April 17, 2024

76ers star still presents daunting Knicks playoff challenge

Saturday night at the Garden Joel Embiid likely tug at his shorts, he’ll sigh, he’ll stretch out his leg Joe Embiid was playing at maybe 65 percent efficiency, putting his...

Rangers captain nominated again for humanitarian award

Jacob Trouba added a second nomination for the King Clancy Memorial Trophy to his Rangers captain legacy on Wednesday.

Caitlin Clark to sign massive endorsement deal with Nike amid WNBA contract controversy

Caitlin Clark is about to get some big bucks.

Make yourself a home: Homeless build house with garden, BBQ and working electricity along LA freeway

The house is complete with rock walls, a garden, a barbecue grill, hammock, decorative string lights and working electricity.

76ers hero comes up with unreal block to seal wild play-in win

Nicolas Batum had 20 points, six 3-pointers, five rebounds and a crucial block late in the game. 

Key Met appears to have avoided injured list stint

The Mets may have caught Brett Baty’s left hamstring tightness early enough to prevent an injured list stint.

OJ Simpson has been cremated, no public memorial planned, estate lawyer says

OJ Simpson’s body was cremated on Wednesday and there is no public memorial service planned for the former NFL star-turned-convicted felon who died last week at the age of 76,...

'The Wiz' Broadway review: We're off to see the cheap national tour!

Yes, “The Wiz” should ease on down the road — but with boundless creativity and awe.

Deranged 'Get Trump' Democrats only boost ex-president with their constant attacks, insults

The “Get Trump” Democrats are beside themselves with glee about the former president being stuck in a Manhattan courtroom for the Stormy Daniels hush-money trial.

Giants veteran skipping spring workouts while seeking new deal

The receiver who has been on the team longer than anyone else, Darius Slayton, over the years has welcomed in many youngsters at his position but it remains to be...

Here are the 5 most expensive items at the supermarket right now — what you'll be paying more for this spring

Some trouble spots to look out for — and budget around.

Chargers add former Ravens star on one-year contract

Jim Harbaugh has another playmaker in his backfield.

Diver’s magical interaction with enormous octopus that led her to a secret underwater shrine

Seasoned diver Jules Casey assumed the enormous octopus was merely curious about her when he stretched out a long tentacle and wrapped it around her hand.

Islanders win finale but key player exits in first period

Jean-Gabriel Pageau left the Islanders' 5-4 win over the Penguins on Wednesday night midway through the first period and did not return.

Trump meets with Polish president in NYC, touts ‘very good and personal relationship’ with the US ally

“We had four great years together. Four great years,” the 77-year-old presumptive Republican nominee for president added. 

Knicks learn playoff opponent after wild play-in game

It will be Joel Embiid, and not Playoff Jimmy, headed to New York this weekend.

Caitlin Clark is 'sole reason' women's basketball ratings skyrocketed: Dawn Staley

Caitlin Clark’s impact on the game has been well recorded over the past year as her on-court performances drew record viewers to the broadcasts

Google fires 28 employees involved in sit-in protest over $1.2B Israel contract

In a companywide memo obtained by The Post, Google vice president of global security Chris Rackow said their “behavior was unacceptable, extremely disruptive, and made co-workers feel threatened.”

Rare star explosion expected to be 'once-in-a-lifetime viewing opportunity': NASA

Another special cosmic event is to occur this year, and it could be a "once-in-a-lifetime viewing opportunity," according to NASA.

Yankees star changed everything with one mammoth swing

Leading off the top of the ninth in a game the Yankees trailed by two runs, Stanton crushed a 437-foot home run into the second deck in left field.

Five intriguing storylines in Rangers-Capitals playoff battle

The Post’s Mollie Walker analyzes the top-5 storylines to follow going into the Rangers-Capitals series:

NHL reveals Game 1 playoff start times for Rangers, Islanders

Don’t make any plans this weekend, Islanders and Rangers fans. 

Inmate accused of 2017 cold case killing of off-duty DC cop on date: docs

"For far too long, the details surrounding Sergeant Mason's tragic death have remained a painful mystery."

