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The Yankees will face the Red Sox just hours after last nights 19 inning marathon ended with first pitch scheduled for 1:05 p.m.

The game can be seen on YES or Fox Sports 1 and heard on WFAN (660 AM/101.9 FM).

Adam Warren?is set to make his first start of the season against Joe Kelly on the mound for Boston.

Tags: adam warren, arod, chase shreve, fox sports 1, Ivan Nova, joe kelly, matt tracy, new york yankees, red sox, wfan, Yankees, yes, Tim Reilly
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Are Islander games going to make it to a national television audience this season? There is a very good chance, according to a Newsday report.

The Islanders already had one game -- their November 1 game in San Jose -- on NBCSN and more could be scheduled.

"The NFL is going to go a whole season without flexing on Sunday Night Football," NBC Sports Executive Producer Sam Flood told Newsday. "But there's a good chance they will flex into [another] Islanders game between now and the end of the season.

Tags: Islanders, NBC, NBC Sports, new york islanders, News
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Brooklyn Nets ownership is looking to combine assets with the ownership group of the Los Angeles Dodgers, according to NetsDaily.com

So what does this have to do with the Islanders? If Mikhail Prokhorov's?ONEXIM Sports and Entertainment and?Guggenheim Sports and Entertainment Assets "merge assets" it will play a factor into how the renovation of the Nassau Coliseum is financed

From Nets Daily:

Tags: Andrew Barroway, Arena News, barclays center, bruce ratner, Islanders, Islanders Notebook, Los Angeles Dodgers, Mikhail Prokhorov, nassau coliseum, new york islanders, News, ONEXIM Sports and Entertainment
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Throughout the season Islanders Point Blank will speak with fans, players and media about their favorite memories at Nassau Coliseum?

For the next installment of this series, we spoke with Sean Leahy. If you didn't already know, Leahy is the associate editor of Yahoo! Sports' Puck Daddy Blog. He lives on Long Island and has been around Nassau Coliseum for quite some time.

Leahy was nice enough to sit down with Islanders Point Blank and recall some of his best memories a Nassau Coliseum...

Tags: Islanders, nassau coliseum, new york islanders, Puck Daddy, Sean Leahy, Yahoo! Sports
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Hockey fans know that the season is right around the corner when EA Sports releases it's NHL video game series in september each year. To give fans a taste of the latest version of the series, NHL 15, EA released a list of the top 50 highest rated players in the game.

And sitting at number 17 on the list is New York Islander captain John Tavares.?

The 24-year-old Islander forward will have a 91 overall rating in the game when it comes out. According to EA Sports, "player ratings are based on scouting reports provided by a professional NHL Scout and take both a player?s offensive and defensive abilities into consideration."

Tags: EA Sports, Islanders, john tavares, new york islanders, News, NHL 15
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Week 1 felt like I got punched in the face four straight times. That?s right, an 0-4 week to start the season!

The Patriots should have buried the Bills, the Buccaneers had so many chances against the Jets, the Vikings kept the game close until the end and the Giants gave the game to the Cowboys.

Here are this week?s picks. I?ll be using the point spreads from Yahoo! Sports. Feel free to include your picks for these or any other of the week?s games in the comments section. Good luck!

Tags: New York Giants, NFL, nfl picks, SNYGiants, spread, yahoo sports
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Former tight end, Super Bowl XXV champion and Giants? Hall of Famer Howard Cross appeared as a special guest at the Catholic Youth Organization (CYO) of Brooklyn Queens annual golf outing.

After an enjoyable day of golf, Cross discussed the importance of youth sports, signed some footballs and memorabilia and even answered some questions from fans about the upcoming season.

Howard Cross (Photo by Jim Mancari)

Tags: cyo, cyo sports, giants, golf outing, hall of fame, howard croos, New York Giants, tight end
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Pat Summerall, one of the legendary voices of the NFL and former New York Giant, has passed away at the age of 82.

Summerall played four years with the Giants as a kicker, from 1958-1961. As a Giant, he made 52.7% of his field goals and 98.6% of his extra point attempts.

