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Report: Chart shows Pierre-Paul’s finger amputated

(SportsNetwork.com) – ESPN says it obtained a medical chart showing that star New York Giants defensive end Jason Pierre-Paul had his right index finger amputated on Wednesday. A Giants spokesman said the team is aware of the report but would not comment further. Pierre-Paul reportedly suffered a hand injury attempting to light fireworks over the weekend while apparently celebrating the ... Read More »

Jets’ Richardson suspended four games

New York, NY (SportsNetwork.com) – The NFL has handed New York Jets Pro Bowl defensive lineman Sheldon Richardson a four-game suspension for violating the league’s substance-abuse policy. Richardson, the 2013 NFL Defensive Rookie of the Year, will sit out the first four weeks of the upcoming season after testing positive for marijuana, a league source told the New York Daily ... Read More »

Geno’s the starter?

Jets nation unleashed a collective sigh on Wednesday when new offensive coordinator Chan Gailey proclaimed the embattled Geno Smith as the team’s starting quarterback for the 2015 season. Before contemplating that leap off the Queensboro Bridge, though, it’s probably a good idea for the Jets’ supporters to take all of that lip service with a grain of salt and understand ... Read More »

Giants LT Beatty has pectoral tear

(SportsNetwork.com) – The New York Giants will be without starting left tackle Will Beatty for much of the upcoming 2015 season after he suffered a torn pectoral muscle while lifting weights. Beatty was slated to undergo surgery Wednesday to repair the injury, a team spokesman confirmed. Normal recovery time for a torn pectoral ranges from 5- to-6 months, putting the ... Read More »

Covering up Goodell’s credibility problem

The cover-up is always worse than the crime. That was what the NFL was signaling when it handed down its harsh punishment of Tom Brady and the New England Patriots in the wake of Deflategate Monday. The league’s golden boy was suspended four games without pay and his team was fined $1 million and docked two draft picks. On the ... Read More »

Two Guys from Long Island: Deflategate Thoughts

Two guys from Long Island: Sports Thoughts Two guys from Long Island’ is a feature on New York Sportscene and will feature the back and forth discussion logs of two Long Island dudes that love sports and love New York. Joe Behrman and Steven Gross are lifelong New Yorkers and die hard sports fans that will share their thoughts and ... Read More »

New York Jets Draft Report Card

New York Jets Picks: Leonard Williams (DL, USC) Round 1 (6); Devin Smith (WR, Ohio State) Round 2 (37); Lorenzo Mauldin (OLB, Louisville) Round 3 (82); Bryce Petty (QB, Baylor) Round 4 (103); Jarvis Harrison (OG, Texas A&M) Round 5 (152); Deon Simon (NT, Northwestern State) Round 7 (223) It took first-year Jets general manager Mike Maccagnan all of 72 ... Read More »

New York Giants Draft Report Card

New York Giants Ereck Flowers (OT, Miami-Florida) Round 1 (9); Landon Collins (S, Alabama) Round 2 (33); Owamagbe Odighizuwa (DE, UCLA) Round 3 (74); Mykkele Thompson (S, Texas) Round 5 (144); Geremy Davis (WR, UConn) Round 6 (186); Bobby Hart (OG, Florida State) Round 7 (226) The Giants got three players who were at least in the mix as first-round ... Read More »

Rams trade RB Stacy to Jets

St. Louis, MO (SportsNetwork.com) – The St. Louis Rams traded running back Zac Stacy to the New York Jets on Saturday in exchange for a seventh-round draft pick. Stacy had requested a trade after the Rams drafted Georgia running back Todd Gurley No. 10 overall on Thursday. Stacy tweeted “Yikes” after St. Louis made the selection before deleting it. The ... Read More »

QBs Winston, Mariota drafted 1-2 by Bucs, Titans

Chicago, IL (SportsNetwork.com) – Jameis Winston watched from a friend’s home in Alabama as he heard his name called in Chicago. Marcus Mariota looked on thousands of miles away from Hawaii as his name was announced 10 minutes later. The Tampa Bay Buccaneers selected Winston, the talented-but-controversial Florida State quarterback, with the No. 1 overall pick in the NFL Draft ... Read More »