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Gamble, former Eagles GM and president, dies at 83

1-28-14
PHILADELPHIA (AP) — The Philadelphia Eagles say Harry Gamble, who served as an assistant coach, general manager and later as team president, has died. He was 83. The team says in a statement that Gamble died Tuesday. After playing at Rider ...

Investigation: Rutgers coach didn’t bully player

1-28-14
NEW BRUNSWICK, N.J. (AP) — A law firm's investigation has determined that a former Rutgers University football coach did not bully a former football player and that there was no retaliation against the player. The report issued Tuesday also found ...

Hoboken embraces the cold for Super Bowl

1-28-14
HOBOKEN, N.J. (AP) — Hoboken is encouraging people to embrace the cold and enjoy outdoor activities for the Super Bowl. The New Jersey city, which sits along the Hudson River, on Tuesday will unveil illuminated Roman numbers representing Super ...

Military jets prepare for Super Bowl

1-28-14
TRENTON, N.J. (AP) — Military jets will take to the sky as part of security for the Super Bowl. Pilots are slated to practice in their jetfighters over New Jersey's MetLife Stadium beginning around 4:30 a.m. Wednesday. Military officials say the ...

NJ gov reminds people Super Bowl is in NJ

1-27-14
NEWARK, N.J. (AP) — New Jersey's governor is reminding people that the Super Bowl will be played in his state this weekend. Chris Christie weighed in Monday on recent comments by New Jersey politicians who say the state was getting slighted in the ...
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Lawmakers Push Bill to Fund Concussion Training For School Coaches, Trainers

1-27-14
Rep. Pascrell and Sen. Menendez want to make grants available to ensure officials know the best practices for recognizing and treating concussions in student athletes.
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Transportation Officials Prepare for Super Bowl

1-27-14
Airlines are planning additional flights after game day from Newark Airport and plans are in place to curb drunk driving on the roads.

Ex-players fear dementia based on unproven tests

1-27-14
CHICAGO (AP) — There's a race going on among scientists to develop ways to diagnose and treat the concussion-related brain disease CTE. The strongest evidence so far says it can only be diagnosed after death. But several former NFL stars have ...

Football betting more popular than ever in Vegas

1-27-14
LAS VEGAS (AP) — With the Super Bowl approaching, fans are talking trash, buying snacks, and, more than ever, placing bets. Fans bet an unprecedented $99 million on the Super Bowl last year, and Nevada sports books collected record amounts of ...

Ex-youth football director admits stealing funds

1-27-14
TRENTON, N.J. (AP) — Federal prosecutors say a former high-ranking executive with a youth football organization has admitted stealing hundreds of thousands of dollars from the organization. David Marshall of Jackson pleaded guilty Monday to wire ...