Giants Fall To Eagles After Sloppy Start And Hand NFC East To Cowboys

After falling behind early—the first three series of the night were a Giants three-and-out, an Eagles touchdown and a Giants pick-six—New York still managed to come from behind to make Thursday night’s game competitive. But as the Giants pushed down field for a potential game-winning drive in the final minute of the fourth quarter, Eli Manning had his third interception of the night, and the Eagles won 24-19.

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Eagles prevent Giants from clinching playoff spot, 24-19 (Yahoo Sports)

Philadelphia Eagles' Carson Wentz, right, and New York Giants' Eli Manning meet after an NFL football game, Thursday, Dec. 22, 2016, in Philadelphia. Philadelphia won 24-19. (AP Photo/Matt Rourke)

The New York Giants will have to wait a while to make the playoffs. Malcolm Jenkins had the second two-interception game of his eight-year career, returning one for a touchdown, and the Philadelphia Eagles snapped a five-game slide by beating the Giants 24-19 on Thursday night. It also put the Giants (10-5) in a more difficult spot for ending their four-season playoff drought.


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Carson Wentz returns after leaving game with head injury (Yahoo Sports)

Philadelphia Eagles' Carson Wentz looks to pass during the first half of an NFL football game against the New York Giants, Thursday, Dec. 22, 2016, in Philadelphia. (AP Photo/Matt Rourke)

Philadelphia quarterback Carson Wentz briefly left the Eagles’ game in the third quarter Thursday night after taking a late hit from Giants defensive end Olivier Vernon. Wentz had taken every snap in his rookie season until he banged his head on the ground after Vernon took him down. Wentz was taken into the locker room after being examined on the bench.


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Now, A Beautiful Song About Kristaps Porzingis From His Grandmother And Aunts

Kristaps Porzingis was named Latvian Athlete of the Year at the annual Latvijas Gada Balva Sportā ceremony today. He was unable to accept the award in person, as his Knicks are playing the Magic right now. This was ultimately a good thing, however, as it meant that we got to see some of his relatives do it on his behalf.

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Michigan Wide Receiver Grant Perry Charged With Criminal Sexual Conduct, Assaulting A Police Officer

Michigan wide receiver Grant Perry was arraigned yesterday on charges of criminal sexual conduct and assaulting a police officer. The charges follow Perry being accused of “sexually assaulting (by touching)” a woman on Oct. 15 while waiting outside a bar, according to the East Lansing Police Department. There was a “fracas” when police arrived, a department spokesman told the Lansing State Journal, durin which Perry gave an officer a “minor hand injury.”

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Rent Any Digital Movie From Amazon For Just $1

$1 Movie Rentals. Promo Code MOVIE99.

If you need a way to fill your holiday downtime, Amazon will rent you any movie in their digital catalog for a buck today with promo code MOVIE99. That applies to holiday films, new releases (I’m renting Sully), classics; if you can rent it on Amazon, you can rent it for $1.

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