by Yankee Todd
News and Notes from around the world of Sports
January 16, 2012
Eli Manning deserves MVP consideration. I am not saying he will win it, but considering what he has done this year with the injuries and playing in NYC, he has had a tremendous year………Peyton is the best Manning QB of the brothers, but the gap between Eli and Peyton is closing quickly . . .If we are going to review every play in a football game, I hope we can get it right. That fumble early on in the Packers and Giants game was a terrible job by the officials on the field (originally called it a fumble then reversed it) and then allowing another official to review it and allow Green Bay to keep the ball screams of conspiracy. …..The late hit on Aaron Rogers needed a discount double-check. ….The Giants are an early 3 point underdog against San Fran……Early pick is Giants 24 and San Fran 14.
The San Antonio Spurs lost Manu Ginoboli early in the season to a wrist injury. He was the playmaker that the team needed. Most felt, in a short season, would be the down fall of the Spurs. But the play of Richard Jefferson, TJ Ford, Danny Green and Tony Parker has picked up the scoring load more. The Oklahoma City Thunder are the best team in the West and the way Kobe Bryant is playing currently for the Lakers makes them the favorites, but the Spurs should not be counted out.
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