Sports

Leagues seek to stop sports betting

The NCAA, NFL and other major professional sports leagues filed a motion in court for restraining order to prevent New Jersey from offering sports betting this weekend. Gov. Chris Christie signed legislation Friday that partially repealed the law prohibiting sports…

Sports betting advances in New Jersey

TRENTON – Acting to remove legal obstacles in the effort to bring sports betting to New Jersey, the Senate today approved legislation sponsored by Senator Raymond Lesniak (D-Union), Senator Jim Whelan (D-Atlantic) and Senator Joseph Kyrillos (R-Monmouth) that would explicitly…

Hoffman tops 500-save threshold

by Ira Thor for NJCUGothicKnights.com CAMDEN, NJ | Three-time All-New Jersey Athletic Conference goalkeeper Brittany Hoffman (McMurray, PA/Peters Township) surpassed the 500-save threshold for her career and her nine stops, including a penalty kick save, kept the New Jersey City University women’s…

Wardlaw-Hartridge soccer star trains at Real Madrid Academy

Diogo Ferreira of Hillside, a junior at The Wardlaw-Hartridge School in Edison, enjoyed the opportunity of a lifetime, a dream for any young soccer player who aspires to play at the professional level. The Wardlaw-Hartridge soccer standout was invited to…

Clark opens registration for fall recreation programs

Registration for basketball is now taking place at the Clark Township municipal office building, located at 430 Westfield Avenue. Players may mail in registration forms, come in person to the municipal office building, or deliver applications to the recreation department…

Growing support for Senator Raymond Lesniak’s effort to override Governor Chris Christie’s veto of legislation to legalize sports betting in New Jersey may have prompted the GOP administration to flip flop on the issue. A major casino workers union and the state…

N.J. Attorney General Bars Prosecution of Sports Betting

David Gialanella, From New Jersey Law Journal The fight over legalization of sports betting in New Jersey, seemingly over months ago when the U.S. Supreme Court declined to hear the issue, is going another round. In a rare formal opinion,…

Work in Progress Jets Face Tough Early Season Schedule

The New York Jets kick off their 2014 NFL regular season schedule with a home date against the Oakland Raiders on Sunday afternoon. The Jets, who are pegged as 5.5-point favorites over the Raiders in NFL betting at www.sportsbettingsites.tv, will…

RWJ Rahway Foundation will host 31st Annual Golf Classic

RAHWAY — RWJ Rahway Foundation will host its 31st Annual Golf Classic on Monday, Sept. 15, beginning at 10:30am, at the Echo Lake Country Club, Westfield. Rick Parker, a foundation trustee, said that the honorary golf chairman is Jim O’Connor, national practice leader for…

Lesniak seeking to override Christie’s veto of sports betting legislation

TRENTON – The active support of the casino workers union and the AFL-CIO will provide a boost to Senator Raymond Lesniak’s effort to override Governor Chris Christie’s veto of legislation that would legalize sports betting in New Jersey, the Union…