• Ohio State forward  Keita Bates-Diop (33) looks to pass over Rutgers guard Omari Grier (31) during the first half of an NCAA college basketball game Saturday, Feb. 13, 2016, in Piscataway, N.J. (AP Photo/Mel Evans)

    Bates-Diop’s double-double leads Ohio State Past Rutgers

    PISCATAWAY, N.J. (AP) — Thad Matta felt his Ohio State team had higher intensity in its morning practice than in its afternoon game, but that did not stop the Buckeyes from controlling the majority of play against Rutgers.

  • In this Nov. 5, 2014, file photograph, U.S. Sen. Cory Booker answers a question from students as he visits his childhood school, Harrington Park School, in Harrington Park, N.J. In his first book, “United,” Booker traces his political rise from a councilman in Newark to the mayor to the U.S. Senate through stories about the people he learned from or was inspired by along the way. (AP Photo/Mel Evans, File)

    Sen. Cory Booker uses book to trace story of political rise

    TRENTON, N.J. (AP) — In his first book, “United,” Sen. Cory Booker traces his political rise from a councilman in Newark to the mayor to U.S. senator through stories about the people he learned from or was inspired by along the way.

  • Welton scores 24, St. Peter’s beats Niagara 72-59

    JERSEY CITY, N.J. (AP) — Quadir Welton had 24 points and 11 rebounds, Antwon Portley added 21 points and six boards and St. Peter’s beat Niagara 72-59 on Friday night.

  • New Jersey man gets prison sentence in New Mexico fraud case

    ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — A New Jersey man has been sentenced to 18 months in federal prison in a New Mexico fraud case involving ATM skimming devices.

  • Giants hire former Lions general manager for front office

    EAST RUTHERFORD, N.J. (AP) — The New York Giants have hired former Detroit Lions general manager Martin Mayhew as their director of football operations/special projects.

  • Beason retires, Schwartz and Beatty released by Giants

    EAST RUTHERFORD, N.J. (AP) — The New York Giants have started to restructure their roster for their first season under coach Ben McAdoo.

  • Republican presidential candidate, New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie thanks supporters during a primary night rally in Nashua, N.H., Tuesday, Feb. 9, 2016. (AP Photo/Charles Krupa)

    The Latest: Bush: NH voters pushed ‘pause’ on GOP race

    COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) — Here’s the latest on the 2016 presidential race as Republican and Democratic candidates head from New Hampshire to South Carolina and beyond. All times local:

  • Democratic presidential candidate Sen. Bernie Sanders, I-Vt., left, waves to media and supporters after a breakfast meeting with Al Sharpton at Sylvia's Restaurant, Wednesday, Feb. 10, 2016, in the Harlem neighborhood of New York. Sanders defeated former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton on Tuesday in the New Hampshire primary. (AP Photo/Seth Wenig)

    For Donald Trump, for one night, there was so much winning.

    COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) — Hoping for survival in the South, a muddled field of Republican presidential contenders descended Wednesday on South Carolina, no closer to clarity about who can stand between Donald Trump and their party’s nomination.

  • Former New Jersey Devils star goalie Martin Brodeur, left, looks on with his family as the Devils retire Brodeur's number 30 jersey before an NHL hockey game against the Edmonton Oilers Tuesday, Feb. 9, 2016, in Newark, N.J. (AP Photo/Mel Evans)

    Boucher leads Devils over Oilers 2-1 on Brodeur’s big night

    NEWARK, N.J. (AP) — Reid Boucher set up a goal and scored the game-winner 7:13 into the third period, and the New Jersey Devils edged the Edmonton Oilers 2-1 after retiring Martin Brodeur’s jersey in a rousing ceremony Tuesday night.

  • New York Jets coach Todd Bowles fills 3 vacancies on staff

    FLORHAM PARK, N.J. (AP) — New York Jets coach Todd Bowles has filled three vacancies on his staff, including promoting John Scott Jr. from defensive quality control coach to assistant defensive line coach.