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The heart of a Giant

Originally Published: September 11, 2002
By Greg Garber | ESPN.com

NEW YORK -- Running to the top of Giants Stadium, Jim Fassel could see the smoke billowing from the World Trade Center. Some 11 miles away, just across the Hudson River, it seemed so far away, yet so eerily close to home.

After six days of watching round-the-clock replays of the horrifying images of Sept. 11, Fassel felt a calling to make a difference, to do whatever he could. And like so many politicians, like so many of his own players, the New York Giants head coach made a pilgrimage ...

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