With most of the season in the rearview mirror, it is time to look back on the season that was and recognize the players who were most - or least - likely to help fantasy owners contend for a title.
Fantasy MVP Two weeks ago, I would have thought Robert Griffin III (QB, Redskins) was a lock to become the fantasy MVP, but his knee sprain in Week 14 changed all of that. Instead, the MVP goes... » more
Italian traditions are largely religious, chef Cesare Casella tells me. And the Feast of the Seven Fishes, a Christmas Eve mainstay in Italian culture where fish is served across multiple courses, is no different.
"To eat the fish was a sign that you respected the church," says Casella, a native of Lucca, Italy and the Dean of Italian Studies at the International Culinary Center... » more
Updated 8:03 p.m. Mark Sanchez has been benched for Sunday's game against San Diego, and Greg McElroy has been named the starter, the Jets announced Tuesday.
The switch comes after Sanchez threw four interceptions and fumbled on the final play Monday night in a 14-10 loss at Tennessee that eliminated the Jets from playoff contention.
"Where the team is now, I think this is best... » more
The board of the State Thruway Authority voted Monday to endorse the $3.1 billion bid for construction of a new Tappan Zee Bridge and to give the bridge contract to Tappan Zee Constructors, a consortium led by Fluor Enterprises of Irving, Texas, and American Bridge of Coraopolis, Pa.
The plan calls for a dual-span bridge to be built in roughly the same location.
Construction is expected... » more
Dozens of family members who lost loved ones to bullets gathered at City Hall Monday to once again call on the president and Congress to curb gun violence.
Mayor Michael Bloomberg's coalition of elected officials, Mayors Against Illegal Guns, launched another online campaign in light of the Newtown school shooting that left 20 children and seven adults dead.
The mayor and the family... » more
The R train is expected to be running between Manhattan and Brooklyn by the end of the week for the first time since Superstorm Sandy, according to published reports.
Service along the line has slowly returned since the superstorm hit, and the train currently runs in two sections between Forest Hills-71st Ave. and Whitehall Street, and Jay St-MetroTech and Bay Ridge-95th Street.
"We... » more
SUNY students who withdraw from classes because of Superstorm Sandy will get back a full tuition refund, Gov. Andrew Cuomo said Monday.
The SUNY Board of Trustees passed a resolution that will give campus presidents discretion to grant the refund for any student who withdraws from the current semester and/or spring 2013.
"SUNY students whose studies were disrupted by Hurricane Sandy... » more
The MTA said Monday it will begin the next phase of its Fastrack maintenance program in January, temporarily shutting down overnight service in parts of upper Manhattan, Queens, the Bronx other areas.
Sections of the N/Q/R, 4/5/6, A and more will close for between two and four nights in a row from 10 p.m. to 5 a.m. as 800 to 900 workers descend into the tunnels.
The first closure will... » more
One was that rare place where you could find vintage Led Zeppelin vinyl in Manhattan. Others were local joints where generations shared their favorite sandwich or ice cream cone.
Bleeker Bob's in Greenwich Village, Harlem's Lenox Lounge, the Stage Deli in midtown, and the other city institutions that shut down or announced closure plans in 2012 might not have been able to stay open in a New... » more
R.A. Dickey's days in Queens appear to be done as the Mets sacrificed short-term success for the long-term plan.
The Mets' pitching staff takes an obvious hit by losing the 2012 NL Cy Young Award winner to the Blue Jays. Johan Santana should be the opening day starter, and Jonathan Niese will likely be near the top of the rotation as long as he isn't dealt, too.
Rookie Matt Harvey has... » more