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Knicks coach Mike D’Antoni resigns
Sports Michael Pantelidis 3/14/2012 at 4:22PM

Mike D’Antoni is saying goodbye to the Garden. According to published reports, D’Antoni resigned as coach of the New York Knicks early Wednesday afternoon. His departure comes amid a turbulent six-game losing streak that has led to speculation about D’Antoni’s control over the locker room. The Knicks (18-24) had reportedly begun to tune out their [...]

Train Like a Knick: New contest supports city hoop dreams
Train Like a Knick: New contest supports city hoop dreams
Sports Steve Mosco 2/28/2012 at 3:12PM

With “Lin-sanity” in full swing and Carmelo Anthony returning to the lineup, it seems like everybody wants to play on the New York Knickerbockers these days. Now city kids will have that chance as the Big Apple’s hoops squad is teaming up with the Hospital for Special Surgery (HSS) in announcing the launch of the [...]

Boy Scouts ordered to release secret sex abuse files
Boy Scouts ordered to release secret sex abuse files
News Jay Lane 2/20/2012 at 2:33PM

Boy Scouts ordered to release secret sex abuse files A judge overseeing a lawsuit brought by the family of a California boy molested by his troop leader in 2007 has ordered the Boy Scouts of America to hand over confidential files detailing allegations of sexual abuse by Scout leaders around the nation. The Santa Barbara [...]

ESPN fallout over crack about Lin
ESPN fallout over crack about Lin
News Jay Lane 2/20/2012 at 9:04AM

ESPN fallout over crack about Lin ESPN yesterday called an offensive foul on two employees for using a racist term in a headline and story about Knicks phenom Jeremy Lin. A headline writer, whose name was not released, was fired, while anchor Max Bretos was benched for 30 days. The out-of-bounds phrase — “chink in [...]

Whitney Houston funeral: mourners pay tribute to legendary singer at Newark church
Whitney Houston funeral: mourners pay tribute to legendary singer at Newark church
News Michael Pantelidis 2/18/2012 at 3:18PM

Whitney Houston funeral: mourners pay tribute to legendary singer at Newark church The silver casket bearing Whitney Houston glistened Saturday inside her old Newark church, where a star-studded crowd bid farewell to the departed diva with the divine voice. “What becomes of our broken hearts?” asked her “Bodyguard” co-star Kevin Costner in a moving memorial. [...]

Quinn puts pressure on MSG and Time Warner Cable
Quinn puts pressure on MSG and Time Warner Cable
News Jay Lane 2/17/2012 at 9:33AM

Quinn puts pressure on MSG and Time Warner Cable Linsanity has spread to city government. City Council Speaker Christine Quinn fired off letters yesterday to the two top executives of Time Warner Cable and Madison Square Garden, warning they’ll face a public grilling if Knick and Ranger games aren’t restored to more than 2 million [...]

Shot cop slays gun fiend
Shot cop slays gun fiend
News Jay Lane 2/15/2012 at 9:24AM

Shot cop slays gun fiend An NYPD detective was shot in the arm during a wild gun battle in a Harlem subway station yesterday — but he was amazingly able to return fire and kill the suspect, officials said. Career criminal Michael McBride and Queens Detective Kevin Herlihy exchanged 19 shots during the 4:20 p.m. [...]

Madonna Badger spared details of fire that killed her 3 daughters & parents
Madonna Badger spared details of fire that killed her 3 daughters & parents
News Jay Lane 12/27/2011 at 1:07PM

Madonna Badger spared details of fire that killed her 3 daughters & parents The marketing executive whose three daughters and parents died in a Christmas morning fire was spared the horrific details of the tragedy, her brother said Tuesday. Madonna Badger was “as devastated as you could imagine,” Wade Johnson said. “Like any mother and [...]