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Jets' Lawson over jitters, eager to play after lost season

Aug. 10, 2022 20:04 PM EDT

FLORHAM PARK, N.J. (AP) — There was something about being back in a stadium — with pads on his shoulders and fans in the stands — that caught Carl Lawson a bit off guard. It was only a practice, with the New York Jets taking the field last Saturday night for their annual...

GOP rallies around Trump following FBI search of his estate

Aug. 09, 2022 22:38 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — For much of the year, small cracks in Donald Trump's political support have been growing. Dissatisfied Republican primary voters began to consider new presidential prospects. GOP donors grappled with damaging revelations uncovered by the Jan. 6 committee. S everal...

Police: Executive had weapons stockpile in hospital closet

Aug. 09, 2022 18:30 PM EDT

SECAUCUS, N.J. (AP) — The marketing director of a northern New Jersey hospital is facing weapons charges after a bomb threat yielded what police said was a cache of weapons in the hospital. According to police in Secaucus, the bomb threat — which later was determined to be bogus...

AC casino dealers reject designated smoking area proposal

Aug. 09, 2022 15:56 PM EDT

ATLANTIC CITY, N.J. (AP) — Atlantic City casino dealers opposed to smoking indoors are rejecting an idea being floated among state legislators to create designated outdoor smoking areas that employees could opt out of staffing. Pete Naccarelli, a Borgata dealer and a leader of a...

Jets' Saleh: Becton's season likely over after knee injury

Aug. 09, 2022 14:59 PM EDT

FLORHAM PARK, N.J. (AP) — New York Jets right tackle Mekhi Becton will “more than likely” miss the entire season because of another injury to his surgically repaired right knee, coach Robert Saleh announced Tuesday. Becton was having a second evaluation after suffering a chip...

New Hard Rock Atlantic City boss looks past his casino walls

Aug. 09, 2022 13:24 PM EDT

ATLANTIC CITY, N.J. (AP) — At 11:30 on a Saturday night, Anthony Faranca was meeting with a group of cleaning workers at the Hard Rock casino before they started their shift, introducing himself, asking about their jobs and about themselves. It was a telling indication of how...

Jets OT Becton's knee injury more serious than first thought

Aug. 08, 2022 21:10 PM EDT

FLORHAM PARK, N.J. (AP) — The injury to New York Jets offensive tackle Mekhi Becton's surgically repaired right knee is more serious than initially believed after he left early in practice Monday. A person with direct knowledge of the injury told The Associated Press that Becton...

Giants practice disrupted by a string of fights

Aug. 08, 2022 16:13 PM EDT

EAST RUTHERFORD, N.J. (AP) — With the New York Giants ramping up practices in the middle of a heat advisory days before their first preseason game, it was only a matter of time before tempers erupted. In a span a four plays Monday, running back Saquon Barkley plowed over cornerback...

Nicki Minaj to get Video Vanguard Award at MTV Awards

Aug. 08, 2022 12:08 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — Nicki Minaj will receive the Video Vanguard Award at the MTV Awards later this month, joining such previous winning music luminaries as Madonna, Janet Jackson, LL Cool J, Jennifer Lopez and Missy Elliott. Minaj, who has won five MTV trophies for such hits as...

Giants' Feliciano discusses dehydration that limited him

Aug. 07, 2022 16:48 PM EDT

EAST RUTHERFORD, N.J. (AP) — Dehydration is one of the biggest concerns during football camps in the summer, and the New York Giants saw its effects on new center Jon Feliciano. On the second day of practice, Feliciano developed severe dehydration after a practice without pads. The...