Pro athletes' interest in sports history usually does not extend to before their early adolescences.
Victor Cruz delivered some inspiring words to his teammates before Sunday's game against the Cowboys. Unfortunately, the Giants couldn't deliver for their fallen teammate.
After what we've seen from the Giants these last two weeks, when they faced the top two teams in the NFC East after what appeared to be a season-altering three-game winning streak, there is only one conclusion to be drawn: They're just not good enough to deserve consideration right now for either a divisional title or a playoff run.
Deron Williams waited for Mason Plumlee to slip around his defender in the paint, making eye contact with the big man before tossing the ball toward the hoop for an alley-oop.
Taylor Cosme was in a familiar place, yet in an unfamiliar situation.
Better. But far from good enough.
Great performances in high school football for the week ending Oct. 18, 2014.
The long of it was a game-breaking 73-yard touchdown pass from Mike Catanese to Mike DeLeo.
They had to lose sometime. But after the Islanders opened the season with four wins, their first loss -- 3-1 to the Penguins Saturday night -- stung a bit more because of the many missed opportunities in a feisty game.
No excuses from Connor Farrell. This was it. Make a play and end it.
Tim Lincecum walked silently through the bustling clubhouse before Saturday's workout and stuck his left arm straight out as he passed Jean Machi's locker, offering a friendly fist bump to the reliever.
DeMarco Murray had just done something accomplished by no other running back in NFL history, breaking a record set by none other than Jim Brown with his seventh straight 100-yard game to open a season.
So, another game in which Dominique Rodgers-Cromartie was unable to play a lot because of his injury?
Peyton Manning has broken Brett Favre's record for touchdown passes with his 509th.
Martin St. Louis and Rick Nash scored four seconds apart late in the second period -- setting a team record for the fastest pair of scores without an empty-netter -- and the Rangers won their second consecutive game Sunday, beating the San Jose Sharks, 4-0.
Back in 1924, folks wore ties and fedoras to football games -- as depicted in the photos Baldwin coach Steve Carroll showed his team before yesterday's game, recounting the history of "Freeport vs.
Eli Manning's autograph is no longer on the wall in the visitors' locker room at Jerry Jones' $1.2-billion palace, nor is the inscription he left behind after Manning's Giants got the best of the Cowboys in the first game at the stadium in 2009.
East Islip's Jack Hannigan -- 5-7, 170 pounds -- stood near the 20-yard line, the lone roadblock standing in front of a lumbering Ethan Greenidge, 6-5, 320 pounds.
Fans stuck their heads out of windows in moving cars, horns blaring, voices going hoarse. They spoke of the magic that exists here now, of the team that never stays down, of a franchise in the midst of a golden age.
Watch video highlights on some must-see plays from Week 7 in the NFL.
Matt Hunwick was an unlikely recipient of the Broadway Hat on Sunday, but the defenseman, who played his strongest game of the season, prevented an early goal. He jumped in to sweep the puck off the goal line behind Henrik Lundqvist, changing the dynamic of the first period.
Grading the Giants in their loss to the Dallas Cowboys.
GREENBURGH, N.Y. -- On Opening Night last season, the Knicks' starting power forward was Carmelo Anthony. That is unlikely to be repeated Oct. 29 when the Knicks open this season against the Bulls at the Garden.
Dallas Cowboys running back DeMarco Murray became the first running back in NFL history to string together seven 100-yard rushing games to begin the season. Here's a look at his stats from each of those games.
Shamari Kirkpatrick spent the week leading up to Saturday's game trying to motivate his Roosevelt football teammates. He wanted everyone as amped up for this game as he was. He wanted his team fired up for a chance to beat the first-place team in Conference IV.
Jordan Fredericks may be the most explosive player in high school football. The senior playmaker at Lawrence, who now has 20 touchdowns through six games, gets all the attention from the opposing defense -- and rightfully so.
The Giants were somber, angry, moody, touchy, focused and intense at various points in the last seven days.
Respect. The Amityville boys soccer team entered this season wanting it from opponents.
This October had so much potential. A "Beltway Series" between the Orioles and Nationals. A "Freeway Series" between the Angels and Dodgers. Or maybe even a rematch of the 1989 "Bay Bridge Series" between the A's and Giants.