Posts Tagged New Jersey

Former NBA player George seeks new fraud trial

NEWARK, N.J. (AP) — A former NBA player convicted of wire fraud in an alleged real estate Ponzi scheme is seeking to have his conviction thrown out and claiming prosecutorial misconduct, among other allegations.

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Giants first-round pick Beckham close to playing

New York Giants quarterback Eli Manning (10) leaves the field after an NFL football game against the Washington Redskins in Landover, Md., Thursday, Sept. 25, 2014. The Giants defeated the Redskins 45-14. (AP Photo/Alex Brandon)

EAST RUTHERFORD, N.J. (AP) — The New York Giants suddenly-potent offense may soon have another weapon for Eli Manning.

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Stafford, Tate lead Lions over Jets 24-17

Detroit Lions quarterback Matthew Stafford celebrates after scoring on a touchdown run against the New York Jets during the second half of an NFL football game, Sunday, Sept. 28, 2014, in East Rutherford, N.J. (AP Photo/Frank Franklin II)

EAST RUTHERFORD, N.J. (AP) — Calvin Johnson ran around a little, made a couple of plays and watched from the sideline a lot more than he’s used to.

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Jockey Juarez injured in spill at Monmouth Park

OCEANPORT, N.J. (AP) — Jockey Nik Juarez was sent to a hospital for observation after he was thrown from his mount during the eighth race at Monmouth Park on Sunday, just hours after he was honored as the track’s top apprentice rider.

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Jets’ Nelson, Pryor leave with injuries vs. Lions

EAST RUTHERFORD, N.J. (AP) — New York Jets wide receiver David Nelson and safety Calvin Pryor left the game against the Detroit Lions on Sunday with injuries.

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