Jeff Freier

  • joined May 21, 2010
  • last login Jun 12, 2014
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Jeff Freier is the author of "Jets Underground: Wahoo, Joe Willie, and the Swingin', Swaggerin' World of Gang Green." He's has been blogging about New York sports since 2008. He lives in New Jersey with his wife and daughter.

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Steelers vs. Giants: What's the history?


Two of the oldest and most accomplished football franchises meet on Sunday, when the Pittsburgh Steelers take on the New York Giants at MetLife Stadium. They are owned by two of the great families...

The NYC Marathon should be postponed


We know sports and games can uplift, they can heal, they can give people a brief spurt of joy, a respite from real-world troubles. We saw it with Mike Piazza's post-9/11 home run at Shea Stadium,...

Where are the Giants & Jets after week 8?


Everything that could go wrong went wrong for the New York Jets in their 30-9 loss to the Miami Dolphins, while things began to snowball in disastrous fashion for the New York Giants before they...

Who are the Nets' all-time PPG leaders?


The future is finally here for the Brooklyn Nets. They've wandered from New Jersey to Long Island back to New Jersey and have now landed in their new home at the Barclays Center. Deron Williams...

Who is SB Nation NY's unsung hero of the week?


Stevie Brown and Jason Pierre-Paul were the standout stars in the New York Giants' squeak-by-'em 29-24 win over the Dallas Cowboys on Sunday, with their bushel of interceptions, a fumble recovery,...

Can the Islanders return to glory in Brooklyn?

We once lived in a world where the New York Mets were more popular than the New York Yankees, where cigarette smoke filled restaurants, bars and airplanes (and we liked it), where O.J. Simpson made...

Are expectations for Yankees, Jets & Giants fair?


The New York Yankees' loss to the Detroit Tigers in the American League Championship Series was met with outrage by Yankee fans along with some corners of the media. They were expected to win, but...

Vote! Which Giants divisional foe is most hated?


The New York Giants are in the midst of consecutive games against division rivals. They edged the Washington Redskins, 27-23, this past Sunday and face the Dallas Cowboys this weekend. And less...

Brooklyn is back! The top 5 Brooklyn heroes of old


In honor of major league sports returning to Brooklyn for the first time since the Dodgers played their final game at Ebbets Field on Sept. 24, 1957, with the Nets about to make their debut at the...

Can Giants & Jets keep up their winning ways?


On Sunday, the New York Giants dominated the San Francisco 49ers, easily routing them, 26-3, while the New York Jets did the same in their 35-9 victory over the Indianapolis Colts. The Giants were...

Vote! Should Yanks' ALCS failure lead to firings?

Things don't look promising for the New York Yankees in their ALCS vs. the Detroit Tigers. With the exception of three ninth-inning home runs, the Yankees haven't scored a run in the series, no...

What's the answer for the Yankees? Play like Jeter


The New York Yankees are not only missing Derek Jeter in the ALCS vs. the Detroit Tigers, but they're lacking the qualities that has made the shortstop the success he's been. Jeter's been lauded...

Who are the top 5 winningest Giants coaches?

With the New York Giants' surprisingly dominant victory over the San Francisco 49ers on Sunday, Tom Coughlin moved up a notch on the franchise's all-time wins list. Coughlin is the 17th Giants head...

History? Sunday's Giants & Jets matchups have it


The New York Giants and New York Jets take on conference rivals this Sunday, and both have plenty of history against their opponents. The Giants and San Francisco 49ers staged some epic, brutal...

Can A-Rod & Swisher do what CC & Bradshaw did?


When the New York Giants defeated the Cleveland Browns, 41-27, it was the redemption of two players who led the way in the victory. The New York Yankees opened their ALDS with the Baltimore Orioles...

Vote! Who's to blame for Jets' downfall?

Mark Sanchez or Tim Tebow? Tim Tebow or Mark Sanchez? One or the other. Well, as SB Nation New York's Chris Celletti so eloquently put it, the New York Jets' problems go deeper than that. In Rex...

5 memorable Yankees-Orioles games? Here they are


The New York Yankees and Baltimore Orioles are even after two games, and with a day off we'll take a breather from the ALDS for a little background and history to this AL East rivalry. The two...

What are the keys to the Jets' & Giants' success?


The question for the New York Jets should not be: Mark Sanchez or Tim Tebow? Instead, it should be: How about Mark Sanchez and Tim Tebow? With two of their most talented players, in Darrelle Revis...

All 4 NY baseball teams have played in tiebreakers


Friday night is the debut of baseball's new wild card system, with a one-game-and-you're-out scenario. The New York Yankees have almost clinched the American League East, needing one more win or a B...

Do you like the new wild card format? Vote now.


The New York Yankees control their own destiny thanks to Raul Ibanez, but they're not quite out of the woods yet, needing one more win or a Baltimore Orioles loss on Wednesday to clinch the AL...

Derek Jeter has 200 hits for the eighth time

Let's take a break from the New York Yankees-Baltimore Orioles division-race pressure cooker and acknowledge and honor Derek Jeter's incredible season. The Yankee shortstop has topped 200 hits yet...

Goodell, Bettman and Selig: fleecing the fans


Roger Goodell, Gary Bettman and Bud Selig leave a lot to be desired as commissioners of their respective sports.

Who do you trust? Sabathia, Kuroda or Pettitte?

The New York Yankees are in the middle of a pennant race with the Baltimore Orioles. If you had to chose, which current starting pitcher are you taking in the big game?

The top 5: New York Mets all-time hits leaders

There aren't too many reasons to watch the New York Mets play these days. R.A. Dickey's pursuit of 20 wins and a possible Cy Young award is just about it. Matt Harvey is done, so that's out. But...

Jets And Mets: Thanks, Miami, For All The Wins


The two New York teams weren't very good, but they went a combined 4-0 vs. Miami this weekend.

Andy Pettitte & R.A. Dickey: The Older The Better


Pettitte provides the Yankees stability, Dickey provides Met fans a reason to watch.

Giants And Jets Week 2: A Reversal Of Fortune


There are 21 NFL teams with a 1-1 record.

The Question Of The Week: What Should The Jets Do With Tim Tebow?


Tim Tebow was only given three snaps in the New York Jets' loss to the Pittsburgh Steelers on Sunday. After having success moving the ball in the first half, the Jets' offense stalled for the final...

The Top 5: New York Giants Single-Game Passing-Yard Leaders


Three Giant QBs have thrown for over 500 yards in a game.

Mark Sanchez And New York Jets Quarterbacks In Their Fourth Season


A look back at the other four homegrown Jet QBs to have made it to a fourth season.

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