The moment you’ve all been waiting for since the clock ran out Sunday night in Pittsburgh: Which New York City landmark should be adorned with a Terrible Towel?
As per a mayoral bet, since the Steelers beat the Jets, the glorified warshcloth (that’s Pittsburghese) will hang from somewhere in the city, and The Observer asked readers Read More
Last week, Mayor Bloomberg and Pittsburgh Mayor Luke Ravenstal made a bet on yesterday’s AFC Championship game, as politicians are wont to do. Part of the deal was the all-too-expected community service project in the opposing city, part of the deal was a little more interesting, if cheesy. It was agreed that a team Read More
The New York Jets are headed to a conference championship game for the second year in a row, which means that the team’s blunderbuss of a coach, Rex Ryan, will have another opportunity to endear himself to the team’s fans and alienate just about everybody else connected to the National Football League. That’s a good Read More
Jets fans will have the option to watch a lot more than just the game on the field this season. The team has wired the stadium for FanVision, a new handheld gadget that lets users view instant replays, multiple angles and live feeds of other games from around the league.
The device is the Read More
The most popular radio personality in New York sports history, Mike Francesa, is at war with the most popular New York football team these days, The New York Jets.
Some backstory: Mike Francesa has been absurdly critical of the Jets since the end of last season. It’s hard to tell why. Yes, Mike is a Read More
The rail yards on Manhattan’s far West Side, like the developers’ dreams and mayoral agendas they inspire, slouch wearily toward the Hudson. For a necropolis of transit systems past (the Hudson River Railroad, the New York Central, the High Line), the Hudson Yards offer up eternal-and seemingly eternally deferred-promise, the heady rush of Read More