New York Jets

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    March 25, 2014

    Reminder: Michael Vick's Dogs Were Shot, Electrocuted, Hung and Beaten to Death

    This weekend, the New York Jets signed quarterback Michael Vick to a one-year contract worth a reported $5 million. Vick, according to the New York Daily News columnist Gary Myers, arrives in New York "with some forgettable baggage from his former days as a dogfighter." ...Forgettable baggage, huh? ... More >>

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    January 4, 2013

    A Few Questions About Rex Ryan's Tattoo and the Front Page of the Daily News

    You have surely seen the picture of Jets coach Rex Ryan on the front page of today's New York Daily News by now. Ryan was captured shirtless and sunbathing in the Bahamas, displaying a previously unseen tattoo of his wife, Michelle. The tattoo shows Michelle kneeling in a come-hither pinup pose wear ... More >>

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    October 17, 2012
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    August 16, 2012

    State Senator Malcolm Smith: An Illegal Gun Should Cost You 8 Years In Prison. About That...

    As it currently stands, anyone caught with an illegal gun in New York is looking at a maximum of two years in prison. Two years, apparently, is chump change -- according to Democratic state Senator Malcolm Smith, anyway, who now wants to up the ante for those busted with less-than-legal firearms."We ... More >>

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    April 7, 2012

    Christians And Jews Partake In Holiday Celebrations; Lottery Winner Comes Forward in Kansas; Tugboat Capsizes Near Liberty Island

    Both Christians and Jews are observing holy days over the weekend. Cardinal Timothy Dolan participated in the Good Friday Way of the Cross procession across the Brooklyn Bridge yesterday. The march began after a ceremony at Brooklyn's Cathedral Basilica of St. James. Today he will be at the Church o ... More >>

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    March 2, 2012

    Electric Daisy To Sprout At MetLife Stadium In May; Avicii, Danny Tenaglia On The Bill

    The inaugural New York edition of the Electric Daisy Carnival—the multi-day EDM festival that has packed in revelers around the country since 2008, which announced its first trip to the area last week—now has a venue and a lineup. Billboard reports that the two-day New York stop, schedul ... More >>

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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 >>

  • Blogs

    November 20, 2011

    Rex Ryan to be Fined At Least $75K For Telling Fan to "Shut the Fuck Up"

    ESPN is reporting the NFL plans to fine Jets head coach Rex Ryan between $75,000 and $100,000 for swearing at a fan last week at MetLife Stadium. Ryan was walking off the field at halftime during Sunday night's game against the New England Patriots when someone in the stands yelled, "Hey, Rex, Belic ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 11, 2011

    Red Stripe Beer to Move to the U.S.; P. Diddy Apologizes for Calling Grey Goose 'Pee Pee'

    ​Diageo has announced that it's relocating the production of Red Stripe beer from Jamaica to the U.S., but only for U.S. consumption. Red Stripe distributed in Jamaica, Brazil, Canada, and Europe will continue to be made on the Caribbean island. [Mutineer] Familia Camarena Tequila has gotten ... More >>

  • Blogs

    August 4, 2011

    Bubba Smith, Huge Guy On and Off Gridiron, Found Dead at 66

    Charles Aaron "Bubba" Smith died yesterday in his home in Los Angeles at age 66 and took an awful lot of history with him. There were two primary reasons why Bubba Smith became such a folk hero while still in college, at Michigan State. The first is that the '65-'66 Spartans were the first major c ... More >>

  • Blogs

    August 1, 2011

    Football vs. Baseball? The Same Old B.S. Argument.

    ​It's the time of year for that oddest subgenre of sportswriting, the "Football vs. Baseball" column. Pro football, of course, always wins in these debates, largely because they're argued along the only terms that sportswriters know: television ratings. First out of the gate is David Steele on A ... More >>

  • Blogs

    January 14, 2011

    Wes Welker Puts His Foot Up Rex Ryan — A Real Tickler

    The best trash talk in advance of the New York Jets' NFL playoff game Saturday against the New England Patriots hasn't come from the usual suspects, like the Jets' Rex Ryan and Antonio Cromartie. No, it's from Patriot receiver Wes Welker, normally just a well-behaved foot soldier. Droll and deadp ... More >>

  • Blogs

    January 14, 2011

    New York vs. New England: Jets Go Jedi, De-Feet Puns Keep Coming in Newspaper War

    ​The New York Post today, ever the connoisseurs of great covers, features one for the hall of fame, especially for those who care at all about New York sports, football specifically. Pitting the New England Patriots as the Evil Empire in a Star Wars-themed graphic, Bill Belichick gets the Vade ... More >>

  • Blogs

    January 13, 2011

    Rex Ryan Has a Big Mouth -- And the Wins to Back It Up

    ​Nobody, certainly not me, is going to argue that Rex Ryan doesn't have a big mouth. Whether or not his mouth is bigger than his coaching ability is something we'll know more about in the next couple of days. Meanwhile, Cork Gaines of the Business Insider raises an interesting question: Jus ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 23, 2010

    Brett Favre's Penis Was Persistent, At Least

    Jenn Sterger​A year after Minnesota Vikings quarterback Brett Favre (then a New York Jet) sent sideline reporter Jenn Sterger pictures of his penis, allegedly to no avail, he gave her another call the next time she was in New York. The man was really into this woman. Or at least really into hi ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 11, 2010

    The Brett Favre Image Rehabilitation Contest: The Dongshops Are Coming!

