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Michael Strahan on Tom Coughlin: 'I hated him'

Marc Anthony talks to Kelly Ripa and Michael

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Giants fans nostalgic for happier times are encouraged to watch the next episode of a “A Football Life’’ on the NFL Network at 9 p.m. Tuesday, as the series profiles a morning TV chat show host who in a previous life tackled football players for a living.

Michael Strahan is in fine Strahan form throughout the hour-long show, demonstrating the charisma that made him a world-class quote as a...

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'Hard Knocks' won't go unanswered

Justin Tuck walks off the field after a

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The most important NFL-related media news Tuesday was the premiere of PBS’ documentary “League of Denial,’’ which dealt with the serious business of concussions.

But the strangest development came earlier that day with word owners had passed a resolution that would make it possible for teams to be forced into appearing on HBO’s training camp show “Hard Knocks,’’ absent volunteers.

There...

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Justin Tuck goes hunting in Argentina

Justin Tuck of the New York Giants walks

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Bows and arrows are strictly forbidden on NFL fields, but the Giants’ Justin Tuck got to show off his bowhunting skills on an offseason trip to Argentina that will be featured the next two Friday nights on the Sportsman Channel.

Tuck is the guest star on “Bowhunter TV,’’ joining host Mike Carney in search of big game.

A news release about the program said Tuck “finds himself face to...

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Antrel on a roll for WFAN

Antrel Rolle looks on during a preseaosn game

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There have been many memorable guests in a quarter century of New York sports radio, notably Boomer Esiason, who went from appearances on “Mike and the Mad Dog’’ as a player to becoming a WFAN host himself.

But no paid weekly visitor has delivered more colorfully and consistently than Giants defensive back Antrel Rolle during his three seasons on WFAN’s midday show with Joe Benigno and Evan...

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