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Dach scores shootout winner, Blackhawks beat Devils 2-1

Dec. 6, 2019 11:14 PM EST

NEWARK, N.J. (AP) — Kirby Dach was a young man with a plan before his first NHL shootout attempt. The third overall pick in this year's draft roofed a shot in the fifth round to lift the Chicago Blackhawks over the New Jersey Devils 2-1 Friday night. “I had three moves in my head," the 18-year-old...

Jones misses third straight practice, Manning likely starter

Dec. 6, 2019 5:54 PM EST

EAST RUTHERFORD, N.J. (AP) — Daniel Jones missed his third straight practice Friday because of a sprained right ankle, making it likely Eli Manning will return as the New York Giants starting quarterback on Monday night against the Philadelphia Eagles. Jones was hurt Sunday in a loss to the Green Bay...

Jets' Adams doubtful, Bell questionable vs. Dolphins

Dec. 6, 2019 5:52 PM EST

FLORHAM PARK, N.J. (AP) — The New York Jets will likely be without Jamal Adams and Brian Poole in their secondary against Miami. Their backfield could also be missing Le'Veon Bell, who was sent home Friday with an illness that sidelined him for two practices. Adams was officially listed as doubtful for the...

Ex-boyfriend pleads guilty in helpful-homeless-man scam

Dec. 6, 2019 2:25 PM EST

MOUNT HOLLY, N.J. (AP) — A New Jersey man pleaded guilty Friday to a state charge stemming from a scheme that raked in more than $400,000 in online donations with a phony story about a homeless man helping a stranded woman. Mark D'Amico pleaded guilty in state Superior Court in Burlington County to...

Jets' Anderson believes he's top-5 WR when he gets chances

Dec. 5, 2019 9:23 PM EST

FLORHAM PARK, N.J. (AP) — Robby Anderson believes he's one of the NFL's top wide receivers — even if the numbers this season don't necessarily show it. He has 36 catches for 546 yards and three touchdowns for the New York Jets, not exactly eye-popping production. But Anderson has come on lately...

Giants' Barkley hoping to break 100-yard drought vs Eagles

Dec. 5, 2019 5:29 PM EST

EAST RUTHERFORD, N.J. (AP) — The combination of playing the Philadelphia Eagles and Eli Manning returning at quarterback for the New York Giants might be what gets Saquon Barkley a much-sought 100-yard game rushing. The NFL offensive rookie of the year last season, Barkley has not rushed for 100 yards...

Long awaited indoor ski slope debuts at New Jersey megamall

Dec. 5, 2019 5:12 PM EST

EAST RUTHERFORD, N.J. (AP) — An indoor ski slope that has been the most visible feature of the long-delayed American Dream megamall in New Jersey for more than a decade has finally opened. Olympic downhill champion Lindsey Vonn took the first official run down the 1,000-foot slope Thursday. Mall owner...

Lawsuit: McCarrick victim told pope of sex abuse in 1988

Dec. 5, 2019 3:47 PM EST

NEWARK, N.J. (AP) — A man claims in a lawsuit filed under a recently enacted New Jersey law that he told Pope John Paul II in 1988 about being sexually abused as a child by the priest who would become Cardinal Theodore McCarrick but that the Vatican did nothing — claims he also made in a lawsuit...

Aiming for debate, Booker appeals directly to Harris voters

Dec. 5, 2019 3:44 PM EST

DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — Democratic presidential candidate Cory Booker, facing the prospect of not qualifying for this month's debate, made a direct appeal on Thursday to supporters of former rival Kamala Harris. He tried to make the case that he is now the lone contender able to appeal to the diverse group...

Dolphins, Jets motivated to finish dismal seasons strong

Dec. 5, 2019 1:29 PM EST

EAST RUTHERFORD, N.J. (AP) — Ryan Fitzpatrick and the Miami Dolphins are in a much different spot than they were the last time they faced the New York Jets. Last month, they were one of the league's midseason laughingstocks, still looking for their first victory of the season. Then they went out and...