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A Hall of Fame Lawyer, a ‘Real Housewife’ and a Stunning Fall

A Hall of Fame Lawyer, a ‘Real Housewife’ and a Stunning Fall

A Hall of Fame Lawyer, a ‘Real Housewife’ and a Stunning Fall A Hall of Fame Lawyer, a ‘Real Housewife’ and a Stunning Fall Two decades ago, the movie “Erin Brockovich” helped make Thomas Girardi something of a folk hero. Already an accomplished trial lawyer who pursued personal injury cases against large corporations, he was part of the legal team …

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The Royal Academy of Dance: From Music Hall to Ballet Royalty

The Royal Academy of Dance: From Music Hall to Ballet Royalty

The Royal Academy of Dance: From Music Hall to Ballet Royalty The Royal Academy of Dance: From Music Hall to Ballet Royalty “It is absolute nonsense to say that the English temperament is not suited for dancing,” Edouard Espinosa, a London dance teacher, said in 1916. It was only a lack of skilled teaching, he added, that prevented the emergence …

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Paul Westphal, N.B.A. Hall of Famer and Coach, Dies at 70

Paul Westphal, N.B.A. Hall of Famer and Coach, Dies at 70

Paul Westphal, N.B.A. Hall of Famer and Coach, Dies at 70 Paul Westphal, N.B.A. Hall of Famer and Coach, Dies at 70 He was an assistant coach with the Suns for four seasons before he was named head coach in 1992-93, when they posted the N.B.A.’s best regular-season record at 62-20, led by Charles Barkley, the league’s most valuable player, …

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Moynihan Train Hall Brings Art to Penn Station

Moynihan Train Hall Brings Art to Penn Station

Moynihan Train Hall Brings Art to Penn Station Moynihan Train Hall Brings Art to Penn Station Sunlight is not typically associated with the dingy basement vibe that envelops commuters passing through Penn Station. But natural light spills across the new Moynihan Train Hall through its massive, 92-foot-high skylight ceiling and illuminates another surprise: permanent installations by some of the most …

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Phil Niekro, Hall of Fame Knuckleball Pitcher, Dies at 81

Phil Niekro, Hall of Fame Knuckleball Pitcher, Dies at 81

Phil Niekro, Hall of Fame Knuckleball Pitcher, Dies at 81 Phil Niekro, Hall of Fame Knuckleball Pitcher, Dies at 81 Phil Niekro, the Hall of Fame pitcher who confounded batters with his fluttering knuckleballs for 24 seasons, winning 318 games, mostly with mediocre Atlanta Braves teams, before retiring at the ripe age of 48, died on Saturday. He was 81. …

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The Marathon Project: Sara Hall and Martin Hehir Win

The Marathon Project: Sara Hall and Martin Hehir Win

The Marathon Project: Sara Hall and Martin Hehir Win The Marathon Project: Sara Hall and Martin Hehir Win There were three winners at Sunday’s Marathon Project, a bright spot in an otherwise uncertain year for professional runners. Sara Hall, racing just 11 weeks after her second-place finish at the London Marathon, won the women’s race in 2 hours, 20 minutes …

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Baseball Hall of Fame Hopes to Contextualize Problematic Inductees

Baseball Hall of Fame Hopes to Contextualize Problematic Inductees

Baseball Hall of Fame Hopes to Contextualize Problematic Inductees Baseball Hall of Fame Hopes to Contextualize Problematic Inductees A plaque at the Baseball Hall of Fame in Cooperstown, N.Y., confers a kind of halo to each member. The gallery feels like a chapel, and the Hall of Famers are the saints. A few gilded sentences summarize the reasons to honor …

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What’s on TV This Week: ‘City Hall’ and ‘The Masked Dancer’

What’s on TV This Week: ‘City Hall’ and ‘The Masked Dancer’

What’s on TV This Week: ‘City Hall’ and ‘The Masked Dancer’ What’s on TV This Week: ‘City Hall’ and ‘The Masked Dancer’ Between network, cable and streaming, the modern television landscape is a vast one. Here are some of the shows, specials and movies coming to TV this week, Dec. 21-27. Details and times are subject to change. Monday WONDER …

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House Hunting in Australia: A Converted Salvation Army Hall in Sydney

House Hunting in Australia: A Converted Salvation Army Hall in Sydney

House Hunting in Australia: A Converted Salvation Army Hall in Sydney House Hunting in Australia: A Converted Salvation Army Hall in Sydney A Three-Bedroom Former Salvation Army Hall in Sydney $2.9 MILLION (4 MILLION AUSTRALIAN DOLLARS) This three-bedroom home is in Leichhardt, a dense suburb about three miles from the central business district of Sydney, Australia. Built in 1916, the …

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Eric Hall, Extravagant British Soccer Agent, Dies at 73

Eric Hall, Extravagant British Soccer Agent, Dies at 73

Eric Hall, Extravagant British Soccer Agent, Dies at 73 Eric Hall, Extravagant British Soccer Agent, Dies at 73 This obituary is part of a series about people who have died in the coronavirus pandemic. Read about others here. LONDON — Eric Hall, Britain’s most extravagant soccer agent in the 1980s and ’90s, often confessed that he knew little about the …

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