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Giants throw hat into NFC ring

By Shawn Clarke, NFL Contributor Philadelphia, PA (SportsNetwork.com) – Invited or not, the New York Giants have crashed the NFC party of elite teams. It would be blasphemy not to think of the four-time Super Bowl champion Giants as one of the conference’s best, but a 7-9 record a year ago and two straight losses to start 2014 put them in the ... Read More »

Donnell, Giants rout Redskins

Landover, MD (SportsNetwork.com) – The New York Giants may have finally found their tight end of the future. Eli Manning tossed three of his four touchdown passes to Larry Donnell, who became the first Giants tight end to haul in three scores in 52 years, and New York routed the Washington Redskins, 45-14, on Thursday night. New York has employed ... Read More »

Former Jets RB Bruce Harper on SPORTSTALK1240 this Sunday

Former Jets RB Bruce Harper on SPORTSTALK1240 this Sunday, September 28th     Harper to discuss his time with the Jets, offer some insights on the current team and what he is up to today This Sunday, September 28th at 8:00pm, SPORTSTALK1240 hosts Derek Wasiak and John Sweeney will welcome former New York Jets running back Bruce Harper to the show. ... Read More »

Report: Tape sent to NFL security chief

New York, NY (SportsNetwork.com) – A law enforcement official says he sent a video of Ray Rice punching his fiancee in the face to the NFL’s chief security officer in April, according to a report. The unnamed official who told The Associated Press he addressed the video to Jeffrey Miller says he is unsure if Miller ever saw it. He ... Read More »

Bears hold on to down Jets

(Monday, September 22) Final Score: Chicago 27, NY Jets 19 East Rutherford, NJ (SportsNetwork.com) – Jay Cutler completed two touchdown passes to Martellus Bennett and the injury-riddled Chicago Bears held off the New York Jets, 27-19, on Monday night. Cutler completed 23-of-38 passes for 225 yards and the two scores for Chicago, which emptied its defensive backfield for the second ... Read More »

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 »