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Eagles grounded by own mistakes against Giants, 4 turnovers

Nov. 28, 2021 19:04 PM EST

EAST RUTHERFORD, N.J. (AP) — The Philadelphia Eagles seemingly had everything in front of them after winning two straight and three of the last four. They were back in the playoff hunt and had a schedule that featured only one game against a team with a winning record....

Giants' defense smothers Eagles 13-7, gets 3 picks

Nov. 28, 2021 17:54 PM EST

EAST RUTHERFORD, N.J. (AP) — On a day the team retired the No. 92 jersey of Hall of Famer Michael Strahan, the New York Giants' defense appropriately make life miserable for the Philadelphia Eagles. The defense intercepted Jalen Hurts three times, forced four turnovers...

Jets place RB Carter on IR, WR Davis doubtful vs. Texans

Nov. 27, 2021 18:40 PM EST

FLORHAM PARK, N.J. (AP) — The New York Jets placed rookie running back Michael Carter on injured reserve with a high ankle sprain, sidelining him for at least the next three games. The team also downgraded wide receiver Corey Davis from questionable to doubtful Saturday...

Maryland beats Rutgers, bowl bound for 1st time since 2016

Nov. 27, 2021 17:21 PM EST

PISCATAWAY, N.J. (AP) — Shortly after securing their first bowl berth since 2016, Maryland players and coaches gathered in the end zone with a massive video screen at SHI Stadium behind them and took a team photograph with the score of their 40-16 win over Rutgers showing. ...

Wrong-way crash leaves 2 children dead, 3 people injured

Nov. 27, 2021 10:04 AM EST

NORTH BRUNSWICK, N.J. (AP) — A Thanksgiving Day crash involving a police cruiser and a vehicle traveling the wrong way on a central New Jersey highway left two children dead and three people injured, according the state Attorney General’s Office. The accident occurred...

Chris Christie aims to shape future for GOP and for himself

Nov. 27, 2021 08:22 AM EST

NEW YORK (AP) — Chris Christie is everywhere. The former New Jersey governor and onetime Republican presidential candidate denounced “conspiracy theorists” during a September appearance at the Ronald Reagan Library in California. He followed up with a speech this...

Josi's goal, assist lead Predators over Devils 4-2

Nov. 26, 2021 21:31 PM EST

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Roman Josi and Alexandre Carrier each scored and had an assist to lead the Nashville Predators over the New Jersey Devils 4-2 on Friday night. Philip Tomasino and Mikael Granlund also scored and Juuse Saros made 23 saves for Nashville, winners of...

Jets' Quincy Williams making his own name as fierce tackler

Nov. 26, 2021 18:45 PM EST

FLORHAM PARK, N.J. (AP) — Quincy Williams has been tackling his way out of his younger brother's massive shadow for years. The New York Jets linebacker, who's almost 16 months older than teammate and sibling Quinnen, was the “other” Williams brother through high...

Barkley says coaches asked players for input on offense

Nov. 26, 2021 18:29 PM EST

EAST RUTHERFORD, N.J. (AP) — The firing of Jason Garrett as New York Giants offensive coordinator isn't going to drastically change the way the team plays when it has the ball. Star running back Barkley admitted Friday there might be a few new wrinkles on offense and...

Rutgers to host Maryland with a bowl berth on the line

Nov. 26, 2021 16:40 PM EST

PISCATAWAY, N.J. (AP) — While neither Maryland nor Rutgers have played a postseason game in a while, the two Big Ten Conference schools are going to get a taste of one Saturday. Scarlet Knights (5-6, 2-6 Big Ten) and Terrapins (5-6, 2-6) will play for bowl eligibility...