Madison Square Garden
Wilt had some unbelievable games here. Ali and Frazier fought here. The players who will take the court at Madison Square Garden this weekend, though, don’t remember any of that. And yet they still regard the Garden as the World’s Most Famous Arena.
Friday night, Virginia meets Michigan State and Connecticut faces Iowa State in the East Regional semifinals.
Rangers goalie Henrik Lundqvist is a tough guy on ice, but he turns into a real softie when it comes to kids. He gave two teens a surprise they will never forget, in the form of a fantasy shopping trip.
Despite being placed in the South Region, Syracuse will open up at the First Niagara Center (formerly HSBC Arena) in Buffalo, N.Y.—the draw closest to campus that they could have possibly gotten.
Jackson has agreed to run the New York Knicks’ front office, a person familiar with the negotiations between the 11-time champion coach and the franchise told The Associated Press on Friday.
The Big East is as good as ever, particularly after adding a Creighton team that features likely NCAA Player of the Year Doug McDermott.
Justin Timberlake left his most eager Tri-State area fans crying a river Wednesday night.
Five of the most legendary concert venues in America are the Apollo Theater, the Fillmore, the Hollywood Bowl, Madison Square Garden and Ryman Auditorium.
Kept in peak form by running up 15 flights of stairs at his hotel, the old English sheepdog that nearly won at the Westminster Kennel Club Dog Show last year bounded to an early victory Monday.
Derick Brassard scored the go-ahead goal with 7:46 left in the third period and the New York Rangers used late offense to beat the New York Islanders for the second straight game, 4-1 on Friday night.
“We don’t pursue celebrities to attend Nets games,” Barry Baum, the team’s chief communications officer at Barclays Center, said. “It’s not our style. Celebrities that do come to Nets games pay for their seats.”
Anthony scored a career-high 62 points to break the franchise and current Madison Square Garden records, and the Knicks beat the Charlotte Bobcats 125-96 on Friday night to stop a five-game losing streak.
It seems Carmelo Anthony’s frustrations are starting to boil over. Melo reportedly told a heckler to “Go (bleep) yourself” as the Knicks were limping toward the finish Wednesday.
The nation’s premier canine event is indeed opening the doggie door to mixed-breed competitors, which will be included in Westminster’s new agility trial.
New York City police say 38 people were arrested and 85 were given summonses for drugs and other offenses. The band finishes up its 4-night stint with a New Year’s Eve performance.