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New York Jets center Nick Mangold let everyone know on Twitter that he is off to London to watch his sister Holley compete in the Olympics.
On Sunday, Holley Mangold will compete in women's superheavyweight weightlifting at the Olympic Games.
Nick Mangold tweeted this on Saturday morning.
Nick previously said he would not leave training camp to watch his sister in London, but coach Rex Ryan said he would guilt trip his starting center into going.
"I'm laying the guilt trip on him, and everything else," Ryan said. "And you know what? His teammates understand, and they're pushing him as well. It's not just me."
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Nick Mangold has changed his mind and is leaving training camp with the New York Jets to watch his sister Holley compete in the Olympics in London.
The All-Pro center had insisted previously that he wouldn't go because he didn't want to leave his teammates in the middle of camp to take an overseas trip. But coach Rex Ryan kept trying to lay ''the guilt trip on him...
Nick Mangold has had a change of heart and will go to London and watch his younger sister, Holley Mangold, compete in the Olympics. New York Jets head coach Rex Ryan urged his All-Pro center to go to the 2012 Games to see his sibling in person rather than watch her shining moment on television.
Mangold had said he would not go to London because it would interfere with the team...
As of late May, Nick Mangold had decided he was not going to leave the Jets in the middle of training camp to watch his sister Holley Mangold compete in the London Olympics. Rex Ryan gave Nick his blessing, but he felt bad about leaving his teammates right in the middle of the toughest part of the summer. However, the Jets center changed his mind and flew to London to watch Holley...
For a brief moment it appeared as if Jets wide receiver Santonio Holmes was the victim of some bad mojo.
Holmes was absent for the latter portion of a intrasquad scrimmage after a hit from cornerback Antonio Cromartie rendered him with what coach Rex Ryan initially told gathered reporters could have been a broken rib.
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The rules of race walking are pretty simple: one foot has to be on the ground at all times. Both feet off the ground equals a marathon runner. Leave it to some asshole named Wang from China to cheat. Guess who won a bronze in the race – this asshole Wang. Not kidding, here are the results.
What’s on tap today? Holley Mangold finally lifts and Slukova plays beach volleyball...
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Rex Ryan put a quick end to a budding controversy.
The New York Jets coach addressed his players during a meeting Wednesday, reminding them to consider what they say in the wake of cornerback Antonio Cromartie's remarks that he'd rank himself the second-best wide receiver on the team.
Wide receiver Chaz Schilens said Wednesday he felt the comment was a ''slight...
Head coach of the New York Jets Rex Ryan is claiming that the Jets top wide receiver Santonio Holmes may have broken his ribs in Saturday night’s Green and White scrimmage.
According to Newark Star-Ledger, Holmes walked off the field with a trainer, as he wasn’t wearing his jersey after the scrimmage. Ryan says that Homes was hit in the ribs after a catch.
It appears that the...
Rex Ryan is no trash talker when it comes to the president.
A day after President Barack Obama told an Ohio radio station that he is not a fan of Tim Tebow being on the New York Jets, the normally brash and bold coach resisted taking the expected humorous swipe. Instead, Ryan says Friday that he respects Obama and ''I respect the fact that this is opinion.''
New York Jets wide receiver Santonio Holmes took a shot during a team’s scrimmage Saturday night that might have broken a rib. According to NFL.com, coach Rex Ryan said the injury didn’t look good. “I don’t know if Santonio broke a rib or not, but the fact that it was sticking out was probably an indicator,” Ryan said. Ryan doesn’t expect Holmes to be back on the...
According to Brian Costello of the New York Post, Jets head coach Rex Ryan said that he wasn’t sure if wide receiver Santonio Holmes broke a rib in practice or not.
“I don’t know if Santonio broke a rib or not, but the fact that it was sticking out was probably an indicator.,” said Ryan per Costello.
According to NFL.com, x-rays on Holme’s ribs came back...