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A Day in the Life of a Giants' Beat Reporter

by Drew Casey, Matt Moro

Bob Ahrens : WFUV Sports 

Matt Moro and Drew Casey had the privilege to speak to Spencer Patten, a 22 year military veteran who was deployed seven times. He was given the chance to be a New York Giants' beat reporter for a day, in their final preseason game against the New England Patriots, after his sister in law won him the opportunity at the WFUV Gala Auction as a retirement gift.

One on One's NFL Friday: Week 1, 2014

by Matt Moro

The 2014 NFL season is here, and with it comes the return of One-on-One’s NFL Friday.  DJ Sixsmith and Matt Moro kicked off the year talking about Wes Welker’s suspension after testing positive for steroids.  They discussed how Welker could have failed this test, and whether it actually matters for the Broncos given his latest concussion.

 

First Game, First Takes

by Kelly Kultys

Kelly Kultys : WFUV Sports 

Let the controversy begin.
 
Yes it's the first preseason game. Yes their best scoring drive came against the second team defense. Yes it means absolutely nothing to the schedule. But right now, Geno Smith feels a bit like Mark Sanchez. 
 

David Wilson's Career Comes to an End

by Kristian O'Hara

David Wilson/ Instagram

New York Giants running back David Wilson has been advised by team doctors to end his career and never play football again.  This comes just a week after Wilson was cleared to resume playing football after a previous neck injury that put his career in jeopardy a first time.  

Big Blue’s Defense Has Great Potential

by Kristian O'Hara

Kristian O'Hara/ WFUV Sports 

The Giants defense is a unit that may have gotten overlooked at times last season due to the astounding number of turnovers on the opposite side of the ball. However, the defense got better as the year went on and ended the season on a high note, surrendering only six points to the Redskins in a season finale win. While the season as a whole was a disappointment, players on the defense are looking to improve from last year’s effort to make this year’s group one that will send shockwaves throughout the league.

Chris Snee Announces His Retirement

by Kristian O'Hara

Krisitian O'Hara : WFUV Sports 

The day before the Giants held their first practice of Training Camp in 2014, the team was hit with some somber news. Starting right guard Chris Snee has decided to retire after playing all of his ten seasons with the New York Giants.

Verne Lundquist: 2014 Vin Scully Award Winner

by Jake Kring-Schreifels

Chris Taggart

It might be easy for Verne Lundquist, who is now in his 50th year of sports broadcasting, to gloat about his long list of radio and television achievements. But that wouldn't be his style.

Truly humbled, and always reverential to his predecessors, Lundquist graciously received the seventh annual Vin Scully Lifetime Achievement Award at Gotham Hall in New York City on Thursday night.