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New Jersey track brings sports bets to New York’s doorstep

Saturday, July 14th, 2018

A northern New Jersey horse racing track has brought legal sports betting to New York City's doorstep. The Meadowlands Racetrack in East Rutherford began taking sports bets on Saturday morning. The track is located in the sports complex where the NFL's New York Giants and New York Jets play, about 6 miles (10 kilometers) from New York.

New Jersey track brings sports bets to New York’s doorstep

Saturday, July 14th, 2018

A northern New Jersey horse racing track has brought legal sports betting to New York City's doorstep. The Meadowlands Racetrack in East Rutherford began taking sports bets on Saturday morning. The track is located in the sports complex where the NFL's New York Giants and New York Jets play, about 6 miles (10 kilometers) from New York.

FanDuel announces sportsbook at Meadowlands

Thursday, July 12th, 2018

FanDuel announced Thursday that it will open the first legal sportsbook on the grounds of an NFL stadium at the Meadowlands Sports Complex in New Jersey on Saturday. FanDuel said its 5,300-square-foot sportsbook will become part of the Meadowlands Racetrack. The track is next to MetLife Stadium, which is the home of the New York Jets and New York Giants.

Players union challenges NFL’s new anthem protest policy

Tuesday, July 10th, 2018

The NFL Players Association filed a grievance Tuesday against the league's new national anthem policy, approved by club owners in May in response to criticism from US President Donald Trump. Players have the option of staying in the locker room while the anthem is played under the policy, which was approved without input from the players because pre-game operations do not fall under the collective bargaining agreement between the union and the NFL. "The union's claim is that this new policy, imposed by the NFL's governing body without consultation with the NFLPA, is inconsistent with the collective bargaining agreement and infringes on player rights," the union said in a statement.

Josh McCown has nothing but praise for Sam Darnold, who is trying to take his job

Monday, July 9th, 2018

Sam Darnold’s biggest cheerleader seems to be the guy whose job he might take. New York Jets quarterback Josh McCown had a good season last year, and re-signed with the Jets in the offseason. The Jets also traded up to the third overall pick of the draft and selected Darnold out of USC.

Jets believe Darron Lee is seeing things faster in third season

Monday, July 2nd, 2018

The Jets took defensive players in the first round of the draft every year from 2010 to 2017 and the results have been a mixed bag. Quinton Coples, Dee Milliner and Calvin Pryor never lived up to expectations and the final verdict is still out on recent picks Leonard Williams and Jamal Adams. Linebacker Darron Lee, the top pick in 2016, falls into that final group as well, although his first impressions haven’t been quite as positive.

Training camp reporting dates for all 32 teams

Thursday, June 21st, 2018

The end of offseason programs around the league last week have all 32 teams looking forward to training camp and the start of the push to the regular season. All 32 teams have now announced the reporting dates for training camp. Many teams will have

Jets WR Anderson receives probation for reckless driving

Thursday, June 21st, 2018

New York Jets receiver Robby Anderson received six months probation after pleading no contest to a misdemeanor reckless driving charge in South Florida, multiple outlets reported Thursday. Anderson settled all the charges from two arrests that occurred over an eight-plus month span. The felony reckless driving charge was downgraded to a misdemeanor in early April.

Josh McCown explains what Father’s Day is all about with touching Twitter thread

Sunday, June 17th, 2018

Josh McCown had the best one of the best Twitter threads of Father’s Day on Sunday. Hopefully, you and your family are having a pleasant Father’s Day. This heartwarming story from New York Jets quarterback Josh McCown will probably make it a little better.

Jets’ Claiborne a happy father after newborn’s health scare

Saturday, June 16th, 2018

Morris Claiborne was in the middle of a walkthrough practice last summer when he got the call - finally - that he was eagerly anticipating. A New York Jets trainer had the cornerback's cellphone and was tasked with letting him know if and when Claiborne's now-wife Jennifer was heading to the hospital. ''I remember I saw the trainer walking on the field and he gave me, like, a look,'' Claiborne recalled in an interview with The Associated Press at the family's home.