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JFK Airport as seen from Chopper 880. (credit: Tom Kaminski/WCBS 880)

Flight From LaGuardia Headed For Dayton Lands At JFK Due To Tire Problem

A Delta Airlines flight headed to Dayton, Ohio made an emergency landing at John F. Kennedy International Airport late Monday.

07/29/2014

Andrew Harrison #5 of the Kentucky Wildcats poses with the trophy after defeating the Michigan Wolverines 75 to 72. (credit: Jonathan Daniel/Getty Images)

Five Things: Miller Brothers Bounced And Florida Is Still The Favorite

Kentucky, the preseason No. 1 that entered the Big Dance unranked, has reached the Final Four as an eight seed. The Wildcats will face Wisconsin, which upset top seed Arizona in a thriller.

03/31/2014

MEMPHIS, TN - MARCH 29: Scottie Wilbekin #5 of the Florida Gators celebrates after hitting a three pointer to end the first half against the Dayton Flyers during the south regional final of the 2014 NCAA Men's Basketball Tournament at the FedExForum on March 29, 2014 in Memphis, Tennessee. (Photo by Kevin C. Cox/Getty Images)

Florida 1st To Final Four, Beating Dayton 62-52

Scottie Wilbekin scored 14 of his 23 points in the first half, and Florida became the first team to advance to the Final Four with a 62-52 win Saturday night over the 11th-seeded Dayton Flyers in the South Region final.

03/29/2014

Kendall Pollard #22 of the Dayton Flyers celebrates after defeating the Stanford Cardinal 82-72 in a regional semifinal of the 2014 NCAA Men's Basketball Tournament at the FedExForum on March 27, 2014 in Memphis, Tennessee.  (Photo by Streeter Lecka/Getty Images)

Dayton Tops Stanford, Takes Cinderella Season To Elite 8

Jordan Sibert scored 18 points, Kendall Pollard added a season-high 12 and Dayton rolled past Stanford 82-72 on Thursday to make the NCAA tournament’s Elite Eight for the first time since 1984.

03/28/2014

Devin Oliver #5 of the Dayton Flyers reacts after defeating the Syracuse Orange 55-53 in the third round of the 2014 NCAA Men's Basketball Tournament (credit: Elsa/Getty Images)

Five Things: NCAA Tournament Opening Weekend

By far the most unlikely Sweet 16 matchup is Dayton-Stanford. The 11 seed Flyers started Thursday’s madness by beating Ohio State 60-59.

03/24/2014

Chasson Randle of the Stanford Cardinal (Photo by Dilip Vishwanat/Getty Images), Devin Oliver of the Dayton Flyers (Photo by Elsa/Getty Images), Jordan McRae of the Tennessee Volunteers (Photo by Grant Halverson/Getty Images)

Underdogs Stanford, Dayton, Tennessee Set For Sweet 16

The Billion Dollar Dream has been over for a while. Most bracket sheets are loaded with red X’s. Still, there is plenty of March Madness ahead of us in the NCAA tournament’s round of 16.

03/24/2014

Scoochie Smith #11 of the Dayton Flyers and Tyler Ennis #11 of the Syracuse Orange dive for a loose ball during the third round of the 2014 NCAA Men's Basketball Tournament at the First Niagara Center on March 22, 2014 in Buffalo, New York.  (Photo by Jared Wickerham/Getty Images)

Dayton Stuns Syracuse 55-53 To Advance

Dyshawn Pierre scored 14 points and Jordan Sibert hit a key 3-pointer with 47.7 seconds left as Dayton stunned Syracuse 55-53 Saturday night to earn a spot in Sweet 16 for the first time in three decades.

03/22/2014

The Dayton Flyers mascot, Rudy Flyer, performs during the second round of the 2014 NCAA Tournament against the Ohio State Buckeyes at the First Niagara Center on March 20, 2014 in Buffalo, New York. (Photo by Elsa/Getty Images)

NCAA Bracket Busters: Why Warren Buffett Is Still Rich And You’re Not

I’m upset. You’re upset. And because misery never lacks company, so are all the other geniuses who penciled Cincinnati, Ohio State and Oklahoma into the third round.

03/21/2014

Head coach Tony Bennett of the Virginia Cavaliers watches the action against the Georgia Tech Yellow Jackets at McCamish Pavilion on February 8, 2014 in Atlanta, Georgia. (Photo by Scott Cunningham/Getty Images)

Rothstein: Monday Morning College Hoops Notebook; Virginia, Syracuse & More

It’s going to take a really good team to beat Virginia in the NCAA Tournament. And that’s because the Cavaliers certainly aren’t going to beat themselves.

03/03/2014

Dwayne Evans (Photo by Thearon W. Henderson/Getty Images)

Jon Rothstein’s Atlantic 10 Offseason Notebook

The Atlantic 10 may have lost brand name schools like Temple, Xavier, and Butler, but everyone else in the league improved since the end of last season.

07/01/2013

Lines outside the Motor Vehicles office off Route 46 in Wayne on July 11, 2011 (credit: Steve Sandberg/1010 WINS)

Pastafarian Refuses To Take Off Pasta Strainer At New Jersey MVC

A New Jersey man warranted a call to police earlier this month, after he refused to take a pasta strainer off his head for a driver’s license photo on the grounds that it was his religious right as a Pastafarian.

02/20/2013

Jim Boeheim (credit: Nate Shron/Getty Images)

Rothstein Files: What To Watch This Weekend In College Hoops

Jim Boeheim earned his 900th win earlier in the week and it says here that 901 won’t be far behind.

12/21/2012

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Rothstein Files: This And That Around College Basketball

One of the major keys to San Diego State’s 6-1 start is Utah transfer JJ O’Brien. The 6-7 forward has blended perfectly alongside the Aztecs’ talented perimeter of Xavier Thames, Chase Tapley, and Jamaal Franklin and given Steve Fisher one of the better glue guys in the country.

12/06/2012

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Rothstein Files: Five Instant Effects Of VCU Joining The Atlantic-10

Of the Atlantic-10’s 14 teams, 10 finished with .500 or better overall records last season, and adding VCU to that mix only enhances the league as a whole.

05/16/2012

Dayton Flyers head coach Archie Miller looks on. (Photo by Joe Robbins/Getty Images)

Rothstein Files: Miller Leading Dayton To Top Of A-10

When Dayton head coach Archie Miller found out that starting power forward Josh Benson was lost for the season a few weeks ago, he didn’t stay composed — he expressed concern.

01/24/2012