When most people think of the great San Francisco 49ers teams of the 1980s and '90s, they think of the passing-oriented offenses led by Joe Montana and Steve Young.
If the Niners beat the Baltimore Ravens in Super Bowl XLVII on Sunday, fans may fondly remember an impressive run-oriented assault with running back Frank Gore leading the pack.
Gore, 29, heads San Francisco's fourth-ranked...Read more »
Maybe Mayor Michael Bloomberg should consider a job in construction after he leaves City Hall.
In a New York magazine story this week about Christine Quinn, one passage described the mayor being commended on his gun stance, but ignored the compliment to admire a woman "in a very tight floor-length grown."
"Look at the a -- on her," the mayor remarked.
The mysterious...Read more »
Mayor Michael Bloomberg warned Albany's leaders Monday that the city would lose 2,500 teachers by 2014 if the state cuts $450 million in aid over the teacher evaluation flap.
In a passionate speech to pols in Albany, Bloomberg urged the state Education Department to reconsider denying funding because the city couldn't come to a deal on teacher evaluations.
About 700 teachers would be...Read more »
The MTA has pushed back its plans to replace the MetroCard until at least 2016 after rapidly changing technology threw a wrench into the previously expected tap-and-go system, according to official documents.
The agency had hoped to begin phasing out the MetroCard between 2012 and 2015.
The cards and their vending machines won't last past 2019, the MTA said, so the new system is planned...Read more »
Despite starting talks with the school bus companies Monday, the union representing the employees says only the mayor can end the work stoppage.
Michael Cordiello, president of Local 1181 of the Amalgamated Transit Union, said the meeting at Gracie Mansion was a step in the right direction but reiterated that he needed to speak to Mayor Michael Bloomberg directly before he tells his 8,000...Read more »
Beyoncé may finally be forced to confront the lip-syncing talk head-on.
amNewYork has confirmed that the songstress - who reportedly lip-synced the national anthem at last week's presidential inauguration - is scheduled to walk the red carpet and give interviews at the premiere of the HBO documentary "Beyoncé: Life Is But a Dream" in NYC on Feb. 12. She also served as executive producer...Read more »
Get well soon, Barbara!
A week and a half after suffering a fall and cutting her temple in Washington, news icon Barbara Walters now has the chickenpox.
Whoopi Goldberg - Walters' co-host on "The View" - announced the news on the ABC talk show Monday, saying: "Now you all know that she fell and cut her head ten days ago and then was running a temperature. But it turns...Read more »
Get ready for even more Kardashian-focused television.
Kris Jenner - mother of Kim, Kourtney, Khloe and Rob - is getting her own talk show.
The syndicated show, dubbed "Kris," will air for several weeks this summer as a "test run," which could turn into something more permanent, a show executive told USA Today.
The hourlong show will feature celebrity guests,...Read more »
It's a sad day in the Playboy Mansion.
Hugh Hefner's longtime secretary, Mary O'Connor, has died at the age of 82.
"We loved her more than words can say," tweeted Hefner, 86, of O'Connor, who appeared on E!'s "The Girls Next Door."...Read more »
The FBI is now involved in the search for a missing Staten Island woman in Turkey, according to Rep. Michael Grimm's office.
Sarai Sierra, 33, went missing last week in Istanbul while on vacation alone. She was scheduled to return on Jan. 22, but never boarded her flight. The FBI did not respond for comment....Read more »