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In this Sunday, July 2, 2017, photo, New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie, right, uses the beach with his family and friends at the governor's summer house at Island Beach State Park in New Jersey. Christie is defending his use of the beach, closed to the public during New Jersey's government shutdown, saying he had previously announced his vacation plans and the media had simply "caught a politician keeping his word." (Andrew Mills/NJ Advance Media via AP)
July 10, 2017 - 2:56 pm
TRENTON, N.J. (AP) — The Latest on Gov. Chris Christie's radio show audition and new poll numbers (all times local): 2:55 p.m. New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie has begun auditioning for a sports talk radio show just hours after the first poll released since his infamous beach photos shows his job...
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In this Sunday, July 2, 2017, photo, New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie, right, uses the beach with his family and friends at the governor's summer house at Island Beach State Park in New Jersey. Christie is defending his use of the beach, closed to the public during New Jersey's government shutdown, saying he had previously announced his vacation plans and the media had simply "caught a politician keeping his word." (Andrew Mills/NJ Advance Media via AP)
July 10, 2017 - 1:33 pm
TRENTON, N.J. (AP) — Voters in a poll released Monday said they were disgusted, angry and outraged by photos of Gov. Chris Christie sunning himself on a beach that was off-limits to the public during a government shutdown. In the first poll released since Beachgate, the Republican governor's...
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July 10, 2017 - 10:34 am
TRENTON, N.J. (AP) — New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie is set to find out what a photo of him hanging out at a beach closed to the public means for his popularity and then audition for a new job. A Monmouth University poll of the governor's popularity will be released Monday afternoon. The Republican...
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July 07, 2017 - 7:34 pm
DALLAS (AP) — Nancy P. Jeffett, who was instrumental in arranging the first network broadcast of women's tennis, has died. She was 88. International Tennis Hall of Fame spokeswoman Anne Marie McLaughlin on Friday confirmed the 2015 inductee's death. A news release said she died peacefully Thursday...
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FILE - In this Sept. 10 2016, file photo, fans watch a junior girls semifinal match as the serve clock winds down on the scoreboard above during the U.S. Open tennis tournament in New York. The U.S. Open will experiment during its qualifying rounds this year with scoreboard clocks to limit how much time elapses between points and how long pre-match warmups or mid-match clothing changes can last. (AP Photo/Darron Cummings, File)
July 06, 2017 - 8:36 pm
The U.S. Open will experiment during its qualifying rounds this year with scoreboard clocks to limit how much time elapses between points and how long pre-match warmups or mid-match clothing changes can last. Also set to be tried out at Flushing Meadows in August's qualifying matches: letting...
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FILE - In this June 12, 2017 file photo, Golden State Warriors forward Kevin Durant reacts after scoring against the Cleveland Cavaliers during the second half of Game 5 of basketball's NBA Finals in Oakland, Calif. A person with knowledge of the situation tells The Associated Press that Durant has agreed to terms on a two-year deal worth about $53 million to remain with the Golden State Warriors. The deal calls for about $25 million in the first year with a player option for the second season. The person spoke on condition of anonymity because the contract cannot be signed until Thursday, July 6, 2017. (AP Photo/Marcio Jose Sanchez, File)
July 06, 2017 - 3:33 pm
The Latest on NBA free agency (all times Eastern): ___ 3:20 p.m. Kevin Durant has another movie coming out next week. Durant has dropped the trailer for "Still KD," which comes out Tuesday and which the Golden State star says is about "a look inside the road to the championship." Durant was a free...
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FILE - In this June 11, 2017, file photo, Phil Mickelson gestures to fans on the 18th hole during the final round of the St. Jude Classic golf tournament, in Memphis, Tenn. Phil Mickelson heads into the next phase of his career with a new caddie on a course marking its comeback from devastating floods in West Virginia. Mickelson will have brother Tim Mickelson on his bag starting Thursday, July 6, 2017, at the Greenbrier Classic in his first tournament since parting ways with his caddie of 25 years, Jim "Bones" Mackay.(AP Photo/Brandon Dill, File)
July 06, 2017 - 2:12 am
The Greenbrier Classic is back. And in one respect, Phil Mickelson is starting over. The Old White TPC at the Greenbrier Resort was devastated by record flooding a year ago in West Virginia that left tournament officials no choice but to cancel the tournament. Golf wasn't the highest priority last...
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July 05, 2017 - 10:51 am
MOSCOW (AP) — Russia says it is far from reaching a deal with FIFA on TV broadcast rights for next year's World Cup. With the tournament a year away, there is still no agreement in place to avoid the embarrassing situation of games not being shown in the host nation. FIFA usually signs deals...
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July 03, 2017 - 5:41 pm
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Jamie Horowitz, who oversaw programming and digital news operations for Fox Sports, was abruptly fired Monday after two years on the job. The move was "fully warranted," Daniel Petrocelli, a lawyer for Fox Sports, said in a statement released Monday by the company. He didn't...
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July 03, 2017 - 5:03 pm
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Fox Sports says that a top executive who oversaw programming and digital news operations has been fired from his role as president of Fox Sports National Networks. Daniel Petrocelli, a lawyer for the network, said in a statement that Jamie Horowitz's termination on Monday was...
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