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Sanders kicks 7 FGs, but Dolphins inept in red zone vs. Jets

Dec. 8, 2019 7:25 PM EST

EAST RUTHERFORD, N.J. (AP) — The Miami Dolphins appeared headed to a hard-fought win and celebrating Jason Sanders' record-setting day. But the fact the kicker was so busy turned out to be a big reason for a 22-21 loss to the New York Jets on Sunday. Sanders set the franchise mark with seven field goals,...

Ficken FG, controversial call lead Jets past Dolphins 22-21

Dec. 8, 2019 6:13 PM EST

EAST RUTHERFORD, N.J. (AP) — The New York Jets were looking at fourth-and-really long — and another brutal loss to the Miami Dolphins. Until a controversial call changed it all. Sam Ficken kicked a 44-yard field goal as time expired to give the Jets a 22-21 comeback victory Sunday after they...

Bonino, Fabbro, Grimaldi lead Predators past Devils 6-4

Dec. 7, 2019 11:57 PM EST

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Yakov Trenin didn’t need his stick to score his first goal and that’s just fine with him. Nick Bonino, Dante Fabbro and Rocco Grimaldi each had a goal and an assist, and the Nashville Predators beat the New Jersey Devils 6-4 on Saturday night. Trenin scored his first...

No. 23 Villanova holds off Saint Joseph's surge, wins 78-66

Dec. 7, 2019 6:09 PM EST

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Villanova nearly came undone completing an exhausting stretch of three games in six days against regional rivals. Instead, the Wildcats found a final burst of energy, and that spoiled a frantic rally by their Main Line neighbors. Saddiq Bey scored 22 points, Collin Gillespie had 20 and...

Dach scores shootout winner, Blackhawks beat Devils 2-1

Dec. 6, 2019 11:14 PM EST

NEWARK, N.J. (AP) — Kirby Dach was a young man with a plan before his first NHL shootout attempt. The third overall pick in this year's draft roofed a shot in the fifth round to lift the Chicago Blackhawks over the New Jersey Devils 2-1 Friday night. “I had three moves in my head," the 18-year-old...

Jones misses third straight practice, Manning likely starter

Dec. 6, 2019 5:54 PM EST

EAST RUTHERFORD, N.J. (AP) — Daniel Jones missed his third straight practice Friday because of a sprained right ankle, making it likely Eli Manning will return as the New York Giants starting quarterback on Monday night against the Philadelphia Eagles. Jones was hurt Sunday in a loss to the Green Bay...

Jets' Adams doubtful, Bell questionable vs. Dolphins

Dec. 6, 2019 5:52 PM EST

FLORHAM PARK, N.J. (AP) — The New York Jets will likely be without Jamal Adams and Brian Poole in their secondary against Miami. Their backfield could also be missing Le'Veon Bell, who was sent home Friday with an illness that sidelined him for two practices. Adams was officially listed as doubtful for the...

Ex-boyfriend pleads guilty in helpful-homeless-man scam

Dec. 6, 2019 2:25 PM EST

MOUNT HOLLY, N.J. (AP) — A New Jersey man pleaded guilty Friday to a state charge stemming from a scheme that raked in more than $400,000 in online donations with a phony story about a homeless man helping a stranded woman. Mark D'Amico pleaded guilty in state Superior Court in Burlington County to...

Jets' Anderson believes he's top-5 WR when he gets chances

Dec. 5, 2019 9:23 PM EST

FLORHAM PARK, N.J. (AP) — Robby Anderson believes he's one of the NFL's top wide receivers — even if the numbers this season don't necessarily show it. He has 36 catches for 546 yards and three touchdowns for the New York Jets, not exactly eye-popping production. But Anderson has come on lately...

Giants' Barkley hoping to break 100-yard drought vs Eagles

Dec. 5, 2019 5:29 PM EST

EAST RUTHERFORD, N.J. (AP) — The combination of playing the Philadelphia Eagles and Eli Manning returning at quarterback for the New York Giants might be what gets Saquon Barkley a much-sought 100-yard game rushing. The NFL offensive rookie of the year last season, Barkley has not rushed for 100 yards...