Authorities look into NJ wrestlers’ lynching photo

TRENTON, N.J. (AP) — New Jersey school sports officials have asked the state Division on Civil Rights to look into a photo that shows members of a high school wrestling team apparently depicting a lynching. New Jersey State Interscholastic ...

Marino, Sharpe out, Gonzalez in on CBS pregame

NEW YORK (AP) — Longtime analysts Dan Marino and Shannon Sharpe will not return to CBS' "The NFL Today" pregame show. CBS chief Sean McManus said in a statement that "Dan and Shannon are true Hall of Famers on the field and in front of the camera. ...

Ravens await details on Rice arrest

OWINGS MILLS, Md. (AP) — The Baltimore Ravens intend to talk to Ray Rice before deciding how to deal with the running back's arrest in a New Jersey casino. According to Atlantic City police, Rice was arrested early Saturday morning after an ...

SMU-Rutgers basketball postponed until Friday

PISCATAWAY, N.J. (AP) — Rutgers men's basketball game against Southern Methodist has been postponed due to heavy snow in the area. The school says Thursday night's game has been rescheduled to Friday. A game time has not been announced. No. 23 ...

Chobani to donate yogurt intended for US athletes

NEW YORK (AP) — Chobani's quest to get its Greek yogurt to the Sochi Olympics is coming to an end. The company says it will donate a shipment of about 5,000 cups of yogurt it had hoped to send to U.S. athletes at the Winter Games. The shipment ...

SOCHI SCENE: International Flavor

SOCHI, Russia (AP) — The new team event has added a heaping dose of national pride to figure skating. In this sport, though, athletes and coaches are always crossing borders. Japan's entries in the ice dance Saturday are New Jersey's own Cathy and ...

APNewsBreak: Ex-NFLer Douglas to plead no contest

HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) — The lawyer for Hugh Douglas says the former NFL defensive end will plead no contest to a misdemeanor to resolve a Connecticut case that accused him of assaulting his girlfriend at a Hartford hotel. The attorney, Corey ...

NJ police officer faces Super Bowl probe

EDISON, N.J. (AP) — A neighbor says a New Jersey police officer spent nearly three hours at home during the Super Bowl while his patrol car remained idling in the driveway. Edison Police Sgt. Andrew Chupela is the focus of an internal affairs ...

Flea: Red Hot Chili Peppers mimed Super Bowl song

The Red Hot Chili Peppers decided long ago they were never going to mime a live performance. The band made an exception for the NFL, it turns out. The group's bassist, Flea, said in a letter to fans posted on the group's website Tuesday that the ...

East Rutherford Mayor Says Super Bowl Host Town Did Well Without NFL’s Help

Mayor James Cassella says that East Rutherford did well with its pre-Super Bowl event, which exceeded expectations.