Wednesday night’s crowd at the Meadowlands was expected to be bigger than that of any Giants or Jets game. MetLife Stadium was to host more than 90,000 Jewish faithful.
The shopping and entertainment center formerly known as Xanadu could see up to 150,000 visitors a day.
Super Bowl XLVIII is still nearly a year and a half away, but plans are well underway for the event.
The Giants and Jets don’t want it. Neither do the residents. But on Tuesday a prominent leader said New Jersey desperately needs the mega-mall once known as “Xanadu.”
In an extremely rare turn of events, the Jets and the Giants are on the same side of a battle. But naturally, it’s taking place off of the football field. Both franchises are suing the developers of a mall that is coming to the Meadowlands.
Is Tom Coughlin the best coach in Giants history? The fact that we now ask that after he’s been fired countless times by fans and media –- yes, I’m owning up to my end of myopia –- speaks to Coughlin’s discipline and decency, if not his dominance.
65 million years ago, giants roamed the Meadowlands. Now, as WCBS 880’s Alex Silverman reported, they’re back. Well, sort of.
Daring driving can turn deadly, and there was proof of that on Sunday morning when a luxury sports car hit a motorcyclist in the MetLife Stadium parking lot.
The New Jersey Nets, who went 1,186-1,634 and never had an identity while they toiled in the frigid marsh of North Jersey, will move to Brooklyn next year hoping to find one.
Thick, black smoke could be seen billowing from the area near the Izod Center throughout the afternoon.
Preparation for the big game at MetLife Stadium is under way. The big daddy of all football games could potentially generate half-a-billion dollars for the region, and the New Jersey Meadowlands Commission is helping towns in the area revitalize.
The Jets flexed their Napoleon complex by trading for Tim Tebow – perhaps the last player they need right now. It was a way of acting out, Big Blue’s little bro showing the world that they can grab a headline or two, too.
New Jersey celebrated the Giants Super Bowl victory with a party at MetLife Stadium in East Rutherford.
The Super Bowl champs arrived to a heroes’ welcome with a water cannon salute by the Port Authority as their plane taxied to the hangar.
Make no mistake. The NFC champions don’t need thousands of screaming fans to remind them what’s at stake Sunday at Lucas Oil Stadium.