Kevin Mawae

Bart Oates (Photo by George Rose/Getty Images)

Ranking The Best Local Athletes In History By Jersey/Uniform Number: 69-60

As part of our weekly rankings of the best local athletes in history by uniform/jersey number, we unveil 69-60.

09/23/2014

Stadium at SUNY Cortland (Credit: SUNY Cortland)

Schwartz: The Roundup From Jets Camp In Cortland

This is shaping up to be quite a weekend for Gang Green. The highlight of Friday’s practice was when Mark Sanchez threw a “game-winning” touchdown to Patrick Turner, after the defense dominated almost all of the workout.

08/03/2012

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10 Years Later, Ex-Jets Testaverde, Chrebet Reflect On 9/11

The image on the television screen is still vividly etched in Vinny Testaverde’s mind. The former Jets quarterback was in the trainer’s room on Sept. 11, 2001, and had trouble making sense of the gaping, smoke-spewing hole in one of the Twin Towers.

WFAN–09/07/2011

Rex Ryan (credit: ALEX FUCHS/AFP/Getty Images), rubble of the World Trade Center on 9/11 (credit: ALEX FUCHS/AFP/Getty Images)

Schwartz: Jets Remember 9/11

On Sunday night, the Jets will host the Cowboys at MetLife Stadium on the tenth anniversary of the 9/11 attacks. The Jets will join the NFL and the nation as they honor, remember, and reunite with special ceremonies throughout the night.

WFAN–09/06/2011

DeMaurice Smith, Executive Director of the NFLPA, arrives at the NFL Players Association offices in Washington, Wednesday, July 20, 2011. An end to the NFL lockout appears close, with both sides preparing to vote on a proposed deal once it is finalized. (credit: AP Photo/Susan Walsh)

NFL Owners Approve New CBA, Vote To End Lockout

NFL owners have voted in favor of a tentative agreement to end the lockout, pending player approval. Thursday’s ratification came after a full day of meetings at an Atlanta-area hotel, where team executives pored over the terms of the deal.

WFAN–07/21/2011

NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell (credit: AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite)

NFL Lockout: League, NFLPA Negotiators Meet Again, Push For Deal

Don’t break out the tailgate gear just yet. An end to the NFL lockout might not be imminent. It does appears much closer than at any point in the last three months, though.

WFAN–06/15/2011

NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell (credit: Hannah Foslien /Getty Images)

Appeals Court Sides With League; NFL Lockout Remains

After a series of stinging rebukes from federal judges, the NFL has a significant, favorable ruling in hand from a higher court.

WFAN–05/17/2011

NFL

Return Of Lockout Punctuates Wild Week In NFL

From lockout to injunction to limbo and back to lockout – with a draft thrown in. Not even Super Bowl week gets that wild. Backed by an appeals court ruling, owners shut their doors once more, with players across the league trying to figure out where they stand – again.

WFAN–04/30/2011

Roger Goodell

NFLPA Responds To Goodell’s Letter

The NFL’s locked-out players wrote back to Commissioner Roger Goodell on Saturday, responding to his letter to them by saying: “Your statements are false.”

WFAN–03/19/2011

NFL executive vice president Jeff Pash addresses the media at a news conference outside the Federal Mediation and Conciliation Service building March 11, 2011 in Washington, DC. The NFLPA has filed for decertification and will no longer be the exclusive collective bargaining representative for the players. Players will now be able to file antitrust lawsuits against the NFL. (Photo by Rob Carr/Getty Images)

Pash: NFL Proposed 10-Year CBA To Players’ Union

Had enough of the he-said, he-said rancor between the NFL and players? Don’t expect it to go away anytime soon.

WFAN–03/15/2011

Jeff Pash, NFL executive vice president and general counsel, left, Kevin Mawae, president of the NFL Players Association, DeMaurice Smith, executive director of the NFL Players Association, and NFL spokesman Greg Aiello cross the street together for negotiations involving a federal mediator in Washington, Wednesday, March 9, 2011 (AP Photo/Alex Brandon)

Players’ Union Rejects NFL’s Profitability Data Offer

A person familiar with the negotiations told The AP that the NFL offered to turn over five years of profitability data to the players’ union — and the offer was rejected.

WFAN–03/09/2011

DeMaurice Smith, executive director of the NFL Players Association, center, with Charlie Batch, quarterback for the Pittsburgh Steelers, right, enters for negotiations with the NFL involving a federal mediator in Washington, Tuesday, March 8, 2011 (AP Photo/Alex Brandon)

NFL, Union Labor Talks Reach Day No. 13

Working to figure out how to divide about $9 billion in annual revenues, NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell, union executive director DeMaurice Smith and their negotiating teams were at a federal mediator’s office Tuesday for a 13th day of labor talks.

WFAN–03/08/2011

NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell (C) leaves a meeting with NFL owners at a hotel on March 2, 2011 in Chantilly, Virginia. The NFL owners are meeting in Chantilly to discuss negotiations with the players union about a collective bargaining agreement that expires March 3, at midnight. (Photo by Rob Carr/Getty Images)

NFL, Union In Last-Ditch Effort To Avoid Lockout

With the clock ticking down to the midnight expiration of the league’s collective bargaining agreement, Roger Goodell and the NFL’s negotiating team arrived at a federal mediator’s headquarters about 45 minutes ahead of the NFLPA.

WFAN–03/03/2011

New England Patriots owner Robert Kraft, center talks with an unidentified man, left, as Carolina Panthers owner Jerry Richardson, right, looks on after a meeting with NFL owners at a hotel in Chantilly, Va., Wednesday, March 2, 2011. NFL owners ended their special labor meeting without taking any action, just 30 hours before the collective bargaining agreement with the football players expires. (AP Photo/Luis M. Alvarez)

NFL Lockout On Cusp As CBA Enters Final Day

The NFL and the players’ union no longer have months or weeks or days to reach a new CBA. If they don’t get it done before Thursday turns to Friday on the East Coast, pro football’s first work stoppage since 1987 is almost a certainty.

WFAN–03/03/2011

Drew Brees (AP Photo/Alex Brandon)

NFL, Union Exit Mediation After 4 Hours

NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell and all 10 members of the owners’ labor committee have left a mediation session with the players’ union after about four hours of talks.

WFAN–03/02/2011

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