Jay Walder is resigning as chairman and chief executive officer of the Metropolitan Transportation Authority effective Oct. 21.
Nets guard Deron Williams has already decided to play basketball overseas. Because of the ongoing NBA lockout, another big NBA star could soon make the plunge.
Nets point guard Deron Williams says he will play despite a hand injury against the Raptors on Friday in the NBA’s first regular-season game in Europe.
The State Departments travel alert was one step below a travel warning and did not advise Americans to cancel their European travel plans.
The New York Knicks have practiced as scheduled ahead of the second match of their European Preseason Tour, with star player Amar’e Stoudemire promising to have fun in Paris despite warnings of a possible terrorist attack in Europe.
The New York Knicks were scheduled to play Olimpia Milano in Milan on Sunday.
Americans could be facing a European travel alert by Sunday. The Obama administration is considering issuing the advisory over concerns that al-Qaida is planning to attack some European cities.