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  • It’s Not Your Imagination: There are Loads of Jalens in College Basketball

    March 22, 2017 4:26 PM 8

    The name Jalen and its variants are on a hot streak now that players born during the 1990s heyday of ‘Fab Five’ star Jalen Rose are grown up On the road to March Madness this season, Kent State University basketball teammates Jalen Avery and Jaylin Walker faced Jalen Jenkins of George Mason University, Wofford College’s Jaylen Allen and, twice, Jaylen

  • Three Upper East Side Buildings Ask a Reduced $78.95 Million

    March 22, 2017 2:28 PM 8

    Located across from Central Park and a block from the Guggenheim Museum, the three buildings are owned by the National Academy Museum and School. After last year’s unsuccessful attempt to sell its Manhattan headquarters for $120 million, the National Academy Museum and School is slashing the asking price for the three Upper East Side buildings, which

  • Man wearing Trump hat sues New York bar for refusing to serve him

    March 22, 2017 12:14 PM 17

    Bartenders at a West Village hot spot served up discrimination — with a liberal twist — refusing to serve a customer because he was wearing a “Make America Great Again” hat, according to a lawsuit. Greg Piatek, 30, an accountant from Philadelphia, claims he was snubbed and eventually 86’d by workers at The Happiest Hour on West 10th Street over his conservative

  • Tragedies Lead to Calls for Change in the Dominican Republic

    March 20, 2017 10:10 PM 11

    Players such as Edwin Encarnacion are leading a charge to educate their countrymen on the dangers of reckless driving to prevent future fatalities Amaury Telemaco was devastated this winter when, on a single January night, two professional baseball players died in separate car crashes in the Dominican Republic. As the Latin American pitching coordinator

  • Ellen DeGeneres Lists Lavish Montecito Property for $45 Million

    March 20, 2017 5:40 PM 15

    The host of ‘The Ellen DeGeneres Show’ and her wife, actress Portia de Rossi, have a history of lucrative high-end home flips. At one point, television talk show host and serial home flipper Ellen DeGeneres said her Tuscan-style villa in Montecito, Calif. might prove the exception to her history of buying, fixing up and selling high-end properties. “I really

  • Pregnant woman killed in SWAT raid; sheriff says her boyfriend used her as shield

    March 20, 2017 4:45 PM 19

    GIFFORD, Fla. — A 21-year-old pregnant woman was killed during a Sunday morning shootout amid a SWAT raid at Florida home, reports CBS affiliate WPEC. Police were targeting Alteria Woods’ boyfriend and his father during the raid that left Woods dead and a deputy wounded. Indian River County Sheriff Deryl Loar said Woods was an innocent bystander caught

  • The After Effects of Pitching in the World Baseball Classic

    March 19, 2017 10:52 PM 19

    Some of baseball’s top aces, including Clayton Kershaw, Madison Bumgarner and Noah Syndergaard, opted not to take the ball for Team USA. Limited data shows it might be a wise decision. With an undefeated Japanese squad standing between Team USA and a spot in the World Baseball Classic championship game, the Americans will almost certainly need a strong

  • 6 surprising facts about Irish whiskey

    March 17, 2017 2:00 PM 17

    Green beer and bright green foods are synonymous with St. Patrick’s Day but for some purists, the best way to celebrate the holiday is with some good Irish whiskey. March 17 is St. Patrick’s Day and it honors the death of St. Patrick, the patron saint of Ireland. This religious feast day has transformed over the centuries and evolved into a global celebration

  • Irish Boxing’s New Star—and Swagger

    March 16, 2017 5:55 PM 20

    After a controversial Olympic loss, the featherweight Michael Conlan makes a high-profile debut Friday at Madison Square Garden Michael Conlan wore a blue and gold baseball cap with ICON stitched across the front, an impish bit of confidence for a boxer yet to make his professional debut. “I got it online,” the Irish featherweight said, grinning. This was Tuesday

  • How to Make the Most of a Tiny Tuscan Kitchen

    March 16, 2017 5:31 PM 16

    SETTLING INTO a kitchen of her own recently was a big deal for Emiko Davies. “My daughter just turned 4, and since she was born we’ve moved house—and city, and country—six times,” the food writer and illustrator said. Ms. Davies grew up rather peripatetically herself, in Australia and China. Today you’ll find her in Italy because her husband, Marco Lami, a sommelier