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The T.L. Express

Apr 21

Despite a stellar outing by the RailRiders' bullpen, the IronPigs defeated Scranton/Wilkes-Barre 4-2 on Monday night at PNC Field.

A late Penguins revival

Apr 21

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Brandon Sutter, Lee Stempniak and Jussi Jokinen scored in a span of 2:13 of the third period to revive the Pittsburgh Penguins in a 4-3 victory over the Columbus Blue Jackets on Monday...

First inning dooms RailRiders

Apr 21

MOOSIC – Scranton/Wilkes-Barre pitchers threw eight shutout innings on Monday night.Unfortunately for starter Chris Leroux and the rest of the team, the opening inning was shaky.

Patriots outlast Warriors in Ashby Game

Apr 21

WEST PITTSTON — A year ago, Joe Champi wasn't even on Pittston Area's roster. On Monday, he received a big honking trophy from Andy Ashby and is already an early MVP candidate in the Wyoming Valley...

Bobynskyj, Popson lead Crestwood's surge

Apr 21

MOSCOW — Andrew Bobynskyj and Jay Popson led the Comets with six goals apiece in their win over North Pocono, 18-8 in a make-up game.

Murray in the Pens goaltedning mix

Apr 21

Wilkes-Barre/Scranton Penguins netminder Matt Murray came into his first start as a pro Saturday just trying to make an impression.

Hockenbury sets school mark in win

Apr 21

LEHMAN TWP. — Dominic Hockenbury picked up where he left off at the Shippensburg Track and Field Invitational on Saturday.

Knicks send Woodson walking

Apr 21

NEW YORK — Mike Woodson had the Knicks on top of their division and in the second round of the playoffs, destinations that had become unreachable and practically unimaginable in New York.

Bucknell's Muscala heading to NBA Playoffs

Apr 21

ATLANTA — It really hit Mike Muscala a few days ago when he was listening to the Nets' starting lineup at the Barclays Center in Brooklyn.

ON CAMPUS

Apr 21

Furman fuels Bucknell's charge to first
The Bucknell University baseball team stands in first place in the Patriot League and a big reason why the Bison hold such a lofty position is the hitting of senior Corey Furman.

Raiders trade Pryor

Apr 21

ALAMEDA, Calif. — The Oakland Raiders have traded away the final player drafted by late owner Al Davis.

Orioles spoil Boston's party

Apr 21

BOSTON — The Baltimore Orioles scored six runs off Clay Buchholz in the third inning then held on to spoil Boston's Patriots' Day morning game a year after the Boston Marathon bombings with a 7-6 win over the Red Sox...

Mets find the Wright stuff

Apr 21

NEW YORK (AP) — Jenrry Mejia pitched four-hit ball into the seventh inning, David Wright delivered another key hit and the New York Mets beat the St. Louis Cardinals 2-0 Monday night.

On the Mark

Apr 21

It's a huge 16-race slate on tap for this evening at Mohegan Sun at Pocono Downs. Highlighting the big program is two $30,000 Bobby Weiss Series Finals. Let's get right down to the task at hand … picking...

Athlete of the Week

Apr 21

Alexis Steeber
School: BerwickGrade: JuniorSport: Girls Track and FieldEvents: 200, hurdles, jumps

Flyers come alive to break MSG hex

Apr 21

NEW YORK — This win was three years in the making for backup goalie Ray Emery and the rest of the Philadelphia Flyers.

The T.L. Express

Apr 21

Lehigh Valley now has two wins through three games of the four-game series, taking Sunday afternoon's contest 9-4 by scoring multiple runs in the fourth, fifth and seventh innings en route to the...

White Sox power to 14-run romp

Apr 21

ARLINGTON, Texas — Jose Abreu and Jordan Danks each had two-run homers, Erik Johnson combined with three relievers on a two-hitter and the Chicago White Sox snapped a four-game losing streak with a 16-2 victory Sunday over the...

Kuchar rallies for RBC Heritage win

Apr 21

HILTON HEAD ISLAND, S.C. — Matt Kuchar overcame a four-stroke deficit to finally finish on top, when his stunning chip-in on the 18th hole gave him a 64 and a victory at the RBC Heritage on Sunday.

