(Santa Clara, CA) — Eli Manning found Sterling Shepard for the go-ahead touchdown with 53 seconds left as the Giants rallied past the 49ers 27-23 at Levi’s Stadium. Manning threw three TD passes in all as New York ended a five-game slide. Odell Beckham Jr. caught two as Big Blue improved to 2-and-7. Matt Breida had two TD’s for San Francisco, which fell to 2-and-8.
>>Bills Cut QB Peterman
(Orchard Park, NY) — Nathan Peterman’s stint with the Bills is over. One of the league’s worst quarterbacks statistically was let go on Monday after one-and-a-half rough seasons in Buffalo. Peterman passed for just one touchdown and seven interceptions in four games for the Bills this season. He’s best known for tossing five picks in his first NFL start last season.
>>Angels’ Ohtani, Braves Acuna Jr. Win MLB Rookie Honors
(New York, NY) — Angels two-way star Shohei Ohtani [[ SHOW-hay oh-TAH-nee ]] and Braves outfielder Ronald Acuna [[ ah-COON-yah ]] Jr. are MLB’s Rookies of the Year. Ohtani beat out Yankees infielders Miguel Andujar [[ an-DOO-har ]] and Gleyber Torres in the AL, while Acuna won out over Nationals outfielder Juan Soto and Dodgers pitcher Walker Buehler in the NL.
(Raleigh, NC) — Sebastian Aho scored the game winner in overtime as the Hurricanes beat the Blackhawks 3-2 in Raleigh. Jonathan Toews and Alex DeBrincat both lit the lamp for the Hawks, who have lost eight in a row. Chicago coach Jeremy Colliton is still searching for his first NHL coaching win. The Blackhawks return home tomorrow night for a division clash with the Blues.
>>Bulls Defeated By Mavericks
(Chicago, IL) — Harrison Barnes scored 23 points to lead the Mavericks to a 103-98 win against the Bulls at the United Center. Zach LaVine [[ luh-veen ]] netted 26 points and Jabari Parker added 16 for Chicago, which dropped to 4-and-10. The Bulls head to Boston tomorrow.
>>Warriors’ Curry Out With Groin Injury
(Los Angeles, CA) — Golden State Warriors guard Stephen Curry will not play tonight against the Hawks as he deals with a groin injury. Curry did not suit up for last night’s game against the Clippers in LA and is considered day-to-day. The two-time MVP was originally hurt last week against Milwaukee and also missed Saturday’s win over Brooklyn.
(Champaign, IL) — The Illinois men’s basketball team hosts Georgetown tonight in the annual Gavitt Tipoff Games. The Illini is coming off a season opening victory against Evansville last Thursday. The Hoyas are 2-and-0 after beating Central Connecticut Saturday night. Tonight’s game is just the sixth all-time meeting between Illinois and Georgetown, with the Illini victorious in four of the previous five match-ups.
>>O’Ree, Brodeur Highlight Hockey Hall of Fame Class
(Toronto, Ontario) — Trail blazer Willie O’Ree and long-time Devils goalie Martin Brodeur [[ mar-TAN bro-DURE ]] highlight the Hockey Hall of Fame Class of 2018. Former Lightning standout Martin St. Louis [[ loo-EE ]], NHL commissioner Gary Bettman, four-time Olympic gold medalist Jayna Hefford and Russian Olympian Alexander Yakushev round out the six-member class.