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Undefeated Eagles spoil Pederson's return, top Jaguars 29-21

Oct. 02, 2022 21:53 PM EDT

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Haason Reddick split his family's loyalties over his first five seasons. The New Jersey native and former Temple standout always had his parents and friends rooting for him — and for teams that weren't the hometown Philadelphia Eagles. Reddick closed that...

Bears don't capitalize on chances in falling to Giants 20-12

Oct. 02, 2022 19:24 PM EDT

EAST RUTHERFORD, N.J. (AP) — The Chicago Bears had a chance to win for the third time in four games under new coach Matt Eberflus — until they did everything possible to prevent it. Chicago settled for four field goals, including three inside the red zone, gave up 262 yards...

Jones injures ankle in Giants' 20-12 victory over Bears

Oct. 02, 2022 19:22 PM EDT

EAST RUTHERFORD, N.J. (AP) — With Daniel Jones limited by an ankle injury and backup Tyrod Taylor down with a concussion midway through the fourth quarter, New York Giants rookie coach Brian Daboll reached for his grease board and went to work. Jones ran for two first-half...

Talles Magno scores pivotal goal, NYCFC tops Orlando 2-1

Oct. 02, 2022 15:42 PM EDT

HARRISON, N.J. (AP) — Talles Magno's goal helped lead New York City FC to a 2-1 victory over Orlando City on Sunday. His goal in the 81st minute, assisted by Gabriel Pereira, put NYCFC (15-11-7) on top 2-1. NYCFC also got one goal from Alexander Callens. ...

Bears kicker Santos inactive against New York Giants

Oct. 02, 2022 12:51 PM EDT

EAST RUTHERFORD, N.J. (AP) — Chicago Bears kicker Cairo Santos was inactive for Sunday's game against the New York Giants because of personal reasons. Santos missed practice on Thursday and Friday. The Bears signed kicker Michael Badgley to the practice squad and then promoted him...

Grand jury brings no charges in fatal NJ police shooting

Oct. 02, 2022 10:49 AM EDT

BUENA VISTA, N.J. (AP) — State authorities say a New Jersey police officer will not face any charges in the shooting death of a driver who stole a police car after a crash last year and led officers on a chase that ended after he was shot and killed. The New Jersey attorney...

Gas prices drop in NJ as nation at large sees increase

Oct. 01, 2022 09:19 AM EDT

TRENTON, N.J. (AP) — Gas prices dropped again in New Jersey but rose substantially across the nation as a whole with increasing demand and tight supply amid fluctuating oil prices. AAA Mid-Atlantic says the average price of a gallon of regular gas in New Jersey on Friday was...

Path for Jets' Conklin went from hoop dreams to NFL catches

Sep. 30, 2022 17:07 PM EDT

FLORHAM PARK, N.J. (AP) — Tyler Conklin had childhood dreams of the NBA hardwood, shooting jumpers and dunking at arenas around the country. His journey took a few twists and dribbles — and he ended up catching passes in NFL stadiums instead. “I mean, I really...

DeSantis drops provocations — for now — in response to Ian

Sep. 30, 2022 16:49 PM EDT

Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis has whipsawed his way through the national conversation this month, first by putting migrants on planes or buses to Democratic strongholds and then shifting to a more traditional role of crisis manager as one of the strongest hurricanes to ever hit the U.S. barreled into...

Bears-Giants pits two of the bigger surprises early in 2022

Sep. 30, 2022 16:16 PM EDT

EAST RUTHERFORD, N.J. (AP) — First-year coaches Matt Eberflus in Chicago and Brian Daboll in New York have created unexpected excitement for the Bears and Giants early this season. Barring a tie, one of them will improve to 3-1 when they meet at MetLife Stadium on Sunday. ...