1. Let's Be Frank: K Rod Is the Goods

    Finally! Finally! Finally!! The Mets have a REAL relief pitcher! Yes, they do! Really! Francisco Rodriguez (known to some as K-Rod) has swept in and quelled the Mets' nearly quarter-century bullpen drought...

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  2. New York Giants' 2009 Schedule at a Glance

    Good and Bad, but Not UglyThe Giants' 2009 schedule bears much similarity to their 2008 schedule. There are a few differences—some welcome, some not. The GoodThe BYE week was in Week Five last year...

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  3. New York Mets Fans: Get Ready For a Big Week

    Not Afraid Of The Phillies Or Yankees To be a Met fan, you must be prepared for anything. The Mets are Baseball's Bizarro Team. They win and lose games in inexplicable fashion and they do the exact opposite of what everyone expects them to do...

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  4. T.O.: Please, Won't You Be My Neighbor?

    Owens can't find a house in Buffalo. This is one of those 'non-stories', one of those bonuses you get as part of the Terrell Owens package...

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  5. David Tyree: The "Forgotten" Hero Returns

    There are few times when Giants GM Jerry Reese reveals his poker face. This past spring, after the Giants released Plaxico Burress and cut ties with Amani Toomer, that face was showing...

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  6. Mets Not Finding Many Answers from Within

    At this juncture, there are not many of us that would trade places with Mets manager Jerry Manuel. His team has been decimated by freak injuries and lingering illnesses to the point where they are out of major league-level players...

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  7. Jose Reyes: Beginning of the End as a Met?

    Met SS Suddenly Has Loads of Downside Jose Reyes used to play the game with such tenacity and joy that he angered opponents with his boyish enthusiasm. Emphasis on "used to...

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  8. The Odd Odyssey of Calvin Borel

    Back On Mine That Bird At Belmont Calvin Borel is the 34th jockey in horse racing history to win 4500 races. To say that this folksy, down-home Cajun is an accomplished rider would be to understate his achievements...

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  9. Who Is Travis Beckum? You'll Know Soon Enough

    Alex Trebek : This player from the University of Wisconsin was a Mackey Award semifinalist in 2006. John Fennelly: Who is Travis Beckum? Alex Trebek: Yes, it was his first year as an offensive player, too...

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  10. Writing About the New York Giants? Here Are 10 Things You Should Know

    10. Phil Simms is one of two players from Morehead State to play in the NFL. The other? TE Gary Shirk, who also played for the Giants in the '70s and '80s. 9. Lawrence Taylor originally wore No...

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  11. The Fall Of Jeremy Shockey

    Booze, Poor Decisions Taking Down A Potential Hero When Jeremy Shockey was in New York, he was one of Giants' owner Wellington Mara's favorite players...

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  12. 2009 New York Giants' Coaching Staff Preview

    Coughlin Firmly In ChargeHead Coach—Tom CoughlinOffensive Coordinator—Kevin GilbrideDefensive Coordinator—Bill SheridanOffensive Assistants: Jerald Ingram (running backs), Chris ...

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  13. A Day to Remember Real Heroes

    reprinted from March 19, 2008........ When we speak of values in this country we talk about God, family, patriotism and a lot of other institutions that politicians use as punchlines...

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  14. 2009 New York Giants Defensive Backs Preview

    High Round Talent Leads The WayCoachesSecondary / Corners: Peter Giunta (3rd year)Secondary / Safeties: David Merritt (3rd year) Defensive Coordinator: Bill Sheridan (1st year)Safeties: Kenny Phillips, Michael Johnson (Starters), C...

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  15. 2009 New York Giants: Linebackers Preview

    An Eclectic Mix Of TalentLinebackers Coach: Jim Herrmann (1st Year)Defensive Coordinator: Bill Sheridan (1st Year)MLB: Antonio Pierce (Starter), Chase Blackburn, Johnathan GoffWLB: Michael Boley ...

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  16. The 5 Most Devastating Playoff Losses in New York Giants History

    Since the NFL annexed the AFL in 1970, the New York Giants have made the playoffs a total of 14 times. Three of those campaigns ended in Super Bowl victories, one ended at the Super Bowl and ...

    Pro Football NYC Written by Pro Football NYC about over 5 years ago 3,010 reads 13 comments

  17. NFL Offseason: You Can't Make This Stuff Up

    The period between the draft and training camp (known to you laymen as late spring / early summer) is usually the driest period of the year for football writers. Usually...

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  18. 2009 New York Giants: Defensive Line Preview

    Retooled And Ready To GoDefensive Line Coach: Mike Waufle (5th Year)Defensive Quality Control: Al Holcomb (1st year)Defensive Coordinator: Bill Sheridan (1st year)Ends: Justin Tuck, Osi Umenyiora ...

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  19. Why Michael Vick Will Have To Wait for His Second Chance

    Opportunities Will Be Hard to Find There's an old adage: "You can't unring a bell." Michael Vick, the former electrifying QB of the Atlanta Falcons turned societal pariah, will have to live with that adage every day for the rest of his life...

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  20. 2009 NY Giants Special Teams Preview

    A Model Of ConsistencySpecial Teams Coach: Tom Quinn (third year)Assistant Special Teams Coach: Thomas McGaughey (second year)Kicker—Lawrence TynesPunter—Jeff FeaglesKick Returner—Ahmad ...

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  21. 2009 New York Giants' Playbook: Go Back To The Future

    Since the New York Giants chose to part ways with RB Derrick Ward and WRs Plaxico Burress and Amani Toomer, Giant fans have been shivering in their boots wondering what the team will do without them...

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  22. Tangled Up In Blue: My 40-Year Affair With The New York Giants

    At 48 years of age, I have lost some of my recall ability, as you can imagine, but there are two things I will never forget as a child: going to my first baseball game, and attending my first football game...

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  23. 1981: My Favorite Year In Giants History

    When Giants fans are asked ‘What is your favorite Giants’ team of all-time?’, you’ll get different answers from different age groups. The elders will point to the glory days of the 1950’s of Sam Huff and Frank Gifford...

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  24. 2009 NFC East Preview: Eagles, Giants Create New Dichotomy

    The NFC East was once the home of "smashmouth" football—Bill Parcells, Buddy Ryan, Tom Landry and Joe Gibbs. Players such as Lawrence Taylor, Reggie White, Tony Dorsett and The Hogs became legends...

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  25. 2009 New York Giants' Wide Receivers Preview

    No Plaxico? No Problem, Say The Giants Wide Receivers Coach: Mike SullivanOffensive Coordinator: Kevin Gilbride Wide Receivers: Domenik Hixon, Steve Smith (Starters)...

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