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Palmieri has 2 goals, assist as Islanders beat Devils 5-1

Mar. 27, 2023 23:17 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — Kyle Palmieri had two goals and an assist, Ilya Sorokin made 30 saves and the New York Islanders beat the New Jersey Devils 5-1 on Monday night. Pierre Engvall, Bo Horvat and Zach Parise also scored for the Islanders, who stopped a two-game losing streak and moved...

Christie: GOP needs someone who can quickly take down Trump

Mar. 27, 2023 20:38 PM EDT

MANCHESTER, N.H. (AP) — Former New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie said Monday that Republicans need a candidate who can take out Donald Trump in a single, brutal swipe like the one Christie delivered to a different rival in 2016. Speaking in New Hampshire, Christie recalled a favorite...

Review: Vietnam vets try to help nation they once attacked

Mar. 27, 2023 19:50 PM EDT

“The Long Reckoning: A Story of War, Peace and Redemption in Vietnam,” by George Black (Knopf) In the U.S., we’ve mostly moved on from our military engagements in Vietnam, Iraq and Afghanistan. It’s the American way — not dwelling on our mistakes or engaging in a national...

NJ takes over Paterson police after crisis worker's shooting

Mar. 27, 2023 19:30 PM EDT

New Jersey's attorney general said Monday that his office has taken control of the police department in the state's third-largest city, Paterson, less than a month after officers there fatally shot a well-known crisis intervention worker during a tense standoff. Attorney General Matt...

Tiger and Trout get together to build New Jersey golf club

Mar. 27, 2023 17:55 PM EDT

VINELAND, N.J. (AP) — Three-time American League MVP Mike Trout always wanted a golf course, and he picked 18-time major champion Tiger Woods to build it for him. Trout, the 10-time All-Star centerfielder for the Los Angeles Angels, and a business partner in New Jersey are building...

NJ takes control of police force in third-largest city, Paterson, weeks after officers fatally shot anti-violence worker

Mar. 27, 2023 14:04 PM EDT
PATERSON, N.J. (AP) — NJ takes control of police force in third-largest city, Paterson, weeks after officers fatally shot anti-violence worker.

Top prospect Volpe, 21, wins Yankees' starting shortstop job

Mar. 27, 2023 01:39 AM EDT

TAMPA, Fla. (AP) — Anthony Volpe grew up watching Derek Jeter star at shortstop for the New York Yankees. Now, the 21-year-old is getting the chance to be the Yankees' opening day shortstop Thursday against the San Francisco Giants. The team announced Sunday after a...

UConn's return to prominence has been a family affair

Mar. 26, 2023 14:51 PM EDT

LAS VEGAS (AP) — Dan Hurley got choked up when asked about his dad on the eve of UConn's Sweet 16 game. Tears flowed again before the Huskies' Elite Eight game, this time from thinking about what he considers his other family. “I love coaching this team. I’ve...

Devils defeat Senators 5-3, clinch playoff berth

Mar. 25, 2023 23:20 PM EDT

NEWARK, N.J. (AP) — Jack Hughes had a goal and an assist, Mackenzie Blackwood had 25 saves and the New Jersey Devils defeated the Ottawa Senators 5-3 and clinched a playoff berth on Saturday night. “It means everything to the group. I went into the dressing room after the game...

Tuch has 2 goals, assist as Sabres beat Devils 5-4

Mar. 24, 2023 22:51 PM EDT

BUFFALO, N.Y. (AP) — Alex Tuch had two goals and an assist as the Buffalo Sabres beat the New Jersey Devils 5-4 on Friday night. Dylan Cozens and Jack Quinn each had a goal and an assist, Tage Thompson scored his 44th goal, and JJ Peterka had two assists to help the Sabres snap a...