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Could TE Colt Lyerla Find Himself Removed from Giants’ Draft Board Over Sandy Hook Comments?
February 27th, 2014 at 9:00 AM
The New York Giants are in need of a new tight end now that the contract of Brandon Myers has been voided, making him an unrestricted free agent. But when the 2014 NFL Draft rolls around, don't expect Big Blue to replace him with Oregon tight end Colt Lyerla, who...

New York Giants WR Victor Cruz Helps Bullied Gay Teen Overcome Locker-Room Fear: Video
January 9th, 2014 at 10:00 AM
New York Giants wide receiver Victor Cruz has never been shy about community outreach. He often spends much of his free time helping with charities, visiting children's hospitals and, when the country was gripped in sorrow following the Sandy Hook Elementary School shooting in December of 2012, Cruz was there...

One Year After Tragedy, New York Giants WR Victor Cruz Again Plans to Honor Sandy Hook Victims
December 15th, 2013 at 9:00 AM
It's almost hard to believe that it's been one year since the awful tragedy that befell Sandy Hook Elementary School in Newtown, CT. But it was in the aftermath of that evil that the Nation once again came together, and people from all walks of life sent their prayers and...

New York Giants’ Victor Cruz Apologizes for Tweet Following George Zimmerman Verdict
July 15th, 2013 at 6:30 AM
The George Zimmerman verdict has sparked an intense reaction from athletes, mostly in disbelief that Zimmerman was allowed to walk away freely from the courtroom. We at Giants 101 are not here to give our opinions on the case, but regardless, the loss of a human life in nearly any capacity...

The Sandy Ground: Where Angels Play Ground-Breaking Ceremony for Jack Pinto Shows Resilience
April 6th, 2013 at 6:30 AM
For those in attendance, the morning started as a somber, overcast Friday driving into a New Jersey shore town devastated by Hurricane Sandy. Much of said destruction was still visible and undoubtedly in the midst of much-needed repair, as empty lots were present where homes once stood. Fireman’s Park on...

Sandy Ground Playground, Memorializing Jack Pinto, Will Have Groundbreaking Ceremony on April 5th
March 30th, 2013 at 11:30 AM
In mid-February, it was revealed that the New Jersey Firefighters Mutual Benevolent Association would begin building a series of themed playgrounds to honor the victims of the Sandy Hook Elementary School shootings, while also benefiting the victims of Hurricane Sandy. One of the playgrounds planned is a Giants-themed park dedicated...

Sandy Hook Victim, Jack Pinto, Will Have New York Giants-Themed Playground Built in His Honor
February 17th, 2013 at 7:30 AM
New Jersey's largest firefighter union is giving back to all of the towns devastated by Superstorm Sandy, and doing so in a way that will also honor the 26 victims of December's shootings at Sandy Hook Elementary School. The union plans to build 26 playgrounds spread out over New York (10),...

New York Giants’ Victor Cruz Visits Newtown, Home of Jack Pinto
December 19th, 2012 at 8:15 AM
***PHOTO1*** New York Giants wide receiver Victor Cruz is an incredible football player. He has great hands, can outrun any defender and already has a Super Bowl ring. However, his actions towards the family of Jack Pinto, a six-year-old victim of the Sandy Hook Elementary School shooting who was buried...

Jack Pinto Laid to Rest in Jersey of New York Giants WR Victor Cruz
December 17th, 2012 at 1:00 PM
At this very moment, the parents of Jack Pinto are doing the unimaginable. They are burying their six-year-old son, who was a victim of Friday's mass shooting at Sandy Hook Elementary School in Newtown, Connecticut. Young Jack, a huge fan of the New York Football Giants, will be among the first...