Age no opponent for some of NFL’s veteran stars

NEW YORK (AP) — There's something stunning happening on Michael Vick's head. You can't see them from far away, but up close, tiny gray hairs are starting to emerge — color-sapped reminders that the New York Jets quarterback is no longer the ...

Captain of the corn maze: Farm honors Derek Jeter

SOUTH BRUNSWICK, N.J. (AP) — As far as corny Derek Jeter tributes go, this one will be tough to beat. A farm in central New Jersey carved an image of the New York Yankees captain and a thank you message to him into its five-acre corn maze. The ...

Ex-Eagle Cobb running for Congress in New Jersey

CHERRY HILL, N.J. (AP) — One former Philadelphia Eagle representing New Jersey is leaving Congress. Now another is running against the Democratic establishment to take over an open seat there. Ex-linebacker Garry Cobb is running against state Sen. ...

NJ town welcomes home softball champions

ROBBINSVILLE, N.J. (AP) — They are the girls of summer. Robbinsville turned out on Thursday to welcome home the team that won the Little League Softball World Series. Their bus was given a police escort. The Robbinsville team beat Bossier City, ...

Maine governor: Rice’s NFL suspension not enough

AUGUSTA, Maine (AP) — Maine's governor has told the National Football League's commissioner that it's unconscionable for the league to punish Baltimore Ravens player Ray Rice with a two-game suspension for a domestic violence arrest. Maine Gov. ...

2 girls may play in Little League regional final

BRISTOL, Conn. (AP) — Kayla Roncin and Mo'ne (moh-NAY') Davis are competing to make it to the Little League World Series, a rare feat for girls. But to get there, one girl's team may have to knock off the other's. Mo'ne is a star pitcher for Taney ...
Feury (left) and Ramage (right) pose for a picture on top of the Chula Vista Olympic training center sign. Photo courtesy of Diane Ramage.

NJ Athletes to Participate in Youth Olympics in China

Two New Jersey athletes were selected to be a part of Team USA at the 2014 Youth Olympics in China.

Tricky Hat wins John’s Call at Saratoga

SARATOGA SPRINGS, N.Y. (AP) — Tricky Hat found a narrow opening along the inside and edged Holiday Star by a nose in the $100,000 John's Call on Wednesday at Saratoga Race Course. Trained by Hall of Famer Shug McGaughey and ridden by Rosie ...

Sinistra wins Evan Shipman at Saratoga

SARATOGA SPRINGS, N.Y. (AP) — Sinistra edged Big Business by a nose Thursday in the $100,000 Evan Shipman for New York-breds at Saratoga Race Course. Trained by Karl Grusmark for owner-breeder Edward Shapoff, the 4-year-old Stonesider gelding came ...

Horse euthanized after being injured at Saratoga

SARATOGA SPRINGS, N.Y. (AP) — Thoroughbred Lavender Road has been euthanized after breaking her neck when she fell from heat stroke while leaving the paddock at Saratoga Race Course. Dr. Travis Tull of Rood & Riddle Equine Hospital in Saratoga ...