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Giants QB Lauded for 'Making It Right' After Pizzeria's Complaint

Tommy DeVito appeared free of charge at NJ eatery that claimed he canceled after doubling fee

(Newser) - Tommy DeVito has become somewhat of a sensation after making his NFL debut in October, as has his stylish agent Sean Stellato , but the New York Giants quarterback was faced with some negative coverage this week involving a pizzeria in New Jersey. ESPN reports that the 25-year-old had been set...

Super Bowl Champ Allegedly Robbed Multiple Businesses

Former New York Giants running back Derrick Ward was arrested in Los Angeles Monday

(Newser) - Derrick Ward, a former NFL running back who earned a Super Bowl ring with the New York Giants in 2008, has allegedly been using his bulk to intimidate store employees instead of opposing players. NBC News reports that the 43-year-old was arrested in Los Angeles Monday in connection with a...

New York Fans Slam Landmark's 'Traitorous' Green Lights

Empire State Building was lit for Philly Eagles' NFC championship win; Giants, Jets fans were miffed

(Newser) - The Empire State Building is known to take on different colors to celebrate or commemorate special occasions, and on Sunday night, New York City's most famous landmark was "aglow in Eagles' green," per CBS Philly . That's because the Philadelphia Eagles creamed the San Francisco 49ers 31-7...

Ex-Dolphins Coach Sues NFL for Racial Discrimination
Fired Dolphins
Coach Sues NFL

Fired Dolphins Coach Sues NFL

Brian Flores alleges racial discrimination

(Newser) - The former head coach of the Miami Dolphins is suing the NFL after his firing last month, alleging racial discrimination. Brian Flores' termination came as a surprise to many, considering his winning record with the team this season, Deadline reports. His class-action suit claims the league, which currently has just...

Daughter of NFL Owner, Film Producer Dead at 36

Hilary Tisch 'bravely fought the disease of depression for as long as she could,' says dad Steve

(Newser) - The 36-year-old daughter of New York Giants co-owner and film producer Steve Tisch has died. Hilary Anne Tisch died Monday, Steve Tisch said in a statement issued on behalf of the family. The statement did not cite a cause of death or say where she died, but it noted she...

Warrants Issued for NFL Players After Armed Robbery at Party

Police are looking for DeAndre Baker, Quinton Dunbar

(Newser) - Police in South Florida are trying to find New York Giants cornerback DeAndre Baker and Seattle Seahawks cornerback Quinton Dunbar after multiple witnesses accused them of an armed robbery at a party, authorities said Thursday. Miramar police issued arrest warrants for both men Thursday on four counts each of armed...

The Home Team Was Winning. Then, a Streak of Black

Black cat haunts New York Giants at home

(Newser) - It might've been a sign of good luck had the Carolina Panthers been on the field. Instead, the New York Giants suffered a "cat-astrophe" Monday after a black cat interrupted the first half of an NFL game against the Dallas Cowboys, reports People . The cat sprinted onto the...

Another Big-Name QB Won't Be Playing
A Franchise QB's Era
Might Be Over

A Franchise QB's Era Might Be Over

Giants bench Eli Manning

(Newser) - The New York Post is pretty definitive about things: "The Eli Manning era is over." The assessment comes as the New York Giants benched the 38-year-old Tuesday in favor of rookie Daniel Jones. Manning and the Giants were off to an 0-2 start, having failed to rebound from...

NFL Draft Pick Shot Hours After Being Selected

Corey Ballentine was wounded and teammate Dwane Simmons killed in a shooting

(Newser) - Corey Ballentine was thrilled to hear the New York Giants were drafting him. Only hours later, he and a college teammate were shot on the streets of Topeka, Kansas, WIBW reports. Ballentine, 23, is expected to recover, but Dwane Simmons, 23, died on the scene. Police say no arrests have...

Report: Odell Beckham Jr. Is Moving to Cleveland

He's part of a massive Giants trade, sources say

(Newser) - Odell Beckham Jr. is about to run a deep route out of New Jersey—straight to Cleveland. The superstar wide receiver is bound for the Browns to be a target for quarterback Baker Mayfield as the centerpiece of a blockbuster trade, two people familiar with the deal told the AP...

