News archive from 19 September 2013, page 26

Mayor Bloomberg's $1.1B lower East Side development project includes rooftop farm

Mayor Bloomberg's $1.1B lower East Side development project includes rooftop farm

It has been centuries since there has been a working farm on the lower East Side. But Mayor Bloomberg’s latest big development project, unveiled Wednesday, calls for just that, part of a mega-complex of office and retail space and 1,000 new units of...

 
Oilers' fast start too much for Canucks 4-1

Oilers' fast start too much for Canucks 4-1

VANCOUVER, British Columbia -- Jordan Eberle scored a goal and added two assists and the Edmonton Oilers downed the Vancouver Canucks 4-1 on Wednesday in a preseason game. Eberle got his points in the first 7:38 of the game as all of the scoring was...

 

Late scoring surge by Panthers falls short

DALLAS -- After sputtering for the majority of the game, the Panthers' offense quickly sparked into action in the third quarter, tallying two goals in 14 seconds to tie the score at two. The extra frame wasn't enough to decide the game, which...

 

Sherrington: Texas A&M's record fundraising is a windfall from success in transition to SEC

Once upon a time, the official hand signal of a Texas A&M fan was thumbs up, meaning gig ’em. But that is so yesterday. These days, everyone from the winged quarterback to the bow-tied president is rubbing the tips of his fingers against his...

Dallas News, 01:02 in Sport
 

James Dolan wants Kiki and Isiah

The Knicks have had preliminary discussions with Kiki Vandeweghe about replacing Isiah Thomas in the front office, but possibly allowing Thomas to continue as head coach, a person with knowledge of the talks told the Daily News. James Dolan is...

Daily News, 01:03 in Sport
 
Tide looking to avenge last year’s loss to Aggies

Tide looking to avenge last year’s loss to Aggies

slideshow TUSCALOOSA — Alabama has had 307 days to stew over its lone loss of the 2012 season. Even though the Crimson Tide went on to win its second consecutive national championship, one team had the right to say it beat the Tide. The hype...

 

Alabama notes: Saban talks to fans about Manziel

TUSCALOOSA — After fielding questions about allegations on Wednesday, Alabama coach Nick Saban was surrounded by adoring fans during his weekly radio show. Fans wanted to talk about how the Crimson Tide plan to stop Texas A&M and quarterback...

 
Giants coach Tom Coughlin loses brother John Coughlin to freak taxi fall

Giants coach Tom Coughlin loses brother John Coughlin to freak taxi fall

Giants coach Tom Coughlin suffered a loss far more devastating than any gridiron defeat: the death of his younger brother in a freak accident. John Coughlin, 63, a familiar figure at the Meadowlands racetrack during a lengthy horse-training career,...

Daily News, 01:04 in Sport
 
Tough and tested, Army preps for Wake Forest

Tough and tested, Army preps for Wake Forest

WEST POINT, N.Y. When it was over, and fifth-ranked Stanford had its second victory of the season, the Army Black Knights knew they had let something important slip away. Along with the football that quarterback Angel Santiago lost on a critical...

 

Harris' Analysis

1. Mint Slewlep class edge if opener gets rained off turf. Got the Last Laugh had troubled trip when fifth, edge on turf. Gaelic Storm closes. Loconia beat fair field. Mathematician lacked room when fifth in grass sprint. 2. Burgenland Kid had gate...

Daily News, 01:09 in Sport
 
Marlins’ Giancarlo Stanton hits home run to another planet - Philadelphia’s ‘Planet Hoagie’ 

Marlins’ Giancarlo Stanton hits home run to another planet - Philadelphia’s ‘Planet Hoagie’ 

Giancarlo Stanton has hit some long long home runs in his four years with the Marlins. But Wednesday night in Philadelphia, he hit a baseball to another planet. With his team trailing 3-1 in the sixth inning, Stanton launched Evan Martin's 1-1 pitch...

Daily News, 01:12 in Sport
 
Rainy season is prime time to try for back-country ‘slam’ in Flamingo

Rainy season is prime time to try for back-country ‘slam’ in Flamingo

Right now, before South Florida's rainy season peters out, might be the best time to catch and release a back-country grand slam near Flamingo in Everglades National Park. And light-tackle guide captain Jason Sullivan of Pembroke Pines is game for...

 
Greg Cote: Ryan Tannehill meets early challenges

Greg Cote: Ryan Tannehill meets early challenges

The first month of this Dolphins season could not have been scheduled any more perfectly if the goal was to get a read on how much Ryan Tannehill has improved and how high his NFL career might be headed. (And that is and will be the goal, until the...

 
Marlins’ Steve Cishek escapes a jam as Miami tops Philadelphia

Marlins’ Steve Cishek escapes a jam as Miami tops Philadelphia

PHILADELPHIA -- Giancarlo Stanton skied a towering, tape-measure homer that landed onto a concourse in deep center at Citizens Bank Park known as Ashburn Alley. Adeiny Hechavarria made a leaping, twisting catch at short that brought applause from...

 
Pro tours see void in Hispanic-American tennis players

Pro tours see void in Hispanic-American tennis players

Rafael Nadal is one of the most revered athletes in the world, and his recent U.S. Open victory was celebrated by Spanish-speaking fans from Spain to Argentina to Colombia to Chile to Miami. Tens of thousands of Hispanic fans show up in Key Biscayne...

 

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