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Jeff Freier

Columnist

Jeff Freier is the author of “Jets Underground: Wahoo, Joe Willie, and the Swingin’, Swaggerin’ World of Gang Green,” published by Triumph Books. He’s been writing about New York sports since 2008, and has previously written for Sports Radio New York.com and Hot Stove New York.com. He lives in New Jersey with his wife and daughter.

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Eagles vs. Giants: What's the history?

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Philadelphia vs. New York equals intense hatred, in whatever sport or rivalry one chooses. Flyers-Rangers, 76ers-Knicks, Phillies-Mets and even the old Philadelphia A's and Yankees were rivals. In...

What were the Top 5 NY sports stories of 2012?

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While trying to whittle down the top New York sports stories of 2012 to a measly five, plenty of worthy stories won't make the cut. The city's most storied franchise, the New York Yankees, did not...

Giants vs. Ravens: What's the history?

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Ok, this is going to be short. And painful. There's not much history between the New York Giants and Baltimore Ravens, and what history exists heavily favors the Ravens. There's plenty of history...

Dickey's exit: Can the Mets emulate the Knicks?

Jeremy Lin mesmerized a city, and to a certain extent the world, for a month or so last winter, helping to drag the New York Knicks out of the muck they were stuck in and into contention. He became...

R.A. Dickey may be gone but he won't be forgotten

R.A. Dickey spent three productive -- and at times magical -- years with the New York Mets (of course they weren't magical for the Mets, just Dickey). He was a fan favorite, he was the team's best...

Linsanity returns: What does Houston think of Lin?

Jeremy Lin and the Houston Rockets visit Madison Square Garden to face the New York Knicks Monday, bring Lin back to New York for the first time. With that in mind, here is a Q&A with Patrick...

Giants vs. Falcons: What's the history?

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The New York Giants head down to Georgia on Sunday to take on the Atlanta Falcons. The two teams are deadlocked in the all-time regular-season series, with 10 wins apiece. The one difference is...

The Yankees' anti-Boss ways may be for the best

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The New York Yankees are taking a very un-George Steinbrenner course these days. Where is the spending spree? Where is the winning at all costs? Where is the angry demand for a World Champion after...

Knicks-Nets: Classic NY-Brooklyn rivalries of old

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The New York Knicks and Brooklyn Nets are in the fledgling stages of another New York-Brooklyn rivalry, with round two coming on Tuesday night. The Brooklyn Dodgers and New York Giants were the No....

Chandler's game meshes with Knick 3-point barrage

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The New York Knicks' offense often comes down to long-range bombs behind the three-point line or a Tyson Chandler dunk. And the two are, of course, interrelated. The ball is spread around, with...

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