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  • Pat Shurmur: 'Don't sleep on Teddy Bridgewater'

    Pat Shurmur is happy to see Jets QB Teddy Bridgeawter having success after first-hand view of knee injury, grueling rehab with Vikings.

    Pat Shurmur was standing just a few feet from Teddy Bridgewater when the young Vikings quarterback suffered one of the most gruesome injuries ever seen in a NFL practice.

    Two years later, both Shurmur and Bridgewater have relocated to New Jersey, and they will be on opposite sites Friday as Giants head coach and Jets quarterback...


  • Trump leaves New Jersey with an unexpected guest on board Air Force One

    President Donald Trump again spent the weekend at his Bedminster golf club.

    WASHINGTON -- President Donald Trump ended his weekend stay at his Bedminster golf course Sunday afternoon, departing Morristown Airport with a one-time rival aboard Air Force One.

    U.S. Sen. Rand Paul, R-Ky., had made an unannounced trip to New Jersey during the weekend and was spotted boarding the plane by the reporters who travel with the president.

    The White House did not immediately...


  • K-pop boy band VAV opens U.S. tour in Jersey City

    Fans started lining up outside White Eagle Hall early in the day.

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    VAV, the South Korean boy band, opened its U.S. tour in Jersey City Friday night with a stop at White Eagle Hall.

    Judging from their Instagram page, they spent time in New York City and further up the Jersey side of the Hudson for a photo shoot with the Empire State Building centering the city skyline in the background.

    In Jersey City, meanwhile, fans started lining up...


  • Didi Gregorius injury stains Yankees win over Blue Jays

    Yankees shortstop Didi Gregorius got hurt and went to the hospital during a 10-2 win over the Blue Jays at Yankee Stadium on Sunday.

    NEW YORK -- Yankees manager Aaron Boone did what he always does, planting himself at the bottom of the dugout steps, leaning on the railing and fixing his attention on the field.

    But if at least part of his mind was in Manhattan's West Side, it would be understandable.

    The departure of shortstop Didi Gregorius from a 10-2 win over the...


  • 1 killed after vehicle hits utility pole in South Jersey crash

    The violent crash killed one person in Burlington County on Sunday morning

    One person died in a Burlington County crash early Sunday morning, according to police.

    Two vehicles were driving northbound on Route 73 between Church Road and Atrium Way just after midnight when they collided, causing one of the vehicles to crash into a utility pole, authorities said.

    The person in the vehicle which hit the pole and reportedly overturned several times, was pronounced dead...


  • Yankees' Didi Gregorius hurt, goes to hospital (UPDATED)

    Yankees shortstop Didi Gregorius was pulled after a collision in Sunday's game against the Blue Jays at Yankee Stadium.

    Updated 3:13 p.m.

    Yankees shortstop Didi Gregorius was heading to a nearby hospital for further tests on his bruised left heel, the team said.

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    NEW YORK -- The Yankees pulled shortstop Didi Gregorius with an apparent injury during a game against the Blue Jays at Yankee Stadium on Sunday afternoon.

    Manager Aaron Boone lifted Gregorius before the...


  • 58th annual Puerto Rican Heritage Parade held in Jersey City (PHOTOS)

    Music was blaring and spirits were high as thousands turned out to show their Puerto Rican-pride.

    JERSEY CITY -- A little bit of rain certainly wasn't going to stop the 58th Puerto Rican Heritage Parade.

    The parade, following a day of festivities on Saturday, made its way from Lincoln Park to City Hall Sunday afternoon.

    Music was blaring and spirits were high as thousands turned out to show their Puerto Rican-pride.

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  • Stop tapping the brakes on NJ Transit reform, Governor

    Gov. Murphy wanted an NJT overhaul. The Senate handed it to him 11 weeks ago. So get on with it already.

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    Dire staffing shortages at NJ Transit are now a public obsession: Riders, lawmakers, and agency managers all know more engineers and conductors are needed to drag the nation's largest commuter railroad out of the ditch it has occupied for years.

    But no one is talking about NJT's leadership vacuum, which can be remedied as soon as Gov....


  • Looks like it's his starting job to lose

    The New York Jets and quarterback Sam Darnold play the New York Giants on Friday night at MetLife Stadium in NFL preseason Week 3 action.


  • WATCH: Jets' Sam Darnold highlights from Day 15 of camp

    New York Jets quarterback Sam Darnold is battling Josh McCown and Teddy Bridgewater for the Week 1 starting job. The Jets are in their final week of training camp and are preparing for their third preseason game against the Giants at MetLife Stadium on Friday, August 24, 2018 (8/24/18).

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    The Jets on held their final open practice of the preseason - and 15th day of training camp practice overall - on Sunday. 

    It was one of Darnold's first...


  • How Yankees avoided a catching catastrophe

    Yankees catcher Austin Romine was out of Sunday's lineup, with Kyle Higashioka slated to start in his place after Romine took a foul tip to the face mask ...

    NEW YORK -- Early Sunday morning, Yankees catcher Austin Romine, it at least appeared, was in good spirits and of sound mind.

    Asked how he felt, Romine picked up his head and smiled.

    "I feel good," he said. "How do you feel?"

    Romine wasn't in the lineup for Sunday's game against the Blue Jays at Yankee...


  • School board candidate who posted racist rants on Facebook withdraws from race

    A man who was running for a seat on the Monroe Township Board of Education has dropped out of the race after his Facebook posts where he called black people "monkeys" and "useless wastes of life" surfaced.

    The school board candidate who posted racist remarks on his Facebook page between 2013 and 2016 has removed himself from the race, a statement posted Saturday on Facebook confirmed. 

    Richard Jankowski, 51, of Williamstown, dropped out of the race for a seat on the...