Odell Beckham Misses Giants OTAs

By Matt Loughlin

Odell Beckham, Jr. is in the news again.

The Giants began their organized team activities (OTAs) this week and Beckham did not to participate. Mind you, he doesn’t have to. OTAs are strictly voluntary and Beckham is well within his rights to stay away.

(This story was edited on Friday, May 26, 2017 at 8:09 am to correct the fact that Beckham was not the only Giant to miss OTAs. Olivier Vernon missed all three sessions while Owa Odighizuwa missed one.)

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Stick Taps For Marc-Andre Fleury

By Matt Loughlin

You can’t clap your hands if you’re wearing heavily-padded leather gloves so hockey players tap their sticks on the ice when they want to show their appreciation for someone.

Considering he was expected to be no more than a spectator in the Stanley Cup playoffs, Pittsburgh goaltender Marc-Andre Fleury deserves a serious round of stick taps from his Penguins teammates as Pitt finds itself one win away from advancing to the Eastern Conference finals.

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The Devils Win The Draft Lottery. Now What?

By Matt Loughlin

After suffering through one of the worst seasons in team history, the fortunes of the New Jersey Devils took a turn for the better on Saturday night when the Devils won the NHL’s draft lottery giving New Jersey the number one pick in June’s draft.

“This is a great day for our franchise, and to pick first overall, to have that for our Devils’ fans and our organization, is great news,” said team General Manager Ray Shero in a release.

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Second Round NHL Playoff Preview

By Matt Loughlin

One round down, three to go before the NHL crowns its next Stanley Cup champion. And what a first round it was with 18 games decided in overtime and one HUGE upset (Nashville sweeping Chicago, the first-ever sweep of a first-seed by an eighth-seed).

With the preliminary round out of the way, let’s take a look what lies ahead in the conference semis.

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NJ Track And Field Family Mourns Death Of Tom Fleming

By Matt Loughlin

“Somewhere, someone in the world is training when you are not. When you race him, he will win.” –Tom Fleming

Tom Fleming, a towering figure in New Jersey track and field history, died yesterday from a heart attack while coaching at a meet in Verona. He was 65 years old and was a long-time coach at Montclair Kimberley Academy.

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