Jets owner: Rex Ryan to return as head coach

NEW YORK, Dec. 29 (UPI) -- New York Jets head Coach Rex Ryan will return in 2014, team owner Woody Johnson confirmed Sunday.
James Gandolfini's 'Sopranos' family attends his funeral

James Gandolfini's 'Sopranos' family attends his funeral

NEW YORK, June 27 (UPI) -- A funeral Mass is to be held Thursday for the late actor James Gandolfini at the Cathedral Church of Saint John the Divine in New York City.

Tebow wasn't choice of Jets owner

NEW YORK, Jan. 22 (UPI) -- Trading for quarterback Tim Tebow wasn't New York Jets owner Woody Johnson's idea, as widely assumed, a man who interviewed to head the Jets' front office said.

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Jets hire John Idzik as GM

NEW YORK, Jan. 18 (UPI) -- The New York Jets announced Friday they had hired John Idzik away from the Seattle Seahawks to be their new general manager.
Jets fire Tannenbaum, retain Rex Ryan

Jets fire Tannenbaum, retain Rex Ryan

FLORHAM PARK, N.J., Dec. 31 (UPI) -- New York Jets General Manager Mike Tannenbaum won't return for the 2013 season but Coach Rex Ryan will be back, the team's chief executive officer said Monday.

Romney chides Obama for '4-4-4' plan

NEW YORK, Nov. 2 (UPI) -- Republican U.S. presidential candidate Mitt Romney joked Wednesday that President Obama's economic plan could be summed up as a 4-4-4 strategy.
Jets, holdout CB Revis not close to deal

Jets, holdout CB Revis not close to deal

CORTLAND, N.Y., Aug. 2 (UPI) -- The New York Jets and holdout cornerback Darrelle Revis aren't close to settling their contract dispute, team owner Woody Johnson said Monday.

Two best Jets' seats worth $400,000

NEW YORK, Oct. 19 (UPI) -- Witnesses say a New York real estate executive bid $400,000 to win the two best Jets seats at the NFL team's new Meadowlands football stadium.
Records: N.Y. team owners backing McCain

Records: N.Y. team owners backing McCain

NEW YORK, Aug. 11 (UPI) -- Most of the owners of the top New York sport franchises are supporting presumptive Republican presidential candidate John McCain, campaign records show.

GOP filling $10 million convention gap

ST. PAUL, Minn., Aug. 10 (UPI) -- Republican Party officials have only recently found a $10 million shortfall in funding for their upcoming national convention in St. Paul, Minn.

New York tentatively wins Super Bowl

KAPALUA, Hawaii, March 23 (UPI) -- NFL owners voted Wednesday to award the 2010 Super Bowl to New York City as long a proposed $2 billion stadium is built in Manhattan.

Plans announced for Jets stadium

NEW YORK, March 25 (UPI) -- The New York Jets and city and state officials announced plans Thursday for a 75,000-seat stadium with a retractable roof on the west side of Manhattan.

Report: Jets to seek New York stadium

NEW YORK, Nov. 13 (UPI) -- The New York Jets reportedly will move back to New York as part of a plan to build a $1 billion retractable domed stadium on the city's west side.

Jets owner funds lupus research

WASHINGTON, May 8 (UPI) -- New York Jets owner Woody Johnson wants to make lupus research attractive to the best minds in the life sciences.

Parcells turns down Bucs

TAMPA BAY, Fla., Jan. 18 (UPI) -- Bill Parcells said Friday night he had decided not to return to coaching, forcing the Tampa Bay Buccaneers to restart their hiring process.

NFL warns Bucs, Parcells

NEW YORK, Jan. 18 (UPI) -- The NFL has issued a warning to the Tampa Bay Buccaneers and Bill Parcells about possible tampering violations that could subject them to punishment by Commissi