Tom Rock has been a Newsday reporter since 1996 and began covering the Giants in 2008.
Prior to becoming the Giants beat writer, Tom covered the Jets for two seasons and was an outdoors columnist and covered high school and college sports.
He won the 2006 Long Island Press Club daily sports reporting award, was cited in the book “Best American Sportswriting of 2006,” and won second place in the Boating Writers International writing competition. Tom grew up in Levittown, is a 1991 graduate of Division Avenue High School, and a 1995 graduate of C.W. Post.
Mike Tomlin was fined $100,000 by the NFL for getting too close to the field in last week’s Steelers game against the Ravens. In the preseason, Tom Coughlin was flagged for a 15-yard penalty for a somewhat similar infraction in the game against the Colts.
“Right now there’s such a premium on: ‘You better stay off the white! You better stay off the white!’” Coughlin said, referring to the broad...Read more »