The New York Giants have plenty to consider this offseason, especially when it comes to free agents. In 2014, GM Jerry Reese attempted to rebuild the ailing franchise by spending a whopping $115 million, which led to a disappointing 6-10 finish. With little room to play with under the cap this year and five star players about to become free agents, Big Blue needs to proceed carefully.
DE Jason Pierre-Paul
Although the sixth-year player Pierre-Paul finished the 2014 season with 12.5 sacks, he has struggled with nagging back problems and has not performed anywhere near the level he did during the 2011 Super Bowl run. The Giants put the franchise tag on him in order to keep him around. While no long-term deal has been hammered out, coach Tom Coughlin stated he would like to see Pierre-Paul retire in Giants blue. Continue reading Pierre-Paul, Rolle Among Giants’ Top Free Agents »
Like it or not, it looks like Alex Rodriguez is going to force his way back into baseball after receiving his controversial one-year suspension for his role in the Biogenesis scandal.
I’ll tell you one thing — I bet the Yankees aren’t too thrilled to have the 39-year-old back in uniform, and I’d put a wager in now if it was available for MLB betting on William Hill. I mean, New York made it clear they want to move on and paid Chase Headley $52 million over four years to man A-Rod’s old position of third base.
Mayor Michael Bloomberg officially canceled the New York City Marathon due to the continued cleanup efforts after Hurricane Sandy roared ashore earlier this week, flooding 42 miles of NYC subways and knocking out power to millions of homes on the East Coast. The storm is also responsible for more than 100 deaths in the U.S. Continue reading Mayor Bloomberg Cancels New York City Marathon due to Sandy »