Yankees captain Derek Jeter announces via Facebook that the 2014 season will … – New York Daily News

New York Daily NewsIt was the Facebook post read ’round the world. Yankees fans probably didn’t “Like” the news of Derek Jeter’s decision to retire after the upcoming season, but … Read More

NYC Turns Times Square Into Super Bowl Boulevard – ABC News

ABC NewsAssociated Press. Laughter and shrieks echoed through Times Square on Wednesday as bundled-up football fans slid down a gleaming toboggan run, the centerpiece of a Super Bowl-themed outdoor street … Read More

Quentin Tarantino files lawsuit a week after script leak – NBCNews.com

NBCNews.comA week after declaring he would no longer make his next film “The Hateful Eight” because someone in his small circle had leaked the screenplay, director Quentin Tarantino has taken … Read More

De Blasio admits mistakes in snow removal on Upper East Side – New York Daily News

New York Daily NewsMarcus Santos/New York Daily News. At 53rd St. and Park Ave., drivers were slipping and sliding Wednesday before snowplows finally arrived. RELATED: MAN SLASHED BY 3 TEENS … Read More

Rangers trade Michael Del Zotto for Nashville’s Kevin Klein – Newsday

NewsdayGREENBURGH, N.Y. – Michael Del Zotto, the former first-round pick who apparently couldn’t convince new Rangers coach Alain Vigneault that he would live up to his reputation as an effective … Read More

DNA matches remains to missing autistic boy in New York City – NBCNews.com (blog)

NBCNews.com (blog)Body parts found along the shore of the East River in Queens have been matched by DNA to Avonte Oquendo, the teen who went missing more than three months … Read More

Michelle Obama slam dunks during Miami Heat visit to the White House – New York Daily News

New York Daily NewsMichelle Obama can dunk! The First Lady hammed it up with NBA star LeBron James when the champs from the Miami Heat stopped by the White House … Read More

Super Bowl matchup features No. 1 seeds Seahawks, Broncos – Milwaukee Journal Sentinel

Milwaukee Journal SentinelRon Wolf and Charley Armey, a pair of Super Bowl-winning general managers in the 1990s, both favored Seattle in interviews shortly after the Seahawks defeated San Francisco, 23-17, … Read More

NJ Mayor: Sandy Aid Ultimatum Came From Christie – NBC New York

NBC New YorkThe committee issued 20 new subpoenas Friday as the traffic jam plot reached deep into Christie’s administration; the Port Authority of New York and New Jersey, which runs … Read More

Hoboken residents sound off on Christie administration – New York Daily News

New York Daily NewsJeff Bachner for New York Daily News. In the ShopRite parking lot where Zimmer was allegedly strong-armed by a top-level Christie lieutenant, Hoboken resident Joann Catalano, 55, … Read More

UFC 168: Chris Weidman wins when Anderson Silva breaks leg – Los Angeles Times

Los Angeles TimesLAS VEGAS — Anderson Silva’s attempt to recapture the Ultimate Fighting Championship middleweight belt ended Saturday night in a grotesque lower left leg injury that casts the 38-year-old’s … Read More

Carmelo Anthony misses 2nd in row – ESPN

ESPNNEW YORK — Knicks star Carmelo Anthony will miss Friday night’s game against the Toronto Raptors due to a lingering left ankle injury, coach Mike Woodson said. It will be … Read More

Scorsese, DiCaprio team again in extravagant ‘Wolf’ – Tbo.com

Tbo.comNEW YORK — “Anything goes” was the guiding ethos for Martin Scorsese and Leonardo DiCaprio in making their extravagant dark comedy of Wall Street excess, “The Wolf of Wall Street.” … Read More

New York ex-Governor Spitzer, wife say marriage is over – Reuters

Reuters(Reuters) – Former New York Governor Eliot Spitzer and his wife, Silda Wall Spitzer, said they are ending their marriage, more than five years after she stood by his side … Read More

Christmas hoops takes over the Big Apple – New York Daily News

New York Daily NewsIt’s Ho Ho Holiday Hoops in New York City this Christmas as both the Nets and the Knicks host matinees today. The Nets opened the NBA’s holiday … Read More

‘Wolf’ a howl, but not much bite – Philly.com

Philly.comTHE BUCKET-SHOP swindler whose story is told in “The Wolf of Wall Street” is now a “motivational” speaker, but he’s got nothing on Martin Scorsese. Though conceived as a put-down … Read More

Chris Ivory climbs back over 100 yards for Jets, fantasy owners – SB Nation

SB NationThe Jets running back had his second-most rushing yards of the season Sunday. We break down the fantasy implications. New York Jets running back Chris Ivory had his second-biggest … Read More

Choo signing vaults Rangers to top of AL mountain – MLB.com

MLB.comThe Texas Rangers just won the offseason. In the end, it appears to be about that simple. That is, if winning the offseason is defined as identifying the club that … Read More

Report: MLB’s new rule will cost MLB the best pitcher in Japan – USA TODAY

USA TODAYMasahiro Tanaka celebrates after winning the Japan Series. (PHOTO: AFP PHOTO / JIJI PRESS JAPAN OUTJIJI PRESS/AFP/Getty Images). Earlier this week, Major League Baseball and Japan’s Nippon Professional Baseball … Read More

Brandon Sutter scores lone SO goal, Penguins top Rangers – USA TODAY

USA TODAYNEW YORK (AP) — The Pittsburgh Penguins have plenty of familiar names up and down their roster. Now they are excelling even with some prominent players on the shelf. … Read More