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NBA Draft 2022 winners and losers: Rough night for Knicks, Nets

The teams that win in the NBA are those that draft well, making the draft the lifeblood of the league. And Thursday night in Barclays Center, the Post takes a look at exactly who left the building as winners and who left as losers. Winners Orlando Magic The Magic got Shaquille O’Neal with the top pick in 1992, and Dwight Howard a dozen years later. They went with the most ready big this time, too. Paolo Banchero has the defense and intangibles for a team in desperate need of both. A 6-foot-10, 250-pounder who can pass, imagine Ben Simmons with a jumper. Detroit Pistons GM...
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Woman riding moped struck by hit-and-run driver in Brooklyn

NEW YORK - Police are searching for the driver behind a hit-and-run in Brooklyn. Investigators say a 34-year-old woman was riding a moped when she was struck by a car. It happened around 2:45 a.m. Friday at Throop and Lexington avenues in Bedford-Stuyvesant. The woman was rushed to the hospital in critical condition. There's no word on a suspect or vehicle description. Anyone with information is asked to call the NYPD's Crime Stoppers hotline at 1-800-577-TIPS (8477), or for Spanish, 1-888-57-PISTA (74782). You can also submit a tip via their website or via DM on Twitter, @NYPDTips. All calls are kept confidential.  
BROOKLYN, NY

Two female teens stabbed in Bronx park assault: police

SOUNDVIEW, the Bronx (PIX11) — Two female teens were jumped and stabbed by a large group of fellow youths early Friday in Soundview Park, authorities said. The victims, 18 and 15, were approached by another group of nine or 10 teens near the park entrance at Metcalf and Seward avenues around 3:10 a.m., according to […]
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The Monday Morning Kickoff

It's time to start off another week in the Rutgers sports world. There remains a lot of news and occurrences passing through Rutgers football and basketball. Both programs are looking to restock for the future as there is never a downtime for recruiting. Camps, offers, visits and more made up a busy week and pave the way for plenty to talk about.
NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ
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NJ prospect Dwyke Flemmings Jr. turns focus to pro career after graduating high school

Life is getting a little less hectic for Dwyke Flemmings Jr. now that he doesn’t have to attend class every day. The 18-year-old Flemmings (1-0, 1 knockout) graduated high school last Thursday, just in time to focus on training camp for his second professional fight, which takes place on July 30 at the Barclays Center in Brooklyn, N.Y. The four-round junior middleweight bout will be on the undercard of the Danny Garcia vs. Jose Benavidez Jr. event, which will air live on Showtime. Flemmings’ bout will be shown on the ShoSports YouTube channel.
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AEW Dynamite: Grand Slam Confirmed To Return To Arthur Ashe Stadium In September

AEW Dynamite Grand Slam is back in 2022. All Elite Wrestling confirmed its Grand Slam events will return to Arthur Ashe Stadium, as AEW Dynamite Grand Slam will take place on Wednesday, September 21. A Grand Slam edition of Rampage will also take place at the venue, and it will likely be taped the same night after Dynamite.
QUEENS, NY

NJ woman charged over dead baby and it never has to be this way

Aggravated manslaughter. Desecration of human remains. Endangerment of a child. Serious charges for a horrific case. All according to the Middlesex County Prosecutor’s Office, Jessica Farag, 19, gave birth to a baby girl on June 8 at 12:30 p.m. in the bathroom of her Jamesburg home. Authorities say she both told them the baby was stillborn but also said that the baby was moving and crying. Officials say she left the baby on a counter until the girl died.
JAMESBURG, NJ

The Yankees’ bizarre mode of relying on Aaron Judge’s greatness while fighting him over $4 million

Judgment day is here. Today, Aaron Judge’s arbitration hearing is scheduled to take place. Today, the MVP candidate who capped last night’s comeback 7-6 win over the Astros with a walk-off hit will battle with the team he does battle for every game. Barring a last-minute settlement, the team worth approximately $6 billion will insult its most beloved player — as the generational star it hopes to soon sign to a long-term contract listens via Zoom — to save $4 million. This is actually happening. Judge is seeking a $21 million salary this season. The Yankees countered at $17 million. The arbitration panel...
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French Montana: Shooting of young NYC rapper Lil TJay ‘sad for hip-hop’

Rapper French Montana spoke out about the recent New Jersey shooting that left young rapper Lil TJay with multiple gunshot wounds and described their “dope, dope relationship.” The 21-year-old Bronx-born rapper, whose real name is Tione Marriot, remains unconscious after being shot multiple times at The Promenade in Edgewater, N.J., according to reports. Other than some movement in his legs, he’s been unresponsive after undergoing surgery, according to reports. “It’s sad and it’s sad for hip-hop,” Montana said on Sway Calloway’s SiriusXM show, “Sway in the Morning” on Wednesday. “Nowadays, they’re making the artist the drug dealer and the killer and everything. We don’t got...
EDGEWATER, NJ

Woman dies after being stabbed inside Bronx apartment, police say

CASTLE HILL, the Bronx (PIX11) — A woman died after she was found with a stab wound inside an apartment in the Bronx overnight, police said Friday. Officers found the 56-year-old victim with a stab wound on her lower torso inside an apartment in the vicinity Olmstead and Lacombe avenues minutes past 3:30 a.m., according […]
BRONX, NY

Woman in motorized scooter killed in Brooklyn hit-and-run: NYPD

BEDFORD-STUYVESANT, Brooklyn (PIX11) — A woman in a motorized scooter was struck and killed by a hit-and-run driver early Friday in Brooklyn, authorities said. The 43-year-old victim was riding her motorized scooter at Lexington and Throop avenues around 2:15 a.m. when she was hit by a black Hyundai sedan, according to police, who said that […]
BROOKLYN, NY

Whoopi Goldberg Calls SCOTUS Ruling On NY Concealed Carry Law Is A ‘Middle Finger’

Whoopi Goldberg called the Supreme Court decision overturning a New York gun control law a “middle finger” to the Empire State, shortly after the ruling came in on Thursday, June 23. The View co-hosts were discussing a recent Supreme Court decision, which passed 6-3, that struck down a New York law, which required people to show “proper cause” in order to concealed carry a gun outside of their home. The ruling overturned laws in eight states and Washington D.C.
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