Coughlin to Stay With Giants

Giants head coach Tom Coughlin will return to the Big Blue sidelines next season, the team announced today, despite speculation that Sunday's playoff loss to Philadelphia would be his last game. If you're keeping score, this marks the second time in recent months a local team has been forced to publicly declare that it wouldn't be firing its coach. (You may remember similar drama in October with Joe Torre.) So will the next head coach to be retained against the odds please step forward? Not so fast, Isiah. —Joe DeLessio

Coughlin Gets One-Year Extension From Giants [ESPN]