Gov. Andrew Cuomo is hearing it from upstate and downstate. Protesters, politicians, and union leaders want him to extend the millionaire’s tax.
The college football season is back, and not a second too soon. This year’s race to the BCS title is wide open. I know that’s one of those overused clichés, but this year it rings truer than ever.
Thousands of people filled City Hall Park Saturday morning in a show of solidarity with union workers in Wisconsin.
Wisconsin state workers protesting a move to severely curtail their collective bargaining rights have found allies in New Jersey.
A rally at the New Jersey Statehouse this Friday is just one of many being held across the country.
Jordan Taylor and Wisconsin found themselves in a huge hole against previously unbeaten Ohio State, but the Badgers only needed about 13 minutes to shatter the Buckeyes’ chase at an undefeated season.
TCU becomes the first school not from an automatic-BCS-bid conference to win the Rose Bowl and UConn’s magical run comes to an end against Oklahoma at the Fiesta Bowl.
Andy Dalton threw a touchdown pass and ran for a score, linebacker Tank Carder swatted down a 2-point conversion pass attempt with 2 minutes to play, and No. 3 TCU completed a perfect season with its first Rose Bowl victory.
Wisconsin-TCU is truly a fascinating matchup between two very balanced teams that have destroyed virtually everybody who got in their way.
The New York Giants have returned to New Jersey after being stranded in Wisconsin after Sunday’s loss to the Green Bay Packers. Team spokesman Pat Hanlon said Tuesday that the team arrived at Newark Liberty Airport at about 11 a.m.
There was a roll of the dice up in the Catskills on Monday night as the State of New York tried to fashion a new casino deal for the blighted region. Many are betting on it.
#9 Ohio State @ #20 Iowa: This is the game of the week. Ohio State is very much alive and in a three-way tie with Michigan State and Wisconsin for the conference lead.
They’re a bit like circling buzzards. The one-loss teams are hanging around the fringe, waiting and hoping for something bad to happen to the four undefeated teams at the front of the BCS line.
10. Nebraska (8-1): The Cornhuskers played Iowa State without quarterback Taylor Martinez and were lucky to come out alive in their 31-30 overtime win.
5. Andrew Luck, QB, Stanford: Stanford has been flying under the radar and so has their star quarterback. But Luck is the best pure quarterback in the game.