Date archive for April, 2013
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By Justin O'Connell On Tuesday, April 30th, 2013
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NEW YORK JETS & PLAY 60 WRAP UP

40 sixth graders live’s were changed this past Wednesday, when Play 60 and the New York Jets teamed up to show the kids from Chatham and LC Johnson Middle Schools, how much fun being active can be. Not only were More...

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By Gregg Snyder On Tuesday, April 30th, 2013
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MARIANO RIVERA OFF TO VINTAGE START IN FINAL SEASON

(Patrick McDermott/Getty Images) Prior to the 2013 season, the greatest closer in baseball history announced this would be his final year. Yankees closer Mariano Rivera is a legend, not only in pinstripes, but in More...

The Knicks are one win from advancing to the next round.
By Greg Rappaport On Tuesday, April 30th, 2013
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KNICKS RETURN TO GARDEN HOPING TO FINISH OFF CELTICS

The Knicks are one win from advancing to the next round. It took one overtime period for it to be determined that the proud-minded Boston Celtics would not fall victim to a sweep at the hands of their Atlantic More...

Logan Ryan was the first of a record seven Scarlet Knights selected in the 2013 NFL Draft. (Mandatory Credit: Charles LeClaire-US PRESSWIRE)
By Gregg Snyder On Tuesday, April 30th, 2013
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RUTGERS FOOTBALL: RECAP OF 2013 NFL DRAFT AND UNDRAFTED FREE AGENT SIGNINGS

Logan Ryan was the first of a record seven Scarlet Knights selected in the 2013 NFL Draft. (Mandatory Credit: Charles LeClaire-US PRESSWIRE) The 2013 NFL Draft was held last week and over the weekend in New York More...

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By Matthew Hochberg On Tuesday, April 30th, 2013
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NETS WIN, CLING TO HOPE

(COREY SIPKIN/NEW YORK DAILY NEWS) The Brooklyn Nets have survived at least a couple more days in their first-round playoff matchup against the Chicago Bulls. Two days after coughing up a 14 point lead in their More...

By Gina Sorce On Monday, April 29th, 2013
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BOOMER & CARTON BY MORNING, SCRANTON BY AFTERNOON: HOW THE HELL DID WE PULL THIS OFF?

February 14, 2013 started off as your average Valentine’s Day for a single girl. I woke up and decided against acknowledging the significance of the “holiday.” Instead, I was way too excited to leave the next More...

Devils GM Lou Lamoriello can prepare for the NHL Draft with his team not in the playoffs this year. (Bruce Bennett/Getty Images)
By Tim Purcell On Monday, April 29th, 2013
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DEVILS LOSE SEASON FINALE IN “UGLY” FASHION; EXCITED ABOUT DRAFT DAY

Devils GM Lou Lamoriello can prepare for the NHL Draft with his team not in the playoffs this year. (Bruce Bennett/Getty Images) On Saturday, The New Jersey Devils squared off with their hated rival, New York Rangers, More...

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By Steven Farkas On Monday, April 29th, 2013
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SKY BLUE DOWNS THE SPIRIT 2-1, STAY UNDEFEATED

(Photo by: Cynthia Hobgood) Sky Blue FC won their second game Saturday night in Washington.  This time they actually scored the goals themselves instead of counting on the other team to put the ball in their own More...

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By Katie Boushie On Monday, April 29th, 2013
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HOW TO PREVENT OVERUSE AND BURNOUT IN YOUTH ATHLETICS

Organized youth sports are becoming more and more popular every year. Currently, there are approximately 45 million children and adolescents participating in organized athletics in the United States. Each year around More...

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By Joe Clewell On Monday, April 29th, 2013
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RANGERS SHUTOUT DEVILS, READY FOR CAPS IN PLAYOFFS

Jared Wickerham/Getty Images As promised, the New York Rangers went all out in the final game of the regular season, and it paid off big time as they shutout the New Jersey Devils with a convincing 4-0 victory. More...

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By Jessica Guerra On Sunday, April 28th, 2013
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MONTCLAIR STATE BASEBALL SWEEPS NEW JERSEY CITY UNIVERSITY IN FINAL NJAC GAMES

After a six game losing streak, the Montclair State Red Hawks baseball team managed to regain momentum as they traveled to Jersey City this morning to take on the Gothic Knights in a doubleheader. In game one, first More...

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By Jessica Guerra On Sunday, April 28th, 2013
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IMMACULATA PRODUCT, THEO RIDDICK, DRAFTED BY DETROIT LIONS IN SIXTH ROUND OF 2013 NFL DRAFT

(Photo – Icon SMI) Just shy of his 22nd birthday, Theo Riddick was drafted by the Detroit Lions this afternoon in the sixth round of the 2013 NFL Draft. Theo Riddick, known for his tremendous impact on the More...