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Former Giant’s son nixes deal in assault case

4-12-14
SOMERVILLE, N.J. (AP) — The son of a former New York Giants Super Bowl champion has rejected a plea offer in an assault by auto case. The development in the case of Clint Benson was revealed during a court hearing Friday in Somerset County. ...

Devils TV analyst Resch to retire Sunday

4-11-14
NEWARK, N.J. (AP) — Television analyst Glenn "Chico" Resch says he is retiring from the New Jersey Devils broadcast booth after 18 years. The 65-year-old Resch, an original Devils goalie, announced during the first intermission Friday night, when ...

NJ sports director charged with teen sex assault

4-9-14
DUNELLEN, N.J. (AP) — Authorities in Middlesex County say the director of recreation for the borough of Dunellen has been charged with sexually assaulting a teenage basketball player. The Middlesex County prosecutor's office says Christopher ...

UMass basketball player Gordon comes out as gay

4-9-14
AMHERST, Mass. (AP) — UMass basketball player Derrick Gordon says in a televised interview that he is gay. Gordon made the announcement on ESPN on Wednesday, becoming the first openly gay player in Division I men's basketball. The guard was the ...
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Some Argue College Athletes Should be Paid

4-8-14
With the amount of money made from college sports, some say the student athletes should be allowed to unionize and get paid for their time and talent.

Rutgers AD bashes struggling newspaper

4-7-14
NEW BRUNSWICK, N.J. (AP) — Rutgers University's athletic director has told a class that it would be "great" if New Jersey's largest newspaper went out of business. The university says Julie Hermann's remarks to a media ethics and law class in ...

NY Giants sign OT Brown to beef up offensive line

4-1-14
EAST RUTHERFORD, N.J. (AP) — The New York Giants have signed offensive tackle Charles Brown. Brown is the fourth offensive lineman the team has added in free agency. The contract was announced on Tuesday. The 6-foot-5, 300-pound Brown spent last ...

1 ex-NFLer leaving Congress from NJ, another runs

3-31-14
TRENTON, N.J. (AP) — While one former Philadelphia Eagle player is preparing to leave a congressional seat from New Jersey, another is running. Garry Cobb is among the candidates who have filed petitions to represent New Jersey ahead of Monday's 4 ...

Giants sign former Dolphin OL Jerry

3-21-14
EAST RUTHERFORD, N.J. (AP) — The New York Giants continued making over their offensive line with the signing of former Miami Dolphins guard John Jerry on Friday. Jerry became the third offensive lineman signed by the team since the free agency ...
Howell Student Jayne McDevitt at the Madison Beggs Kicks 4 Kids Soccer Marathon. Photo Courtesy of Jayne McDevitt

Howell Student Recognized for Creating Soccer Marathon in Memory of Friend

3-12-14
After watching a friend lose a battle with cancer and starting a soccer marathon in her memory, Howell native Jayne McDevitt has been honored as one of New Jersey's top youth volunteers.