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New York Giants' Daniel Jones walks off the field after an NFL football game Philadelphia Eagles, Thursday, Oct. 22, 2020, in Philadelphia. (AP Photo/Chris Szagola)

Giants' Jones regrets taking mask off in NYC bar

Oct. 29, 2020 7:33 PM EDT

EAST RUTHERFORD, N.J. (AP) — After a little prodding, New York Giants quarterback Daniel Jones expressed regret for taking off his mask in a closed New York City bar last weekend. Speaking for the first time since a video at the bar was released, Jones did his best to avoid discussing the incident that...

Storm halts Tillis stops; Cunningham discreet in campaigning

Oct. 29, 2020 7:22 PM EDT

CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — Severe weather prevented North Carolina Republican Sen. Thom Tillis from making campaign appearances on Thursday with former New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie and President Donald Trump. High winds and storms from the remnants of Hurricane Zeta initially caused the cancellation of...

Tampa Bay Buccaneers quarterback Tom Brady (12) greets Las Vegas Raiders quarterback Derek Carr (4) after an NFL football game, Sunday, Oct. 25, 2020, in Las Vegas. (AP Photo/David Becker)

Brady and Bucs rolling coming to NJ to face Judge and Giants

Oct. 29, 2020 6:23 PM EDT

EAST RUTHERFORD, N.J. (AP) — Before getting the New York Giants job, Joe Judge was mentored by two of the football's best active coaches: Nick Saban of Alabama and Bill Belichick of the Patriots. It probably wouldn't be wrong to add a third name to the group: Tom Brady. The four-time Super Bowl MVP worked...

Chris Christie tricked to troll GOP gubernatorial candidate

Oct. 29, 2020 2:36 PM EDT

TRENTON, N.J. (AP) — Former New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie was unwittingly tricked into trolling the Republican candidate who is running for governor in Montana. Christie joined a social media site where he's paid $200 to provide personalized video messages. The Republican said he donates the money to a...

Rutgers head coach Greg Schiano, with a mask, is hugged by an assistant after his team defeated Michigan State in an NCAA college football game, Saturday, Oct. 24, 2020, in East Lansing, Mich. (AP Photo/Carlos Osorio)

No. 17 Indiana goes for fifth straight win against Rutgers

Oct. 29, 2020 1:50 PM EDT

PISCATAWAY, N.J. (AP) — After a rollercoaster ride to get the Big Ten Conference football season underway, the opening weekend of play was thrilling — and very surprising in some cases. Two teams that registered the biggest stunners will meet Saturday when No. 17 Indiana faces Rutgers in the Scarlet...

FILE - In this March 22, 2019, file photo, Heather Randazzo, a grow employee at Compassionate Care Foundation's medical marijuana dispensary, trims leaves off marijuana plants in the company's grow house in Egg Harbor Township, N.J. New Jersey's ballot question on legalizing recreational marijuana has led to more than $2 million in fund raising by interest groups, the state Election Law Enforcement Commission said Thursday, Oct. 29, 2020. (AP Photo/Julio Cortez, File)

NJ legal marijuana advocates beats rivals in fundraising

Oct. 29, 2020 1:27 PM EDT

TRENTON, N.J. (AP) — New Jersey's ballot question on legalizing recreational marijuana has led to more than $2 million in campaign fundraising, mostly by groups in favor of cannabis, the state's Election Law Enforcement Commission said Thursday. The campaign already ranks in the top 10 costliest ballot...

Tarps and fences block the seating area in the Hoboken Terminal waiting room in Hoboken, N.J., Tuesday, Oct. 27, 2020. Once a gleaming symbol of early 20th-century ambition and prosperity, the grand rail terminal now sits as a somber reminder of the daunting challenges facing mass transit in the New York region. (AP Photo/Seth Wenig)

8 years later, Sandy still costing transit systems billions

Oct. 29, 2020 12:04 PM EDT

HOBOKEN, N.J. (AP) — Once a gleaming symbol of early 20th-century ambition and prosperity, Hoboken’s grand rail terminal now sits as a somber reminder of the daunting challenges facing mass transit in the New York region. Eight years ago Thursday, Superstorm Sandy pushed the Hudson River over its...

Aaron Long scores in 89th, Red Bulls beat Revolution 1-0

Oct. 28, 2020 10:39 PM EDT

HARRISON, N.J. (AP) — Aaron Long scored in the 89th minute and the New York Red Bulls beat the New England Revolution 1-0 on Wednesday night. Both teams clinched playoff spots later when FC Dallas beat Inter Miami. Long put away a half-volley from the top of the 6-yard box after Tim Parker's re-directed a...

FILE - In this Sunday, March 29, 2020, file photo, a sign welcomes motorists to New York, on the border with Connecticut, near Rye Brook, N.Y. Governors in New York's tri-state region were left scrambling in late October 2020 when virus infection rates in Connecticut and New Jersey climbed high enough to qualify for their own 14-day quarantine requirements. It highlighted a worrying trend in a region that used the list to set itself apart from large swaths of the country and raised questions about whether it was worth keeping. (AP Photo/Seth Wenig, File)

Rising infections complicate rules for New York-area travel

Oct. 28, 2020 4:47 PM EDT

HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) — Rich Collins is trapped in the maze of coronavirus-related travel restrictions in the Northeast. The Rhode Island firefighter has custody of his 5-year-old daughter every other weekend in an agreement with his ex-wife, but he can't bring her to his home because she lives in upstate...

FILE - In this Jan. 29, 2020, file photo, a gambler makes bets on the upcoming Super Bowl at Bally's casino in Atlantic City N.J. The online sports betting company FanDuel will open an in-person sports book at Bally's casino in Atlantic City once the casino's sale to a Rhode Island company is finalized. FanDuel told The Associated Press on Wednesday, Oct. 28, 2020, that it has plans for a temporary sports betting facility in the casino before the end of the year, and will build a permanent sports book on the center of the casino floor next spring. (AP Photo/Wayne Parry, File)

FanDuel to open sports book in Bally's Atlantic City

Oct. 28, 2020 4:35 PM EDT

ATLANTIC CITY, N.J. (AP) — The online sports betting company FanDuel will open an in-person sports book at Bally's casino in Atlantic City once the casino's sale to a Rhode Island company is finalized. When that happens, all nine Atlantic City casinos will have on-location sports books as New Jersey vies...