PHILADELPHIA (AP) -- LeSean McCoy spotted Howard Mudd standing on crutches on the sideline and slowed up to give the 69-year-old assistant coach a pregame chest bump.
No one else could stop McCoy.
Michael Vick threw two touchdown passes, McCoy had a career-best 185 yards rushing and two scores and the Philadelphia Eagles routed the Dallas Cowboys 34-7 Sunday night.
PITTSBURGH (AP) -- The Pittsburgh Steelers no longer have a Tom Brady problem. And that may be a problem for the rest of the NFL.
Old, slow and over? Not quite yet.
Ben Roethlisberger picked apart the NFL's worst defense and the Steelers rattled the nearly unflappable Brady in a 25-17 victory on Sunday, putting an end to the two-time MVP's decade of dominance over the defending AFC champions.
ST. LOUIS (AP) -- At the start of the day, the St. Louis Rams were a distant second as a downtown attraction. Strictly a warmup act before the Cardinals' World Series parade.
Fans who stayed away to establish early position on the parade route missed the Rams' stunning 31-21 upset of the New Orleans Saints - and a pregame appearance by the crosstown champions.
ST. LOUIS (AP) -- Allen Craig drifted back, reached up and made the catch, setting off a stampede from the dugout.
The St. Louis Cardinals, the team that wasn't even supposed to be here, had won a most remarkable World Series.
A day after twice being down to their last strike, the Cardinals became champions by beating the Texas Rangers 6-2 in Game 7 on Friday night, boosted by another key hit from hometown MVP David Freese and six gutty innings by Chris Carpenter . More »
ST. LOUIS (AP) -- Hours after David Freese 's home run plunked down on the grass patch beyond the center field wall, long after the ballpark emptied, a message still burned bright on the scoreboard: "See you TOMORROW NIGHT for Game 7 of the World Series!"
Whatever happens, whether the St. Louis Cardinals or Texas Rangers win, they'll have a hard time topping Thursday night.
"You had to be here to believe it," St. Louis manager Tony La Russa said.
In one of the greatest thrillers in baseball history, the Cardinals twice rallied when they were down to their last strike of the season. First, Freese saved them with a two-run triple in the ninth, then Lance Berkman delivered a tying single in the 10th.
And when Freese led off the bottom of the 11th with his shot to beat Texas 10-9 and stomped on the plate, this Game 6 had already been stamped forever.
New York Knicks fans enthusiastically welcomed Carmelo Anthony last February after a blockbuster trade sent the former Denver Nugget to the Big Apple. Fans continued to cheer on the All-Star forward as he helped engineer the Knicks, who suffered from a seven-year post-season drought, to a playoff berth. Although New York was knocked out in the first round, Anthony, after only playing two months with the team, gave Knicks fans new hope.
Appreciative of the support, the All-Star forward introduced his newest Jordan Brand sneaker recently, the Melo M8—his gift to all of his NYC supporters. “This is my first sneaker I’m releasing in New York,” Anthony said last week at a New York City pop up store dedicated to the shoe. “It’s a thank you to my fans out here in New York.”
After showing SIKIDS.com his Melo M8s, Anthony laced up his sneakers to take on our 10 Questions. Keep reading to see how he does.