Posts Tagged New York City

Miserable winter over, Jackson focused on Knicks’ key summer

In this June 10, 2014, file photo, New York Knicks president Phil Jackson smiles during a news conference in Tarrytown, N.Y. Jackson holds his end-of-season meeting on Tuesday, April 21, 2015,  with reporters after the Knicks finished a franchise-worst 17-65 in his first year in charge.  (AP Photo/Seth Wenig, File)

GREENBURGH, N.Y. (AP) — Phil Jackson oversaw the worst season in Knicks history, though he knows the franchise’s future won’t be determined by what happened during one miserable winter.

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Rangers shut down Penguins 2-1 to reclaim momentum

New York Rangers' Chris Kreider (20) celebrates with teammates after his goal during the second period of a first-round NHL playoff hockey game against the Pittsburgh Penguins in Pittsburgh Monday, April 20, 2015.(AP Photo/Gene J. Puskar)

PITTSBURGH (AP) — Henrik Lundqvist stopped 23 shots and the New York Rangers regained control of their first-round series against the Pittsburgh Penguins with a 2-1 win in Game 3 on Tuesday night.

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Tom Stoppard calls it a ‘frightening time’ for free speech

In this Sept. 4, 2012 file photo, British playwright Tom Stoppard poses as he arrives for the world premiere of "Anna Karenina," in London. Stoppard is to accept the PEN/Allen Foundation Literary Service Award, the highest honor bestowed by the American chapter of the global human-rights organization of writers and editors. (AP Photo/Sang Tan, File)

NEW YORK (AP) — Playwright Tom Stoppard said he will accept PEN’s highest award next month in New York to help put a spotlight on a “frightening time” for free expression.

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NY Islanders, fans count down final days on Long Island

This April 11, 2015 file photo show the New York Islanders play against the Columbus Blue Jackets in the first period of the Islanders last regular season home game at the Nassau Veterans Memorial Coliseum, in Uniondale, NY. For loyal fans of the Islanders, this year’s playoff run is tinged with even more of a sense of finality, and yes, sadness. Win or lose, these will be the last games for Long Island’s only major pro sports franchise, which will move to Brooklyn at the end of the season. (AP Photo/Kathy Kmonicek, File)

UNIONDALE, N.Y. (AP) — For loyal fans of the New York Islanders, this year’s playoff run is tinged with even more of a sense of finality, and yes, sadness. Win or lose, these will be the last games for Long Island’s only major professional sports franchise before it moves to Brooklyn next season.

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Portland scores late to beat NYC FC, 1-0

Portland Timbers' Dairon Asprilla (11), of Colombia, does a flip in front of teammate Darlington Nagbe (6), of Liberia, to celebrate scoring agains New York City FC during an MLS soccer game at Yankee Stadium, Sunday, April 19, 2015, in New York.  (AP Photo/Jason DeCrow)

NEW YORK (AP) — Dairon Asprilla scored his first MLS goal late in the second half and the Portland Timbers beat New York City FC 1-0 on Sunday night.

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