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Derek Jeter corn maze opens as his career wraps up

9-20-14
SOUTH BRUNSWICK, N.J. (AP) — Fans are flocking to a New Jersey farm that has opened a 5-acre corn maze carved in honor of New York Yankees shortstop Derek Jeter. The VonThun Farm in South Brunswick opened its Jeter corn maze Saturday. The farm is ...

Q&A: New Jersey’s sports gambling push

9-20-14
NEWARK, N.J. (AP) — Well over 100 NFL and major-college football games have been played since Gov. Chris Christie's Sept. 8 order that racetracks and casinos in New Jersey won't be prosecuted if they accept wagers on sporting events. Yet so far not ...

Cops from 9 states in charity softball tournament

9-20-14
CLIFTON PARK, N.Y. (AP) — Troopers and police officers from New York and eight other states are competing this weekend in a charity softball tournament being held outside of Albany. The New York State Police is hosting the 13th annual East Coast ...

Rutgers’ Hermann made joke about Sandusky scandal

9-19-14
PISCATAWAY, N.J. (AP) — Rutgers University has acknowledged that Athletic Director Julie Hermann made an off-the-cuff joke about the Jerry Sandusky child sex-abuse scandal at Penn State during a meeting with staff last fall. The university said ...

Ravens fans trade in their Rice jerseys at stadium

9-19-14
BALTIMORE (AP) — Thousands of fans have traded in their Ray Rice jerseys for those of other Baltimore Ravens at the team's stadium store. The team set up the two-day program after releasing Rice last week. He has been suspended indefinitely by the ...

Jeter corn maze set to open as his career wraps up

9-18-14
SOUTH BRUNSWICK, N.J. (AP) — As Derek Jeter plays his final regular-season home stand with the Yankees, a New Jersey farm is preparing to welcome guests to a 5-acre corn maze carved in his honor. The VonThun Farm in South Brunswick opens its Jeter ...

State agency probing alleged racial incident

9-16-14
NORTH PLAINFIELD, N.J. (AP) — The organization that governs high school sports in New Jersey is investigating allegations of a racial incident at a football game last weekend. Members of the North Plainfield team and their coach, Bobby Lake, tell ...

Program that accepted Rice rare in domestic cases

9-16-14
TRENTON, N.J. (AP) — The program that former football star Ray Rice was allowed into instead of facing trial is used rarely in New Jersey domestic violence assault cases. A review by The Associated Press finds that of the 15,000 people with ...

Program that accepted Rice rare in domestic cases

9-15-14
TRENTON, N.J. (AP) — The program that former football star Ray Rice was allowed into instead of facing trial is used rarely in New Jersey domestic violence assault cases. A review by The Associated Press finds that of the 15,000 people with ...
Reynolds practicing at a track. Photo Courtesy Brian Reynolds.

Paralympic Hopeful Wants to Raise Awareness About Amputee Athletes

9-15-14
Paralympic hopeful Brian Reynolds wants to raise awareness about amputee athletes and raise money for the cost of equipment by entering a Runner's World magazine contest.