Pittston Area knocks off WVW in D2-5A semifinal

Pittston Area knocks off WVW in D2-5A semifinal

KINGSTON — Pittston Area softball’s Wyoming Valley Conference season didn’t go as plan. Too many close losses led to a sub-.500 reco...

May 26th, 2017 |  


Big league baseball’s founding documents to be auctioned

Big league baseball’s founding documents to be auctioned

LOS ANGELES — In 1876, a group of owners and team officials gathered at a New York hotel to draft and sign the constitution that created basebal...

May 24th, 2017 |  


Hazleton in spotlight in ESPN interview with Chicago Cubs manager Joe Maddon

Hazleton in spotlight in ESPN interview with Chicago Cubs manager Joe Maddon

Chicago Cubs manager Joe Maddon is “The Most Interesting Man in the World,” according to ESPN senior writer Tim Kurkjian.Kurkjian even cla...

May 23rd, 2017 updated: May 24th, 2017. |  


Sean Rodriguez reflects on time with the Pittsburgh Pirates

Sean Rodriguez reflects on time with the Pittsburgh Pirates

ATLANTA — Sean Rodriguez, the Atlanta Brave, looks much like he did the past two years in Pittsburgh. The main differences may be the additional...

May 23rd, 2017 |  


All Rise! The Judge’s Chambers, in session at Yankee Stadium

All Rise! The Judge’s Chambers, in session at Yankee Stadium

NEW YORK — The verdict is in: Rookie slugger Aaron Judge is getting his own rooting section at Yankee Stadium.Now in session, The Judge’s ...

May 22nd, 2017 |  


Dodgers Hall of Fame manager Lasorda hospitalized

Dodgers Hall of Fame manager Lasorda hospitalized

LOS ANGELES — The Los Angeles Dodgers say Hall of Fame manager Tom Lasorda has been hospitalized.The 89-year-old Lasorda is resting comfortably,...

May 20th, 2017 updated: May 20th, 2017. |  


Rangers, Phillies to meet for 1st time since Cole Hamels trade

Rangers, Phillies to meet for 1st time since Cole Hamels trade

Life is busy these days for Matt Harrison, though not necessarily the kind of busy he was expecting for the final year of the five-year, $55 million c...

May 16th, 2017 |  


Derek Jeter’s No 2 retired by Yankees

Derek Jeter’s No 2 retired by Yankees

NEW YORK — Derek Jeter held a microphone and spoke without notes to the crowd that filled sold-out Yankee Stadium. His No. 2, the last of the si...

May 14th, 2017 updated: May 14th, 2017. |  


Harper, Nationals reach $21.6 million deal for 2018 season

Harper, Nationals reach $21.6 million deal for 2018 season

WASHINGTON — Bryce Harper and the Washington Nationals have reached a $21,625,000 deal for the 2018 season, a contact that covers the slugging o...

May 13th, 2017 updated: May 13th, 2017. |  


Carlos Ruiz, Robinson Cano lead Seattle Mariners past Philadelphia Phillies

Carlos Ruiz, Robinson Cano lead Seattle Mariners past Philadelphia Phillies

PHILADELPHIA — Just like the old days, Carlos Ruiz soaked in the adoring cheers after another clutch hit.It didn’t matter he was a visitin...

May 10th, 2017 |