As legal gambling surges, should schools teach teens about risk?June 2, 2023 GMT
ATLANTIC CITY, N.J. (AP) — As a high school senior, Nick was blessed with a deadly accurate jump shot from the three-point range — something he was quick to monetize.
He and his gym classmates not far from the Jersey Shore would compete to see who could make the most baskets, at $5 or $10 a pop.
JERSEY CITY, N.J. (AP) — Two-time NCAA champion Rose Zhang made her professional debut Thursday on the LPGA Tour, a solid opening round in the Mizuho Americas Open.
Oath Keeper who guarded Roger Stone before Jan. 6 attack gets more than 4 years in prisonJune 1, 2023 GMT
WASHINGTON (AP) — A member of the far-right Oath Keepers extremist group who was part of a security detail for former President Donald Trump's longtime adviser Roger Stone before storming the U.S.
CAMDEN, N.J. (AP) — Nick Nurse inherits a Philadelphia 76ers team in which Joel Embiid blossomed into an MVP, Tyrese Maxey developed into a rising star and James Harden flashed his old All-Star form in the playoffs.
Jets’ Breece Hall working way back after knee injury cut short promising rookie seasonJune 1, 2023 GMT
FLORHAM PARK, N.J. (AP) — Breece Hall still razzes Garrett Wilson about what could've been.
In the New York Jets running back's mind, the AP Offensive Rookie of the Year award absolutely would have been his.
Lawyer arrested in connection with sexual assaults in Boston 15 years ago waives extraditionJune 1, 2023 GMT
JERSEY CITY, N.J. (AP) — A New Jersey man suspected in a series of sexual assaults in Boston that took place about 15 years ago agreed to waive extradition back to Massachusetts during his initial court appearance.
SEATTLE (AP) — George Kirby wanted to atone after getting rocked the last time he stepped on the mound for Seattle. Facing the team he grew up loving only amplified his emotions.
Cal Raleigh made sure Kirby's terrific performance didn't go to waste.
Canha, Carrasco lead Mets to 4-1 win over slumping PhilliesJune 1, 2023 GMT
NEW YORK (AP) — While the New York Mets are finally hitting their stride on the mound, the Philadelphia Phillies are still stumbling at the plate.
Mark Canha homered and drove in four runs to lead Carlos Carrasco and the Mets past the slumping Phillies 4-1 on Wednesday night.
Red Bulls snap long winless skid on road, beat Inter Miami 1-0June 1, 2023 GMT
FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. (AP) — Tom Barlow scored the lone goal of the match shortly after subbing in in the second half and the New York Red Bulls snapped a 10-match winless streak on the road with a 1-0 victory over Inter Miami on Wednesday night.
SEATTLE (AP) — Yankees manager Aaron Boone said “it’s definitely in play,” that the trio of Josh Donaldson, Giancarlo Stanton and Tommy Kahnle could return to New York's active roster this weekend in Los Angeles.
NEW YORK (AP) — Philadelphia Phillies third baseman Alec Bohm is out of the starting lineup for the second time in three games because of left hamstring tightness.
Bohm had an MRI on Wednesday and the Phillies were awaiting the results.
NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — David Poile built the Nashville Predators from the bottom up as their first general manager for the expansion franchise.
Now the man Poile hired as his first coach here has brought back another original Predator.
FLORHAM PARK, N.J. (AP) — Aaron Rodgers could be back fully practicing with the New York Jets on Friday after straining his right calf last week.
The 39-year-old quarterback, acquired last month from Green Bay, was injured while participating in conditioning drills last Tuesday.
Man arrested in connection with rapes in Boston 15 years agoMay 31, 2023 GMT
BOSTON (AP) — Investigators used advanced DNA technology to identify a suspect in a series of sexual assaults in Boston that took place about 15 years ago, law enforcement officials said.
Ex-New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie planning to launch GOP presidential campaign next weekMay 31, 2023 GMT
NEW YORK (AP) — Former New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie is expected to launch a Republican presidential campaign next week in New Hampshire.
Christie, who also ran in 2016, is planning to make the announcement at a town hall Tuesday evening at Saint Anselm College's New Hampshire Institute of Politics, according to a person familiar with his thinking who spoke on condition of anonymity to confirm Christie's plans.
