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New Jersey casinos pass pre-pandemic revenue levels in April

May. 16, 2022 16:07 PM EDT

ATLANTIC CITY, N.J. (AP) — New Jersey’s casinos, horse tracks that offer sports betting and the online partners of both types of gambling outlets won $422 million from gamblers in April, up 20% from a year earlier, figures released Monday show. And the casinos’ core business,...

Minjee Lee hangs on, wins LPGA Founders Cup over Thompson

May. 15, 2022 17:32 PM EDT

CLIFTON, N.J. (AP) — The way LPGA scoring leader Minjee Lee has been playing, winning was only a matter of time. The title came in the Cognizant Founders Cup on Sunday after a final round in which the Australian wasn't playing her best. Lee made her only three...

Final round of LPGA Founders Cup delayed an hour by fog

May. 15, 2022 10:04 AM EDT

CLIFTON, N.J. (AP) — The start of the final round of the Cognizant Founders Cup was delayed by an hour because of fog. Playing off both the front and back nines, the first groups at the $3 million event at the Upper Montclair Country Club teed off at 8:22 a.m. Minjee...

Minjee Lee takes 1-shot lead into last round of Founders Cup

May. 14, 2022 20:13 PM EDT

CLIFTON, N.J. (AP) — Minjee Lee seemed to be more worried about finishing her third round on a dreary, rainy day than keeping the lead at the Cognizant Founders Cup. The 25-year-old LPGA Tour scoring leader did both Saturday moving within a round of posting her first win of the...

Giants sign 6 draft picks, including two 1st-rounders

May. 14, 2022 17:54 PM EDT

EAST RUTHERFORD, N.J. (AP) — The New York Giants have signed six of their 11 draft picks, including first-round selections, edge rusher Kayvon Thibodeaux of Oregon and tackle Evan Neal of Alabama. The Giants announced the signings Saturday after holding a rookie minicamp at their...

Bear sought after attack on NJ woman heading to check mail

May. 14, 2022 11:37 AM EDT

LAFAYETTE TOWNSHIP, N.J. (AP) — Authorities say a woman was taken to a hospital after she was attacked by a black bear as she walked down a New Jersey road to check her mail. The New Jersey Department of Environmental Protection said the attack happened at about 4:30 p.m. Wednesday...

Gas prices jump again in NJ, around nation

May. 14, 2022 09:49 AM EDT

TRENTON, N.J. (AP) — Gas prices took another big jump in New Jersey and around the nation as oil prices continued their rise. AAA Mid-Atlantic says the average price of a gallon of regular gas in New Jersey on Friday was $4.50, up 13 cents from last week. Drivers were paying $3.05...

Minjee Lee takes 3-shot lead in LPGA Tour's Founders Cup

May. 13, 2022 19:40 PM EDT

CLIFTON, N.J. (AP) — The only only thing missing from Minjee Lee’s resume this year is a victory and the best scorer on the LPGA Tour took a big step toward that in the second round of the Cognizant Founders Cup. Lee flirted with the best round on tour this season before settling...

Americans bet $125B on sports in 4 years since legalization

May. 13, 2022 13:28 PM EDT

ATLANTIC CITY, N.J. (AP) — Americans have bet more than $125 billion on sports with legal gambling outlets in the four years since a U.S. Supreme Court ruling cleared the way for all 50 states to offer it. On Saturday's anniversary of the decision in a case brought by New Jersey,...

Long's calf injury appears relatively minor, Struber says

May. 12, 2022 22:35 PM EDT

WHIPPANY, N.J. (AP) — American defender Aaron Long's calf injury appears to be relatively minor, according to New York Red Bulls coach Gerhard Struber. The 29-year-old center back left Tuesday night's 3-0 win at D.C. United in a U.S. Open Cup round of 32 match because of calf...