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Joe Schoen and Brian Daboll can take these steps to close Giants talent gap

Joe Schoen and Brian Daboll can take these steps to close Giants talent gap

The 1980 Ray Perkins Giants finished fifth and last in the NFC East with a 4-12 record. But the 9-7 Ray Perkins Giants in 1981 ended an 18-year playoff drought and beat the defending NFC champion Eagles in a wildcard game. It helped that general manager George Young had the chance to use the second …

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Gap tops third-quarter revenue, but tempers holiday season expectations

Gap tops third-quarter revenue, but tempers holiday season expectations

Holiday shoppers partake in early Black Friday shopping deals at the Gap store in New York’s Times Square. Brendan McDermid | Reuters Difference Thursday beat Wall Street’s quarterly earnings forecast but gave a cautious outlook for the holiday season. The clothing retailer – which includes its eponymous brand, Old Navy, Banana Republic and Athleta – …

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NASA’s rocket launch to the Moon next week aims to close a 50-year gap

Fifty years ago this month, mission managers at the US space agency Nasa gave the go-ahead for what would turn out to be humanity’s most recent odyssey to the moon. Few knew at the time that it would take more than half a century before NASA was ready to return, including Apollo 17 commander Eugene …

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New discovery fills long-missing gap in evolutionary history

New discovery fills long-missing gap in evolutionary history

The infant’s upper jaw Yuanmoupithecus. Credit: Terry Harrison, NYU Department of Anthropology The oldest gibbon fossil has been discovered in southwestern China. The oldest gibbon fossil has been discovered by a team of researchers, filling a long-missing evolutionary gap in ape history. The study, which was published in the Journal of Human Evolutionfocuses on the …

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