Monday, December 29, 2014
Monday, December 02, 2013
Nicholas Dawidoff talks about spending a year with the New York Jets—from early-morning quarterback meetings to late-night conversations. In Collision Low Crossers: A Year Inside the Turbulent World of NFL Football he describes the Combine, the draft, the practices, and the strategy meetings. He profiles the Jets' polarizing head coach, Rex Ryan, the general manager, the coaches, players like the cornerback Darrelle Revis, quarterback Mark Sanchez, and the safeties, linebackers, cornerbacks, and enthusiastic rookies who play the game.
Thursday, August 09, 2012
A judge has dismissed part of a lawsuit filed by the New York Giants and New York Jets to halt a megamall in New Jersey's Meadowlands, though the teams can still file legal challenges.
Tuesday, July 10, 2012
By Bob Hennelly
DreamWorks announced its plans to create an indoor theme park in the New Jersey Meadowlands — the Hollywood studio’s first — that would feature attractions based on its hit productions “Shrek,” “Kung Fu Panda” and others.
Tuesday, July 03, 2012
By Bob Hennelly
Concerns about potential traffic from the expansion of the former Xanadu mega-mall project at the Meadowland has brought together unusual allies: the Sierra Club, the New York Jets and Giants.
Friday, April 13, 2012
By Tracie Hunte : Assistant Producer, WNYC News
Most New Yorkers want to see Mark Sanchez as starting quarterback for the New York Jets over newly acquired Tim Tebow – even though the incumbent QB holds a slim four-point advantage over the former polarizing Denver Bronco, a new poll finds. Who's your favorite New York athlete?
Thursday, February 03, 2011
Mayor Bloomberg, making good on his bet with Pittsburgh's mayor after the New York Jets lost to the Steelers in the AFC championship, unfurled a Steelers "Terrible Towel" at the New York Public Library on Thursday.
Sunday, January 23, 2011
The Jets were knocked out of Super Bowl contention with a devastating loss to the Steelers in Pittsburgh Sunday night.
Friday, January 21, 2011
PHOTOS: Mayor Bloomberg led Jets fans in a Times Square pep rally Thursday night in advance of Gang Green's playoff game against the Pittsburgh Steelers this Sunday. The winner of the match-up will be Super Bowl-bound.
Monday, January 17, 2011
It's considered the best weekend of football, the divisional round of the NFL playoffs. New York Jets head coach, Rex Ryan, has been vocal all week in the runup to Sunday's big game. Many criticized him for talking too much, but his team lived up to all the talk, upsetting the Patriots 28-21.
TN Moving Stories: Mica Officially Becomes Infrastructure Chair, Civil Rights Groups Want Feds to Look at Cali's High Speed Rail, And Ikea's Two-Wheeled Holiday
Thursday, December 09, 2010
By Kate Hinds
Florida Congressman John Mica was elected chairman of the House Committee on Transportation and Infrastructure by a vote of the Republican Conference on Wednesday. (Daytona Beach News-Journal)
New Jersey Transit's board of directors will consider today whether to hire a Washington, D.C., law firm to challenge the FTA's demands that the state return the $271 million allocated for the ARC Tunnel (AP via Wall Street Journal). We'll have more on this later today--stay tuned!
Also today: the New York City Council's Transportation Committee is having an oversight meeting on bicycling in New York. More on that later on today as well.
Civil rights groups are demanding a federal investigation into how California is awarding high-speed rail contracts. "Minority-owned business and small business have been almost totally left out of the planning, engineering and construction of this project," says one businessman. (Los Angeles Times)
The National Transportation Safety Board holds a forum on car seat safety in DC today. And some of the recommendations could mean wholesale changes to how Americans transport their kids--like keeping them in rear-facing car seats longer, and requiring that babies be buckled into car seats on airplanes instead of being held on their parents' laps. (NPR)
Mercedes Benz is testing a system uses night vision to detect pedestrians--then shine an extra beam of light upon them. (Automobile Magazine)
A free agent football player chooses being a train conductor over playing for the Jets. "Fitzhugh said he has been blessed to work with his two childhood passions: football and trains." (WPIX)
Members of Edmonton's Chinese community are concerned that a proposed light rail line going through their neighborhood might destroy the city's energy flow. "It creates a sense of barrier, stopping energy from going to Chinatown," says one Feng Shui master. (Calgary Herald)
Ikea gives out bikes to 12,400 U.S. employees as a way of saying 'thanks for a great year.' (Consumerist)
Monday, December 06, 2010
New Yorkers are crossing their fingers in anticipation of the game that will decide who's the top team in the NFL. The Jets are on the road to play the Patriots Monday night and hoping to busting the Patriot's 25-home game winning streak.