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Tricky Hat wins John’s Call at Saratoga

8-6-14
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

7-31-14
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

7-31-14
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 ...

NJ law will let retired coaches return earlier

7-31-14
TRENTON, N.J. (AP) — Retired New Jersey high school athletic coaches who want to continue coaching will be able to do so without having to wait six months and risk affecting their pensions. A law signed by Gov. Chris Christie on Thursday was ...

Stars Above Me wins Coronation Cup at Saratoga

7-30-14
SARATOGA SPRINGS, N.Y. (AP) — Favored Stars Above Me burst through an opening along the rail in mid-stretch and pulled away for a 2 1/4-length victory Wednesday in the $100,000 Coronation Cup at Saratoga Race Course. Trained by Graham Motion, the ...

NFL retirees lose round in concussion settlement

7-30-14
PHILADELPHIA (AP) — A federal judge has rejected an attempt by seven former professional football players to intervene in a tentative class action settlement of concussion claims that would cost the NFL at least $765 million. Senior U.S. District ...
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NCAA Settles Head Injury Lawsuit with $70M Fund

7-30-14
The NCAA has agreed to create a $70 million fund to help diagnose brain injuries in student athletes after a class action lawsuit.

Princeton youth soccer coach pleads guilty

7-25-14
TRENTON, N.J. (AP) — A former Princeton youth soccer coach has pleaded guilty to possessing child pornography. Federal prosecutors say 49-year-old Jorge Roman of Trenton had 600 or more images of child sexual abuse on DVDs, computers and other ...

7 ex-NFL players appeal terms of concussion deal

7-22-14
PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Seven former professional football players are challenging a tentative class action settlement of NFL concussion claims. Their appeal echoes their previous complaints some players won't be fairly compensated under the ...

Stanley Cup spends some time at the beach

7-17-14
SEA ISLE CITY, N.J. (AP) — The Stanley Cup is spending some time at the Jersey shore. The Press of Atlantic City reports (http://bit.ly/1l9uzv4 ) that Los Angeles Kings assistant coach John Stevens spent his day with the trophy in Sea Isle City. ...