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2009-06-05 16:26:17

Famed architect Frank Gehry announced he is no longer involved with the planned Atlantic Yards basketball arena in New York. A spokesman for Gehry, who had created a futuristic metallic design for the proposed NBA arena, said the split between the architect and developer Forest City Ratner was amicable and Gehry will still be working with the company on the Beekman Tower project in New York, the New York Daily News reported Friday. We remain extremely proud of our work on the Atlantic Yards...

2009-05-18 10:32:00

Courts again side with Atlantic Yards project and associated public benefits BROOKLYN, N.Y. and CLEVELAND, May 18 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Bruce C. Ratner, chairman and chief executive officer of Forest City Ratner Companies, the New York-based subsidiary of Forest City Enterprises, Inc., (NYSE: FCEA and FCEB) released the following statement regarding the Appellate Division, Second Department, unanimous ruling (issued May 15, 2009) against opponents and upholding New York State's right to...

2009-04-29 19:55:18

Lawrence Frank will return next season to coach the NBA's New Jersey Nets, a team executive said Wednesday. Frank will be back despite New Jersey's failure to qualify for the NBA playoffs for the second year in a row. If you get rid of a good coach, you've got to get a good coach, team President Rod Thorn said at a news conference. And in my mind he's a good coach. He's done a good job here. I think this past year we weren't expected to do very well and we ended up doing better than most...

2009-04-29 12:53:57

Lawrence Frank will return next season to coach the NBA's New Jersey Nets, a team executive told the Bergen Record Wednesday. Frank will be back despite New Jersey's failure to qualify for the NBA playoffs for the second year in a row. I just want to be sure in my mind, team president Rod Thorn told the newspaper prior to a news conference to announce Frank will return. Lawrence is a very good coach (and) I think the players understand that he knows what he's doing and they play hard for...

2009-04-15 22:34:52

Wilson Chandler scored 16 points Wednesday and David Lee recorded his 65th double-double of the season, leading New York past New Jersey 102-73. Lee led the NBA this season in double-doubles, but that was not enough to lift the Knicks into the playoffs. They have not been a part of the post-season in five years. New York won only three of its last 10 games this season and finished at 32-50. Larry Hughes added 15 points and Chris Wilcox had 14. Chris Douglas-Roberts had 18 points for the Nets...

2009-04-13 21:40:48

Jarvis Hayes made two 3-pointers in the closing two minutes Monday to give the New Jersey Nets a 91-87 victory over the Charlotte Bobcats. Hayes finished with 15 points. Brook Lopez had 18 points and 20 rebounds for the Nets. Raymond Felton had 19 points and Boris Diaw 13 points for the Bobcats, who have lost six of their last seven games. Charlotte led by 12 points, 79-67, with 9:36 left to play.

2009-04-13 08:00:00

YES Is First Regional Sports Network to Be Distributed Nationally on Verizon's FiOS TV Service NEW YORK, April 13 /PRNewswire/ -- The YES Network, the most watched regional sports network in the country during the past six years, and Verizon, the only major provider that delivers all-digital TV service over an advanced all-fiber network straight to customers' homes, have reached a multiyear agreement under which Verizon is now distributing the YES Network in high definition nationally on the...

2009-04-11 22:47:02

Vince Carter's 27 points and nine assists Saturday helped the New Jersey Nets record a 103-93 win over the Orlando Magic. New Jersey, which had lost eight of 10, shot 54.3 percent from the floor and led 57-47 at halftime. Brook Lopez scored 13 with 11 rebounds. Keyon Dooling scored 12 points with 10 assists for the Nets. Hedo Turkoglu had 16 points and six rebounds for Orlando before he was helped off the court in the fourth quarter after rolling his left ankle. Mickael Pietrus and Tony...

2009-04-05 21:39:11

Vince Carter scored 15 points, heading a balanced New Jersey attack Sunday in a 96-67 Nets romp over the cold-shooting Philadelphia 76ers. Six other Nets scored in double figures, including Bobby Simmons with 14 points and Devin Harris, Jarvis Hayes, Brook Lopez and Chris Douglas-Roberts with 13 apiece. New Jersey, which did not make the playoffs this season, swept its season series with Philadelphia. Lou Williams scored 14 points for Philadelphia, which shot at just 35.1 percent from the...

2009-04-04 17:37:37

Ben Gordon scored 18 points, including a last-minute 3-pointer Saturday to pace the Chicago Bulls' 103-94 win over the New Jersey Nets. John Salmons added 17 points and Derrick Rose 15 to help the Bulls move 2 1/2 games ahead of Charlotte Bobcats for the eighth and final playoff slot in the NBA Eastern Conference playoff race. Joakim Noah had 12 points and 10 rebounds for Chicago, which has won five of its last seven games. The Nets lost for the sixth time in seven games and are 5 1/2 games...

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  • Any rumor that engages general attention.
  • A cant or whining mode of speaking, especially in preaching or praying; the chant or recitative characteristic of the old Presbyterians in Scotland.
  • To make a rushing, whistling, or sighing sound; emit a hollow murmur; murmur or sigh like the wind.
  • To breathe in or as in sleep.
  • To utter in a whining or monotonous tone.
According to the OED, from the 16th century, this word is 'almost exclusively Scots and northern dialect until adopted in general literary use in the 19th.'