Stories by Dennis Waszak Jr.

Friday, July 18, 2014

Big names still on NFL's unemployment line

With NFL training camps about to open, several big-name players are still unemployed, waiting anxiously, wondering when - or if - they'll get a call.
By Dennis Waszak Jr.

Thursday, June 5, 2014

Astros take prep pitcher No. 1 overall

The Houston Astros had the No. 1 pick again, and this time, they took a pitcher polished beyond his years.
By Dennis Waszak Jr.

Tuesday, Jan. 28, 2014

Moreno returns home for Super Bowl

Denver running back Knowshon Moreno is back home this week and preparing for the biggest game of his life in the Super Bowl.
By Dennis Waszak Jr.

Saturday, Dec. 14, 2013

Perseverance helps guide Jets tight end

New York Jets tight end Zach Sudfeld could have easily walked away from football a few times. Many people told him he should have. But he didn't. Not even close.
By Dennis Waszak Jr.

Sunday, Oct. 20, 2013

Controversial penalty sets up win for Jets

EAST RUTHERFORD, N.J. - After a new rule gave New England a penalty and Nick Folk another chance, he booted a 42-yard field goal with 5:07 left in overtime to give the New York Jets a 30-27 victory.
By Dennis Waszak Jr.

Thursday, June 6, 2013

Houston takes local as first pick in draft

Houston selected the hard-throwing Stanford pitcher Mark Appel with the top choice in the Major League Baseball draft Thursday night, a year after passing on the hometown kid.
By Dennis Waszak Jr.

Sunday, March 3, 2013

Female kicker has brief tryout at combine

FLORHAM PARK, N.J. - Lauren Silberman lined up for a kick at NFL history, took a deep breath and booted the football. It barely went anywhere, traveling 19 yards, and she grabbed at her right leg.
By Dennis Waszak Jr.

Friday, Dec. 28, 2012

Jets coach wants to stay put

New York Jets coach Rex Ryan denied a report that he'd welcome being fired if significant changes aren't made to personnel.
By Dennis Waszak Jr.

Saturday, Dec. 22, 2012

Virginia lineman returns to lend a hand

Oday Aboushi then returned to Staten Island to lend a hand to nearly 1,000 residents in need of food, clothing and supplies.
By Dennis Waszak Jr.

Friday, Nov. 23, 2012

New England Patriots romp to win

Brady threw three touchdown passes and ran for a score as the Patriots thoroughly embarrassed the Jets with a 35-point second quarter in a 49-19 victory Thursday night.
By Dennis Waszak Jr.

Tuesday, Oct. 9, 2012

Jets still searching for answers

Some of the New York Jets' biggest flaws were on dispaly in their 23-17 loss to the Houston Texans on Monday night.
By Dennis Waszak Jr.

Wednesday, Sept. 12, 2012

Jets might expand Tebow's role

Steelers coach Mike Tomlin knows better, though, than to brush off Tim Tebow's presence only in a wildcat package.
By Dennis Waszak Jr.

Monday, Aug 27, 2012

Jets downplay offensive futility

New York quarterbacks Mark Sanchez and Tim Tebow insist they're not concerned despite the Jets not having reached the end zone this preseason.
By Dennis Waszak Jr.

Sunday, Aug 19, 2012

Jets' offense has been sputtering

NEW YORK — Things were supposed to look a lot different for the New York Jets' offense. So far, this year’s Jets look a lot like last year’s — and that’s not a good thing.
By Dennis Waszak Jr.

Friday, Aug 17, 2012

It's faith, family, football for Tebow

The most important call of Tim Tebow's day comes far away from the huddle.
By Dennis Waszak Jr.

Monday, June 4, 2012

Astros take shortstop first

The Houston Astros selected 17-year-old slugging shortstop Carlos Correa with the No. 1 pick Monday night, making him the first player from Puerto Rico to lead off the draft.
By Dennis Waszak Jr.

Tuesday, May 29, 2012

Jaspers ready to face 'big boys'

No matter where it was going to be sent for the NCAA baseball tournament, Manhattan College expected to draw a tough opening-round opponent.
By Dennis Waszak Jr.

Wednesday, April 25, 2012

Top 2 picks in NFL Draft are set

NEW YORK - Andrew Luck knows exactly where he's heading, and so does Robert Griffin III.
By Dennis Waszak Jr.

Wednesday, March 7, 2012

Where will Manning end up?

Rex Ryan's Jets need leadership in a lost locker room. The Dolphins are looking for stability at a position that has been a revolving door since Dan Marino retired.
By Dennis Waszak Jr.

Thursday, Feb. 16, 2012

Gamecocks are loaded in baseball again

South Carolina already holds a special spot in college baseball history. After back-to-back College World Series titles, the Gamecocks will take a swing at becoming one of the sport's rare dynasties.
By Dennis Waszak Jr.

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Setback for health care law

WASHINGTON - A federal appeals court has delivered a serious setback to President Barack Obama's health care law, potentially derailing subsidies for many low- and middle-income people who have ...
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