'Blatantly Illegal': NYAG Submits Cease-And-Desist Over Nassau County Transgender Athlete Ban 'Blatantly Illegal': NYAG Submits Cease-And-Desist Over Nassau County Transgender Athlete Ban
'Blatantly Illegal': Nyag Submits Cease-And-Desist Over Nassau County Transgender Athlete Ban An executive order on Long Island banning transgender women and girls from participating in sports at public facilities was given five days to be rescinded, according to New York State Attorney General Letitia James. “This executive order is transphobic and blatantly illegal.” On Friday, March 1, just over a week after Nassau County Bruce Blakeman issued an executive order prohibiting transgender women (those assigned male at birth) from playing in women’s sports, James — who had quickly condemned the act — officially submitted a cease-and-desist against the order. Original Report:&nbs…
Championship-Winning Cheerleading Team From Putnam County Celebrated By Lawmakers Championship-Winning Cheerleading Team From Putnam County Celebrated By Lawmakers
Championship-Winning Cheerleading Team From Putnam County Celebrated By Lawmakers A championship-winning cheerleading team from a Hudson Valley high school got the chance to celebrate their impressive accomplishment with local lawmakers at the New York State Capitol.  The Putnam County cheerleading team, the Putnam Valley Tigers, was invited to Albany by Assemblyman Matt Slater, Rep. Mike Lawler, and Sen. Rob Rolison on Tuesday, Feb. 27 to celebrate their first-ever state championship win.  The Tigers, who won the 2023 New York State Cheerleading Championship on Sunday, Nov. 5, received much praise from elected officials. "As a community, we are inspired by th…
Middle Schooler Spurs Viral Video With Game-Winning Basket In South Jersey Middle Schooler Spurs Viral Video With Game-Winning Basket In South Jersey
Middle Schooler Spurs Viral Video With Game-Winning Basket In South Jersey A middle school student from Haddonfield hit a half-court shot at the buzzer to win a game against Washington Township. A video of the shot by seventh-grader Sara Guveiyian went viral on ESPN's top 10 for the day. View this post on Instagram A post shared by Daily Voice NJ (@dailyvoicenewjersey) NBC10 says the teams were tied at 37 in the final four of the ICBL Girls Basketball League on Sunday, Feb. 25 when Sara stole the ball. She then launches the shot from half-court, and sinks it. The Bulldawgs are headed to the championships, and…
Hillsdale's Livvy Dunne Gets Times Square Billboard Hillsdale's Livvy Dunne Gets Times Square Billboard
Hillsdale's Livvy Dunne Gets Times Square Billboard Livvy Dunne can add "Times Square billboard" to her list of accomplishments. The Bergen County native and college gymnast is the new brand ambassador for Nautica, an apparel brand.  The campaign kicked off with a billboard of Dunne, who was raised in Hillsdale, which the gymnast unveiled on her Instagram on Sunday, Feb. 25. View this post on Instagram A post shared by Olivia Dunne (@livvydunne) As a brand ambassador, Dunne will be wearing apparel from the company's spring line. @nautica Off duty style never looked so good @Olivia…
Lucky Lottery Player Wins 'Seats For 20 Years' At Baltimore Ravens Games Lucky Lottery Player Wins 'Seats For 20 Years' At Baltimore Ravens Games
Lucky Lottery Player Wins 'Seats For 20 Years' At Baltimore Ravens Games The Ravens Flock is going to be one deeper for at least the next 20 years.  Thomas Humphries will be seeing the world through purple-colored glasses for at least the next two decades after being announced as the winner of Maryland Lottery's "Seats for 20 Years" event on Wednesday. Nearly a million entries were made by fans vying to secure their spot at M&T Bank Stadium, and the Nottingham native was the lucky winner, landing himself club seats to every home game through 2044.  Congratulations to Thomas Humphries, who won Ravens season tickets for 20 years! pic.twitter.com/…
Video Of Lynn Trans Basketball Player Injuring Female Opponent Goes Viral Video Of Lynn Trans Basketball Player Injuring Female Opponent Goes Viral
