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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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Giants vs. Redskins: What's the history?

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Will Ryan's days end bizarrely like in Jets past?

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Who were the top 5 stars in the Knicks-Nets game?

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This week's unsung hero plays in Brooklyn

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The New York Giants host the Green Bay Packers on Sunday night, and the two teams are, of course, two of the most storied franchises in the history of the NFL. The names associated with the Giants...

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Thanksgiving is upon us once again, which means it's time to watch March of the Wooden Soldiers on WPIX on Thursday morning, followed by eating too much turkey, drinking too much booze and watching...

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