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You’re a true blue Giants fan and you have a dream: 

Kayvon Thibodeaux blows past the tackle and sacks the quarterback. Or Kayvon Thibodeaux and Azeez Ojulari free up Leonard Williams to sack the quarterback. Or Kayvon Thibodeaux and Azeez Ojulari meet at the quarterback the way Michael Strahan and Osi Umenyiora did back in the day. 

It is what the Kayvon Effect will look like. 

It is a dream chased feverishly by the long-suffering Giants fan tired of seeing his quarterback on his back while the other quarterback is upright with enough time to read “War and Peace” in the pocket. 

It is a dream where the other quarterback is flinching, or running for his life, or buried under Big Blue predators who are making the Giants defense feared again. 

Of course it is unfair to set great expectations for Thibodeaux and the sudden impact he might make even as the fifth overall pick of the draft. 

But if you can’t let the imagination run wild in May, when can you? 

And if Williams and Ojulari already are, why can’t you? 

Because after three light practices, he is Rave-on Thibodeaux. 

“He’s shown great speed, great pass rush IQ and stuff like that,” Williams said. “Meaning … he knows when to speed around the corner, he knows when to like try to beat a guy inside. So far what I’ve seen, he seems to have a good understanding of reading the offensive lineman’s set and stuff like that.” 

Kayvon Thibodeaux runs a drill at Giants minicamp.
Kayvon Thibodeaux runs a drill at Giants minicamp.
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Williams slumped to 6.5 sacks last season following a career-best 11.5 in 2020. If Thibodeaux and Ojulari can form a Batman-Robin tandem, Williams should benefit. 

“It’s gonna be great for me inside playing with guys like that, that are gonna make the quarterback step up,” Williams said, “and if I’m playing in the middle and they’re going their job, I’m gonna make them roll out to them and vice versa. We feed off of each other.” 

Ojulari, who recorded eight sacks last season as a rookie, is excited about his new bookend. 

“He’s explosive for sure,” Ojulari said. “Great athlete, too. Just can’t wait to keep playing with him and getting better every day with him.” 

Ojulari gained 10 pounds of muscle and is now 255. 

“I feel like as a rusher, you’ve gotta have some type of power with you,” Ojulari said. “When you rush, you can’t just always go speed, these tackles nowadays they’re doing athletic and good. They’re professional, so you gotta switch it up a little bit. “ 

Thibodeaux is no shrinking violet, but his much-ballyhooed big personality has taken a backseat to the task at hand. 


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“Honestly, I thought he was gonna be more than he actually is, just ’cause from what you see on TV and from his draft day and stuff like that,” Williams said, “I was like, ‘This guy’s definitely a character.’ … But meeting him in person, he’s a humble guy and he’s ready to work, and he’s one of the first [defensive] guys to go in there and [give offensive linemen] a show look and things like that. I’m definitely impressed with those things.” 

Kayvon Thibodeaux
Kayvon Thibodeaux’s teammates have been impressed with the attitude he’s brought to minicamp.
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Williams was the sixth pick of the 2015 draft by the Jets and can serve as a mentor to Thibodeaux, the fifth pick of the 2022 draft. 

“He’s definitely a confident guy — in a good way though,” Williams said. “He’s confident, not too cocky or anything like that. He knows he’s a rookie. He knows when it’s time for him to like do his duties as a rookie and stuff like that. He’s a good kid.” 

The personality of Big Blue is undergoing a transformation under blitz-happy new defensive coordinator Wink Martindale. 

“He’s making the offense react to us instead of the opposite way around,” Williams said. 

With the secondary in flux and in need of a talent infusion, the Kayvon Effect will be that much more critical in this quarterback-driven league. Lawrence Taylor won’t be walking through the door … though he did recently, alongside Super Bowl XXV MVP Ottis Anderson. 

“He said that LT wasn’t much of a talker, and he talked about how his presence alone was how he showed his leadership,” Williams told The Post, “and I felt that immediately when he walked in. You hear all the defense like, ‘Ohhh, that’s LT!’ ” 

The true blue Giants fan has a dream: 

“Ohhhh, that’s KT.”


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Kourtney Kardashian uses Kopari Coconut Melt to ‘look good naked’

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Kourtney Kardashian’s no stranger to showing skin.

Whether the reality star’s modeling lingerie, baring it all in a bikini or packing on PDA with husband Travis Barker, she’s clearly confident about her body — and relies on a selection of tried-and-true products to keep her skin in tip-top shape.

In one of her first-ever Poosh stories, fittingly titled “How to Look Good Naked,” the 43-year-old outlines some of her body care essentials, including La Mer The Body Crème ($300), Dr. Barbara Sturm Anti-Aging Body Cream ($95) and Le Labo’s Pin 12 Candle ($82) — the latter because “lighting is everything.”

But not everything on Kardashian’s list will bust your budget. She also swears by Kopari Organic Coconut Melt, which will set you back just $29 for a full-sized jar or $18 for a mini version.

“In order to achieve glowy skin, it’s important to moisturize everything — everywhere — at least once a day,” the Poosh piece reads. “Don’t forget to care for your hands and feet as well; we recommend focusing on these areas at night.”

Billed as “a deep conditioner for your bod,” the product is comprised of 100% organic, unrefined coconut oil, and Kopari suggests applying it “as soon as you step out of the shower and at the end of the day.”

What’s more, the multitasking product also works well as a hair mask, dry shave oil, bath mix-in and belly balm, per the brand.

Snag a tub for yourself below — and get ready to look fabulous in your birthday suit, too.

