Sadly, we have to deal in symbolism, because not one rumor regarding Mayweather and Pacquiao has materialized into something that boxing’s dwindling devotes can hang on to.
The New York Giants (3-5) must play perfect football in order to compete with the better NFL teams. Big Blue was anything but perfect, and the result was a third straight loss. The G-men went down with barely a whimper to the Indianpolis Colts 40-24 on Monday Night Football.
Faithful fans of the New York Giants thought the team was coming of age through an early fall three game winning streak. But as the daylight grows shorter with each passing week, are we seeing the sun set on the Giants playoff chances?
The New York Giants unleashed their newest weapon, Odell Beckham, Jr., and the rookie speedster was certainly worth the wait. Beckham caught his first NFL pass, as well as his first NFL touchdown, and provided a much-needed offensive lift. After a mediocre first half, the Giants’ defense clamped down on Matt Ryan and company, and New York won going away, 30-20, at MetLife Stadium.
The New York Giants have certainly not seen a return on their investment in Odell Beckham, Jr. Beckham, selected 12th overall in the May NFL draft from LSU, has not played in a game this season, something that he hopes changes this Sunday against the Atlanta Falcons.
The federal government wants to prohibit sales of electronic cigarettes to minors and require approval for new products and health warning labels under regulations being proposed by the FDA.
The city acknowledged it has spent only a fraction of the money available for Sandy-related home repairs and rebuilding, but it’s something Mayor Bill de Blasio has vowed to fix.
Officials said it happened after Mount Vernon defeated Mahopac on Feb. 27. Students and school officials said scuffles erupted in the stands and the racial slurs were posted afterward.
The Johann Conrad Seekatz painting — titled “St. Philip Baptizing A Servant Of Queen Kandaki” — was looted from the Polish National Museum in Warsaw in 1938.
Corey Dunton, of the Bronx, was charged as an adult with attempted murder, assault, reckless endangerment, and criminal possession of a weapon.
The ball movement has either been nonexistent or turnover prone. Until that changes, and the Knicks’ best players start to shoot better, there’s going to continue to be rough basketball at MSG.
For today’s By The Numbers, I thought I would take a look at the eight sluggers in history who have, thus far, clubbed 600 or more home runs.
This will be the season when the Nets-Knicks rivalry will blow up and evolve into one of the greatest in pro sports.
“This is not something I was looking for. It came to me and I want to look at it carefully,” King said.
Early Thursday morning, the City Council voted to create an inspector general to review and monitor the NYPD and expand the definition of racial profiling to include age, gender, sexual orientation and immigrant status.