Joe & Evan
“This is our house, and we protect our house, and that’s just the way it goes,” Rolle said. “If we go out there and play consistently and play the way I know we know how to play as a team, then absolutely, we’ll be there without a doubt.”
WFAN co-hosts Joe Benigno and Evan Roberts were live from Giants training camp at the Quest Diagnostics Training Center on Monday. The duo chatted with Giants throughout the day as Big Blue prepares for the upcoming season.
One night after acquiring Kevin Garnett, Paul Pierce and Jason Terry from the Celtics in a blockbuster trade, Nets general manager Billy King is interested in signing free-agent center Jason Collins, according to Yahoo! Sports.
“Honestly, I thought it was a good move,” Rolle told WFAN co-hosts Joe Benigno and Evan Roberts. “…I really don’t comment too much on him being a quarterback … The guy has won games in this league, whether it’s with his arm, whether it’s with his legs.”
Kidd has heard the talk. There’s a date — in 2013-14 or perhaps the following season — when he’d be allowed to suit up on a 10-day contract and hit the court. Don’t count on it.
The Rangers fired combative coach John Tortorella on Wednesday, four days after New York was eliminated from the Stanley Cup playoffs.
It appears that Phil Jackson coming to Brooklyn is a moot point, as multiple reports indicated on Wednesday that Jackson has in fact informed the Nets that he will not be the club’s next head coach.
After quickly dismissing a question regarding the health and status of key defenseman Marc Staal, by saying there was no update regarding his eye injury, Tortorella became engaged when asked about rising star Derek Stepan.
Collins is ready for his journey and has taken the important first step. It’s important for him. It’s important for sports. It’s important for humanity.
Many of us weren’t as accepting 25 years ago. It’s called progress. Can we stop calling it revolutionary, and just evolutionary?
Jason Collins said he has gotten “incredible” support since coming out as the first openly gay player in one of the four major U.S. pro sports leagues, and hopes he may have made the path easier for others to follow.
Last summer, Collins considered joining an old Stanford college roommate, U.S. Rep. Joseph Kennedy III, at Boston’s gay pride parade. The NBA veteran eventually decided he shouldn’t. But he will in 2013.
The Giants started the process of rebuilding their offensive line Thursday night by taking Justin Pugh of Syracuse with the 19th pick in the draft.
Former Notre Dame linebacker Manti Te’o visited with the Giants on Thursday night and Friday morning, according to multiple reports. Te’o, of course, was the victim of a “catfishing” hoax that took the sports world by storm in January.
Fans young and old may be inspired to visit some of the places in Brooklyn connected to the African-American athlete who integrated Major League Baseball when he joined the Brooklyn Dodgers in 1947.