SEATTLE (AP) — Anthony Volpe, Greg Allen and Isiah Kiner-Falefa took care of the heavy lifting early. Aaron Judge provided the final punch.
Judge homered for the third time in two games, Volpe and Allen also went deep and the New York Yankees stretched their winning streak to four with a 10-2 victory over the Seattle Mariners on Tuesday night.
Yankees place Harrison Bader on 10-day IL but get Gold Glove catcher Jose Trevino backMay 31, 2023 GMT
SEATTLE (AP) — The New York Yankees placed outfielder Harrison Bader on the 10-day injured list with a right hamstring injury on Tuesday.
Bader left Monday’s series opener in Seattle in the third inning after beating out an infield single.
Breanna Stewart says return to Seattle with Liberty “feels good, but also very weird”May 31, 2023 GMT
SEATTLE (AP) — Breanna Stewart got right to the point: Returning to Seattle “feels good, but also very weird.”
Stewart was back in Climate Pledge Arena on Tuesday as the New York Liberty faced the Seattle Storm.
Church associate arrested in death of pastor, councilwoman gunned down outside her New Jersey homeMay 30, 2023 GMT
NEW BRUNSWICK, N.J. (AP) — A church associate of a pastor and town councilwoman who was gunned down in her SUV outside her home in February was arrested Tuesday on murder and gun charges, New Jersey prosecutors said.
Anthony Hudson quit as interim head coach of the U.S. men's soccer team on Tuesday, just two weeks before he was to lead the Americans in the CONCACAF Nations League semifinals.
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Bill McGovern, who was an assistant coach for 39 years in the college ranks and in the NFL, has died. He was 60.
UCLA announced McGovern died on Tuesday due to cancer. The family informed the school of his death.
Body of avalanche victim in Washington state recovered after being spotted by volunteerMay 30, 2023 GMT
LEAVENWORTH, Wash. (AP) — Search crews have recovered the body of a climber who was one of three killed in an avalanche on Washington's Colchuck Peak in February.
Christie allies launch super PAC ahead of expected 2024 campaign for the GOP presidential nominationMay 30, 2023 GMT
NEW YORK (AP) — Allies of former New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie have launched a new super PAC to support his expected candidacy for the Republican presidential nomination.
SEATTLE (AP) — Aaron Judge had already done more than his part at the plate with two home runs, a double and a walk.
Robbing a home run with a majestic leaping catch at the wall took an MVP-caliber performance to another level.
Man charged in Ohio slaying of 4, wounding of girl, now charged in 2013 New Jersey killingMay 29, 2023 GMT
CAMDEN, N.J. (AP) — A man charged in an Ohio shooting that killed four people and injured a child earlier this year has now been charged in a slaying in New Jersey a decade ago, authorities said.
Martin Muniz, 41, was charged in Cuyahoga County in January with multiple counts of aggravated murder as well as attempted murder, assault and other charges in a shooting in Cleveland in January.
HIGHLANDS, N.J. (AP) — A 15-year-old boy died and several other victims were taken to hospitals after six people were pulled from the ocean at an unguarded New Jersey beach over the weekend, authorities said.
Former Steelers, Jets running back Le’Veon Bell says he smoked marijuana before gamesMay 29, 2023 GMT
PITTSBURGH (AP) — Former Pittsburgh Steelers and New York Jets running back Le’Veon Bell says he smoked marijuana before playing some NFL games during his career.
“That's what I did,” Bell told Barstool Sports' “Steel Here” podcast which was published Friday.
DENVER (AP) — Ryan McMahon homered for the third straight game and drove in five runs, Charlie Blackmon also went deep and the Colorado Rockies outslugged the New York Mets 11-10 on Sunday.
Rookie Metayer pulls Spirit into 1-1 draw with GothamMay 28, 2023 GMT
WASHINGTON (AP) — Paige Metayer's header in the 69th minute pulled the Washington Spirit into a 1-1 tie with Gotham on Sunday in the National Women's Soccer League.
Brazilian Bruninha scored from distance into the top corner to put Gotham (5-2-2) ahead in the 23rd minute at Audi Field.
