Posts Tagged New York

Rabe, Wolcott, Bidart among winners of PEN awards

NEW YORK (AP) — Playwright David Rabe, journalist and critic James Wolcott and poet Frank Bidart are among this year’s winners of awards given out by the PEN American Center, the literary and human rights organization.

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Fitz and The Tantrums headline US Open ceremony

This handout provided by the United States Tennis Association shows Noelle Scaggs, left, and Fitz, of Fitz and the Tantrums, posed on the observation deck of the Empire State Building in New York. Fitz and The Tantrums and 3 Winans Brothers will be the headlining acts for the opening ceremony at the U.S. Open tennis tournament, scheduled for Aug. 25, 2014. (AP Photo/USTA, Jennifer Pottheiser)

NEW YORK (AP) — Fitz and The Tantrums and 3 Winans Brothers will be the headlining acts for the opening ceremony at the U.S. Open tennis tournament.

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Churchill Downs, Saratoga close to management deal

SARATOGA SPRINGS, N.Y. (AP) — Churchill Downs Inc. is finalizing a deal with the operators of the Saratoga Casino and Raceway to manage the upstate New York gambling facility and another in Colorado, the companies announced Wednesday.

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This Date In Baseball

1930 — Lou Gehrig drove in eight runs with a grand slam and two doubles as the New York Yankees outlasted the Boston Red Sox 14-13.

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Gardner, Yankees snap skid with 12-11 win at Texas

Texas Ranger's starting pitcher Nick Martinez throws in the first inning of a baseball game between the New York Yankees and the Texas Rangers Tuesday, July 29, 2014, in Arlington, Texas.  (AP Photo/Ralph Lauer)

ARLINGTON, Texas (AP) — Brett Gardner got things started for the New York Yankees with a leadoff home run, then had three more hits after that.

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