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How Edwin Diaz's entrance song at Mets games caught fire and where it ranks among best in MLB history

It starts with a menacing melody, one that swirls all around the Citi Field stands. A shadowy figure emerges from metal gates just as the drumline kicks into gear. Then, the trumpets come in. They blare through the stadium speakers, their flowery rhythm capturing the hearts and minds of the thousands who made the trek to Flushing to watch their beloved Mets play. With just three outs left in the game, New York is on the precipice of victory. So why not greet their opponent with a requiem of defeat?

Report: ‘High-ranking members of the Sixers’ interested in Kevin Durant trade

Since the Kevin Durant Sweepstakes commenced on July 30, four teams have largely dominated conversations: the Boston Celtics, Toronto Raptors, Phoenix Suns and Miami Heat. The degree to which team is truly a contender to land the superstar wing varies for each situation, but reports, rumors and speculation of any deal have predominantly centered around this quartet.

UPDATE: Two Dead, Three Seriously Injured in Two-Vehicle Crash on NJTPK

The New Jersey State Police is investigating the two-vehicle crash involving a double-decker Coach bus that resulted in two fatalities and three serious injuries on the New Jersey Turnpike in Woodbridge Township, Middlesex County. On Tuesday, August 9, at approximately 6:53 p.m., a Van Hool double-decker Coach bus, occupied by...

Attempted murder suspect flees from NYPD station house in the Bronx

An attempted-murder suspect leisurely jogged through a Bronx NYPD station house Monday during his caught-on-video escape, according to cops and police sources.  The 23-year-old suspect – identified by police sources as Edurado Lacen – pushed a detective who had been processing him at the 40th Precinct station house on Alexander Avenue near East 138th Street in Mott Haven around 1:30 p.m., then fled, authorities said.  Footage obtained by The Post shows him trotting out of the precinct uncuffed, with a detective at the same sauntering pace trailing behind him. Lacen, who is shown wearing red sweatpants, a black T-shirt and white sneakers, was last seen heading north on Morris Avenue from 140th Street.  The suspect — who was initially cuffed in connection to a non-fatal shooting – was still on the loose Tuesday morning, cops said.