This is the man who delivered the death blow to Amazon deal

The watershed moment that led Amazon to reconsider coming to Queens came on Feb. 4 — when a fierce political foe was appointed to a state board with the power to thwart the project, said sources involved in the discussions. That was the day state Senate Majority Leader Andrea Stewart-Cousins nominated Sen. Michael Gianaris as her appointee to the obscure […]

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Long Walk Hurdle: Paisley Park grabs Grade 1 glory for Emma Lavelle in dramatic race at Ascot

Sam Spinner and old favourite Unowhatimeanharry were both early victims to the Ascot hurdles, but Aidan Coleman avoided all trouble to scoot home on the 10-1 shot. It was an early Christmas present for Coleman and Lavelle who both claimed their first win at the top level. Lavelle's new stable star was cut to as short as 10-1 for an […]

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Rioli at long last a life member at Richmond

Richmond have posthumously bestowed life membership status on Norm Smith medallist Maurice Rioli. Despite being a dual Tigers best and fairest, as well as being named best on ground in the 1982 grand final, the dazzling Indigenous champion had not been recognised with the honour until Monday night's annual general meeting. Rioli's nephew Daniel, the current-day Tiger, accepted the award […]

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America’s long wait for Bobby Fischer-like chess champion just got longer

LONDON – The United States has waited 46 years to crown a world chess champion, but the wait goes on following American Fabiano Caruana’s loss Wednesday in London to Norway’s reigning champion Magnus Carlsen after a three-week, nail-biting battle. Carlsen, 27, pockets $860,000 for his victory; Caruana, $700,000. The Norwegian won the title after a contest that included more than 600 moves, 50 hours […]

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Richarlison has a long way to go to make the Copa America – but he could be the answer on the right for Tite

The Everton striker scored the only goal on Tuesday night when Brazil met Clarence Seedorf’s Cameroon at the Stadium MK. It may well have been a low key friendly, but the stakes could be high for Richarlison. He has surely benefited from the option of coach Tite to choose Roberto Firmino as his first choice centre-forward. Firmino has many qualities. […]

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Will Smith’s Long Lost ‘Nightmare’ Video Leaked!

Will Smith never faced Freddy Krueger — but he did apparently battle his lawyers! Yes, during the Parents Just Don’t Understand phase of his career, the Fresh Prince did a Halloween novelty song called Nightmare on My Street, even making a horror movie music video. Unfortunately, they did not get permission from New Line Cinema, who found the resemblance to A Nightmare on Elm […]

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