Indiana pacers Glenn Robinson III slam dunks as he participates in the slam dunk contest during NBA All-Star Saturday Night events in New Orleans, Saturday, Feb. 18, 2017. (AP Photo/Gerald Herbert)

Robinson III, Gordon, Porzingis win NBA All-Star weekend events

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NEW ORLEANS — Glenn Robinson III is the NBA’s new dunk king, with an assist to Indiana teammate Paul George, the Pacers’ mascot and a Pacers cheerleader. Robinson leaped over all three, snagging the ball from George along the way before finishing with an emphatic, two-hand, reverse jam, ...

New York Rangers' Ryan McDonagh reacts after scoring during the first period of an NHL hockey game against the Washington Capitals, Sunday, Feb. 19, 2017, in New York. (AP Photo/Seth Wenig)

Lundqvist, Rangers slip past Washington Capitals for 2-1 win

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NEW YORK — Henrik Lundqvist and the Rangers handled the challenge of facing one of the league’s top teams. Mats Zuccarello scored a third-period goal and Lundqvist made 31 saves in the New York Rangers’ 2-1 victory over the Washington Capitals on Sunday. Ryan McDonagh scored in the ...

Time for some baseball at Lock Haven

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By Alex Wahl For The Express It’s that time of year again when America’s favorite pastime returns to the fields from Maine to Hawaii. One of the many teams hitting the field starting next week is the Lock Haven University baseball squad. The Bald Eagles are looking forward to ...

Tiadaghton Valley Girls Slowpitch Softball League

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2017 Spring League Registration Registration Fee $30 CHECKS MAY BE MADE PAYABLE TO: TVGSSL *There is a $3.00 discount for each additional sibling Junior Division: Ages 8-13 Senior Division: Ages 14-18 AVIS FIREHALL February 21st, 22nd ...

West Branch Club Spring Soccer Registration

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Spring Soccer Registration at West Branch Soccer Club is now open. WBSC offers soccer for boys and girls in Clinton County in the form of travel competitive soccer (u11,u13, u15,and u18) plus in-house (u5-u13) recreation soccer. Coaching is done by certified coaches that coach soccer at ...

Pittsburgh Steelers' Antonio Brown during an NFL football game on Sunday, Dec. 4, 2016, in Pittsburgh. (Ed Rieker via AP)

Steelers already working on a new contract for Antonio Brown

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PITTSBURGH — The Pittsburgh Steelers are following through on their promise to offer All-Pro wide receiver Antonio Brown a new contract. General manager Kevin Colbert said Thursday the team has already begun negotiations with Brown, who has one year left on the $42 million deal that began ...

Pittsburgh Pirates pitcher Ivan Nova throws during a workout at baseball spring training in Bradenton, Fla., Tuesday, Feb. 14, 2017. (AP Photo/David Goldman)

Ivan Nova happy to be back with the Pittsburgh Pirates

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BRADENTON, Fla. — Ivan Nova is happy to be back with the Pittsburgh Pirates. Nova made that clear in December, when he signed a three-year, $26 million contract. It was obvious again from the smile on Nova’s face when he checked into spring training camp Tuesday. It’s as plain as the ...

FILE - In this Feb. 17, 2015, file photo, revelers play brass band music as they begin the march of the Society of Saint Anne Mardi Gras parade, during Mardi Gras in New Orleans. The NBA All-Star Weekend gets underway in New Orleans on Friday, Feb. 17: the same day the city's Mardi Gras season kicks into high gear. Floats, marching bands and street parties will compete with, or maybe complement, slam dunks, three-point plays and buzzer beaters. (AP Photo/Gerald Herbert, File)

New Orleans jamboree: NBA All-Stars, Mardi Gras go 1-on-1

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NEW ORLEANS — Floats, marching bands and street parties are about to converge with slam dunks, 3-pointers and buzzer beaters in New Orleans. Laissez les bons temps rouler! Yes, Mardi Gras revelers and basketball fans alike will “Let the good times roll!” when New Orleans’ famous ...

Philadelphia 76ers' Joel Embiid in action during an NBA basketball game against the Houston Rockets, Friday, Jan. 27, 2017, in Philadelphia. (AP Photo/Matt Slocum)

Embiid out of All-Star events, replaced by Jokic

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NEW ORLEANS (AP) — Philadelphia center Joel Embiid will not participate in the Rising Stars Challenge or the Skills Challenge at All-Star weekend in New Orleans because of an injured left knee. Oklahoma City’s Alex Abrines will replace Embiid on the World Team for Friday night’s Rising ...

President Donald Trump speaks during a meeting with parents and teachers, Tuesday, Feb. 14, 2017, in the Roosevelt Room of the White House in Washington. (AP Photo/Evan Vucci)

Trump declines ESPN invite to fill out bracket

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President Donald Trump won’t be filling out an NCAA Tournament bracket on ESPN this March, unlike his predecessor, Barack Obama. ESPN spokesman Josh Krulewitz says the network expressed its “interest to the White House in continuing the presidential bracket. They have respectfully ...

FILE - In this Sunday, Feb. 12, 2017, file photo, Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu chairs the weekly cabinet meeting in Jerusalem. IsraelÕs prime minister heads to Washington this week for a high-profile meeting with President Donald Trump that is suddenly clouded in uncertainty. After embracing IsraelÕs hard-line nationalist right throughout his presidential campaign, Trump appears to have softened some of his positions on key issues since taking office. (Gali Tibbon, Pool via AP, File)

Israel fumbles goodwill visit of NFL players

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JERUSALEM — It was supposed to be a feel-good visit by a group of professional football players to give a boost to image-conscious Israel. But in an embarrassing fumble by the Israeli government, only five of 11 NFL players in the delegation showed up after being blitzed by Palestinian ...