TALE OF THE TAPE

Sports

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    Tale Of The Tape: New York Giants At Dallas Cowboys

    The Giants played much of the 2012 season as if they were still celebrating their Super Bowl win from the previous season. That’s not going to cut it this season. There’s little doubt that Eli Manning is an elite, big-game quarterback.

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    Tale Of The Tape: Tampa Bay Buccaneers At New York Jets

    There are still plenty of issues for the Bucs at the quarterback position with Josh Freeman, but they are in quarterback heaven compared to the position the Jets find themselves in. Freeman has size, strength, athleticism and a big arm, but he is often troubled by a lack of consistency.

  3. Louisville v Wichita State Michigan v Syracuse
    NCAA Championship Game: #1 Louisville Vs. #4 Michigan

    Rick Pitino has been here before, after making his 7th Final Four appearance, he’s now in his third go-round in the title game. He’s got plenty of experience on the big stage and he has the Cardinals playing high level basketball at the right time.

  4. Michigan v Kansas Syracuse v Marquette
    NCAA Tournament Championship Weekend: #4 Michigan Vs. #4 Syracuse

    No. 4 Michigan and No. 4 Syracuse square off in Atlanta this weekend with the winner getting a shot to play for the National Title.

  5. Duke v Louisville Wichita State v Ohio State
    NCAA Tournament Championship Weekend: #1 Louisville Vs. #9 Wichita State

    Rick Pitino and No. 1 Louisville take on No. 9 Wichita State in Atlanta this weekend for a shot to play in the National Title game on Monday.

  6. Temple v Indiana California v Syracuse
    NCAA Tournament Round Of 16: #1 Indiana Vs. #4 Syracuse

    Tom Crean has done a sensational job restoring the Hoosier program from the gutters of Kelvin Sampson, and he made a Final Four with Dwyane Wade and Marquette. This year looks to be his coming-out party.