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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 »

New York Giants Notes: Hill Suspended; Freeman Cut

New York Giants’ Hill Suspended Again (SportsNetwork.com) New York Giants safety Will Hill was handed a six-game suspension by the NFL Friday as a repeat offender of the league’s policy for substances of abuse. It’s the third suspension in three seasons for Hill, who emerged as a starter in New York’s secondary in 2013 and recorded career bests of 77 ... Read More »

Cruz Working to Make a Difference

USA NETWORK AND NATIONAL FOOTBALL LEAGUE TO LAUNCH EXPANDED “NFL CHARACTERS UNITE” PROGRAM, PRESENTED BY GMC, WITH STAR PLAYERS HELPING YOUNG PEOPLE TACKLE HATE, BULLYING AND DISCRIMINATION New Weekly Vignette and Webisode Series Kicks Off Monday, December 2; Project Culminates with One-Hour Documentary Premiering on USA During Super Bowl Weekend Other Participating NFL Players Include Victor Cruz, Mark Herzlich, Nick ... Read More »

Giants Cruzing Towards a Deal

Giant fans can finally breathe a sigh of relief. The Team announced that they are on the verge of finalizing a five year deal with stand-out wide receiver Victor Cruz. The contract will reportedly be worth $43mm over five years (or $8.6mm annually), which in effect locks Cruz up for six years considering the one year extension he recently inked. ... Read More »

Powerful Pittsburgh Power Play Dooms Islanders in Game 3

The morning of Game 3 in the Eastern Conference Quarter finals was greeted by a picture perfect spring day. To complement the weather, The Massapequa Chiefs nine year old travel baseball team had just upset Bayside in round one of the playoffs. My brand new Gibson SG had arrived via special delivery the day before. All seemed to be in ... Read More »

2013 New York Giants Begin OTA’s

The Giants opened up their Organized Training Activities (OTA’s) the week of May 20th and there were, not surprisingly, few surprises. After all, not much happens during these two days of optional workouts despite it being the official kick-off of 2013 Giants football. For starters, Victor Cruz was a no-show and that should come as a shock to no one. ... Read More »