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  1. Yearbook, Dec. 15: Giants promote Parcells

    Patrick Dorsey

    Dec. 15, 1982: They didn't even wait 24 hours. Thirty years ago today, shortly after then-coach Ray Perkins announced he'd be leaving at season's end for Bear Bryant's old job with the Alabama Crimson Tide, the New York Giants promoted defensive coor...

    Blog | December 15, 2012
  2. Yearbook, Oct. 4: NFL's replacement players

    Patrick Dorsey

    Oct. 4, 1987: With the NHL lockout under way and the NFL referee lockout a not-so-distant memory, we look back, 25 years back, to a time when replacement players, not replacement referees, roamed the field in official uniforms. The first occurrenc...

    Blog | October 04, 2012
  3. Yearbook, Oct. 3: The Shot Heard Round ...

    Patrick Dorsey

    Oct. 3, 1951: The Shot was Heard 'Round the World and it still echoes, heard even by those born long after this day 61 years ago -- when radio man Russ Hodges shouted: "The Giants win the pennant! The Giants win the pennant!" Why that famous call ...

    Blog | October 03, 2012
  4. Yearbook, Sept. 29: Willie Mays' 'Catch'

    Patrick Dorsey

    Sept. 29, 1954: There have been plenty of spectacular defensive plays in baseball, but few as iconic as Willie Mays' "The Catch," caught on this day 58 years ago (about nine years before the Polo Grounds shut down). The setting: Mays' New York Gia...

    Blog | September 29, 2012
  5. Gallery: Washington baseball, then & now

    Patrick Dorsey

    No matter where the Nationals land -- or whether the Atlanta Braves happen to catch them to win the National League East -- there's one thing you can't take away from the city of Washington: For the first time since 1933, the nation's capital will se...

    Blog | September 27, 2012
  6. What's the deal with ... South Carolina St.?

    Patrick Dorsey

    We know about the big boys. But what about the little guys? Throughout the 2012 college football season, Playbook Fandom will take a look at some of the less recognizable schools you might see on scoreboards and TV screens. Meet the South Carolina...

    Blog | September 21, 2012
  7. Yearbook, Sept. 18: Polo Grounds' goodbye

    Patrick Dorsey

    Sept. 18, 1963: This day 49 years ago brought about the end of Manhattan's Polo Grounds, the last of four New York stadiums to bear that name. It was an unceremonious end, too -- with just 1,752 people on hand to see the second-year New York Mets...

    Blog | September 18, 2012
  8. Team Pictures: Oregon Ducks put pin in it

    Patrick Dorsey

    The photo sharing-and-consuming platform Pinterest blew up in 2011 and 2012, surpassing 100 million visits this March, according to a study. Yet the social network remains relatively untapped in the world of college and pro sports, with only a few...

    Blog | September 06, 2012
  9. What's the deal with ... Jacksonville State?

    Patrick Dorsey

    We know about the big boys. But what about the little guys? Throughout the 2012 college football season, Playbook Fandom will take a look at some of the less recognizable schools you might see on scoreboards and TV screens. On Saturday night, the ...

    Blog | August 31, 2012
  10. It's Playbook's 2012 ESPYS predictions!

    Patrick Dorsey

    Who had the St. Louis Cardinals winning the World Series? (If you did, be quiet for a second.) Or the Los Angeles Kings climbing from the No. 8 seed to Stanley Cup glory? Or the New York Giants even getting to the Super Bowl, let alone beati...

    Blog | July 11, 2012
  11. Behold the 2012 ESPYS predictions

    Patrick Dorsey

    Who will win the ESPYS? We've got your predictions right here.

    Story | Conversation | July 10, 2012
  12. History's many playoff brackets, reimagined

    Patrick Dorsey

    The bracket. It's an essential part of sports -- something that peaks during March Madness but marks nearly every sport's playoff. But is there a better way to view sports tournaments, especially ones that don't involve a visually pleasing 64 (or,...

    Blog | July 06, 2012
  13. Giants Tweet, Instagram White House visit

    Patrick Dorsey

    As Super Bowl winners do, the New York Giants visited the White House on Friday. And sports-savvy President Obama had some words to say about the NFL champions -- as in, don't not call Eli Manning elite. But much happened behind the scenes as well...

    Blog | June 09, 2012
  14. Reliving Peyton Manning's 'SNL' moments

    Patrick Dorsey

    New York Giants quarterback Eli Manning is set to host "Saturday Night Live" tonight, making him the second Super Bowl-winning Manning brother to do so. And oh, we have a bombshell. According to the New York Post, Seth Meyers said the younger ...

    Blog | May 05, 2012
  15. Meet Usain Bolt, soccer player

    Patrick Dorsey

    He's the fastest man in the world, but that doesn't mean he can't play other sports. We've seen him "try out" for the New York Giants, and in this clip, he shows quite the aptitude for playing another kind of football. (Oh, and dancing. He's also goo...

    Blog | April 16, 2012
  16. Trending: Could Coughlining be the new Tebowing?

    Patrick Dorsey

    Is Coughlining the new Tebowing? With Tom Coughlin and the New York Giants in the Super Bowl, it just might be. Here's an expert's take on how you do it ......

    Blog | Conversation | February 02, 2012