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Jennings, defense carry Giants past Texans

(Sunday, September 21) Final Score: New York, 30, Houston 17 East Rutherford, NJ (SportsNetwork.com) – Rashad Jennings rushed for a career- high 176 yards and a touchdown, and the New York Giants turned the tables on the Houston Texans to post a 30-17 win at MetLife Stadium. Houston entered this Week 3 clash with a plus-five turnover ratio en route ... Read More »

FEATURE STORY: Goodell missed another opportunity

By John McMullen, NFL Editor, The Sports Network Philadelphia, PA (SportsNetwork.com) – The NFL’s version of Groundhog Day was Friday in Midtown Manhattan when embattled commissioner Roger Goodell emerged from his self- imposed exile, albeit 17 minutes late, and finally addressed the scandals enveloping the league he is entrusted to lead. There has been no confirmation as to whether or not Goodell ... Read More »

Sports Authority to host In-store Athlete appearance with NYJ Wayne Chrebet

SPORTS AUTHORITY TO HOST IN-STORE ATHLETE APPEARANCE WITH FORMER NEW YORK WIDE RECEIVER WAYNE CHREBET Sports Authority, one of the nation’s largest full-line sporting goods retailers in the United States and Puerto Rico, will be hosting an exclusive meet-and-greet and autograph signing with former New York Wide Receiver Wayne Chrebet this Saturday, September 20, from 1-2:30pm at the Sayville Sports ... Read More »

Lions manhandle Giants in Caldwell’s debut

Detroit, MI (SportsNetwork.com) – In a battle of teams unveiling brand new offenses, the Detroit Lions had by far the better first impression. With Matthew Stafford throwing a pair of touchdown passes to Calvin Johnson and running for another score, the Lions cruised to a 35-14 rout of the New York Giants in a strong debut under new head coach ... Read More »

Ivory, Smith lead Jets over Raiders

East Rutherford, NJ (SportsNetwork.com) – Chris Ivory rumbled 71 yards for a touchdown in the fourth quarter and Geno Smith threw for a score, as the New York Jets began their season with a 19-14 victory over the Oakland Raiders. Smith connected on 23-of-28 passes for 221 yards and was picked off once. Ivory gained 102 yards on 10 carries ... Read More »

Giants take new-look offense into Detroit

By John McMullen, NFL Editor New York, NY (SportsNetwork.com) – Perhaps the most difficult thing in the NFL is determining when a star player has begun what is an inevitable descent. The New York Giants believe Eli Manning has not yet hit the tipping point in his NFL career and they’re banking their 2014 season on that fact. The Giants ... Read More »

FEATURE STORY: Jets, Ryan plan to spoil Carr’s Oakland debut

By Lyle Fitzsimmons, Contributing NFL Editor, The Sports Network New York, NY (SportsNetwork.com) – New York coach Rex Ryan’s defenses have been anathema for rookie passers. But thanks to a Jets secondary that could most optimistically be labeled as “unsettled,” the fortunes for Oakland rookie Derek Carr as he approaches his maiden NFL voyage may be a little better. The ... Read More »

FEATURE STORY: InfraScanner – Concussion Awareness and Advocacy Tool

By Janine McGowan, Contributing Writer New York, NY (NYSportscene.com) – Last season, a 16-year-old New York prep football player died following a helmet-to-helmet collision. Damon Janes walked to the sidelines, collapsed and was taken to a local hospital. After 3 hours, a CT scan showed bleeding in his brain and he was then transported to a trauma hospital which was 2 ... Read More »

NFL sets new domestic violence policy

New York, NY (SportsNetwork.com) – Saying he got the Ray Rice suspension wrong, NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell has instituted harsher penalties for players and league personnel over domestic violence offenses. The revamped policy was announced in a letter from Goodell to NFL team owners and calls for a six-week suspension without pay for a first domestic violence offense and a ... Read More »

No surgery for Giants G Schwartz

East Rutherford, NJ (SportsNetwork.com) – The New York Giants announced Tuesday that they have received good news regarding starting left guard Geoff Schwartz and his toe injury. Schwartz will remain in a walking boot for approximately 7-10 days and then begin a rehabilitation program. After that, he will be evaluated on a week-to- week basis. Schwartz had his dislocated right ... Read More »