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Man sues Philadelphia Eagles player who he says seduced wife

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HUNTERSVILLE, N.C. (AP) — A North Carolina man has filed a lawsuit against an NFL player who he says seduced his wife. The Charlotte Observer reports Joshua Jeffords, of Huntersville, filed a lawsuit against Philadelphia Eagles defensive tackle Fletcher Cox in Mecklenburg County Civil Court ...

It’s a boy! Pirates’ Andrew McCutchen announces baby Steel

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PITTSBURGH (AP) — The Pittsburgh Pirates’ star outfielder Andrew McCutchen just became a new father. McCutchen and his wife welcomed their new baby boy named Steel on Monday morning. McCutchen says in an Instagram post that watching his wife go through labor has made him “appreciate, ...

McSorley named Manning finalist

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UNIVERSITY PARK - Junior quarterback Trace McSorley (Ashburn, Va.) is among the 11 finalists for the Manning Award, sponsored by the Allstate Sugar Bowl, for the nation’s top quarterback. Prior to the 2004 college football season, the Manning Award was created by the Allstate Sugar Bowl in ...

Eagles stun No. 11 ranked Rutgers, 22-16, at Thomas Fieldhouse

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BY ALEX WAHL FoR The Express Lock Haven-It was a very anticipated matchup for the Lock Haven University wrestling team against the Rutgers Scarlet Knights, and the Bald Eagles didn’t disappoint. In front of an estimated 2,400 roaring fans, the Bald Eagles came away with a team ...

Tom Elling’s ‘Wrestling Mat-ters’: It’s Nice To Be Back

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It’s nice to be back for another wrestling season. I hope you enjoy my ramblings and opinions. Our local college teams have been doing well. Penn State is rolling again under Cael Sanderson and LHU is really on-the-rise with Scott Moore. And, as Coach Moore aptly pointed out at one of our ...

Barkley and Gesicki headline All-Big Ten Offensive team

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UNIVERSITY PARK — Junior running back Saquon Barkley collects his second-straight first-team All-Big Ten award, while senior tight end Mike Gesicki garners first-team all-conference accolades from the media and second team honors from the coaches to lead the Penn State All-Big Ten contingent ...

Women’s T&F set to open season at Bucknell

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LOCK HAVEN – The Lock Haven University women’s track and field team is gearing up to open its season Friday December, 1 and Saturday December, 2 at the Bucknell Bison Opener. On Friday, LHU will send two athletes to compete in the pentathlon event. Following the action on Friday, The ...

Penn State announces bowl ticket timeline

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UNIVERSITY PARK - The Penn State football team is heading to its 48th bowl game and bowl ticket requests are available for eligible Penn State University Nittany Lion Club members beginning Sunday, Dec. 3, immediately following the bowl announcement via an exclusive pre-sale. At 12:30 p.m. ...

Seven earn NFHCA All-Region Honors

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UNIVERSITY PARK – Seven Nittany Lions were named to the 2017 Longstreth/NFHCA Division I Mideast All-Region team Monday afternoon as announced by the National Field Hockey Coaches Association. The All-Region lists included the Mid-Atlantic, Mideast, Northeast, South, and West. The ...

Penguins goalie Matt Murray placed on injured reserve

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CRANBERRY TOWNSHIP, Pa. — The Pittsburgh Penguins will have to try to shake out of their early season funk without goaltender Matt Murray. The two-time defending Stanley Cup champions placed Murray on injured reserve Tuesday with a lower-body injury. Coach Mike Sullivan called Murray ...

Penn State Volleyball cleans up B1G Postseason honors

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UNIVERSITY PARK – For just the third time in Big Ten women’s volleyball history, both the Big Ten Player of the Year and the Defensive Player of the Year honors have gone to the same program. In 2017, the Penn State women’s volleyball team saw senior Simone Lee take home the Big Ten ...

Penn State Softball releases 2018 schedule

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UNIVERSITY PARK – Penn State softball head coach Amanda Lehotak announced the 2018 schedule, Tuesday, Nov. 28. The 2018 schedule features 20 home dates, which includes 24 home games, four of which are doubleheaders at Nittany Lion Softball Park and Beard Field. The Nittany Lions will take on ...

Tomlin fine with hyping up Steelers’ showdown with Pats

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By WILL GRAVES AP Sports Writer PITTSBURGH (AP) — Sitting across from a Hall of Fame coach turned broadcaster, Mike Tomlin decided to do longtime friend Tony Dungy a solid. Asked about his team’s potential during a taped segment before the Pittsburgh Steelers hosted Green Bay on ...

Lock Haven University’s Kline named EWL Athlete of the Week

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LOCK HAVEN – Freshman Josiah Kline (Tucson, Ariz./Ironwood Ridge) of the Lock Haven University wrestling team has been named the Eastern Wrestling (EWL) Athlete of the Week. The freshman 125-pounder went 3-0 on the way to an individual title at Sunday’s (Nov. 26) Mat-Town Open. Kline ...

Penn State University Nittany Lion Duo Receives Weekly Honors

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WINTHROP, Mass. - Following a stretch of three games within a five-day span, a pair of Nittany Lions have received weekly honors from the College Hockey America (CHA) conference. For Penn State, Hannah Ehresmann (Minnetonka, Minn.) was named the CHA Goalie of the Week, while Natalie Heising ...

Washington, Gorrell snag B1G Weekly Awards

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UNIVERSITY PARK – Following the final week of the regular season, the Penn State women’s volleyball team saw its duo of middle blockers recognized for their weekend of play as senior Haleigh Washington earned her fifth Big Ten Player of the Week honor of the season, and redshirt sophomore ...