Tags: FOX Sports, New York Giants, NFL on CBS, NFL on FOX, Pat Summerall
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In case you missed it, on Tuesday, news began to trickle out of New York City that Nets minority owner, Jay Z, has launched Roc Nation Sports. Roc Nation Sports is a sports agency who already made a splash by signing New York Yankees second baseman Robinson Cano.

Apparently, that may only be the first move in what is an event that could eventually shake up the Brooklyn Nets ownership group.

Tags: blog, Jay Z, Roc Nation Sports Group, Moke Hamilton
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Jim Mancari, SNYNets.com

The realm of sports is classic for descriptive nicknames that highlight an athlete?s prowess.

Cal Ripken Jr., who played in a record 2,632 consecutive baseball games, was aptly nicknamed ?The Iron Man.?

Tags: brook lopez, Brooklyn, Brooklyn Nets, Columns, crash, crash wallace, deron williams, gerald wallace, joe johnson, nets, nickname, pj carlesimo, sports, wallace, wallace nets
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Hall of Fame TE and CBS studio analyst Shannon Sharpe gave a stinging criticism of New England Patriots head coach Bill Belichick after the coach blew off a postgame interview after last night's AFC Championship Game.

The Patriots were represented by DB Devin McCourty instead. Belichick did, however, speak at the podium later on.

"There's something to be said about being gracious in defeat," Sharpe said on the air, as per USA Today. "We've seen the New England Patriots five times in the last 12 years be victorious. And we've seen the opposing coaches that lost come out and speak to our Steve Tasker. Coach Cowher did it when they lost. We saw this last week (after New England defeated Houston)....Bill Belichick makes it very easy for you to root against the Patriots. You can't be a poor sport all the time. You're not going to win every time. And he does this every time he loses. It is unacceptable."

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Phil Simms talks with David Letterman about the modern problems that today's NFL players have to deal with.

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Tags: CBS Sports, David Letterman, NFL, NFL on CBS, Phil Simms

Brian Billick of FOX Sports previews the Eagles and Giants. Can the Giants put it together and somehow make the playoffs? They need to win and have the Cowboys, Bears and Vikings lose.

Coach Billick says the hardest part for New York this weekend may be winning their own game vs Philadelphia....

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Tags: Fox Sports, New York Giants, NFL on FOX, Philadelphia Eagles

Former Ravens' head coach and current FOX Sports analyst Brian Billick has his preview for this week's Giants-Ravens matchup. Baltimore has lost their last three games, while the Giants are coming off their first shutout loss in 16 years.

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Tags: Baltimore Ravens, Fox Sports, Giants-Ravens, New York Giants, NFL Week 16

FOXSports.com's Alex Marvez on the FOX Game of the Week between the Saints and Giants.

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Tags: FOX Sports, Giants-Saints, New Orleans Saints, New York Giants, NFL

Brian Billick discusses game preparation with Giants head coach Tom Coughlin.

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Tags: Fox Sports, FOX Sports, New York Giants News, Tom Coughlin

From FOXSports.com: Will the Giants rebound against the Bengals? Former Ravens head coach Brian Billick looks ahead to the matchup.

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Some notes from the NFL Media people....

Tags: Cincinnati Bengals, FOX Sports, Giants-Bengals, New York Giants, NFL Week 10
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From our man Jimmy Kempski of Blogging the bEast....

For the first time this season, I?ll get to see all 4 NFC East games live. ?One team is hanging by a thread, two are hanging by a slightly thicker thread. ?They?re lined up perfectly:

Panthers at Redskins:?FOX, 1pm, Kenny, Moose and Goose. ?The ?Read Option Bowl.?

Tags: CBS Sports, ESPN, FOX Sports, NBC Sports, NFC East, NFL
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The Falcons and Giants covered last week, but the Packers couldn?t cover the 16-point spread. The Chargers put up an inept performance against the Browns.

Here are this week?s picks. I?ll be using the point spreads from Yahoo! Sports. Feel free to include your picks for these or any other of the week?s games in the comments section. Good luck!

Week 8 Record: 2-2

Tags: 2012 New York Giants, giants, NFL, picks, Editorial Aside, ravens, seahawks, Steelers, texans, yahoo sports
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Brian Billick of FOX Sports previews this week's matchup between the Steelers and Giants.

