Posts Tagged New York

Wozniacki confident she can finish NYC Marathon

Professional tennis player Caroline Wozniacki talks during a news conference, Wednesday, Oct. 29, 2014, in New York. The Danish tennis star, formerly top-ranked in the world,  will run the New York City Marathon, Sunday, Nov. 2, to raise funds for the New York Road Runners Team for Kids charity, which promotes youth running. (AP Photo/Mark Lennihan)

NEW YORK (AP) — Caroline Wozniacki started having nightmares of being rolled off the New York City Marathon course in a wheelchair.

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Net gain: NYR Lundqvist repped by Federer’s agency

In this Sept. 8, 2013, file photo, New York Rangers goalie Henrik Lundqvist watches play during the women's singles final of the 2013 U.S. Open tennis tournament in New York. Roger Federer's long-time agent is branching out beyond tennis. The agency headed by Tony Godsick _ who has worked with 17-time major champion Federer for nearly a decade _ will represent Henrik Lundqvist for off-ice marketing deals. (AP Photo/Kathy Willens, File)

NEW YORK (AP) — Roger Federer’s longtime agent is branching out beyond tennis.

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Country music fest coming to NY’s Randall’s Island

In this April 7, 2014 file photo, country singer Dierks Bentley performs at ACM Presents an All-Star Salute to the Troops in Las Vegas. Bentley, Brad Paisley and Luke Bryan will perform in a three-day country music festival in New York next summer. Live Nation Entertainment announced Wednesday, Oct. 29, that FarmBorough will take place June 26-28 on Randall’s Island. It’s being billed as the first-ever country music festival in New York City. (Photo by Chris Pizzello/Invision/AP, File)

NEW YORK (AP) — A new three-day country music festival starring Luke Bryan, Brad Paisley and Dierks Bentley will debut in New York City next summer.

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Elton John at AIDS event: Pope Francis is my hero

Elton John performs at the Elton John AIDS Foundation’s 13th Annual "An Enduring Vision" benefit at Cipriani's Wall Street on Tuesday, Oct. 28, 2014, in New York. (Photo by Charles Sykes/Invision/AP)

NEW YORK (AP) — Elton John called Pope Francis “my hero” for his compassion and push to accept gays in the Catholic church at his annual AIDS benefit.

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NY school cancels last football game, cites hazing

ELDRED, N.Y. (AP) — Officials in a rural school district in upstate New York say they’ve canceled the varsity football team’s season finale over hazing.

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