Archive for January 6th, 2009

Tuesday, January 6th, 2009
Giants Rumors & News

Would the Giants have rather played the Arizona Cardinals this Sunday? Probably. Would Giants fans feel more comfortable if Big Blue were facing the Cards? Most likely. But, come on, Giants vs. Eagles is way more fun. An old-fashioned NFC East smackdown will surely be a step up in entertainment value and quality football. Let Carolina play Arizona. The Eagles have now become the team the Giants are supposed to be scared of. Remember just a few short weeks ago when everyone was saying the Cowboys are the one team that can beat the Giants in the Meadowlands in January? Oops, that didn’t work out. Now it’s the Eagles’ turn. But they’ve earned it, winning four out of their last five, and beating Minnesota last week (with a lot of help from the Vikings, though).

The Giants and Eagles have already met twice this season, but you can pretty much throw those games out the window. In the Giants’ victory on November 9th, the Eagles weren’t the same Eagles …

Hot Stove Name That Knick Quiz

Knicks Rumors & News

See how well you know some of the Knicks greatest and not-so-greatest players. Name the player that goes along with each clue. The answers will be posted tomorrow.

1. He is the only Knick to win the MVP.

2. He was the last Knick to wear #33 before Patrick Ewing.

3. This former Knick was selected with the second overall pick by the Baltimore Bullets in the 1967 draft.

4. Patrick Ewing was the first overall pick in 1985. This Knick was selected in the second round by the team that year.

5. He went to Princeton.

6. He won the Sixth Man of the Year award in 1994-95.

7. This present Knick was drafted in the first round in 2000 by the Los Angeles Clippers.

8. He has the Knicks single-season steals record.

9. He came in second in the MVP voting in 1983-84.

10. This former Knick was the first overall pick in the 1991 draft.

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