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Tags: FOX Sports, New York Giants, NFL Week 9, Pittsburgh Steelers

 

Update, 12:26pm: Ed Mangano released this statement via twitter:

?No one has done more to retain the New York Islanders than my administration. I have supported various proposals to redevelop the HUB including a public referendum in which voters chose not to construct a new sports arena. Its sad and unfortunate that political opponents chose to oppose my plan and instead continued to support the Culture of NO on Long Island.
Update, 12:17pm: Ottawa Citizen reporter Wayne Scanlan tweets that he has spoken to Denis Potvin. Writes Scanlan:

Tags: arena, Arena News, barclays center, bob mckenzie, brooklyn ny, Islanders, nassau county, new york islanders, News, NHL, Editorial Aside, sports
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If you're a fan of enforcers or early-90s Islanders, then you'll surely know the name Mick Vukota. Vukota was the Islanders' enforcer of the era, spending a decade in the system and playing 60+ games on Long Island for five seasons between 1989 and 1994. In his career, Vukota racked up more than 2,000 penalty minutes and more than 150 fights; and that's only from what HockeyFights.com has on record.

One of the most memorable moments of his career didn't come via his fists, though. On October 20th, 1989, he scored a natural hat trick -- three consecutive goals -- against Don Beaurpe and the Washington Capitals. Up to that point, he had notched only three goals in his NHL career.

Tags: dale hunter, dino ciccarelli, gilles thibaudeau, History, Islanders, jack capuano, mick vukota, natural hat trick, News, Editorial Aside, retro video, sports, video, youtube
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Last season, Jeremy Lin performed well in a handful of NBA games before gracing the cover of Sports Illustrated... Deron Williams' track record and the excitement over the Nets' move to Brooklyn got him on the cover before he even as much as had to suit up for preseason game at Barclays Center.

He's probably still deserving, though.

Tags: Brooklyn Nets Better Than New York Knicks, Deron Williams Sports Illustrated, Deron Williams Sports Illustrated Cover, NBA Brooklyn Nets News, Nets, SNY Brooklyn Nets Blog, Moke Hamilton
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In 60 Seconds of Sound, Victor Cruz and Eli Manning discuss win, Kris Humphries on new home and Russell Martin reacts to CC's night.

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Tags: New York Sports News, SNY, sny, SNY. Video

 

Here?s the coverage map from?the506.com?of the early games for Week 3 of the NFL season. ?Areas denoted in blue will get CBS early game coverage of the Jets at Dolphins.

Tags: early games, nfl, NYJets, sports, Brian Bassett

Last year, the NFL moved the kickoff line up five yards to the 35-yard line. The reasoning? Too many injuries were occurring on the high-speed collisions during kickoff coverage. By moving the line up, the league reduced the speed of the collisions, but also reduced the number of returns as well. Most kickers have no problem burying the football out of the back of the endzone from 65 yards away...

From Cork Gaines of Business Insider:

In 1994, the NFL moved kickoffs from the 35-yard line back to the 30-yard line, and the result was a 32.3% increase in the average number of kickoffs per game. But in the era of concussion awareness, the NFL reversed that move prior to last season, moving the kickoffs back to the 35-yard line.

Tags: business insider, football, kickoff returns, NFL, NFL Rules, speed collisions, Sports
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As we near the lockout -- coming soon to an NHL near you -- some news items are leaking about where different players could end up going or not going based on their contract status and various rules. While the KHL has defined a tough set of rules for NHLers potentially jumping to the Russia's top league, most of the other leagues around Europe won't have quite the same hurdles to jump through. One of those is the top-tier Danish league, Oddset Ligaen, where the Herning Blue Fox are looking to lure the Isles' Frans Nielsen and Ottawa's Peter Regin, according to a report on Aoh.dk. Nielsen played for Herning in 2000-01 prior to being drafted by the Islanders in 2002.
 

At Herning Blue Fox is already the case. The dream is to get the club's 'own' NHL stars, Peter Regin and Frans Nielsen home.

- It would be a shame to let such a chance go our nose over, says Blue Fox-chairman Claus S?rensen.

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Last season, en route to the Super Bowl, the Giants' offense was snapping in place on all cylinders making the plays they needed to make to win themselves another championship. They were, at times, machine-like.

