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NFL Endorses Federal Legislation To Protect Student Athletes

EAST RUTHERFORD – As Super Bowl Week kicks off in New Jersey, U.S. Senator Robert Menendez and U.S. Congressman Bill Pascrell, Jr. Monday accepted the National Football League’s public endorsement of legislation they’ve introduced to help protect student-athletes from the dangers of sports-related concussions.

NJ Division of Consumer Affairs Reminds Fans to Avoid Scams As Big Game Approaches

NEWARK – With Super Bowl XLVIII fast approaching, the New Jersey Division of Consumer Affairs reminded New Jersey sports fans, and those planning on coming to the Garden State for the big game, to beware of opportunistic scams that have…

Rahway HS Relay Team Posts Fastest Time In The Nation This Season

Rahway High School’s Sprint Medley Relay team composed of Harlan Clarke, Thorne Roberts, Jordan Scott, and Deshawne Bunion set a record for the fastest time in the nation for this event for this season at the Holiday Relay Carnival on December 30 at the Jersey City Armory. (Photo credit: http://armorytrack.com)

RAHWAY — During the recent holiday break, Rahway High School Track Team members won at three events, the Spiked Shoe Invitational at New York Armory on Dec. 23, the Marine Corps Holiday Relay held on Dec. 27, also at the New York Armory, and the Holiday Relay Carnival on Dec. 30 at the Jersey City Armory.

James Madison High School Wins Benedictine Academy’s Christmas Tournament

Pictured are Benedictine Academy Head Basketball Coach Mike Jones, Madison H.S. Coach Gene Milenno, Varsity MVP Gabby Fuchs of Madison H.S., and Dr. Rose Battaglia. Battaglia, who coached varsity basketball at Benedictine Academy from 1954-58, was honored on the final night (Dec. 29) of the 2013 tournament. Battaglia’s record while coaching at the Academy was 36-4. The 1954-55 BA varsity basketball team was undefeated, with a 12-0 record. (Photo courtesy of Benedictine Academy)

ELIZABETH— James Madison High School of Madison won the first place Varsity Tournament Green Division championship title in the Dr. Rose Marie Battaglia Christmas Basketball Tournament on Dec. 29, 2013 defeating David Brearley High School of Kenilworth, 37-15. The annual…

Playball For Miracles Makes Donation To Playground Project

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UNION COUNTY — On a very cold night last weekend, Playball for Miracles turned over their final donation for 2013. Organizer Erin Kelly-McGuinness presented a check for $750 to new New Jersey Fireman’s Benevolent Association President Ed Donnelly for Sandy Ground, Where Angels Play.

Maddux, Thomas, Glavine Recommended By Blogger Organization For Cooperstown

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RUSSELLVILLE, AR — The Baseball Bloggers Alliance today recommends three players from the official Hall of Fame ballot to be inducted into Cooperstown this summer. Pitchers Greg Maddux and Tom Glavine, most closely associated with the Atlanta Braves, and long-time Chicago White Sox first baseman/designated hitter Frank Thomas reached the 75% threshold when BBA members cast their ballots.

NJ Assembly Passes Resolution Asking MLB To Honor Roberto Clemente

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TRENTON – The General Assembly Thursday approved a resolution sponsored by Assembly Democrats Angel Fuentes and Annette Quijano calling on Major League Baseball to retire the number 21 in honor of the life and career of legendary baseball player Roberto Clemente.