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Friday, September 21, 2018

Author: Mike Kurylo

Mike Kurylo is the founder and editor of His book on the 2012 Knicks, "We’ll Always Have Linsanity," is on sale now. Follow him on twitter (@KnickerBlogger).

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Knicks Morning News (2018.09.12)

[NYDN] Navy’s ‘Harpy Daniels’ is the drag queen of the sea — with hopes to inspire (Wednesday, September 12, 2018 3:00:00 AM) Navy sailor Joshua Kelly has taken the definition of a nautical star to the next level — he is the drag queen of the sea. The 24-year-old sailor, who uses the drag name “Harpy Daniels,” is stationed on the USS Ronald Reagan at Yokosuka, Japan and working as an administration supervisor, but that… [NYDN] Andrea Barber thankful ‘Fuller House’ has finally gotten ‘validation’ — and she’s found peace with people who thought Kimmy Gibbler was annoying (Wednesday, September …continue reading

Knicks Morning News (2018.09.11)

[NYTimes] Jordin Canada Is the Sue Bird Protégé Who’s Got Next, and Now (Tuesday, September 11, 2018 12:00:04 AM) That the Seattle Storm, just one win from a W.N.B.A. title, have came to rely so much on the rookie guard Jordin Canada is no accident. [NYDN] Teens can’t put their phones down and prefer texting to in-person communication: study (Tuesday, September 11, 2018 3:00:00 AM) Teens prefer texting to face-to-face communication — and social media is helping some teens feel less lonely, even if they recognize social media’s negative qualities, according to a new study. The study, released Monday by …continue reading

Knicks Morning News (2018.09.10)

[NYTimes] Lifted by Stewart and Bird, Seattle Closes In on a W.N.B.A. Title (Monday, September 10, 2018 5:03:43 AM) Breanna Stewart scored 9 of her 25 points in the fourth quarter, Sue Bird came up with a key defensive play in the Storm’s 75-73 win over the Mystics. Seattle took a 2-0 series lead. [NYDN] Brother of 9/11 victim returns to Ground Zero every year to honor sibling (Monday, September 10, 2018 3:15:00 AM) On Sept. 12, 2001, West Point cadet Joe Quinn boarded a Metro-North train for Lower Manhattan in search of his older brother. It took him a …continue reading

Knicks Morning News (2018.09.09)

[NYDN] Manhattan rooftop bees are making this bakery’s Rosh Hashana honey (Sunday, September 09, 2018 3:00:00 AM) There’s a lot of buzz around this Manhattan bakery leading up to Rosh Hashana. For the first time in its five-year-history, Breads Bakery is using its own beehives on a rooftop just north of Union Square to make honey for the high holiday that kicks off Sunday. “We’re really excited about it,”… [NYDN] The message Miss America is missing without a swimwear category (Sunday, September 09, 2018 3:00:00 AM) With the 2019 Miss America finals this weekend and leadership controversy surrounding the pageant, …continue reading

Knicks Morning News (2018.09.08)

[NYDN] Larry Nassar, Jameis Winston and the Trump administration’s proposed changes to campus sexual misconduct policies (Saturday, September 08, 2018 3:00:00 AM) College students face numerous adjustments as they return to campus for the fall semester. But if the Trump administration has its way, students nationwide will face an overhaul of sexual harassment and assault policies on campuses. A draft version of the proposed rules recently revealed by the… [NYDN] Waiting and waiting on the platform: Why we need congestion pricing now (Saturday, September 08, 2018 2:00:00 AM) My phone told me I’d be there in 30 minutes; I arrived …continue reading

Knicks Morning News (2018.09.07)

[NYDN] Black parents come out against de Blasio’s desegregation plan (Friday, September 07, 2018 2:30:00 PM) An all-Black parent activist group came out swinging against Mayor de Blasio’s controversial plan to desegregate the city’s elite specialized high schools, saying he has inadvertently provoked animosity between communities of color with an ill-considered program. Parenting While Black, a grassroots… [NYDN] Dolores O’Riordan’s death sheds light on alcohol-involved bathtub drownings (Friday, September 07, 2018 3:00:00 AM) The death of Cranberries singer Dolores O’Riordan – ruled Thursday to be an accidental drowning in her hotel bathtub following a night of drinking – is drawing …continue reading

Knicks Morning News (2018.09.06)

[NYDN] Legacy admissions and basic fairness: The wrong way to boost students’ college admissions chances (Thursday, September 06, 2018 2:00:00 AM) This time of year, college students throughout the country set foot on campus and begin a journey toward a higher degree, a career and economic opportunity. However, a sad reality in college admissions remains: If your parent or parents went to a prestigious university, your chances of attending… [NYDN] Charter a new course: Bail on bad city ballot items (Thursday, September 06, 2018 1:05:00 AM) When Mayor de Blasio set up a Charter Revision Commission in April to amend …continue reading