Iman Shumpert must have been mad at Apple Maps.
The 6'5" Knicks pointguard treated a brand new iPhone 5 like a basketball, dribbling the device around a court and slam dunking it.
The much-hyped iPhone 5, released Sept. 17, is garnering major criticism for the sub-par Maps app, which Apple built itself after kicking Google Maps off the phone.
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Prosecutors are waiting to formally arraign the homeless man accused of raping a woman on a Hudson River Park bench.
Jonathan Stewart, 25, was still being held at Bellevue Hospital after he allegedly tried to kill himself, a police spokesman said.
The NYPD representative could not confirm or deny that the ex-con did hurt himself while he was locked up, but that he was placed under observation... » more
This video of a pig saving a goat can't not cheer you up.
The little porker here swims to the rescue of a baby goat, who apparently went for a quick dip at a petting zoo when his leg got stuck underwater. Cue Aquapig to the rescue.
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Former Mets pitcher and current SNY and TBS baseball analyst Ron Darling didn't need a sabermetrician to teach him how to get batters out. Not when Gary Carter was behind the plate.
Darling, who won 113 games during his big league career and was part of the Mets' World Series championship rotation in 1986, simply relied on one of the most astute and complex minds in the game when he needed... » more
Straphangers will finally be able to transfer to uptown No. 6 trains at Bleecker Street without having to pay a second fare and schlepping a couple blocks away starting Tuesday.
After more than four years of construction, riders will be able to get from B/D/F/M trains at Broadway-Lafayette Street to northbound trains traveling along Lexington Avenue, MTA officials said Monday. Only a downtown... » more
Mayor Michael Bloomberg would love to see a Gotham packed Supreme Court.
Speaking jokingly with reporters Monday, the mayor noted that four of the nine justices have New York roots.
Justice Sonia Sotomayor grew up in the Bronx, Justice Antonin Scalia grew up in Queens, Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg was born in Brooklyn and Justice Elena Kagen was born and raised in the Upper West Side.
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An alleged mobster has been charged with roughing up a victim and shaking him down for $50,000.
Prosecutors indicted Joseph Giordano, 63, Monday on charges he punched, kicked, slapped and threatened an unidentified victim to extort the money between March and June 2009. He pleaded not guilty and his bail was set at $100,000.
The Manhattan district attorney's office wouldn't say why he... » more
'Marvel's The Avengers' This was a heck of a summer for superhero movies and Marvel's "The Avengers" (written and directed by Joss Whedon), the culmination of years of predecessors ("Iron Man," "Thor," "Captain America," "Hulk"), was far and away the finest of the bunch. The plot follows "Thor" villain Loki as he wreaks havoc on the world,... » more
Apple sold more than 5 million iPhone 5 smartphones in the three days since it hit stores, but shares sagged as the company struggled to meet demand.
While sales were solid, the company said Monday it had run out of its initial supply and many pre-orders were scheduled to go out in October.
Apple Chief Executive Tim Cook said the company is "working hard to build enough iPhone 5s... » more
'Food and Liquor II: The Great American Rap Album Pt. 1' LUPE FIASCO 2.5 stars Chicago rapper Lupe Fiasco follows his unexpected No. 1 album "Lasers" with a direct appeal to the critical, socially minded flow that made him a name to watch in 2006. There aren't any clear standouts here, but Fiasco's freedom to discuss taboo topics, and to bite the hip-hop hand that feeds him, is refreshing... » more