More businesses require teens to be chaperoned by adults, curbing their independenceMay 28, 2023 GMT
PARAMUS, N.J. (AP) — Jennifer Sepulveda used to drop off her 14-year-old son, Jorden, at the local mall on a Friday or Saturday night, where he would catch a movie with his friends and then hang out afterwards at the food court or elsewhere.
Morris, Frei lead Sounders to 1-0 victory over Red BullsMay 28, 2023 GMT
SEATTLE (AP) — Jordan Morris ended an eight-match scoreless streak with a first-half goal and Stefan Frei made it stand up in the Seattle Sounders' 1-0 victory over the New York Red Bulls on Saturday night.
DENVER (AP) — Francisco Lindor homered and drove in four runs, leading Max Scherzer and the New York Mets past the Colorado Rockies 5-2 on Friday night.
Brandon Nimmo tripled twice, walked three times and scored three runs during a perfect night at the plate for the Mets, who have won seven of nine following a 6-16 skid.
NEW YORK (AP) — Juan Soto and Fernando Tatis Jr. didn't just hit long two-run homers followed by impressive bat flips. They were making memories.
Each time a player homers for the San Diego Padres, the batter poses in the dugout with the baserunners for a Polaroid that is added to the celebratory wall between the clubhouse and field back at Petco Park.
US cities hope crime strategies keep homicide numbers dropping and prevent summer surgeMay 26, 2023 GMT
CHICAGO (AP) — An expected bump in violent crime this summer has mayors and police officials around the U.S. rolling out familiar strategies of making officers more visible and engaging with community groups, in some cases leaning on civilians to enforce curfews and keep the peace.
Rose Zhang leaves dominant amateur career to turn proMay 26, 2023 GMT
Rose Zhang dominated amateur golf like no other female in the modern game. Now the Stanford star is ready to take on the best.
Zhang announced Friday she is turning pro, ending an amateur career in which the 20-year-old sophomore set the Stanford record with 12 wins — one more than Tiger Woods — in only 20 tournaments.
Alonso hits MLB-best 19th HR, Carrasco gets 1st win as Mets rout Cubs 10-1 to avoid sweepMay 26, 2023 GMT
CHICAGO (AP) — Pete Alonso launched his major league-leading 19th home run and Carlos Carrasco earned his first win this season as the New York Mets routed the Chicago Cubs 10-1 on Thursday to avoid a three-game sweep.
SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — Isaac Wilson is taking his sibling rivalry to the college football field.
Wilson, the younger brother of New York Jets quarterback Zach Wilson, has committed to play the same position at Utah — an in-state rival of his big bro's BYU program.
CHICAGO (AP) — Two-time All-Star Gary Sánchez was designated for assignment Thursday by the New York Mets when they reinstated fellow catcher Tomás Nido from the injured list.
Sánchez went 1 for 6 with three strikeouts and an RBI in three games with New York, looking shaky at times behind the plate.
MANTUA, N.J. (AP) — A police officer who fatally shot a homeowner who had called 911 to report intruders outside his southern New Jersey home has been indicted on a manslaughter charge.
The count against Mantua Township Police Officer Salvatore Oldrati was handed up Tuesday by a state grand jury and was made public Wednesday night.
EAST RUTHERFORD, N.J. (AP) — Less than two months after being acquired in a trade with the Las Vegas Raiders, tight end Darren Waller has impressed his new teammates on the New York Giants.
The 2020 Pro Bowler has worked hard in the meeting rooms and indoor workouts, gotten to know his teammates and tried to fit in as the new guy on a team looking to build off a 9-7-1 season that got them to the playoffs for the first time since 2016.
OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — Brock Vradenburg went 2 for 3, including a program-record tying 22nd double, and Michigan State edged Rutgers 6-4 on Thursday in the Big Ten Tournament.
Marcus Stroman pitches 8 sparkling innings, Cubs beat Mets 4-2May 25, 2023 GMT
CHICAGO (AP) — Tucker Barnhart was behind the plate as Marcus Stroman pitched deep into the night for the Chicago Cubs.
Asked what was working so well, Barnhart offered a succinct observation.
OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — Gabe Swansen hit a game-tying three-run home run, Brice Matthews drew a bases-loaded walk for the go-ahead run and Nebraska scored six runs in the seventh inning to soar past Rutgers 9-7 on Wednesday in an opening-round game of the Big Ten Tournament.
