(Undated)  —  Here is the latest sports news:  Steelers rally past Bengals on “MNF.”  Giants fire McAdoo, Reese.  NFL suspends Patriots’ Gronkowski one game.  Football coaches Edwards, Fisher introduced by new schools.  Heisman Trophy finalists revealed.  Yankees name Boone new manager.

>>Steelers Rally Past Bengals On “MNF”

(Cincinnati, OH)  —  Chris Boswell hit the winning field goal as time expired as the Steelers rallied past the Bengals 23-20 on “Monday Night Football” in Cincinnati.  Ben Roethlisberger threw for 290 yards and two scores as Pittsburgh overcame a 17-0 deficit to improve to 10-and-2.  Andy Dalton threw two TD’s to A.J. Green as Cincy slipped to 6-and-7.

>>Giants Fire McAdoo, Reese

(East Rutherford, NJ)  —  The Giants are shaking things up.  Head coach Ben McAdoo and general manager Jerry Reese were both dismissed on Monday.  The Giants are just 2-and-10 on the year.  Defensive coordinator Steve Spagnuolo [[ spag-NO-lo ]] will serve as interim coach, while assistant general manager Kevin Abrams will be interim GM.

>>NFL Suspends Patriots’ Gronkowski One Game

(Foxboro, MA)  —  The NFL is suspending New England Patriots tight end Rob Gronkowski one game for a flagrant late hit on Bills cornerback Tre’Davious White.  “Gronk” pile-drove his shoulder into the back of White’s head while laying face down on the turf following an interception.  Gronkowski apologized for the hit after the game, but still plans to appeal.

>>Football Coaches Edwards, Fisher Introduced By New Schools

(Undated)  —  Herm Edwards and Jimbo Fisher are formally in place in their new head coaching gigs.  Edwards was introduced yesterday as the new head football coach at Arizona State.  He replaces the fired Todd Graham.  Texas A&M also introduced Jimbo Fisher.  He left Florida State on Friday to ink a 10-year, 75-million-dollar deal with the Aggies.

>>Heisman Trophy Finalists Revealed

(New York, NY)  —  The 2017 Heisman Trophy finalists are out.  They are Oklahoma quarterback Baker Mayfield, Stanford running back Bryce Love and Louisville quarterback Lamar Jackson.  Jackson won it last year and has a chance to repeat, although Mayfield is considered the heavy favorite.  The winner will be announced Saturday night in New York.

>>Yankees Name Boone New Manager

(Bronx, NY)  —  Aaron Boone is the new manager of the New York Yankees.  He’s signed a three-year contract with an option to become the 33rd skipper in franchise history.  Boone replaces Joe Girardi and will be formally introduced tomorrow.  It’s the first managerial gig for Boone, whose Game Seven home run won the 2003 AL pennant for the Yankees.

 

>>MONDAY’S SCOREBOARD

NFL
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Pittsburgh Steelers 23, Cincinnati Bengals 20

NBA
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Phoenix Suns 115, Philadelphia 76ers 101
Charlotte Hornets 104, Orlando Magic 94
Indiana Pacers 115, New York Knicks 97
Boston Celtics 111, Milwaukee Bucks 100
Brooklyn Nets 110, Atlanta Hawks 90
Golden State Warriors 125, New Orleans Pelicans 115
Memphis Grizzlies 95, Minnesota Timberwolves 92
Cleveland Cavaliers 113, Chicago Bulls 101
San Antonio Spurs 96, Detroit Pistons 93
Dallas Mavericks 122, Denver Nuggets 105
Utah Jazz 116, Washington Wizards 69

NHL
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Washington Capitals 4, San Jose Sharks 1
New York Islanders 5, Florida Panthers 4  (SO)
Nashville Predators 5, Boston Bruins 3
Philadelphia Flyers 5, Calgary Flames 2

Top-25 College Basketball  (“USA Today” Coaches’ Poll)
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Florida State Seminoles 83, #5 Florida Gators 66
#22 Baylor Bears 84, Sam Houston State Bearkats 56

>>TUESDAY’S SCHEDULE  (All times are Eastern)

NBA
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7:30 p.m. – Phoenix Suns at Toronto Raptors
8:00 p.m. – Utah Jazz at Oklahoma City Thunder
10:00 p.m. – Washington Wizards at Portland Trail Blazers

NHL
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7:00 p.m. – New Jersey Devils at Columbus Blue Jackets
7:30 p.m. – New York Islanders at Tampa Bay Lightning
7:30 p.m. – Winnipeg Jets at Detroit Red Wings
7:30 p.m. – St. Louis Blues at Montreal Canadiens
7:30 p.m. – New York Rangers at Pittsburgh Penguins
8:30 p.m. – Nashville Predators at Dallas Stars
9:00 p.m. – Buffalo Sabres at Colorado Avalanche
10:00 p.m. – Minnesota Wild at Los Angeles Kings
10:00 p.m. – Anaheim Ducks at Vegas Golden Knights
10:00 p.m. – Carolina Hurricanes at Vancouver Canucks

Top-25 College Basketball  (“USA Today” Coaches’ Poll)
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9:00 p.m. – #1 Duke Blue Devils host Saint Francis U Red Flash
7:00 p.m. – #3 Michigan State Spartans at Rutgers Scarlet Knights
7:00 p.m. – #4 Villanova Wildcats vs. #13 Gonzaga Bulldogs  (Jimmy V Classic at New York, NY)
8:00 p.m. – #6 Wichita State Shockers host South Dakota State Jackrabbits
7:00 p.m. – #8 Notre Dame Fighting Irish host Ball State Cardinals
9:00 p.m. – #9 Texas A&M Aggies vs. Arizona Wildcats  (Valley of the Sun Showcase at Phoenix, AZ)
7:00 p.m. – #11 Miami (FL) Hurricanes host Boston University Terriers
7:00 p.m. – #12 Virginia Cavaliers at #16 West Virginia Mountaineers
9:00 p.m. – #15 Minnesota Golden Gophers at Nebraska Cornhuskers
9:00 p.m. – #20 TCU Horned Frogs host SMU Mustangs
8:00 p.m. – #24 Nevada Wolf Pack at Texas Tech Red Raiders