Analytics didn't actually support Brian Daboll's aggressive 2-point gamble in Giants' win. Here's why
A successful two-point conversion would give the Giants a 21-20 lead. He sent his offense out for a two-point conversion. Saquon converts the two-point conversion and the Giants take the late lead 👀pic.twitter.com/g9iQsJUrbl — Yahoo Sports (@YahooSports) September 11, 2022But that wasn't the ball game. Meanwhile, Football Outsiders projects that a successful two-point conversion would give the Giants just a 55% probably to win the game. Football Outsiders also projected that a below-average Giants offense had a below-average chance of converting a two-point conversion.wftv.com
The Latest: Duke-Miami women's basketball game postponed
(AP Photo/Charles Rex Arbogast)The Latest on the effects of the coronavirus outbreak on sports around the world:___The Atlantic Coast Conference says Sunday's women’s basketball game between Duke and Miami has been postponed as part of multiple schedule adjustments. Two days after that game, the ACC announced the Cardinals’ home game against North Carolina set for Sunday was postponed due to coronavirus issues within the Cardinals program. Running backs Matt Breida (COVID-19 list) and Salvon Ahmed (shoulder) were already sidelined. It’s the third Washington State game that has been postponed or canceled because of the coronavirus pandemic. Cal (1-3) and Washington State (1-2) are struggling to qualify for postseason play.
Miami names Ryan Fitzpatrick as starting QB; Dolphins beat Saints 16-13
Associated PressNEW ORLEANS - Jake Rudock passed for 229 yards and one touchdown, and the Miami Dolphins defeated the New Orleans Saints 16-13 on Thursday night to close out the preseason for both clubs. Veteran running back Jacquizz Rodgers, signed after training camp started, scored a touchdown to highlight his 33 yards on seven carries. He also caught a pass for 9 yards in his effort to latch on as a reserve behind Alvin Kamara. The Dolphins announced after the game that Ryan Fitzpatrick will be the team's starting quarterback in Week 1. Miami coach Brian Flores kept Rudock in the whole game, and the third-stringer responded by completing 22 of 29 passes without a turnover.