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Kevin Ogletree goes from Queens to America’s Team
Kevin Ogletree goes from Queens to America’s Team
News Terence M. Cullen 9/12/2012 at 7:53AM

Kevin Ogletree, a wide receiver for the Dallas Cowboys, had eight receptions and two touchdowns in the Wednesday, September 5 NFL opening game against the Super Bowl champion Giants. He joined the Cowboys as an undrafted free agent in 2009 and has battled for a starting receiver spot ever since. Before that he played for [...]

Queens natives design sports tees
Queens natives design sports tees
News Terence M. Cullen 8/02/2012 at 10:57AM

These guys don’t thread lightly. Queens natives who are die-hard sports fans have started printing their own T-shirts. But this team gear is a little different than what you find at a chain store, and can only be purchased online. On the last day of the 2009 season, lifelong Mets fan Darren Meenan of Little [...]

Giants star Victor Cruz makes Queens Center Mall appearance
Giants star Victor Cruz makes Queens Center Mall appearance
News Melissa Chan 7/24/2012 at 8:40AM

Giants star player Victor Cruz drew hundreds of football fans to Queens Center Mall, where some waited more than three hours to meet the wide receiver during his July 20 book signing and meet-and-greet. “He’s the best player in the NFL right now,” said fan Jordan Nichols, 16, of Jamaica. “And he’s going to put [...]

David Diehl arrested for drunk driving in Astoria
News Billy Rennison 6/11/2012 at 12:13PM

Big Blue left tackle David Diehl was busted for drunk driving in Queens on Sunday after crashing his car into several parked vehicles, reports said. The 31-year-old offensive lineman smashed his car in Astoria at around 8:20 p.m., according to reports, after watching Croatia defeat Ireland in the Euro Cup. The black BMW struck two [...]

Lawrence Taylor 1991 Super Bowl ring up for auction
News Billy Rennison 5/18/2012 at 4:06PM

While the current Giants team recently received their Super Bowl rings, any fan of the team can sport some Big Blue championship jewelry — for the right price. Hall of Famer Lawrence Taylor’s 1991 Super Bowl ring is up for auction on scpauctions.com. Bidding has already reached more than $98,000 for the ring that features [...]

Bloomberg Bet Pays Off for Giants’ Fans
News Billy Rennison 2/09/2012 at 9:35AM

Big Blue’s victory is the gift that keeps on giving for Giants’ fans. Thanks to Mayor Michael Bloomberg’s bet with Boston Mayor Thomas Menino four lucky fans will be getting an all-expense paid trip to Boston. The mayor’s each wagered a weekend excursion in their respective city for four fans of the winning team.  The [...]

Astoria Giants fans pack bars to watch Super Bowl victory
Astoria Giants fans pack bars to watch Super Bowl victory
News Alexa Altman 2/06/2012 at 2:00PM

Astoria, known for its booming nightlife, did not disappoint for the Super Bowl. Locals filled area bars hoping for a cold drink and a Giants victory. Dan Drazka cozied up to the bar at Sissy McGinty’s, nursing a frosted Coors Light and dressed in a crisp Victor Cruz jersey—support for his favorite player. “I hope [...]

Ticker-tape parade planned for Tuesday to celebrate Giants Super Bowl win
Ticker-tape parade planned for Tuesday to celebrate Giants Super Bowl win
News Billy Rennison 2/06/2012 at 9:49AM

New York Giants fans are getting ready to party like it’s 2008. After defeating the New England Patriots 21-17 in a rematch of Super Bowl 42, the Giants will parade up the Canyon of Heroes to celebrate their Super Bowl championship for the second time in four years. “Big Blue gave us a game to [...]

Giants upset Patriots again for fourth Super Bowl title
Giants upset Patriots again for fourth Super Bowl title
News Jay Lane 2/06/2012 at 9:27AM

Giants upset Patriots again for fourth Super Bowl title At the end, Tom Coughlin did not need to push and prod his Giants, did not need to preach “All In” any longer, did not need to insist and demand and plea for his players to please, please, just “Finish.” All he needed to do was [...]

Where to watch the Super Bowl in Queens
News Billy Rennison 2/02/2012 at 5:18PM

It won’t be just Giants and Patriots fans hitting the bars to watch the Super Bowl on Sunday, February 5 — more than 110 million people watched last year’s game.  Bars and restaurants throughout Queens feature food and drink specials for Giants fans and anyone else that wants to take in the Super Bowl 42 [...]