Defending Champions Flex Muscles on the Road

The New York Giants dominated the San Francisco 49ers at Candlestick Park Sunday afternoon, and in doing so, proved that they are still the team to beat in the NFC.

In a rematch of last year’s NFC Championship game, Tom Coughlin’s boys thoroughly dominated Jim Harbaugh’s favored team 26-3. Coughlin used his patented “nobody believes in us” mantra yet again to get his team up for what was supposed to be one of the toughest matchups on its schedule. Continue reading

Thursday Morning with Kevin Marshall

Kevin Marshall is one of the more interesting characters that I’ve had the chance to listen to in person, but it didn’t seem that way when he strolled into the classroom around 9 a.m. on Thursday.

He seemed like the average guest speaker who would come in and drone about nonsense for an hour and then send the class on its way.

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Giants’ Depth Will Prove to be Saving Grace

The New York Giants have been mauled by injuries through the first five games of the 2012 NFL season, but that hasn’t been a problem for the defending Super Bowl champions.

Sunday’s inactive list was about as long as O.J. Simpson’s rap sheet with the Giants missing starters Hakeem Nicks, Kenny Phillips, Keith Rivers, David Diehl and Rocky Bernard (per Giants beat writer Ohm Youngmisuk via Twitter). Backup cornerback Jayron Hosley and reserve wide receiver Ramses Barden were also unavailable against he Cleveland Browns.

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What’s up at Wendy’s?

You wouldn’t be able to tell at first glance, but Wendy’s in the SUNY Albany campus center is one of the school’s primary hubs of action. It is there that students gather to not only eat, but socialize and study. The stale smell of thick beef patties and greasy french fries wafts throughout the dim room, a tantalizing scent that could convince even the healthiest eaters to stray from the path. Continue reading