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The T.L. Express

Jul 11

The RailRiders picked up their third straight win to close out a nine-game homestand on Friday night at PNC Field by knocking off Rochester, 5-1 to sweep the three-game series and win for the fourth time in five...

Heredia dazzles in RailRiders win

Jul 11

MOOSIC – Some scouts have compared Jairo Heredia to Pedro Martinez.However, in his first four appearances for the RailRiders, he looked like an anti-Pedro.

Bob Horlacher softball team splits two state games

Jul 11

A timely sacrifice bunt by Gabby Rosenthal led Bob Horlacher to a 16-7 victory over West Point and split a pair of games played Friday in the Pennsylvania state 11-12 double-elimination softball tournament.

Man arrested for striking Game Commission officer

Jul 11

A Monroeton man was remanded to the Bradford County Correctional Facility after being charged with assaulting a Pennsylvania Game Commission Wildlife Conservation Officer, according to the agency's Northeast Region...

PSU's Lift For Life reaches out to fans

Jul 11

That most impressive of milestones is right on the horizon for Penn State's Lift For Life.

Giants Despair a mountain of work for Jack and Darryl Danko

Jul 11

The most successful driver in Giants Despair history describes the event's carnival-like atmosphere as equivalent to your average summer bazaar.

Phillies fire back to sweep Brewers

Jul 10

MILWAUKEE — Jimmy Rollins broke up Matt Garza's no-hit bid with a single in the seventh before sparking a seven-run outburst an inning later, helping the Philadelphia Phillies complete a four-game sweep of the Milwaukee...

Argentina, Germany gear up for fierce finale

Jul 10

RIO DE JANEIRO — The best player in the world goes up against the ultimate team machine, on the world's biggest stage.

Brazil's misery worsens with Argentina in final

Jul 10

SAO PAULO — After their own World Cup hopes fell apart in the most humiliating way, Brazilians must now grapple with the prospect that things could get even worse.Argentina could win.

Tanaka's elbow lands him on DL

Jul 10

CLEVELAND — Yankees pitcher Masahiro Tanaka, who is on the 15-day disabled list with inflammation in his right elbow, was expected to meet with a team doctor Thursday night in Seattle.

Much of NBA quiet as free agency opens

Jul 10

Signing day arrived Thursday in the NBA, though the biggest free agents didn't rush to grab their pens.

Greipel wins 6th Tour stage in a sprint

Jul 10

REIMS, France — Sprint specialist Andre Greipel won a drizzly sixth stage of the Tour de France on Thursday, as crashes again thinned the pack of support riders for rivals hoping to strip Vincenzo Nibali of the yellow...

Uehara leads Women's British Open

Jul 10

SOUTHPORT, England — Ayako Uehara of Japan felt confident with the putter and played in the best weather Royal Birkdale has to offer. It was the right combination to take the lead Thursday in the Women's British Open. And...

Helton: Talladega races still have impact

Jul 10

BIRMINGHAM, Ala. — Mike Helton has seen Talladega Superspeedway's capacity expand in boom times and shrink along with the crowds at one of NASCAR's signature tracks, moving in tandem with the sport's ebbs and...

Waiting game continues for LeBron, NBA

Jul 10

LAS VEGAS — When it comes to LeBron James, all that's certain is this: One fan base is about to feel scorned, and other is about to feel absolute joy.Miami or Cleveland?

Penguins re-sign Megna, Samuelsson

Jul 10

The Penguins re-signed two of their restricted free agents on Thursday. The only question is whether they will both be spending the bulk of next season in Pittsburgh or Wilkes-Barre.

Au revoir, Froome: Tour champ drops out in Stage 5

Jul 9

ARENBERG, France — An injured wrist was just too much for Tour de France champion Chris Froome, in one of the most memorable and crash-marred stages in recent race history.

