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Giants’ Training Camp News and Notes: Can Randle be X-Factor for Big Blue? With Hakeem Nicks leaving to go to Indianapolis, Big Blue will likely turn to 3rd-year receiver Rueben Randle, who finished third on the team in receiving yards with 611 last year and was targeted by Eli Manning 80 times (also third most).   This year has to be different. Randle knows what everyone is thinking. He knows nobody has forgotten More...

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By Christian Pierre-Louis On Monday, July 28th, 2014

Giants’ Training Camp News and Notes: Cruz and Manning looking to bounce back

from WATCH: WR Victor Cruz makes a diving catch at Practice It’s no secret that Victor Cruz is Eli Manning’s go-to-guy whenever a big play is needed for the Giants and Manning will be leaning on Cruz More...

By Gary Phillips On Monday, July 28th, 2014

Jets’ Willie Colon Has High Expectations

Photo via Jet Nation.   As New York Jets offensive lineman Willie Colon gears up for his second season in green and white, the 31-year-old is expecting big things from his offense. “I always have high More...

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By Diane Quail On Thursday, July 24th, 2014

Rutgers Talent Experts Added to BTN

The Big Ten Network added Rutgers experts to their Talent Roster this week.  With these experts will come a full day of programming dedicated to Rutgers Athletics. Rutgers FootballPhoto Credit: John Munson/The More...

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By Gary Phillips On Wednesday, July 23rd, 2014

New York Jets Add Jason Babin to Loaded Defense

Robert Mayer-USA TODAY Sports The New York Jets came to terms with defensive end Jason Babin on Wednesday, agreeing to a two-year deal in which the team possesses an option on the second year. The story was first More...

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By James DeRosa Jr. On Wednesday, July 23rd, 2014

The Ten Best Athletes Under 25

Gary A. Vasquez/US Presswire 10. Neymar Arguably the worlds best soccer player, Neymar da Silva Santos had 15 goals for FC Barcelona and added to that with another four goals in the 2014 world cup. Speaking of the More...

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By Sal Soothsayer On Sunday, July 13th, 2014

Ranking the Big Ten Positional Groups: The Coaches

There are three things that today’s college coach has to be able to do: understand and teach X’s and O’s, recruit, and motivate. These three factors were the measurables used in evaluating coaching More...

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By Sal Soothsayer On Saturday, July 12th, 2014

Ranking the Big Ten Positional Groups: Defensive Backs

Coverages are more complex and officials err on the side of the offense when making a bang-bang call. Want to be a defensive back in college football these days? Monday – Offensive Backfield Tuesday – Receivers Wednesday More...

By Augustine Dashiell On Friday, July 4th, 2014

O’Hanlon Delivers Pre-Playoff Pep Talk to Trenton Freedom

Two days before the first playoff game in team history, I caught up with Trenton Freedom Head Coach Kevin O’Hanlon as he delivered tickets after practice. The Freedom host the Lehigh Valley Steelhawks, the Professional More...

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By Marisa Marcellino On Monday, June 30th, 2014
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“When the Game Stands Tall” Falls Short

So, I’ll start by saying this: I love sports.  Ipso facto: I love sports movies.  I grew up idolizing “Rudy.”  My friends called me “smalls” from “Sandlot”.  I’ve been “Ice Box” from “Little More...