Video Of Lynn Trans Basketball Player Injuring Female Opponent Goes Viral A girls' basketball player in Lynn, Massachusetts, who was allegedly born male has sparked controversy after a video of them wrenching the ball from a female opponent causing an injury has gone viral.  The Thursday, Feb. 8 game between KIPP Academy in Lynn and Collegiate Charter in Lowell ended in a forfeit after Collegiate Charter's coach pulled his team from competition after multiple injuries had "depleted" his team's bench, the school said in a press release.  KIPP Academy has declined to answer questions about the unnamed player's gender, though multiple outlets have rep…
Trans Swimmer Smashes Another Record For Ramapo College Sparking Controversy Trans Swimmer Smashes Another Record For Ramapo College Sparking Controversy
Trans Swimmer Smashes Another Record For Ramapo College Sparking Controversy Meghan Cortez-Fields has clocked yet another record for the Ramapo College women's swim team. But not without controversy. The senior athlete switched from the men's team to the women's team after transitioning from male to female. Back in November, she set her first record for the women's team, drawing controversy. Last Friday, Cortez-Fields finished 7th overall (2:10.76) at the NJAC Swimming and Diving Championships at the University of Maryland in College Park and advanced to the finals, finishing in fifth place at 2:08:20. That's a new record. And Riley Gaines, a former Universi…
Eagles' Jason Kelce Returns To Sea Isle City For Autism Charity Fundraiser Eagles' Jason Kelce Returns To Sea Isle City For Autism Charity Fundraiser
Eagles' Jason Kelce Returns To Sea Isle City For Autism Charity Fundraiser A star offensive lineman for the Philadelphia Eagles took a winter trip to the Jersey Shore to support a great cause. Eagles center Jason Kelce took part in the 16th Annual Mike’s Seafood Run Walk for Autism in Sea Isle City. The charity event was held on Saturday, Feb. 17. JASON KELCE WE LOVE YOU! Thanks for coming & supporting! Posted by Mike’s Seafood Run Walk for Autism on Saturday, February 17, 2024 The Super Bowl LII champion is a familiar face in Sea Isle City. He and his wife Kylie own a beach house in the city. Kelce has also hosted three summer fundraisers …
Meet Figure Skater Gracie Gold, Olympic Medalist, In Ridgewood Meet Figure Skater Gracie Gold, Olympic Medalist, In Ridgewood
Meet Figure Skater Gracie Gold, Olympic Medalist, In Ridgewood Gracie Gold, who won a bronze medal in figure skating at the 2014 Winter Olympics, is ready to tell her story in Bergen County. Gold is signing copies of her new book "Outofshapeworthlessloser," at Bookends in Ridgewood on Sunday, Feb. 18 at 2 p.m. The book chronicles Gold's rise to being America's Sweetheart after her medal winning performance in Sochi, where she was profiled in magazines and baked cookies with Taylor Swift, according to a synopsis. View this post on Instagram A post shared by Gracie Gold (@graciegold95) But while Gold was e…
Super Bowl Champ Rocks 100-Carat Diamond Necklace Designed By Totowa Phenom Jeweler On Kimmel Super Bowl Champ Rocks 100-Carat Diamond Necklace Designed By Totowa Phenom Jeweler On Kimmel
Super Bowl Champ Rocks 100-Carat Diamond Necklace Designed By Totowa Phenom Jeweler On Kimmel Well, it's certainly a conversation piece. Mecole Hardman, the Kansas City Chiefs player who made the Super Bowl LVIII-winning catch, sported his 100-carat diamond necklace made by a New Jersey jeweler popular among professional athletes in the post-game interview on "Jimmy Kimmel Live!" Mecole Hardman and Al Bekdas. Al Bekdas Hardman's necklace by Al Bekdas. Al Bekdas The flashy chain made by New Milford native Al Bekdas of Labelle Jewelry in Totowa — known by his clients simply as "Al the Jeweler" — features three jets, the main one of which opens up to reveal an action figur…
Watch Hometown Player's Buzzer-Beater Shot That Scored Monmouth U's Comeback Win Watch Hometown Player's Buzzer-Beater Shot That Scored Monmouth U's Comeback Win
