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5 Trade Targets the New York Knicks Should Have Their Eye On

0 of 5Kathy Willens/Associated Press'Tis the season of making wishlists: a basketball, a pair of Kyrie Irving kicks and some better pick-and-roll defense, maybe? It's also the season of making trade wishlists. Who should the New York Knicks be hoping to find under the tree?Jeff Hornacek's offense relies more on transition hoops and less on three-pointers than most modern NBA teams, but that flowing style has been disrupted by injuries to Kristaps Porzingis and Tim Hardaway Jr. They...

Eye Openers: Hawkeyes' previous trips to NYC were fairly forgettable

When the Iowa football team plays in the New Era Pinstripe Bowl on Wednesday, it actually will mark the third time through the years that the Hawkeyes have played in the New York City area.Some of us are old enough to remember the Kickoff Classic, a sort of preseason bowl game that was played at the Meadowlands in East Rutherford, New Jersey, in late August.Iowa appeared in the game twice, losing to Tennessee 23-22 in 1987 and to North Carolina State 24-14 in 1992.Some of us who were there...

Over-the-top Christmas displays in New York’s suburbs lure tourists but anger locals. See pics

US homeowners festooning their front lawns with thousands of twinkling lights, massive inflated Santas, candy canes and reindeer to spark smiles are instead igniting ornament wars, enraging neighbours over traffic, pollution and safety concerns. Over-the-top Christmas displays have turned normally quiet neighbourhoods in New York, New Jersey and Connecticut into tourist destinations and pitted neighbour against neighbour in a battle of privacy versus holiday cheer.Amid the bedazzled homes in...