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Carlos Carrasco’s gem, three homers propel Mets past Marlins

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MIAMI — He’s one tough Cookie these days.

Carlos Carrasco isn’t going to win any contests blowing away hitters, but the right-hander’s offspeed pitches and command — and most importantly, his health — have converged this season to give the Mets an invaluable rotation piece.

On Saturday, he gave his team 7 ²/₃ shutout innings in a 4-0 victory over the Marlins at loanDepot park. Carrasco extended his scoreless streak over his past three starts to 18 ²/₃ innings.

The win was No. 100 in Carrasco’s career, making the 35-year-old the eighth Venezuelan-born pitcher to reach the milestone. Carrasco last surrendered a run on July 9 against the Marlins at Citi Field.

The Mets (63-37) won their fifth straight and reached the 100-game mark with the franchise’s most victories since 1986.

Overall, Carrasco allowed four hits and struck out seven with two walks. Seth Lugo replaced Carrasco in the eighth inning after Charles Leblanc had doubled with two outs. But Leblanc was picked off second base by Tomas Nido, ensuring Carrasco’s scoreless streak continued.

Carlos Carrasco didn't allow a run in the Mets' 4-0 win over the Marlins.
Carlos Carrasco didn’t allow a run in the Mets’ 4-0 win over the Marlins.
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Lugo remained in the game to pitch a scoreless ninth inning, allowing Edwin Diaz a day off following a 10-pitch outing Friday in which he struck out the side.

The Mets will try for a three-game sweep of the reeling Marlins on Sunday with Taijuan Walker on the mound.

After scuffling at the plate for seven innings, the Mets gave Carrasco breathing room in the eighth when Francisco Lindor and J.D. Davis each blasted a solo homer to give the Mets a 4-0 lead. Davis’ homer, in a pinch-hitting appearance, came as the Mets are searching on the trade market for a right-handed bat to solidify the DH spot.

The Mets have traded for two lefty bats in the last week-plus to bolster the other half of the DH equation. One of those additions, Tyler Naquin, debuted for the Mets on Saturday in left field and went 0-for-4. Daniel Vogelbach started at DH and drew a walk in four plate appearances.

Carrasco’s gem was the latest strong performance by a Mets starting pitcher. Entering play, the Mets had a 2.45 ERA from the starting rotation in July, which ranked second in the major leagues. Chris Bassitt had a rare flat start for the Mets a night earlier, when he allowed four earned runs over six innings.

Jeff McNeil hit a solo homer in the third against rookie Nick Neidert to give the Mets their first run. The homer was the first since June 14 for McNeil, who entered the day with a .162/.240/.191 slash line in July.

The Mets weren’t finished in the inning: Nido, Brandon Nimmo and Lindor all singled. Lindor’s hit extended the Mets’ lead to 2-0 and gave the shortstop 68 RBIs for the season before he reached 69 with his blast later.

Carrasco was challenged in the first inning, when he allowed a single to Miguel Rojas and walk to Jesus Aguilar before retiring JJ Bleday for the final out. In the fourth, Carrasco surrendered a leadoff single, but he escaped the inning when he got Bleday to ground into a double-play.


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A brazen career criminal with more than 50 arrests on his rap sheet, including rape, was busted for trying to steal a moped from outside a lower Manhattan police station.

Jon Matos was caught red-handed approaching the $1,200 bike outside the 5th Precinct, sources said.

He was allegedly using a set of burglary tools Friday to try to bust the lock of the bike, which was vouchered property, cops and sources said.

Matos, a homeless father of three, was arraigned in Manhattan Criminal Court on charges of attempted grand larceny and possession of burglary tools.

The proceeding was delayed for hours, sources said, after Matos allegedly became angry with a cellmate who used the facilities — but didn’t courtesy flush.

“I was just f–king with it. It’s not my tools,” he allegedly told an NYPD detective, said Manhattan Assistant District Attorney Megan Mers during the court proceeding.

Judge Valentina Morales Saturday agreed to give Matos supervised release in the moped case.

“Thank you, your honor,” Matos told Morales.

But instead of hitting the streets once again, Matos was held on outstanding charges from the 23rd Precinct in an unrelated case, authorities said.

It was his second appearance before a judge in a week: Matos was in court days earlier, charged with grand larceny, petit larceny, and criminal possession of stolen property and was released in yet another incident.

Matos has racked up dozens of busts for burglary, robbery, fare evasion — including the 1999 rape of a 14-year-old girl.

Crime is up in six of the seven major crimes measured by the department contributed to the increase — though the seventh category, murders, dropped a noticeable 31.6% last month in comparison to numbers compiled in June 2021, according to the NYPD’s preliminary statistics.

Grand larceny spiked 41%, robbery rose 36.1% and burglary went up 33.8%.

When addressing the crime spike last month, NYPD Commissioner Keechant Sewell said the department was arresting the same people for crimes “over and over again.”

Other recent and brazen repeat offenders include veteran shoplifter Isaac “Man of Steal” Rodriguez, who was finally locked up in January after dozens of arrests for stealing to support his drug habit.

Laron Mack, whose catchphrase is “I steal for a living,” has been arrested more than 50 times. Another serial stealer, James Connelly, was busted in December for involvement in 28 separate incidents over three months.

Last month, accused serial shoplifter Lorenzo McLucas, 34, was nabbed for stealing from the cosmetics counter at a Duane Reade on Lexington Avenue in Midtown Manhattan, according to cops and court documents.

McLucas, who was released on his own recognizance, has notched 122 prior arrests.


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