Category: Sports

Includes all forms of competitive physical activity or games.

ROONEY: Schiano’s comp package is “offensive” for a publicly-subsidized university

TRENTON, N.J. – The entire world of college sports is talking about Greg Schiano’s return to Rutgers football. What has some New Jersey taxpayers talking is whether a $32 million, mostly-guaranteed 8-year deal is appropriate at a taxpayer-subsidized state university. Read More

45 years later, Trump should learn from Ali’s rope-a-dope triumph

By Matt Rooney _ It happened 45 years ago today, Save Jerseyans – October 30, 1974 – when a then-record world audience was captivated by a legendary sporting event remembered as ‘The Rumble in the Jungle.’ Underdog Muhammad Ali knocked Read More

Murphy greets returning U.S. women’s soccer team at Newark Airport

NEWARK, N.J. – Sports and politics intersected today in North Jersey. The virulently anti-Trump U.S. women’s soccer team – fresh off of their 2-0 weekend world cup victory – returned to Newark Liberty Airport on Monday and were greeted by Read More