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Ticket prices surge on secondary market for Derek Jeter's last game

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Yankee fans will have to shell out big bucks if they want to attend Derek Jeter's final regular season game at Yankee Stadium.

Tickets for the Sept. 25 game against the Baltimore Orioles soared on secondary markets such as StubHub and eBay following Jeter's announcement.

The cheapest ticket sold Wednesday on StubHub was initially $35, but prices skyrocketed. At 2:30 p.m., the cheapest...

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Jeter defined Yankee greatness over last 20 years

Derek Jeter

(Credit: Derek Jeter and Joe Torre won four World Series together. (AFP/Getty Images/John Mabanglo))

Plenty of greats have worn pinstripes, but only a few Yankees define an era. Derek Jeter is one such player, epitomizing one of the greatest periods in Yankees history as Babe Ruth, Joe DiMaggio and Mickey Mantle did before him.

For Bronx Bombers fans born in the '80s and '90s, Jeter is baseball. It's that simple.

At 12 seasons, he will have been the Yankees captain far longer than any...

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Fans mourn the departure of Derek Jeter, the heart and face of the Yankees

Derek Jeter waves to the fans after a

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Heartbroken.

That was the state of fans stunned and saddened by the news that Yankees captain Derek Jeter's 20th season with the team would be his last.

"There's going to be a lot of heartbroken people," predicted executive assistant Liz Rutigliano, 61, a Seacaucus fan who counts herself among the bereft.

After closer Mariano Rivera's retirement last year, news of Jeter's departure...

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Quick to start in goal in U.S. men's hockey opener

Jonathan Quick

(Credit: Jonathan Quick plays for the Los Angeles Kings. (Getty Images/Bruce Bennett))

U.S. men's hockey officially begins its quest for gold at the Winter Olympics on Thursday when the puck drops against Slovakia in Sochi, Russia.

Team USA features 13 of the 25 players who saw action for the team that won silver four years ago in Vancouver. In a surprising move, goaltender Jonathan Quick (Kings) will get the start today instead of Ryan Miller (Sabres), the 2010 tournament's...

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Chris Kattan busted for DUI in L.A.

Actor Chris Kattan attends Relativity Media's "Movie 43"

(Credit: Chris Kattan at the premiere of "Movie 43" on Jan. 23, 2013. (Alberto E. Rodriguez/Getty))

"Saturday Night Live" alum Chris Kattan was arrested early Monday on suspicion of driving under the influence after he crashed into another car, according to a TMZ.com report.

Kattan, 43, was reportedly driving erratically on a Los Angeles freeway before allegedly crashing into an unoccupied vehicle.

A law enforcement video allegedly shows Kattan failing a field sobriety test when he...

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More New Yorkers side with Cuomo on Pre-K plan: Poll

De Blasio and Cuomo

(Credit: Mayor Bill de Blasio and Andrew Cuomo meet in Albany. (Philip Kamrass))

When it comes to funding universal pre-K in the Empire State, most New Yorkers are on team Cuomo.

A Quinnipiac University poll released Wednesday found Empire State voters preferred the governor's plan to fund early education with state money over Mayor Bill de Blasio's initiative, which would raise taxes on those who make $500,000 or more a year, by a 47% to 37% margin.

More New Yorkers...

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Tom Hanks most-trusted celeb: Forbes

Tom Hanks at the 20th Annual Screen Actors

(Credit: Tom Hanks at the Screen Actors Guild Awards on Jan. 18, 2014. (David Crotty/patrickmcmullan.com))

He's won two Oscars, five Emmys and four Golden Globes, but Tom Hanks can now add another accolade -- America's most trusted celebrity.

Forbes Wednesday published its 2014 list of the most trustworthy celebrities, ranking more than 6,600 stars by a weighted combination of trustworthiness and general appeal. Based on public opinion polling, Hanks topped the list with a trustworthiness score...

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Eva Mendes talks Valentine's Day, hints at Ryan Gosling split rumors

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Eva Mendes plans to chow down on pizza and watch a sappy Ryan Gosling movie this Valentine's Day -- but will she do so alone or with Gosling himself?

When answering a question about her Valentine's Day plans on yesterday's episode of "The Ellen DeGeneres Show," the actress kinda sorta addressed recent rumors that she and beau Gosling have split.

"I'll probably just order deep-dish...

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MTA driver killed in crash with stolen truck in Greenwich Village

A truck collided with an MTA bus at

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An MTA bus driver was killed in Manhattan Wednesday after his bus collided with a stolen truck in Greenwich Village, according to transit and police officials.

The crash occurred at 5:30 a.m. on the corner of Seventh Avenue and West 14th Street. The driver of the M14 bus was heading east on West 14th Street as the driver of the stolen truck was going south on Seventh Avenue, according to the...

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Video game review: 'The Lego Movie Videogame' -- 3 stars

Break some bricks in "The Lego Movie Video

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If you’ve played one Lego video game, you’ve pretty much played them all, the biggest difference having to do with  the license attached to each one (like “Star Wars” or “Harry Potter”).

“The Lego Movie” is a great film, but the video game doesn’t achieve the same lofty height.

Closely following the plot of the film, the game is about everyman Emmet and master builders, including...

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