The Giants’ most frustrating player got exposed — again

The Giants’ most frustrating player got exposed — again

From the “you-can’t-make-this-up” department: On the Giants’ first offensive play of the season … Ereck Flowers was called for a tripping penalty. On the Giants’ third 2018 offensive play from scrimmage … Flowers was called for a holding penalty that took place…

Jets O-lineman put in the work and has shot at breakout season

Jets O-lineman put in the work and has shot at breakout season

Kelvin Beachum knew Brandon Shell was getting serious about his NFL career when he learned the offensive tackle had traveled to Dallas to train and spend time with fellow Jets guard Brian Winters and later visited with veteran Jaguars offensive tackle Jermey…

This is exactly what Nike was thinking on Colin Kaepernick ad

This is exactly what Nike was thinking on Colin Kaepernick ad

Talk of Nike Inc. sales taking a hit from the company’s decision to put ex–NFL player Colin Kaepernick at the center of its latest “Just Do It” campaign is looking overblown, based on data from a Silicon Valley digital commerce research company….

Eagles found a way to mock Tom Brady in opening win

Eagles found a way to mock Tom Brady in opening win

Now, that’s how you catch a football. The Eagles turned momentum in their season-opening 18-12 win over the Falcons on Thursday night thanks to a play the Patriots ran against them in the Super Bowl. Except, in the Patriots’ Super Bowl defeat…

Giants will start the Saquon Barkley-era off with a loss

Giants will start the Saquon Barkley-era off with a loss

Blezow back in the house for a 25th season of handicapping NFL games in the Post’s Bettor’s Guide. When I started in this space in 1994, Bill Belichick was coaching the Browns, who became the Ravens … today’s Browns didn’t exist, nor…

Why Sam Darnold protectors are Jets’ biggest question mark

Why Sam Darnold protectors are Jets’ biggest question mark

The Jets’ starting offensive line did not play one snap together this preseason. The unit’s members barely practiced together. Now, they face Ezekiel Ansah and the Lions on Monday night. The biggest question mark facing the Jets offense on Monday may not…

Tiki Barber plots ambitious next broadcasting phase

Tiki Barber plots ambitious next broadcasting phase

If Tiki Barber is anything, he is ambitious. In his second act as a media personality, Barber co-hosts a daily national sports talk show. He will do analysis on radio for a few college football games. And, this Sunday, he will be…

Tony Holm fantasy football chat: Thursday, noon ET

Tony Holm fantasy football chat: Thursday, noon ET

The drafts are all in the books and it's finally time for the games to count. Welcome to the regular season, fantasy football owners.  Even though you put together your best roster on draft day, there are always a few tweaks possible…

Nothing blindsided NFL can do about Kaepernick commercials

Nothing blindsided NFL can do about Kaepernick commercials

Nike is treating the NFL like a defenseless receiver being smashed by an intimidating free safety. Sources have told The Post the league was caught “off-guard” by Nike’s decision to use Colin Kaepernick in its latest campaign ad. Executives who have worked…

This will be Odell Beckham’s $95 million moment of truth

This will be Odell Beckham’s $95 million moment of truth

He was relaxed and reflective and smiling that $95 million smile as he stood at his new locker, a short slant from Eli Manning, years removed from his infamous throw-down with Josh Norman that magnified the bull’s-eye on his back for all…

Why Giants will open season as one of NFL’s mystery teams

Why Giants will open season as one of NFL’s mystery teams

The Giants, after much maneuvering, are what we thought they were. The machinations that finally resulted in a finished 53-man roster did nothing to alter what this mystery team will look like Sunday, when it takes the field to face the powerhouse…

Now Giants cut, replace Romeo Okwara as overhaul continues

Now Giants cut, replace Romeo Okwara as overhaul continues

The Giants continue to discard players who were with them last season and this entire spring and summer and sign outsiders to their revolving-door roster. Tuesday’s transaction was the addition of John Jenkins, a 29-year-old defensive tackle, and the waiving of Romeo…

The Patriots may still not be over the Jimmy Garoppolo trade

The Patriots may still not be over the Jimmy Garoppolo trade

One day, the Patriots may rue the decision to trade Jimmy Garoppolo, and some in the organization may see that day coming. ESPN insider Adam Schefter believes that to be the case. “I’m sure there is some [regret]. Jimmy Garoppolo is going…

Jets officially begin the Sam Darnold era

Jets officially begin the Sam Darnold era

It’s official. Jets coach Todd Bowles named rookie Sam Darnold as his starting quarterback on Monday. Darnold will get the start next Monday in Detroit, becoming the youngest quarterback to open the season as a starter since the NFL/AFL merger. Darnold beat…

Baby Gaines, Meet Football. Football, Meet Baby Gaines

Baby Gaines, Meet Football. Football, Meet Baby Gaines

Crew Gaines is already a fan of football, well, sort of. On Sept. 1, Joanna and Chip Gaines shared Instagram photos with their youngest child attending his first football game at Baylor University. Based on the pictures the happy parents shared, Crew…

Gareth Southgate jokes he may never wear a waistcoat again ahead of England’s Nations League bow

Gareth Southgate jokes he may never wear a waistcoat again ahead of England’s Nations League bow

Thousands flocked to Marks and Spencer's in the summer to buy their branded waistcoat after the England boss wore the attire while guiding the Three Lions to the World Cup semi-finals. The supermarket giant described it as the "Southgate effect" with famous celebrities even…

Danica Patrick celebrates Aaron Rodgers’ monster contract

Danica Patrick celebrates Aaron Rodgers’ monster contract

Danica Patrick is breaking out the bubbly. After boyfriend Aaron Rodgers and the Packers agreed to terms Wednesday on a four-year extension worth up to $134 million, the retired race car driver kicked off the celebrations with Armand De Brignac Brut Gold…

Red Star Belgrade fans invade pitch and rip shirts off their own players after unlikely Champions League comeback

Red Star Belgrade fans invade pitch and rip shirts off their own players after unlikely Champions League comeback

Fans from the Serbian side invaded the pitch at full-time after producing a stunning comeback to knock out Red Bull Salzburg in Austria. After drawing 0-0 in the first-leg, Manus Dabbur's double looked to have sent Salzburg into the group stages for…

The Packers are paying Aaron Rodgers $80M — in the next 6 months

The Packers are paying Aaron Rodgers $80M — in the next 6 months

The Packers traded Brett Hundley, their backup quarterback, to the Seahawks on Wednesday morning. They then worked on cementing their starter for quite a long while. Green Bay and Aaron Rodgers are finalizing a four-year, $134 million extension, according to the NFL…

Super Bowl champ charged in $1.2M insider-trading scheme

Super Bowl champ charged in $1.2M insider-trading scheme

PHILADELPHIA — Cleveland Browns linebacker Mychal Kendricks has been charged with using insider trading tips from an acquaintance to make about $1.2 million in illegal profits on four major trading deals, federal prosecutors announced Wednesday. Co-defendant Damilare Sonoiki was paid $10,000 in…

Can Football Manager help YOU bash the bookies?

Can Football Manager help YOU bash the bookies?

Can Football Manager help YOU bash the bookies? Sports fans are using the game to place their bets Can Football Manager help YOU bash the bookies? Sports fans are using the simulator game to place their bets after it correctly predicted France…