Giants defensive tackle Marcus Thomas took to Twitter Tuesday to try and solve his own "Madden curse."
The newest edition of the popular NFL video game has the wrong photo with Thomas' profile, using instead a picture of a free agent running back with the same name.
"The creators of madden needs to b slapped for putting an imposter pic in place of me," the Giant tweeted.
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Vito Lopez's political days are now numbered.
The longtime state Assemblyman announced Tuesday that he will be stepping down as the chair of the Brooklyn Democratic Party and would not seek a 15th term in office.
On Friday, the state Assembly voted to censure the 71-year-old following charges that he sexually harassed staff members.
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While the mayor is taking on the supersized sodaso fight obesity, the state attorney general is going after beverage companies to be more transparent when it comes to their energy drinks.
PepsiCo, which manufactures AMP and Monster, and Living Essentials LLC, the maker of 5-hour Energy, haven't responded to a July subpoena issued by Attorney General Eric Schneiderman's office, according to... » more
Linday Lohan gets off scott-free again.
The oft-legally troubled "Mean Girls" star won't be prosecuted in the theft of $100,000 worth of watches, sunglasses and other jewelry from a friend's home, the Los Angeles County District Attorney said Tuesday.
Lohan, 26, and her assistant were sought by authorities for questioning after the jewelry disappeared from the house of Lohan's... » more
From a Park Avenue mystery to folks with bows, here are 11 new TV series to check out.
'666 Park Avenue' Sept. 30, 10 p.m., ABC This sinister New York City address is the location of ABC's mysterious new drama about The Drake apartment building, where all your wildest dreams can come true. For a price, of course. Sounds like a bit of "Fantasy Island," mixed with an evil Donald Trump... » more
No foul play was involved in the death of a Lower East Side woman, the city's medical examiner found Tuesday, but there still are lingering questions in her demise.
A spokeswoman for the ME said Tuesday that an autopsy found that Carlisle Brigham Champalimaud died from blunt impact injuries to her neck and head.
Initially, the police said the 29-year-old was slashed after she was found... » more
After much anticipation by environmental and transportation advocates, President Barack Obama Tuesday finalized new regulations mandating higher fuel economy standards in cars and small trucks by model year 2025.
The program requires an increase in fuel efficiency to the equivalent of 54.5 miles per gallon, doubling the gas mileage of new cars on the road today.
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For the first time since giving birth to baby Maxwell, Jessica Simpson will talk about being a mom, on camera, and give viewers a look at her post-pregnancy body.
Simpson - who welcomed her daughter with fiance Eric Johnson in May - is set to be a guest on the Sept. 10 premiere of Katie Couric's talk show "Katie."
According to the show, Simpson, 31, will discuss what her life... » more
Snooki may be a mom now, but she hasn't lost her signature swagger. "I'm legit an old lady. Rockin the diapers with that old lady gangsta lean," the "Jersey Shore" star, real name Nicole Polizzi, tweeted Tuesday.
Plus: When a Twitter follower asked her if she rocked her always-long lashes during childbirth, the new mom responded: "Duh."
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A picture's worth a thousand words, but a video? That's worth a whole lot more ... especially when it concerns a naked Prince Harry.
According to RadarOnline.com, Harry's recent nude antics in Las Vegas were caught on video, showing him playing strip billiards with a gaggle of gals in a hotel suite. Photos of Harry and some of the gals, sans clothing, were released last week.
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