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Lawsuit Claims Giants And Manning Created Bogus ‘Game-Worn’ Gear Scam

A new lawsuit claims quarterback Eli Manning and Giants brass created bogus “game-worn” football gear to pass off as the real deal — and one of the forgeries is sitting in the Pro Football Hall of Fame, Kaja Whitehouse of the New York Post reports. A helmet on display in the hallowed Canton, Ohio, gridiron […]

Rolle on Jonathan Martin, “He allowed it to happen.” Come On, Man!

As many sports fans are witnessing unfold in the media the past week or so, Miami Dolphins offensive lineman Jonathan Martin was bullied and harassed by fellow teammate Richie Incognito, using racist expletives and death threats. And last week, Martin had finally taken enough, and stormed out of the Dolphins food court unexpectedly, never to […]

Justin Tuck is Among “Dream Team For Public Service”

This dropped in my email inbox. Thought I would share it with you guys. All Stars Helping Kids Announces Ten Athletes For 2010 Jefferson Awards For Public Service World Champions Venus Williams and Lauryn Williams, MLB star Curtis Granderson, NBA All-Stars Dwight Howard and Dirk Nowitzki, NFL star Justin Tuck form core “Dream Team For […]

Osi in Trouble with Law?

From NY Daily News: Osi Umenyiora and the Giants made peace after the defensive end walked out on practice Monday- but the still has to answer to the law. Umenyiora missed a court date for a speeding ticket the same day he stormed out of the Giants’ practice facility after a dispute with defensive coordinator […]

Giants Trying to Recover 300 Million from Lehman Brothers

This from Pro Football Talk: The Giants filed a claim in U.S. Bankruptcy Court to try and recover $301.8 million they believe they are owed by Lehman Brothers, the investment bank that filed for bankruptcy in September 2008. According to the Wall Street Journal, Giants Stadium LLC., a company created by the Mara and Tisch […]

Former Giant Lineman Oates Named In Lawsuit:

From the Star Ledger: For the second time less than two years, two retired professional athletes have been named in a lawsuit over payment in regards to their development company. Among the defendants named in the civil suit, filed Thursday in Superior Court in Morris County, are former New York Giants player Bart Oates of […]

Key Court Day For Burress Approaching

From ProFootballTalk: Regardless of whether teams are interested in free-agent receiver Plaxico Burress, much could be learned about his availability to play football in 2009 when he returns to court on June 15 for a hearing in the pending criminal case against him. Burress faces felony charges arising from possession of an unlicensed and loaded weapon in […]

Rhett Bomar Biography

Here is Rhett Bomar’s biography from giants.com: After a troubling 2006 off-season that saw Bomar dismissed from the University of Oklahoma, the quarterback was hoping to play football at Sam Houston State. The NCAA ruled him ineligible, but granted him permission to return to the gridiron in 2007. In just two seasons with the Bearkats, […]

Mara Talks About Burress

John Mara was on Sirius XM Radio talking about Plaxico Burress. Mike Garafolo of the Star-Ledger has that story and other tidbits. Giants president and CEO John Mara was a guest of Chris Russo this afternoon on Sirius XM’s “Mad Dog Unleashed” program. It was the first interview for Mara — or anyone from the […]

Details About the Plax Grievance Ruling

Mike Garafolo of nj.com, does a great job of breaking down the Plax grievance ruling: Just because the Giants had written the full signing bonus into the default portion of the contract doesn’t mean they were looking to get it all back. I haven’t seen the complaint, but it appears Mike Florio at ProFootballTalk.com has. […]