• Irene rakes up East Coast, shuts down New York

    Irene rakes up East Coast, shuts down New York

    Hurricane Irene charged up the U.S. eastern seaboard on Saturday as a weakening but dangerous storm that shut down New York City and threatened to inflict massive blackouts and flooding.
  • Hurricane Irene Path 2011 Causes First NYC Shutdown Ever [MAPS]

    The path that Hurricane Irene, the first hurricane of the season, chose to take has caused the first-ever New York City shutdown. America's largest subway system and about five flights in the NYC area shut down around noon on Saturday, as Irene continues to churn near the East Coast.
  • Chicago White Sox Mark Buehrle rubs his head as he walks on the mound in the third inning of their MLB American League baseball game against the Oakland Athletics in Oakland, California July 23, 2010.

    MLB.com's Censoring Of Mark Buehrle Is Seriously Misguided

    MLB.com has apparently scrubbed a quote by Chicago White Sox pitcher Mark Buehrle in which he says there were times this NFL season where he hoped Philadelphia Eagles quarterback Michael Vick would get hurt.
  • The National Weather Service Issues Blizzard Warning

    Blizzard buries the northeast

    A full-blown blizzard pounded the northeast from yesterday into today, making roadways hazardous, shutting down transit systems and causing at least one state government to declare a state of emergency.