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.
There’s nothing new to report on it, Mike ... I mean, these things take time and I’ve said repeatedly that I believe we’ll get it done, and I still believe that. But sometimes you just have to be patient and let these things play themselves out. And at some point I hope we are able to reach an agreement, because we certainly want him back on this team.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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Patriots’ Robert Kraft, other NFL owners in cold-weather cities, will watch upcoming Super Bowl intently
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; MetLife Stadium 5/22/13 from Boston.com Read more »
Quick hits from owners meetings
would be a change that would take NFL coaches and front offices out of their routine, and on Tuesday, New York Giants owner John Mara addressed the possibility that it may ruffle the feathers of those on the football side. "Every time you change something, from ESPN Read more »
Giants owner John Mara on changing NFL calendar: 'I don't think it's a big deal'
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 activities over a longer from Boston.com Read more »
Victor Cruz contract buzz increases
NFL Network reported on Tuesday night "that the next few days are viewed as important, with talks planned." Giants co-owner John Mara has continually expressed optimism that a deal will get done and there certainly seems to be no reason to believe anything from ESPN Read more »
To Manning, Cruz's silence is right move
Mara has preached patience. Eli Manning has told his teammate he can’t wait for him to be back. Justin Tuck has said he understands, and Hakeem Nicks has done his best to avoid the subject. Over the last few weeks, plenty of people close to the Giants organization from New York Daily News Read more »