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… Read More
    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… Read More
    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. Read More
    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,… Read More
    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… Read More
    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… Read More
    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… Read More
    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… Read More
    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… Read More
    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… Read More
    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… Read More
    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… Read More
    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… Read More
    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… Read More