The highest paid athlete in the world is now a New Jersey Native.  Mike Trout just signed a 12-year contract with the Los Angeles Angels for $430 million.  This makes him the highest paid athlete in Baseball, Football, Basketball, Soccer, Badminton and any other sport you can think of. D-Lo has Record Night as Nets Make Epic Comeback MTV’s ‘Jersey Shore’...
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A prominent New Jersey businessman and mental health advocate, Arthur Imperatore Jr., is opening the state’s first and only high-end “hardcore” gym, Iron Culture, a 7,500-square-foot facility with top-of-the-line equipment. Since its soft opening this spring, Iron Culture has attracted visits from the fitness community across the tri-state area, including 2018 Mr. Olympia Shaun Rhoden and other top bodybuilders...
What:  A Ticker-tape Celebration of the U.S. Women’s National Soccer Team celebrating their 4th World Cup. Where:  The Parade - Canyon of Heroes in Lower Manhattan (Broadway from the Battery to City Hall) The Ceremony – City Hall. When: The Parade starts at 9:30 AM.  The Ceremony starts at 10:30 AM. History:  This is the 206th ticker-tape parades in New York City...
In 2018, the United States Supreme Court overturned a ban on sports betting.  Since that time New Jersey has become one of the leading states in legalized Sports gambling.  NJ raked in a whopping $4 billion in sports bets in 2019 alone.  Transit hubs, such as Jersey City, Hoboken and Newark have seen an enormous uptake in New York...
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One of ESPN's highest rated shows has officially moved to NYC and had their first episode. First Take debuted from Manhattans Seaport Desitrict Studio last week.  The Show has been moved from Bristol CT and Stephen A Smith and Max Hellerman (Both native New Yorkers) couldn't be more excited. The slightly edgier feel is a joint effort between ESPN’s Creative & Studio...
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Denver, Colorado (1,779.3 miles from NYC) Nets coach Kenny Atkinson didn't want the Nuggets to have a chance to win with a last-second shot. Caris LeVert made sure the Nuggets didn't have an opportunity to win in overtime, either. LeVert hit a floater in the lane with 0.3 seconds left, and the Brooklyn Nets scored the last six points of the game...
The Army All-American Bowl is the most watched High School football game every year with over 4.5 million viewers (that is roughly three times larger than the McDonald’s All American High School Basketball game).  This year’s game will be played at the Alamodome in San Antonio, Texas this Saturday. The All-American Bowl announced the 2020 coaching staff for the big...
Cherry Hill, NJ  This 5 beds/5 bath (6,688 sq ft) home has it all.  Once owned by the legendary Muhammad Ali.  Ali lived in the home when he moved from Chicago to the east coast in January of 1971 to be closer to NYC. The home is listed with Sotheby's for $3,000,000.  This exquisite Mediterranean style home is one of a kind and...
Rockland County’s Kate Tuohy is featured on the front page of the up coming months edition (July 30th) of Sports Illustrated. Tuohy was selected as the 2018 Female Gatorade Athlete of the Year and is a student at North Rockland High School (North Rockland Central School District) The Rockland native appears next to JT Daniels, the nation's No. 1 quarterback prospect before...
This week we will offer you a range of 'family' friendly activities in the NYC metro area.  Between Christmas and Chanukah this list was a tough one.. Hello Panda Festival Time to hop on the 7 and head to the “Hello Panda Festival” for some family fun in Queens. HPF is the largest Lantern Festival in North America, featuring a stupid...
The Brooklyn Nets take on the New York Knicks tonight at 7:30 PM.  Allow NYNJ.COM to take you back to December 8th, 2018...The Nets and Knicks were both 8-18 in typical recent New York basketball style.. Just a month prior (November 13th) the Nets lost arguably their biggest star at the time, Caris LeVert, with a serious lower leg injury. ...
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The XFL is being revamped and our local team has been revealed.  The New York Guardians will play out of MetLife Stadium starting February 2020.  Their colors are grey, black and red and will feature a gargoyle-like mascot. Vince McMahon will own the league, but will not have any involvement in “football operations”.  Former Giants offensive coordinator Kevin Gilbride has...
Water safety statistics are scary stuff. Did you know: Drowning is the number one cause of injury-related death for children ages one to four. Drowning kills nearly 1,000 children every year. Formal swimming lessons reduce the likelihood of childhood drowning by 88 percent. Water safety is a topic that impacts ALL families. The American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP) recently published updated...
So, summer time is almost here in the northeast… finally! To enjoy Summer 2018 the best we possibly can it might help to be in… or get in shape to fully take advantage of the season. Let’s explore 10 ways to do just that!   1. Walk/Run/Hike   There is so much to be said for just getting out for a walk or...
Brooklyn, NY Today the Brooklyn Nets gave us a sneak peek of their upcoming "City Jersey".  They combine the Nets Jersey with the popular Australian brand "Coogie", which was a favorite among the late great Brooklyn native, The Notorious B.I.G.  Biggie was typical seen wearing the colorful Coogie sweaters that where popular in the early to mid 90's alongside his...
Today NYNJ is headed to 222 Grand Street in ultra-trendy Williamsburg to check out 'Brooklyn Running Company'. Tell us a little about your company’s story? Brooklyn Running Company opened in November 2013. We're an independent, specialty running store located in Williamsburg, Brooklyn. Our mission is to be a resource and community hub for the entire NYC running community. Who started BRCo? Tell us a...