowed some of the television broadcast from Sunday night’s …

Giants defense shuts down Bears in 17-3 win

By BARRY WILNER on Sept. 30, 2010, at 6:55 p.m.
EAST RUTHERFORD, N.J. (AP) — The New York Giants’ defense delivered a knockout punch that sent Jay Cutler and the Chicago Bears reeling from the unbeaten ranks. The Giants knocked out Cutler (concussion) with a nine-sack first half, sent his replacement to the sideline late in the fourth quarter and …

Giants, Titans looking to rebound after bad games

The Associated Press on Sept. 24, 2010, at 5:16 p.m.
EAST RUTHERFORD, N.J. — The Tennessee Titans and New York Giants thought they put all the concerns about their franchises to rest in the opening weekend of the season. Impressive wins over Oakland and Carolina seemed to indicate that the franchises were back on the right path after missing the …

Brotherly battle challenges Mannings' emotions

The Associated Press on Sept. 17, 2010, at 5:06 p.m.
INDIANAPOLIS — If the Colts were playing anybody else, Archie Manning would want to kick back in Lucas Oil Stadium and enjoy Sunday night’s game like every other fan. Not this time. With sons Peyton and Eli squaring off in Manning Bowl II, Archie and his wife, Olivia, plan to …

Brotherly battle challenges Mannings’ emotions

The Associated Press on Sept. 17, 2010, at 5:06 p.m.
INDIANAPOLIS — If the Colts were playing anybody else, Archie Manning would want to kick back in Lucas Oil Stadium and enjoy Sunday night’s game like every other fan. Not this time. With sons Peyton and Eli squaring off in Manning Bowl II, Archie and his wife, Olivia, plan to …
 
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