Embedded above is a clip from HBO's "Real Sports" piece on New York City firefighter and triathlete Matt Long, who was once run over by a bus.
Related below is a clip from their piece of Olympic runner Lolo Jones.
Watch and enjoy. The episodes premieres Tuesday night (May 22).... » more
Lacrosse finally gets its first feature film when "Crooked Arrows" hits theaters in select cities on May 18 -- yes, Long Island is among the areas for first release -- then goes nationwide on June 1.
Here's the synopsis of the film, written by Todd Baird and Brad Riddell and directed by Steve Rash:
"A mixed-blood Native American, Joe Logan (played by Brandon Routh) is... » more
Giants quarterback Eli Manning takes his turn as host of "Saturday Night Live" this week, with musical guest Rihanna.
There's a conference call with reporters around lunchtime on Wednesday, but for those of you who don't want to wait to read that or watch the show, here are some "SNL" promos via NBC. Give them a look in the video embedded below.
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Happy fifth birthday to WatchDog, which launched on May 2, 2007, and was one of the most rewarding and enjoyable experiences of my career.
It even made me briefly famous!
Thanks to everyone who has read it over the years, and to everyone who continues to read Newsday in all of its forms - now 72 years into serving Long Island, and poised to do so for another 72.
To celebrate WatchDog's... » more