Legal bid seeks to knock AOC off ballot line for left-wing Working Families Party: 'Too involved in social experimentation'

A legal challenge has been filed to knock Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez off the left-leaning Working Families Party ballot line in the Nov. 5 general election, The Post has learned.

I'm a dietitian — here's how to eat just one chocolate and feel satisfied

If you crave sweets, here's some encourage-mint.

Yankees now AL East favorites after red-hot start to 2024 season

The Yankees’ hot start has solidified their status as the favorite in the competitive American League East. 

Knicks sharpshooter takes award eligibility snub in stride

After being the surprised victim of growing pains in the league’s new 65-game rule, Donte DiVincenzo took in stride — “it is what it is,” he said.

Connecticut mayor sparks controversy for comments about school district's special needs students

A Connectiut mayor sparked outrage after he made disparaging comments about the school district’s special needs students during a council meeting on Monday, according to a report.

'Most shredded bodybuilder ever' dead at 46

Portuguese bodybuilder Marco Cesar Aguiar Luis, better known as “Monster,” died in Germany. 

Jazz owner seemingly confirms Coyotes' move to Utah: 'No secret'

The Coyotes' move to Utah is happening, at least according to one of the parties involved. 

Mets get another encouraging sign veteran is back to old self

The Mets outfielder/DH launched a two-run, go-ahead dinger in Wednesday’s third inning,

What Giants might do at linebacker in 2024 NFL Draft

This does not figure to be an area of intense interest for the Giants.

What Jets might do at linebacker in 2024 NFL Draft

The Jets have a strong linebacker corps right now, and don't have a need for a linebacker in this year's NFL draft.

Comedian attacks piñata in fit of rage after learning Trump is gaining traction with Latino voters

Actor John Leguizamo attacked a piñata in a fit of rage Tuesday after learning former President Donald Trump was gaining support among Latino voters.

Dave Portnoy blasts 'pervert' columnist for creepy Caitlin Clark exchange

Caitlin Clark said she's had a "whirlwind" week, but she probably didn't expect an interaction with a reporter to go viral on social media.

Pennsylvania Dem on the lam — and still voting — after violating abuse order

Philadelphia police issued a warrant for state Rep. Kevin Boyle on Tuesday after the 44-year-old Democrat, who has struggled with mental health issues but is still on the ballot for...

Majority of US couples do not have an estate plan, study finds

American investors in committed relationships overwhelmingly say they trust their partners and share the same retirement goals, but most have not put an estate plan in place, new data suggests.

UNC could be next college to cut DEI staff following committee policy vote

The five-person committee within the UNC Board of Governors voted to repeal the DEI policy in shockingly little time -- less than four minutes.

Ashanti confirms pregnancy, engagement to Nelly: 'An amazing experience'

The ultra-Y2K couple previously dated on and off from 2003 to 2014.

Ex-Albany star and NFL Draft hopeful dead at 25

No cause of death was provided for the star defensive lineman.

Creep who kidnapped, sexually assaulted girl, 9, in NY sentenced 47 years to life: 'Heinous and despicable'

“The sentencing today by Judge James A. Murphy, III of Ross to an aggregate of 47 years to life reflects the Court’s determination that Ross’ actions were so vile and...

Lincoln Center cancels Mozart and goes woke — based on a historical lie

Lincoln Center began promoting a story in 2020 that a vibrant black community known as San Juan Hill had been deliberately snuffed out in the 1950s to make way for...

GOP rep calls for ‘damage assessment’ after viewing classified docs Biden stashed in his basement 

Rep. Mike Waltz (R-Fla.) on Wednesday called for a “damage assessment” to be conducted after viewing portions of the classified documents President Biden stored in the basement of his Delaware...

9 people, including 2 Air Canada employees, charged in $14.5M 'sensational' gold heist from Toronto airport

The whopping amount of loot was stolen from a shipping container at the airport in what’s considered the largest gold theft in Canadian history.

Elements of ESPN's Bill Belichick story 'clear bulls--t': Pat McAfee contributor

Connor Campbell took issue with the elements of the ESPN report live on ESPN's own airwaves.

