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Giants’ Snee retires

East Rutherford, NJ (SportsNetwork.com) – Long-time New York Giants offensive lineman Chris Snee announced his retirement on Monday. Snee played 10 seasons in the NFL, all with the Giants, appearing in 141 games and winning two Super Bowl titles. He was selected in the second round of the 2004 draft out of Boston College. “I think Chris was everything you ... Read More »

NFL takes the draft off-Broadway

By John McMullen, NFL Editor, The Sports Network Philadelphia, PA (SportsNetwork.com) – The NFL Draft is going off-Broadway and putting New York City’s famed Radio City Musical Hall in its rear-view mirror, at least for now. The draft is officially moving out of the Big Apple for the first time since 1965, according to NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell, who confirmed that the ... Read More »

MAGNA GLOBAL releases new ‘Media Economy Report’ on Sports

By Benji Bourinat, Contributing Writer New York, NY (NYSportscene.com) – In light of the 2014 World Cup and the growing opportunities that live sporting events represent for both brands and media owners, MAGNA GLOBAL has released its new ‘Media Economy Report’ which explores the audiences, behaviors, and platforms that marketers need to know about to invest more wisely. MAGNA GLOBAL has set ... Read More »

John Mackey Award unveils 2014 Preseason Watch List

The John Mackey Award, based out of Freeport, NY, announces the Top Contenders for the 2014 Award New York, N.Y. (July 8, 2014) – The John Mackey Award has released the 2014 John Mackey Award Preseason Watch List. Given annually to the most outstanding collegiate tight end, the award recipient is selected by vote of the John Mackey Award Selection Committee and ... Read More »

Judge OKs NFL concussion settlement

Philadelphia, PA (SportsNetwork.com) – A federal judge has granted preliminary approval of a revised settlement agreement between the NFL and former players who sued the league over concussions. The new deal, struck last month, would provide unlimited funds to retired players who suffer from neurocognitive illnesses and their families. U.S. District Court Judge Anita Brody wrote in her decision on ... Read More »

Appellate court gives NFLPA life in collusion suit

St. Louis, MO (SportsNetwork.com) – The NFL Players Association can continue a lawsuit against the NFL, which claimed the league instituted a secret salary cap for the 2010 season. An appellate court has reversed a decision by a district court that denied the union’s claims. The lawsuit, filed in 2012, stems from the 2010 season when teams were not bound ... Read More »

Jets release no-show RB Goodson

Florham Park, NJ (SportsNetwork.com) – The New York Jets released running back Mike Goodson on Wednesday after he failed to show for the first two days of mandatory minicamp. The Jets signed Goodson as a free agent to a reported three-year, $6.9 million contract last offseason but he played in just two games for them after sitting out a four-game ... Read More »

NY Giants Note: Beason has tear/fracture in foot

Giants’ Beason has tear, fracture in foot East Rutherford, NJ (SportsNetwork.com) – New York Giants starting middle linebacker Jon Beason has a ligament tear and a small fracture in his right foot, but expects to be ready to play by the start of the regular season. Beason underwent X-rays, an MRI and a CT scan after he was carted off ... Read More »

NY Giants Notes: Benson Leaves Practice

Giants’ Beason leaves practice East Rutherford, NJ (SportsNetwork.com) – New York Giants starting middle linebacker Jon Beason left Thursday’s practice with a right foot injury. Beason needed to be carted off the field and then went to the Hospital for Special Surgery in New York for tests and an examination. The Giants haven’t disclosed the extent of Beason’s injury or ... Read More »

Giants, Jets Team Notes: Hill Waived; Pryor Signed

Giants waive Hill following suspension East Rutherford, NJ (SportsNetwork.com) – The New York Giants have waived safety Will Hill, who was suspended by the NFL last Friday for again violating the league’s policy on substances of abuse. Hill incurred a six-game ban for his third such suspension. He missed four games last year because of a league-imposed penalty and also ... Read More »