What’s that piece of advice Little League coaches always tell their kids — keep your eye on the ball, right?
The NBA is expecting arenas to be filled again next season and a return to its normal calendar, Commissioner Adam Silver said Saturday, while cautioning again that every plan is contingent on continued progress in the ongoing fight against the coronavirus.
The Washington Football Team released quarterback Alex Smith Friday morning after he helped lead the team to the NFC East title.
JOHNSTOWN — United knew what it was up against in Friday night’s matchup, and the Lions stepped up to the occasion.
CROMWELL TOWNSHIP — The Penns Manor Comets were the first Heritage Conference team to start the basketball season.
ORLANDO, Fla. — Corey Conners spent more time grinding out pars than chasing birdies, and that proved to be the right recipe Friday at the Arnold Palmer Invitational as Bay Hill began to bake under a warm sun.
LAS VEGAS — NASCAR has a new villain and he doesn’t really care what anyone thinks about him.
SIDMAN — Top-seeded Bishop Guilfoyle broke away from Marion Center in the second quarter and cruised past the Stingers, 71-40, in the quarterfinal round of the District 6 Class 3A boys’ basketball playoffs Thursday.
PITTSBURGH (AP) — Philadelphia Flyers coach Alain Vigneault pointed to his team's three-game set in Pittsburgh as a potential turning point. A chance to figure out just where the Flyers are as the mid-point of a 56-game sprint approaches.
Oneil Cruz insists he’s a shortstop. One problem: genetics.
PITTSBURGH (AP) — Ben Roethlisberger is returning for an 18th season with the Pittsburgh Steelers and is taking a pay cut to do it.
PITTSBURGH — Ben Roethlisberger is returning for an 18th season with the Pittsburgh Steelers and is taking a pay cut to do it.
NuMINE — The West Shamokin Wolves are getting ready to do it again.
ARMAGH — The key point in United’s scouting report for its matchup with West Branch went something like this: The Warriors will shoot it from anywhere.
Myreon Jones hit four 3-point field goals and scored 17 points and five Penn State players reached double figures in scoring in a an 84-65 win over Minnesota on Wednesday night.
Steven Brault can exhale — sort of.
Bishop McCort pulled away from Blairsville in the fourth quarter en route to a 77-57 victory Tuesday night and advanced to face United in the District 6 Class 2A girls’ basketball semifinals at home on Friday.
NuMINE — Clutch was on full display at West Shamokin on Tuesday night.
PITTSBURGH (AP) — The arena wasn't completely full for Pittsburgh's game against visiting Philadelphia, yet it felt that way to Penguins forward Kasperi Kapanen.
Nike Sibande had 23 points, nine rebounds and four assists, Justin Champagnie added 20 points and 13 rebounds, and Pitt beat Wake Forest 70-57 on Tuesday night to snap a five-game losing streak.
HARRISBURG — Fans will soon return to pro sports venues whose stands have been empty for a year or more as Pennsylvania on Monday eased restrictions on large gatherings to reflect a sustained slide in new COVID-19 cases, hospitalizations and deaths.
The WPIAL’s open basketball playoffs continued Monday night, but Indiana didn’t make it out of the opening round in the Class 5A girls’ bracket.
ATKINSON, Neb. — Andy Hoffman, the father of the young cancer patient who captured the hearts of college football fans when he ran for a touchdown in Nebraska’s 2013 spring game, died after a seven-month battle with brain cancer.
Long before the arrival of precision-tuned suspending lures, anglers were catching awakening springtime bass on modified spoonbill-style hardbaits. On steep-sided highland-type impoundments like Raystown Lake, the shrewd use of these lures continues to con largemouths and smallies.
CHARLOTTE, N.C. — Hendrick Motorsports believes in developing talent within. Take a job in the parts department or sweep floors in the chassis shop, every entry point within the company offers opportunity to advance.
ABERDEEN, Md. (AP) — Vi Ripken, matriarch of the famed Orioles family that includes Hall of Fame son Cal Ripken Jr. and once the victim of a bizarre kidnapping, has died. She was 82.
NuMINE — West Shamokin’s Justin Smulik knew the Wolves needed someone to step up in the final minute of the game, so when he got the ball and the shot was there, he took it.
CENTER TOWNSHIP — The mission was clear for the Homer-Center girls’ basketball team: Win one for Vada Walbeck.
UNIONDALE, N.Y. (AP) — Islanders rookie Ilya Sorokin made 20 saves for his second shutout, and Oliver Wahlstrom and Jean-Gabriel Pageau each scored power-play goals as New York finished a strong February with a 2-0 win over the Pittsburgh Penguins on Sunday night.
Nolan Arenado in his new Cardinal red, Mookie Betts back in Dodger blue. October breakout star Randy Arozarena with a hit in his first February at-bat, Buster Posey returning from an opt-out year.
BUFFALO, N.Y. (AP) — Flyers goalie Carter Hart was happy to put Lake Tahoe behind and get back indoors.
The Associated Press asked each FBS program how many scholarship super seniors they expect to have on their rosters heading into spring practice. Super seniors are defined as players who would have been out of eligibility after the 2020 season, but are taking advantage of the NCAA granting a…
UNIONDALE, N.Y. (AP) — Kris Letang got his second goal of the game 4:34 into overtime, giving the Pittsburgh Penguins a 4-3 win over the New York Islanders on Saturday night.
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Hulu announced it has ordered a limited series dramatizing the life of boxing great Mike Tyson, who quickly slammed the production as “cultural misappropriation.”
LANSING, Mich. — A former U.S. Olympics gymnastics coach with ties to disgraced sports doctor Larry Nassar killed himself Thursday, hours after being charged with turning his Michigan gym into a hub of human trafficking by coercing girls to train and then abusing them.
There is a widely cited belief in sports that it is hard to beat the same team three times in the same season.
Matt Rodkey is “99.9 percent sure” the United Lions have not played for a conference championship since winning the Appalachian title in 1992-93.