Vincent Viola, whose high-frequency trading firm plans to raise millions of dollars in an initial public offering next month, is seeking tax dollars to help cover the bills for the Florida Panthers hockey team he bought six months ago.
Hudson Yards, the $20 billion Related Cos. development on Manhattan’s far west side, is taking a key step forward as work begins on a platform over the area’s rail depot designed to support three skyscrapers.
Three starting linemen on the Miami Dolphins engaged in a pattern of harassment of teammate Jonathan Martin, another player and an assistant trainer, according to a report commissioned by the National Football League.
Jonathan Martin was traded to the San Francisco 49ers by the Miami Dolphins, a month after an investigation found he was harassed by three fellow offensive linemen, leading to his departure from the team.
Quarterback Blaine Gabbert was traded to the San Francisco 49ers by the Jacksonville Jaguars, while Pro Bowl pass rushers DeMarcus Ware and Julius Peppers were released on the opening day of the National Football League’s free-agent period.
Miami Dolphins lineman Jonathan Martin and other teammates were harassed by three starters before Martin’s departure from the National Football League franchise last season, investigator Ted Wells found.
In 1903, President Theodore Roosevelt invited naturalist John Muir, founder of the Sierra Club, to be his guide for his famous camping trip through Yosemite National Park. Muir was about to decline when a friend warned him that one must always accept the president’s invitation. Muir was offended by this notion, because it seemed to treat the president like a king. In the end, Muir decided to make the journey after all: “I suppose I shouldn’t refuse just because he happens to be president,” he said.