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New York Giants matriarch Ann Mara dies at 85

In this Feb. 4, 2008, file photo, Ann Mara, the widow of former New York Giants' owner Wellington Mara, is interviewed after getting off a team bus at Giants Stadium Stadium in East Rutherford, N.J. Mara, the matriarch of the NFL's New York Giants for the past 60 years, died Sunday, Feb. 1, 2015. She was 85. (AP Photo/Rich Schultz, File)

EAST RUTHERFORD, N.J. (AP) — Ann Mara, the matriarch of the NFL’s New York Giants for the past 60 years, has died. She was 85.

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Despres’ OT goal rallies Penguins over Devils 2-1

The head of Pittsburgh Penguins defenseman Kris Letang (58) goes back during an altercation with New Jersey Devils right wing Dainius Zubrus, back, of Lithuania, during the second period of an NHL hockey game, Friday, Jan. 30, 2015, in Newark, N.J. Also seen are goalie Marc-Andre Fleury (29) and center Maxim Lapierre (40). Zubrus was sent to the penalty box after the scuffle. (AP Photo/Julio Cortez)

NEWARK, N.J. (AP) — Defenseman Simon Despres scored 2:21 into overtime and the Pittsburgh Penguins rallied late and beat the New Jersey Devils 2-1 on Friday night.

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Dawson has 17 and 11, Michigan State beats Rutgers 71-51

PISCATAWAY, N.J. (AP) — Brenden Dawson had 17 points and 11 rebounds and Michigan State used a 20-2 run to start the second half to roll over Rutgers 71-51 on Thursday night in a game that was postponed earlier in the week by the threat of a blizzard in New Jersey.

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Devils need to climb big hill to avoid another bad year

NEWARK, N.J. (AP) — With less than half the season to go, the New Jersey Devils are in danger of missing the playoffs for the third straight year and for the fourth time in five.

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