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In an ideal Knicks world, according to Metta World Peace, Carmelo Anthony would be a more demanding superstar, Mike Woodson would stand up for himself more and James Dolan, yes that James Dolan, would one day move his baseline seat to the Knicks bench.
There’s agreement across the political spectrum that universal prekindergarten is a crucial ingredient in New York’s obligation to provide every child with the “sound, basic” education required in the state Constitution.
J.R. Smith only had a few seconds to heave the ball at the basket, after Carmelo Anthony had passed it to him on what turned out to be a key 24-second violation in the final minute of the Knicks’ last-second loss to Dallas.
Opposing players need to watch they’re wearing from head-to-toe against Knicks guard J.R. Smith. Smith already was reprimanded by the NBA for attempting to untie the shoelaces of multiple opponents earlier this season, and now he seems to be switching from toe to head.
A state lawmaker ripped the New York Racing Association on Monday for allowing Aqueduct Racetrack to become dangerous, dirty and dowdy. At a press conference at the Big A, Assemblyman Phil Goldfeder, a Democrat whose Ozone Park district includes the historic but declining track, announced legislation that would require NYRA to devote more of the money it receives from the Resorts World New York casino to Aqueduct.
Roster stability buoyed the Rangers’ 11-4-0 run going into the Olympic break, but there are suddenly many moving parts that could alter coach Alain Vigneault’s winning equation in the aftermath of the Sochi Games.
An alleged firebug who ignited at least 8 small blazes at the Queens Center mall — including inside Macy's and Sears — was busted by cops on Monday, officials said.
The NFL would be asking an awful lot of its officials this season by making it a point of emphasis for them to throw a 15-yard flag upon hearing one player calling another the N-word. Of course, as former Giants linebacker Carl Banks said, “If the word disappeared from the world’s vernacular, I wouldn’t miss it one bit.”
Secretary of Defense Chuck Hagel’s Pentagon budget request for 2015 is fine — but there is something badly wrong with the rest of our national budgeting. The plan would take the active-duty Army down to its smallest size since World War II.
The operators of prekindergarten programs across the city have been hit repeatedly with health and safety violations found to be an “imminent threat” to children, a Daily News review has found.
Uganda's president on Monday signed into law an anti-gay bill that punishes gay sex with a sentence of up to life in prison. Ugandan President Yoweri Museveni said the bill, which goes into effect immediately, was needed because the West is promoting homosexuality in Africa.
A sleepy, foggy morning was interrupted Monday when Mets first baseman Ike Davis loudly confronted a reporter in the clubhouse. He refuted a report that he had concealed an oblique injury last season as he struggled to regain his swing. Davis had his season cut short Aug. 31 with an oblique strain.
Rep. John Dingell of Michigan, the longest-serving congressman in U.S. history, will retire from Congress after 59 years.The 87-year-old Dingell was elected in 1955, filling the House seat vacated by his late father.
The Mets offseason shortstop drama has carried into spring training with free agent Stephen Drew still out there. Now it may drag on into June.
Kerry Kennedy’s high-priced lawyers are betting the bank on a Westchester jury believing she mistakenly took an Ambien sleeping pill rather than her thyroid medication. Many think this defense is just this side of “the dog ate my homework.” But it’s actually a sound approach that could work .
Terry Collins was furious with Ike Davis for a number of reasons on Monday, all relating to the first baseman’s judgment regarding an oblique injury he apparently hid from the ballclub.
Tony Clark believes Alex Rodriguez will be back on a baseball field next season. Whether that will be in a Yankees uniform remains to be seen. A-Rod will miss all of 2014 as he serves a 162-game suspension for his role in the Biogenesis scandal, his original 211-game ban trimmed by arbitrator Fredric Horowitz back in January.
A year ago, union head Michael Weiner said of the Yankees’ plan to stay beneath the $189 million luxury tax threshold, “Like a lot of things, I’ll believe it when I see it.”
CARACAS, Venezuela — A meeting billed as a national dialogue for local and state officials in troubled Venezuela convened Monday without the country’s most prominent opposition leader. Gov. Henrique Capriles, the opposition candidate in the last two presidential elections, said he would not attend the meeting called by President Nicolas Maduro amid political turmoil that has engulfed the country in recent weeks.
The ousted president of Ukraine is a wanted man — but maybe not by his wife. Viktor Yanukovych, who went on the lam after his country's acting government issued a warrant for his arrest, had been sharing the gaudy presidential mansion in Kiev with his blond girlfriend, the Kiev Post reported Monday.