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Jason Pierre-Paul calls out New York media for jumping the gun on his signing

Jason Pierre-Paul calls out New York media for jumping the gun on his signing

Fake news!

It wasn't Donald Trump saying this statement on Friday.

No, it was New York Giants defensive end Jason Pierre-Paul about the New York media.

Pierre-Paul felt the media jumped the gun on Friday morning when NFL Network's Ian Rapoport tweeted out that Paul agreed to a "huge" four-year deal with the Giants.

Other reports agreed with Rapoport, confirming the four-year deal with the Giants.

Pierre-Paul then tweeted about the news.

Apparently, he didn't think it was accurate …

And then …

To be fair, Rapoport tweeted out he agreed to the deal and did not say he signed a deal. Two different phrases.

This is not the first time the media has given Pierre-Paul trouble. Turn back the clock to July 8, 2015, when ESPN's Adam Schefter tweeted out JPP's' medical records after the defensive end nearly blew his right hand off in a fireworks accident that summer.

Pierre-Paul took Schefter and ESPN to court in February of 2016, suing for a violation of his privacy and that Schefter improperly obtained his medical records from Jackson Memorial Hospital in Miami. The lawsuit was settled this year on Feb. 3 and the terms of the settlement remain confidential.

Pierre-Paul cleared the air later on Friday and said the deal is now official. Time to make up your mind, JPP.

The Phillie Phanatic got a date with a Dodgers reporter, spilled all over her

The Phillie Phanatic got a date with a Dodgers reporter, spilled all over her

The Phillie Phanatic is nothing if not persistent. 

When he has his big bug eyes set on something, he goes to great length to make it happen.

So it was with great joy we got to see his wooing of Los Angeles Dodgers' reporter Alanna Rizzo paid off on Thursday -- at least in the short term.

Prior to today's matinee with the Dodgers, the Phillies broadcast showed the Phanatic setting up a lovely, romantic setting on the field at Citizens Bank Park for a date with Alanna.

"He knows exactly how to get to a ladies' heart," Phillies play-by-play man Tom McCarthy said.

But then the Phanatic had to go screw it up like the goof that he is and spilled his beverage all over his date.

We're hoping that Phyllis does not see this clip, for everyone's sake. But part of us thinks it may have all been a ploy to punk the opposing team's media member. Maybe the Phanatic is smarter than we all think and had that up his sleeve all along.

"Do they have to put him in a cage when they take a flight," John Kruk wondered aloud.

Good question.

New York media talking head loses his mind over Giants' awful offensive line

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New York media talking head loses his mind over Giants' awful offensive line

Can't say we're super familiar with the work of Don La Greca, whose bio says he's a co-host on the Michael Kay Show on ESPN Radio, but I'm going to go out on a limb and say he's either a total joy to listen to or absolutely a chainsaw to your ears.

One or the other, tough to say.

But it's hard to argue with the impressiveness of the rant he went on regarding the New York Giants offensive line the other day.

The stats he quotes are just hard to argue with in any capacity.

Regardless of how you feel about advanced stats, I thinkk we can all agree the Eagles D-Line is gonna go all Pythagoras on the Eli this weekend.