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Travelers can retrace 'Green Book' path with some research

Feb. 20, 2019 11:21 AM EST

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — The Oscar-nominated interracial road trip movie "Green Book" has spurred interest in the real guidebook that helped black travelers navigate segregated America. With a little research, travelers can find copies of "The Negro Motorist Green Book" online and retrace the route in the...

Players brace for moves as NHL trade deadline approaches

Feb. 20, 2019 11:00 AM EST

Thomas Vanek remembers waking up in Edmonton, Alberta, and turning on the TV in his hotel room to find out where he was heading. It was March 5, 2014, the NHL's trade deadline day, and Vanek's bags were packed. He knew he had played his final game a few days earlier for the New York Islanders after rejecting the...

Amtrak modifies Keystone Service due to weather

Feb. 20, 2019 9:42 AM EST

NEW YORK (AP) — Amtrak is modifying its Keystone Service between New York and Harrisburg, Pennsylvania, because of the impending winter storm. On Wednesday, Trains 647 and 651 will terminate in Philadelphia. Train 656 will originate in Philadelphia and Train 620 is canceled. Amtrak says Northeast Corridor...

Wounded sergeant attends NYPD detective's funeral

Feb. 20, 2019 9:27 AM EST

HAMPTON BAYS, N.Y. (AP) — The wounded supervisor of a New York City police detective killed by friendly fire last week is among the mourners attending his funeral. Newsday says NYPD Sgt. Matthew Gorman was brought by wheelchair to a Long Island church on Wednesday for the funeral of Detective Brian...

NYC mayor has his police detail pull over texting driver

Feb. 20, 2019 7:49 AM EST

NEW YORK (AP) — New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio says he was happy to be a "citizen patrol" when he directed his police detail to pull over a texting driver. The Democratic mayor says the traffic stop occurred Saturday while he was heading to a legislative event in Albany. The New York Post reports de...

New York Liberty excited for upcoming season with new owners

Feb. 20, 2019 1:48 AM EST

NEW YORK (AP) — It's been five weeks since the New York Liberty were sold to an investment group led by Brooklyn Nets minority owner Joseph Tsai, and the front office has been working hard to get the team ready to play in a few months when the WNBA season begins. "This is an exciting time for the...

Former Dodgers great Don Newcombe dies at 92

Feb. 20, 2019 1:42 AM EST

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Don Newcombe, the hard-throwing Brooklyn Dodgers pitcher who was one of the first black players in the major leagues and who went on to win the Rookie of the Year, Most Valuable Player and Cy Young awards, has died. He was 92. The team confirmed that Newcombe died Tuesday morning after a...

Russell on the rise in Brooklyn and seeking first postseason

Feb. 20, 2019 1:41 AM EST

NEW YORK (AP) — D'Angelo Russell stood high above Times Square, a spot where stars are showcased in New York. He was front and center on a billboard celebrating the Nets' midseason success, pictured with three teammates who joined him in Charlotte for the NBA's All-Star festivities. "Brooklyn is having an...

Lundqvist, Namestnikov help Rangers beat Hurricanes 2-1

Feb. 19, 2019 11:31 PM EST

RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — Henrik Lundqvist is at his best against the Carolina Hurricanes. The veteran goalie was at it again as he stopped 43 shots to help the New York Rangers beat the Hurricanes 2-1 on Tuesday night. It was Lundqvist's 21st win in his last 25 starts against Carolina. "Some teams, the matchup...

No. 25 Buffalo stampedes Ohio for 23rd straight home win

Feb. 19, 2019 10:52 PM EST

AMHERST, N.Y. (AP) — Buffalo coach Nate Oats drew on his experience as a high school math teacher help his team understand the value of a blowout victory. After grinding out two wins on what Oats said was the team's biggest road trip of the season, the Bulls were disappointed to see that they remained at...