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Minnesota lawmaker Pat Garofalo is under fire for this tweet on March 9, 2014 about the NBA and its players. (Twitter/@PatGarofalo)

Minnesota Lawmaker Pat Garofalo Apologizes For NBA ‘Street Crime’ Tweet

State Rep. Pat Garofalo’s tweet about the NBA has prompted hundreds of responses, with many on social media calling it racist.

03/10/2014

(credit: Mount Vernon Mayor's Office)

Official: Mahopac Players Used Racial Slurs At Basketball Game Against Mount Vernon

Five more students have been suspended in connection with racist Twitter rants at a high school basketball game in Westchester County, and allegations were mounting Friday that players used racial slurs too.

03/07/2014

Confederate flag tweet. (credit: Mount Vernon Mayor Ernest Davis)

Students Suspended For Racial Tweets After Westchester High School Basketball Game

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.

03/06/2014

Masahiro "Ma-Kun" Tanaka (Photo by Brian Blanco/Getty Images)

Masahiro Mailbag: A Peek Inside The Mind Of Yankees’ Tanaka

Thanks for your questions submitted via Twitter Yankees starter Masahiro Tanaka. We chose some of the best ones and then added a few of our own.

03/06/2014

(credit: Mount Vernon Mayor's Office)

Fury Erupts Over Racially-Charged Tweets After Westchester High School Basketball Game

Some high school students in Westchester County were under fire Wednesday evening, after their basketball team lost a close game.

03/05/2014

Masahiro Tanaka #19 of the New York Yankees pitches against the Philadelphia Phillies at George M. Steinbrenner Field on March 1, 2014 in Tampa, Florida. (Scott Iskowitz/ Getty Images)

Mailbag: Hey, Tweeters — Masahiro Tanaka Wants To Hear From You!

Have a question for Yankees pitcher Masahiro Tanaka? All you have to do is tweet with the hashtag #AskTanakaWFAN. Your submission could be featured in a column later this week!

03/03/2014

Craig Carton (Photo by Al Dukes/WFAN)

Carton, Melo, Harvey, Heyman Crack List Of NY’s Most Influential Tweeters

New York Magazine released its list of New York’s most influential tweeters on Friday, and both WFAN and local athletes were well-represented.

02/28/2014

Jonathan Martin (Photo by Joel Auerbach/Getty Images), Richie Incognito (Photo by Streeter Lecka/Getty Images)

Incognito Lashes Out On Twitter, Says Martin Was Suicidal

Richie Incognito took aim at Dolphins teammate Jonathan Martin on Twitter Wednesday, saying “The truth is going to bury you and your entire ‘camp.’ You could have told the truth the entire time.”

02/13/2014

B&C with Jen Selter (TV)

On WFAN: Fitness Model Jen Selter Turns Butt Pics Into Big Bucks

The Instagram star says she’s been able to cash in on her gigantic following thanks to a blend of social media and photography skills — and her backside.

02/10/2014

Michael Sam #52 of the University of Missouri Tigers looks to sack Nathan Scheelhaase #2 of the University of Illinois Fighting Illini during the State Farm Arch Rivalry game on September 4, 2010 at the Edward Jones Dome in St. Louis, Missouri. The Tigers defeated the Fighting Illini 23-13. (Photo by Dilip Vishwanat/Getty Images)

Twitter Reactions: NFL Hopeful Michael Sam Announces He’s Gay

Messages of support from celebs, teammates, NFL players and media members poured in for the Missouri All-American defensive end. But others wondered whether the league is prepared to welcome gay players.

02/10/2014

Jessica Schneider, Robert Zych

CBS 2’s Jessica Schneider Comes To The Rescue Amid Rock Salt Shortage

CBS 2’s Jessica Schneider came to the rescue in Secaucus, N.J. Wednesday evening, as residents suffered from a severe salt shortage.

02/05/2014

A car sits in the median along Interstate 75 in icy conditions January 29, 2014 in Atlanta, Georgia.  Thousands of motorists were stranded, many overnight, as a winter storm dropped three inches of snow, and ice made driving hazardous. (Photo by Scott Cunninghaml/Getty Images)

Faced With Criticism, Atlanta Mayor Slams NYC Snow Response In Tweet

The mayor of Atlanta slammed New York City’s snow removal efforts this week, after a New Yorker mocked the response in Atlanta to a snowstorm that amounted to 3 inches.

01/29/2014

Lights atop the Empire State Building (Photo by Stan Honda/AFP/Getty Images)

Start Tweeting! Super Bowl Debates To Light Up Empire State Building

Not sure which team has the edge in Super Bowl XLVIII? Just look up. The ESB is teaming up with Verizon ahead of Sunday’s Denver-Seattle matchup for what’s being touted as “the first-ever social media-driven” light show.

01/27/2014

Bill Bratton (credit: Spencer Platt/Getty Images)

Police Commissioner Bratton Joins Twitter

Bratton Tweeted a photo of himself at a meeting about tracking crime statistics this morning.

01/23/2014

J.R. Smith (Photo by Jesse D. Garrabrant/NBAE via Getty Images)

J.R. Smith Tweets ‘Betrayal’ Pic Before Knicks Waive Brother

Knicks guard J.R. Smith is either upset with his team or just enjoys posting memes on social media. Maybe a little of both.

12/31/2013

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