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The Latest: Kickers had 7 missed XPs in afternoon games

Dec. 05, 2021 19:54 PM EST

The Latest from Week 13 of the NFL (all times EST): ___ 7:50 p.m. It’s been another rough day for NFL kickers. With only the Sunday night matchup between the Broncos and Chiefs remaining, kickers have...

Ticked-off Mosley says Jets not being respected by opponents

Dec. 05, 2021 19:26 PM EST

EAST RUTHERFORD, N.J. (AP) — C.J. Mosley felt the disrespect when the Philadelphia Eagles didn't shake hands at midfield during the pregame coin toss. The New York Jets linebacker saw it when he said Fletcher Cox laughed at Robert Saleh as the coach argued with...

Minshew steps in, Eagles score on 1st 7 drives to beat Jets

Dec. 05, 2021 19:12 PM EST

EAST RUTHERFORD, N.J. (AP) — Gardner Minshew stepped into the huddle for Philadelphia, kept things light — as he always does — and led the clock-eating Eagles on seven straight scoring drives. No, there's no quarterback controversy. But Minshew Mania was back for a...

Wright scores 27 to lift Marist over Rider 79-67

Dec. 05, 2021 18:34 PM EST

LAWRENCEVILLE, N.J. (AP) — Ricardo Wright had 27 points as Marist defeated Rider 79-67 on Sunday. Raheim Sullivan had 14 points for the Red Foxes (3-4, 1-1 Metro Atlantic Athletic Conference). Samkelo Cele added 11 points. Rider totaled 24 points in...

Carpenter scores 15 to lift Siena past Saint Peter's 60-58

Dec. 05, 2021 17:44 PM EST

JERSEY CITY, N.J. (AP) — Aidan Carpenter had 15 points off the bench and Colby Rogers made two free throws with 11 seconds left as Siena held on for a 60-58 win over Saint Peter’s on Sunday, the Saints first win against the Peacocks since 2010. Daryl Banks III led the...

Reese scores 18, No. 8 Maryland women beat Rutgers 74-59

Dec. 05, 2021 17:07 PM EST

PISCATAWAY, N.J. (AP) — Angel Reese scored 18 points to lead No. 8 Maryland over Rutgers 74-59 on Sunday. Katie Benzan added 15 points, Chloe Bibby had 14 and Ashley Owusu 12 for Maryland (7-2, 1-0 Big Ten). “We're excited to get our first win in...

More omicron detected as hospitals strain under delta surge

Dec. 04, 2021 23:56 PM EST

New York announced three more cases of the omicron variant of the coronavirus Saturday, bringing the number of state cases linked to the new variant to eight. “The omicron variant is here, and as anticipated we are seeing the beginning of community spread," state...

Evbuomwan lifts Princeton over Drexel 81-79 in OT

Dec. 04, 2021 20:03 PM EST

PRINCETON, N.J. (AP) — Tosan Evbuomwan had a career-high 27 points, including the game-winning basket with 3.4 seconds left, as Princeton narrowly beat Drexel 81-79 in overtime on Saturday. Ryan Langborg had 17 points and blocked a potential game winner at the end of...

Mom charged with murder in fatal stabbing of infant daughter

Dec. 04, 2021 15:53 PM EST

PENNS GROVE, N.J. (AP) — A mother who fatally stabbed her infant daughter at a southern New Jersey apartment complex has been charged with murder, authorities said. Penns Grove police responded to the Penns Grove Gardens complex around 11 p.m. Friday after someone...

Gas prices falling in New Jersey, around nation at large

Dec. 04, 2021 10:14 AM EST

TRENTON, N.J. (AP) — Gas prices nationally and in New Jersey have fallen slightly in recent days amid news of the omicron variant of COVID-19 and travel restrictions announced by the Biden administration. AAA Mid-Atlantic says the average price of a gallon of regular...