Mountain Top topples Plains in Little League matchup

Jul 9

PLAINS — Aiden Murphy tossed 5.2 innings and allowed three runs in the winning effort for Mountain Top in the District 16 10-11 year old Little League game on Wednesday. Murphy, Zach Andrews, Shea Makowski and Brennan Magin all...

Penn State's strength will have to come from TE spot

Jul 9

Two words, spoken two years ago, have followed Jesse James ever since.Penn State's top tight end received perhaps the most impressive bit of public praise from Bill O'Brien.

Wyoming Area among WVC teams participation in passing scrimmages

Jul 9

Passing scrimmages essential to success
WEST PITTSTON — Dunmore gets set at the line of scrimmage, and the Wyoming Area defense responds.

NITTANY NOTES: Jay Paterno looks back at the chaos

Jul 9

The ongoing and exhausting legal battle between the Paterno family and the NCAA doesn't look like it'll be ending any time soon.

Penguins welcome Phantoms to division

Jul 9

The Wilkes-Barre/Scranton Penguins will have a new division rival close to home for the 2014-2015 season. The American Hockey League's Board of Governors announced on Wednesday that the Lehigh Valley Phantoms, formerly the...

The T.L. Express

Jul 8

The RailRiders dropped their second straight to Charlotte on Tuesday night falling 11-6 at PNC Field in the resumption of Monday night's suspended game.

Swoyersville Legion finishes undefeated

Jul 8

SWOYERSVILLE — Bill Gregory pitched a three-hitter as Swoyersville defeated Plains 3-1 Tuesday to finish undefeated in the regular season of American Legion Baseball.

NBA free agent LeBron James says little about meetings

Jul 8

LeBron says little about meetings
LAS VEGAS — LeBron James worked out and had a meeting agenda Tuesday.In another summer of NBA Free Agent Frenziness, if James knows where he will be playing next season, he still isn't saying.

Eagle nests at an all-time high both statewide and locally

Jul 8

Another year, another record for Pennsylvania's bald eagles.

Rain can't save RailRiders this time

Jul 8

MOOSIC — For the second consecutive night, the RailRiders' night was cut short due to heavy thunderstorms.

Germany routs Brazil 7-1, reaches World Cup final

Jul 8

BELO HORIZONTE, Brazil — With Neymar out injured, just about everyone in Brazil knew it would be tough against Germany.Nobody ever expected this.

Donald Sterling appears in court for Clippers sale trial

Jul 8

LOS ANGELES — Donald Sterling, fighting his wife's planned $2 billion sale of the Los Angeles Clippers, arrived in court Tuesday to give testimony but sat stolidly as a psychiatrist testified that he's mentally...

World Cup hospitality exec released from jail in Brazil

Jul 8

RIO DE JANEIRO — A World Cup corporate hospitality executive suspected of involvement with a ticket-scalping ring was released from police custody early Tuesday and returned to work.

Marcel Kittel wins 4th Tour de France stage as Chris Froome takes a spill

Jul 8

LILLE, France — Marcel Kittel sprinted to his third stage victory at the Tour de France on Tuesday, while defending champion Chris Froome had a scare in a crash that scuffed up his left side and wrist before a tough day ahead on...

Defending Tour de France champion Chris Froome hurts wrist

Jul 8

LILLE, France — Back on the race's home turf after three days in England, the Tour de France faces a first possible shakeout Wednesday over the bone-rattling cobblestones in northern France.

NCAA suggests contact limits for football practice

Jul 8

The NCAA is suggesting that football teams hold no more than two contact practices per week during the season in guidelines that grew out of a safety and concussion summit early this year.

Michelle Wie, Stacy Lewis: friends linked by golf

Jul 8

SOUTHPORT, England — The friendly matches in South Florida can involve as many as eight players, with teams decided by drawing names from a hat.

Receiver Mahone no longer enrolled at Notre Dame

Jul 8

SOUTH BEND, Ind. — Receiver Will Mahone has no chance of returning to Notre Dame while facing felony charges of assault on a police officer, intimidation of a public servant and vandalism, his attorney said...

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