Giants to visit White House June 8

Updated: May 23, 2012, 3:56 PM ET
By Jane McManus |

EAST RUTHERFORD -- Another administration and another trip to Washington, D.C., for the New York Giants.

Coach Tom Coughlin said Wednesday the Super Bowl champions will visit President Barack Obama and the White House on June 8.

The Giants last visited the president on April 30, 2008, when George W. Bush welcomed them after they won Super Bowl XLII.

Defensive end Osi Umenyiora was one of several Giants to miss the trip in 2008 for unspecified reasons, the others being former Giants Jeremy Shockey, Michael Strahan and Antonio Pierce.

Jane McManus has covered New York sports since 1998 and began covering football just before Brett Favre's stint with the Jets. Her work has appeared in Newsday, USA Today, The Journal News and The New York Times. Follow Jane on Twitter.