Sports Minute: Here is the latest New Jersey sports news from The Associated Press - New York News

Sports Minute: Here is the latest New Jersey sports news from The Associated Press

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ARLINGTON, Texas (AP) - Colby Lewis retired the last 13 batters he faced in seven strong innings and the Texas Rangers clinched their first series victory in a month, beating the New York Yankees 3-2 last night. Brett Gardner led off the game with a homer for the second straight night, after homering twice in the series-opening loss for New York.

NEW YORK (AP) - The New York Mets routed the Philadelphia Phillies 11-2 yesterday. Daniel Murphy hit a three-run homer to back up Zack Wheeler's sixth straight strong start. The Mets sent 10 men to the plate in the seventh inning, scoring five insurance runs off the Philadelphia bullpen to take two of three in the series.

SANDY, Utah (AP) - Thierry Henry scored on a shot to the lower right corner in the 57th minute to help the New York Red Bulls rally for a 1-1 tie with Real Salt Lake last night. New York has played to five draws in its last eight matches.

NEW YORK (AP) - Simon Mignolet saved two penalty kicks and Lucas Leiva scored in the fourth round to lift Liverpool past Manchester City after they tied 2-2 last night in an International Champions Cup game. Liverpool's Raheem Sterling curled in a goal in the 85th minute to tie it at 2 at Yankee Stadium in front of 49,653 fans. Emre Can and Jordan Henderson also converted penalty kicks for Liverpool in the Pool B game.

EAST RUTHERFORD, N.J. (AP) - New York Giants running back David Wilson will not practice for the rest of the week and is out for Sunday's Hall of Fame game. In Tuesday afternoon's practice, Wilson took a short pass from backup quarterback Curtis Painter and ran with his head down into the back of reserve guard Eric Herman. Soon after, Wilson was taken off the field by an assistant trainer.

CORTLAND, N.Y. (AP) - New York Jets rookie tight end Jace Amaro is confident he will be able to bounce back from what has so far been a rocky start to training camp. The second-round draft pick has missed some time with tendinitis in his right knee, and has been prone to mistakes at times when he has practiced.

PHILADELPHIA (AP) - A federal judge in Philadelphia has rejected an attempt by seven former professional football players to intervene in a tentative class action settlement of concussion claims that would cost the NFL at least $765 million. The judge issued an order late Tuesday denying the NFL retirees' motion to intervene in the case.

NEWARK, N.J. (AP) - The New Jersey Devils have signed defenseman Andy Greene to a long-term contract extension. Terms of the deal were not disclosed. The 31-year-old Greene, who has spent his entire eight-year NHL career with the Devils, had one year remaining on his current contract at $3.5 million.

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