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Dwight Gooden: Yoenis Cespedes may get ‘blackballed’ over Mets opt-out
Dwight Gooden sees how Yoenis Cespedes handled opting out of the Mets season as a “weak move” that could hurt the slugger next season. “He may get blackballed [in baseball] next year and I’m OK with that,” the former Cy Young winner said on the latest episode of The Post’s “Amazin’ But True” Mets podcast....
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Connecticut inmate hangs himself using prison-issued COVID-19 mask
A Connecticut prisoner hanged himself Thursday using a cloth mask distributed to inmates to help protest against coronavirus. Daniel Ocasio, 32, was found by guards Wednesday morning sitting on his cell bunk at the Corrigan-Radgowski Correctional Center with a ligature tied around his neck, the Department of Corrections said. The ligature was made from one...
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Nets battle but can’t stop Trail Blazers from making playoffs
The Trail Blazers were playing for their playoff lives. The Nets were playing for nothing but pride, and rhythm. And the Nets gave the Blazers everything they could handle, right down to Caris LeVert’s last-second shot that just rimed out. The Nets — who already clinched a first-round playoff meeting with defending champion Toronto —...
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Jared Kushner confirms meeting with Kanye West, says they’re old friends
"Unlike others, I'm able to keep friendships across the aisle," the first son-in-law told Fox News.
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Houses with swanky built-in bars quench pandemic thirst for going out
“It’s been a way to feel a sense of normalcy in these crazy times," says Colton Lalima, 23, who has mixed up cocktails for friends behind the full bar in his parents $7.7 million New Jersey home.
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Freddie Kitchens glad to be reunited with Giants’ Joe Judge
In 2004, Joe Judge’s final year as a player at Mississippi State, he met Freddie Kitchens, who was in his first season at the school as the tight ends coach. The next year, with Judge working as a graduate assistant at his alma mater, Kitchens move over to coach the running backs. It took 15...
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Hillary Clinton ‘ready to help’ in Biden administration if asked
Hillary Clinton could be headed back to D.C. The former 2016 Democratic presidential candidate said she is “ready to help in any way I can” when asked if she would take a job in a Biden administration. “I’m ready to help in any way I can,” Clinton said at the 19th Represents Summit on Thursday....
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Driver of stolen car fleeing police crashes into occupied MTA bus
The driver of a stolen vehicle fleeing from police in Brooklyn Thursday night slammed into an MTA bus — injuring nine of its passengers and the driver, authorities said. The chain of events that led up to the wild crash unfolded about 6 p.m. when police saw a tan Toyota Highlander with three men inside...
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Islanders’ power play remains a problem
The Islanders’ power play went just 4-for-16 during the play-in series against the Panthers and its struggles have spilled over into the first round against the Capitals. Going 0-for-3 on the power play Wednesday, the Islanders generated just five shots with the man-advantage. “I think we had five chances on our power plays, we had...
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NYC teen set on fire was dating alleged killer’s 14-year-old sister
The teenager stabbed and set on fire in the Bronx had recently been dating his alleged killer’s 14-year-old sister, law enforcement sources and the family said Thursday. Adones Betances — who lives about five blocks from alleged victim Winston Ortiz, 18 — was enraged by the age gap between the two, the sources said. He’s...
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Ghislaine Maxwell being locked up in isolation for own safety, feds say
Ghislaine Maxwell is being held in isolation from other inmates in a Brookly Federal jail for her own safety and the “orderly” function of the facility, federal prosecutors argued Thursday. The British socialite, 58, earlier this week petitioned to be released into the general population at the Metropolitan Detention Center. She whined in court documents...
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‘Ticking time bomb’: Toxic lead paint found in 900 NYC classrooms
More than 900 city classrooms repeatedly tested positive for lead paint over the past five years — amounting to what one expert calls a “ticking time bomb” that’s waiting to poison kids. A classroom at PS 188 The Island School in Manhattan’s Alphabet City neighborhood racked up the highest number of positive tests — 178...
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Israel and UAE peace deal is vindication for Trump: Goodwin
Now we’re talking the Art of the Deal! While it is not unusual in political circles to describe something as an historic breakthrough, it is unusual when the term is justified. Yet that is the right way to describe the three-way agreement announced Thursday by the Trump White House, Israel, and the United Arab Emirates....
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David Peterson’s shoulder issue reason for early Mets exit
David Peterson was sitting at 74 pitches when the fifth inning concluded Thursday and had mowed through the Nationals lineup. But his day was finished. The Mets rookie, dealing with shoulder fatigue, was removed and watched the bullpen protect the lead for his third victory in four starts. “It’s just a matter of trying to...
