Posts Tagged New York

Mets rout Phillies 11-2; Wheeler strong again

New York Mets' Curtis Granderson, left, and Ruben Tejada greet Mets' Daniel Murphy (28) at the plate after scoring on Murphy's fifth-inning, three-run, home run off Philadelphia Phillies starting pitcher Kyle Kendrick in a baseball game in New York, Wednesday, July 30, 2014. Philadelphia Phillies catcher Wil Nieves looks on. (AP Photo/Kathy Willens)

NEW YORK (AP) — Daniel Murphy hit a three-run homer to back up Zack Wheeler’s sixth straight strong start, and the New York Mets routed the Philadelphia Phillies 11-2 on Wednesday afternoon.

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Bills’ Bradham suspended 1 game by NFL

PITTSFORD, N.Y. (AP) — Buffalo Bills linebacker Nigel Bradham has been suspended by the NFL for the team’s regular-season opener for violating the league’s substance abuse policy.

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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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