Saturday, November 24, 2012

New york news

  • New York Giants: Can They Really Flip the Switch When They Want?

    The New York Giants' two most recent Super Bowl championships have come about unconventionally. In 2007, they went 4-4 in the second half of the regular season yet won four straight games away from home in the playoffs to capture the title.

  • Rex Ryan still believes NY Jets can down New England Patriots despite falling ...

    Even after the Jets' humiliating 49-19 loss to New England on Thanksgiving night, Rex Ryan still believes the Patriots can be conquered.

  • City Agrees to Pay $850000 to End Suit Over Inmate's 2004 Beating Death

    ... to End Suit Over Inmate's 2004 Beating Death. By BENJAMIN WEISER. Published: November 23, 2012. For the fourth time in less than a year, New York City has agreed to make a large payment to settle a lawsuit claiming violence against a city inmate.

  • New York triple-murder suspect posed as retired cop: neighbors

    NEW YORK (Reuters) - Neighbors of the man charged with murdering three New York shopkeepers of Middle Eastern descent described him on Friday as a self-styled "tough guy" who affected a fake Italian accent and claimed to be retired detective.

  • Inside Obama's New York win

    President Obama annihilated Mitt Romney in New York City on Election Day, 81 percent to 18 percent, but that result obscures the fascinating tale the precinct-level results tell about the lush diversity of the city and its politics.

  • Thieves loot homes in storm-stricken New York City neighborhood

    NEW YORK - Some residents of a New York City neighborhood that suffered fire and flooding during Superstorm Sandy say thieves looted their damaged houses over Thanksgiving.

  • Lin meets Knicks again as Rockets roll in blowout

    HOUSTON -- Jeremy Lin doesn't know if he'll ever perform as well as he did during his charmed February with the New York Knicks last season. For now he's content to be a key contributor on his new team. James Harden scored 33 points and Chandler ...

  • Immigrants struggle to cope in Sandy's aftermath

    14, 2012 photo, Mexican immigrant Maria Lucero stands in front of the home she rented which was damaged by Superstorm Sandy in the Midland Beach section of Staten Island, New York. After the storm, Lucero and her family moved in with friends, but ...

  • New York Times CEO Mark Thompson testifies at London inquiry into BBC sex ...

    LONDON - New York Times Co. CEO Mark Thompson has testified before a committee in London investigating a scandal at his former employer, the BBC, a Times spokesman said Friday.

  • New York auto dealers offer wide range of car replacement deals to get ...

    More than 250,000 vehicles are estimated to have been written off, and while used car prices seem to have risen, dealers throughout New York are looking to support their communities by offering employee pricing, reduced financing and other perks to ...

  • NFL Rumors: New York Jets Only Dressed One Healthy Quarterback on Thursday?

    The New York Jets never make it easy. The New England Patriots certainly don't need any help beating their AFC East rivals, but the Jets insisted on doing their part to repeatedly shoot themselves in the foot.

  • Green Bay Packers beat writers slam New York Giants in Thanksgiving podcast

    It seems that Clay Matthews isn't the only person who doesn't have much respect for the New York Giants in Wisconsin.

  • Hector Camacho, 50, Boxer Who Lived Dangerously, Dies

    Hector Camacho, a boxer known for his lightning-quick hands and flamboyant personality who emerged from a delinquent childhood in New York's Spanish Harlem to become a world champion in three weight classes, died Saturday in San Juan, P.R., four ...

  • Kansas State falls to No. 4 Michigan in NIT, 71-57

    Michigan's Max Bielfeldt, right, and Kansas State's Shane Southwell battle for control of the ball during the second half of an NCAA college basketball game in the championship of the NIT Season Tip-Off at Madison Square Garden in New York, Friday, Nov.

  • New York City to end fuel rationing on Saturday

    NEW YORK Nov 23 (Reuters) - New York City will end gas rationing at dawn on Saturday, nearly four weeks after superstorm Sandy led to a regional fuel shortage, Mayor Michael Bloomberg said on Friday.

  • Knicks: Are Carmelo Anthony and his Knicks Getting Too Cocky?

    Let's put aside horrendous calls against the New York Knicks made by non-replacement referees, and focus on a jubilant Knicks club riding a winning streak.

  • Argentina is Ordered by New York Judge to Pay Debts in Full

    Argentina's debt made international headlines two months ago after a New York billionaire, seeking to force the country to pay up its debt, ordered a court to hold an Argentine naval ship in a Ghana port until it paid up.

  • Chuck Diering, former New York Giants outfielder, passes away at 89

    Chuck Diering, who spent nine seasons in the major leagues as an outfielder with the Baltimore Orioles, New York Giants, and St. Louis Cardinals, passed away Friday after taking a fall at his home in Spanish Lake, Mo.

  • After Storm, Dry Floors Prove Value of Exceeding City Code

    For years, experts have warned that New York City has failed to keep pace with the threats posed by sea-level rise along the 520-mile coastline of the city's five boroughs.

  • Nets shut down Clippers in fourth, win 86-76

    Clippers Nets Basketball. Los Angeles Clippers' Ryan Hollins (15) blocks the shot of Brooklyn Nets' Andray Blatche (0) as Nets' Reggie Evans (30) watches in the first half of an NBA basketball game on Friday, Nov., 23, 2012, at Barclays Center in New York.

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