Bud Selig is praised on Jackie Robinson Day

...said.A ceremony had been scheduled for Yankee Stadium to unveil a plaque commemorating Nelson Mandela's visit to the old Bronx ballpark in 1990. The Yankees' game against the Chicago Cubs was rained out, and the ceremony, which includes Zondwa Mandela...

Figure Skating in Harlem program enriches girls on, off the ice

...African-American, but nearly 25 percent are Latina.Membership is restricted to the Harlem area in upper Manhattan and port of the lower Bronx.Former Figure Skating in Harlem students have gone to law school or have earned degrees in business psychology, English...

Neck stiffness will force Rangers' Yu Darvish to miss Opening Day start

...that Mr. Rodriguez is a celebrity," so someone could aim to use such a video in ways that would raise privacy concerns, Bronx state Supreme Court Justice Douglas McKeon put it Tuesday.METS: Came to an agreement with Matt Harvey on where the pitcher...

Joe Torre says being in Cooperstown is 'surreal'

...before the 1996 campaign.After never playing in a World Series, Torre won four titles in five years, his coolness amid the Bronx craziness under Steinbrenner helping to restore the luster of baseball's most successful franchise. In all, Torre made 12...

Baylor women's coach Kim Mulkey to miss game because of suspension

...California coach Lindsay Gottlieb grew up 25 miles north of Fordham, watching the Rams play and even going to camps on the Bronx campus as a kid. "Just from afar watching their success, I've been happy for them," Gottlieb said. "Obviously now we'd...

Katherine Etheridge

BRONX, N.Y. - Funeral services for Mrs. Katherine...survived by a daughter, Tonia (Tony) Walker, Bronx, NY; six sons, Stanley Etheridge, Bluementhal...Francillion, and Glenn Etheridge, all of Bronx, NY, Antonio Etheridge and John Etheridge...

NYC commuter train derails killing 4, hurting more than 60

...from sleep around 7:20 a.m. to screams and the frightening sensation of their compartment rolling over on a bend in the Bronx where the Hudson and Harlem rivers meet. When the motion stopped, all seven cars and the locomotive had lurched off the rails...

Danson makes inspirational move to 'South Bronx'

LOS ANGELES - "Knights of the South Bronx," an A&E movie premiering Tuesday (8 p.m.), is based...expert David MacEnulty, who taught the intricate board game to Bronx elementary school children, nurturing them to success in national...

Back in Bronx, Soriano takes wrong turn

NEW YORK -- Back in the Bronx, Alfonso Soriano promptly got lost. He was at Yankee Stadium on Friday for the first time since he was traded in February to...

Rangers rout Devils at Yankee Stadium

NEW YORK - Too much sun forced the boys of winter to wait to play at the ballpark in the Bronx.Once clouds filled the skies over Yankee Stadium and snow began to fall ? hockey weather for sure ? Henrik Lundqvist and...