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McCloskey added to 2018-19 PSU Men’s Basketball roster

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UNIVERSITY PARK – Penn State men’s basketball coach Patrick Chambers has announced the addition of 6-5, 210-lb guard Kyle McCloskey to the roster for the 2018-19 season. McCloskey was a member of the 2017 Villanova football program before announcing his intent to transfer to Penn State to ...

IndyCar’s young and restless set for Indy 500

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INDIANAPOLIS — Twenty-three-year-old Zach Veach looks like the perfect guy for IndyCar’s youth movement. He has a solid resume. He has a full-time ride with one of the series’ top teams, stable sponsorship and what appears to be a bright future. He understands the art of doing business ...

PSU’s Erica Dambach announces Women’s Soccer 2018 slate

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UNIVERSITY PARK — The Penn State women’s soccer team has released its 2018 regular season schedule, as announced by head coach Erica Dambach. Penn State is scheduled to play 11 regular season matches at Jeffrey Field. “I’m excited about the 2018 schedule,” Dambach said. “Across ...

Belly-putter ban lifts game for Players winner Simpson

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PONTE VEDRA BEACH, Fla. — Webb Simpson credited everyone around him for winning The Players Championship, his fifth career victory and in some respects his most important. And he didn’t stop with those he considers to be part of his team. Thank-you notes also are in order for the USGA and ...

Penn State Track And Field’s Holmberg captures silver

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BLOOMINGTON, Ind. – Junior Maddie Holmberg (Greensburg, Pa.) set the school record in the heptathlon en route to a silver medal at the 2018 Big Ten Outdoor Track & Field Championships Saturday at the Robert C. Haugh Track & Field Complex. “It feels really good,” Holmberg said on ...

PSU excited for fourth-straight regional

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UNIVERSITY PARK — The Penn State men’s golf team travels to Columbus, Ohio, for the second time this season to compete in the program’s fourth-straight NCAA Regional May 14-16, at the Ohio State Golf Club. The 54-hole regional will feature 18 holes of play each day on the 7,455-yard, ...

Martin drives in four on the way to Curve victory

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READING — Behind a three-hit, four-RBI day by Jason Martin and another strong start by Dario Agrazal, the Altoona Curve beat the Reading Fightin Phils, 7-1, on Sunday afternoon at FirstEnergy Stadium. The Curve (18-15) won two of the three games in the rain-shortened road series against the ...

Met’s deGrom lasts 1 inning, Williams homer lifts Phils 4-2

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PHILADELPHIA — New York’s Jacob deGrom lasted just one inning in his return from the disabled list, and pinch-hitter Nick Williams had a go-ahead, three-run homer off Paul Seward in the sixth inning that carried the Philadelphia Phillies over the Mets 4-2 Sunday. DeGrom needed 45 pitches ...

Simpson completes a big win at Players Championship

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PONTE VEDRA BEACH, Fla. — Webb Simpson navigated his way through a few mistakes but not too much stress to win The Players Championship on Sunday. Staked to a seven-shot lead, no one got closer than four shots of Simpson, even after a double bogey on the 18th hole when his only concern was ...

Harvick chasing perfection after fifth win in 12 races

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KANSAS CITY, Kan. — Kevin Harvick had just taken the checkered flag for the fifth time this season, wheeled his car into victory lane and bathed in another confetti shower when he lamented what could have been. Come again? “Still wasn’t really happy with it,” Harvick said of his No. ...

Familiar faces, farewells, bumping Indy 500 lineup

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INDIANAPOLIS — The throwback month is in full swing at Indianapolis Motor Speedway. Danica Patrick started tuning up for her final race on the historic 2.5-mile oval more than a week ago. Helio Castroneves has been peppered with questions about becoming the fourth four-time winner of the ...

Chuck Knox, who coached multiple teams, dies at 86

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Chuck Knox, the former NFL coach who took the Los Angeles Rams to three straight NFC championship games and also led the Seattle Seahawks and Buffalo Bills, has died. He was 86. The Rams and Seahawks said Sunday that Knox died Saturday night. “He established a winning culture and a legacy ...

Mercedes restores order at top with Hamilton’s victory

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BARCELONA, Spain — Lewis Hamilton and Mercedes are not done just yet. Hamilton put in a dominant performance at the Spanish Grand Prix on Sunday, winning with ease and showing Ferrari that Mercedes remains the team to beat in Formula One. Hamilton’s strong run helped Mercedes ...

Lady Bucks win big on senior night, 15-0 in three innings

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By KEVIN RAUCH For The Express FARWELL- It was a quick three inning game in Farwell yesterday. The Lady Bucks batted around three times to go up 15-0 over the Sugar Valley Charter School Lady Phoenix, calling a stop to the contest due to the 15-run mercy rule. The Lady Bucks went up 8-0 ...