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Army-Navy at Meadowlands, with 20th anniversary of 9/11

Dec. 01, 2021 20:14 PM EST

EAST RUTHERFORD, N.J. (AP) — As coaches and players from Army and Navy walked into MetLife Stadium on Wednesday, the backdrop was the skyline of New York City. One of college football's biggest rivalries will return to the Meadowlands for the first time since 2002 when...

Jets' Riley a sudden starter motivated by loss of Army buddy

Dec. 01, 2021 19:13 PM EST

FLORHAM PARK, N.J. (AP) — Elijah Riley's journey back home — and through the NFL — began with one of the saddest moments of his young life. The New York Jets safety was a freshman defensive back at Army five years ago when he received the stunning news his teammate...

Hate crime trial of former NJ police chief ends in mistrial

Dec. 01, 2021 18:53 PM EST

CAMDEN, N.J. (AP) — A retrial in the hate-crime case against a former New Jersey police chief ended without a verdict Wednesday. A federal judge declared a mistrial after jurors couldn't reach a verdict in the trial of Frank Nucera, the former police chief of...

Editorial Roundup: New York

Dec. 01, 2021 18:18 PM EST

New York Post. November 29, 2021. Editorial: New Yorkers shouldn’t have to pay SEVEN TIMES the cost for their schools as other cities As New Yorkers know better than anyone, everything costs more here. But seven times more? Alas, yes — at least...

Daniel Jones practices on limited basis despite neck injury

Dec. 01, 2021 15:58 PM EST

EAST RUTHERFORD, N.J. (AP) — New York Giants quarterback Daniel Jones practiced on a limited basis despite a strained neck and he hopes to play this weekend against the Dolphins in Miami. “I think it’s just sore,” Jones said Wednesday after a short workout....

Woman charged in wrong-way crash that killed 2 children

Dec. 01, 2021 10:29 AM EST

NORTH BRUNSWICK, N.J. (AP) — A woman authorities say was driving the wrong way when she crashed into a police cruiser on Thanksgiving Day, killing two children in her vehicle and injuring three people in the cruiser, has been charged with aggravated manslaughter. ...

Fugitive sex offender sentenced for not registering

Dec. 01, 2021 08:44 AM EST

RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — A New Jersey man who was a fugitive for nearly two years and who was captured in North Carolina has been sentenced to more than three years in prison for failure to register as a sex offender, according to a federal prosecutor. According to court...

Devils sign center Jack Hughes to 8-year, $64M extension

Nov. 30, 2021 22:56 PM EST

NEWARK, N.J. (AP) — The New Jersey Devils have locked up their best player until the end of the decade, signing center Jack Hughes to an eight-year, $64 million contract extension. General manager Tom Fitzgerald announced the signing Tuesday afternoon, hours before the...

Timo Meier scores twice in Sharks' 5-2 win over Devils

Nov. 30, 2021 22:40 PM EST

NEWARK, N.J. (AP) — Sharks' leading scorer Timo Meier scored twice, James Reimer made 32 saves and San Jose defeated the New Jersey Devils 5-2 on Tuesday night. Noah Gregor, Jacob Middleton and Erik Karlsson also scored for the Sharks, who have started their five-game...

AP source: Giants' Jones has neck injury, may miss next game

Nov. 30, 2021 19:36 PM EST

EAST RUTHERFORD, N.J. (AP) — A person familiar with the situation has told The Associated Press that New York Giants quarterback Daniel Jones has a neck injury and his status for Sunday’s game against the Miami Dolphins is uncertain. The person spoke on condition of...