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Kaprizov scores twice, Wild roll to 5-2 win against Devils

Dec. 03, 2021 00:09 AM EST

ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — Kirill Kaprizov had two goals and an assist as the Minnesota Wild kept rolling with a 5-2 win against the New Jersey Devils on Thursday night. Ryan Hartman had a goal and two assists, and Rem Pitlick and Dmitry Kulikov also scored for Minnesota,...

New Jersey GOP lawmakers defy vaccine mandate

Dec. 02, 2021 19:27 PM EST

TRENTON, N.J. (AP) — Disorder and confusion erupted in the halls outside the New Jersey Assembly on Thursday as several Republican lawmakers defied a new requirement to show proof of COVID-19 vaccination or a negative test and were blocked by state troopers— albeit briefly — from...

Jets, Wilson searching for right balance to QB's footwork

Dec. 02, 2021 19:16 PM EST

FLORHAM PARK, N.J. (AP) — Zach Wilson's return from a four-game absence finished on the right foot. Cleaning up his footwork is the next step for the New York Jets rookie quarterback. And it's a not-so-simple task for a player who was known for...

Giants Kitchens felt play calling went smoothly in 1st game

Dec. 02, 2021 17:12 PM EST

EAST RUTHERFORD, N.J. (AP) — Joe Judge isn't making the Miami Dolphins guess about who will be calling the offensive plays for the New York Giants this weekend. Former Cleveland Browns coach Freddie Kitchens handled the role against the Eagles after Jason Garrett was...

Former pharma exec, publicist charged with insider trading

Dec. 02, 2021 17:09 PM EST

NEWARK, N.J. (AP) — A former executive and and a former communications director at a New Jersey-based biopharmaceutical company used nonpublic information to illegally profit on sales of the company's stock shares, according to a federal criminal complaint unsealed Thursday. ...

Sports betting ads: Industry weighs how much is too much?

Dec. 02, 2021 16:14 PM EST

SECAUCUS, N.J. (AP) — If you've turned on a television in the last three years, chances are you've been inundated with advertisements for sports betting, and not only during game broadcasts. Commercials featuring an emperor addressing the masses, a woman urging bettors...

Jets look to change history, end 0-11 drought vs. Eagles

Dec. 02, 2021 16:06 PM EST

EAST RUTHERFORD, N.J. (AP) — Robert Saleh was asked this week if he was aware of the New York Jets’ futility against the Philadelphia Eagles. Eleven games. Zero wins. The only team the Jets have never defeated. “Yeah, I...

Army-Navy at Meadowlands, with 20th anniversary of 9/11

Dec. 01, 2021 20:14 PM EST

EAST RUTHERFORD, N.J. (AP) — As coaches and players from Army and Navy walked into MetLife Stadium on Wednesday, the backdrop was the skyline of New York City. One of college football's biggest rivalries will return to the Meadowlands for the first time since 2002 when...

Jets' Riley a sudden starter motivated by loss of Army buddy

Dec. 01, 2021 19:13 PM EST

FLORHAM PARK, N.J. (AP) — Elijah Riley's journey back home — and through the NFL — began with one of the saddest moments of his young life. The New York Jets safety was a freshman defensive back at Army five years ago when he received the stunning news his teammate...

Hate crime trial of former NJ police chief ends in mistrial

Dec. 01, 2021 18:53 PM EST

CAMDEN, N.J. (AP) — A retrial in the hate-crime case against a former New Jersey police chief ended without a verdict Wednesday. A federal judge declared a mistrial after jurors couldn't reach a verdict in the trial of Frank Nucera, the former police chief of...