SWB RailRiders receive 2016 National Championship rings

SWB RailRiders receive 2016 National Championship rings

Just like that, the Scranton/Wilkes-Barre RailRiders can officially close the book on their 2016 campaign, which ended with International League and T...

March 24th, 2017 |  


Calipari makes Memphis return for Sweet 16

Calipari makes Memphis return for Sweet 16

MEMPHIS, Tenn. — John Calipari knows people in Memphis are still pretty upset with how he abandoned their Tigers to take the Kentucky coaching j...

March 24th, 2017 |  


GAR grad Shakir Soto turns heads at Pittsburgh’s pro day

GAR grad Shakir Soto turns heads at Pittsburgh’s pro day

After suffering a Grade 2 quad strain while training for the 40-yard dash less than eight weeks ago, Shakir Soto knew he wasn’t going into the U...

March 24th, 2017 |  


PJW championships back at Mohegan Sun Arena

PJW championships back at Mohegan Sun Arena

The Mohegan Sun Arena is a place where stars bloom into superstars. Most of the athletes who get their start at the Wilkes-Barre Township venue are ho...

March 24th, 2017 |  


No. 11 Xavier knocks off No. 2 Arizona 73-71 in West Region

No. 11 Xavier knocks off No. 2 Arizona 73-71 in West Region

SAN JOSE, Calif. — Trevon Bluiett scored 25 points, Sean O’Mara scored inside with 40 seconds left and No. 11 seed Xavier upset No. 2 Ariz...

March 24th, 2017 |  


No. 1 seed Kansas routs Purdue 98-66 to reach Elite Eight

No. 1 seed Kansas routs Purdue 98-66 to reach Elite Eight

KANSAS CITY, Mo. — It took about 10 minutes for Kansas guards Frank Mason III and Devonte Graham to slow down, gain their composure and get ever...

March 24th, 2017 |  


NFL owners mull cut of regular-season OT

NFL owners mull cut of regular-season OT

NEW YORK — NFL owners will consider proposals next week to cut regular-season overtime from 15 minutes to 10; eliminate players leaping over the...

March 24th, 2017 |  


Gonzaga holds off pesky West Virginia squad

Gonzaga holds off pesky West Virginia squad

SAN JOSE, Calif. — Jevon Carter fired up two potential tying 3-pointers only to see them go off-target and Gonzaga didn’t allow West Virgi...

March 23rd, 2017 |  


Times Leader Sports Report: Pro days and spring ball and Penguins, oh my!

Times Leader Sports Report: Pro days and spring ball and Penguins, oh my!

WILKES-BARRE — In the latest Times Leader Sports Report podcast, host DJ Eberle and Derek Levarse, Tom Venesky and Joe Soprano discuss the Shaki...

March 23rd, 2017 |  


Oregon ends Michigan’s run in Sweet 16

Oregon ends Michigan’s run in Sweet 16

KANSAS CITY, Mo. — Tyler Dorsey scored 20 points and made the go-ahead layup with 1:08 left, and third-seeded Oregon ended No. 7 Michigan’...

March 23rd, 2017 |