Nene dominates as Wizards rally past Bulls

Apr 21

CHICAGO — Nene dominated with 24 points, Trevor Ariza scored 18, and the Washington Wizards rallied from 13 down to beat the Chicago Bulls 102-93 in their playoff opener on Sunday night.

Jackets-Penguins suddenly a series

Apr 21

COLUMBUS, Ohio — Not so long ago, the Columbus Blue Jackets were the worst team in the NHL.

Bruins bounce back against Red Wings

Apr 21

BOSTON — Justin Florek and Reilly Smith scored in a three-minute span in the first period and the Boston Bruins evened their playoff series with a 4-1 win over the Detroit Red Wings in the Game 2 on Sunday.

Brewers fight their way past Pirates

Apr 21

PITTSBURGH — Khris Davis delivered the biggest hit in a game interrupted by a punch-filled brawl, homering in the 14th inning to lift Milwaukee to a 3-2 victory over Pittsburgh on Sunday.

Rollins delivers clutch hits for Phillies

Apr 21

DENVER — Jimmy Rollins homered early, then hit a go-ahead single in the eighth inning that sent the Philadelphia Phillies past the Colorado Rockies 10-9 on Sunday.

Yankees break out in 12th to down Rays

Apr 21

ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. — Dean Anna drew a bases-loaded walk on a full-count pitch with two outs in the 12th inning and Carlos Beltran followed with a two-run single as the New York Yankees beat the Tampa Bay Rays 5-1 on...

Times Leader Boys Swimming and Diving All-Stars

Apr 21

Matthew EdkinsLake-LehmanJuniorDivingEdkins set a District 2 Class 2A diving...

WVW's Zawatski makes new standards commonplace

Apr 21

It's become a familiar routine for Wyoming Valley West junior swimmer Ed Zawatski.

Flyers' Mason to sit out Game 2 vs. Rangers

Apr 19

NEW YORK — Steve Mason still isn't feeling well enough to play, so Ray Emery will be back in the net for the Philadelphia Flyers in Game 2 against the New York Rangers.

Heat open quest for another title

Apr 19

MIAMI — If the Miami Heat are going to watch their season and reign atop the NBA end at the hands of the Charlotte Bobcats, then fates of the franchises will have to change in a hurry.

Hometown favorite wants to win Boston, for Boston

Apr 19

BOSTON — Shalane Flanagan grew up in nearby Marblehead with a reverence for the Boston Marathon and dreamed, like many locals and foreign runners alike, that she would win the race someday.

Penguins anxious for the playoff grind

Apr 19

Harry Zolnierczyk is about to do something he's never done as a pro: play in the postseason.

Warriors edge Clippers in playoff opener

Apr 19

LOS ANGELES — The Golden State Warriors stumbled out of the gate, missing their first eight shots while falling behind by 11 points and forcing coach Mark Jackson to call two timeouts to steady his young team.

Alabama defense dominates spring game

Apr 19

TUSCALOOSA, Ala. — Blake Sims' bid to replace AJ McCarron as Alabama's starting quarterback hit a snag Saturday afternoon when the Crimson Tide defense dominated the annual A-Day game at Bryant-Denny...

Jimenez leads Langer by 1 shot

Apr 19

DULUTH, Ga. — Fun-loving Miguel Angel Jimenez might turn the Champions Tour into his personal cigar-and-wine club. Ever-serious Bernhard Langer keeps churning out sub-par rounds. Bad back and all, Fred Couples is thriving in the...

Federer beats injured Djokovic to reach final

Apr 19

MONACO — Roger Federer ousted defending Monte Carlo Masters champion Novak Djokovic 7-5, 6-2 Saturday, and the second-ranked Serb said he plans to take a break to let his injured wrist heal.

Donald shoots 66, takes lead at Heritage

Apr 19

HILTON HEAD ISLAND, S.C. — Luke Donald believes he's got the right game on the right course — and is ready to make up for so many near-misses at the RBC Heritage.

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