• Today in History

    Today is Wednesday, August 26, the 238th day of 2015. There are 127 days left in the year.

  • Jets sign tight end LaCosse, D-lineman Walls waived-injured

    FLORHAM PARK, N.J. (AP) — The New York Jets have signed rookie tight end Matt LaCosse, and waived-injured rookie defensive lineman Davon Walls.

  • Presidents Cup to reduce number of matches

    EDISON, N.J. (AP) — The PGA Tour agreed Monday to reduce by four the number of matches in the Presidents Cup, giving the event its fewest matches since it began in 1994.

  • Giants’ shaky offense not a big worry for Manning, Coughlin

    EAST RUTHERFORD, N.J. (AP) — Eli Manning and the Giants starting offense have been a preseason dud so far, but bad numbers haven’t bothered the quarterback and coach Tom Coughlin.

  • Geno Smith shows his injured jaw to assistant special teams coach Steve Hagen as the New York Jets practice Monday, Aug, 24, 2015, in Florham Park, NJ. Smith is back at the practice field for the first time since being sidelined with a broken jaw after a teammate punched him nearly two weeks ago. (John Munson/The Star-Ledger via AP)

    Geno Smith at Jets practice for 1st time since jaw broken

    FLORHAM PARK, N.J. (AP) — Geno Smith is working his way back to playing. For now, a visit to practice counts as progress for the New York Jets quarterback.

  • This photo provided by Ocean County Prosecutor's Office shows Steven Sheerer.  Sheerer, the owner of the home where Rosie O’Donnell’s missing teen daughter was found earlier this week has been arrested for allegedly having inappropriate online communications with the 17-year-old girl, authorities announced Saturday, Aug. 22, 2015. He faces charges of child endangerment and distribution of obscenity to a minor.  (Ocean County Prosecutor's Office via AP)

    Prosecutor: Man sent nude pic to Rosie O’Donnell’s daughter

    TOMS RIVER, N.J. (AP) — The owner of a home where comedian Rosie O’Donnell’s teenage daughter was found last week sent the girl a nude photo, according to a criminal complaint released Monday.

  • Middleburg edges Special Envoy in Cliff Hanger at Monmouth

    OCEANPORT, N.J. (AP) — Favored Middleburg edged Special Evoy by a neck as Mr. & Mrs. Bertram R. Firestone saw their runners finish 1-2 in the $100,000 Cliff Hanger Stakes at Monmouth Park on Sunday.

  • Jacksonville Jaguars' Bernard Pierce (30) breaks a tackle by New York Giants' Jeromy Miles (25) during the first half of a preseason NFL football game Saturday, Aug. 22, 2015, in East Rutherford, N.J. (AP Photo/Adam Hunger)

    Giants hit with more injuries, safety Bennett Jackson out

    EAST RUTHERFORD, N.J. (AP) — New York Giants starting safety Bennett Jackson suffered a major knee injury against the Jacksonville Jaguars and will be lost for the season, the latest injury that has ravaged the team’s most inexperienced position.

  • Flood getting close to picking Scarlet Knights quarterback

    PISCATAWAY, N.J. (AP) — Rutgers coach Kyle Flood is taking longer than expected to choose his starting quarterback.

  • New York Giants kicker Josh Brown, right, boots a field goal during the second half of a preseason NFL football game against the Jacksonville Jaguars, Saturday, Aug. 22, 2015, in East Rutherford, N.J. (AP Photo/Bill Kostroun)

    Bortles and Jags’ offense looks ready, Eli and Giants not

    EAST RUTHERFORD, N.J. (AP) — Blake Bortles had another impressive preseason outing for Jacksonville, leading the Jaguars to three field goals in his only drives in a 22-12 loss to the New York Giants on Saturday night.