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Knicks display an energy that gives fan base a lift for one night

Look, there is nothing wrong with savoring what you saw Wednesday night. There is nothing wrong with admitting you got a little caught up in the frenetic pace the Knicks employed, and the fact that for the first time since Prohibition there were basketball players wearing Knicks uniforms who...

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What to do if you actually win the $900M Mega Millions jackpot

DES MOINES, Iowa — Despite the terrible odds — one in 302.5 million for those keeping score at home — someone will eventually match all six numbers and win the Mega Millions jackpot, now at $900 million. It could happen as soon as Friday night, when the next drawing is held, leaving most of...

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Mom arrested after video appears to show her dunking infant headfirst into water

Griffin Police have filed charges against a mother after a disturbing video appearing to show a person putting her 5-month-old child headfirst into water circulated on social media. Griffin Police confirmed the arrest Wednesday of 27-year-old Laquanda Lenea Mosley. A Griffin Police spokesperson said...

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Man admits he sent suspicious letters to Trump’s sons

A Massachusetts man pleaded guilty Wednesday to sending letters filled with white powder to President Trump’s sons and others. Daniel Frisiello, 25, looked down and covered his mouth as the prosecutor, US Attorney Scott Garland read the court some of his profanity and slur-filled missives....

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Shoplifter goes on epic ‘beer run’

A man in Texas was caught on surveillance video going on an epic beer run after swiping five cases of Bud Light from a convenience store, cops said. The sudsy suspect walked into a Murphy’s Express in Arlington, Texas and picked up the pile of beer before bolting for the door, according to police....

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How the public can avoid falling into ‘teaser’ traps

If the Cardinals stay priced as a home underdog in the +1¹/₂ to +2 range in advance of Thursday night’s NFL game against the Broncos (FOX, 8:20 p.m.), they will qualify as a nominee for a “basic strategy” multi-team six-point teaser. What is a “teaser?” It’s a special type of bet...

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Let Clemson prove that this college football chaos is a myth

This is not chaos. Even after four top-10 teams (Georgia, West Virginia, Washington and Penn State) lost last weekend, the top 10 is still comprised solely of teams that were ranked before the season started. It can’t be chaos when similar upsets happen every season. It can’t be chaos when more...

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Sears quietly paid rent on more than 200 shuttered stores

They’re dark, they’re full of junk, they lose money — and they’re finally off the books. Sears, which filed for bankruptcy on Monday, had quietly been paying rent on more than 200 Sears and Kmart locations that it had already shut down and abandoned, according to court documents reviewed by...

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Golden Nugget Casinos owner intrigued by Caesars merger

The billionaire owner of Golden Nugget Casinos has approached Caesars Entertainment about a merger that would value publicly traded Caesars at $13 per share, sources told The Post. Golden Nugget owner Tilman Fertitta, who also owns the NBA’s Houston Rockets, floated the deal, which would come in...

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Thugs who gang-raped, robbed prostitutes show little remorse at sentencing

Three thugs convicted of gang-raping and robbing prostitutes showed little remorse Wednesday as a Bronx judge hit them with prison terms. Joey Cruz, 29, insisted, “I ain’t no Mother Teresa but I’m no Charles Manson, either” before Justice Diane Kiesel sentenced him to 75 years to life....

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Migrant ‘caravan’ heading toward border grows to 4K

The “caravan” of migrants making their way to the US border has swelled to 4,000 people — as the number of undocumented immigrants entering the country skyrockets, according to reports. The large cluster of Hondurans — many of whom are kids traveling with and without their parents — has...

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Why the Bills will find a way to cover against the Colts

What world are we living in where the 1-5 Colts are favored by more than a touchdown? I originally was planning to pass on this game if Nathan “Pick-Six” Peterman was going to start for Buffalo, but now Derek Anderson will get the start. Anderson has always been serviceable, so even if he’s...

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Cabbie charged with harassing ‘cop rape’ victim who said he stalked her

A cabbie was charged Wednesday with harassing a Brooklyn teen a month after charges he had stalked her were dropped. The victim, who goes by the pseudonym Anna Chambers, told police that Robert Melander has called her 50 times, including one occasion during which he pleasured himself while talking...

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Immigration rhetoric may have caused spike in premature births

Heated rhetoric about immigration during the presidential campaign may have caused a rise in premature births among foreign-born Hispanic women in the city, according to a city Health Department report. The rate among mothers born in Mexico and Central America rose from 7.3 percent in the Sept. 1,...

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How Sam Darnold goes from beloved to feared

Sam Darnold says the Jets have found their identity. Asked to explain that, the rookie quarterback mentioned using a dominating offensive line to establish the running game to set up the pass. That’s what he wants the Jets to be known for. “Our offensive linemen are really establishing the line...

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Missing girl was home when parents were killed: cops

Cops believe Jayme Closs — the Wisconsin teen who disappeared this week after her parents were shot dead inside their home — was still at the residence when the murders occurred. Authorities said they determined this by analyzing evidence at the scene and the 911 call that was placed early...

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‘Coward’ Cuomo still refusing to debate his GOP challenger

Gov. Cuomo sure has a lot to say when it comes to President Trump or Mayor de Blasio — but when it comes to debating his GOP opponent for governor, he’s suddenly tongue-tied. With three weeks to go until the general election, Cuomo has so far refused to go one-on-one with Republican challenger...

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Lundqvist no match for Ovechkin again as Rangers fall in OT

WASHINGTON — Alex Ovechkin scored two power-play goals and Matt Niskanen had the winner as the Capitals beat the Rangers 4-3 in overtime on Wednesday night. Ovechkin has six goals in six games to start the season after scoring 49 last year. His 24 career goals against the Rangers’ Henrik...

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De Blasio ignoring animal cruelty laws to court votes: activists

Activists cried fowl Wednesday over Mayor de Blasio’s refusal to enforce animal-cruelty laws against Orthodox Jews who ritually slaughter chickens ahead of Yom Kippur — claiming he is motivated by the fact that the community is a powerful voting bloc. Attorney Nora Marino made that argument...

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Knicks put on a show and open season with Hawks destruction

Don’t get used to it, but David Fizdale’s youthful Knicks created fireworks and history on opening night. Scoring a franchise-record 49 points in the second quarter and with Tim Hardaway Jr. adjusting superbly to his No. 1 option role, the Knicks captured their season opener with a 126-107...

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