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Paralyzed Former Rutgers Player Signs with Buccaneers

An inspiration, a “symbolic gesture” and a dream come true… Eric LeGrand gets drafted to the NFL. With the NFL picks in full affect after this past week’s draft, the 90th and final pick for the Tampa Bay Buccaneers was left empty until early Tuesday morning. Head coach Greg Schiano left this spot open for […]

Frustration Led to Mike D’Antoni’s Resignation

Head coach of the New York Knicks Mike D’Antoni resigned Wednesday after a chronic complication with frustration. With Linsanity in full force and All-Star Carmelo Anthony back in action, you would think it can only get better for the Knicks (although Knicks fans knew that wasn’t the case). For D’Antoni it came down to one […]

Giants Win! Patriots Win! Superbowl XLVI: A Match-Up on Repeat

Between the trade drama, the NFL lockout situation and the pre-season bloopers, the Giants were described as: a hopeless team, a team unlikely to reach the playoffs. During the regular season the Giants had 9 wins and just barely clinched a wildcard playoff spot. The team was considered one of the many mediocre teams advancing […]

Eagles Embarrass Jets, What’s Next?

Head coach, Rex Ryan described his team’s performance as: “as bad as it gets” Team captain, Santonio Holmes called it: “a tough day” Starting quarterback, Mark Sanchez said: “It is embarrassing. It was bad all around.” The Philadelphia (we’ll call it a) domination over the Jets left Sanchez and his fellow teammates with their heads hanging low […]

Eli Manning Completes a Giant Comeback to Beat Patriots Again

A replay of Super Bowl XLII? Not quite, but close enough. Within the two-minute warning, the Giants down by less than 5, 3rd down pressure, Manning looks down field to number 85. David Tyree? Not this time. Manning looks for tight end, Jake Ballard for the winning drive. The New York Giants defeated the New […]

A Fight in the AFC East on MNF: Jets vs Dolphins

With both teams trailing in the AFC East, tonight’s matchup won’t change their position, but will effect them in the long-run. The Dolphins are coming off of a four-game losing streak and a bye. A win over the 2-3 Jets is something the Dolphins need to break their streak and get them closer to contention. […]

Finally, The Giants Get A Little Action From D.J. Ware

Although on Sunday the New York Giants took a rough 36-25 loss against the Seahawks, D.J. Ware finally got a shot at running back. “I knew my chance would come one day. When it (does), I just got to make sure I’m prepared. I can’t do anything about something I can’t control,” said Ware prior […]

Video: Brandon Jacobs, Muhammad Wilkerson Fight at Giants-Jets Game

Giant’s running back, Brandon Jacobs and Jet’s rookie, running back, Muhammad Wilkerson were ejected from Monday night’s pre-season matchup in New York.

Giants Post Impressive 41-13 Victory Over Bears, Suffer One Major Loss

Since the lockout came to an end it has been a rough four weeks for the New York Giants. They lost tremendous key players with Terrell Thomas now added to that list. Thomas left the game late in the first half of last night’s pre-season game against the Chicago Bears, after colliding with teammate Jason […]

The Giants Still ‘Got It’: Yes, An Optimist’s Guide To The 2011 New York Giants

We’ve heard plenty on the pessimistic end of the field so lets focus on the good things that will come out of this years Giants season.  Enough About Who’s Gone All the fuss about who’s not on the team isn’t going to be effective for success so let’s take a look at what will benefit […]

Marisa Cannici

Marisa Cannici has written 12 posts for Sports of New York

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