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DETROIT -- The Nets were missing three injured starters, turning the ball over like it was a hot potato and couldn't buy a shot from three-point range. Yet, they battled back from a 13-point third-quarter deficit to grab a one-point lead with 3:50 left in the regular season opener Wednesday night at...

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atrick Ewing was the center, Mark Jackson was at the point, the Knicks City dancers were new and edgy and Pat Riley was young and the epitome of cool.

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WASHINGTON -- Losing hurts, of course, and it should. And the Rangers weren't thinking about moral victories in the moments after their 4-3 overtime loss to the defending Stanley Cup champion Capitals Wednesday night.

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The justice department's findings mark the first time in nearly five years of monitoring tied to the police department's interactions with the Latino community that it has been found in "substantial compliance."

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A man wrote to two bishops, saying the Rev. Robert Huneke abused him as a teen on Long Island, according to the lawsuit. The priest, transferred to Florida, was allowed to keep working and abused another child, the lawsuit says.

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The movie mogul's attorney says the revelation undermines the case. But the DA said the accuser did not heed the detective, but hired a lawyer and turned over her cellphones without deletions.

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Valley Stream and North Valley Stream -- with a population of about 11,000 in 3,000 households -- will "temporarily see an increase in noise exposure," an official said.

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The Knicks knew that this season, with the promise of a patient rebuild, would have its growing pains. But amid the hoopla of opening night, they didn't want it to be right from the opening tip.

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An attorney representing a motorist on trial for dragging a Suffolk police officer during a traffic stop asked a judge to declare a mistrial Wednesday, saying Suffolk prosecutors failed to promptly turn over records he said would have helped his client.

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An audit from 2015 through October 2017 found the agency failed to execute proper upkeep within established schedules.

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Feeling the pulse Fresh controversies break out at a stupefying rate in the Donald Trump era. With the midterm elections near, each is examined for how it might tilt the result. Will lingering anger from the Brett Kavanaugh fight propel more Democrats or Republicans to the polls? Did Trump turn even...

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ANAHEIM, Calif. -- Casey Cizikas' return to the Islanders' lineup on Wednesday against the Anaheim Ducks may just have earned him a new nickname.

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Occasionally, Sydney Moore will pull off a move or a play on a soccer field that even surprises her.

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Scoring is up, and so are television ratings. There is almost no controversy over players kneeling for the national anthem - only three have been doing that - and the adjustment period for new officiating points of emphasis seems to be over.

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Knicks president Steve Mills appeared on ESPN radio Wednesday and addressed the decision not to come to an agreement on a contract extension for Kristaps Porzingis. He insisted that the Knicks star is on board with the decision.

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Her grandson, a fourth-grader in the Longwood district, says the teacher changed the student's self-portrait during class so the nose was larger, explaining that African-Americans have "big noses."

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David Fizdale wanted to make this game out to be like any other one, an opponent on the schedule with a goal of competing and winning. But this game, opening night of his tenure at Knicks head coach, could not just be another night.

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Sea Cliff and residents of nearby communities want the appeal court to annul the 2015 planning board approval of Garvies Point, saying Glen Cove did not seek additional environmental reviews as project plans changed.

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