Giants GM Gettleman to Retire; Coach’s Fate Uncertain

[ad_1] The Giants have only had five general managers since 1974, a spell of stability and patience demonstrated by the four Super Bowl trophies displayed at their headquarters in East Rutherford, NJ. But it’s been 10 years since their last championship – five years since their last playoffs. appearance – and this splinter time may …

As Irish Famine Museum Closes, Donors Worry About Fate of Artifacts

[ad_1] In the mid-1990s, John L. Hague, president of Quinnipiac College, read a book about the 19th century potato famine in Ireland and decided that its causes and consequences, mortality rates, and the resulting diaspora warrant wider exposure. It is estimated that at least one million Irish died and 2 million or more left the …

As Irish Famine Museum Closes, Donors Worry About Fate of Artifacts

[ad_1] In the mid-1990s, John L. Hague, president of Quinnipiac College, read a book about the 19th century potato famine in Ireland and decided that its causes and consequences, mortality rates, and the resulting diaspora warrant wider exposure. It is estimated that at least one million Irish died and 2 million or more left the …

A Belarusian sprinter’s asylum sheds light on a dictator’s fate

[ad_1] When Belarusian Olympic officials went to sprinter Kristina Timanovskaya’s room after she publicly complained about her coaches., head of the national team made it clear they received an order to return home – and it came from above. This is because, like so many other things in Belarus, sport is a family-run business. This …

The Fate of Met Opera’s Fall Season Lies in the Orchestra Pit

[ad_1] When the Metropolitan Opera’s stagehands finally returned to work last week after a painfully long leave after a seven-month lockout while negotiating a new contract with pay cuts, they found a time capsule behind the scenes. The wings were filled with massive sets of operas in rotation when the pandemic forced the Met to …