The league and New York City have been involved in negotiations to build a stadium on a 10-acre site in the Flushing Meadows park. A team there would start play in 2016 and be rivals of the New York Red Bulls, who play in Harrison, N.J.
The proposal also includes plans for restaurants, retail space, a hotel and a park. It would be built in a corner of the Elmont property that borders New York City.
The former New York City firefighter, who left the Jets’ 49-19 loss to New England at halftime Thursday night, says that MetLife Stadium has become divided.
Byrd’s triumph over tragedy will take center stage this Sunday when his No. 90 jersey is retired at halftime of the Jets-Dolphins game at MetLife Stadium. The painful memories of that fateful December Sunday from 20 years ago will surely come to mind.
A spokesman said that 42-year-old David Chupcavich of Orange, Conn., was leaving the stadium in East Rutherford on Sunday when he fell over the side of the escalator. It’s not clear what caused him to fall.
9/11 made sports seem so trivial yet titanic in one breath. 9/11 wasn’t just about a plane and a building, and Piazza’s fly ball was about more than putting a crooked number up on the scoreboard.
Giorgio Chinaglia, legendary Cosmos striker passed away on Sunday at 65. Few athletes enjoyed the excesses of winning in New York quite like Chinaglia.
It was an accident that changed the lives of eight people in an instant. An escalator at the old Giants Stadium suddenly sped up and stopped, sending them all flying downward.
If the man under center, the center of his team, is judged by the scoreboard, Mark Sanchez has passed any reasonable test, particularly if he leads the Jets to a third-straight playoff spot.
So the Jets’ robotic nemesis has feelings, after all. “You’ve never seen him… like this,” boasts the trailer for “A Football Life: Bill Belichick.” You mean reminiscing over an old teddy bear? Or holding back tears in the hallways of old Giants Stadium? Well then, that’s pretty accurate.
Was it a dig at MetLife Stadium or the Jets — or both? The New Meadowlands Stadium is now officially named after MetLife. But to one Giants star, an old moniker will always ring true.
An appeals court has ruled that a lawsuit can proceed against the NJSEA over an escalator accident at the former Giants Stadium. The accident occurred in 2006, after a Jets game against Indianapolis.
The New York Giants have been sued by a woman and her husband who claim she was attacked by fans during a New York Jets game played at Giants Stadium last year.
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