Leafs select Matthews at No. 1

Leafs select Matthews at No. 1

BUFFALO, N.Y. — Once the “Go Leafs, Go!” chants subsided after Toronto selected Arizona-born center Auston Matthews with the first p...

June 24th, 2016 updated: June 24th, 2016. |  


Pigeon extinction opens eyes at PGC program

Pigeon extinction opens eyes at PGC program

Bill Williams interjected humor throughout his presentation on the passenger pigeon on Thursday at the Pennsylvania Game Commission region office in D...

June 24th, 2016 |  


Dallas’ Cory Metz named Times Leader Boys Lacrosse Player of the Year

Dallas’ Cory Metz named Times Leader Boys Lacrosse Player of the Year

From the moment Cory Metz began lacrosse on the youth level, it was clear he had the ability to succeed.And, when he made a position change as a fresh...

June 24th, 2016 |  


2016 Times Leader Boys Lacrosse All-Stars

2016 Times Leader Boys Lacrosse All-Stars

FIRST TEAMRyan MaginSr., CrestwoodMagin, who played attack, led the Comets in goals (57) and points (74) while ranking second in assists (17). He help...

June 24th, 2016 |  


Mark Teixeira completes rehab assignment with Scranton/Wilkes-Barre RailRiders

Mark Teixeira completes rehab assignment with Scranton/Wilkes-Barre RailRiders

MOOSIC — Even in the throes of a minor league hitting funk Mark Teixeira created a sense of drama.The aging major league all-star stepped to the...

June 24th, 2016 |  


76ers take Ben Simmons with No. 1 pick in NBA draft

76ers take Ben Simmons with No. 1 pick in NBA draft

NEW YORK — The Philadelphia 76ers selected LSU freshman Ben Simmons with the No. 1 pick Thursday night as the NBA draft opened with three straig...

June 23rd, 2016 updated: June 23rd, 2016. |  


PSU assistants receive contract extensions

PSU assistants receive contract extensions

STATE COLLEGE — James Franklin ended up replacing a third of his coaching staff over the winter. The Penn State boss is eager to regain some sta...

June 23rd, 2016 |  


Local roundup: Greater Pittston, Northwest win Little League junior softball titles

Local roundup: Greater Pittston, Northwest win Little League junior softball titles

Maddisyn Antal homered to lead a big night at the plate for Greater Pittston, beating Nanticoke 13-3 on Wednesday to win the District 16 Little League...

June 22nd, 2016 updated: June 22nd, 2016. |  


RailRiders keep the streak going

RailRiders keep the streak going

MOOSIC — On a night when one of the more successful Yankees was in the RailRiders lineup for a rehab appearance, it was the potential future nam...

June 22nd, 2016 |  


Brother of wrestler Kurt Angle pleads guilty in wife’s slaying

Brother of wrestler Kurt Angle pleads guilty in wife’s slaying

PITTSBURGH — Pro wrestler and former Olympian Kurt Angle’s brother has admitted under a plea deal that he killed his wife at their Pennsyl...

June 22nd, 2016 updated: June 22nd, 2016. |