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Bennett, Menante reach semifinals of US Amateur

Aug. 19, 2022 16:23 PM EDT

PARAMUS, N.J. (AP) — Texas A&M senior Sam Bennett took down Stewart Hagestad as he continued his march through a tough draw Friday and reached the semifinals of the U.S. Amateur. Bennett, the No. 3 player in the world amateur ranking, has faced proven players all week at...

Jets, Falcons get heated early in joint practice session

Aug. 19, 2022 15:29 PM EDT

FLORHAM PARK, N.J. (AP) — There was some pushing, shoving and a couple of swings between the New York Jets and Atlanta Falcons. And, oh yeah, practice. The teams got together Friday for the first of two joint sessions at the Jets' practice facility — and the...

New York Giants dealing with rash of injuries for centers

Aug. 19, 2022 14:42 PM EDT

EAST RUTHERFORD, N.J. (AP) — The New York Giants have been hit hard by a run of injuries for the team's centers. Coach Brian Daboll said Friday the Giants will not have starter Jon Feliciano (strained muscle) and backups Ben Bredeson (elbow), Garrett McGhin (strained muscle), Jamil...

Bennett, Hagestad reach quarterfinals of US Amateur

Aug. 18, 2022 20:48 PM EDT

PARAMUS, N.J. (AP) — Texas A&M senior Sam Bennett won two matches Thursday as the No. 3 amateur in the world moved into the quarterfinals of a U.S. Amateur that already has lost some of its biggest names. Also moving into the quarterfinals was U.S. Mid-Amateur champion Stewart...

Wilson back with Jets after surgery, eager to begin rehab

Aug. 18, 2022 16:12 PM EDT

FLORHAM PARK, N.J. (AP) — Zach Wilson returned to the New York Jets' facility Thursday, eager to begin rehabilitation on his surgically repaired right knee. The second-year quarterback had arthroscopic surgery Tuesday in Los Angeles to repair a torn meniscus. He also has a bone...

Saquon Barkley feels he can score on any play for the Giants

Aug. 18, 2022 15:57 PM EDT

EAST RUTHERFORD, N.J. (AP) — If there is anything markedly different in the New York Giants' offense since Brian Daboll took over, it's Saquon Barkley. Forget the hints of the Bills' offense that Daboll brought to Giants after they hired the former Buffalo offensive coordinator to...

LL Cool J, Nicki Minaj and Jack Harlow to emcee MTV Awards

Aug. 18, 2022 13:04 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — The MTV Video Music Awards later this month will have not one emcee but three, with rap stars LL Cool J, Nicki Minaj and Jack Harlow all set to anchor the ceremony. They’ll introduce and present the famous Moon Person trophies alongside performers including Lizzo,...

Borgata's July set monthly record for Atlantic City casinos

Aug. 18, 2022 11:42 AM EDT

ATLANTIC CITY, N.J. (AP) — Internet gambling and sports betting helped propel the Borgata in July to the best month an Atlantic City casino has ever had. Figures released Tuesday by New Jersey's Division of Gaming Enforcement show the Borgata, the city's top-performing casino, won...

Fed panel: Delaware suit against oil industry is state issue

Aug. 17, 2022 17:40 PM EDT

DOVER, Del. (AP) — A federal appeals court has ruled that a lawsuit filed by Delaware’s attorney general seeking to hold the petroleum industry responsible for climate change effects in the state must be heard in state court instead of federal court. Wednesday's ruling by a...

Jets' Brown aims to prove he's still a top-notch left tackle

Aug. 17, 2022 12:26 PM EDT

FLORHAM PARK, N.J. (AP) — Duane Brown was simply exploring his job prospects two weeks ago, visiting the New York Jets to see if they might be a good fit. A few days later, right tackle Mekhi Becton went down with a season-ending knee injury — and signing Brown suddenly became a...