Posts Tagged New York

Reports say Comcast plans to drop $45B Time Warner Cable bid

This Feb. 11, 2011 file photo shows the Comcast logo on one of the company's vehicles, in Pittsburgh. Wall Street appears increasingly convinced Comcast’s $45.2 billion purchase of Time Warner Cable is dead.  telling indicator is the gap between the value Comcast’s all-stock bid assigned to each Time Warner Cable share and Time Warner Cable stock’s current price. That was at its widest point yet Thursday, April 23, 2015, a signal that investors are giving just 20 to 30 percent odds that the deal will go through, said Nomura analyst Adam Ilkowitz. (AP Photo/Gene J. Puskar, File)

NEW YORK (AP) — Comcast is abandoning its $45.2 billion purchase of Time Warner Cable, according to media reports.

Read the rest of this entry »

Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , ,

Seattle’s Marshall, Colorado’s Sarvas each suspended by MLS

NEW YORK (AP) — Major League Soccer on Thursday suspended Colorado midfielder Marcelo Sarvas for two games and Seattle defender Chad Marshall and New York City FC goalkeeper Josh Saunders for one game. All three players were also fined an undisclosed sum.

Read the rest of this entry »

Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , ,

Rodriguez exceeds expectations, helps Yankees stay relevant

In this April 15, 2015, file photo, New York Yankees' Alex Rodriguez watches his solo home run in front of Baltimore Orioles catcher Caleb Joseph during the fourth inning of a baseball game in Baltimore. Derek Jeter and Mariano Rivera having moved on, this looked like it might be a mundane season in the Bronx. Enter Rodriguez, who is showing signs of recapturing his slugging prowess and maybe , just maybe, winning back a few fans. (AP Photo/Patrick Semansky, File)

DETROIT (AP) — The New York Yankees missed the playoffs the last two years while saying goodbye to a pair of greats. Mediocrity — or, worse yet, irrelevance — was a very real possibility heading into 2015.

Read the rest of this entry »

Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , ,

New Whitney design by Renzo Piano a game changer for museum

In this Tuesday, April 21, 2015 photo, workers rest on the steps of the Whitney Museum of American Art in New York. The Whitney opens the doors to its new home on May 1. The $422 million Renzo Piano-design is a game-changer for the museum. The 220,000-square-foot space, including 18,000 feet unencumbered by structural columns and 13,000 feet of outdoor terrace galleries, doubles its former home on the Upper East Side. (AP Photo/Mark Lennihan)

NEW YORK (AP) — Street banners for weeks have teased: “Whitney, Unpacking in the Meatpacking, May 2015.”

Read the rest of this entry »

Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , ,

Bullpen blows lead for Stults; Braves lose to Mets 3-2

Atlanta Braves starting pitcher Eric Stults delivers in the first inning of a baseball game against the New York Mets in New York, Wednesday, April 22, 2015. (AP Photo/Kathy Willens)

NEW YORK (AP) — Eric Stults gave the Atlanta Braves an encouraging outing from the back of their rotation. They needed a better performance by the bullpen and a little more luck to slow down the streaking Mets.

Read the rest of this entry »

Tags: , , , , , , , , , ,