Harthorne Wingo, 73, fan favorite on Knicks title team, dies
FILE - In this April 5, 2013, file photo, Harthorne Wingo waves to the crowd during a ceremony to honor the 1972-73 world champion New York Knicks NBA basketball team at New York's Madison Square Garden. The former New York Knick and fan favorite Harthorne Wingo has died. (AP Photo/Frank Franklin II, File)NEW YORK – Harthorne Wingo, a fan favorite and reserve on the New York Knicks’ 1973 NBA championship team, has died. Apart from Frazier, Wingo played on a title team with the likes of Willis Reed, Earl Monroe, Bill Bradley, Dave DeBusschere, Jerry Lucas, Dick Barnett and Phil Jackson. The Beastie Boys referenced Wingo's name in a rap lyric to the song “Lay It On Me” more than a decade after Wingo's Knicks career had ended.
Biden's VP search puts spotlight on how long he'll serve
FILE - In this March 7, 2020, file photo Democratic presidential candidate former Vice President Joe Biden acknowledges the crowd during a campaign rally in Kansas City, Mo. But the question of his long-term prospects looms over his candidacy, especially as he considers his options for vice president. None has passed up a chance at a second term after just four years in the White House since shortly after Reconstruction. If Trump secures a second term, Vice President Mike Pence would seem to be a natural successor. Bush is the only sitting vice president in modern history to be elected president.