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Legal Sports Betting Coming to NJ Casinos, Racetracks

9-9-14
The state AG's directive tells law enforcement and prosecutors to stand down on arresting, charging or prosecuting anyone for legal sports betting at New Jersey casinos and racetracks.

What we learned at US Open: New guys can win Slams

9-9-14
NEW YORK (AP) — Suspended at this time in 2013, Marin Cilic showed at the 2014 U.S. Open that he could win a Grand Slam title. Kei Nishikori proved that he can come very close. And Cilic hopes the last 15 days made clear there are players that ...

Christie: Ray Rice assault of wife ‘unacceptable’

9-8-14
ATLANTIC CITY, N.J. (AP) — New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie says former Baltimore Raven's running back Ray Rice showed "an incomprehensible level of violence" toward his fiancee during an assault in an Atlantic City casino elevator. The Ravens cut ...
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Politicians, Former Athletes Promote Safety in Youth Athletics

9-8-14
Sen. Menendez, Congressman Pascrell and former NFL players gathered to promote the SAFE PLAY Act, which aims to keep kids playing sports safe.

Video appears to show Rice striking fiancee

9-8-14
BALTIMORE (AP) — A new video that appears to show Baltimore Ravens running back Ray Rice striking his then-fiancee in an elevator last February has been released on a website. The grainy video by TMZ Sports apparently shows Rice and Janay Palmer ...

Jeter cool and collected as Yankees honor him

9-7-14
NEW YORK (AP) — Derek Jeter remained as cool and collected as his play at shortstop when the New York Yankees honored their retiring captain with a 45-minute ceremony that included appearances by NBA great Michael Jordan and baseball ironman Cal ...

Navratilova proposes on big screen at US Open

9-6-14
NEW YORK (AP) — Tennis great Martina Navratilova has proposed to her girlfriend on the big screen of Arthur Ashe Stadium between the U.S. Open men's semifinals. Navratilova popped the question to Julia Lemigova in the Tennis Channel suite ...

Free football parking ends in New Brunswick park

9-5-14
NEW BRUNSWICK, N.J. (AP) — It will now cost Rutgers University football fans to park in New Brunswick. The City Council has approved charging $20 to park in Buccleuch Park during game days. The fee begins with Saturday's game against Howard ...

Take my sweat, please: Tennis’ gross ritual

9-2-14
NEW YORK (AP) — In a sport known for its genteel traditions, tennis has one increasingly common ritual that stands apart for its ickiness — the passing of the sweat-soaked towel.  It happens dozens of times in a long match and is in full glory ...
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Research Shows More Injuries In Baseball

9-1-14
Recent research is showing an increase in baseball related injuries and that many are occurring at early rates in a player's career.