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LOS ANGELES — The Dodgers’ trade for Mookie Betts was a win-now move, acquiring one of baseball’s great players for one chance to win the World Series. The Dodgers were guaranteed nothing beyond the 2020 season because Betts could leave as a free agent.
STATE COLLEGE – Penn State’s sports world came to an abrupt halt last week as widespread concerns about coronavirus transmission have gripped the nation.
STATE COLLEGE – The Big Ten Conference last week followed the lead of the NCAA when it decided to cancel all spring sports for the remainder of the school year.
NORMAN, Okla. – The Norman Transcript newspaper has quarantined its Oklahoma City Thunder sportswriter for 14 days because of his close contact at Wednesday night’s game with a member of the Utah Jazz staff.
FORT MYERS, Fla. — In case anyone is wondering, the chip, or really boulder on Dustin Pedroia’s shoulders the last dozen years is not lying dormant in his absence.
FORT MYERS, Fla. — By recent standards, the heckling the Houston Astros heard at JetBlue Park Thursday was rather tame. Some boos during pregame introductions, a chant of “cheaters!” in the ninth inning.
FORT MYERS, Fla. – The Major League Baseball record book shows that Carl Yastrzemski knows hitting, with six accomplishments ranking in the top 10 all-time.
Not long after I learned I’d be moving to State College to cover Penn State, I did what everyone does when they seek information: I turned to Google.
A strong case can be made for the San Francisco 49ers to win Super Bowl LIV, and my CNHI Sports colleague Bill Burt artfully did just that in his column on this topic.
STATE COLLEGE — Early Wednesday morning, while many in Happy Valley remained deep in slumber, Penn State’s recruiting staff trickled into the Lasch Football Building well before the sun peaked over Mount Nittany.
STATE COLLEGE — Michigan State quarterback Brian Lewerke’s 25-yard touchdown pass with 19 seconds left in regulation last year secured a 21-17 win against Penn State. It also gave the Spartans their fourth consecutive win in State College.
NORMAN — Oklahoma cornerback Tre Brown’s sack of Sam Ehlinger resulted in a safety during last year’s Big 12 title game, and arguably became OU’s best defensive highlight of last season.
BOSTON -- Star wide receiver Antonio Brown’s career with the New England Patriots ended Friday, 11 days and 1 game after he joined the team.
STATE COLLEGE – A high school video of Shamokin Area High product Blake Zalar last April grabbed Penn State head coach James Franklin’s attention.
STATE COLLEGE – During his first weekly press conference of the season Tuesday, Penn State head coach James Franklin repeated a statement issued from Penn State Health administrators about a lawsuit filed alleging the coach try to pressure doctors to clear players to return to the field.
Former Penn State athletic physician Dr. Scott A. Lynch has sued the university for more than $50,000 in damages, claiming he was removed from his position as director of athletic medicine after telling athletic officials head football coach James Franklin attempted to persuade him to clear …
With more than 50 of Dwight Galt's former players occupying space on current NFL rosters, the Penn State strength and conditioning coach's resume for preparing his players for the next level speaks for itself.
HARRISBURG – Adult survivors of child sex abuse perpetrated by former Johnstown pediatrician Johnnie "Jack" Barto came to the state Capitol on Wednesday afternoon to call for action on legislation that would allow victims like them to sue even if their cases are beyond the existing statute o…
The Kentucky Derby was stricken with historic controversy as race stewards spent nearly 30 minutes reviewing video of apparent winner Maximum Security, who led wire-to-wire Saturday at Churchill Downs, for a foul near the end of the 1 1/4-mile race.
Serengeti Empress went wire-to-wire to take the $1.25 million Longines Kentucky Oaks on Friday before a crowd of 105,719 at Churchill Downs in Louisville, Ky. Trained by Tom Amoss for owner Joel Politi, jockey Jose Ortiz and Serengeti Empress absolutely dominated the 1 1/8 mile route restricted to 3-year-old fillies. It was the first Kentucky Oaks win for all connections.
LOUISVILLE — The Kentucky Derby is the one race people all over the world recognize, whether they follow horse racing or not. It is the race that everyone in the horse industry wants to win, but it is also the most difficult. The race is restricted to 3-year-olds, limited to 20 horses, and e…
LOUISVILLE — The 145th Longines Kentucky Oaks, which will run today at Churchill Downs highlights talented 3-year-old fillies in a 1 1/8 mile race as they vie to wear the garland of lilies and pick up a purse of $1.25 million. In addition to the 14 thoroughbred fillies in the Kentucky Oaks s…
As veteran school teachers approach retirement age, they tend to discuss how they have taught multiple generations of a particular family.
LOUISVILLE — Kentucky Derby favorite Omaha Beach will be scratched from Saturday’s race due to an entrapped epiglottis, according to Hall of Fame trainer Richard Mandella.
The Kentucky Derby and Kentucky Oaks always offer interesting and, often, valuable betting options. A field of 14 fillies will run for $1.25 million in Friday’s Longines Kentucky Oaks and 20 horses will run for $3 million in Saturday’s Kentucky Derby. But bettors have the opportunity to win …
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