News archive from 4 March 2014, page 17

Graceless game ends in Wild victory, 3-2, over Flames

They can't all be works of art - and Monday's game was certainly not that. But most importantly, the Minnesota Wild found a way to go into a four-day respite in its schedule with a nine-point cushion in the playoff race. In a sometimes disjointed,...

 
Brett Favre thinks injury may sideline him for Sunday, but Giants coach Tom Coughlin isn't buying it

Brett Favre thinks injury may sideline him for Sunday, but Giants coach Tom Coughlin isn't buying it

Brett Favre was still unsure of his playing status for Sunday's game against the Giants as of Wednesday night. "You do know the history of Brett Favre," Giants coach Tom Coughlin said. "Based on that alone, you think that he will...

Daily News, 00:18 in Sport
 

Grambling St. tops Mississippi Valley St. 72-70

GRAMBLING, La. -- Antwan Scott scored 21 points, including a late 3-pointer, as Grambling State beat Mississippi Valley State 72-70 Monday night. Grambling State (4-21, 3-13 Southwest Athletic Conference) struggled offensively, shooting just 41.5...

 
'Fringe' star Joshua Jackson relegated to sidelines while costar Anna Torv takes center stage

'Fringe' star Joshua Jackson relegated to sidelines while costar Anna Torv takes center stage

Despite all the creepy enigmas that surround Fox's sci-fi drama "Fringe," it's no great mystery as to what the secret is behind the show's appeal. It's the chemistry among FBI agent Oliva Dunham (Anna Torv), her love interest Peter Bishop...

 
'Jersey Shore' star Mike Sorrentino is proud to be livin' la vida guido

'Jersey Shore' star Mike Sorrentino is proud to be livin' la vida guido

"Jersey Shore" star Mike Sorrentinois a guido, and he's proud of it. Sorrentino, 27, is one of eight young adults MTV has cast for a new reality series about living together in a summer share in Seaside Heights, New Jersey. RELATED: KYLIE...

 
Jack Tweed, widower of British reality star Jade Goody, charged with rape

Jack Tweed, widower of British reality star Jade Goody, charged with rape

LONDON - The widower of British reality TV star Jade Goody has appeared in court on a rape charge. Police in London say they charged 22-year-old Jack Tweed after receiving a complaint from a woman. RELATED: CHRIS BROWN TO TONE DOWN ANGER WITH ......

 
NY Jets look to improve wide receiver corps with free agency around the corner

NY Jets look to improve wide receiver corps with free agency around the corner

Free agency can offer an exciting influx of talent for any team with cap space, but Jets fans badly want one position filled more than any other: wide receiver. Pass catchers will be the focal point of the Jets’ offseason, and rightfully so, as they...

Daily News, 00:19 in Sport
 
Prosecutors urge judge to sentence Dr. Conrad Murray to four years in prison for his role in Michael Jackson’s death 

Prosecutors urge judge to sentence Dr. Conrad Murray to four years in prison for his role in Michael...

LOS ANGELES - Prosecutors who depicted Michael Jackson's doctor as remorseless for the superstar's death urged a judge Wednesday to sentence him to four years in prison, while a defense lawyer said Dr. Conrad Murray is in a prison of self-punishment...

 

Experts see rise in Western-looking recruits training in terrorist camps

WASHINGTON - The latest crop of Al Qaeda recruits is salted with white, Anglo-featured converts from Europe who look more like TV's Jack Bauer than Osama Bin Laden. U.S. officials are worried about fair-skinned Al Qaeda killers with light-colored...

 
Mighty Quinn: December 15

Mighty Quinn: December 15

“I am a longtime reader and fan. This Saturday on Sylvan Place in Valley Stream, we are having our annual Holiday Block Party (6-10 p.m.) and Santa will be there from 7-9 p.m. giving out toys to all kids. There is a donation box from which the...

Daily News, 00:23 in Sport
 
Kenyon Martin says he didn't make Twitter comments about 'haters' dying from AIDS; deletes account

Kenyon Martin says he didn't make Twitter comments about 'haters' dying from AIDS; deletes account

Kenyon Martin isn't shy about speaking his mind. He called Dallas Mavericks owner Mark Cuban "a coward," a fan in Denver a "fat (expletive) white boy," and also made fun of teammate Alonzo Mourning's kidney disease. When he was a...

Daily News, 00:23 in Sport
 

Bernie Madoff lies about Wall Street fraud in videos played at workers’ trial

The master scammer was also the lord of lies. Jurors in the long-running fraud trial of five former Bernie Madoff office workers were shown video clips of the $65 billion Ponzi scheme king casually lying his rear end off in a roundtable discussion on...

 

Chhaya nonprofit group scores $100G federal grant to protect immigrants from housing scams

A Queens nonprofit group is hoping that an infusion of federal cash can translate to more help for immigrants with housing woes. The Jackson Heights-based group Chhaya Community Development Corp., which specializes in foreclosure and tenants' rights...

 

Georgea Kovanis: Metro Detroit fashion experts give a glimpse of trends for spring

Spring? It has to arrive sometime, right? And when it does you should expect the season's fashions to be all about the unexpected. Which means familiar color combos and silhouettes that have been reinvented and reinterpreted. Pastels are big for...

 
Hundreds of hardhats laid off, others halt work at World Trade Center over wages and scabs

Hundreds of hardhats laid off, others halt work at World Trade Center over wages and scabs

Hundreds of union concrete workers walked off their jobs at the World Trade Center yesterday in a citywide work stoppage over wages and the use of nonunion labor. The job action slowed progress at the Freedom Tower, where other construction continued,...

 

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