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Oh my: Dick Enberg still talkin' baseball

newsday.com — Dick Enberg, who has been summoned to call one last U.S. Open match for CBS Sunday, rarely works on national television anymore, which leads many sports fans to assume he has retired. "Oh, I get that all the time,'' he said. "People say, 'Hey, what are you doing now that you're retired?'
Aug 29, 2014

RT @sportswatch: Spoke to Dick Enberg about his love of still calling baseball games as he nears 80 - and of doing so in San Diego. newsday.com/sports/media/w…

Aug 29, 2014

@sportswatch: Spoke to Dick Enberg about his love of calling baseball as he nears 80 in San Diego. newsday.com/sports/media/w…”>oh my, terrific

Aug 29, 2014

.@sportswatch spoke w/Dick Enberg. This is new, I think: "I may cut back a little next year, but so far, so good." newsday.com/sports/media/w…

Aug 29, 2014

RT @sportswatch: Spoke to Dick Enberg about his love of still calling baseball games as he nears 80 - and of doing so in San Diego. newsday.com/sports/media/w…

Aug 29, 2014

Spoke to Dick Enberg about his love of still calling baseball games as he nears 80 - and of doing so in San Diego. newsday.com/sports/media/w…

Prosecutors: 16 airport cab dispatchers charged in scam

newsday.com — Sixteen taxi dispatchers were charged Wednesday in a bribery scheme in which authorities said they solicited kickbacks from cabdrivers to cut lines at Kennedy Airport, bypassing long waits for fares. The dispatchers, mostly Brooklyn and Queens residents, were employed by subcontractor Gateway Group One, a Newark company that provides dispatching and security services at Kennedy, LaGuardia and Newark Liberty International Airport, the company said.

Mets will give Dilson Herrera opportunity to impress

newsday.com — Hours before Dilson Herrera became the youngest guy to play in the majors this season, the 20-year-old Mets prospect made his first rookie mistake. Carrying his bat and batting gloves, Herrera casually strolled out of the Mets' indoor batting cage Friday following an early afternoon hitting session and mistakenly walked past the Mets' clubhouse.

Corey Washington plays the waiting game on his future

newsday.com — Corey Washington left MetLife Stadium on Thursday night without scoring a touchdown. It was the first game of his brief career with the Giants that he was shut out. "[It felt] just a little strange coming off that four-game streak," the rookie receiver said after having scored in each of the first four games of the preseason, the first three of them providing game-winning points.
Aug 29, 2014

Corey Washington plays the waiting game on his future - Newsday @Newsday nwsdy.li/XZmCUQ

Tom Coughlin considering many punt-returner options for Giants

newsday.com — It's a simple question with a complex answer. Who is going to return punts for the Giants this season? "Remember, we wanted Odell Beckham Jr. to be involved in the punt-return game and we have not had the opportunity to put Odell in that position as of yet," Tom Coughlin said on Friday.
Aug 29, 2014

Tom Coughlin considering many punt-returner options for Giants - Newsday @Newsday nwsdy.li/1otayQR

Geoff Schwartz could go on Giants' short-term injured reserve

newsday.com — Geoff Schwartz's dislocated toe injury is expected to keep him sidelined for three to four weeks and Tom Coughlin said he would probably add another week or so to that time frame "just to be safe." All of which could make him an ideal candidate for short-term injured reserve.
Aug 29, 2014

Geoff Schwartz says he'll be ready before Week 9, but could go on short-term injured reserve for Giants - nwsdy.li/1ot71Cn

Eli Manning calls Giants' offense a 'work in progress'

newsday.com — The preseason may be completed, but that doesn't mean the Giants' new offense is. Eli Manning said Friday he expects that the system will be a "work in progress" not only up until the regular-season opener on Sept. 8 in Detroit, but beyond that. Well beyond that.
Aug 29, 2014

Eli Manning says offense could be a 'work in progress' all year, but hints at plenty of unseen twists in playbook - nwsdy.li/XZyztV

Eli Manning's Reddit AMA highlights

newsday.com — Giants quarterback Eli Manning held an AMA (Ask Me Anything) on reddit.com on Friday, Aug. 29, 2014. Reddit users asked Manning anything and everything -- and Eli responded in kind. Check out some of the best answers from Manning's chat.

