Jon Lane

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Jon Lane is a veteran reporter covering the New York sports beat and Mixed Martial Arts. His work has appeared in Tapout and MMA Worldwide magazines,,, and You can also follow Jon's New York Yankees coverage by visiting

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Future is now for first-round pick Justin Pugh

How did Pugh react when he found out he would be starting? He said he didn't jump up and down, which was smart considering the way Giants' offensive linemen are getting hurt these days.

Giants 0-for-preseason in red zone

The New York Giants offense has the potential to be explosive, but if Big Blue has any designs on hosting Super Bowl XLVII, their ongoing problems in the red zone must be rectified.

Mike Pope impressed with Giants tight ends

Another season, yet another tight end for Eli Manning and the Giants offense. But the early signs of potential has left tight ends coach Mike Pope impressed.

Mark Herzlich's journey '25 years in the making'

A successful wresting of the Giants' starting middle linebacker position would not be the culmination of a three-year plan, but the end of a long chapter that represents Mark Herzlich's life's work.

Cullen Jenkins comfortable in blue

Signed to a three-year, $8 million contract with the New York Giants in the offseason, Cullen Jenkins is expected to help fortify a Giants run defense that ranked 25th last season (129.1 yards per...

David Baas feeling good after ‘tuneup’

The New York Giants' center is back practicing in a limited capacity and met his goal of being ready for the start of training camp.

Gilbride: Randle 'is going to play a lot'

If the vision of offensive coordinator Kevin Gilbride holds true, second-year wideout Rueben Randle is poised for a breakthrough season.

Manning missing Cruz, Nicks

Eli Manning has been without his two best wide receivers, Victor Cruz and Hakeem Nicks, during New York Giants OTAs, and the quarterback's patience seems to be wearing thin.

CC Sabathia finishes the job and comes up aces


CC Sabathia proves that he is the ace that the Yankees need. Jon Lane talks to Joe Girardi, Sabathia and his teammates on the matter.

Girardi: Go through MLB for Biogenesis answers


"My job is to manage the guys in the clubhouse and I'll continue to do that."

Vernon Wells Interview


Jon Lane sits down with the Yankees' outfielder to discuss the team's recent struggles and his productivity so far this season.

Murphy, Manning developing a rapport

Two weeks after signing a one-year, minimum salary contract with the Giants for $750,000, Louis Murphy headed to Duke to work with his new quarterback, Eli Manning, and fellow wide receivers Victor...

David Adams: "That's unlike me, honestly"


With Kevin Youkilis working his way back to the Bronx, Yankees rookie David Adams sits down with Jon Lane for a review of his first major league tour.

Jeter plays catch for the first time since March


After re-fracturing his ankle in Spring Training, Derek Jeter returned to the baseball field to play catch for the first time, marking another step in his recovery.

Manning missing starters, but others step up

The New York Giants were missing Hakeem Nicks and Victor Cruz on the first day of OTAs on Wednesday, but that just opened the door for the other wide receivers to receive increased repetitions with...

Nets ‘not clicking,’ so Avery Johnson fired


You can spin it anyway you desire, and Nets general manager Billy King told his side of the story during a Thursday afternoon press conference, but Avery Johnson's second stint as a head coach is...

Johnson makes big decision by benching Humphries


"The Little General" slapped life into his starting lineup by slapping Kris Humphries, being paid $12 million a year, to the bench for the foreseeable future.

Brooklyn Nets are broken after 25 games


Hello Brooklyn? The way things are going Kings County may want to say adios, Brooklyn Nets.

Brook Lopez goes through full practice

The Brooklyn Nets received good news to begin their week when center Brook Lopez went through a full practice on Monday.

Giants vs. Falcons analysis: Studs and Duds

The Giants were dominated physically, mentally and emotionally in a 34-0 drubbing in Atlanta, their worst performance of a season slowly slipping away and the worst shutout loss by a defending...

Giants steamrolled by Falcons


Matt Ryan threw for three touchdown passes -- two to Julio Jones including a 40-yard bomb -- to lead the Falcons to a 34-0 win over the listless Giants.

Analysis: Nets must close with consistency


The Nets were poised to win their third straight when they opened the fourth quarter with a 15-4 run, but they were outscored 12-5 over the final 5:37 in suffering an 83-82 loss that amplified two...

Struggling Nets miss Brook Lopez ... on defense

The Brooklyn Nets are 1-4 without starting center Brook Lopez. Somewhat surprisingly it is on the defensive end of the floor where the Nets seem to miss him most.

Giants vs. Saints analysis: Studs and Duds


Destiny still in their hands and with a penchant for doing it the hard way, the Giants crushed the New Orleans Saints, 52-27.

Bellator 83: Featherweight final at Atlantic City

Bellator Fighting Championships returns to Atlantic City this Friday, December 7 headlined by the finals of the featherweight tournament pitting Rad Martinez (14-2-0) against Shahbulat Shamhalaev...

Brook Lopez to miss Friday's game

Brook Lopez is making progress with his foot sprain, but will miss Friday's game against the Golden State Warriors.

Nets can hang, but aren’t elite yet

By the time the game's highest-scoring team (105.1 ppg) was through with a 117-111 win that saw it shoot a blistering 60.6 percent from the floor, the Brooklyn Nets were left with one of those...

Giants vs. Redskins analysis: Studs and Duds


The Giants had a golden opportunity to virtually put away the NFC East with a win over the Washington Redskins on Monday Night Football. Instead, the Giants dropped a 17-16 decision, their third...

Packers vs. Giants analysis: Studs and Duds


The New York Giants said good-bye to November, their least favorite month, but kicking it out the door by whipping the Green Bay Packers' behinds.

Nets looking to swipe first place from Knicks

At 8-4, the Nets are one game out of first place in the Atlantic Division. The team in front of them just happens to be their friends from Manhattan, the New York Knicks.

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