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Webb will be targeted replacing Eli Apple at cornerback

Sep. 21, 2018 5:28 PM EDT

EAST RUTHERFORD, N.J. (AP) — New York Giants cornerback B.W. Webb is going to be targeted by the Houston Texans this weekend. It's a given. Starting cornerback Eli Apple is going to miss the game with a hamstring injury and Webb seemingly is going to replace him in the starting lineup. That gives Texans...

Sheriff recorded making racial remarks resigns

Sep. 21, 2018 5:08 PM EDT

NEWARK, N.J. (AP) — The sheriff of New Jersey's most populous county resigned Friday amid mounting pressure from his own party after a recording surfaced in which he made derogatory remarks about blacks and about the state's first Sikh attorney general. A spokesman for Bergen County Sheriff Michael Saudino...

76ers set to turn promising season into must-see TV

Sep. 21, 2018 2:55 PM EDT

CAMDEN, N.J. (AP) — Ben Simmons is set to turn the 76ers into must-see TV. But he hopes to have another smash hit off the court. NBC has given a script commitment to "Brotherly Love," loosely based on the life of the Aussie-born NBA rookie of the year. Deadline described the pitch like this: "Brotherly...

Woman who drove across airport runways now facing charges

Sep. 21, 2018 10:51 AM EDT

TETERBORO, N.J. (AP) — Authorities say a New York woman who breached security at a New Jersey airport and drove her car across two runways has been charged with criminal trespass and other counts. Port Authority police say 31-year-old Ciara Schultz, of Ballston Spa, followed an authorized vehicle through...

Sheriff won't resign, says he's sorry for racial remarks

Sep. 20, 2018 11:52 PM EDT

NEWARK, N.J. (AP) — A New Jersey sheriff recorded making disparaging remarks about blacks and the state's first Sikh attorney general apologized Thursday night for his comments but didn't heed a call from Gov. Phil Murphy to step down. In a statement released by a spokesman, Bergen County Sheriff Michael...

The Latest: Sheriff sorry for racial remarks, won't resign

Sep. 20, 2018 11:16 PM EDT

NEWARK, N.J. (AP) — The Latest on a New Jersey sheriff's racial remarks that were recorded (all times local): 11:15 p.m. A New Jersey sheriff recorded making disparaging remarks about blacks and the state's first Sikh attorney general has apologized but won't resign. In a statement emailed by a spokesman...

Odell Beckham Jr. upset with losing and frequent PED tests

Sep. 20, 2018 5:52 PM EDT

EAST RUTHERFORD, N.J. (AP) — Odell Beckham Jr. is sick of losing and frustrated with seemingly being asked to take tests every other week by the NFL for performance-enhancers. Beckham tweeted about the tests Thursday before the Giants (0-2) practiced for Sunday's game in Houston against the Texans (0-2)....

APNewsBreak: FanDuel to pay out disputed $82K football bet

Sep. 20, 2018 5:16 PM EDT

ATLANTIC CITY, N.J. (AP) — Upon further review, a New Jersey man will get his full $82,000 payout on a disputed $110 sports bet. And several other gamblers who made similar bets at wildly inflated odds will also be paid in full, FanDuel said Thursday. The online sports betting company said it will pay...

Trump backs 'outstanding' Webber in House race vs. Sherrill

Sep. 20, 2018 4:41 PM EDT

TRENTON, N.J. (AP) — President Donald Trump weighed in Thursday on one of the most watched House races in this year's election to endorse Republican Assemblyman Jay Webber over Democrat Mikie Sherrill. Trump narrowly won the northern New Jersey's 11th District — situated just north of his golf club...

No instant end to New Jersey's takeover of Atlantic City

Sep. 20, 2018 3:48 PM EDT

ATLANTIC CITY, N.J. (AP) — Democrat Phil Murphy campaigned for governor of New Jersey in part on a promise to end the state takeover of Atlantic City, the cash-strapped seaside gambling resort whose assets and major decision-making power were seized by his Republican predecessor, Chris Christie. But after...