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NBA World Reacts To Knicks Free Agency Punishment News

Before free agency opened up last Thursday, it was announced that Jalen Brunson and the New York Knicks agreed to a four-year contract. According to Fred Katz, the Knicks are expected to be fined for tampering. Apparently, the Dallas Mavericks were "frustrated" that reports of Brunson leaving for New York...
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Mets Morning News: Nifty Fifty

The Mets bested the Reds 7-4 on the Fourth of July, becoming the first NL team to 50 wins in the process. Brandon Nimmo brought the early fireworks with a three-run homer and, after ex-Met Brandon Drury tied it up with a three-run blast of his own, Francisco Lindor crushed a solo homer that gave the Mets a lead they would not relinquish. Taijuan Walker had another quality start, allowing three earned runs over 6.0 innings. Seth Lugo worked the ninth to earn the save.

These Craft Cocktail Bars Make Their Hotels a Destination

Do you judge a hotel by its bar? Hotels around the country are prioritizing cocktail bars with distinct and photogenic atmospheres, as well as menus that go beyond a typical lobby bar. These spaces become a draw for guests, and make the hotels a destination for locals as well as visitors staying elsewhere.

Recent Shark Attacks Haunting New York Beachgoers

The odds of a shark attack being fatal is 1 in 3,748,067. You have more of a chance of dying from being struck by lightning, a car accident or the flu. However, in recent years a man was killed by a shark off of a beach in Cape Cod and a New York City woman suffered a deadly attack in southern Maine. If you are an ocean swimmer these days on the beaches of New York, you may want to keep your eyes open for some deadly friends. Two people were bitten within 72 hours off the southern coast of New York's prestigious beaches this week.

Mets Minors Recap: Francisco Álvarez Makes Triple-A Debut

Francisco Álvarez made his Triple-A debut on Monday, singling and driving a run in the process. All of the Mets’ minor-league affiliates played Monday due to the July 4 holiday. All teams’ typical weekly off day will be Tuesday. AAA: Syracuse Mets (33-45) 4, Buffalo Bison (41-37)...

4 people shot at Queens holiday cookout

NEW YORK - Four people who were enjoying a July 4th cookout in the Springfield Gardens section of Queens were hit by gunfire. The NYPD says it happened around 10:15 p.m. on 137th Ave. The group was having a BBQ cookout when at least one person opened fire on the group.

New Details on New York to Vermont Train Released

A welcome announcement from Amtrak last month told New Yorkers that they would be now connected with the beautiful town of Burlington, Vermont on a new route of the Ethan Allen Express Line. The route that used to stop at Albany will now extend all the way down to New York City.

Drive-by shooting in Bronx leaves man dead, two wounded on the Fourth of July

The search continues for the suspects in a Bronx drive-by shooting that killed a 62-year-old man and injured two others on the Fourth of July, police reported. Law enforcement sources said the gun violence happened at about 10:26 p.m. Monday night in front of an apartment building at 2431 Prospect Ave. in Belmont.

Man fatally stabbed while sleeping in NYC park: NYPD

WEST VILLAGE, Manhattan (PIX11) — A man was sleeping in a Manhattan park when he was fatally stabbed in the stomach early Tuesday morning, police said. Authorities found the 34-year-old victim with a stab wound in the torso near West and Christopher streets in the West Village at around 4:40 a.m. The victim was taken to the hospital, where he died, police said.

Opening Alert: Tango Steak, Moonachie, NJ

Tango Steak is a new restaurant now open in Moonachie. It’s an update of El Tango Argentina Grill, with owner Ariel Espejo and his family changing up the style of the location. They felt it was time for a menu upgrade, a modern look — something new to Bergen County.

Yankees’ top hitting prospects keep getting on base | Anthony Volpe, Jasson Dominguez, Estevan Florial updates

Time for a quick check on some of the New York Yankees’ top prospects. Shortstop Anthony Volpe remains on fire for the Double-A Somerset Patriots. Per With a hit and a walk in Double-A Somerset’s win over Bowie on Monday, Anthony Volpe extended his on-base streak to 15 games. He went 1-for-3 and added his 33rd stolen base on the season, which matches his total from 2021 in nearly half the games. In three July games, he’s 4-for-10 with four walks and three stolen bases.