It was ostensibly a roast for Bill Parcells, the two-time Super Bowl-winning Giants coach. But beforehand, in the “VIP room” of a New Jersey hotel in the shadow of MetLife Stadium, Lawrence Taylor couldn’t wait for the appointed hour and its appointed man.
Athletes relate to each other by giving each other a hard time. Read More
The common perception of the NFL team trainer is that of a normal-size man among monsters. Trafficking in athletic tape and ointments, he trots onto the field, attending fallen players. The less he is seen, the better. Basically, he’s a functionary.
Not so with the New York Giants’s Ronnie Barnes. Mr. Barnes, who became the Read More
As all tennis-playing New Yorkers know, there’s nothing like playing a couple of hours in Central Park. The drill goes something like this: Player A: “O.K., you get to the courts at 6 a.m. You wait in line, rack up and purchase a same-day ticket-we’ll all split the $5.50 surcharge-then, when you get to the Read More
One mo’ time for the Tuna?
According to pro football sources, former New York Jets and New York Giants and New England Patriots coach and current Dallas Cowboys coach Bill Parcells has talked to Jets owner Robert (Woody) Johnson about the possibility of coming back to coach the Jets in their Jan. 12 playoff game Read More