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    August 26, 2014

    Against Football Author Steve Almond Blasts the NFL and Its Hypocritical Media Machine

    The dog days of summer aren't much fun in the land of sports talk radio. The only major league in play is baseball, with the pennant races still two months off. Amid these doldrums, the Ray Rice story hit the airwaves last month like a gale. In late July, word leaked that the National Football Leag ... More >>

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    February 11, 2014

    Michael Sam's Gay...Now, Who's Gonna Draft Him?

    The returns would seem to be in regarding the NFL's acceptance of University of Missouri senior Michael Sam, the league's first openly gay player -- or at least the man who would be the league's first openly gay player if he's drafted in May. Shannon Sharpe, former All-Pro and now commentator for C ... More >>

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    January 31, 2014

    Broncos and Seahawks Face off at Ample Hills

    We popped by Ample Hills (623 Vanderbilt Avenue, 347-240-3926) today to chat about the shop's forthcoming Gowanus location (slated to open in May) and forthcoming cookbook (due out in April), both of which you'll be able to read about in the near future. But while we were in the shop, we sampled a p ... More >>

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    January 29, 2014

    Team-Themed Cocktail Creations for Super Bowl Sunday

    Super Bowl Sunday is nearly upon us. This is the day football fans eagerly await all season long, and the day the rest of us look forward to for the wings, Pepsi commercials, and men in tight pants running around a field (ok, some of us). You likely have strong feelings about one team in this race, ... More >>

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    January 28, 2014

    10 Ideas Under $10 for Your Week: Wrestling Mania, Never Have I Ever, and Super Bowl Fun

    New York City is gearing up for Super Bowl weekend, and festivities are underway this week to celebrate the big game. Parts of Time Square will be closed off to traffic to make way for Super Bowl celebrations, plus Latino pop star and Bronx native Prince Royce performs a free concert in Bryant Park. ... More >>

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    January 27, 2014

    Where to Watch the Game: Broncos and Seahawks Bars in NYC

    Ah, the Super Bowl. Neither of our home teams are even in it, but still we'll be forced to hear about it all week, since the contest goes off at MetLife Stadium, and brands from across the globe are descending upon the Big Apple to shower us (or, more accurately, our sports fanatic tourists) with fo ... More >>

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    December 18, 2013

    Reality TV Hoaxster Ken Tarr Charged With Felony Eavesdropping for Prank Calls to Coaches

    In June of this year, the Voice unfolded the curious tale of Ken Tarr, a 32-year-old serially unemployed Los Angeles man who found his true calling as a reality TV scam artist. Tarr managed to talk himself onto eight different reality shows, playing a variety of outsized characters: an inebriated "G ... More >>

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    September 3, 2013

    $10 Beer & Bourbon Tasting, Pizza Day Party, Cheese Making: What's Happening This Week

    If getting back to the office is giving you post-long weekend depression, keep your chin up: The kids are back at school, football is on TV, and the city is teeming with leave-work-early excuses. Here's a look at what's happening around town.

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    December 3, 2012

    Repent, New York, for Tebow Time is Nigh

    So yesterday, the New York Jets played the Arizona Cardinals in what will go down in the annals as maybe actually the single most unwatchable game in the history of sport. They won 7-6, but that wasn't the important part, because they still suck and are only 5-7 on the season, and although their las ... More >>

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    March 28, 2012

    Tim Tebow Sandwich: What Should It Really Look Like?

    Two days ago, Fork in the Road put up a piece about the Jetbow sandwich at Carnegie Deli. It was a giant, collapsing mess held up by sticks featuring an incongruous collection of deli meats. It made us wonder what a true Tebow sandwich would look like, encompassing the diverse history of the Heisman ... More >>

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    March 26, 2012

    Carnegie Deli's Tebow Sandwich Sucks! Probably on Purpose

    At least, at $22.22 the Tebow sandwich is a comparative bargain. Bring two friends -- one a vegetarian -- and subdivide it. (The vegetarian gets the top part.) Consider it a Judaic repudiation of Christianity, or maybe a revenge exacted by real New Yorkers on all those tourists who sashay into Kat ... More >>

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    March 22, 2012

    Tim Tebow: Do The Jets Really Need This Guy?

    ​The deal between the New York Jets and the Denver Broncos for quarterback Tim Tebow is now complete.Halleluiah!Jesus' favorite quarterback will be wearing green next season in exchange for two draft picks -- a fourth-rounder and sixth-rounder in 2012 -- thanks to a deal that nearly fell apart in ... More >>

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    March 22, 2012

    Tim Tebow's Stupid Move to The New York Jets

    Those of you who follow me in this space are probably wondering why I didn't write something on this earlier today. And the reason is this: I was dumbfounded. I kept thinking that there had to be something about the New York Jets' acquisition of Tim Tebow that I was missing -- that the entire mains ... More >>

  • Blogs

    March 21, 2012

    Antonio Cromartie: We Don't Need No Stinkin' Tebow. Oops

    ​Take a knee, New York -- it's Tebow time!It's officially Twitter official: Tim Tebow is coming to the Big Apple to hold the clipboard for Mark "The Sanch-ize" Sanchez as the New York Jets' B-squad QB (for now, anyway) -- which apparently is much to the dismay of Jets cornerback Antonio Cromartie. ... More >>

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    March 21, 2012

    Tim Tebow To The Jets: ESPN "Insider" Says Deal Could Be In Jeopardy

    ​You might want to hold off on ordering your New York Jets Tim Tebow jersey -- ESPN "insider" Adam Schefter's tweetin' up a storm about how the deal could potentially be in jeopardy."Denver and Jets have encountered hangup in language in Tim Tebow's contract that could nullify trade," Schefter "tw ... More >>

  • Blogs

    January 8, 2012

    Beyoncé Gives Birth; Wild Card Blowouts; Second New Hampshire GOP Debate

    Last night, Beyoncé Knowles gave birth to her and Jay-Z's child, Ivy Blue Carter. The Daily News reports the baby girl was born in Lenox Hill Hospital on the Upper East Side in a private wing and that "hospital workers placed tape over security cameras and are forcing employees to turn in cell phon ... More >>

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    December 16, 2011

    Let's Pray for Tebow This Sunday!