Zephyr Teachout blasts Andrew Cuomo's proposal to reorganize the Long Island Power Authority

newsday.com — (Updates with comment from county executive) ALBANY - Democratic challenger Zephyr Teachout on Friday slammed one of Gov. Andrew M. Cuomo's most-prized initiatives by calling for a reversal of what she claims was an unconstitutional reorganization of the Long Island Power Authority.

Peter King hits Obama over tan suit

newsday.com — Rep. Peter King (R-Seaford) criticized President Barack Obama for wearing a tan suit to a news conference Thursday where he was to address serious issues (see video below starting at 1:40). "There's no way any of us can excuse what the president did yesterday," the maybe-presidential candidate and veteran Congressman said in an interview posted on the NewsMax TV site.

The one fight to have before your wedding

newsday.com — Betrothed women of the world, unite! You have nothing to lose but your husbands' names. I'm getting married in a few days, and -- as I'm told happens with most weddings -- lots of exhausting fights over minuscule details have broken out along the long, treacherous road to the altar.

Ralph Nader to campaign for Green Party’s Hawkins

newsday.com — ALBANY _ Consumer advocate and former presidential candidate Ralph Nader will campaign for Green Party candidate Howie Hawkins in New York. Nader will be in the Albany area Sept. 14 to support the liberal Green Party ticket of Hawkins for governor and Brian Jones, a teacher and actor, who is running for lieutenant governor.
Aug 29, 2014

RT @GormleyAlbany: Consumer advocate, ex-Prez candidate Ralph Nader to campaign for Green Party gov candidate Howie Hawkins nwsdy.li/1tSQop6

Aug 29, 2014

Consumer advocate, ex-Prez candidate Ralph Nader to campaign for Green Party gov candidate Howie Hawkins nwsdy.li/1tSQop6

Jones Beach, Robert Moses among beaches reopened to swimmers

newsday.com — Three state park beaches closed to swimming because of rough ocean waters are "fully open" for the start of Labor Day weekend, a state official said Friday. Dangerous rip currents and high surf caused by Hurricane Cristobal forced the Thursday closures of Jones Beach State Park, Hither Hills State Park and Robert Moses State Park, said George Gorman Jr., deputy regional director of the state Department of Parks, Recreation and Historic Preservation.
Aug 29, 2014

RT @Newsday: REOPENED: Jones Beach, Robert Moses and other LI beaches OK for swimming nwsdy.li/1vUlehk (Photo: Flo Siemsen) pic.twitter.com/tKeL8YBYrI

Aug 29, 2014

RT @Newsday: REOPENED: Jones Beach, Robert Moses and other LI beaches OK for swimming nwsdy.li/1vUlehk (Photo: Flo Siemsen) pic.twitter.com/tKeL8YBYrI

Summer movies 2014: Best and worst from 'Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles' to 'The Expendables 3'

newsday.com — What a difference a month makes. All through June and July, film industry insiders complained about what a lousy season it was at the box office. July 4 weekend: down 43 percent from last year. July 25 weekend: down 15 percent from last year. Ticket sales down almost 20 percent from 2013.
Aug 29, 2014

Best, worst summer movies of 2014: 'Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles' down to 'The Expendables 3': What a differen... nwsdy.li/1qOi0rg

East Hampton will use federal funds to buy up flood prone lots in Amagansett

newsday.com — East Hampton Town will use a $10 million federal grant to buy up coastal properties in an erosion-prone part of town in order to knock down houses and forestall future development there, town officials said.
Aug 29, 2014

ICYMI: In 1 little corner of East Hampton, town will help residents cede eroding land to the water. #Hamptons newsday.com/long-island/to…

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