Rutgers AD bashes struggling newspaper

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

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

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

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

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.

Report: Deal reached in Meadowlands megamall suit

HACKENSACK, N.J. (AP) — The New York Giants and New York Jets have agreed to drop their lawsuit over the proposed American Dream megamall in the Meadowlands sports complex, according to a published report. The Record (http://bit.ly/1nHHzem) ...

NFL, NJ Transit Skip Assembly Transportation Committee Super Bowl Session

The Assembly Transportation Committee held a hearing about how the NFL and NJ Transit handled the Super Bowl in New Jersey, but neither entity participated.

Wife of longtime Yankee Yogi Berra dies at 85

NEWARK, N.J. (AP) — Carmen Berra, wife of New York Yankees great Yogi Berra, has died. She was 85. The Yankees confirmed that she died Thursday night in New Jersey's Essex County. The team didn't say how she died. The couple was married in ...

NJ cop punished over Super Bowl incident

EDISON, N.J. (AP) — Officials say they have disciplined a New Jersey police officer for leaving his patrol car idling in his driveway for more than two hours during the Super Bowl. But it's not clear how the Edison Police Department punished Sgt. ...

Nets sign Jason Collins to another 10-day contract

NEW YORK (AP) — Jason Collins' second stint with the Brooklyn Nets will last at least 10 more days. The Nets signed Collins to a second 10-day contract Wednesday, and he will be in uniform when they host the Memphis Grizzlies. Collins became the ...