News archive from 2 January 2013, page 19

Fans speak: NY Jets owner Woody Johnson needs to rebuild Gang Green and maybe take a hike himself

Fans speak: NY Jets owner Woody Johnson needs to rebuild Gang Green and maybe take a hike himself

The position of Jets general manager is open, and Daily News readers are eager to fill it — wielding hatchets. Now that Mike Tannenbaum has been shown the door, the frustrated fans who voted in The News’ annual “Keep ’Em or Dump ’Em” poll would...

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NHL labor meeting lasts less than an hour after busy day of talks

By Dave Molinari / Pittsburgh Post-Gazette Negotiations for a collective bargaining agreement to end the NHL lockout continued on the first day of 2013. Barely. Officials of both the league and NHL Players' Association were busy throughout most of...

 

Mark Craig: Vikings' Greenway likes to twist and shout

MINNEAPOLIS -- Picking your favorite tackle of the season isn't easy when there are 184 from which to choose. But when you're the reigning Korey Stringer Good Guy Award winner, you specialize in humoring reporters. "My favorite tackle," says...

 
What's for Dinner: Dan's Ham and Bean Soup

What's for Dinner: Dan's Ham and Bean Soup

By Gretchen McKay / Pittsburgh Post-Gazette Dan's Ham and Bean Soup PG tested It's true -- if you wait long enough, the kids for whom you cooked countless meals actually will cook for you. Home for the holidays, my oldest son, Dan, made this hearty...

 

Andy Reid is frontrunner for Cardinals' coaching job

PHILADELPHIA -- Well, that didn't take long. Andy Reid is a leading candidate to become the next head coach of the Arizona Cardinals, two NFL sources close to the situation said Tuesday. Several other reports also linked Reid to the Arizona job. Reid...

 
NHL, players return to talks but deal remains elusive

NHL, players return to talks but deal remains elusive

(Reuters) - The National Hockey League (NHL) and locked out players returned to the negotiating table on Tuesday but failed to produce a new labor deal with the deadline to salvage a shortened season fast approaching. NHL officials, who spent New...

 

Kirk expected back in Senate on Thursday

While Illinois' delegation to the U.S. House is noteworthy in its inexperience, the state's representation in the Senate is split between one of the most powerful members and a first-termer recovering from a serious illness. Democrat Dick Durbin ranks...

 

Pols push Quinn to speak out on term limits

Pressure is mounting on City Council Speaker Christine Quinn to take a firm stand on term limits as Mayor Bloomberg publicly toys with extending them. "Why not come out and say, 'No matter what the mayor does we are not going to entertain...

 

U.S., state must confront reality of climate change

Earth is growing warmer; the records prove that. Some still doubt human activity has anything to do with it, but it's past time for the rest of us to face reality. We need, first, good leadership. The United States should provide it, as it has...

 
Jesse Mojica tapped as new DOE director of community engagement

Jesse Mojica tapped as new DOE director of community engagement

Bronx native and education activist Jesse Mojica was named the new executive director for Family and Community Engagement in the city Department of Education. In his new position, Mojica will oversee the Office of Family Information and Action, and...

 

Our take: Election Day disgrace

Election Day disgrace What happens when citizens go to the polls to vote and face the prospect of spending hours in line? The answer is obvious: Many will give up rather than vote. Many can't take so much time from work or family, or don't have the...

 

Details of Senate bill averting 'fiscal cliff'

Highlights of a bill Congress passed Tuesday aimed at averting wide tax increases and budget cuts scheduled to take effect with the new year. The measure would raise taxes by about $600 billion over 10 years compared with tax policies that were due to...

 

Letters to the Editor: Russian adoptions, NRA, dueling theater series

Russian adoptions Vladimir Putin has retaliated against perceived American sanctions on Russian officials who were "guilty" of human-rights violations by banning all future American adoptions of Russian children. Sadly, the ones who will...

 

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