On Friday night, a once-viral YouTube clip beamed down from cyberspace, materializing as a musical band of living, breathing humans who graced New York with an entire hour of genre-warped Nickelback singles. In theory, "A Motown Tribute to Nickelback" seems like the most heinous sacrilege, muddling ... More >>
You may think that the Giants hit a new low yesterday with a 34-0 thrashing at the hands of the Atlanta Falcons. But not so, I think.
I think the Giants are testing a new strategy, one they worked to perfection at the end of last season. You'll recall that at the end of the 2011 regular season Bi ... More >>
If you love ESPN's Stephen A. (Smith) and SNL's Jay Pharoah as much as I do, you got a big charge out of the sketch on Saturday night's Weekend Update segment. I don't know who wrote the bit - I'm guessing Pharoah because he delivers it so perfectly, but it sounds like a compendium of all Stephen's ... More >>
I first met Steve Sabol - actually, I talked on the phone with him - early in 1985. I was at the old Voice office at 842 Broadway, sitting in the cubicle that belonged to the sports editor, who was almost never there. The voice at the other end said his name was Steve and that wanted to talk footbal ... More >>
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"You know I know how/ to make them stop and stare as I zone out/ the club can't even handle me right now/ watching y ... More >>
Yesterday, after Romney's selection of Paul Ryan to be his running mate, Michael D. Shear of the New York Times wrote, "If Mitt Romney wins in November, a Tea Party favorite will be a heartbeat away from the Oval Office." With that being said, shouldn't we know a little more about the guy? Rega ... More >>
As we reported in a previous post, Filipino boxer/congressman/Roman Catholic Manny Pacquiao doesn't agree with President Barack Obama (and the majority of Americans) that gay people should have the right to get married. Not only doesn't Pacquiao agree with Obama, he cites a passage in the bible that ... More >>
A piece by Jim Trotter in this week's Super Bowl issue of Sports Illustrated puts the Ahmad Bradshaw ass-first game-winning touchdown run in new perspective. With the Patriots leading 17-15 and a little more than a minute to play, the Giants had the ball on 2nd-and-6 at New England's six-yard line. ... More >>
You know how you can tell when sports rumors are bullshit? You hear them when the season is over. Now, with the Giants stealing all the thunder as they face off against Green Bay in the second round of the playoffs, the Jets' rumor mill is desperate to find someone to blame for the team's 8-8 season ... More >>
via FacebookDuring the Nickelback brouhaha that took over parts of the Internet earlier this month, one of the common refrains against having the Canadian band perform at the halftime show of the Thanksgiving Day showdown between the Green Bay Packers and the Detroit Lions involved the select ... More >>
According to ESPN last night, Tom Coughlin's first word to his team after the Giants' baffling and humiliating 17-10 loss to the Eagles on Sunday Night Football was, "Why?" I translate that as "Man, you'd think somebody could do something about this, don't you?"
The reasons why can be seen in the ... More >>
If you're a Giants fan and all you care about is going to the Super Bowl -- and what else would you care about? -- yesterday began the most important four-week stretch of the year. And it hasn't started well with Sunday's 27-20 loss to San Francisco.
Why was this stretch so important? Very ... More >>
People are in a bit of an uproar over this week's announcement that Nickelbackthe Canadian post-grungers whose seventh album, Here And Now, comes out later this monthwould be the halftime entertainment during the Thanksgiving Day NFL tilt between the Detroit Lions and the Green ... More >>
With about five minutes to go in the Giants 17-14 victory over the Redskins in Washington yesterday, the bad news was flashed across our TV screens: the Green Bay Packers had defeated the Chicago Bears, shutting the Giants out of the playoffs and ending their season. Immediately, I'm betting, ... More >>
As we had occasion to note over the last couple weeks following the deaths of George Steinbrenner and Ralph Houk, one hates to speak ill of the recently deceased. However, there is that danger that the last word on someone's life is the one that's going to define his legacy, and that's particularly ... More >>
Remember several months ago when you heard for the first time that the Giants and Jets owners were putting in a bid for the 2014 Super Bowl? Remember how stupid that sounded at the time?
What exactly happened in the meantime to make that idea sound less stupid? When, exactly, did having th ... More >>
How good are the 2009 Giants? Are they the best team in their conference? Let's answer the second question first.
Pending the outcome of tonight's game between the Green Bay Packers and the 3-0 Minnesota Vikings, the Giants and the New Orleans Saints are the only 4-0 teams in the conference. ... More >>
Don't know if you've heard the story, but they're saying that if you're traveling down Nicaragua way, you can see bunches of kids wearing "21-0" shirts - those were the ones printed up for New England fans before the 2008 Super Bowl - and Brett Favre Jets jerseys. That, apparently, is one of the pla ... More >>