Today in sports history for Friday, Feb. 20

...league baseball association, is organized in Pittsburgh.1951 - In the wake of the college point-shaving scandal, Long Island University drops basketball and all other intercollegiate sports. LIU revives basketball in 1957.1971 - En route...
Today in history for Tuesday, Feb. 17

...lived 488 days with the heart.)In 1995, Colin Ferguson was convicted of six counts of murder in the December 1993 Long Island Rail Road shootings (he was later sentenced to a minimum of 200 years in prison).Ten years ago: President George...
Destinations for 2015

...Flushing, the Asian and Latin American ethnic mix in Jackson Heights and the emerging industrial-chic ambience of Long Island City. But the borough is not quite on tourist radars yet - though the Lonely Planet pronouncement may change that...
Wilbur J. Donnelly

...commercial fisherman, construction worker, worked at the Sitka Saw Mill, Snettishaam, the Trans-Alaska Pipeline, and Long Island Development Co. David Light and Wilbur were the last survivors who worked on the ANB Hall in Klukwan.He also served...
Today In Sports History: Nov. 26

...overtime after trailing by 25 points in the first half.1997 - Charles Jones scores a school-record 53 points and Long Island University beats Division III Medgar Evers 179-62, breaking the NCAA record for margin of victory. The 117-point...
Today In Sports History beat brother Willie in the U.S. Open.1933 - Primo Carnera knocks out Jack Sharkey in the sixth round at the Long Island City Bowl to win the world heavyweight title.1947 - Betty Jameson wins the U.S. Women's Open by six strokes over...
Art history: sculptor reveals ancient beauty of Southeast stones was like an Easter egg hunt. There are so many islands in the South Prince of Wales area, in the Dall Island, Long Island area and you'd never know ... that's the thrilling part."Now based in Juneau, Koenitzer recently discovered...
Today in Sports History

...race between American Eclipse (representing The North) and Henry (representing The South) is held at Union Course, Long Island, N.Y. American Eclipse wins in two-of-three heats, after his original jockey, William Crafts, is replaced...
Today in sports history

...seconds (six overtimes) to edge the Montreal Maroons 1-0 in the semifinals of the Stanley Cup playoffs.1941 - Long Island University wins the NIT championship with a 56-42 victory over Ohio.1945 - NYU battles back from a ten-point deficit...
Today in sports history

...76ers for the longest single-season losing streak in NBA history.2001 - Connecticut cruises to a 101-29 win over Long Island University in the first round of the East Regional, the best defensive effort in the history of the women's NCAA...


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