Big Pain in Big “D”

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The New York Giants just keep taking hits. In the preseason, former Giants running back Tiki Barber threw verbal punches at quarterback Eli Manning and head coach Tom Coughlin. Yesterday, the Dallas Cowboys beat the Giants 45-35 on opening day and injured three of their key starters. Manning, who completed 28-of-41 passes and threw for [&hellip
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Rutgers Enters High Seas

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The state of New Jersey finally has something to be proud of other than Bruce Springsteen. No. 15-ranked Rutgers welcomes the Navy Midshipmen to Piscataway tonight for Rutgers’ second primetime, weeknight game in as many weeks. Rutgers, who hopes to contend for both a Big East Championship and BCS berth this season, pounded Navy 34-0 [&hellip
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No Sweep, No Big Deal

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The Mets have an off-day on Thursday, but after winning five straight games, they decided to take an early vacation yesterday. New York manager Willie Randolph (pictured) rested many of his superstars—Jose Reyes, Paul Lo Duca, David Wright—and subsequently, Cincinnati hammered the Mets, 7-0. Randolph’s makeshift lineup managed just three singles off little-know right-hander Tommy [&hellip
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Strahan Speaks Out

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Michael Strahan (pictured) extended his offseason more than five weeks. It cost him more than $500,000 in fines—a pricey vacation no matter who you are. But the New York Giants Hall-of-Fame defensive end finally ended his holdout yesterday and reported to training camp, just six days before the G-Men’s season opener. Strahan, of course, didn’t [&hellip
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Tiki Torches Coughlin

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Tiki Barber was placed on Sunday Night Football broadcasts to add color commentary to NFL games, but even before the season has begun, Tiki has become the show. Several weeks after ripping ex-teammate and Giants quarterback Eli Manning on national television, Barber (pictured) has attacked New York head coach Tom Coughlin—this time in print. In [&hellip
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Pedro Returns, Mets Keep Rolling

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Lastings Milledge danced in the dugout during pre-game warmups; the New York Mets looked so excited they more closely resembled Little Leaguers than professional baseball players; even the Cincinnati Reds fans were applauding and cheering. Pedro Martinez had returned to the mound for the first time in more than 11 months. “It’s indescribable,” the three-time [&hellip
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