Watch Hometown Player's Buzzer-Beater Shot That Scored Monmouth U's Comeback Win A hometown basketball player is getting national attention for his "miracle" half-court buzzer-beater to lead Monmouth University to an improbable victory. West Long Branch native Xander Rice scored 37 points in Monmouth's 88-87 home win over Campbell University on Thursday, Feb. 15. ARE YOU KIDDING ME?!?!?!?!XANDER RICE BANKS ONE IN TO WIN IT AT THE BUZZER!!!@MonmouthBBall || #FlyHawks pic.twitter.com/ZSSDiFqvUu — Monmouth Hawks (@MonmouthHawks) February 16, 2024 The Patrick School alum was 13 for 23 from the field and eight for 12 on three-pointers, but no shot was more clutch than t…
Pickleball Pandemonium: Largest Facility In NJ Opening In Passaic County Pickleball Pandemonium: Largest Facility In NJ Opening In Passaic County
Pickleball Pandemonium: Largest Facility In NJ Opening In Passaic County The fast growing sport that has gripped the country is coming to Passaic County next year. Sportime Pickleball announced it has signed a lease to open Sportime Pickleball Wayne at Willowbrook Plaza in the spring of 2025. Sportime said this will be the largest facility in the state. The 50,000 square foot space will include 20 indoor courts, a stadium court, a concession stand and spaces for events, including national tournaments.  Sportime said it is looking to open more locations in the Garden State.
Ben Affleck Dunkin' Super Bowl Commercial Finishes 2nd In Poll Behind Ad Reuniting Castmates Ben Affleck Dunkin' Super Bowl Commercial Finishes 2nd In Poll Behind Ad Reuniting Castmates
Ben Affleck Dunkin' Super Bowl Commercial Finishes 2nd In Poll Behind Ad Reuniting Castmates The lead-up to the Super Bowl is two weeks of speculation over what team will take home the Lombardi trophy, but the discussion over which company will have the most viral ad is its own cottage industry.  And with the average 30-second spot selling for $7 million, the stakes can be just as high for some companies as for the teams taking up the time between ads. To find out which commercials were the most popular, USA Today polled more than 160,000 readers to find out their favorite.  Despite Dunkin shelling out a fortune for its star-studded ad featuring Ben Affleck, his wife…
'It's Sweet': Vineland's Isiah Pacheco Wins Second Super Bowl With Kansas City Chiefs 'It's Sweet': Vineland's Isiah Pacheco Wins Second Super Bowl With Kansas City Chiefs
'It's Sweet': Vineland's Isiah Pacheco Wins Second Super Bowl With Kansas City Chiefs Kansas City Chiefs running back Isiah Pacheco is getting spoiled in his young NFL career. The Vineland native has won his second Super Bowl in just his second professional season. Pacheco had 59 rushing yards and 33 receiving yards in the Chiefs' thrilling 25-22 overtime win over the San Francisco 49ers in Super Bowl LVIII on Sunday, Feb. 11. After the game, Pacheco talked about the championship win with CBS Sports HQ with a Puerto Rican flag draped around his shoulders. "It sounds so sweet just now, two-time Super Bowl champion," said Pacheco. "It's sweet. Last year, I was unsatisfied. Th…
Watch Livvy Dunne's High-Scoring Floor Routine In LSU Tigers' Weekend Win Watch Livvy Dunne's High-Scoring Floor Routine In LSU Tigers' Weekend Win
Watch Livvy Dunne's High-Scoring Floor Routine In LSU Tigers' Weekend Win The LSU Tigers continue to reign supreme in the world of college gymnastics, with an assist from Livvy Dunne, a Bergen County native. LSU — ranked No. 3 in the country — defeated #19 Georgia by a score of 197.625 to 196.300 on Friday, Feb. 9 at Stegman Coliseum in Athens, GA. Dunne, a Hillsdale native, shined in her floor routine, getting a score of 9.8. Watch as Olivia Dunne started the night off strong for the LSU Tigers scoring a 9.80 in the leadoff spot as the No. 3 LSU took down No. 19 Georgia on the road. ESPN Last fall, the gymnast, who grew up in Hillsdale was on the cover…
WWE Star's Wedding Weekend Celebrated At Legacy Castle In Pompton Plains WWE Star's Wedding Weekend Celebrated At Legacy Castle In Pompton Plains
