Five news items to start your day (6/12)

Posted Jun 11, 2014

Get caught up with the latest Big Blue happenings

1. And then there were two. The Giants will hold the ninth of their 10 organized team activities today at the Quest Diagnostics Training Center. The practice will be open to the media, so stay tuned to for full coverage. The team will then have its final OTA on Friday before next week’s three-day mandatory minicamp, which begins Tuesday.

2. Sundae Blitz. Head Coach Tom Coughlin recently hosted his annual Jay Fund Ice Cream Sundae Blitz at the Quest Diagnostics Training Center.  >> WATCH VIDEO | VIEW PHOTOS

3. Papa’s Perspective.
Voice of the Giants Bob Papa shares his thoughts on the Giants’ offense as organized team activities wrap up this week.
4. What it Takes. Linebacker Mark Herzlich made the rounds at ESPN headquarters yesterday to promote his new book “What It Takes: Fighting For My Life and My Love of the Game.” 

5. Cruz shows his stripes.Giants wide receiver Victor Cruz joined fellow pro athletes like Mets pitcher Jon Niese and second baseman Dan Murphy to surprise Little Leaguers at Citi Field on Wednesday as part of Frosted Flakes’ “Show Your Stripes” campaign, which aims to keep sports fun and give young athletes the confidence to be themselves while playing their game.