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Monthly Archives: August 2018

Knicks Morning News (2018.08.31)

[ESPN] Down goes Frazier: Clyde gives ‘asterisk’ to KD (Thursday, August 30, 2018 2:26:03 PM) Clyde Frazier, when asked where he’d rank Kevin Durant on a list of all-time players, said he would dock the two-time Finals MVP for joining “a team that really didn’t need him.” [NYDN] William Shatner boldly goes on about life lessons he’s learned in new biography (Friday, August 31, 2018 3:00:00 AM) “I need answers!” Captain Kirk used to bark on “Star Trek.” Now, the man who played him hears the same demand from fans. Except the questions lobbed at William Shatner are personal: How …continue reading

Knicks Morning News (2018.08.30)

[NYDN] Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh sought to cap 9/11 payouts to victims’ families at $500G (Thursday, August 30, 2018 3:00:00 AM) Supreme Court Nominee Brett Kavanaugh wanted to cap the amount victims of 9/11 and their family members could receive from the federal government at $500,000, records obtained by the Daily News show. Kavanaugh, who served as associate White House Counsel during President George W. Bush’s administration,… [NYDN] Floyd (Money) Mayweather went on a major jewelry spending spree in the Diamond District (Thursday, August 30, 2018 3:00:00 AM) After a weekend of wheeling and dealing in Atlantic City,. Floyd …continue reading

Knicks Morning News (2018.08.29)

[ESPN] Knicks fan sells off allegiance, will root for Lakers (Tuesday, August 28, 2018 6:23:25 PM) An angry New York Knicks fan sold his fanhood for a total of $3,450 and will root for the Los Angeles Lakers this season. [NYPost] Knicks publicly fight back against turncoat fan (Tuesday, August 28, 2018 6:36:34 AM) If the Knicks hoped publicly taking a shot at an “attention-grabbing gentleman” would shrink that attention, they were wrong. After a longtime Knicks fan announced he was auctioning off his NBA loyalty on eBay, so exasperated was he by rooting for the woebegone franchise, the Knicks …continue reading

Knicks Morning News (2018.08.28)

[NYDN] Resignation signals Trump administration slow gutting of Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (Tuesday, August 28, 2018 3:00:00 AM) The resignation Monday of the federal student loan ombudsman — along with his scathing kissoff letter — marks another in a series of slashes and setbacks to the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau. Seth Frotman, watchdog of the $1.5 trillion student loan industry, quit in protest over what he… [NYDN] Debate fixing N.Y.’s economy: Cuomo and Nixon need to get beyond platitudes (Tuesday, August 28, 2018 2:00:00 AM) With only a few weeks left until the Democratic primary, Gov. Andrew Cuomo and his …continue reading

Knicks Morning News (2018.08.27)

[NYDN] Michael Cohen was a lousy landlord, records show (Monday, August 27, 2018 3:00:00 AM) Add shady construction permits to Michael Cohen’s laundry list of legal troubles. Besides cheating on his taxes, lying to banks and violating campaign finance laws while working for President Trump, public records show that Cohen’s partners in three apartment buildings submitted documents falsely… [NYDN] EXCLUSIVE: NYCHA orders entire staff at Throggs Neck development in Bronx to turn in keys and get out (Monday, August 27, 2018 3:00:00 AM) A top-to-bottom house cleaning is unfolding at a Bronx public housing development where NYCHA discovered pervasive lead …continue reading

Knicks Morning News (2018.08.26)

[NYDN] President Trump is ‘flipping’ out over plea agreements and immunity deals (Sunday, August 26, 2018 3:00:00 AM) President Trump is flipping his lid over his former lawyer and other longtime confidants cooperating with prosecutors. Amid a week in which he was directly implicated in a criminal conspiracy, Trump fumed — using language worthy of a “Goodfellas” character — about “flippers” turning state’s evidence… [NYDN] This grilled cheese sandwich costs $275 — and it’s worth every penny (Sunday, August 26, 2018 3:00:00 AM) The Old Homestead Steakhouse is serving up decadent twists on classic sandwiches — and some of them …continue reading

Knicks Morning News (2018.08.25)

[NYTimes] W.N.B.A.’s Stars of Old Are New Again, and Six Wins From a Title (Friday, August 24, 2018 10:21:46 PM) Breanna Stewart and Diana Taurasi headline a semifinal playoff round defined by young talents coming into their own and W.N.B.A. veterans finding new ways to win. [NYDN] The Bronx has the second-highest crime rate in the city — and just 15% of NYPD surveillance cameras (Saturday, August 25, 2018 3:00:00 AM) The Bronx has the city’s second-highest rate of major crimes — but the fewest NYPD surveillance cameras except for Staten Island. The Argus cameras the police department have deployed …continue reading