NEW YORK, NY - MARCH 14: John Adams, Peter Lehner, Ian Somerhalder, Steve Tisch, Frances Beinecke, and John Mara attend the 2013 Natural Resources Defense Council Game Changer Awards at the Mandarin Oriental Hotel on March 14, 2013 in New York City.
Dave was always a guy that I admired from afar, and when we had an opportunity to add him to the Giants' broadcast team – when John Mara brought him back to the Giants family – it was a treat to work with Dave
Dave Jennings was one of the all-time great Giants ... He was a valued member of the Giants family for more than 30 years as a player and a broadcaster, and we were thrilled to include him in our Ring of Honor. More importantly, he was an outstanding person who battled his illness with rare courage and dignity. We will miss him dearly.More quotes »
John Mara: Changes to draft date could be "for the long haul"
draft to that time of the year permanently.I think if we do it were going to do it for the long haul, Giants president and CEO John Mara said of the adjustment this morning when he entered the meetings, but that remains to be seen.The league does not need Read more »
Weather, politics all up in the air for Super Bowl XLVIII
cities.I assume that if we do a good job with ours that other cities will put bids in, Giants president and CEO John Mara said. Why not?Tisch offered a best- and worst-case scenario as it relates to the Super Bowl.I would like cold, blue sky, a great sort Read more »
John Mara talks Cruz, minority hiring, Pugh and his "respect the board" philosophy
Cruz has yet to sign with the Giants, but John Mara thinks its just a matter of time before the two sides agree to a new contract.Im pretty confident we will end up reaching a deal with him, the Giants president and CEO said on NFL Network on Tuesday. This Read more »
John Mara says deal with Victor Cruz eventually will 'get done'
at least one person involved in the discussions is optimistic."It'll get done at some point,'' Giants president and CEO John Mara said Monday night. "Just be patient.''Mara was at the Big Brothers Big Sisters Sidewalks of New York gala in Manhattan, where Read more »
John Mara's nephew faces first-degree assault, breach of peace charges
22-year-old nephew of New York Giants owner John Mara is facing arraignment on charges he hit a man in the head with a bottle during a New Year's Eve party.The nephew, also named John Mara, is scheduled to appear Tuesday in Bridgeport Superior Court. His attorney, Read more »
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Former Giants All-Pro punter Jennings dies at 61
Former New York Giants All-Pro punter Dave Jennings died on Wednesday at the age of 61, the team confirmed. Jennings had been battling Parkinson's disease since 1996. "Dave Jennings was one of the all-time great Giants," Giants president John Mara said i 6/19/13 from CBS Sports Read more »
Giants, Jets sue again over NJ megamall plans
NEW YORK (AP) — The New York Giants and New York Jets refiled a lawsuit Thursday to stop developers from expanding a planned $3 billion megamall near MetLife Stadium, placing another roadblock in front of a project that already has endured 10 years of fa from Kens5.com San Antonio Read more »
Patriots’ Robert Kraft, other NFL owners in cold-weather cities, will watch upcoming Super Bowl intently
Robert Kraft is used to rooting against John Mara in February. But this February, Kraft will be Mara’s biggest fan – assuming the Patriots and Giants don’t meet again in the big game. New York/New Jersey will be the site of a ground-breaking Super Bowl; from Boston.com Read more »
Quick hits from owners meetings
BOSTON -- While the biggest news out of Tuesday's owners meetings in Boston was Super Bowls L and LI being awarded to San Francisco and Houston, there were a few other nuggets of note: Kraft stresses value of in-stadium experience. One of the cornerstone from ESPN Read more »
Giants owner John Mara on changing NFL calendar: 'I don't think it's a big deal'
The NFL offseason calendar might drastically change next offseason after going largely unchanged over the last two decades. But Giants owner John Mara has a message for critics of the plan to push back the NFL Draft to May and stretch out the offseason a from Boston.com Read more »