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Maine governor: Rice’s NFL suspension not enough

8-13-14
AUGUSTA, Maine (AP) — Maine's governor has told the National Football League's commissioner that it's unconscionable for the league to punish Baltimore Ravens player Ray Rice with a two-game suspension for a domestic violence arrest. Maine Gov. ...

2 girls may play in Little League regional final

8-7-14
BRISTOL, Conn. (AP) — Kayla Roncin and Mo'ne (moh-NAY') Davis are competing to make it to the Little League World Series, a rare feat for girls. But to get there, one girl's team may have to knock off the other's. Mo'ne is a star pitcher for Taney ...
Feury (left) and Ramage (right) pose for a picture on top of the Chula Vista Olympic training center sign. Photo courtesy of Diane Ramage.

NJ Athletes to Participate in Youth Olympics in China

8-7-14
Two New Jersey athletes were selected to be a part of Team USA at the 2014 Youth Olympics in China.

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.