The Morning Rat Race

MIAMI GARDENS, FLORIDA - OCTOBER 08: Daniel Jones #8 of the New York Giants leaves the field after an injury against the Miami Dolphins during the fourth quarter at Hard Rock Stadium on October 08, 2023 in Miami Gardens, Florida.

Good morning, Sports fans!  Davey Mac here with an excellent and exciting Sports Report for ya!  We’ve got a member of the Knicks setting a franchise record!  Hockey matchups for tonight!  An update on the Shohei Ohtani gambling scandal story!  But first…

…Daniel Jones’ days as the quarterback of the New York Football Giants may be numbered.  If D.J. was paying attention to the owner’s comments yesterday…things sounded ominous for Number 8.

Dallas Cowboys v New York Giants

EAST RUTHERFORD, NEW JERSEY – SEPTEMBER 10: Daniel Jones #8 of the New York Giants looks on during the first quarter against the Dallas Cowboys at MetLife Stadium on September 10, 2023 in East Rutherford, New Jersey.

 

And that’s because Giants principal owner John Mara says that if general manager Joe Schoen and head coach Brian Daboll want a quarterback in the first round…he thinks they should go for the QB.  “If they fall in love with a quarterback and believe that it’s worth pick No. 6 or moving up, I certainly would support that,” Mara said.

Carolina Panthers v New York Giants

EAST RUTHERFORD, NEW JERSEY – AUGUST 18: John K. Mara, owner and CEO of the New York Giants looks on before pre-season football game against the Carolina Panthers at MetLife Stadium on August 18, 2023 in East Rutherford, New Jersey.

 

The question is: who should the G-Men draft if they are indeed looking at making a change at quarterback?  My guess: Michigan University’s J.J. McCarthy.  With the Chicago Bears having the Number One pick, most seem to think that it is inevitable that they select USC’s Caleb Williams.  But McCarthy, coming off of winning a National Championship with the Wolverines, has gotten lots of buzz lately.  Scouts are high on his athleticism and leadership qualities.

2024 CFP National Championship - Michigan v Washington

HOUSTON, TEXAS – JANUARY 08: J.J. McCarthy #9 of the Michigan Wolverines celebrates after defeating the Washington Huskies during the 2024 CFP National Championship game at NRG Stadium on January 08, 2024 in Houston, Texas. Michigan defeated Washington 34-13.

The bottom line is that Joe Schoen has a lot to think about.  Is it time for the Giants G.M. to turn the page on Daniel?  We’ll soon found out!  I’m Davey Mac…now on to the rest of the Sports Report!

NFL Combine

INDIANAPOLIS, INDIANA – FEBRUARY 27: General manager Joe Schoen of the New York Giant speaks to the media during the NFL Combine at the Indiana Convention Center on February 27, 2024 in Indianapolis, Indiana.

 

  • DiVincenzo Sets Knicks Record With 11 3's

    Let’s start with basketball…as the Knicks dominated the Pistons last night…124 to 99.  Knicks shooting guard Donte DiVincenzo set a Knicks record by making 11 three-point-shots…Donte finished with 40 points.  Jalen Brunson added 28 points and 6 assists…as the Knicks improve to 43 and 28…4th in the Eastern Conference.

    Orlando Magic v New York Knicks

    NEW YORK, NEW YORK – MARCH 08: Donte DiVincenzo #0 of the New York Knicks shoots 

    The Nets got past the Rockets…96 to 88.  Brooklyn’s Denis Shroder had 19 points and 7 assists in the win.  The Nets are now 27 and 45.

    The 76’ers lost to the Kings…108 to 96…despite 29 points from Tyrese Maxey.  The Sixers drop to 39 and 33…8th in the East.

    Philadelphia 76ers v Sacramento Kings

    SACRAMENTO, CALIFORNIA – MARCH 25: Tyrese Maxey #0 of the Philadelphia 76ers reacts after making a basket against the Sacramento Kings in the first quarter at Golden 1 Center on March 25, 2024 in Sacramento, California.

  • Hockey Tonight

    Over to hockey.  The Devils, Rangers, and Flyers were all inactive yesterday.  Tonight the Devils face the Maple Leafs in Toronto.

    Meanwhile, the Rangers take on the Flyers in Madison Square Garden.

    New York Rangers v Philadelphia Flyers

    PHILADELPHIA, PENNSYLVANIA – FEBRUARY 24: Alexis Lafreniere #13 of the New York Rangers skates with the puck between Nick Seeler #24 and Cam Atkinson #89 of the Philadelphia Flyers at the Wells Fargo Center on February 24, 2024 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.

  • Yanks' Schmidt Shuts Out Mets In Final Preseason Game

    Baseball.  The Yankees and Mets played yesterday and the Yanks shut out the Mets…three to nothing…behind stellar pitching from Yankee starter Clarke Schmidt and the bullpen.  Both teams now turn their attention to the regular season as Opening Day is Thursday!  Just two days away from baseball being back!  Yes!

    Arizona Diamondbacks v New York Yankees

    NEW YORK, NEW YORK – SEPTEMBER 25: Clarke Schmidt #36 of the New York Yankees 

  • Ohtani Speaks To The Media

    Also with baseball, Shohei Ohtani spoke to the media yesterday.  He said he has never bet on baseball and claimed once again that his now former interpreter stole money from him and made these bets himself.   Ohtani’s former interpreter is accused of using some of his money to gamble with an illegal bookmaker.

    Chicago White Sox v Los Angeles Dodgers

    GLENDALE, ARIZONA – FEBRUARY 27: Shohei Ohtani #17 of the Los Angeles Dodgers and interpreter Ippei Mizuhara arrive to a game against the Chicago White Sox at Camelback Ranch on February 27, 2024 in Glendale, Arizona.

  • Davey Mac Sports TV

    It’s the Davey Mac Sports Report for Tuesday, March 26th!  Listen to Davey Mac on the Morning Rat Race every weekday morning from 6 to 10 AM on WRAT 95.9 FM! 

  • That's Today's Davey Mac Sports Report!

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