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Sabrina Ionescu-less Liberty battle but fall to the Fever
BRADENTON, Fla. — Tiffany Mitchell scored 19 points, Kelsey Mitchell made a long 3-pointer with 29.8 seconds left, and the Indiana Fever beat the New York Liberty 86-79 on Thursday night. Kelsey Mitchell had 13 points in the first half and didn’t score again until her 3-pointer gave Indiana an 82-77 lead in the closing...
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DJ LeMahieu proving to be Yankees’ biggest difference maker
They have lost Giancarlo Stanton for who knows how long due a problem with a hamstring that supports a ripped upper body. Aaron Judge, who led the AL in homers with nine and RBIs with 20 going into Thursday’s action, missed Wednesday’s game due to lower-body tightness. Aaron Boone was hopeful he would get Judge...
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Dolly Parton makes rare political statement in support of Black Lives Matter
"Of course black lives matter. Do we think our little white asses are the only ones that matter? No!"
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Madonna set to fly to Jamaica for weekend-long 62nd birthday bash
BFF and longtime manager Guy Oseary is, however, skipping due to the pandemic.
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Economist lays out case for reparations that would cost US gov’t $12T
A noted economist has laid out a roadmap for how the U.S. could make reparations to the descendants of slaves — and estimates it would cost between 10 and 12 trillion dollars to right the historic injustice. Duke University professor William Darity Jr. and his wife, the writer A. Kirsten Mullen, co-authored a report making...
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LeBron James helping make Dodger Stadium a voting site in historic move
The Los Angeles Dodgers have partnered with LeBron James to help make Dodger Stadium a voting site for the general election in November. It’s the first time a Major League Baseball team has offered up its facility as a voting site. Thursday’s announcement is the culmination of a partnership between the Dodgers, the city, and...
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‘Project Power’ review: Superheroes fight the War on Drugs
The film's heightened action sequences have an illustrated quality to them.
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2020 events so far: Yep, these major world events all happened this year
From a deadly pandemic to a global movement for racial justice, the year 2020 has already experienced its fair share of world-shifting events -- and it is only a little over halfway through.
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9/11 ‘Tribute in Light’ memorial in NYC canceled amid COVID-19 concerns
The iconic Lower Manhattan 9/11 memorial display that features twin beams of light to honor victims of the terror attacks will not shine this year over coronavirus concerns, organizers said Thursday. The annual “Tribute in Light” display requires a large crew to pull off, the 9/11 Memorial and Museum said on its website, posing health...
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NCAA axes fall championships as major football marches on
The NCAA called off fall championship events — a move Thursday that does not affect major college football — because not enough schools will be competing in sports such as men’s and women’s soccer and women’s volleyball during the first semester. NCAA President Mark Emmert made the announcement in a video posted on Twitter, but...
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Topless woman arrested after allegedly throwing cigarettes at Nashville protesters
She should have butted out of this one.
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Listen to Episode 18 of ‘Amazin’ But True’: McNeil’s Knee, Nido’s Game feat. Dwight Gooden
  The Mets picked up back-to-back wins against the Nationals to work out a split of the four-game set at Citi Field this week. Unfortunately, they lost Jeff McNeil in the process. On the latest episode of the “Amazin’ But True” podcast with Nelson Figueroa and I, we talk about everything going on in Mets...
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MLB setting its game dials on Self-Destruct: Here’s the latest proof
On YES last Friday, David Cone said it as a brief aside, as if it were a throwaway thought barely worth his breath. In the bottom of the sixth of a scoreless game, Rays catcher Mike Zunino squared to bunt on the first two pitches, both balls. He then flew out on a 2-0 count....
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Trump says he wants son Barron back in school
President Trump on Thursday said he wants his 14-year-old son Barron to return to school soon. Barron Trump’s private school in Maryland, St. Andrew’s Episcopal School, recently said it will have online-only classes next month, despite the president urging schools to reopen amid the coronavirus pandemic. “I’d like to have him go back and I...
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Trump says he considered selling DC hotel — but will never part with Trump Tower
WASHINGTON — President Trump on Thursday confirmed that he had considered selling his hotel in Washington, DC after spending more than $250 million renovating the iconic Beltway building — but said he has now changed his mind. “I was thinking about it,” he told The Post during an exclusive Oval Office interview. The Trump family...
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Cardi B launches OnlyFans page, with caveats
"No I’m not going to be showing my t---ies, or my p---y, or my ass, just straight up real-life content s - - t…"
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