Mets playing like team worth fans' money despite sparse Citi Field crowds

Let’s see how they do on the West Coast. Because when they return, the Mets might be a show worth seeing in person.

No, Joe Biden — Caitlin Clark does not just 'deserve' to make more money

Instead of blaming the pay gap all on the evil forces of the patriarchy, we should be asking a lot of questions about the sports landscape.

Ozempic use appears to be changing people's personalities —experts think they know why

“Hunger is specifically for food but it’s more general than that, it activates craving for a lot of things," Dr Kent Berridge said.

Lack of sleep could be a factor in a 'silent epidemic,' shares the same effects of alcoholism: expert

More than a third of adults fail to get the recommended seven to eight hours of sleep each night — and the scarcity of shuteye can have a surprising effect.

Woman calls 911 to report dealer for selling her bad meth: 'Not what it was supposed to be'

She knew it wasn't the experience she signed up for -- comparing the sensation to the "bowl of normal meth" she previously smoked with a friend.

Atlantic City mayor, wife accused of beating daughter were secretly filmed by teen's boyfriend they 'disapproved of': court docs

Atlantic City Mayor Marty Small Sr. and his wife were allegedly filmed beating up their teenage daughter by her boyfriend -- who the parents had "disapproved of," it was revealed...

Liberals have made our schools less safe and turned teachers into targets

Rates of violence towards teachers and between students have doubled since the pandemic. These videos of brutality and scorn are the norm, not outliers.

Katie Couric's slam on MAGA voters lifts the veil on Dem groupthink

While guesting on Bill Maher’s “Club Random” podcast, journalist Katie Couric said support for former President Donald Trump was driven by "anti-intellectualism."

Caitlin Clark, Angel Reese 'overpaid' in WNBA, blowhard Jason Whitlock says

The conservative sports commentator claimed that outside forces were trying to create a “sense of entitlement” in WNBA players like Reese and Clark. 

Aaron Judge delivers in ninth as Yankees rally to end losing streak

Judge delivered just in time to avoid a complete clunker of a series for himself and the Yankees, who had lost three straight coming into the game.

Ritzy Chappaqua high school suspends LGBTQ rapper for freestyling gay 'slurs' -- but he says it was satire : lawsuit

“By using the word ‘fa---t,’ O.J. sought to reclaim a word that has been used as a slur against him and the LGBTQ community in general,” the lawsuit also states.

Starving NY lawmakers resort to eating corndogs amid late-budget pay freeze

Albany’s elected fat cats are often so loaded at this point that one or two missed paychecks aren’t a big deal.

Biden displays his economic illiteracy with his comments on Caitlin Clark's salary

President Biden joined in the left's outrage Tuesday over Caitlin Clark's reported rookie-year salary, once again displaying his stunning ignorance about, or indifference to, the laws of economics.

China lobbying members of Congress against TikTok divestment bill

Chinese Embassy officials have met with congressional staffers over recent weeks in a bid aimed at stirring up opposition against legislation compelling the sale of TikTok, a source familiar confirmed...

‘Hoolies’ gangbangers convicted after NYC street war shootings including stray bullet killing of baby: DA

Dashawn Austin, Akeem Artis, Travis Scott and Jayquan Lane were convicted of various charges following a six-month jury trial, the Brooklyn District Attorney’s Office said.

Suspect in death of Sen. Cortez Masto's adviser entered US illegally in 2021: DHS

A man arrested over a crash that killed an adviser to Sen. Catherine Cortez Masto illegally entered the US, according to the Department of Homeland Security.

Stop the traffic-blocking goons, buried fact in cop-shoot stories and other commentary

“Across the country Monday, thousands of United States citizens were detained against their will by criminal protesters,” fume the Washington Examiner’s editors.

Kings take favorite status against Pelicans after Zion Williamson injury

Zion Williamson’s injury is bad news for the Pelicans ahead of their play-in tournament match-up against the Kings on Friday night.

