Five news items to start your day (5/27)

Posted May 27, 2014

Get caught up with the latest Big Blue happenings

1. Big Fan. Former NBA star Shaquille O’Neal pledged his allegiance to the Giants this week during a broadcast of “Inside the NBA” on TNT. The legendary big man’s reason was fellow LSU product and “nephew” Odell Beckham Jr., whom the Giants drafted in the first round earlier this month. >> READ MORE

2. Are Giants set at TE? senior writer/editor Michael Eisen answers that question and more in his weekly mailbag. >> READ MORE

3. Organized Team Activities. The Giants report for their first OTAs tomorrow at the Quest Diagnostics Training Center. Teams may conduct a total of 10 days of organized team practice activity, or OTAs. No live contact is permitted, but 7-on-7, 9-on-7, and 11-on-11 drills are allowed. The Giants’ OTAs will be held May 28-30, June 2-3, June 5, June 9-10, and June 12-13.

4. Mailbag Report.'s John Schmeelk answers questions from fans regarding Big Blue’s upcoming 2014 campaign.

5. Around the NFC East.