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  1. Caveman with a van: Revisiting Norwood

    Stefan Marolachakis

    Editor's note: Drummer Stefan Marolachakis is traveling the country in a black van with tinted windows, touring for his band Caveman's eponymous second album. Every week, Stefan will hunt the nation to gather musicians and athletes to discuss the lin...

    Blog | April 25, 2013
  2. '30 for 30' Short: The Irrelevant Giant

    Playbook Trending

    John Tuggle, the 1983 NFL draft's Mr. Irrelevant, was anything but irrelevant to legendary New York Giants coach Bill Parcells. The normally tough coach will guide us on an emotional journey in this "30 for 30" short as he recounts his own rookie sea...

    Blog | April 17, 2013
  3. Tom Coughlin appears on 'Daily Show'

    Playbook Trending

    New York Giants coach Tom Coughlin appeared Thursday on "The Daily Show with Jon Stewart" to discuss his new book and how lessons on the football field can help you in everyday life....

    Blog | March 08, 2013
  4. Trending: It's a basketball boy wonder

    Bill Speros

    LeBron James has Nike. Dwight Howard has adidas. Titus Ashby has Thomas the Tank Engine. Ashby, who turned 2 on Jan. 25, is the latest viral sports star on YouTube. The video of his various trick shots was posted on Sunday by his father, Jo...

    Blog | February 06, 2013
  5. Victor Cruz talks Super Bowl, Pepsi ad

    Jared Zwerling

    Could Victor Cruz bust out his trademark salsa dance in front of the world on Super Bowl Sunday? Not only will the New York Giants Pro Bowl wide receiver be in the building in New Orleans, but he's been connected to Roc Nation, the company founded...

    Blog | February 03, 2013
  6. Social media: Super Bowl is tops for 2012

    Maria Burns Ortiz

    From the New York Giants to the San Francisco Giants, the NFL referee lockout to the NHL lockout, #linsanity to #HeIsManziel, 2012 will go down as a win for sports and social media. In recognition of another banner year, here are the top sports a...

    Blog | December 28, 2012
  7. Trending: Fan asks Gabby Douglas to prom

    Bill Speros

    When it comes to his senior prom date, Leon Purvis is going for the gold -- as in two-time Olympic gold-medal winning gymnast Gabrielle Douglas. Purvis, 17, posted a You Tube video last week asking Douglas to be his date for the May 31 Glassboro ...

    Blog | December 17, 2012
  8. Baseball stadiums dominate 'check-ins'

    Bill Speros

    Just checking in. Many users of Facebook are eager to let you know where they are. In 2012, a lot of Facebook users were checking in at baseball stadiums across the country. The social media site released its Top 10 "check-in" sites and Top 1...

    Blog | December 13, 2012
  9. Trending: Victor Cruz wants Pro Bowl spot

    Bill Speros

    New York Giants wide receiver Victor Cruz really wants your vote for the Pro Bowl and isn't afraid to ask for it. Cruz is campaigning for a Pro Bowl spot (vote here) with an aggressive push through social and traditional media. He's posted t...

    Blog | December 12, 2012
  10. Missing the flamboyant wide receiver

    Lynn Hoppes

    Victor Gonzalez still enjoys watching the NFL on TV, but he misses the days of the flamboyant wide receiver. As a kid growing up in Florida 10 years ago, Gonzalez watched the sideline and end-zone antics of Terrell Owens, Joe Horn and Chad Johnson...

    Blog | December 05, 2012
  11. Lawrence Tynes talks Charlie Brown, charity

    Lynn Hoppes

    At 34, New York Giants kicker Lawrence Tynes is one of the oldest players on the defending Super Bowl champions. So, when MetLife asked Tynes to take part in a charity event to recreate an iconic scene from "A Charlie Brown Thanksgiving," Tynes w...

    Blog | November 21, 2012
  12. Social media: Athletes hang out on Google+

    Maria Burns Ortiz

    Hanging out with your favorite player traditionally hasn't been something you could do from the comfort of your living room. But six Jeremy Lin fans got the chance to do just that Tuesday night as the Rockets guard hosted a Google+ hangout. ...

    Blog | November 09, 2012
  13. Kevin Pollak talks 49ers, poker, Tom Cruise

    Sam Alipour

    San Francisco native Kevin Pollak is riding high these days, busy as he is eloquently gloating over his team's World Series triumph. "YAY!!," the actor, comedian and impressionist tweeted shortly after the Giants swept the Tigers -- quickly follow...

    Blog | November 06, 2012
  14. Runners help victims of Hurricane Sandy

    Bill Speros

    Social media played a major role in the effort of the hundreds of would-be New York City marathoners who helped Hurricane Sandy victims on Staten Island. Their efforts were anchored around a New York Runners in Support of Staten Island Facebook page ...

    Blog | November 05, 2012
  15. Social media: Athletes affecting voting?

    Maria Burns Ortiz

    Athletes are perennial and influential pitchmen for products -- from what sneakers to buy to what sports drink to drink to what kind of sleeved blanket to wear. But what about which candidates to vote for? No study has been done yet on the dire...

    Blog | November 02, 2012
  16. What does booing in the NFL say about us?

    Lynn Hoppes

    Boooooo!!!!!! Last Sunday, after the Chicago Bears almost blew the game against the Carolina Panthers, quarterback Jay Cutler said to the media, "I told those guys [in the locker room] it was a boo-worthy performance." Also Sunday, after the Da...

    Blog | November 02, 2012