Violent fight at Newark Airport that left employee bloodied is caught on camera

Turbulence unfolded at Newark Liberty International Airport when a man, reportedly identified as a former NFL player, and a United Airlines employee got into a violent altercation, video shows. Several clips of the fight that began circulating on social media on Sunday appear to show different stages of the fight, with TMZ reporting Monday that former Denver Broncos cornerback Brendan Langley was one of the men involved. One video seems to show the employee hit the man identified as Langley, who then struck the employee. The employee then fell over a United Airlines desk and landed on the ground before getting up and continuing the confrontation. It’s unclear who started… Read More

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Vote now: Bay Area News Group boys athlete of the week

For the entire academic year, we will provide a list of candidates who stood out over the previous week and allow you, the reader, to vote for the winner. This week, we consider performances between May 16-22. Polls close at 5 p.m. Wednesday. Vote as many times as you’d like until then. Candidates for future Athlete of the Week polls can be nominated at highschools@bayareanewsgroup.com. We also review stats submitted to MaxPreps by coaches/team statisticians. On to the nominees: (Scroll to the bottom for the poll) Charlie Bates, Palo Alto baseball: In a wild 11-10 section quarterfinal victory over Carlmont, the sophomore who has committed to Stanford singled up the… Read More

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Heat’s Tyler Herro out for Game 4 of East finals vs. Celtics

The Miami Heat took the rare step of announcing a player absence in advance of tipoff Monday when coach Erik Spoelstra said guard Tyler Herro was out for Game 4 of the Eastern Conference finals due to a groin strain. At the morning shootaround at TD Garden, Spoelstra said it was a matter of protecting Herro against instinct to push through. “We just had to really be responsible and take the decision out of his hands,” Spoelstra said, with team physician Harlan Selesnick consulting with Herro before Spoelstra addressed the media. “He really wants to be out there. “The trainers and Dr. Selesnick don’t think that’s the best idea, because… Read More

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Jets Mailbag: Why will Zach Wilson take the next step this year?

Jets nation is going through the usual flow of the off-season, and optimism from Jets fans has swung inevitably towards delirium. Gang Green appeased their fanbase with a successful off-season, on paper, by fulfilling their obligations of surrounding Zach Wilson with more talent. Gang Green is in phase three of the off-season with OTAs beginning this week to continue the momentum they’ve created on the field. OTAs will be open to the media on Tuesday but prior to OTAs, here a mailbag answering questions regarding Wilson and the Jets. What makes you confident that Zach Wilson will take the next step as a QB? @omarkelly Shout out to the great… Read More

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