Ahem: From the New York Daily News: “[Former FIFA exec Chuck] Blazer often worked from two apartments where he lived on the 49th floor [of the Trump Tower] in $18,000 per month digs for himself and an adjoining $6,000 retreat largely for his unruly cats, according to a source.” Thoughts: 1) What? 2) Seriously, what? […]
An education reformer from Florida has been tapped as New York State’s new education commissioner, the Daily News has learned.
The Jets firmed up their new scouting structure by staying in-house. According to Manish Mehta of the New York Daily News, Jets General Manager Mike Maccagnan promoted Matt Bazirgan to become his new pro personnel director. Bazirgan replaces Brendan Prophett, who was fired along with five scouts after the draft. Prophett had been with the team nine years. Bazirgan has…
Sandra Lee lost 15 pounds in just five days following a double mastectomy. According to the New York Daily News, the celebrity chef was still in the hospital recovering this weekend after Tuesday’s procedure. She has been very sick in recent days, and hasn’t been feeling up to doing much of anything. Show More Summary
St. John’s guard Rysheed Jordan is expected to be ruled academically ineligible for the fall semester and may have played his last game for the team, according to a report by Roger Rubin of the New York Daily News. Jordan, the Johnnies best returning player, could still get his grades in order to play during the […]
Police in New York have pulled the body of a man they believe is a kayaker who went missing April 19 on the Hudson River, and whose fiancee stands charged with his murder. As the New York Daily News reports, police think the body found yesterday near the Cornwall Yacht...
Robert De Niro did not waste much time offering some harsh truths on Friday to graduates at New York University’s Tisch School of Arts, the New York Daily News reported. “Tisch graduates, you made it — and you’re fcked,” he said within a minute of taking the stage,...
The New York Daily News now has two bidders — John Catsimatidis and a group led by Jimmy Finkelstein. If Finkelstein takes over, say goodbye to the Daily News as you know it. According to The New York Post, Finkelstein has plans to change the tabloid into a digital-only production in an effort to eventually turn a profit. Show More Summary
The newspaper industry is in a tough spot, with circulation and advertising falling and no clear sign of how to crack digital. In the US, New York Daily News is struggling to sell itself for $1 at the moment and while that's one of the worst horror stories from the industry, it's a sign that things are not looking good. Show More Summary
Daron Dylon Wint, the suspect in the quadruple murder of a wealthy Washington DC family, was arrested tonight without incident. The manhunt for Daron Wint was captured tonight. The New York Daily News reported: The suspect for the quadruple murder … Continue reading ?
According to the New York Daily News, Mindy Kaling and her gentleman friend B.J. Novak have sold a book about their "weird as hell" relationship. The duo (don't say couple!) will reportedly earn $7.5 million to tell the story of what Kaling calls their "romantically charged camaraderie with loud arguments." According... More »
John Catsimatidis, the supermarket mogul, is seriously interested in purchasing The New York Daily News. Catsimatidis not only submitted a bid, he’s hoping for an exclusive negotiating period, which would lock out other competitors. Fortunately...Show More Summary
(Steven Hayward) According to a story reported in the New York Daily News and other outlets, Hillary Clinton already has a list of prospective running mates, but there’s only one name on it: A former top Clinton administration official...Show More Summary
Natalee Holloway still hasn’t been found, and now officials in Aruba claim that the latest lead in her case is a lie. New York Daily News reports that the office of the Chief Prosecutor in the tourist town has released a statement, and it directly contrasts with what the so called tipster told the media. Show More Summary
The sale of The New York Daily News is not going well. The May 18 deadline set by Mort Zuckerman passed without a single offer being made. John Catsimatidis, the frontrunner from the beginning, told The New York Post he still plans to...Show More Summary
Draft lottery disappointment for Knicks Here’s the New York Daily News reporting on the Knicks, who after Tuesday’s Draft Lottery only came away with the No. 4 overall pick in June’s NBA Draft: Phil Jackson did not hit the jackpot, and he did not even land the all-important consolation prize. The pain and embarrassment of the worst season in franchise [...]
Why would someone buy the New York Daily News? “Maybe I want to be Walter Cronkite when I grow up,” says the one man who has expressed interest in the tabloid. (He’s 66.) (nytimes.com) New York Times Pulitzer-winner Gretchen Morgenson puts journalism in two categories: accountability, where journalists speak truth to power; and … Read More
"[New York state's highest court] is making a big mistake even hearing the crazy anti-NYU lawsuit to designate strips of village streets as parkland," says The Daily News.Hoping to block development, opponents focused on four strips of land... Show More Summary
Some of the most inspiring New York City stories take place in its classrooms, where educators help shape 1.1 million schoolkids.
The Daily News, once a quintessential New York tabloid, is bleeding millions and looking for a buyer, once again.