Neil Best leaves no stone unturned in the world of sports media.
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...Read more »
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...Read more »
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...Read more »
So Tuesday I spoke to Lawrence Taylor both on the phone and later in person regarding the Showtime documentary about him – “LT: The Life & Times’’ – that premieres Friday.
More about that later in the week, but for now here is his colorful – if predictable – response when I asked him what he thinks of the way rules have changed in the name of player safety and whether he could have adapted...Read more »