Islanders finally win at home, against Red Wings

UNIONDALE, N.Y. - Frans Nielsen's goal 16 seconds into the second period broke a 3-3 tie and the New York Islanders held on to beat the Detroit Red Wings 5-4...

Masters TV ratings increase for second day

...second-round telecast.The network earned a 2.1 U.S. household rating Friday, averaging 2.952 million viewers, according to Nielsen Media. The telecast aired from 3 to 7:30 p.m.Last year's Friday coverage earned a 1.8 rating and averaged 2.465...

Nielsen admits to errors in TV measurement

NEW YORK - The Nielsen company on Friday admitted to errors...across all of the broadcast networks. Nielsen described the errors as minuscule, but...first week of the television season.Nielsen executives said the errors only became...

Judge rules SC State trustees can fire President Thomas Elzey; board holds meeting by phone

...firing Elzey for cause.There was no public discussion beyond trustee Dennis Nielsen saying Elzey deserved a hearing before the board before he was fired. Nielsen was the only no vote.Elzey's lawyer Nancy Bloodgood said in an e-mail that...

2015 Masters Tournament Committee Assignments

...Atlanta; Mark C. McKinley, Dallas; William S. Morris III, Augusta; Thomas C. Nelson, Charlotte, N.C.; Claude B. Nielsen, Birmingham, Ala.; Samuel A. Nunn, Atlanta; Lawrence R. Pugh, Naples, Fla.; Ronald Townsend, Jacksonville, Fla...

Islanders shut out rival Rangers

NEW YORK - Frans Nielsen's short-handed tally capped the Islanders' three-goal second period, Jaroslav Halak made 27 saves in his fourth shutout...

Islanders set franchise mark in shootout win over Flyers

UNIONDALE, N.Y. - Frans Nielsen and John Tavares finally solved Philadelphia's Steve Mason in a shootout, and the New York Islanders outlasted the Flyers 1-0...

Nielsen critics are persistent despite improved numbers

...after a campaign was launched against Nielsen Media Research for fear that a new counting system would shortchange blacks, Nielsen says blacks are watching more television...monopoly over measuring TV audiences. Nielsen, which prefers a low public profile...

Lonnie Nielsen rallies to win at En-Joie

ENDICOTT, N.Y. - Lonnie Nielsen was as amazed as anybody. Nielsen shot a 9-under 63 on Sunday, vaulting past second-round...Black. Trailing Funk by three shots entering the day, Nielsen started with four birdies and an eagle and pulled away...

Actor Leslie Nielsen dies at 84

LOS ANGELES - Leslie Nielsen, who traded in his dramatic persona...the passing of beloved actor Leslie Nielsen, probably best remembered as Lt. Frank...pictures and television," said Kelly.Nielsen came to Hollywood in the mid-1950s...