News http://timesleader.com/section/feeds.rss Latest Stories from the Times Leader News en-us Copyright 2013 Civitas Media Misericordia faces Wooster in NCAA opener http://timesleader.com/news/localsports/152126769/Misericordia-faces-Wooster-in-NCAA-opener Misericordia is headed to Ohio for the NCAA tournament.The Freedom Conference champs will play Wooster in the opening round on Friday in a four-team pod at Marietta College in southeast Ohio. Mon, 2 Mar 2015 22:55:19 EST Crestwood football player heading to East Stroudsburg http://timesleader.com/news/localsports/152139299/Crestwood-football-player-heading-to-East-Stroudsburg Crestwood cornerback Matt MacDonald signed his Letter of Intent on Monday to play football at Division II East Strousburg University. Mon, 2 Mar 2015 22:55:16 EST Overcoming the ‘Beast’ http://timesleader.com/news/hswrestling/152138255/Overcoming-the-Beast WILKES-BARRE — You crawl. You scrape. You battle toward the top of the mountain.Standing on the peak, you feel like you can accomplish anything.In high school wrestling, there is one pinnacle. Mon, 2 Mar 2015 22:55:12 EST Harrington wins the Honda Classic in a playoff http://timesleader.com/news/golf/152135139/Harrington-wins-the-Honda-Classic-in-a-playoff PALM BEACH GARDENS, Fla. — Whether he was piling up majors or playing so poorly that he lost his PGA Tour card, Padraig Harrington never wavered from one goal in golf. Just get him anywhere near the lead with nine holes to play, and he would happily take his chances. Mon, 2 Mar 2015 22:50:18 EST Jordan, other NBA owners join Forbes’ billionaire list http://timesleader.com/news/nba/152135354/Jordan-other-NBA-owners-join-Forbes-billionaire-list NEW YORK — Michael Jordan and some other NBA owners have reached new heights, landing on Forbes world list of billionaires.Forbes released its list on Monday and noted that Jordan's net worth is estimated at $1 billion, thanks to his well-timed investment in the Charlotte Hornets. Mon, 2 Mar 2015 22:50:16 EST No. 2 Virginia shrugs off slow start, beats Syracuse http://timesleader.com/news/basketball/152141261/No.-2-Virginia-shrugs-off-slow-start-beats-Syracuse SYRACUSE, N.Y. — Anthony Gill scored 17 points to lead four Virginia players in double figures and the second-ranked Cavaliers beat Syracuse 59-47 on Monday night to capture the Atlantic Coast Conference regular-season title for the second straight year. Mon, 2 Mar 2015 22:50:15 EST Rangers win in Yandle’s debut http://timesleader.com/news/hockey/152141908/Rangers-win-in-Yandles-debut NEW YORK — Mats Zuccarello and Derick Brassard both had two assists, and the New York Rangers rebounded from a rare regulation loss and sent the NHL-leading Nashville Predators to their season-worst third straight defeat, 4-1 on Monday night. Mon, 2 Mar 2015 22:50:14 EST Pens, Flyers make deadline trades http://timesleader.com/news/hockey/152140433/Pens-Flyers-make-deadline-trades PITTSBURGH — Jim Rutherford spent his first nine months on the job as Pittsburgh Penguins general manager reassembling the team around franchise cornerstones Sidney Crosby and Evgeni Malkin.The final touches brought back a familiar face. Mon, 2 Mar 2015 22:50:13 EST Busch to follow guidelines toward NASCAR reinstatement http://timesleader.com/news/autoracing/152139427/Busch-to-follow-guidelines-toward-NASCAR-reinstatement CHARLOTTE, N.C. — Kurt Busch has agreed to follow NASCAR's recommended guidelines to be eligible for eventual reinstatement. Mon, 2 Mar 2015 22:50:12 EST NASCAR falls flat in follow-up to Daytona 500 http://timesleader.com/news/autoracing/152139177/NASCAR-falls-flat-in-follow-up-to-Daytona-500 CHARLOTTE, N.C. — NASCAR did not have its finest weekend at Atlanta Motor Speedway, where the follow-up to the Daytona 500 began with the theft of a race car and a parked SUV rolling into Denny Hamlin's motorhome. Mon, 2 Mar 2015 22:50:11 EST Raptors snap 5-game losing streak http://timesleader.com/news/nba/152141981/NBA-Raptors-snap-5-game-losing-streak PHILADELPHIA — DeMar DeRozan scored a season-high 35 points, Lou Williams had 21 and the Toronto Raptors snapped a five-game losing streak with a 114-103 win over the Philadelphia 76ers on Monday night. Mon, 2 Mar 2015 22:45:11 EST