Posts Tagged New York

New-Look NBA: A player’s perspective, Paul Pierce

In this Oct. 16, 2014, photo, Washington Wizards NBA basketball player Paul Pierce is interviewed at the Verizon Center in Washington. When Pierce watched the Wizards in last season's playoffs, he saw plenty of talent and potential. He also saw some issues. They needed something. Turns out, Pierce thought they needed ... him. (AP Photo/Cliff Owen)

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Associated Press will periodically look at the changing landscape of the NBA during the upcoming season from three perspectives: A player’s viewpoint, from the bench, and from the front office. An interview with veteran forward Paul Pierce of the Washington Wizards tips off the series:

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Klein’s OT goal caps Rangers’ comeback win vs. NJ

New York Rangers goaltender Henrik Lundqvist, of Sweden, makes a save on a shot by New Jersey Devils' Patrik Elias (26), of the Czech Republic, during the second period of an NHL hockey game Tuesday, Oct. 21, 2014, in Newark, N.J. (AP Photo/Bill Kostroun)

NEWARK, N.J. (AP) — Kevin Kline and the New York Rangers refused to give up, even when they faced a two-goal deficit midway through the third period.

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Buffalo’s Cross gets interim advice from Orgeron

AMHERST, N.Y. (AP) — Alex Cross had a favor to ask when Ed Orgeron called to congratulate him on becoming the University at Buffalo’s interim football coach.

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40 years later, ‘Power Broker’ is standard reading

In this Aug. 20, 2008 file photo, author and biographer Robert Allan Caro smiles during an interview in New York. A generation of city planners and builders have come of age since Caro's 1,300-page, Pulitzer Prize-winning biography "The Power Broker," was published 40 years ago. Celebrated for its exhaustive detail, controversial for its startling disclosures, Caro's book has been cited as inspiration for a new approach to urban planning _ more modest in scale, more focused on community involvement. (AP Photo/Bebeto Matthews, File)

NEW YORK (AP) — Carl Weisbrod was two years out of graduate school, planning a career in law, when a new book about municipal builder Robert Moses changed his life: Robert Caro’s “The Power Broker.”

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Bills’ Spiller has chance to return from injury

Buffalo Bills running back C.J. Spiller (28) is comforted as he is carted off the field after being injured during the first half of an NFL football game against the Minnesota Vikings, Sunday, Oct. 19, 2014, in Orchard Park, N.Y.  (AP Photo/Gary Wiepert)

BUFFALO, N.Y. (AP) — Buffalo Bills running back C.J. Spiller’s season isn’t over just yet.

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