Last week, that machine was rusty. A few worn parts and a lack of synchronization led to the Giants' offense to be off by just a hair in the opener vs the Dallas Cowboys. They missed on some big plays and took themselves out of some others.

Tags: Giants Offense, New York Giants News, NFL, offensive juggernaut, Sports, undefined
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This afternoon the Islanders announced that the arbitrator hearing the case of Visnovsky's no trade clause found in favor of the Isles. The trade has been upheld and Visnovsky will remain an Islander. There were no details as far as the arbitrator's reasoning, if you're looking for an explanation to the murky, murky CBA.
Tags: Islanders, lubomir visnovsky, News, NHL, sports

Finally, a normal week for once. After two Wednesday games in a row, a Sunday at 1 game is on the schedule this week. Don't get used to it. ?The Giants follow this Sunday's homer against Tampa with a Thursday jaunt to Carolina and a Sunday nighter in Philly. That makes three national games in the first four weeks. The price of success, I guess.

Going into this season, the Giants looked up and down their schedule and shook their heads. The only semi-breathers are this week vs Tampa and another homer against Cleveland. The way these two teams played this week, they may prove to be tough games. The Browns had the Eagles beat yesterday up until the last minute. Tampa held Carolina to 10 yards rushing.

In addition, Washington - who had a lot of the pieces last year except QB - finally have one and they could be a force. RGIII lit up the Superdome yesterday in his NFL debut. The Giants already have problems with the Redskins and now here comes this kid like a reincarnation of Randall Cunningham, the infamous Giant killer.

Tags: Denver Broncos, John Fennelly, Mario Manningham, NFC, NFC East, NFL, nfl debut, NFL Draft, NFL Network, Editorial Aside, Sports
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RGIII Tops Brees in Superdome; Eagles Nip Browns

Anyone who had any doubts about Robert Griffin III's game translating to the NFL, can put them away. Griffin broke into the league today in banner fashion today, leading the Washington Redskins to 40-32 victory over future Hall-of-Famer Drew Brees and the New Orleans Saints.

Griffin had an explosive debut, hitting on 19 of 26 passes for 320 yards and 2 TDs. The reigning Heisman Trophy winner completed passes to eight different receiver, threw no INTs and gained 42 yards on the ground on 10 carries.

Tags: heisman trophy winner, New Orleans Saints, NFC, NFC East, NFL, robert griffin, Sports
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Mike Lupica writes about the Jets this morning and says that all the hype around the Jets this offseason has led to this being one of the most highly awaited?starts for the season for the Jets.

It is such a big reason why the football game they play today against the Bills is one of the most anticipated openers in Jets history. It isn?t because of the opponent, even though the Bills have a chance to be pretty good. Isn?t because the Jets are coming off a big year, or because anybody is picking them to pick themselves up and get back to the AFC Championship Game or finally knock the Patriots out of first place in the AFC East.
I think this is definitely so. ?The way the Jets season ended so poorly, while the Giants rode a mediocre regular season to the Super Bowl. ?The Jets were right on the verge of making the playoffs for three weeks, and then after the implosion against Miami ... it left a terrible taste in Jets fans mouths. ?Since early January fans have been looking for their team to prove that their talented and they can keep it together. ?Can they?

The Jets will find out today with the team that many pundits expect to beat out the Jets this year in the standings. ?This is a perfect game for the Jets to make a statement. ?To prove that they are as good as we (and they) think they are.

Tags: Links, mike lupica, nfl, NYJets, sports, super-bowl, Brian Bassett

In case you missed it, ESPN's Mike & Mike had a number of Jets folks on their show this morning. ?Here's the links to the interviews.

[sny-box]Rex Ryan: Talks about Sanchez and Tebow, many of the rest of his offensive skill players and much more. - Listen

Mike Tannenbaum:?Tebow/Sanchez, the Jets troubles in the preseason, replacement refs, facing the Bills. -?Listen

Tags: Art Modell, Audio, espn, jets, Links, Mark Sanchez, Mike & Mike, Mike Tannenbaum, nfl, Rex Ryan, sports, Tim Tebow, woody johnson, Brian Bassett
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The Giants really lost this game in the first half. They only had three possessions the entire second half, scoring TDs on two of them, so it was the squandered opportunities early on that cost them the game.?They went 2-7 on third down in the first half and didn't make the plays they normally make to keep drives going.