WWE Star's Wedding Weekend Celebrated At Legacy Castle In Pompton Plains That's Mrs. Daria Berenato, to you. The WWE star from Burlington County, who goes by Sonya Deville in the ring, married  fitness model fiancée Toni Cassano over the weekend at a popular Morris County venue, PEOPLE reports. The wedding at the Legacy Castle in Pompton Plains on Saturday, Feb. 10 was officiated by Maria Menuonos and featured a who's who of WWE stars. Berenato attended Seneca High School in Tabernacle and is a former WWE Women's Tag Team Champion. View this post on Instagram A post shared by Darian Marie Horn (@darianmarie_…
Nick Bosa's GF Is Model From Philadelphia Who Spent Time At The Jersey Shore Nick Bosa's GF Is Model From Philadelphia Who Spent Time At The Jersey Shore
Nick Bosa's GF Is Model From Philadelphia Who Spent Time At The Jersey Shore If you're watching Super Bowl LVIII for the Usher halftime show, the commercial's, and Taylor Swift, here's someone else to keep an eye out for. Meet Lauren Maenner, a model with Philadelphia roots who grew up vacationing at the Jersey Shore. Her boyfriend? 49ers defensive end, 26-year-old Nick Bosa (not Taylor Swift's boyfriend's teammate).  It's not immediately clear when the athlete and the model started dating, but Maenner, also 26, hinted at it when the 49ers played the Eagles last December. "Haha this is awkward," the longtime Eagles fan captioned the photo, in which she's…
Sports-Loving Crab From American Dream Mall Aquarium Makes Super Bowl LVIII Prediction Sports-Loving Crab From American Dream Mall Aquarium Makes Super Bowl LVIII Prediction
Sports-Loving Crab From American Dream Mall Aquarium Makes Super Bowl Lviii Prediction Maybe he appreciates the Kansas City Chiefs' young and talented defense, maybe he's a Swiftie, or maybe he just likes red more than gold. Whatever the reason is, the sports-loving spider crab at SEA LIFE Aquarium New Jersey has made his prediction for Super Bowl LVIII. The crab from the Shark River in Monmouth County has picked the Chiefs to beat the San Francisco 49ers, according to the East Rutherford aquarium. Even though the Niners were listed as two-point favorites on DraftKings on Thursday, Feb. 8, the prognosticating crustacean went against the oddsmakers. "Without any hesitation, h…
American Dream Mall Aquarium's Sports-Loving Crab To Be Named After Super Bowl-Winning QB American Dream Mall Aquarium's Sports-Loving Crab To Be Named After Super Bowl-Winning QB
American Dream Mall Aquarium's Sports-Loving Crab To Be Named After Super Bowl-Winning QB The Kansas City Chiefs and San Francisco 49ers have a little something extra at stake in Super Bowl LVIII: The naming rights to a Jersey Shore crab. SEA LIFE Aquarium New Jersey, located at the American Dream Mall, said it will name a nine-spine spider crab after whichever quarterback wins Super Bowl LVIII. The male crab will share the name of either Chiefs star Patrick Mahomes or Niners gunslinger Brock Purdy. The two-year-old crab was found in the Shark River in Monmouth County, according to SEA LIFE. When he's not picking NFL winners, guests can see the unnamed crab buried…
Netflix To Follow Red Sox For Docuseries Airing In 2025 Netflix To Follow Red Sox For Docuseries Airing In 2025
Netflix To Follow Red Sox For Docuseries Airing In 2025 Netflix is shipping up to Boston. The popular streaming service has announced two projects with the Boston Red Sox, one of Major League Baseball's most storied franchises. Netflix will follow the Red Sox throughout the entire season, providing viewers a window into the ups and downs in one of the most rabid sports environments, Netflix said in a news release.  The docuseries is set to debut in 2025. The second project, which is coming to Netflix later this year, is an untitled documentary looking back at the historic 2004 Red Sox season, which culminated with one of the greatest…
Meet 'Coach Prime' Deion Sanders In North Jersey Meet 'Coach Prime' Deion Sanders In North Jersey
Meet 'Coach Prime' Deion Sanders In North Jersey It's going to be Prime Time in Bergen County next month. Deion Sanders, the two-sport superstar who now captivates college football as coach of the Colorado Buffaloes, will be signing copies of his new book "Elevate and Dominate: 21 Ways to Win On and Off the Field," at Bookends in Ridgewood on Wednesday, March 13 at 6 p.m. In the book, "Coach Prime" offers personal stories and winning strategies to help people lead better lives, according to a synopsis. View this post on Instagram A post shared by @COACHPRIME (@deionsanders) A member of the…
