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Mario Manningham catches a pass during Super Bowl XLVI (file/credit: Photo by Al Bello/Getty Images)

Silverman: Former Giant Manningham In Battle For Starting Slot With Niners

In the past, it wouldn’t take much to get a battle started. An upstart player would play impressively in training camp while a veteran would report out of shape.Today’s players condition all year long and get familiar with the team’s plays and gameplan at mini-camp and OTAs. However, there are still a number of battles around the NFL that are worth watching.


Antonio Cromartie (Bill Kostroun/AP Photo)

Antonio Cromartie Tweets: ‘I’m A Jet To The End’

Will the Jets re-sign cornerback Antonio Cromartie? Right now, it depends on which report to believe. One thing we do know — Cromartie sees himself as “a JET to the end.”


New York Knicks guard Landry Fields (6) reacts toward the bench after hitting the second of the Knicks' consecutive three-point baskets in the final minutes of the fourth quarter of an NBA basketball game against the Miami Heat at Madison Square Garden in New York, Thursday, Jan. 27, 2011. The Knicks won 93-88. (AP Photo/Kathy Willens)

Hot Topic: January 28

The Knicks gave their fans something to cheer about with a come-from-behind, 93-88 win over the Miami Heat on Thursday night. Is MSG once again becoming the Mecca of basketball?


Matt Hasselbeck (Photo by Otto Greule Jr/Getty Images), Antonio Cromartie (Photo by Elsa/Getty Images)

Jets’ Cromartie To QB Critic: ‘I Will Smash UR Face In’

Antonio Cromartie is at it again. This time, he threatened Seahawks quarterback Matt Hasselbeck in a Thursday night Twitter tussle.


Portraits of U.S. Rep. Gabrielle Giffords (D-AZ) and federal judge John Roll stand in a makeshift memorial. ( John Moore/Getty Images)

Liguori: Triumph Amidst Tragedy

The NFL, provided, perhaps, a bit of joy in a weekend dominated by the tragic loss of six people in Arizona, 14 others who were injured and the assassination attempt of Representative Gabrielle Giffords.


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Giants Getting Ready For Whitehurst As Seahawks QB

New York Giants defensive end Justin Tuck did his best to avoid talking about the Seattle Seahawks having to start Charlie Whitehurst at quarterback for the injured Matt Hasselbeck.


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Seattle QB Hasselbeck Out Sunday Vs. Giants

If the New York Giants are going to add to their knockout list of quarterbacks, it won’t be Seattle’s Matt Hasselbeck.


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Ailing Seahawks Shuffle Line For Giants’ Pass Rush

Coach Pete Carroll and general manager John Schneider spent their first seven months in charge of the Seattle Seahawks shuffling around players. And now they’re back again making all kinds of changes.


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Giants Draw Banged-Up Seahawks After Bye

Being humbled by Oakland in a 33-3 rout was one thing for Seattle. But Pete Carroll’s crew also left significantly beat up.