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Eli Manning Is a Giant Albatross

  In 2007 and 2011, the New York football Giants had 16 players who performed on both teams and have two Super Bowl rings to show for it. However the Giants have long gotten rid of every player on those teams…except one.    The coaching staff was let go after the 2015 season and the General Manager was fired at the …

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The Myth of Eli Manning

  There is a treasured myth among New York football fans that Eli Manning is a Hall of Famer. The only thing more of a joke than that is the fact that Manning is still the starting quarterback for the New York Football Giants. A franchise that has been run into the ground mainly because of him. The only factor …

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The myth of Eli Manning

    There is a treasured myth among New York football fans that Eli Manning is a Hall of Famer. The only thing more of a joke than that is the fact that Manning is still the starting quarterback for the New York Football Giants. A franchise that has been run into the ground mainly because of him. The only …

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Former Knicks find new life in Toronto

    Inside of Scotiabank Arena in Toronto, Ontario, about 45 minutes before the home team Raptors take on the New York Knicks, an unassuming tall man with glasses, wearing a three quarters length leather jacket, can be seen talking to a few people on the baseline next to the visiting bench before walking with a slightly noticeable limp to …

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A Soldiers Son Takes a Knee

  Much of the time a love for the game of baseball begins with influence from a father to the son. It is a sport where you have to understand its subtleties to have an appreciation for it. More so than the other two premier sports in the county that move at a faster pace. That is how Bruce Maxwell …

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Pelham Fritz League Part 3

Pelham Fritz Basketball League Part 3 from Jabari Bishop on Vimeo. In parts one and two of the Pelham Fritz Basketball League, we caught up with the originators of the league. In part three, thesportscapital caught up with some of the players. We got their thoughts on the league, their basketball journey and got some insight into their personal lives

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Pelham Fritz Basketball League Part 2

Pelham Fritz Elders Part 2 from Jabari Bishop on Vimeo. In part one of our coverage of the Pelham Fritz Basketball League, Thesportscapital caught up with Darryl Downing and league commisioner Larry House to discuss the origins of the league. In the second edition we spoke to Melvin Harold Bethea and former Cincinnati Royal Guard Bob McCullough to shed more …

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Pelham Fritz Basketball League Part 1

The sportscapital.net headed out to the celebrated Pelham Fritz basketball 38+ year old league. In part one of our coverage of the popular basketball league in Harlem, we caught up with a couple of the elder statesmen of the league to touch on its origins and it’s meaning to the community. PFBL Part 1 from Jabari Bishop on Vimeo.

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Eli Manning Is a Giant Albatross

  In 2007 and 2011, the New York football Giants had 16 players who performed on both teams and have two Super Bowl rings to show for it. However the Giants have long gotten rid of every player on those teams…except one.    The coaching staff was let go after the 2015 season and the General Manager was fired at the …

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The Myth of Eli Manning

  There is a treasured myth among New York football fans that Eli Manning is a Hall of Famer. The only thing more of a joke than that is the fact that Manning is still the starting quarterback for the New York Football Giants. A franchise that has been run into the ground mainly because of him. The only factor …

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The myth of Eli Manning

    There is a treasured myth among New York football fans that Eli Manning is a Hall of Famer. The only thing more of a joke than that is the fact that Manning is still the starting quarterback for the New York Football Giants. A franchise that has been run into the ground mainly because of him. The only …

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Former Knicks find new life in Toronto

    Inside of Scotiabank Arena in Toronto, Ontario, about 45 minutes before the home team Raptors take on the New York Knicks, an unassuming tall man with glasses, wearing a three quarters length leather jacket, can be seen talking to a few people on the baseline next to the visiting bench before walking with a slightly noticeable limp to …

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A Soldiers Son Takes a Knee

  Much of the time a love for the game of baseball begins with influence from a father to the son. It is a sport where you have to understand its subtleties to have an appreciation for it. More so than the other two premier sports in the county that move at a faster pace. That is how Bruce Maxwell …

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Where Are The Black Managers In Major League Baseball?

  Today of the 30 Major League Baseball teams Lloyd McClendon of the Seattle Mariners is currently the only black manager.  There have been just a total of 14 in the history of MLB to even get the oppurtunity to manage a ball club.  We speak with McClendon along with former black managers, and black coaches who are still trying to …

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The New York Yankees honored Paul O’Neil with a plaque in monument park this past weekend. Recently I sat down with the man whom the Yankees traded to Cincinnati back after the 1992 season for O;Neil Mr. Roberto Kelly who was the Yankees only All-star in 1992.

Former New York Yankee Roberto Kelly talks to us about what it was like being a Yankees prospect signed out of Panama and the only Yankee all-star in 1992 only to be traded for Paul O’Neil after the season who went on to become a great Yankee.

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Pacers on Indiana’s Religious Freedom Act

We speak with Indiana Pacers Chris Copeland and David West along with Indiana Pacers color commentator Quinn Buckner who was also the co-captain of the 1976 Indiana University Men’s basketball team who are the last team to win a championship going through the entire season undefeated.

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J.R. & Shump Revel In Their Return To Broadway

On January 5th the New York Knicks mired in the worse season of its franchise’s history traded J.R. Smith and Iman Shumpert to the Cleveland Cavaliers.  On Sunday February 22nd the two returned to Madison Square Garden to take on their former team.  They and the Cavaliers put on a show and we were right there to speak with them …

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Dr. King On The Mind At MSG

  On Martin Luther King Day his memory was alive at Madison Square Garden.  We speak with a member of the only two championship teams in Knicks history, Walt Clyde Frazier, who was a young man when Dr. King was making his impact and leaving his mark in the United States and this world.  Clyde had great things to say …

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Lebron and Cavaliers Speak on Eric Garner

Last week Lebron James and the Cleveland Cavaliers were in New York City the same day that the much controversial decision was handed down by a Staten Island Grandy Jury not to indict a police officer responsible for 43 year old Eric Garner’s unnecessary death last July.  With people up in arms throughout the city it was unquestionably the biggest …

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