The National Football League, whose Super Bowl championship game will be played in New Jersey next year, will provide $2 million to rebuild youth playgrounds and gyms damaged by Hurricane Sandy, to help fight obesity in kids.
Former Pro Bowl wide receivers Percy Harvin and Anquan Boldin are on the verge of switching teams as the National Football League’s free-agent signing period begins today with fellow wideouts Mike Wallace, Greg Jennings and Wes Welker among the top players on the market.
Broadway in Manhattan will be turned into the site of a Super Bowl-themed free party next year when the National Football League’s championship game is held at MetLife Stadium across the Hudson River in East Rutherford, New Jersey, New York Mayor Michael Bloomberg said.
The New York Giants took the Super Bowl trophy on a parade up the “Canyon of Heroes” in lower Manhattan and received the keys to New York City as part of today’s two-state celebration of their second National Football League championship in five years.
Tom Coughlin will return as coach of the New York Giants and Leslie Frazier passed his audition with the Minnesota Vikings. The fate of some of their National Football League colleagues isn’t so secure.