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Keystone Babe Ruth Baseball League Sign-Ups

Keystone Babe Ruth Baseball League will have sign ups every Tuesday night at the Red Eye Center in Flemington until March 16. The league is for players aged 13-19. For questions, call 570-660-2647.

Eight local athletes make PHAC All-Star Roster

The Pennsylvania Heartland Athletic Conference (PHAC) released its selections for its basketball all-star roster, and eight local athletes were selected with either first-team or second-team honors. Central Mountain’s Brody Baker and Kyle Everhart were honored as first-team members, while ...

Lock Haven pulls away with victory over Mansfield, 97-85

LOCK HAVEN — It was a game they needed and they went out and got it. After playing a slower tempo game for the first 20 minutes, the Lock Haven University team decided to pick up the tempo to see what might happen. What happened was the Bald Eagles ran away from Mansfield for a 97-85 win ...

New England Patriots' Tom Brady, right, celebrates with the Vince Lombardi Trophy next to broadcasters Terry Bradshaw, center, and Michael Strahan after the NFL Super Bowl 51 football game against the Atlanta Falcons Sunday, Feb. 5, 2017, in Houston. (AP Photo/Elise Amendola)

Value of Brady’s missing Super Bowl Jersey $500k

BOSTON (AP) — The value of Tom Brady’s missing Super Bowl jersey is listed as $500,000 on a Houston Police Department report. The New England Patriots quarterback is listed as the complainant in the report dated Feb. 6, the day after the Patriots came back from a 25-point deficit to defeat ...

Penn State’s Bo Nickal named Big Ten Wrestler of the Week

UNIVERSITY PARK, Pa.; February, 2017 – Sophomore wrestler Bo Nickal (Allen, Texas) has been named Big Ten Wrestler of the Week for the week ending February 20, 2017. The honor is the fourth for Nickal, who won twice last year and now twice this year, and the third for Penn State this ...

Villanova head coach Jay Wright directs his players from the bench in the first half of an NCAA college basketball game against Xavier, Saturday, Feb. 11, 2017, in Cincinnati. Villanova won 73-57. (AP Photo/John Minchillo)

Villanova stays at No. 2 in latest AP Top 25 Poll; Gonzaga, Kansas at 1 and 3

For the third straight week, Gonzaga, Villanova and Kansas are the top three teams in The Associated Press college basketball poll. It is the fourth week at No. 1 for Gonzaga (28-0), the only unbeaten team in Division I. The Zags received 59 first-place votes from the 65-member national media ...

This is a 2017 photo of Michael Saunders of the Philadelphia Phillies. This image represents the the Phillies active roster on Monday, Feb. 20, 2017, in Clearwater, Fla. (AP Photo/Matt Rourke)

Michael Saunders aims to provide leadership in Phillies clubhouse

CLEARWATER, Fla. (AP) — After moving from the All-Star-laden clubhouse in Dunedin to the young locker room in Clearwater six miles up the road, veteran outfielder Michael Saunders is embracing a leadership role with the Philadelphia Phillies this spring. Saunders, who turned 30 two weeks ...

Amir Hinton named PSAC East Athlete of the Week

LOCK HAVEN, Pa. – Amir Hinton (Philadelphia/Abington) of the Lock Haven University men’s basketball team has been named the Pennsylvania State Athletic Conference (PSAC) Athlete of the Week. This marks the eighth total PSAC weekly award for Hinton as he has earned PSAC East Freshman ...

Clinton County Speedway gearing up for new season

LOCK HAVEN — In a little over two months racing will again take place at Clinton County Motor Speedway under the direction of Wayne Cochran and Sam Ray. The season will start out with two practice sessions set for Friday night on April 21 and 28. The first green flag racing event will ...