    ​I'm absolutely neutral on the subject of Tim Tebow, but I can say conclusively that nothing he has said so far has pissed me off as much as the people who are arguing about him have. First of all, Tebow hasn't yet done anything to justify two -- count them, two -- Sports Illustrated covers ... More >>

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    December 7, 2011

    Wheelchair Sports Camp's Crip Life

    If there were ever a moment for a queer, disabled rapper with a love for pot, jokes, and revolution to be a star, the moment is now

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    December 4, 2011

    This Football Sunday, Please Don't Videotape Your Child Crying

    ​Sundays in America are the best Sundays in the world--that's why God gave U.S. citizens the day off when he wrote us the Bible. There's nothing better for a family to do today than get together on the couch, microwave up some cheese dip, and watch eleven hours of football. These are great tim ... More >>

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    November 18, 2011

    New York Jets vs. Denver Broncos: Season Low at Mile High

    ​How do they do it? You know when a team has gone bad -- when they've lost their focus, when they've stopped believing in their coach and themselves, when they lose games for different reasons -- when the only thread that runs through the losses are the astonishing inconsistencies. Let's get ... More >>

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    February 1, 2011

    Super and Not-So-Super Bowls: Allen Barra Ranks all 44 Previous Big Games from Worst to First

    ​While we wait for this Sunday's showdown between the Steelers and the Packers, we're feeling nostalgic for the big games of our past. We've been spoiled lately with some pretty exciting Super Bowls. But we remember a time not so long ago when the ultimate championship tended to be something ... More >>

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    November 9, 2010

    Why Doesn't Cameron Newton Have a Lock on the Heisman?

    ​There probably hasn't been a Heisman candidate this decade with such strong credentials for the title of Outstanding College Football Player in The Nation as Auburn quarterback Cameron Newton. Newton's numbers are phenomenal: as a passer. 123 completions in 185 attempts for 1890 yards (a 10.3 ... More >>

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    March 26, 2010

    Super Bowl 2014 in New York? Who's Kidding Who?

    ​It appears that New York and Tampa Bay are the leading contenders to host the 2014 Super Bowl, which suggests that the NFL owners who vote on this decision need to start testing their own people for recreational drug use. Tampa Bay or New York (er, New Jersey) -- in February? That's a c ... More >>

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    November 20, 2009

    Jockbeat: Giants at a Crucial Juncture

    ​As the Giants get ready for a crucial four games that will probably seal their fate for the 2009 season -- the Falcons this Sunday in the Meadowlands, the Broncos at Denver, then the Cowboys and Eagles back in New Jersey -- they have two major puzzles to solve. Everyone knows about the defen ... More >>

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    November 9, 2009

    Jockbeat: Just How Bad Was This Giants Loss?

    ​Sifting through the rubble of the Giants' devastating 21-20 loss to San Diego yesterday, one statistic jumps out big: the Giants -- playing at home -- had nine penalties for 104 yards to the Chargers' three for just 20. Moreover, the Giants had nearly 100 yards in gains negated by those penal ... More >>

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    March 17, 2009

    Jockbeat: Why Jets Should Care What Happens in Denver

    A chance for redemption dropped into the New York Jets' laps yesterday, but there's no sign yet that they know it. Newsday's Wallace Matthews does. For those of you focusing only on March Madness, the news out of Denver is that quarterback Jay Cutler is distressed that the Broncos new coach, fo ... More >>

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    February 9, 2009

    Brian Parks Says: Forget the Pro Bowl! Who Has the NFL's Best Uniforms?

    The Denver Broncos used to be cool, man. They've changed. Last week, we made clear our dim view of the televised scrimmage known as the Pro Bowl. Nonetheless, we forced ourselves to eyeball a few minutes of it yesterday, given that it was the last we'll see of pro football for a while. While enduri ... More >>

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    October 22, 2008


    The Jets take on the Kansas City Chiefs

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    January 13, 2006

    Time for the NFL Payoffs!

    Some folks say that sports and politics don't mix. That must be why no one remembers that U.S.-U.S.S.R. hockey game in 1980. Duh! They mix all the time. And so, with Division Playoff weekend looming, it's time to ask that eternal question: Of the NFL teams still pursuing the Lombardi Trophy, which ... More >>

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    December 4, 2001
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    March 20, 2001

    Fit to Serve

    High-Profile Athletes Toss Their Jocks, and Sports Bras, Into the Political Ring

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    January 30, 2001

    That Giant Sucking Sound

    Feats of Super Bowls Past Echo Through Big Blue’s Sunday Performance

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    October 24, 2000

    Stadium Splurge

    Baseball-Bonkers Mayor Will Turn Series Into a Bonanza for Owners

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    September 5, 2000
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    January 11, 2000
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    January 12, 1999

    The Jets Take Offense

    Gang green breaks a playoff rule of thumb

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    January 5, 1999

    Winners Take All

    The Seventh Annual Village Voice Sportswriters Poll

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    December 22, 1998

    Views From The Sideline

    Injured Giant Jason Sehorn speaks his mind