The Tom Coughlin Jay Fund Foundation, the nonprofit of former NY Giants Coach Tom Coughlin, is gearing up to host its 21st annual golf tournament on May 22nd and 23rd in Ponte Vedra Beach, FL at the renowned TPC Sawgrass.
This fanaticism did not reflect any athletic ability on my part. Far from it! Growing up, like Bernie Sanders, in a lower middle class area of Brooklyn during the 1940s, I was often pressed into joining baseball games with the other boys in my neighborhood.
Photo courtesy of Jodi Crandell Former New York Giants head coach, Tom Coughlin and his foundation, the Tom Coughlin Jay Fund, helped pediatric canc...
It may seem like your average Sunday morning, but to Keith Bull, 24, a lifelong Buffalo Bills fan, it's game day.
As the smoke rose, the crowd cheered, and the stadium music got louder, the Giants players emerged to enter "the gauntlet." In the beginning of each game, the gauntlet is formed by two lines of people who enthusiastically high-five the players as they burst out onto the field.
When New Jersey's very own Grammy Award-winning, rock superstar Bruce Springsteen bid adieu to Giants Stadium on the conclusion of his "Wrecking Ball"...
These are the kinds of stories that can only be told from the perspective of somebody, like Leonoudakis, who loves baseball and spends more time thinking about it than is probably recommended by most spouses and mental health professionals.
This past weekend the Tom Coughlin Jay Fund Foundation, which provides financial, emotional, and practical support to families tackling childhood cancer, sponsored ten moms from the New York/New Jersey area to participate in a Momcology retreat.
The newest revelations about Pete Rose betting on baseball, something that had long been suspected is a sad coda to a sad story about one of baseball's all time greats. Rose's efforts to finally make it to the Hall of Fame had been getting some traction earlier in the year, but that has changed now.
Today, I am not a member of one single Man Tribe. Where did my Man Tribe go? I'm far from alone here. Most guys, not just my age, but those much younger and older than me, just don't hang out with other guys anymore. The Man Tribe, for most of us, has died. Why?
For those who see the advantages to rehabilitation and redemption, be it from one horrible mistake or a deeply-rooted lifetime of wickedness, you should be hoping that Rice's hometown team, the New York Giants, puts him on their roster today.
For all of you singles out there, it took me way longer than I hope it takes you to learn what it means to really know yourself. Because if someone really loves you? They won't care if you own a sweatshirt with the logo of their crappy football team on it. And if you really, truly love someone? You'll never even consider buying one.
The outcome of the game was clearly not what he was hoping for, but his commanding presence on the field - Nick doing what he always does - could not have been a more appropriate way for him to honor his courageous sister's life.
Without fail, twice a year, I have a fond thought for a man I never had the pleasure of meeting. Those times: National Football League opening day and during the frenzy leading up to an American holiday called the Super Bowl.
One of the many great things about living in New York City is the abundance of sports teams. In every major sport, New York has not one, but at least two professional teams -- a luxury not afforded to smaller cities like Cleveland or even more cosmopolitan ones like Boston.
I never thought I'd say it, but despite looking like a stuffed potato in a Cowboys aluminum foil jacket, Chris Christie is not only a man of principal, he's a man of our time.