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How Manny Pacquiao sees his boxing journey ‘continuing’ at 40

Manny Pacquiao turned 40 years old last month. That’s normally the age when boxers start to rethink how long they want to continue to their careers, if they’re still fighting at all. Pacquiao, recognized as the sport’s only world champion in eight different divisions, is out to prove he is...

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Memphis deputy accused of buying drugs from undercover cop

A Tennessee deputy faces charges after he was busted purchasing drugs from an undercover officer, authorities said. Jeffery Crossley, a deputy with the Shelby County Sheriff’s Office, was arrested Thursday in Memphis on charges for possession of a controlled substance with intent to sell, the...

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Average wagerers still haven’t learned from NFL favorites’ falls

In sports betting terms, high-profile football matchups are typically “Pros vs. Joes” affairs — with the general public betting heavily on favorites while sharps patiently wait to bet underdogs at the highest available lines. Squares falling into the trap of betting all the TV favorites have...

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Greatest moment in Jets history made bittersweet 50 years later

It was the day and the game that impacted NFL history like no other, and stands as the one crowning achievement of a star-crossed franchise and everlasting memory to those who are still remembered as Cinderella Men. Nearly 50 years to the day later, nearly 50 years after Jan. 12, 1969, nearly 50...

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Ex-NYPD cop shot romantic rival in jealous, drunken rage: suit

A former NYPD sergeant who shot a Brooklyn man in the face after a dispute over a woman — then tried to plant knives on his victim — drunkenly raged at him prior to firing, according to a lawsuit. Ex-cop Ritchard Blake, 40, who blasted Thavone Santana, 21, at close range following an early...

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FDNY firefighter busted for DUI on way back from fireman’s funeral

An FDNY firefighter driving home from a fellow fireman’s funeral was arrested for drunken driving after hitting a pedestrian in Brooklyn, police sources said. Matthew Wilson, 36, crashed into the pedestrian on a sidewalk near the intersection of Marine Parkway and Quentin Road soon after Steven...

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Nets served some ‘humble pie’ in brutal loss to elite Raptors

TORONTO — The last time the Nets faced the Raptors, they broke an eight-game losing skid and turned their season around. This time, Toronto did the breaking. The shorthanded Nets seemingly had their wills broken in a 122-105 blowout loss before a sellout crowd of 19,800 at Scotiabank Arena. “I...

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These GOPers revealed the true heart of Texas

In a win for religious freedom, Republicans in a Texas county just smacked down the effort to unseat a party leader just because he’s a Muslim. The Tarrant County GOP committee voted 139-49 against ousting Dr. Shadi Shafi as vice chairman, and rightly so. His chief critic, precinct chair Dorrie...

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De Blasio loses twice to the little guys

Home-sharing and horse carriages: One industry is strictly new-economy; the other, as old as it gets. But they’re both showing you can beat City Hall. Manhattan Supreme Court Justice Arthur Engoron this week called a halt to Mayor de Blasio’s latest effort to crush the city’s horse-carriage...

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Jayme Closs smiles with aunt, dog in first photo since release

A smiling image of the 13-year-old girl who was abducted three months ago after her parents were killed was posted on social media Friday night. Jayme Closs could be seen beaming next to her aunt while holding her dog just one day after she escaped the home of her alleged abductor. “Nothing makes...

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Knicks defenseless in blowout loss to Pacers in return to MSG

The Knicks returned home — and everything was as they had left it. Coming back from a six-game, 13-day road trip, the Knicks started the second half of the season by making a high lottery pick look like the team’s top priority, suffering their seventh straight home loss, 121-106, to the Pacers...

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Cannabis company stock soars after Thiel-backed fund says it won’t sell shares

Shares of pot grower Tilray soared as much as 26 percent on Friday after a fund backed by Silicon Valley billionaire Peter Thiel said it has no immediate plans to sell any of its 75 million shares. The announcement helped chill out investors who had been seriously concerned that the Thiel-backed...

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WW shares fall after JPMorgan analyst downgrades stock

New Years resolutions have been made — and WW isn’t on many people’s list. Shares of recently rebranded Weight Watchers fell 5.1 percent, to $33.30, on Friday after a JPMorgan analyst downgraded the stock to neutral because too few people have signed up for its diet plan in the crucial first...

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Fox exits bidding for YES and other local sports networks

Fox rocked the sports world Friday by removing itself from the auction of Disney’s 22 regional sports TV networks, including the group’s “crown jewel” YES Network. The sale of the RSNs — a regulatory condition of Disney’s $71 billion deal to take over Fox’s entertainment assets — was...

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Report shows 90 percent of NY LGBTQ kids face discrimination at school

Most­ New York state LGBTQ students suffer discrimination at school — but only half report it to administrators, according to a new report. The Gay Lesbian Straight Education Network study concluded that New York schools “were not safe” for LGBTQ children — and that only a third of their...

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Creepy cabbie accused of terrorizing 3 female riders

A sex-crazed cabby terrorized at least three female fares in lower Manhattan — groping them and exposing himself during the disturbing early-morning trips, according to prosecutors. Joshua Kellier began his alleged perverted spree April 20, 2015, after picking up a passenger in Soho at about 4...

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The surprise fantasy football MVP came on strong late

Everyone loves getting awards. Alas, sorry, but you guys didn’t get any, though you can bask in the glory of having drafted some of those who did. Fantasy MVP: Christian McCaffrey (RB, Panthers) — It looked like Todd Gurley was going to run away with this, literally, but he stumbled down the...

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US workers are winning, big time

Lost in all the headlines about the federal shutdown and the war over the wall is some hugely important news: The US economy has taken a seriously worker-friendly turn. America is enjoying its best job market in decades, with unemployment at a nearly 50-year low, people rejoining the workforce in...

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Fizdale couldn’t bear to watch Porzingis’ impressive workout

Kristaps Porzingis’ return date remains uncertain. That won’t change for some time. He is scheduled to be evaluated again in mid-February. His return from a torn ACL wouldn’t come before then. It may not even come until next season. When David Fizdale watched his star’s individual workout...

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