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Sports On TV (9/20/18)

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Thursday, Sept. 20 COLLEGE FOOTBALL 7:30 p.m. ESPN — Tulsa at Temple EQUESTRIAN 6 p.m. NBCSN — FEI World Equestrian Games, Vaulting Pas de Deux Freestyle, at Mill Spring, N.C. GOLF 6:30 a.m. GOLF — European PGA Tour, Portugal Masters, first round, at Vilamoura, ...

Sports Transactions (9/19/18)

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Wednesday’s BASEBALL American League NEW YORK YANKEES — Reinstated LHP Aroldis Chapman from the 10-day DL. National League PHILADELPHIA PHILLIES — Reinstated LHP Aaron Loup from the 10-day DL. PITTSBURGH PIRATES — Placed OF Gregory Polanco on the 10-day DL, retroactive to ...

On This Day In Sports (September 20)

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Sept. 20 1913 — Twenty-year-old amateur Francis Ouimet beats Britain’s Harry Vardon and Ted Ray in an 18-hole playoff to win the U.S. Open. 1924 — Grover Cleveland Alexander wins his 300th game as the Chicago Cubs defeat the New York Giants 7-3 in 12 innings. 1939 — Joe Louis knocks ...

As AB Turns; Brown says he’s upset Steelers are losing

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By WILL GRAVES AP Sports Writer PITTSBURGH — The chorus of “The Storm Is Over” by gospel singer Kirk Franklin played as Antonio Brown approached his locker on Thursday, an intentionally apt choice by Pittsburgh Steelers linebacker/DJ Vince Williams to address the latest bit of drama ...

POWELL’S PREDICTIONS: Week 4 NCAA Football Game Picks

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Don’t get me wrong, Penn State looked absolutely dominant against Kent State, but you know me — Of course, I’m going to have some kind of problem. WEEK 3 REVIEW: It’s hard to knitpick a team who has won 63-10, but as the season continues on and the strength of competition increases, ...

Strong second half leads LHU Men’s Soccer past Daemen, 3-1

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LOCK HAVEN – The Lock Haven University men’s soccer team (4-2-1) used a strong second half in which the team scored three goals to knock off Daemen (3-3), 3-1 on Tuesday afternoon in non-conference action. The win helped LHU push their win streak to three games in which the Bald Eagles ...

Penn State Football: Weekly press conference with James Franklin

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UNIVERSITY PARK — James Franklin is ready for a Friday night meeting at Illinois. The leader of the Penn State football program spent time this summer and also last Saturday after a win over Kent State expressing his thoughts about playing a day before his team usually does, and needless ...

AUTO RACING ROUNDUP

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On Saturday night at Selinsgrove Speedway, it was the All-Star Circuit of Champions 36th annual National Open Jim Nace Memorial, and Ryan Smith battled young Freddie Rahmer to pick up his first career win on the big track in his No.11 sprint car. All-Star racer, Aaron Reutzel of Clute, ...

LHU’s Holt named PSAC Men’s Soccer Player of the Week

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LOCK HAVEN – Reginald Holt (Pittsburgh/Penn Hills) of the Lock Haven University men’s soccer team has been named this week’s Co-Pennsylvania State Athletic Conference (PSAC) Player of the Week. Holt, a sophomore-forward, led the Bald Eagles to a 2-0 start to league play thanks to PSAC ...

PSU’s Jonni Parker named B1G Freshman of the Week

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UNIVERSITY PARK – For the second-straight week, the Penn State women’s volleyball team earned the Big Ten Freshman of the Week honor, this time with opposite hitter Jonni Parker taking home the accolade. Parker, the American Volleyball Classic Most Valuable Player, averaged a team-high ...

Penn State-Illinois Football Game Notes

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CHAMPAIGN, Ill. — No. 10/9 Penn State opens its nine-game Big Ten slate at Illinois, taking the field at Memorial Stadium for the first time since 2014 on Friday night. Kickoff is set for 9 p.m. ET/8 p.m. CT on FS1. Penn State is playing its first regular-season game on a Friday since a ...