PLAINS TWP. — The Mohegan Sun casino is always jam-packed on Saturday night. Throw in the biggest horse race of the year, a boxing match dubbed the fight of the century with a $50,000 purse harness race in between at the Downs at Mohegan Sun...
WILKES-BARRE — Oskar Sundqvist needs to play in the upcoming series against the Manchester Monarchs.
LAS VEGAS — The check was for $100 million, a payday so mind boggling that Floyd Mayweather Jr. couldn't help but show it to a few reporters when the night was done.
WILKES-BARRE — Jeff Skwierz forgot his watch at home. That meant the Forty Fort resident had no way to pace himself on his mile times.
Holy Redeemer softball has a place to call home and the former Heights Little League field has found a new life.
The Coughlin boys and the Holy Redeemer girls teams walked away with first-place team finishes at the James Cross Wilkes-Barre Invitational held on Saturday at the Plains Solomon Complex.
The article “Penguins cheer on team onto the second round” on 5B of the Sunday Times Leader sports section contained an error. The Wilkes-Barre/Scranton Penguins will be playing the Manchester Monarchs in the second round of the AHL...
MONTREAL — Steven Stamkos scored his first goal of the playoffs and the Tampa Bay Lightning beat the Montreal Canadiens 6-2 on Sunday night to take a 2-0 lead in the Eastern Conference semifinal series.
LOUISVILLE, Ky. — Lured by the promise of carrots, American Pharoah was led out of the barn to face a throng of cameras.
SAN FRANCISCO — Rory McIlroy didn't need another comeback to win the Match Play Championship.
TALLADEGA, Ala. — At a track that has always been good to his family, in front of an adoring crowd that so clearly favors him over everyone else in the field, Dale Earnhardt Jr. cruised to an emotional first win of the...
OAKLAND, Calif. — Stephen Curry had 22 points and seven assists, and the Golden State Warriors wore down the undermanned Memphis Grizzlies in a 101-86 victory in Game 1 of the Western Conference semifinals Sunday.
Kendra Croker teamed for a victory at No. 2 doubles, then clinched the match for Wilkes with a 6-0, 6-1 victory in the top singles match Saturday as the Colonels captured their ninth straight Freedom Conference women's tennis crown with a 5-0...
The state Department of Environmental Protection says black-legged ticks, the ones that transmit Lyme disease, are present in all 67 counties in the state.
During his time as a Wildlife Conservation Officer, Dave Allen is used to having a deputy WCO ride along during patrols.
They had originally hoped to get the phone call a day earlier than this. But both Adrian Amos and Jesse James were happy enough how things worked out.
There was some extra excitement at Saturday afternoon's Wilkes-Barre/Scranton Penguins hockey practice at the Toyota Sportsplex on Coal Street. The organization invited...
After a strong spring training where most of the focus surrounding Rob Refsnyder was his defensive play, the last thing the second baseman needed was to get off to a slow start.
LOUISVILLE, Ky. — Brilliant but untested, American Pharoah was put to a fight in the Kentucky Derby and won.
If you're an avid baseball fan, you've probably heard a lot recently about Justin Maxwell of the San Francisco Giants.
The timing was perfect when a trail camera set up by Bill Tomalinas captured this mature gobbler in full strut. Younger gobblers don't have an even band across the top of the tail - with a couple feathers in the center being taller than the...
NEW YORK — The New York Rangers needed to bounce back after a tough loss to the Washington Capitals.Chris Kreider didn't need long to get them going.
SAN FRANCISCO — Rory McIlroy finally got his game in order and made short work of Hideki Matsuyama to roll into the quarterfinals of the Match Play Championship on Saturday.
BOSTON — The morning after Alex Rodriguez tied Willie Mays, not to mention won Friday night's game with homer No. 660, the Yankees went on the offensive in their fight over his triggered payments.
DALLAS — Luck can be just important as talent in a big game.Tunkhannock got a dose of good fortune Saturday afternoon against Dallas.