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Fantasy Football: The Andre Williams Threat

By Thomas Harrigan, Contributing Writer, The Sports Network Philadelphia, PA (SportsNetwork.com) – The threat New York Giants rookie fourth-round pick Andre Williams poses to Rashad Jennings’ fantasy value became more palpable Sunday night in Canton. We’ve heard since the start of training camp that Williams, who led the NCAA with 2,177 rushing yards last season, has been handling the goal-line reps, but the ... Read More »

Once a Giant, always a Giant

By John McMullen, NFL Editor, The Sports Network  Canton, OH (SportsNetwork.com) – Tom Coughlin and Michael Strahan didn’t always get along but they will always walk together in history, the head coach and his leader who willed a group of men that stunned the previously unbeaten and 12-point favorite New England Patriots to win Super Bowl XLII. Call it a “Big Blue ... Read More »

Injury ends NFL career of Giants RB Wilson

East Rutherford, NJ (SportsNetwork.com) – The NFL career of New York Giants running back David Wilson is apparently over after he was advised by doctors on Monday to no longer play football due to neck problems. Wilson, 23, left practice last Tuesday with a burner and was sent to a hospital for tests on his surgically repaired neck. He sat ... Read More »

Giants top Bills in HOF Game

(Sunday, August 3) Final Score: New York 17, Buffalo 13 Canton, OH (SportsNetwork.com) – New York fourth-round rookie Andre Williams ran for 48 yards and a touchdown as the Giants topped the Buffalo Bills, 17-13, in the Hall of Fame Game. Giants quarterback Eli Manning played three series. He went three-and-out on the first and was strip-sacked on the opening ... Read More »

David Tyree joins Giants’ front office

East Rutherford, NJ (SportsNetwork.com) – The New York Giants named David Tyree director of player development on Tuesday. Tyree, a former wide receiver for the Giants, replaces Charles Way, also a former Giant player who left the position earlier this offseason to head the NFL’s player engagement department. “We are pleased to have David back in the building as the ... Read More »

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 »