Football

Two charged in counterfeit Super Bowl ticket operation
Two charged in counterfeit Super Bowl ticket operation
Police Cristabelle Tumola 1/28/2014 at 4:10PM

Two men have been charged with running a counterfeit operation in Queens and elsewhere, allegedly manufacturing and selling tickets to the Super Bowl and NFL playoff games, District Attorney Richard Brown and NYPD Commissioner Bill Bratton announced Tuesday.

Holy Cross High School sophomore moves closer to NFL dream
Holy Cross High School sophomore moves closer to NFL dream
News Liam La Guerre 11/02/2013 at 2:48PM

One Holy Cross High School football player is one step closer to playing in the National Football League (NFL). Sophomore Jason Vargas was selected to participate in the high school showcase game of the Offense-Defense Bowl in Orlando, Florida on January 4. Vargas, 15, was one of 200 players selected from approximately 6,000 participants in [...]

PSAL Queens high school football roundup
Sports Heather Zwillenberg 10/09/2012 at 6:21PM

The Campus Magnet Bull-Dogs lost their second game of the season to the Port Richmond Red Raiders (4-1) by a score of 24-14, dropping to 3-2 on the season. While the Bull-Dogs were outscored by the Red Raiders they did compile more offensive yards. The Bull-Dogs totaled 327 yards while the Red Raiders managed only [...]

High school football roundup
Sports Heather Zwillenberg 9/28/2012 at 12:16PM

In the Bowl Division the Bayside Commodores won their second straight game, improving to 2-1 on the young season. The Commodores beat the the Franklin D. Roosevelt Cougars by a score of 38-14. Senior George Wallace led the Commodores to victory with 192 yards rushing on 13 attempts, while crossing the goal line four times. [...]

Lockout over, refs returning to NFL fields
Lockout over, refs returning to NFL fields
News Billy Rennison 9/27/2012 at 6:11AM

Now fans can go back to yelling at the real refs. The NFL and NFL Referees Association have reached an agreement that will return the locked out officials to the field beginning tonight in Baltimore. “We look forward to having the finest officials in sports back on the field, and I want to give a [...]

Victor Cruz meets and greets fans in Queens
Victor Cruz meets and greets fans in Queens
Sports Liam La Guerre 7/18/2012 at 10:10AM

It was a giant day for football fans. New York Giants receiver Victor Cruz stopped by the Queens Theatre on July 13 for an interactive discussion about his new book and to spread the message that he’s just an ordinary guy from Paterson, New Jersey. “I was a small town kid just like some of [...]

Tim Tebow traded to New York Jets for 4th and 6th round draft picks
News Jay Lane 3/21/2012 at 1:05PM

FOXSports.com NFL insider Jay Glazer reports that the Broncos traded quarterback Tim Tebow on Wednesday to the New York Jets for a draft choice in the fourth and sixth rounds. The deal – which was facilitated by Denver’s signing of Peyton Manning to a five-year, $96 million contract – spells the end to one of the wildest chapters in the franchise’s 52-year history. One [...]