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NJ high school football team focus of probe

10-6-14
SAYREVILLE, N.J. (AP) — Authorities continue to investigate allegations of a "significant and serious nature" involving the high school football program. Sayreville High School forfeited a game on Friday. But it's not clear what investigators are ...

Meadowlands racing card rained out

10-4-14
EAST RUTHERFORD, N.J. (AP) — Rain has forced the Meadowlands Racetrack to cancel its six-race thoroughbred card scheduled for Saturday night. The track said that with heavy rain in the morning and the expectation of more throughout the day, the ...

Former NBA player George seeks new fraud trial

9-30-14
TRENTON, N.J. (AP) — A former NBA player convicted of wire fraud in an alleged Ponzi scheme is fighting back. C. Tate George claims in a recent court filing that his conviction last fall should be reversed. He claims the government used a witness ...

Pro leagues file to stop New Jersey sports betting

9-29-14
NEWARK, N.J. (AP) — Four major professional U.S. sports leagues and the NCAA have filed a legal challenge to New Jersey's latest attempt to offer legal sports gambling. The filing in federal court Monday calls the effort "astounding," ''specious" ...
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Farm Honors Derek Jeter with Corn Maze

9-29-14
VonThun Farms in South Brunswick has a corn maze recognizing now retired Yankee Derek Jeter.

Assembly passes bill to allow soccer in Pinelands

9-29-14
TRENTON, N.J. (AP) — New Jersey is a step closer to allowing youth soccer and other recreational activities in agricultural areas within the state's heavily protected Pinelands. The state Assembly passed a bill Monday to change the state's ...

Youth football player dies after collapsing

9-29-14
SALEM, N.J. (AP) — A youth football player who collapsed on the field during a practice in southern New Jersey last week has died. But authorities say it's still not clear what caused the death of 12-year-old Jeremiah "Lil'J" Pierce. The South ...

Mo’ne Davis donates LLWS jersey to Hall of Fame

9-25-14
COOPERSTOWN, N.Y. (AP) — Mo'ne Davis took the field in Cooperstown after taking her place in history. The pitching star for Philadelphia's Taney Dragons donated her jersey to the baseball Hall of Fame on Thursday after becoming the first girl to ...

Late New Jersey football coach to receive honor

9-25-14
PARK RIDGE, N.J. (AP) — A longtime New Jersey high school football coach who passed away before the start of the season will be honored with a national award next week. Gary Mioli was heading into his 24th season at Park Ridge High School when he ...

Owner: ‘No misinformation’ by Ravens on Rice

9-22-14
OWINGS MILLS, Md. (AP) — Ravens owner Steve Bisciotti has criticized a report that suggests he and other team officials tried to persuade the NFL to be lenient on Ray Rice after the running back was arrested for knocking out his then-fiancee in an ...