China must pay for its mass murder by fueling America's fentanyl overdose epidemic

The mass importation of Chinese fentanyl is slaughtering Americans at an annual rate equal to that of our bloodiest year in World War II.

Trump is not the only real estate mogul engaging in funny business, NYC

The Post's Cindy Adams is sure that former President Donald Trump is not alone in fudging the numbers for his real estate properties.

Columbia University president said she'd cracked down on anti-semitism, so what are these professors still doing there?

Columbia University's president was in the spotlight Wednesday as she was grilled by lawmakers in Washington DC over whether the Ivy League school has done enough to crack down on...

Haitian migrant double homicide suspect used Biden CBP One app to legally enter US: report

"He came in over the border, but they did give him working papers, and he was scheduled to get an asylum hearing by a federal judge," Neuhaus told Fox News.

Gunman busted in NYC bodega shooting that killed innocent bystander during botched robbery: cops

Schward Bee, 31, of Mount Vernon, was picked up around 1 a.m. Wednesday in connection to the deadly March 31 fracas that took the life of party promoter Stefon Barnes...

Parents of school shooting victims beg judge not to release shooter's manifesto

Media companies and free speech advocates are suing to make Hale’s writings public, citing the public's right to know what motivated the shooting.

Predicting how Gang Green will use their first-round draft pick

Why the Jets will select Brock Bowers with their 10th-overall pick in the upcoming NFL Draft. 

Number of vacant NYC storefronts has nearly doubled since the pandemic: 'Creating havoc'

Only 6% of Big Apple storefronts sat empty in 2019, compared to nearly 11.2% this year, statistics from the city Department of Finance show.

NYC's City Hall asked staffers to write poems about their agencies — perfecting the art of wasting time

City Hall asked top staffers to get creative and write poems about their agencies for the little-known national “Poem in your Pocket” day.

Prince Harry officially renounces British residency, lists US as his 'new country'

The prodigal son will not return, according to new paperwork from Prince Harry that marks the United States as his official home.

Locals stunned after 500 dead horses found in creek bed: 'Difficult sight'

Hundreds of dead horses carcasses were found in various stages of decomposition in a dry creek bed at the property, near Wagga Wagga in New South Wales, Australia.

NYPD fights back against illegal vendors — but pro-crime pols must get out of the way

The NYPD swooped in on an illegal vendor enclave in Queens. Great news! But we need pro-crime pols here and in Albany to get out of the way.

Caitlin Clark jerseys not shipping for months in colossal Nike blunder

The Fever's season starts on May 14, and their final regular season game is Sept. 19, about a month after the jersey would arrive.

Trump campaign looks to cash in on GOP candidates using his image, asks for 5% of donations

Donald Trump's presidential campaign is asking down-ballot Republican candidates to send along 5% of their donation hauls to the 45th president if they choose to use his "name, image and...

I'm a Millennial boss -- my Gen Z staff has wild work habits

Millennial boss Grace Garrick is young, gorgeous, and trendy, but her Generation Z staff leave her feeling old and confused.

A clear team to back in Hawks-Bulls play-in game

The injury-depleted Hawks and Bulls face off in a play-in game on Wednesday, and we have a best bet for the game.

Inside Caitlin Clark's 'whirlwind' since WNBA Draft: 'Haven't slept much'

Caitlin Clark has been running on fumes since her since the Fever selected her with the No. 1 overall pick in the WNBA Draft on Monday, and she's living her...

4/20 Day 2024 is near — what stoner snack are you based on your zodiac sign?

It's the highest of holidays, folks.

How Jontay Porter orchestrated failed NBA gambling scheme -- and is paying heavy price

On March 20, Porter was DraftKings' biggest loss in the entire player prop market, having ranked No. 1 in their moneymakers category for the Raptors.

Here are the surprising origin stories to these popular sayings

Popular sayings in the English language often have multiple meanings — such as "a heart of gold" and "time is money."

Olivia Wilde, Charli XCX and average NYers reveal controversial opinions while riding subway

They're sounding off in the hilarious online series, "Subway Takes."

