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On a crisp fall afternoon in November of 1869, on a field in New Brunswick, Rutgers University beat Princeton in the first collegiate football game ever played. It wasn’t exactly football as we know it. Probably more like a cross between Australian rules rugby and Bavarian log rolling. There were no helmets, just a brown doily-looking thing they wore on their heads (if they wore anything at all). They drank warm beer and all had mustaches. And so did the men. Since then, sporting events in New Jersey have been second to none. From the Toms River Little League World Champions to the three-time Giants Super Bowl winners, New Jersey has been the go-to destination for fantastic games, matches, races and contests.

You’ve got your Giants and Jets at one end and the Eagles on the other. You have the Phillies here and the Yankees and Mets there. Maybe that’s what Ben Franklin had in mind when he described New Jersey as a barrel tapped at both ends. Wherever your loyalties lie, you have to agree that New Jersey sports fans are passionate. And lucky. In addition to the professional football and baseball teams we support, you can eNJoy hometown Nets basketball and Red Bulls soccer (Yes, we have a team named after an energy drink. What’s next, the Mountain Dew Devils?) Oh, and those would be the Stanley Cup Champion New Jersey Devils. We have eight minor league baseball teams and the Trenton Devils hockey team. Lacrosse, horse racing, auto racing, and golf.

Participation in New Jersey sports has never been higher. Triathlons, marathons, 5K races… surfing, bicycling, tennis and fishing. Our diverse terrain offers oceans, rivers, beaches, hills, mountains and flatlands.

And, of course, when the leaves are falling and the air turns cooler, you can still catch a Rutgers or Princeton football game. They no longer play each other but at least they don’t wear doilies on their heads.


Philadelphia Eagles

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Eagles Agree To Terms With Entire Draft Class
by Chris McPherson
9 May 2018 at 5:00pm
On the eve of the rookies arriving in Philadelphia for the Rookie Camp, the Eagles agreed to terms on four-year contracts with the entire draft class: tight end Dallas Goedert, cornerback Avonte Ma...
RB Matt Jones: An NFL Up-And-Down Story
by Dave Spadaro
9 May 2018 at 2:58pm
The Eagles signed running back Matt Jones on Wednesday, adding him to a very talented offensive backfield and, long story short, taking a flier on a player who has had a startling fall from grace in his career. Will a new home and a new offense ...
Eagles Celebrate Super Bowl With Limited Edition Commemorative Wine
9 May 2018 at 10:55am
In honor of the team?s first Super Bowl, Eagles fans will have the opportunity to celebrate the team?s unforgettable 2017 season with the launch of ?Championship Red,? a limited edition Central Coa...
New Jersey Devils

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New Jersey Nets

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NBArank top 10: Predicting the absolute best players this season
20 Sep 2018 at 9:48pm
Giannis or KD? Steph or LeBron? Here's our forecast for the 10 best players in the NBA this season.
Davis inks with LeBron agent, to meet with Pels
23 Sep 2018 at 5:16pm
Five-time All-Star Anthony Davis has signed with Klutch Sports, which represents LeBron James. Davis has two years and $52 million left on his contract with the Pelicans.
Sources: Wolves' Towns agrees to $190M deal
23 Sep 2018 at 7:18pm
All-Star center Karl-Anthony Towns has agreed to a 5-year, $190 million super-max extension with the Timberwolves, sources told ESPN's Adrian Wojnarowski.
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Women's Basketball: Seton Hall 45 vs Rutgers 53, (F)
13 Dec 2016 at 7:00pm
Seton Hall @ Rutgers. Piscataway, N.J.
Men's Basketball: Fairleigh Dickinson vs Rutgers , 12/14/16 7:00 PM ET
14 Dec 2016 at 7:00pm
Fairleigh Dickinson @ Rutgers. RAC
Women's Basketball: Temple vs Rutgers , 12/17/16 2:00 PM ET
17 Dec 2016 at 2:00pm
Temple @ Rutgers. Piscataway, N.J.