Earlier in the week, Mike Piazza was rejected once again for induction into the Baseball Hall of Fame. Still, he is one of quite a few local athletes who should eventually get in.
Eli Manning has never been one to engage in verbal sparring in the media. But it appears that Tiki Barber’s comments on the current state of the Giants and the future of head coach Tom Coughlin rubbed the Giants’ leader the wrong way.
“Look, I had a great working relationship with Tom Coughlin … I have an opinion. It’s my job to have an opinion. That’s what (CBS executives) hired me to be.”
With his team marred in a five-game losing streak and all but irrelevant, inevitably the ‘buzzards are buzzing’ around Giants head coach Tom Coughlin.
“At some point, it trickles uphill and it has to be Tom Coughlin’s responsibility. I’ve held off on saying it, but it is time for them to make a change at head coach.”
The tennis star was somewhat amazed that she had done so well since she admitted that she didn’t really prepare as well as she could have for Sunday’s 26.2-mile race.
“I encourage everyone, if you’re looking for something to do outside Sunday afternoon … walk your (self) over to Central Park,” WFAN co-host Craig Carton said on Friday.
Continuing with our weekly rankings of the best local athletes by jersey/uniform number, here are numbers 29-20.
“He’s done great things, but he doesn’t do it consistently … What makes someone great in the history, in the annals of an organization or a league? It’s consistency.”
Amani Toomer stopped by the Allstate Studio to talk about football and porta-potties with Boomer and Craig, which he did.
Incognito is receiving a pass for using racial slurs — at least from his teammates — because he’s considered “an honorary black man,” according to Armando Salguero of the Miami Herald.
Barber says “every team wants a guy” like Incognito, who was suspended indefinitely by the Dolphins this week for allegedly bullying teammate Jonathan Martin.
Tiki Barber’s relationship with head coach Tom Coughlin was temperamental, to say the least. Barber recently explained his worst confrontation with Coughlin on his show on CBS Sports Radio.
Tiki Barber went to bat for his former quarterback Eli Manning in an argument Wednesday with CBS Sports Radio co-host Brandon Tierney.
What separates Sapp from the other idiots is something that goes deeper than simple stupidity. There’s a classlessness about him that shows up whenever he opens his mouth or bangs his thumbs on a smartphone.