Jason Collins set to meet Shepard’s parents

DENVER (AP) — Brooklyn Nets 7-footer Jason Collins acknowledged that Thursday night's game at Denver wasn't just about basketball. The first openly gay athlete in America's four major sports was set to meet with the family of slain Wyoming college ...

Prince Global Sports moving to Atlanta

ATLANTA (AP) — A leading manufacturer of tennis and racket sports equipment and apparel has announced that its company's headquarters are moving to Atlanta. Prince Global Sports officials said in a statement Thursday that the company is finalizing ...

Secaucus to get $18K over Super Bowl halftime flap

SECAUCUS, N.J. (AP) — The mayor of Secaucus says the town will get paid by a company that was to use local facilities for the Super Bowl halftime show preparation but pulled out. Mayor Michael Gonnelli says a representative of Touchdown ...

Watkins Glen hosting 10th Green Grand Prix

WATKINS GLEN, N.Y. (AP) — The Green Grand Prix is returning to Watkins Glen International. The 10th annual showcase of motoring technology returns to the famed road course in the Finger Lakes on April 11. The goal of promoter Bob Gillespie is to ...

Rutgers Athletics Subsidy Totals $47M

Some are upset that Rutgers spends so much money on its athletics department.

Collins gets positive feedback upon return to NBA

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Jason Collins of the Brooklyn Nets says he has received a text message from Billie Jean King and other messages of support since becoming the first openly gay athlete to play in one of the United States' four major professional ...

Report: Plea deal offered to former Giant’s son

SOMERVILLE, N.J. (AP) — The son of a former New York Giants football player is being offered a plea agreement in his assault by auto case. Gannett New Jersey (http://mycj.co/1cjjlA8) reports Somerset County Prosecutor Frank Kolodzieski told a ...

Subsidy of Rutgers athletics soars amid transition

NEW BRUNSWICK, N.J. (AP) — Rutgers University officials say they still expect the athletics department to be financially independent by 2020 despite having to boost subsidies by nearly 70 percent last year. USA Today and the Home News Tribune ...

Harlem Globetrotter Visits Kids In New Brunswick Hospital

Harlem Globetrotter Hawk Thomas visited patients at the Children's Specialized Hospital in New Brunswick.

Collins becomes 1st openly gay player with Nets

Jason Collins is set to become the NBA's first active openly gay player. But his only focus is playing basketball, saying "I don't have time to really think about history right now." Collins signed a 10-day contract with the Brooklyn Nets earlier ...