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Staff Picks: World Series

Staff Picks: World Series

By WSN Staff

October 4, 2016


Filed under Sports, Top Stories

The WSN Staff puts it all on the line as they make their World Series picks.

Staff Picks: Early Super Bowl Picks

Staff Picks: Early Super Bowl Picks

By WSN Staff

September 16, 2016


Filed under Sports, Top Stories

The WSN staff makes their early predictions as to who will take home professional football's ultimate prize.

NFL Preview: Giants and Jets

NFL Preview: Giants and Jets

By Brandon Herrera, Contributing Writer

September 17, 2015


Filed under Sports

At long last, football is back. With week one in the books, New Yorkers have plenty of reasons to be excited after a blowout win for the Jets and an outing with some positives by the Giants. In the case of Jets fans can look forward to a brand new era of football for their team. A new head coach, Darre...

Jets, Giants have work to do in offseason

By Charles Surette, Contributing Writer

December 1, 2014


Filed under Sports

Both New York area teams have largely failed this season. What will it take to turn them around?

Surprising pairing at World Series

Surprising pairing at World Series

By Charles Surette, Contributing Writer

October 21, 2014


Filed under Sports

While the Giants and Royals were unheralded, they will both play for the World Series starting today

MLB expanded replay system presents challenges

MLB expanded replay system presents challenges

April 8, 2014


Filed under Sports

For baseball, a sport resplendent with tradition, history and nostalgia, 2014 marks the first season with the expanded replay system. While replay itself is not new to the sport — it was implemented during the tail end of the 2008 season — it previously could only be used to review homeruns at the discretion of th...

New York Giants struggle with injuries, poor coaching

New York Giants struggle with injuries, poor coaching

October 17, 2013


Filed under Sports

The New York Giants’ fall from grace has been as precipitous as it gets in the NFL. Just two seasons ago, the club hoisted the Lombardi Trophy after winning their fourth Super Bowl, and Eli Manning was suddenly in the Hall of Fame conversation as one of the most clutch quarterbacks of all time. F...

NFC presents most exciting rivalries in NFL season

NFC presents most exciting rivalries in NFL season

September 5, 2013


Filed under Sports

  The 2013 NFL season is already saturated with storylines and not one of them has to do with Tim Tebow. The season kicks off today as the Super Bowl champion Baltimore Ravens visit the Denver Broncos. These two teams, along with the New England Patriots, are the AFC favorites for the 2014 Super Bowl XLVIII. The AFC just doesn’t se...

New York football teams to benefit from NFL draft

New York football teams to benefit from NFL draft

April 29, 2013


Filed under Sports

The NFL draft has once again come and gone from Radio City Music Hall, with each NFL team looking to shore up its roster for the upcoming season with a fresh crop of rookies. For New York’s hometown teams, the Giants and the Jets, the 2013 draft represents an opportunity for both to return to compe...

Tough first half of the season for Giants and Jets alike

November 16, 2012


Filed under Exclude From Homepage List, Sports

The New York football scene stands on rocky ground. Both the Giants and the Jets are struggling in different ways and for different reasons. Over the past few weeks, both clubs have come under media and fan scrutiny over their lack of success. The Jets have been a team plagued with uncertainty and misfortune...

Giants deserve praise over lowly Jets

Giants deserve praise over lowly Jets

October 9, 2012


Filed under Sports

With just three weeks left in the 2012 National Football League regular season, the New York Jets seemed poised to make a run at the playoffs with an 8-5 record following a three-game win streak. On the other hand, the New York Giants were struggling, just barely stealing their seventh win in a three-point...

Jets and Giants kick-off an exciting season

September 12, 2012


Filed under Sports

Football is back. These three words are music to the ears of not only New York football fans but NFL fans everywhere. The Jets are coming off a season that proved to be a letdown after failing to make the playoffs with an 8-8 record. This season may prove to be different though, as Gang Green has added...