Taking Down Confident Minnesota Is Top Challenge For SeahawksWith their 20-13 win at Lambeau Field last Sunday evening, the Vikings exercised some demons, along with giving themselves a first-round home date this Sunday afternoon with the Seattle Seahawks.
Romo, Cowboys Rally Past Lions 24-20 In Wild CardTony Romo has a stirring playoff comeback to go with all the late-season disappointments.
Yankees Eliminated From AL East, Fall 6 Games Back In Wild-Card RaceDerek Jeter's final season now has no chance of ending with an AL East title. "It's frustrating," Yankees manager Joe Girardi said after Monday night's loss.
Yankees' Playoff Hopes Fading Fast With 14 Games LeftIt didn't matter that David Robertson had already pitched two days in a row. The Yankees desperately needed to preserve a ninth-inning lead, and their closer insisted he was capable.
'Faith' Pays Off As Yankees Refuse To Perish In Playoff Hunt"The bottom line, to just keep it simple, is we've just got to win games," said Yankees general manager Brian Cashman. Picking up two on Friday would be a nice start.
Yankees Out At Plate And Nearly Out Of Playoff RaceEven the Bombers acknowledge they are running out of time. With just 20 games remaining, they have a 5½-game deficit to overcome for the AL's second wild card.
'Magic' In Bronx Keeps Yankees Within Reach Of Wild CardChris Capuano was watching, hoping for some of that old Bronx mojo. And then, boom, Mark Teixeira. Tie game. Boom, Chase Headley.
Palladino: If Yanks Don't Cut Deficit By Jeter Day, They're CookedBut the reality is that this team may not be capable of any such feat. It’s actually a near miracle that their proximity to the last wild card will make for a meaningful September.
Yankees Open Crucial 9-Game Homestand Against Red SoxThe Yankees are entering the final month of the season with three teams to pass in the AL wild-card race. Their longest remaining homestand begins Tuesday night against Boston.
Yankees Hoping To Boost Playoff Chances During 6-Game HomestandThe Yankees finished a poor trip in strong fashion as they return home to face two fourth-place teams. The Houston Astros, however, may not be pushovers.
Needing A Miracle, Yankees Welcome Rays To BronxIt ain't over 'til it's over. With their playoff hopes on life support, the Yankees will wrap up the season's final homestand with a three-game set against the Rays.
Yankees' Playoff Hopes Fading Fast; Joba: 'I Let My Team Down'The Blue Jays were beaten badly by the Yankees at times this season. They just got some revenge -- and it came at the worst time for New York.