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Interview with N.Y. Jets hopeful and Verona High School graduate Dan DePalma

Interview with N.Y. Jets hopeful and Verona High School graduate Dan DePalma
BY VIRGINIA CITRANO

No matter who they cheer for on Sundays in the fall, a lot of people in Verona have been paying attention lately to the Jets, because a 2007 graduate of Verona High School has been working for a chance at the NFL team. Dan DePalma joined the Jets as an undrafted free agent in late July when the lockout ended, and has been working hard ever since to make the team. The wide receiver was a standout in the preseason opener against the Houstan Texans, and last night, at the Meadowlands against the Philadelphia Eagles in the last preseason game, DePalma had the best yardage of any of his teammates.

 

Former Penn State football player enters political arena

Former Penn State football player enters political arena
BY BOB HOLT
NEWJERSEYNEWSROOM.COM

It has been nearly 11 years since Penn State freshman cornerback Adam Taliaferro suffered a spinal cord injury making a tackle against Ohio State on Sept. 23, 2000.

Tali...

Why does MetLife's deal pay for N.J. sports marketing?

Why does MetLife's deal pay for N.J. sports marketing?
BY JOE FAVORITO
NEWJERSEYNEWSROOM.COM
ON N.J. SPORTS MARKETING

The cynical will look at the announcement of the new stadium naming rights deal for the Meadowlands with MetLife and wonder when their premi...

Monmouth football looks for opening day victory against Lehigh

Monmouth football looks for opening day victory against Lehigh
BY JEREMY SCHILLING
NEWJERSEYNEWSROOM

Lehigh University (0-0) at Monmouth University (0-0)

Saturday, September 3, 2011

1pm – Kessler Field, West Long Branch, New Jersey

Radio: 1160AM, 1310AM, shoresportsne...

2011 Rutgers football schedule: A first look

2011 Rutgers football schedule: A first look
BY BOB HOLT
NEWJERSEYNEWSROOM.COM

Rutgers will begin the 2011 schedule with its 142nd season of college football Thursday, Sept. 1 when the Scarlet Knights host North Carolina Central.

Scarletknights.com...

Michael Vick's salary now ranks with Tom Brady and Peyton Manning

Michael Vick's salary now ranks with Tom Brady and Peyton Manning
BY BOB HOLT
NEWJERSEYNEWSROOM.COM

It’s safe to say that Michael Vick’s career has come full circle.

Two years ago Vick met with NFL commissioner Roger Goodell about being officially reinstated into the N...

Careers in sports and the value of a college education in the N.Y. area

Careers in sports and the value of a college education in the N.Y. area
BY JOE FAVORITO
NEWJERSEYNEWSROOM.COM
ON N.J. SPORTS MARKETING

Ok I’m a bit biased, as I both graduated from and worked at my alma mater, Fordham University in The Bronx, New York. However a piece by the...

'Warrior' movie and UFC, Fox Octagon deal show MMA is gaining in popularity

'Warrior' movie and UFC, Fox Octagon deal show MMA is gaining in popularity
BY JERRY MILANI
NEWJERSEYNEWSROOM.COM

The sport of mixed martial arts (MMA) got a big boost toward mainstream this past Thursday when the UFC and Fox announced a multi-platform deal that will finally br...

Roger Federer and Rafael Nadal reflect on 9/11 U.S. Open

Roger Federer and Rafael Nadal reflect on 9/11 U.S. Open
BY BOB HOLT
NEWJERSEYNEWSROOM.COM

For the first time since the United States experienced the attacks of 9/11/2001, the men’s finals of this year’s US Open will fall on that exact date.

And the New York D...

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