NFL Star From Vineland Entertains Fans At Super Bowl Opening Night NFL Star From Vineland Entertains Fans At Super Bowl Opening Night
NFL Star From Vineland Entertains Fans At Super Bowl Opening Night For Vineland native Isiah Pacheco, the Super Bowl doesn't appear to be a very intimidating stage. Pacheco is only in his second NFL season and he's already looking to win his second Super Bowl. The former Rutgers player is the starting running back for the Kansas City Chiefs, who take on the San Francisco 49ers in Super Bowl LVIII. As part of the Super Bowl's opening night event on Monday, Feb. 5, Pacheco became fast friends with a well-known crew from the host city of Las Vegas. Pacheco posed for some pictures with the Blue Man Group while on stage for the fun-filled night. Pacheco made s…
Drone-Flying PA Man Who Caused AFC Championship Game Delay Faces Prison Time In Maryland: Feds Drone-Flying PA Man Who Caused AFC Championship Game Delay Faces Prison Time In Maryland: Feds
Drone-Flying PA Man Who Caused AFC Championship Game Delay Faces Prison Time In Maryland: Feds A Pennsylvania man who flew a drone over M&T Bank Stadium during the Baltimore Ravens' AFC Championship Game loss is facing felony charges, authorities announced. Chadds Ford resident Matthew Hebert found himself in the crosshairs of federal officials during the Raves' loss against the Kansas City Chiefs on Sunday, Jan. 28 and will now face prison time after taking several photos of himself with the drone at the game, which had to be temporarily suspended. "An administrative timeout... you may have not heard of one like that before. But it was a drone apparently that was interfering …
'Score' Free Lift Tickets Mountain Creek 'Score' Free Lift Tickets Mountain Creek
'Score' Free Lift Tickets Mountain Creek If you want to hit the slopes for free, you're going to have to hit the books. In honor of Abraham Lincoln's birthday on Monday, Feb. 12, Mountain Creek Resort in Vernon, Sussex County is giving away free lift tickets. That is, if you can recite the Gettysburg Address from memory. "'Four score and seven years ago our fathers brought forth on this continent, a new mountain, conceived in snow, and dedicated to the proposition that all riders are created equal to shred this sweet snow and raise their stoke.' — Abraham Lincoln, probably." "In the spirit of Honest Abe, no cheating (this means n…
2026 World Cup Final Heading To MetLife Stadium In New Jersey 2026 World Cup Final Heading To MetLife Stadium In New Jersey
2026 World Cup Final Heading To MetLife Stadium In New Jersey The world's biggest sporting event is coming to the East Rutherford. According to multiple reports, the 2026 men's World Cup final is set to be staged at MetLife Stadium in New Jersey, after FIFA spurned bids from those representing Dallas' AT&T Stadium and Stan Kroenke's palace in LA.  The majority of the action will still take place in Texas, with action shared across venues in Mexico and Canada. But the Garden State drew the big straw, bringing the big event back to the area after Giants Stadium played host during the 1994 event. "While this stadium has been more used to hosti…
NJ Girlfriend Of Raven's Tight End Mark Andrews Looks Ahead NJ Girlfriend Of Raven's Tight End Mark Andrews Looks Ahead
NJ Girlfriend Of Raven's Tight End Mark Andrews Looks Ahead The fun has only just begun for Elena Yates and Mark Andrews. The social media ambassador whose LinkedIn shows she hails from Moorestown, NJ has her first season of being an NFL girlfriend in the books, as the Baltimore Raven's lost their spot in Super Bowl LVIII to the KC Chiefs 17-10 last weekend. Still, the 21-year-old College of Charleston senior there are more good times ahead. "Loved watching you do what you do best," she captioned an Instagram album this week. "Can’t wait to be back & better than ever!! Until next season." View this post on Instagram …
