The Art Market’s Reaction to Trump? Sales This Week Offer First Test

At Rockefeller Center on Sunday, milling outside Christie’s sales rooms — where private clients sipped mimosas as they took in one of Monet’s grainstacks — people in the art world sounded guardedly optimistic about how the auctions will perform this week, after a period of uncertainty exacerbated by the contentious American presidential election, Britain’s “Brexit” … Read more

Miesha Tate announces retirement after loss at UFC

It’s the end of a rollercoaster career for Miesha Tate. From realizing her dream and winning the UFC women’s bantamweight title when she defeated Holly Holm early this year to losing it by devastating first-round knockout at the hands of Amanda Nunes shortly thereafter, Tate has just about done it all. And now it’s time … Read more

Knicks fans will have to hold their noses to cheer for this bunch

Unless there was still some discounted Domino’s Pizza intrigue to be settled, Wednesday’s Nets-Knicks was over. With 30 seconds left, the Knicks led, 110-91. That’s when Brooklyn’s Rondae Hollis-Jefferson tried to score on a layup, but was knocked hard to the floor by Mindaugas Kuzminskas. Knicks teammate Willy Hernangomez then reached to help Hollis-Jefferson up, … Read more

NFL scores and more, Week 10: A Cowboys team you can feel good

It wasn’t so long ago that the Cowboys would have surely lost a game like the one they played against the Steelers on Sunday. The Cowboys teams we’re used to seeing probably would’ve thrown a soul-crushing interception with the 60 seconds or so that they had left after Pittsburgh scored on a fake spike. Probably … Read more

Disney forges ahead with streaming as ratings sag

As more and more people get their favorite TV shows and movies online, Disney is also learning to embrace the stream. The Walt Disney Co. once resisted offering channels like ESPN directly over the internet, preferring old-fashioned cable subscriptions. Its investors are fretting over ratings as more people cut the cord and cancel cable or … Read more