Mike Ryan, who grew up in Haverhill and played for the Boston Red Sox during the legendary 1967 “Impossible Dream” season, has died.
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I sat in the make-shift press box at Fenway Park on a beautiful Tuesday afternoon, watching Xander Bogaerts mishandle what appeared to be any easy ground ball and it hit me. And then, a little later, the Red Sox confirmed that their ace Eduardo Rodriguez and third-baseman prospect Bobby Dalbec both came down with COVID-19.
After 94 straight days, over a thousand local pictures and over a quarter-million people reached on Facebook, today we wrap up our “Remember When” online photo series.
John Reid became the first Penn State player to hear his name called on Saturday when the Houston Texas picked the cornerback in the fourth round of the NFL draft as the 141st selection.
Williamsport Crosscutters’ vice president of marketing and public relations Gabe Sinicropi didn’t mince his words when describing the last two years.
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.
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.
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- Building season going strong in Vigo County