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Problems on offense include several factors, including wide receivers

PSU

A capsule look at James Franklin’s weekly news conference. Opponent: Indiana (4-3, 1-3) Kickoff: Saturday, 3:30 p.m., Memorial Stadium, Bloomington, Ind. TV: ABC About the Hoosiers: They’ve lost two in a row and three of four, with lone win in stretch being 24-17 at lowly Rutgers. ...

Bosa done at Ohio State to prepare for pro career

National Sports

COLUMBUS, Ohio — Injured defensive end Nick Bosa has decided to leave school to focus on getting ready for the NFL draft in the spring, Ohio State said Tuesday. The junior All-American from Fort Lauderdale, Florida, already had four sacks this season when he suffered a core muscle injury on ...

Ferguson one of 3 to qualify for states

Local Sports

BLAIRSVILLE — Tyrone’s Andrew Ferguson is one of the top high school golfers in the area, but he came into Monday’s Class 2A PIAA Western Regional knowing all too well that it could be the end of his scholastic career. Ferguson was playing in the regional at Tom’s Run for the fourth ...

Lady Lions make history with victory

Scholastic Sports

HOLLIDAYSBURG — The number 13 is widely considered unlucky, but for the Altoona girls soccer team, it proved to be a magical number Monday night. The Lady Lions closed out the regular season with a 4-0 victory over archrival Hollidaysburg at Tiger Stadium for their 13th win of the season, ...

Kendziora sparks Lady Tigers

Scholastic Sports

Name: Rita Kendziora School: Hollidaysburg Area Age: 15 Grade: Sophomore Sport: Soccer Athlete of the week achievement: Kendziora had two goals and three assists in a 6-2 victory over Central Mountain and collected three second-half goals and an assist in a 5-0 victory over ...

Brown carries PC to big victory

Scholastic Sports

Name: Derek Brown School: Penn Cambria Age: 17 Grade: Senior Sport: Football Athlete of the week achievement: Brown carried the ball 38 times for 262 yards and two touchdowns in Penn Cambria’s 25-0 victory over Somerset. Season update: Brown has 924 yards rushing on 177 carries for the ...

Grandal, quiet bats doom LA

National Sports

LOS ANGELES — Of all the chants that could have emanated from the Dodger Stadium stands during the eighth inning of Game 3 of the NLCS, “We want Austin!” was not exactly the most likely. But after Los Angeles catcher Yasmani Grandal committed his third passed ball of the series Monday ...

Chambers enters year with verteran leadership

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From Mirror reports UNIVERSITY PARK — Penn State men’s basketball coach Patrick Chambers and members of the Nittany Lion basketball team met with the media in the Bryce Jordan Center prior to practice on Tuesday. Chambers enters his eighth year at Penn State with a returning nucleus of ...

Falcons fire struggling DC

National Sports

The Associated Press TAMPA, Fla. — Mike Smith is out as defensive coordinator of the Tampa Bay Buccaneers, replaced by linebackers coach Mark Duffner. Riding a three-game losing streak and not showing any signs of being able to fix a porous unit that keeps undermining the team’s ...

Sake to rejoin Red Sox for Game 3 in Houston

National Sports

HOUSTON — Boston Red Sox ace Chris Sale was released from the hospital Monday and will rejoin the team in Houston before Game 3 of the AL Championship Series. Sale was released from Massachusetts General Hospital, where he had gone because of a stomach illness after he pitched in the series ...

Pittsburgh ready to plow forward, with or without Bell

National Sports

PITTSBURGH — Le’Veon Bell’s stall inside the Pittsburgh Steelers locker room has been untouched for months. The Pittsburgh Penguins jersey. The black-and-yellow Jordans. Sweatpants. Cleats. His shoulder pads. Everything remains the same as it was when Bell walked out of the team’s ...

Weather knocks out district events

Local Sports

Weather postponed the District 6 3A team playoffs in girls high school tennis on Monday involving Altoona and Hollidaysburg. The matches will be made up today. Altoona will play at State College at 4 p.m. Hollidaysburg will host DuBois at 3:30 p.m. The winners will play on Wednesday in the ...

Chadbourn pass lifts Guilfoyle

Scholastic Sports

Adam Chadbourn’s 12-yard pass to Hayden Fox was the game’s only touchdown as Bishop Guilfoyle survived a late safety to defeat Forest Hills, 8-2, in junior varsity football action Monday. AJ Kilmartin scored the two-point conversion for the Marauders. SCORE BY QUARTERS Forest Hills 0 ...

It’s Warriors — and everyone else

National Sports

The Associated Press NBA Commissioner Adam Silver will be at Oracle Arena tonight, handing the Golden State Warriors what will be their third set of championship rings from the last four seasons. A banner will be displayed. Highlights will be shown. And then the Warriors will have to ...

Negley makes history for Central girls in win

Scholastic Sports

MARTINSBURG — Ashley Negley scored twice to reach 100 goals for her career, and Alana Padula scored late with an assist from Avery Black to lift Central over Tyrone, 4-3, on senior night in Mountain League girls soccer action Monday. The Lady Dragons went into halftime tied, 2-2, before ...

Lady Bulldogs pick up 13th win of season

Local Sports

LOYSBURG — Claysburg-Kimmel improved to 13-4 with a 25-14, 25-16, 25-21 win over Northern Bedford Monday night in girls high school volleyball action. Megan Hartman had 13 service points and seven kills to go with 13 service points and 14 assists from Corryne Weyandt. Teammate Justinna ...

Bainey strong for P-O

Local Sports

PHILIPSBURG — Samantha Bainey took second place Monday with a time of 24:50 for Philipsburg-Osceola, which split a tri-meet by defeating Central, 18-45, but fell to Bellefonte, 22-37, in high school cross country action. Bellefonte also defeated Central, 23-32. In boys action, P-O ...

PSU football recruit

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DENVER LIGHT Position: Linebacker Recruiting class (size): 2019 (17 players) Hometown/School: Tyrone/Tyrone Area High School Height/Weight: 6-2/215 Stars: 2 (247) Other top offers: Fordham, Saint Francis Notable: A four-year starting linebacker, he committed to Fordham in late ...

IU looks at PSU as rebound game

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By Michael Marot The Associated Press Wes Martin and Jacob Robinson beat Indiana coach Tom Allen to the speech Monday. After contemplating a second straight loss for roughly 36 hours, the two seniors wanted to make this weekend’s challenge perfectly clear to their teammates. So Allen ...

NHL not changing its status on pot

National Sports

The Associated Press As Riley Cote took and delivered countless punches over more than a decade of junior and pro hockey, he was eager to avoid painkillers. Early on, marijuana was touted to the enforcer as a healing option. “I started noticing some therapeutic benefits,” Cote said. ...