    ​Last week, on the revelation that former New York Jets quarterback Brett Favre had supposedly texted pictures of his penis to former Jets sideline reporter Jenn Sterger, we decided to have ourselves a contest: take the picture in question, and fill in the blank left once Favre's penis was rem ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 10, 2010

    Anonymous Woman Says Brett Favre Hit on Her, Too

    ​We are witnessing the attempted Tiger Woods-ification of Brett Favre. After pictures of the Minnesota Vikings quarterback's penis were leaked onto the internet by Deadspin, New York tabloids started drooling. (Favre was a New York Jet when the pictures were allegedly sent.) The New York Post ... More >>

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    August 23, 2010

    Tom Brady and Johnny Damon Hate New York City, Apparently

    ​Today, in sports news, New England tries to fire up their rivalries with our city. Tom Brady's least-favorite HBO show is apparently not Hung and Johnny Damon may end up resuming a legacy as something New York City doesn't have to have nuanced feelings for and yet again allows us to view him ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 16, 2010

    Is Santonio Holmes Paying for Ben Roethlisberger's Sins?

    ​For a week now, the New York sports press has been displaying its bafflement over how the Jets could have snagged such a prize as wide receiver Santonio Holmes at such a bargain price (just a fifth round pick in this year's draft). The answer became clearer with this morning's announcement ... More >>

  • Blogs

    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 >>

  • Voice Choices

    February 2, 2010


    The best bars for the big day

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    January 22, 2010

    Prince Lays a Football-Sized Egg: His Viking Anthem 'Purple and Gold'

    Prince was so excited about his Minnesota Vikings' victory last weekend in the NFL playoffs that he dashed off a football fight song, "Purple and Gold." It sounds as if it were dashed off by a fan. Purple Rain it ain't. Actually, it sounds like Christian rock, though MTV's Kyle Anderson, who mu ... More >>

  • Blogs

    November 25, 2009

    Jockbeat: Reasons to be Thankful for Mark Sanchez This Thanksgiving

    ​No disagreement that Jets' rookie quarterback Mark Sanchez is having a rough patch right now, but shouldn't we be cutting him a little slack while he goes through his learning process? Or stated another way, is Sanchez's first year really worse than those of other celebrated New York rookies? ... 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 >>

  • Blogs

    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 >>

  • Blogs

    December 31, 2008

    Ex-Jet Wins Comeback Award

    A few hours back Allen Barra explained the grave mistake the Jets made in replacing Chad Pennington with Brett Favre. Now the Associated Press has unlined Barra's point by naming Pennington the Comeback Player of the Year. Pennington had previously won the award with the Jets in 2006. It reminds us ... More >>

  • Voice Choices

    October 22, 2008


    The Jets take on the Kansas City Chiefs

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    October 8, 2008


    NY's most overachieving sports team takes on San Fran's back-up quarterback

  • Blogs

    August 16, 2008

    NYC RFD: Liveblogging Brett, Goodbye Goethals, Et Alia

    MVN is live-blogging the debut of new Jets quarterback Brett Favre. Greg Trippiedi at 7:11 pm: "Favre is 3 for 3." (realpantherman comments: "go Favre.). 7:13 pm: "Marcus Washington and Corneilius Griffin get to Favre and take him down... That's a lack of familarity with the playbook, i feel." (real ... More >>

  • Blogs

    August 7, 2008

    BINGO!: Brett Favre is Now a Jet!

    It really was the easiest pun one could think of, so it makes sense that both the Post and Daily News went with "JET FAVRE" on their front pages today. Also not surprising is the lack of coverage in the news sections: this story sticks to the sports pages because the trade went down at about midnigh ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 11, 2007

    The Hudson Railyard Bids Are In

    Photo by hotdogger13 via flickr Five developers submitted proposals on Thursday for the right to build on the 26-acre Hudson Yards, an MTA-owned property on the West Side that once slated to be the home of New York Jets stadium. The site is one of the biggest swaths of land in Manhattan that has n ... More >>

  • Blogs

    September 27, 2006

    Down With Doctoroff, Up With the 7 Train?

    And another one bites the dust: Deputy mayor Dan Doctoroff's plan to buy development rights to the MTA's West Side rail yards—the erstwhile site of the erstwhile New York Jets stadium—died an ignominious death yesterday, when the city gave up on trying to get the MTA to accept its $300 milli ... More >>

  • News

    January 31, 2006

    Toussaint's Transit Trauma

    Union big walked a tightrope between enemies abroad and at home

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    April 19, 2005

    Weiner Sets the Pace

    As Ferrer stumbles, the skinny congressman from Brooklyn muscles up

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    December 28, 2004

    The War Scores

    Surprise: career soldiers back the war, athletes dislike the press, and the media don't matter

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    December 21, 2004

    Media Culpa

    From the Dean scream to Abu Ghraib: a highlight reel from a year's worth of press bashing

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    January 14, 2003
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    December 17, 2002
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    November 19, 2002

    Midterm Grades From Jockbeat Academy

    A Progress Report That Actually Shows Progress

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    November 5, 2002
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    September 3, 2002

    NFL Swamp Guess

    Neither Team May Be Giants

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    November 6, 2001

    Don’t Be Cool

    Fassel Again Goes Into Scold Mode

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    January 2, 2001
  • Specials

    September 19, 2000
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    September 5, 2000
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    July 25, 2000

    Bottom of the Net

    No News Is Bad News for Official Team Web Sites

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    January 4, 2000
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    November 30, 1999

    The Overachiever

    Ray Lucas Surmounts All Obstacles as He Guides the Jets Back to Respectability

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    March 23, 1999

    Spoilsports of the Century

    Mark Gastineau, NFL 1979­88

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    January 5, 1999
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