NYC high schooler creates astonishingly accurate AI algorithm for 911 callers to get help they actually need

“You need very little input from the actual caller,” Pierce Wright, age 17, said about his AI model.

Today's Iconic Moment in New York Sports: Carmelo Anthony captures NBA's scoring title

April 17, 2013: Carmelo Anthony becomes the first Knick to win the NBA's scoring title since Bernard King accomplished the feat in 1985.

Columbia University prez quizzed on woke words like 'folx' — suggests staffers 'don't know how to spell'

"President Shafik, I understand you're very proud of the Columbia University School of Social Work," Rep. Jim Banks began. "Can you define for us the word 'Ashkenormativity'?"

Blame Barack Obama for Iran's attacks on Israel and their bloody global price

Iran's recent attacks on Israel are the fruit of Barack Obama's disastrous foreign policy in the Middle East.

Model wife of golf superstar unveils behind-the-scenes look at Sports Illustrated Swimsuit photo shoot

Jena Sims' Sports Illustrated Swimsuit moment has arrived.

What do the cheapest Lakers-Nuggets playoff tickets cost?

LeBron v. Jokic 2.0 kicks off on 4/20.

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Calls for hated MLB umpire's ouster growing: 'There has to be a line, right?'

Hernandez missed 21 calls during Tuesday's Padres-Brewers game, according to the umpire scorecards X account.

WNBA salaries by the numbers: Putting Caitlin Clark's salary in context

The talk surrounding Caitlin Clark's ballyhooed jump to the WNBA has shifted into a debate about her salary.

Claim FanDuel and DraftKings promos for $350 value in most states, $400 in North Carolina

While some books have already reverted to the national offers in North Carolina, you can still find elevated deals from FanDuel and DraftKings.

Popular snacks could be banned in certain states over cancer fears

Some of Americans’ favorite snack food items could be banned in several states due to cancer-causing chemicals in their ingredients. 

These 21 air purifiers will have you saying goodbye to seasonal allergies and improve air quality

Because you deserve clean, pure air year-round.

Score big with BetMGM Bonus Code NYPNEWS1600: Get 20% deposit match

BetMGM Sportsbook is showcasing two excellent sign-up offers for new customers in most sports betting states.

Media entrepreneur has bought a $10.62M unit in the NYC building where Chelsea Clinton lives

Abrams and his longtime partner Florinka Pesenti are the newest owners inside The Whitman condo, which has had a roster of star residents.

NJ will get slice of NY's controversial $15 congestion toll: MTA honcho

The MTA chairman said he expects New Jersey will ultimately get a slice of the money from the proposed controversial $15 daily congestion toll to drive through swaths of Manhattan.

Uber's 50 most bizarre lost items list includes turtle, paternity test, 'fake butt'

Ride-share company Uber released the eighth annual Uber Lost & Found Index on Wednesday.

Caesars Sportsbook promo code: $1K insurance or 10 profit boosts all week

New bettors looking for a welcome promo can find three different Caesars Sportsbook promo code offers depending on the sports betting state.

The race to replace John Sterling on Yankees radio is wide open

There appear to be at least four candidates to become John Sterling's permanent replacement as the Yankees' radio play-by-play voice.

Seven NBA Play-In sports betting bonuses & promos you can use for NBA, any sport

Check out the best betting promos and sports betting sites for the NBA Play-In Tournament, or any other sport.

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Here's the job that will help keep you sharp later in life: study

This might be a bit of a no-brainer.

Biden's call for Bibi to show restraint: Letters to the Editor — April 18, 2024

NY Post readers discuss President Biden urging Israel to show restraint in its response to Iran’s attack on Saturday.

Aunt of NYC subway shove victim wants to rip alleged killer's 'f--king heart out' and says he's not mentally ill — just 'vicious'

Christine Conte, 70, went off the rails outside a Manhattan courtroom after accused subway shover Carlton McPherson pleaded not guilty to murdering her nephew, Jason Volz, at an East Harlem subway...

Luis Severino overcomes trouble as Mets finish sweep of Pirates

Luis Severino joined the six-inning club Wednesday, but it wasn’t easy.

