July 4, 2016
Answer: Manchester. Its population of about 110,000 is nearly a 10th of the entire state population of roughly 1.3 million. Concord, the state capital, has about 42,000 residents.
February 7, 2016
When: 8 p.m. Saturday TV: ABC Where: St. Anselm College, Manchester, N.H. Candidates: Donald Trump, Texas Sen. Ted Cruz, Florida Sen. Marco Rubio, Ben Carson, former Florida Gov. Jeb Bush, Gov. Christie, and Ohio Gov. John Kasich Moderators: David Muir and Martha Raddatz
September 23, 2014 |
MARIO BALOTELLI, the very talented yet mercurial Liverpool striker, has been known to stir the pot, and rarely in a good way. His on- and off-field tactics have usually embarrassed his club and himself, which could explain why he's played for Manchester City, A.C. Milan and now Liverpool in consecutive seasons. Yesterday, after rival Manchester United - which just might be everybody's rival - blew a 3-1 lead in losing, 5-3, to Leicester, Balotelli tweeted, "Man Utd . . . LOL. " As a native Mancunian who has friends on both sides of the City-United civil war, I understand not only the hate the two teams have for each other, but the total dislike they have for Liverpool.
October 8, 2013 |
AS A NATIVE of Manchester, England - Mancunians, they call us - I felt a responsibility to provide anyone going to my place of birth to catch the Sixers play the Thunder tomorrow with sightseeing tips. Since I have only visited Manchester on so very few occasions over the past soooooo many years, I recruited my childhood pal, Ian Goldstone, who just so happens to be a limo driver in Manchester, to be our tour guide. Of course being a Manchester City football fan, Ian highly recommends that you check out Etihad Stadium, home of the boys in blue.
May 14, 2013 |
MANCHESTER, England - Tens of thousands of Manchester United fans lined the streets on Monday to celebrate their team's 20th English league title and catch another glimpse of manager Alex Ferguson before he retires. Jubilant United players were spending a second day with the Premier League trophy after lifting it Sunday following the 2-1 win over Swansea - Ferguson's final game at Old Trafford after nearly 27 years in charge. A custom-designed, open-top bus bearing a "Champions 2013" logo set off from the stadium under overcast skies and wound its way through the packed streets in a parade that will last more than an hour before arriving at Albert Square in the center of the city.
May 9, 2013
Manchester United manager Alex Ferguson , 71, announced Wednesday that he is retiring at the end of the season, bringing a close to a trophy-filled career of more than 26 years at Old Trafford that established him as the most successful coach in British soccer history. With his 13th English Premier League title and 38th major trophy at United already secured, Ferguson is going out on his own terms. He will remain as a club director. Since taking charge at Manchester United in 1986, Ferguson has compiled a trophy collection that also includes two Champions League titles, five FA Cups, four League Cups, and the 2008 FIFA World Club Cup. Manchester United, which is owned by the Tampa Bay Buccaneers owner Malcolm Glazer and family, did not immediately announce a successor.
March 7, 2013 |
MANCHESTER, England - Cristiano Ronaldo sent Real Madrid into the Champions League quarterfinals at the expense of his former club Manchester United by hitting his 40th goal of the season to clinch a 2-1 victory on Tuesday. The forward completed Real's comeback in the 69th minute to secure a 3-2 aggregate-goals win after the Spanish champions took advantage of United being reduced to 10 men on a controversial red card. Ronaldo opted not to celebrate the goal that clinched the win. "I am happy inside because Madrid got through," he said.
January 18, 2013 |
Sean McDonnell texted Chip Kelly a congratulatory message on Wednesday. "How's your day going?" Kelly responded to McDonnell, the New Hampshire coach and Kelly's best friend. They texted back and forth about chicken cheesesteaks they ate when they met with the Penn coaches one time, back when Kelly was an assistant to McDonnell at New Hampshire. There are "thousands" of other stories McDonnell can share about times when the friends are relaxing, away from the field where they are just two alums from New Hampshire enjoying each other's company.
December 30, 2012
Winston Spencer Churchill, Defender of the Realm, 1940-1965 By William Manchester and Paul Reid Little Brown, 1,232 pp. $40 Reviewed by Dan DeLuca With this third volume of William Manchester's The Last Lion , one of the two truly epic multi-volume 20th-century political biographies still at sea has finally been finished. That other, greater white whale of the great man theory of history, Robert Caro's four-books-and-counting The Years Of Lyndon Johnson , is still ongoing.