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Adonis ready to just do it

Adonis Delarosa has never played on an NBA court, and since he would like to do that on a regular basis in a few years he’s excited for the opportunity he will get on Friday night in Brooklyn. The 6-10 Christ the King star and future St. Show More Summary

Yankees, Mets take in Hanrahan's throwing session

The Mets and Yankees were among 20 teams that watched veteran closer Joel Hanrahan throw at the University of Tampa on Thursday. The 32-year old’s fastball topped at 93-miles per hour and “looked great” according to an industry source in attendance.

NYC cabbie stole $28,000 in tolls by tailgating paying vehicles: cops

A New York City taxi driver has been arrested on charges he stole $28,000 in tolls by “piggybacking” on vehicles through E-Z Pass lanes while crossing the Robert F. Kennedy Bridge.

Kansas City police: arrest made in highway sniper shootings

Police said 12 of 20 shootings which have injured three people since early March are all connected and believed responsible by one man who has yet to be identified, pending charges.

Bomber's hate-filled boat note goes public

The image, published Thursday by ABC News, shows a section of the boat stained with two blood-red marks and marred by the suspect’s hateful message, which he scrawled in the hours before authorities found his hiding place.

Charge dropped against Penn. bullying victim who recorded his abusers

A 15-year-old bullying victim dubbed a criminal for recording his classmates incessant teasing has had the misdemeanor charge dropped by Pennsylvania authorities, according to the boy’s mother.

Ex-Giants offensive coordinator: Eli not in decline

Giants quarterback Eli Manning is 33 years old, he's coming off a season in which he threw a career-high (and NFL-worst) 27 interceptions, and he'll open the team's offseason program next week on crutches after left ankle surgery.

Yankees turn triple play against Rays

Welcome to first base, Scott Sizemore. In the newest Yankees' first-ever appearance at first base, Sizemore scooped a throw from second baseman Brian Roberts on Thursday to complete a 5-4-3 triple play in the second inning, with the Yanks leading Tampa Bay 4-0.

Using disclosure as a weapon

Krauthammer: The debate over campaign contributions is never-ending for a simple reason: Both sides of the argument have merit. On the one hand, of course money is speech.

Con man who tried stealing ring gets new trial

A brazen con man who attacked a jilted bridegroom to try to steal a $30,000 engagement ring in the lobby of a West Village building is getting a new trial, an appellate court ruled Thursday.

Teen recounts being beaten, robbed after stopping to help car

It was 2 p.m. Monday along Napoleon's Route 6 when the engaged criminal psychology student spotted a van with its emergency lights flashing on the side of the road. Caleigh Roelfs' immediate impulse, she said, was to stop and help.

NYPD unit spying on Muslims shrank before shutdown

The controversial NYPD unit that spied on Muslims had been whittled down to just three cops before Police Commissioner Bill Bratton shut it down earlier this week. “That aspect (spying on Muslims) was pretty much over,” Bratton said Thursday, defending his decision to disband the demographics unit.

Japanese nail decals glow when you phone home

If you thought a finger that glows when you phone home was strictly the preserve of extra-terrestrials, think again: a Japanese firm has unveiled nails that light up when you make a call.

Poetry Pulitzer back in Brooklyn

Carroll Gardens poet Vijay Seshadri isn’t the only versifier with Brooklyn ties to take home the Pulitzer Prize for poetry.

NYCLASS head threatens News photographer at Javits Center

The car crazy parking magnate who wants to ban city carriage horses and replace them with antique vehicles had to be reined in Thursday after threatening to hit a Daily News photographer in the face.

Swizz Beatz donates his art to East Harlem hospital

Hip-hop producer Swizz Beatz donated a piece of his own artwork to the Henry J. Carter Specialty Hospital and Nursing Facility in East Harlem.

Bay Ridge lawyer runs for U.S. Senate in Idaho, Alaska a nd Oregon

ALL roads lead to Brooklyn. A Bay Ridge lawyer is running for U.S. Senate in Idaho and Oregon and Alaska — and that’s coming after a string of political defeats in Wyoming and Indiana two years ago.

Whoopi Goldberg pens marijuana column for the Denver Post

Whoopi Goldberg's career is going up in smoke. The 58-year-old "The View" host has signed up to write a marijuana-focused column in The Cannabist, a news and culture website focusing on legalized recreational cannabis for The Denver Post.

ME woman accused of letting ex-cop sexually assault girl

Holly Morrison, 34, allegedly confessed to Portland police of having met the 59-year-old married man at a swinger's party before allowing him to spend weekends at her home and abuse the girl, the Bangor Daily News reported.

Mets' Young spends off day with kids in hospital

There’s just no slowing down Eric Young Jr. these days. The Mets outfielder spent his off day Thursday visiting sick children at the Stony Brook Hospital.

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