NY billionaire's Red Apple Group taps energy exec to lead rollout of small nuclear reactors

New York billionaire John Catsimatidis said his firm Red Apple Group is looking to make "green" energy affordable by developing a new breed of small nuclear reactors -- and the...

Biden suggests uncle eaten by 'cannibals' in New Guinea — but military says his WWII plane lost at sea

"He got shot down in New Guinea and they never found the body because there used to be — there were a lot of cannibals, for real, in that part...

What do the cheapest Cannabis Festival tickets cost to see Wu-Tang Clan?

We know you marijuana go.

Fanatics Sportsbook promo: Get up to $1K bonus offer over 10 days for all sports, NBA play-in

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Bicyclist's life saved by smartwatch — it automatically called 911 after horrific crash: 'Apple thinks of everything'

Apple's digital guardian angel has come to the rescue again.

David Chang drops chili crisp trademark fight — apologizes after backlash

Momofuku sent seven cease-and-desist letters last month to mostly small businesses founded by Asian Americans who used one of two names for their products.

This 4-bedroom in Queens asks $110K -- but it’s no ordinary home

Docked at Marina 59 in Arverne, this houseboat needs some work, but has some potential for those who prefer a life at sea.

GOP senator defends Speaker Mike Johnson as Republicans revolt: ‘The man pisses excellence’

“The man pisses excellence," Sen. John Kennedy (R-La.) said. "He’s doing the best he can under tough circumstances.”

Why lawyers for accused Gilgo Beach serial killer Rex Heuermann are demanding FBI files ahead of trial

Rex Heuermann, who is charged in the slayings of four women, returned to Suffolk County Supreme Court for a status hearing Wednesday as his attorney called for the additional investigative...

Boeing's safety culture, manufacturing quality under fire as whistleblower claims he was told to 'shut up'

"When you are operating at 35,000 feet," the size of a human hair can be a matter of life and death, Salehpour told the hearing.

Senate Democrats kill impeachment trial of DHS chief Alejandro Mayorkas in unprecedented move 

The Senate on Wednesday ended the impeachment trial of Homeland Security Secretary Alejandro Mayorkas.

Brian Cox slams Joaquin Phoenix's 'appalling' acting in 'Napoleon': 'A truly terrible performance'

Brian Cox didn't mince words when he bashed Joaquin Phoenix's acting in the Ridley Scott historical drama.

Four picks for this weekend's RBC Heritage tournament

Coming off The Masters, we dive into the RBC Heritage in the hopes of more cash this weekend with these four best bets.

Mike Tyson's training for Jake Paul fight shocks — and not in a good way

Mike Tyson looks like he hasn't run this decade.

Hundreds of Columbia University students set up tents to show support for Palestinians, Gaza

Hundreds of Columbia University students set up nearly 60 tents on the campus’ main lawn on April 17 to demand the university divest from Israel – just as Columbia President Minouche...

Breathe easy: This Coway Airmega Air Purifier is 30% off this week on Amazon

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Pepsi recalls 'zero sugar' Schweppes ginger ale — because it contained sugar

The FDA said that PepsiCo launched an internal investigation which found that some of the products labeled "zero sugar" actually contained "full sugar."

Why we're betting the Heat in their play-in game against the 76ers

The 76ers host the Heat in a play-in game on Wednesday and we have a betting breakdown of the matchup.

Pesky bugs be gone! The Bug Zap Trap can banish bugs for only $25

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Do nootropics and prebiotics actually do anything? Here's what the experts say

Functional beverages — or drinks promoted as offering mental or physical benefits beyond hydration — are growing in popularity around the world.

Bill Belichick joining ESPN's 'Pat McAfee NFL Draft Spectacular'

Pat McAfee will be flanked by a legend for his 2024 NFL Draft show.

'Non-binary, neurodivergent' activist ordering psychiatrists to push 'gender affirming' surgery over therapy

“Gender-Affirming Psychiatric Care” promotes itself as “the first textbook dedicated to providing affirming, intersectional, and evidence-informed psychiatric care for transgender, non-binary, and/or gender-expansive people.”