'Concussion' director says no compromises made for NFL

...head-trauma film "Concussion" is already sparking controversy.Citing studio emails leaked in the hack of Sony Pictures, The New York Times reported Tuesday that "Concussion" was altered to avoid antagonizing the NFL. The Times quoted one email that...
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From Mount McKinley to Mount Denali

...wilderness." His account was published a year later in the New York Sun. Q: WAS THERE A CHALLENGE TO THE MOUNT MCKINLEY...Geological Survey disputed Dickey's name in 1899, but the New York Sun stepped in and pointed out Dickey's accounts and...
Today In Sports History for August 26

...straight Davis Cup by beating the United States.1961 - The International Hockey Hall of Fame opens in Toronto.1972 - The New York Cosmos win the NASL championship, defeating the St. Louis Stars 2-1.1989 - Trumbull, Conn., becomes the first...
US returns $15 million Picasso painting stolen from France

...accomplishment when we return a piece of art like this," Salda?±a said.The painting was on its way from Belgium to the New York borough of Queens when it was identified and seized in Newark, New Jersey.Kelly Currie, acting U.S. attorney...
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Jets' Smith out 6-10 weeks after punch in jaw from teammate

FLORHAM PARK, N.J. - Geno Smith's hopes for a breakout season with the New York Jets took a major blow - to the jaw.The quarterback will be sidelined at least 6-10 weeks with a broken jaw after being punched...
Today In Sports History for August 21-22

...50 homers in each of four consecutive seasons, hitting Nos. 49 and 50 in the first game of a doubleheader against the New York Mets.1999 - Jenny Thompson breaks Mary T. Meagher's 18-year-old 100-meter butterfly record at the Pan Pacific...
Fogle to plead guilty to sex acts with minors, child porn

...the dates of the alleged sex acts.Tweets from Subway's official account indicate Fogle attended events ahead of the New York Marathon in November 2012, appearing in a segment of a news program on Nov. 1 and sitting on a panel with Subway teammates...
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Today In Sports History for Aug. 17

1933 - Lou Gehrig of the New York Yankees plays his 1,308th straight game to break Everett Scott's record of 1,307.1960 - Flash Elorde knocks out Harold...
Today In Sports History for Aug. 14

...of sudden death to take the PGA championship.1977 - The New York Cosmos, led by Pele, plays before a record crowd of...12.56 seconds at the Weltklasse Grand Prix.2003 - The New York blackout forces the evacuation of workers and players...
Bills claim Enemkpali, day after he punched Jets QB

...sucker punch that broke quarterback Geno Smith's jaw in the New York Jets' locker room.That doesn't mean Ryan - the...linebacker.Smith should be back in the lineup for the New York's first meeting against Buffalo, a prime-time game...
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