Archive for September 3rd, 2008

Wednesday, September 3rd, 2008

Happy Days in Milwaukee: Mets-Brewers Series Recap

Mets Rumors & News

The Mets entered their series in Milwaukee with a slim one-game edge over the Phillies. When it was over they snuck out of Wisconsin with a three-game sweep and a three-game lead over the Phils. With Milwaukee legend Bob Uecker up in the TV booth and an aging Fonzie, resorting to selling peanuts in the stands and still living above Mr. C’s garage, looking on, here’s what happened.
Monday, Mets 4-2: Delgado Blasts Way to Win 
I guess it’s time to stopped being surprised by anything Carlos Delgado does anymore. After Daniel Murphy led off the eighth with a double, Delgado stepped up to the plate and smashed a two-run blast that proved to be the game winner. Carlos Beltran followed with a single and Ryan Church drove him in with a double for an insurance run. Beltran would leave the game after bruising his knee while sliding …

Jets Rumors & News

The New York Jets unveiled their new $75 million facility in Florham Park, New Jersey yesterday. The franchise was supposed to move in after this season, but construction was finished six months ahead of schedule allowing the Jets to practice there this week. It took over 200 workers and 18 months of construction but the Atlantic Health Training Center has twice the amount of space the Jets had at Hofstra University. The Jets spent the last 40 years at Hofstra but the new 27-acre property is more modern and closer to Giants Stadium. The new suburban facility is located within 20 miles of both the Meadowlands and Newark Liberty International Airport.
The facility includes an 11,000-square-foot weight room, five practice fields, 10 classrooms and 60 big-screen televisions. Overall the training center is two-stories and takes up 137,000 square feet. The players ashould be pleased with the new building because of the state of …

Hot Stove New York Giants Quiz Answers

Giants Rumors & News

Here are the answers to yesterday’s quiz.
1. Frank Gifford has scored the most touchdowns in Giants history, with 78.
2. The Giants all-time leading scorer is Pete Gogolak, with 646 points.
3. Phil Simms holds the Giants record for most career rushing yards for a QB, with 1,252.
4. In 1967, Fran Tarkenton set the Giants single-season rushing record for QBs when he ran for 306 yards.
5. Rodney Hampton rushed for over 1,000 yards five times in his career, from 1991–’95.
6. Bob Tucker holds the record for most career receiving yards as a tight end, with 4,376.
7. In 1953, Frank Gifford threw six passes, had 18 receptions, rushed …

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