Charge Laid After Body Found in NFLer's Basement

Janoris Jenkins' brother held in death of music producer 'Trypps Beatz'

(Newser) - A body discovered at the home of New York Giants cornerback Janoris Jenkins has led to a manslaughter charge for his brother. William Jenkins, released from a New Jersey prison in 2016 after serving time for drug charges, was arrested in New York around 2am Tuesday; he had violated his...

Eli Benched, and the Owner's Famous Niece Isn't Happy

Kate Mara tweets a broken heart over the surprise news from Giants

(Newser) - The big news from the NFL this week isn't about anthems or playoff races: It's the benching of Eli Manning. The 36-year-old QB has started 210 straight games for the New York Giants, but that streak dating back to 2004 ends on Sunday, reports ESPN . The reason is...

Steven Seagal Slams 'Disgusting' NFL Protesters
Steven Seagal Slams
'Disgusting' NFL Protesters

Steven Seagal Slams 'Disgusting' NFL Protesters

Giants player has changed his mind on issue

(Newser) - The anthem protests in the NFL have made Steven Seagal hopping mad—even though he is now a Russian citizen. Speaking from Moscow, the actor defended President Trump and said the protests were "outrageous" and "disgusting," Variety reports. "Everyone’s entitled to their own opinion, but...

Ex-NFL Player Who Died at 27 Had Advanced CTE

Tyler Sash was at stage of disease rarely seen in someone so young

(Newser) - An ex-New York Giants player who died at the age of 27 in September after accidentally ODing on pain meds suffered from chronic traumatic encephalopathy—and was at an advanced stage of the brain disease rarely seen in someone so young, the New York Times reports. Dr. Ann McKee, the...

NFL Player Loses Job Over Free Headphones

He reportedly picked a fight with a teammate over some Beats by Dre

(Newser) - A promising NFL player found himself out of a job just in time for the holidays after a locker room fight over some free headphones. Deadspin reports New York Giants defensive end Damontre Moore was cut on Friday. And ESPN reporter Ian Rapoport—citing an anonymous source— tweets that Moore...

Giants Fan Tried to Torch Massive Bucs Flag

He was arrested; flag failed to burn

(Newser) - A Florida man identified by the Tampa Tribune as a New York Giants fan got more than a little carried away after his team's 32-18 win over the Tampa Bay Buccaneers on Sunday and tried to torch a giant Bucs flag outside team headquarters, police say. Daniel Raboni, 32,...

NFL Player May Lose Foot to Infection

Giants dedicate win to Daniel Fells

(Newser) - An ankle injury has turned into a nightmare for New York Giants tight end Daniel Fells. He has been in hospital for more than a week battling antibiotic-resistant staph infection MRSA, the NFL says in a press release. Doctors are doing their best to avoid amputating his foot but they...

Report: NFL Star Loses Finger in Fireworks Injury

ESPN says Jason Pierre-Paul plans to play this season

(Newser) - NFL fans probably knew that Giants star Jason Pierre-Paul injured his hand in a Fourth of July fireworks accident. But ESPN reports that it's way more serious than anyone imagined: Doctors amputated his right index finger, according to a tweeted image of medical records by Adam Schefter. This might...

NFL Player's Amazing Catch Is Now an Amazing Meme

NY Giants wide receiver Odell Beckham caught the ball with 3 fingers

(Newser) - Was Odell Beckham's catch last night during the Giants-Cowboys game the greatest catch ever, as Business Insider (and pretty much everyone else) has dubbed it? That may still be up for debate, but what's not arguable is that a) it was an insane catch, and b) it's...

It's Been a Big Week for Mustaches

One is mourned, another praised

(Newser) - It's not every week that not one, but two, stories emerge profiling separate mustaches. The weird yin and yang:
  • In mourning: Sam Borden of the New York Times pulls off a straight-faced obituary of the mustache belonging to New York Giants offensive coach Kevin Gilbride. ("It was believed

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