There was no magic early on last night....key plays in bold:

First Drive: New York Giants at 15:00, (1st play from scrimmage 14:56)1-10-NYG 16 (14:56) E.Manning pass incomplete deep left to H.Nicks.

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Some postgame reactions by the Giants after their 24-17 opening night loss to the Dallas Cowboys:

"Take a bite out of humble pie is basically what it is. It brings you right back to earth. There won?t be any blowing smoke up their rear ends as far as that. Last year is last year and this year is this year. Every team is a new team, every year is a new year, we have our work cut out for us, it?s a great challenge for us now. I think?Michael Coe?injured a hamstring again, so there is another corner we?re staring at being down. But we?ve rubbed salt in it right now and I think that hopefully the competitive nature of our guys comes out and we come out swinging." - head coach Tom Coughlin on his postgame message to the team

"Just to be a little bit more crisp in what we are doing, what we are representing. Understand what is going to be thrown at us. Understand that we have to capture opportunities when they present themselves. And we will get better, we will get better. Practice will be a little bit more crisp, a little bit more focused, a little more sharp. You know, we?ll do that." - Safety Antrel Rolle on Coughlin's postgame message

Tags: Ahmad Bradshaw, coach tom coughlin, Dallas Cowboys, Giants-Cowboys, michael coe, New York Giants News, NFL, Sports, Transcripts, undefined
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One game, one loss. That's how you should view last night's opener. Keep in mind, in 1986 the Giants lost their opener to the Cowboys and then lost only one more game (to Seattle) the rest of the way......here's some headlines for you.....

Poor tackling gave Dallas two many second chances

Wilson loses handle early in Giant debut

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A few years back, the Giants spoiled the opening game at Cowboys Stadium. Last night, Dallas returned the favor by thumping the Giants on their own turf when everyone expected them to roll over for the home team.

It was anything but a setup. Dallas outhustled and outplayed the defending champs in front of the whole world last night. The game was a winnable one, but the the Giants didn't do much to help themselves in the 24-17 reality check at the hands of their most hated rivals.

"Very disappointing, very disappointing loss," said Tom Coughlin after the game. "Any way you want to look at it. We fumble the ball after a nice drive that possibly could have been points, we don?t score from the one-yard line. We give up big plays in the second half. We don?t really stop the run, they had all kinds of yardage, we had little or none. We gave ourselves a chance there at the end of the game, it just took way too much time for us to score. And then obviously 3rd and 11 or 12, whatever that was, we couldn?t stop it. We had trouble stopping the slant all night long like we?ve never seen a slant before. Very, very frustrating. It hurts to come in and be playing at home and playing a game of this nature opening the season to play the way we played, and we certainly are capable of playing a lot better."

Tags: Dallas Cowboys, Giants-Cowboys, hated rivals, New York Giants News, NFL, SNY Video, Sports, t score, Tom Coughlin, undefined
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by Jon Wagner. SNY Giants Columnist

Throughout the summer, New York Giants? head coach Tom Coughlin encouraged his team to ?Build A Bridge? to last year, when it was about being ?All In? and making sure to ?Finish.?

Forget finishing, the Giants (0-1) couldn?t even start well, while allowing their underdog and hated NFC East rival Dallas Cowboys (1-0) to waltz into MetLife Stadium in East Rutherford and walk away with a season-opening 24-17 upset victory.

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Shaun O'Hara, the ultimate underdog who was a walk-on as both a college player and a pro, officially announced his retirement from the NFL today.

Although he has not played since 2010, O'Hara had never formally handed in his papers. He decided to put them in today.

From Ralph Vacchiano of the Daily News:

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There aren't many receivers who get the best of Revis, but with a Week One matchup looming between Darrelle Revis and Stevie Johnson, the question is getting raised. ?James Walker asks on ESPN whether or not Stevie Johnson has Revis' number.

Johnson doesn't have elite speed, but he is a solid route-runner who can make tough catches. Several of his receptions against Revis last year were in tight coverage.

