The 2012 World Series matchup is set and the Detroit Tigers are bound for San Francisco to begin the latest edition of the Fall Classic. By virtue of outlasting the St. Louis Cardinals in the NLCS, the Giants own home-field advantage as the National League representative.
The Tigers and Giants will meet for the first time in the postseason.
MOST TALK ABOUT HIT! During a punt return in the first quarter of Thursday Night’s game between the Ravens and Browns, Cleveland punt returner Joshua Cribbs got leveled and knocked out by a vicious hit by Baltimore’s Dannell Ellerbe. Thankfully, Joshua walked off under his own power, smiling all the way.
The NFL will open the regular season with replacement officials. Replacements will be on the field beginning next Wednesday night when the Dallas Cowboys visit the New York Giants to open the season, league executive Ray Anderson told the 32 teams. Negotiations are at a standstill between the NFL and the officials’ union.