NYC Considers Bill Requiring Doctors At All Youth Football Games, Practices To Protect Athletes From Concussions
What City Councilman Stephen Levin of Brooklyn is proposing is requiring a doctor at every youth football game, and a doctor or athletic trainer at any practice involving tackling.
Maybe Tom Coughlin’s seat isn’t so hot, after all. According to the New York Post, the Giants are leaning towards bringing back the head coach for the 2015 season.
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“I think the Cowboys are going to get it first,” Tisch said jokingly. “So it’s to our advantage.”
“Michael Sam is a gifted athlete and a courageous man,” Giants co-owner Steve Tisch told TMZ Sports. “I hope any NFL team would not hesitate to draft Michael if he is right for their team.”
The powers that be in East Rutherford don’t care much for participating in HBO’s training camp reality series “Hard Knocks.” But they might not have a choice.
HBO’s widely-popular “Hard Knocks” series has earned its share of praise from critics and major awards since the show debuted in 2001. Giants co-owner Steve Tisch is not a fan.
Naturally, when the news of the former first-round pick joining Bill Belichick, Tom Brady and company came out it garnered significant reaction. Here are some reactions from the twitterverse from celebrities, analysts and athletes.
Steve Tisch told TMZ last month that he felt “badly” for Tebow. Now the quarterback has signed with New England — and Tisch is singing a different tune.
“I feel badly for the guy,” Tisch told TMZ. “Had another team picked him up after the Broncos, maybe he’d have a career. I think him going from the Broncos to the Jets was not in anybody’s best interest.”
Tisch thinks Cruz will get an offer “a little higher” than the $6 million per year owed to slot receiver Wes Welker, who signed a two-year deal last week with the Denver Broncos.
Big Blue will hold training camp this summer at the Timex Performance Center, their year-round headquarters at the Meadowlands.
Fans can thank Art Modell for laying the groundwork for the extensive, multi-platform coverage they see today. Without those first network contracts, none of it would have happened.
In honor of the New York Giants Super Bowl win, the city has been declared the “Big Blue Apple” today by Mayor Michael Bloomberg.
The Giants have bought in 100 percent with their 65-year-old coach, and he is enjoying every second of it.