Some Bills fans in the AFC East blog have gone as far to say "Johnson owns Revis." That's a stretch. But Johnson has done relatively well against Revis compared to other receivers. Hearing this, expect Revis to be very motivated to shut down Johnson.

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Over at CBS Sports Adam Gretz asks a question that's been on Islander fan's minds all summer -- what can be expected from Brad Boyes this season? Gretz has two interesting points:

A couple of things to consider:

1) When Boyes had his two best seasons his shooting percentages in those seasons were 20 percent (his 43-goal season) and 15.8 percent (his 33-goal season), by far the best of his career and numbers he's probably never going to duplicate. He topped even 10 percent just one other time in his career and has been below that mark in each of the past three seasons. Even if he plays alongside Tavares and Moulson all season they're not good enough to boost his shooting back up to that sort of level. That's because no center is.

Tags: brad boyes, cbs sports, john tavares, josh bailey, kyle okposo, matt moulson, michael grabner, News, NHL
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What you need to know this morning.....

WR Hakeem Nicks returned to practice yesterday. Tom Coughlin said he will be bringing Nicks along slowly and did not know if he would play in the upcoming preseason games Friday vs Chicago or Wednesday vs New England.

Coughlin said he had very little information about the injury to RB Ahmad Bradshaw's hand, which suffered a contusion in the game vs the Jets last Saturday.Bradshaw practiced, but his participation was limited. Rookie RB David Wilson will begin seeing more time with the first team, Coughlin said.

Tags: Ahmad Bradshaw, David Diehl, New York Giants, New York Giants Links, New York Giants News, New York Giants Preseason, NFL, Editorial Aside, Sports, Tom Coughlin, undefined
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In today's 60 Seconds of Sound, which recaps the last 24 hours in New York sports, Terry Collins reacts to Mets loss, Joe Girardi praises Hiroki Kuroda, Tom Coughlin on the Giants win and Rex Ryan on the Jets loss.

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The Giants are off today as they transition their preseason training from UAlbany back to the Timex Performance Center where practices resume tomorrow. Practices will not be open to the public.

With the upstate portion of training camp officially over, the Giants are back in New Jersey where they can sleep tight in their own beds for the rest of the year. The mattresses at UAlbany were being blamed for just about everything, from being too small to even being the cause of back injuries.

?We?re big humans. Every bed is small,? TE Martellus Bennett told reporters yesterday. ?You can?t put a damn dinosaur in a twin-sized bed. ... A normal-sized human jumps into a regular-sized bed and it fits perfectly. Large, big humans jump in a regular-sized bed, the bed?s too small. My back doesn't hurt. My back feels great. I have a great back."

Tags: football, martellus bennett, michael coe, New York City, New York Giants, New York Giants Blogs, New York Giants News, New York Giants Preseason, NFL, Editorial Aside, Shaun Rogers, SNYGiants, Sports, Tom Coughlin
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While the Jets are constantly measuring themselves against the them, the Giants see the Jets as just another opponent. This week, the two teams will meet in their annual August clash, which is traditionally played the third week of the preseason. It has been moved up to Week Two this year.

The Jets have been working on their "wildcat" formation, which will give the Giants something new to prepare for. Most NFL teams would be openly annoyed with the Jets for running such an untraditional strategy in a preseason game, which are generally reserved to get veteran players reps as well as evaluate the rookies.

Last week, Cincinnati head coach Marvin Lewis asked Rex Ryan not to employ the wildcat for just that reason. This week the Jets have announced publicly that they will run it against the Giants.

Tags: marvin lewis, New York City, New York Giants, New York Giants News, New York Jets, NFL, Editorial Aside, Rex Ryan, Sports, Tom Coughlin
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Despite rumors and reports, the Giants cannot place injured CB Terrell Thomas on IR and then bring him back for the second half of the season.

The rule, which would have allowed teams to bring back one player from IR after six weeks, was voted on and approved by the owners in May but still has not been ratified by the NFLPA. The existing rules remain in place.

The Giants will have to carry Thomas on their active roster until he gets healthy, much like they did with Will Beatty and Prince Amukamara last season.

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In today's 60 Seconds of Sound, which recaps the last 24 hours in New York sports, Jose Reyes responds to the boos, the Mets react to their loss, the Jets keep fighting and the Giants are ready to play games.

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