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POWELL’S PREDICTIONS: Week 5 NCAA Football Game Picks

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Miles Sanders is a monster. WEEK 4 REVIEW: Last week, I said that I wanted to see the video game statistics from either Trace McSorley or Miles Sanders in what was going to be a blowout against Illinois. Well, that’s exactly what we got. Sanders was looking like OJ Simpson out there ...

LHU Women’s Soccer to host ID Clinic

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LOCK HAVEN — The LHU women’s soccer team announces the date for their annual youth soccer clinic on Sunday, October 21st. The clinic will run from 2:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m. and will be held at Hubert Jack Stadium. The cost for the clinic is $55 and is open to girls ages 14 to 18 and will ...

LHU Field Hockey to host No. 14 Saint Joseph’s, Rider

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LOCK HAVEN — The Lock Haven University field hockey team is set to return home and host a pair of weekend games including a Friday (Sept. 28) conference game vs. nationally-ranked Saint Joseph’s. The Bald Eagles will also host Rider on Sunday. Setting the stage: Friday’s home contest ...

Star-laden Penguins hope longer summer equals faster start

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By WILL GRAVES AP Sports Writer PITTSBURGH — Sidney Crosby can admit it now: The Pittsburgh Penguins were tired last season, a natural byproduct of becoming the first franchise in two decades to win consecutive Stanley Cups. And though the Penguins came as close as any team in the last ...

Steelers hope win over Bucs sign of things to come

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By WILL GRAVES AP Sports Writer PITTSBURGH — Vance McDonald insists he wasn’t sending some sort of message when the Pittsburgh Steelers tight end extended his right arm toward Tampa Bay’s Chris Conte and jammed the Buccaneers defensive back into the turf on Monday night. It was a ...

Penn State-Ohio State Football Game Notes

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UNIVERSITY PARK — In one of the most anticipated games of the week, No. 4 Ohio State will visit Beaver Stadium to take on No. 9 Penn State in its annual Penn State White Out game Saturday night. The primetime tilt is set for 7:30 p.m. on ABC. Penn State is also hosting ESPN’s College ...

PSU Football’s Miles Sanders selected Big Ten Player of the Week

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UNIVERSITY PARK — Junior running back Miles Sanders (Pittsburgh) claimed Big Ten Co-Offensive Player of the Week honors after a 200-yard performance at Illinois Friday night. It is the first career weekly honor for Sanders, who shares the awards with Ohio State’ Dwayne Haskins. Sanders was ...

Wentz back, Eagles aim for return of other top skill players

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PHILADELPHIA — Even with Carson Wentz back, the Philadelphia Eagles are far from complete. Three of the team’s top skill position players weren’t on the field for Sunday’s 20-16 win over Indianapolis but could be nearing a return. Wide receiver Alshon Jeffery and running backs Jay ...

Star OSU end Nick Bosa will miss game against Penn State

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COLUMBUS — Ohio State will be without one of its star defenders when head coach Urban Meyer and the No. 4 Buckeyes travel to No. 9 Penn State on Saturday. Nick Bosa, an expected top-five 2019 NFL Draft pick and defensive end, will not play against the Lions, Meyer said on Monday. He was ...