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Sports in Crisis

1) University of Kentucky, recent winner of the NCAA men’s tournament, is now losing it’s entire starting five to the NBA draft: Kentucky’s starting lineup of three freshmen and two sophomores did most everything together. Now, they will go their … Continue reading

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Did the Giants run Buddy Ryan’s “Polish Goalline” play?

Legendary defensive coordinator Buddy Ryan had a playbook full of unique defensive strategies.  One such play was named the “Polish Goalline” and worked like this: It looked to me that with 17 seconds left in the Super Bowl and the … Continue reading

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Giants’ Victory Celebration

This is Tom Coughlin, working the refs over for the start of next season: Way to go NY Giants!!!! I was privileged to attend one game this season, which just happened to be the low point of their season, a … Continue reading

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Vegas vs. Everyone Else

I tuned in to ESPN’s Mike & Mike radio show this morning to hear the two Mike’s talk about how “EVERYBODY” is picking the Giants to beat the Patriots.  For someone as superstitious as me, this is the equivalent of … Continue reading

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Playing with the Queen of Hearts

Hakeem “Quick Hands” Nicks performs a nice little trick: Nicks later married this “reporter.”  Ok, that’s a lie, I have no idea. But from her reaction, I think she would’ve gone home with him if he’d asked.  Meanwhile, here’s hoping Nicks … Continue reading

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Officiating the Officials

If you watched the Giants v. Packers game this past Sunday you saw the Giants beat both Green Bay and the officials. 1)  Green Bay WR Jennings fumbled the ball, it was called a fumble as the play happened, and … Continue reading

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Bill “Nostradamus” Simmons

Here’s Sports Guy Bill Simmons back in late November talking about the New York Giants: “I can see it now … after the Giants get slaughtered on Monday night in New Orleans, everyone writes them off and starts saying, ‘It’s … Continue reading

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If you’re a gambling man

You might want to bet against the Giants this week.  I’m going to the Giants – Redskins game at the Meadowlands on Sunday, which makes it a virtual lock that my team will lose.  There was a while when I … Continue reading

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Giants Among Men

The New York Giants are 5-2 and two games up on the other three teams in the NFC East.  Unfortunately, basically the entire remainder of their schedule is against teams that are objectively better than they are (Green Bay, New … Continue reading

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Giant Tweets

(h/t Jamie)  Sometimes the older generations are too quick to embrace new technology. Take New York Giants’ VP of Communications Pat Hanlon, for example.  Hanlon has taken to confronting Giants fans who express concerns about the team’s troubling off season (Steve … Continue reading

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Exclusiones (You’re Cut)

Now that the NFL season is going forward, the pre-preseason has been condensed substantially.  Free agent signings, rookie signings and the first round of cuts have begun. Training camps are starting later this week, and the first preseason games are … Continue reading

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Pyrrhic Victory, defined

Lawrence Taylor wins one: Taylor, who was not present at the hearing, pleaded guilty in January to two counts, sexual misconduct and soliciting a prostitute in the third degree. Last month he was sentenced to six years’ probation in his … Continue reading

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