FILE - In this March 2, 2016, file photo, Pittsburgh Pirates' Andrew McCutchen prepares to take batting practice before a spring training baseball game against the Detroit Tigers, in Bradenton, Fla. McCutchen arrived at spring training still a member of the Pittsburgh Pirates following an eventful offseason in which the club shopped the five-time All-Star.  (AP Photo/Chris O'Meara, File)

Nutting: Pirates had ‘step back’ in 16, but talent is there

BRADENTON, Fla. — The Pittsburgh Pirates missed the playoffs last season for the first time in four years, but that won’t cause chairman Bob Nutting to abandon the team’s steady, build-from-within approach. “We have not embraced, as many teams have, that you have to go in cycles and ...

FILE - In this Aug. 4, 2016, file photo, injured New York Mets third baseman David Wright watches from the dugout before an interleague baseball game against the New York Yankees in New York. New York team captain Wright is not sure how an intangible issue like character factors into wins and losses and the divisional race in the National League East, but the lifelong Met is impressed by the leadership qualities in the clubhouse around him. (AP Photo/Kathy Willens, File)

Captain David Wright likes Mets’ character, clubhouse

PORT ST. LUCIE, Fla. — Team captain David Wright isn’t sure how an intangible issue like character factors into wins and losses and the divisional race in the National League East. Still, the career-long Met is impressed by the leadership qualities in the clubhouse around ...

Detroit Red Wings' Henrik Zetterberg (40) works in the corner against Pittsburgh Penguins' Ian Cole (28) in the first period of an NHL hockey game in Pittsburgh, Sunday, Feb. 19, 2017. (AP Photo/Gene J. Puskar)

Tomas Tatar, Thomas Vanek lead Detroit Red Wings past Pittsburgh Penguins 5-2

PITTSBURGH — Admittedly not where they want to be in the standings, the Detroit Red Wings still have plenty of fight left. That much was evident this weekend with back-to-back wins against two of the NHL’s best teams. Tomas Tatar and Thomas Vanek scored early third-period goals to lead ...

Brake’s late-game heroics lift LHU to crucial win

LOCK HAVEN, Pa. - Tarojae Brake (Coatesville, Pa./Octorara) scored a career-high 31 points including all 14 of the Bald Eagles points in the final four minutes of action and Cole Renninger (Lock Haven, Pa./Central Mountain) sealed the win with a block at the buzzer, as the Lock Haven University ...

FILE - In this Nov. 4, 2016, file photo, Connecticut quarterback Donovan Williams (15) is brought down by Temple defensive lineman Haason Reddick during the second half of an NCAA college football game in East Hartford, Conn. The NFL is not a long shot for Reddick. It is just a matter of how highly he will be drafted. (AP Photo/Elise Amendola, File)

Draft Diary: Reddick’s path to NFL started as a Temple walk-on

As a walk-on at Temple, Haason Reddick earned a starting spot before he got a scholarship. Reddick’s father says his son was tempted at times during his college career to give up football and get a job instead of burdening his parents with tuition payments. “He loved the game, but he ...

Philadelphia Phillies' Clay Buchholz throws to first base during a spring training baseball workout Thursday, Feb. 16, 2017, in Clearwater, Fla. (AP Photo/Matt Rourke)

Clay Buchholz ‘energized’ by trade as he joins Philadelphia Phillies

CLEARWATER, Fla. (AP) — After spending the last 11¢ years in the Boston Red Sox organization, right-handed pitcher Clay Buchholz is adjusting to a new big league environment for the first time in his career following his trade to the Philadelphia Phillies two months ago. Buchholz, 32, was ...

New York Jets cornerback Darrelle Revis enters the Pittsburgh Municipal Courts Building en route to City Court with his lawyer, Blaine Jones, Friday, Feb. 17, 2017, in downtown Pittsburgh. According to a docket sheet filed Thursday night, Revis is facing two counts of aggravated assault, along with charges of robbery, conspiracy to commit aggravated assault and terroristic threats - a misdemeanor - after a fight early Sunday. (John Heller/Post-Gazette via AP)

Jets cornerback Darrelle Revis goes to court Thursday for fight claims

PITTSBURGH (AP) — New York Jets cornerback Darrelle Revis has a court date next week on criminal charges stemming from a fight after he turned himself in to police and was later released on a non-monetary bond. Revis faces aggravated assault and other charges alleging he was in a fight with ...