Lions extend Giants' woes, win 24-10

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(TSX / STATS) -- EAST RUTHERFORD, N.J. -- On a night when the New York Giants honored their 2007 Super Bowl championship team at halftime, the current Giants once again looked like chumps.

Detroit rookie Jamal Agnew returned a punt 88 yards for a fourth-quarter touchdown, and Matthew Stafford threw two touchdown passes to help the Lions earn a 24-10 win over New York on Monday night at Met Life Stadium.

Agnew's punt return, the fifth longest in team history, broke open the game. The touchdown gave the Lions (2-0) a 14-point lead.

Falcons LB Beasley out for a month

(TSX / STATS) -- The Atlanta Falcons are expected to be without linebacker Vic Beasley Jr. for at least a month because of a hamstring tear, according to multiple reports Monday.

Beasley, 25, was injured during Sunday night's 34-23 win over the Green Bay Packers. (MORE)

Stanton hits 55th HR as Marlins rip Mets

(TSX / STATS) -- MIAMI -- The Miami Marlins were glad to be back home -- and it showed.

Playing their first game at Marlins Park since Sept. 6 and getting the major-league-leading 55th homer from Giancarlo Stanton, Miami routed the New York Mets 13-1 on Monday night. (MORE)

Vikings' Bradford's return still unclear

(TSX / STATS) -- EDEN PRAIRIE, Minn. -- Minnesota Vikings fans were reminded once again that too much prosperity has a way of causing the pendulum of purple pain to swing back extra hard.

A week after quarterback Sam Bradford opened the season with a career-high 143.0 passer rating in a 10-point home win over the Saints, his playing status is uncertain after sitting out Sunday's 26-9 loss at Pittsburgh with swelling in the left knee he had reconstructive ACL surgery on in 2013 and 2014. (MORE)

Chapman 5-out save gets Yanks past Twins

(TSX / STATS) -- NEW YORK -- If Dellin Betances loaded the bases in the eighth inning of a one-run game in May or June, New York Yankees manager Joe Girardi might have let him attempt to escape the mess.

With two weeks left in the regular season and the Yankees trying to reach the playoffs via wild card or a division title, Girardi wasn't messing around when Betances wobbled Monday night. (MORE)

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