Commander Quinn: Washington Hires Morris County Native As New Head Coach Commander Quinn: Washington Hires Morris County Native As New Head Coach
Commander Quinn: Washington Hires Morris County Native As New Head Coach The Quinn is in. Dan Quinn, who was raised in Morris Township and played high school football at Morristown High School, is the new coach of the Washington Commanders, according to multiple NFL insiders. Quinn will be the 31st coach in the team's history. Commanders set to hire Cowboys DC Dan Quinn as new head coach. (via @rapsheet, @tompelissero) pic.twitter.com/K8h179lsaa — NFL (@NFL) February 1, 2024 Quinn most recently served as defensive coordinator of the Dallas Cowboys for three seasons, winning, Assistant Coach of the Year in 2021. He was head coach of the Atlanta Falcons …
Rumson Soccer Player Is Part Of Historic Cinderella Run In England's FA Cup Rumson Soccer Player Is Part Of Historic Cinderella Run In England's FA Cup
Rumson Soccer Player Is Part Of Historic Cinderella Run In England's FA Cup A soccer player from Monmouth County took a chance on a professional career in the United Kingdom and it's paying off, as his team has gone on one of the most stunning runs in the sport's oldest competition. Conor Kelly is a Rumson native and midfielder for Maidstone United FC, which competes in the National League South, in the sixth division of England's soccer system. Maidstone United is in the middle of one of the greatest Cinderella runs in the history of the FA Cup. The tournament puts Premier League global powerhouses like Liverpool FC and Manchester City in the same competition agai…
NJ Devils Players, Flyers Goalie Charged With Sex Assault: Legal Reps NJ Devils Players, Flyers Goalie Charged With Sex Assault: Legal Reps
NJ Devils Players, Flyers Goalie Charged With Sex Assault: Legal Reps The two New Jersey Devils players and the Philadelphia Flyers goalie who took leaves of absences last week have all been charged with sexual assault in London, Ontario, Daily Voice has learned Devils forward Michael McLeod, defenseman Cal Foote, and Flyers goalie Carter Hart — all members of the 2018 Canadian World Junior team — requested leaves the same day that The Globe and Mail released a report saying police in Canada called for the surrender of five players from the 2018 Canadian World Junior team in connection with a sex assault investigation. All three were on the team. Seth W…
Watch For Trenton Native, Penn State Alum At Super Bowl LVIII In First Season With NFL Watch For Trenton Native, Penn State Alum At Super Bowl LVIII In First Season With NFL
Watch For Trenton Native, Penn State Alum At Super Bowl Lviii In First Season With NFL A Trenton native is gearing up for the biggest game of his life when he takes the field for the San Francisco 49ers in Super Bowl LVIII. Ji'Ayir Brown is a starting safety for the Niners and will be ending his rookie season with a trip to the Super Bowl. He had ten tackles in San Francisco's comeback 34-31 win over the Detroit Lions in the NFC Championship on Tuesday, Jan. 30. Brown became a starter on the elite 49ers defense after fellow safety Talanoa Hufanga tore his right ACL in the third quarter of a game against the Tampa Bay Buccaneers on Sunday, Nov. 19, 2023.  Brown stepped right …
NJ Natives, Former Rutgers Players Will Face Each Other At Super Bowl LVIII NJ Natives, Former Rutgers Players Will Face Each Other At Super Bowl LVIII
NJ Natives, Former Rutgers Players Will Face Each Other At Super Bowl Lviii Three former Rutgers University football players will face off in Super Bowl LVIII, including one New Jersey native trying to win his third Lombardi Trophy and two Scarlet Knights looking to earn their second championship. Kansas City Chiefs starting running back Isiah Pacheco, of Vineland, helped lead the defending champions in the AFC title game at Baltimore on Sunday, Jan. 28. He rushed for 68 yards, caught four balls for 14 yards, and scored a second-quarter touchdown to put the Chiefs ahead of the Ravens for good in their 17-10 win. In a postgame interview with FOX Sports, Pacheco said…