CENTRAL ISLIP, N.Y. (AP) — As friends and family looked on, rapper Fetty Wap on Wednesday apologized for his actions and said he was “exactly where I'm supposed to be,” before a judge sentenced him to six years in federal prison for his role in a New York-based drug-trafficking scheme.
NEW YORK (AP) — Resident physicians who went on strike at New York City’s Elmhurst Hospital Center have reached a tentative deal on the third day of their walkout and will return to work, their union announced Wednesday.
ANAHEIM, Calif. (AP) — Mike Trout is going to tie and pass many greats on his climb up the home run list. Yet, there is something special when for a couple days you can say you are tied with The Yankee Clipper.
NEW YORK (AP) — Michael King makes his living by dotting the corners with 94-95 mph sinkers.
But when the New York Yankees' reliever tried to toss his PitchCom device into the dugout, he couldn't even keep it from sailing into the stands.
NEW YORK (AP) — Aaron Judge has been on such a tear lately — for the last two seasons, really — that nobody in the New York Yankees' dugout was surprised when he saved them in the ninth inning.
The 2022 AL MVP hit a tying homer and rookie Anthony Volpe drove in the winning run with a sacrifice fly in the 10th as the streaking Yankees rallied past the Baltimore Orioles 6-5 on Tuesday night.
CHICAGO (AP) — Christopher Morel took another big swing, and the ball just kept going. All the way to the bleachers at Wrigley Field.
Software engineer who photographed US landmarks for possible attacks gets 12 years in prisonMay 23, 2023 GMT
NEW YORK (AP) — A New Jersey software developer who prosecutors say once photographed landmarks in New York, Boston and Washington, D.C., for possible terrorist attacks was sentenced Tuesday to 12 years in prison by a federal judge who said it seemed he no longer was a danger.
PORTLAND, Maine (AP) — Recent shark bites in Florida and Hawaii and a suspected case in New Jersey have piqued interest in an age-old summer question for beachgoers — is it safe to go in the water?
Rookie quarterbacks will get much of the attention this week when most NFL teams hit the field for non-contact practices.
Twenty teams kicked off their voluntary organized team activities on Monday and 10 more will do so on Tuesday.
A major New York City hospital ignored a star physician's rampant sexual abuse of patients, turning a blind eye to what he was doing to them behind closed exam-doom doors because his thriving pain practice was generating so much money, according to a lawsuit filed Monday.
NORTH WILDWOOD, N.J. (AP) — A bulldozer began moving sand along a stretch of badly eroded beach Monday in a Jersey Shore town where the bitter fight over how to protect its rapidly shrinking shoreline has led to $33 million worth of litigation.
Police: Bystander comes to aid of officer put in chokehold by man during mall struggleMay 21, 2023 GMT
DEPTFORD, N.J. (AP) — A man put a police officer in a chokehold before a bystander came to his aid during a struggle at a New Jersey mall, police said.
Deptford Township police said officers were sent to the Deptford Mall just after 7:30 p.m.
Reyes, Burke lead Red Bulls to 2-1 victory over MontrealMay 21, 2023 GMT
HARRISON, N.J. (AP) — Andrés Reyes and Cory Burke scored first-half goals to lead the New York Red Bulls to a 2-1 victory over CF Montreal on Saturday night.
Reyes gave the Red Bulls (3-4-7) the lead in the 23rd minute with his second goal of the season, scoring unassisted.
NEW YORK (AP) — Pete Alonso tied the game with a grand slam in the seventh inning and Francisco Lindor won it with an RBI single in the 10th as the New York Mets rallied from a 5-0 deficit to beat the Cleveland Guardians 10-9 on Friday night.
Mystics lock down new-look Liberty 80-64 in WNBA openerMay 20, 2023 GMT
WASHINGTON (AP) — Natasha Cloud and Ariel Atkins each scored 14 points and the Washington Mystics beat the new-look New York Liberty 80-64 on Friday night to give longtime assistant Eric Thibault a win in his coaching debut.
American Airlines and JetBlue must abandon their partnership in the Northeast, federal judge rulesMay 20, 2023 GMT
American Airlines and JetBlue Airways must abandon their partnership in the northeast United States, a federal judge in Boston ruled Friday, saying that the government proved the deal reduces competition in the airline industry.