As part of our weekly rankings of the best local athletes by uniform/jersey number, we continue with 59-50.
Kelly, inducted into the hall in 2002, in May completed radiation and chemotherapy sessions to treat sinus cancer, which spread from his jaw.
This is the fourth year the NFL has had ex-players announce their old clubs’ picks. The second and third rounds are May 9 at Radio City Music Hall.
Emphasizing respect never hurt the quality of any sport. The players will be fine. Their dictionaries have plenty of other words to choose from.
“Historically, youth football has fueled the NFL,” according to Dr. Keith Strudler, Director of The Marist College Center for Sports Communication. “Parents’ concern about the safety of the game could jeopardize the future of the sport.”
“Tuna Roast” will honor Hall of Fame coach Bill Parcells prior to the Giants home opener against the Denver Broncos.
Bill Parcells was a master of turning around struggling NFL franchises and made a huge impact everywhere he went.
NFL spokesman Greg Aiello doesn’t give much credence to a magazine feature on Roger Goodell that claims the commissioner is petrified a player will die on the field.
“He’s terrified of it,” a Hall of Fame player told ESPN The Magazine. “It wouldn’t just be a tragedy. It would be awfully bad for business.”
The larger than life Parcells turned around the Giants franchise.
NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell, who has dealt with his fair share of controversy since taking over for Paul Tagliabue, told TIME Magazine that he might consider eliminating kickoffs.
NFL Hall Of Famer Harry Carson Says He Never Would’ve Played Football Had He Known Effects Of Concussions
After more than 20 years of retirement, the legendary Giants linebacker suffers the residual effects of concussions to this day. But you can’t tell by looking at him.
A story that should have been just as big as the Yankees sweeping the first three Subway Series games or Union Rags’ race for the ages after I’ll Have Another dropped out of a Triple Crown bid was all but overlooked last week.
New York Giants football legend and Hall of Famer Harry Carson has a warning to parents of athletes. Don’t ignore head injuries because concussions can have long-term consequences.
Watch SNL and enjoy. See how Eli does. Just pray that he and his current colleagues have the support they’ll need once the cheering and, for a guy like Manning, the laughter, stops.