Football

The First Giants-Jets Game

by Bob Ahrens

From the WFUV Sports Archives

The first Giants-Jets game. August 17, 1969...Yale Bowl, New Haven, CT.

The Jets were coming off a Super Bowl victory and needed to prove their victory over Baltimore wasn't a fluke. The two teams and the two leagues did not like each other...and that's putting it nicely.

Film Review: Draft Day

by Jake Kring-Schreifels

Summit Entertainment/ Warner Brothers

 

Draft Day has an identity crisis. It’s not sure if it wants to be a 2014 NFL infomercial or exist in an authentically alternate universe. This dilemma is symptomatic of most sports films.

One on One: Are College Athletes Employees?

by Julian Atienza

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Jason Wojciechowski walks hosts Kenny Ducey and Kris Venezia through the  decision by The National Labor Relations Board in Chicago that allowed NWU football players to unionize. Jason discusses the effect this ruling will have on the rest of college fooball as well as other NCAA sports. Finally, Jason breaks down whether the ruling will be overturned or if players at major football universities around the country will considered employees.

New Names, Same Game

by Eric Mollo

Flickr:: Football Schedule

For the first time in the Jerry Reese era, there’s a free agent frenzy in New York. The cash-strapped Giants cleared enough cap space to improve the offensive line, pluck one of the top free agents on the market from Denver, and totally revamp their secondary and return game. For Giants fans, this isn’t the norm.

Cary and Wholley to Replace Blackwell

by Mike Watts

Fordham Sports Information

After leading the nation in turnover margin last season, Fordham defensive coordinator David Blackwell has moved on after two years on Rose Hill. Multiple sources say Fordham is expected to name Tim Cary and staff newcomer Jon Wholley co-defensive coordinators in the coming week.

One on One's NFL Friday

by Kelly Kultys

Mack & Nolan review the blowout 43-8 Seattle Seahawks Super Bowl victory. The guys break down Peyton Manning's play and legacy. They also praise the Seattle defense, while questioning some of the postgame reactions by the Seahawks players. 

To listen to the entire show, click the link below. 

Three Different Perspectives Behind Super Bowl XLVIII

by Kelly Kultys

WFUV Sports

Mack Rosenberg met up with Rich Eisen from the NFL Network at Media Day on Tuesday to get his views on both Denver and Seattle.  Eisen covered the Super Bowl in its entirety as he is stationed in New York.

DJ Sixsmith and Kenny Ducey sat down with NFL columnist Clark Judge to discuss the Hall of Fame Ballot and of course Super Bowl XLVIII.

John Brenkus of ESPN Sports Science met up with Kenny Ducey at Radio Row to break down the play of Russell Wilson and Peyton Manning from a scientific perspective.