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Do You Care If The NFL or New York Mets Scan Your Face?
Do You Care If The NFL or New York Mets Scan Your Face?
In the never ending pursuit to get fans in the stadium faster and more efficiently, the New York Mets joined the Cleveland Browns, among others, and began scanning your face, as you enter Citi Field. Beginning at the start of the 2022 season, billionaire owner of the Metropolitans, Steve Cohen expanded an optional, facial-recognition ticketing program at the entrances of Citi Field. The hopes are that you'll get in the gate faster but some fear that there could be other dangers.
Albany Plummets In National University Rankings
Albany Plummets In National University Rankings
The U.S. News and World Report college rankings came out this week and it was not good news for one Capital Region institution. The University at Albany continued to fall behind the other New York "University Centers"; Stony Brook, Binghamton and Buffalo in gold standard of national university rankings. For more than a decade there have been rumblings of concern by faculty and alumni about the academic direction of the school. Once a proud research institution with a stout business school, UAlbany is now struggling to be recognized academically.
"Miller Time" Has A Taste Of Super Wisdom For Buffalo Bills
"Miller Time" Has A Taste Of Super Wisdom For Buffalo Bills
The Buffalo Bills invested $120 million into 33 year-old Von Miller for one reason, to win a Super Bowl. Miller brought with him to western New York two enormous championship rings from two different teams. Bills' general manager Brandon Bean and head coach Sean McDermott knew what Miller brought to the table besides being an All-Pro defensive star. Von Miller carries an understanding of what it takes to be a champion and has the gift of imparting that knowledge to his teammates.
'Taking Receipts' Is The 'Kiss Of Death' For New York Jets Coach
'Taking Receipts' Is The 'Kiss Of Death' For New York Jets Coach
The Robert Saleh era, as head coach of one of the most inept sports franchises in history, the New York Jets, started with the motto, "All gas, no brakes." OK, pouring more "gas" on the Adam Gase (former Jets coach) created dumpster fire wasn't the worst thing. But, Saleh seems to need the "brakes" to stop his terrible team from losing. Now the fiery coach of Gang Green is "Taking Receipts" on the vocal fans and media. Uh-oh.
Dad's Visit Sunday To Be Treasured By This New York Jet
Dad's Visit Sunday To Be Treasured By This New York Jet
New York Jet's defensive end, Carl Lawson will have an emotional game on Sunday. The 27 year-old signed a free agent contract with the Jets prior to the 2021 season and was hurt during a non-contact drill during training camp. He has never played a regular season snap for Gang Green. That's special but Lawson has been in the NFL since 2017. Something else will make Sunday an "emotional" game for him.
Lobster Rocked Off Big New York Seafood Menus
Lobster Rocked Off Big New York Seafood Menus
When many visit their favorite seafood restaurants, lobster or some recipe featuring the popular crustacean is usually one of their top choices on the menu. However, some New Yorkers may not find the tasty favorite as one of their choices anymore. A movement is putting the claw on the North Atlantic lobster industry and food providers are booting the seafood delicacy off of their menus.
Putting Money On The Buffalo Bills vs. L.A. Rams? Not So Fast!
Putting Money On The Buffalo Bills vs. L.A. Rams? Not So Fast!
The NFL kicks off with a strong match-up this season with the reigning Super Champion Los Angelas Rams taking on the overwhelming favorite to win this year's Lombardi Trophy, the Buffalo Bills. Quarterback Josh Allen is ready to lead the Bills Mafia to their first Super Bowl title next February, especially with, fresh off of his Super Bowl run with the Rams, Von Miller now anchoring the Bills already tough defense. The Rams are still stacked with stars like quarterback Matthew Stafford, defensive end Aaron Donald and wide receiver Cooper Kupp, so the match-up should be nothing short of terrific. However, the Rams have something extra on their side that may scare you from putting your coins on Buffalo...

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