6 Recent Notable Contract Disputes in NY/NJ SportsStar athletes failing to reach contract agreements with professional sports teams is nothing new, especially among the teams in the New York City area.
Osi Umenyiora Signs 1-Day Deal To Retire As A GiantUmenyiora, who won two Super Bowls with the Giants, has announced his retirement after 12 NFL seasons.
Report: Umenyiora Might Sign 1-Day Contract With Giants, Ceremoniously RetireIf Umenyiora doesn't come to terms with a team soon he will retire with the Giants and a formal announcement will be made during training camp.
Ex-Giants Pass Rusher Osi Umenyiora Visits JetsOsi Umenyiora wants to retire, whenever that day comes, as a member of Big Blue. But in the meantime his next stop could be with their MetLife Stadium co-tenants.
Giants' Beatty Feeling Good, Ready To Take On Old Pal UmenyioraAfter a disappointing season that ended with a broken leg in the regular-season finale, New York Giants tackle Will Beatty is back in form and smiling a lot this week.
Silverman: Roadkill! Expect Falcons To Fall Flat Against Surging Giants At MetLifeThe Falcons have set a tone for their season: it appears they are going to be quite formidable at home, and rather timid when they go on the road.
Ranking The Best Local Athletes In History By Jersey/Uniform Number: 79-70We've already counted down the best local players from No. 99 to No. 80. Now let's try our luck in the 70s.
Giglio: 48 Predictions On The Road To Super Bowl XLVIIIWeek-to-week storylines around the NFL will continue to be unpredictable for experts. Joe Giglio gives his 48 predictions to watch during the 2013 NFL season.
Giants Aiming To Bounce Back After Missing Playoffs Last Season A year ago, the New York Giants failed miserably in their bid to get back to the Super Bowl and defend their title. This year, the Giants just want to stay home — and become the first NFL team to play the Super Bowl in their backyard.
With Minicamp Over, Giants Have Sights Set On Getting Back To Playoffs After being warned by coach Tom Coughlin that now was not the time to slack off, the New York Giants held their final workout before the start of training camp in late July.
With JPP Out, Mathias Kiwanuka To Start At Defensive End For Giants Mathias Kiwanuka is going back to being a defensive end for the New York Giants — and as a starter. Kiwanuka was thrust into the role earlier this week when Jason Pierre-Paul had surgery to repair a herniated disc in his lower back.
Freeney's Father: Dwight Would 'Love' To Play For Giants, But 'They're Broke' "His heart is with ... talking to him, he would love to be with the Giants," Hugh Freeney, Dwight's father, told Sirius radio's Adam Schein. "But the Giants unfortunately ... doesn't have the money for it. They're broke."
Palladino: Giants Need To Think Run-Stopper In Upcoming NFL DraftThe Giants have a glaring need at linebacker. Outside of getting the best available player -- which could well be Alec Ogletree, anyway -- that’s where the concentration of the first two days needs to be.
Silverman: Losing Umenyiora And Blackburn Hurts Giants' Cause SignificantlyLosing Umenyiora and Blackburn means that the Giants have a lot of work to do the rest of the offseason if they still want to be considered one of the league’s elite teams.
Osi Umenyiora Agrees To 2-Year Deal With FalconsIt was expected, and now it's for real: Osi Umenyiora's time with the Giants is up.