EDWARDSVILLE — Nanticoke's Jenna Lipowski doesn't get many inviting pitches to hit. Such is the life of one of the premier power hitters in District 2 softball.
EDWARDSVILLE — Fruitless in eight at-bats through almost eight innings, the bottom of the order had not done its share to help Holy Redeemer's cause on Thursday. The lower third of the lineup hadn't even reached base.
When Tom Kostopoulos began his pro hockey career in 1999, he listened to veteran teammates talk about how hard it was to walk away.Now, 16 years later, Kostopoulos can relate.
BUFFALO, N.Y. — The circumstances have changed for Dan Bylsma in taking over as coach of the young and rebuilding Buffalo Sabres.
ZURICH — As defiant as ever, Sepp Blatter resisted calls to resign as FIFA president Thursday and deflected blame for the massive bribery and corruption scandal engulfing soccer's world governing body.
PARIS — For Serena Williams, it was a bad right elbow that led to some shaky serving and a dropped set.
CHICAGO — In five seasons under Tom Thibodeau, the Chicago Bulls soared to heights they had not reached since Michael Jordan and Scottie Pippen were collecting championships.
MIAMI — For the first time, the relationship between Dwyane Wade and the Miami Heat seems murky at best.And his future with the team is now in doubt.
ARLINGTON, Texas — Josh Hamilton stepped into the batter's box in Texas to a loud ovation. That got even louder when he lined the first pitch he saw into the right-field corner for a double.
Heavy rain on Wednesday afternoon postponed the District 2 Class 3A softball championship game between Berwick and Nanticoke and changed the schedule for Thursday.
DALLAS — Each time, Adam Zipko got closer.
When Tom Kostopoulos cleaned out his locker on May 15, days after the Wilkes-Barre/Scranton Penguins playoff run concluded, he was faced with uncertainty.
DALLAS TWP. — Finally, the Crestwood Comets broke through a defense that appeared to be as easy to penetrate as a steel wall.
DALLAS TWP. — Overmatched is a harsh word in sports. But is one Wyoming Seminary girls lacrosse coach Catie Kersey was not afraid to use liberally Wednesday.
PAWTUCKET, R.I. — Wednesday's RailRiders game at Pawtucket was supposed to be about the second rehab appearance for Yankees ace Masahiro Tanaka.
BUFFALO, N.Y. — Former Pittsburgh Penguins coach Dan Bylsma interviewed for the Buffalo Sabres' vacancy Wednesday.
ZURICH — The U.S. government launched an attack on what it called deep-seated and brazen corruption in soccer's global governing body Wednesday, pulling FIFA executives out of a luxury Swiss hotel to face racketeering charges and raiding...
ZURICH — Sepp Blatter is arguably the most powerful man in world sports and certainly its greatest survivor.
LONDON — FIFA's sponsorship paymasters are facing mounting calls to put pressure on soccer's global governing body to clean up its act — and fast — following Wednesday's arrest of seven officials.
NEW YORK — Alex Rodriguez hit a three-run homer to break Lou Gehrig's American League record for RBIs, and the New York Yankees beat the Kansas City Royals 4-2 Wednesday to finish a three-game sweep.
EDEN PRAIRIE, Minn. — Adrian Peterson has spent the last five months sending vague and sometimes ambiguous messages about his desire or lack thereof to remain with the Minnesota Vikings.
INDIANAPOLIS — Cash counts in college sports — even in the classroom.
SAN JOSE, Calif. — The San Jose Sharks will hire former New Jersey and Florida coach Peter DeBoer to replace the departed Todd McLellan.
FLORHAM PARK, N.J. — The New York Jets will have a quarterback competition, after all. Well, sort of.
ATLANTA — The season didn't end like they wanted.Not even close.But, despite the sting of a humiliating playoff defeat, the Atlanta Hawks seem closer than ever to winning a championship.
NEW YORK — Six games into the Eastern Conference finals, the New York Rangers and Tampa Bay Lightning have taught hockey fans to expect the unexpected.
IRVING, Texas — Before he even got out of high school, Jordan Spieth had already made the cut as a teenage amateur at the Byron Nelson.
PITTSBURGH — DeAngelo Williams wants to get something straight. Yes, the longtime running back came to Pittsburgh in the offseason to give the Steelers a much-needed influx of depth behind All-Pro Le'Veon Bell.
PARIS — Gael Monfils delivered one final ace, his 21st, and closed out his latest raucous, five-set victory on Court Philippe Chatrier to the delight of roaring, partisan spectators.
Coach George Curry and his Berwick football team returned to the field Tuesday, two weeks after the school district shut down the program for an internal investigation. However, it may be the final season for Curry on the Berwick...
WILKES-BARRE – Anthony Acernese's excitement was hard to hide.
EDWARDSVILLE — A double. Then another. Then a single.Hazleton Area survived Williamsport's first-inning assault unscathed. Williamsport couldn't do the same an inning later Tuesday afternoon.
You don't have to remind Matt Winters. The Nanticoke Area senior attacker understands it completely.
DALLAS – With the District 2 playoffs over and the Pennsylvania Interscholastic Athletic Association tournament set to begin, it is time for a role reversal for the Wyoming Seminary girls lacrosse team.
Ben Gamel's bases-loaded single started a three-run third inning and Mason Williams doubled and scored in the fifth as the Scranton/Wilkes-Barre RailRiders hung on for a 4-3 victory over the Pawtucket Red Sox in an International League game...
Josh Savakinus wrapped up the season and his career with the La Salle University baseball team by being named to the Atlantic-10 Conference second team.
PARIS — Ah, the French Open, the time of year when a certain question is asked repeatedly by American tennis fans: Why can't the country's players, particularly the men, find success on red clay?
PARIS — Rafael Nadal has asked the ATP that chair umpire Carlos Bernardes not be assigned to his matches for the time being because of a dispute between the two at a tournament in February.
NEW YORK — Mark Teixeira homered and drove in four runs, Adam Warren pitched two-hit ball into the seventh inning and the New York Yankees beat the Kansas City Royals 5-1 Tuesday night to send the AL champions to their first three-game skid this...
HOUSTON — When Golden State's Stephen Curry crashed into Trevor Ariza's shoulder, was upended and sent flying toward the court on Monday night against Houston, it felt like forever before he landed.
Former U.S. Open champion Graeme McDowell has heard some reports of Chambers Bay, everything from a massive drop in elevation on a par 3 to a fairway wider than a football field. Until his first practice round for the U.S. Open, he is reserving...
NEW YORK — Wilmer Flores singled home the winning run with two outs in the 10th inning for his second huge hit in two days, giving the New York Mets a 5-4 victory over the Philadelphia Phillies on Tuesday night.
You could say the appeal of professional wrestling struck early for R-Truth.
MOOSIC — Back-to-back one-run losses in the district finals. For Hanover Area, last year's game felt like an ending. Monday's 1-0 loss to Montrose felt more like a beginning.
Jaron Long (3-3) tossed a career-best 7.2 innings on the front end as the Scranton/Wilkes-Barre RailRiders defeated the Pawtucket Red Sox 2-0 on Memorial Day.
MOOSIC — The tying run had actually come to the plate with two outs in the seventh.Only briefly.
FORTY FORT — Jeff Skwierz has been working hard to get back in shape. And it's been paying off.
The victory was so unexpected, so astonishing, not even the gold medal guys who made up the Meyers short relay team knew how they pulled off a state championship run.
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