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Wilson cleared by doctors, will start for Jets at Pittsburgh

Sep. 28, 2022 16:30 PM EDT

FLORHAM PARK, N.J. (AP) — Zach Wilson was back under center for the New York Jets, taking snaps and preparing to start for the first time this season. “It's the happiest I've been in a month,” the second-year quarterback said with a big smile Wednesday. Coach...

14 guards indicted on misconduct charges at women's prison

Sep. 28, 2022 12:51 PM EDT

TRENTON, N.J. (AP) — A New Jersey grand jury has indicted 14 corrections officers on charges stemming from what authorities said was a brutal attack in 2021 on inmates at the state's only prison for women. The grand jury handed up the indictments after a more than yearlong...

Messi 2 goals, accosted twice, Argentina tops Jamaica 3-0

Sep. 28, 2022 00:02 AM EDT

HARRISON, N.J. (AP) — Lionel Messi responded to an in-game, on-field request for a signature with a signature goal. Messi scored two goals and was twice accosted by fans running on the field as Argentina extended its unbeaten streak to 35 matches over three years by beating Jamaica...

Giants' Daniel Jones showing signs of being a No. 1 QB

Sep. 27, 2022 18:13 PM EDT

EAST RUTHERFORD, N.J. (AP) — One of the biggest jobs Brian Daboll has faced in his first season as the New York Giants coach has been evaluating Daniel Jones at quarterback. The No. 6 overall pick in 2019, Jones was inconsistent in his first three seasons and his play wasn't the...

Jets place LT George Fant on IR with knee injury

Sep. 27, 2022 18:11 PM EDT

FLORHAM PARK, N.J. (AP) — The New York Jets placed left tackle George Fant on injured reserve Tuesday, the latest injury to hit a reshuffled offensive line. Fant is dealing with a left knee injury and was replaced by Conor McDermott early in the second half of the Jets' 27-12 loss...

2 charged in pair of crashes amid pop-up car rally in NJ

Sep. 27, 2022 16:56 PM EDT

WILDWOOD, N.J. (AP) — Authorities announced charges Tuesday against two men in a pair of vehicle crashes — one of which killed two people — during a pop-up car rally in southern New Jersey over the weekend. Police across multiple communities struggled to control the chaotic...

$52B storm gates eyed for NY-NJ waterways hit by Sandy

Sep. 27, 2022 14:09 PM EDT

A decade after Superstorm Sandy pummeled New York and New Jersey in one of the costliest storms in U.S. history, the federal government is proposing a $52 billion plan to build movable barriers and gates across bays, rivers and other waterways in the two states hardest-hit by the storm. ...

Devils hope they have right mix of youth, veterans

Sep. 27, 2022 14:00 PM EDT

NEWARK, N.J. (AP) — The New Jersey Devils have been one of the youngest teams in the past four seasons and missed the playoffs every time. The COVID-19 pandemic year was the only one in which they came close to making the postseason, only because the league increased the number of...

Veteran Giants receiver Sterling Shepard has torn ACL

Sep. 27, 2022 13:27 PM EDT

EAST RUTHERFORD, N.J. (AP) — Veteran wide receiver Sterling Shepard tore the anterior cruciate ligament in his left knee on the New York Giants' final offensive play in their loss to the Dallas Cowboys, coach Brian Daboll said Tuesday. Daboll had indicated after Monday night's game...

Lamb's 1-handed TD catch gives Dallas 23-16 win over Giants

Sep. 27, 2022 02:00 AM EDT

EAST RUTHERFORD, N.J. (AP) — CeeDee Lamb was angry with himself in the second quarter after dropping a wide-open pass and costing the Dallas Cowboys a possible touchdown. It was just embarrassing. The star receiver more than made up for it with the game on the line, making a...