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Klay set to play Game 4

National Sports

OAKLAND, Calif. — Everyone knows about Klay Thompson’s ability to get dangerously hot in a hurry on offense. His stingy defense might just be the thing that matters most when he returns for the Golden State Warriors in Game 4 of the NBA Finals tonight with his team trailing Toronto ...

Warriors investor banned for shove

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OAKLAND, Calif. — The Golden State Warriors’ investor who shoved Toronto guard Kyle Lowry during Game 3 of the NBA Finals won’t attend any more games in the series. The Warriors said Thursday that they and investor Mark Stevens, who is listed in the team’s media guide as a member of ...

Anisimova, 17, tops 2018 French Open champ in quarters

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PARIS — Amanda Anisimova smacked one last backhand winner to complete her upset of defending champion Simona Halep in the French Open quarterfinals, flung her racket and covered her mouth with both hands. Eyes wide, Anisimova then spread her arms with palms up and said, “What?!” In a ...

Archer, Bell help Pirates win Braves series

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The Associated Press PITTSBURGH — If the Atlanta Braves needed more reason to purse free agent pitcher Dallas Keuchel, they may have gotten it on Thursday. Mike Foltynewicz allowed consecutive home runs to Colin Moran and Gregory Polanco in the second inning of a 6-1 loss to the ...

Covering the bases

Altoona Curve

LEADING OFF: The Curve were off Thursday and just finished a stretch that saw them play 16 out of 23 games on the road. Now they’ll play seven in a row at home, as well as 10 out of 13. SAFE AT FIRST: Akron comes to town for four games, with tonight’s series opener set for 7 p.m. Starting ...

Cumming Motors picks up first win

Local Sports

Matt Parks was 3-for-3 with three runs and two RBIs to lead Cumming Motors to its first win of the season in an 8-6 victory over Blair County Oil Thursday at Juniata in a City League-AAABA crossover game. Chase Smith was 2-for-4 for Cumming, drove in two runs and scored another. Austin Miller ...

Rookie Rockies pitcher beats Cubs in Chicago

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CHICAGO (AP) — Peter Lambert allowed four hits over seven innings and struck out nine to win his major league debut, helping the Colorado Rockies beat the Chicago Cubs 3-1 on Thursday. A 22-year-old right-hander selected in the second round with the 44th overall pick of the 2015 amateur ...

Sunnehanna remains up to the challenge

Local Sports

If you’re interested in seeing some of the highest quality golf anywhere in the world, you only have to travel to nearby Johnstown next Thursday through Sunday to see the best amateurs in the world competing in the 66th Sunnehanna Tournament of Champions. The club welcomes all fans, at no ...

The latest DelBaggio is growing his career

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The DelBaggio name has been one of the most significant in the annals of local golf history over the past half-century, and Altoona-native Austin DelBaggio is looking to add a chapter of his own. DelBaggio, a 2017 graduate of Altoona Area High School, recently completed his sophomore year in ...

DeGol gets another Scotch Valley trophy

Local Sports

HOLLIDAYSBURG —- Anthony DeGol was the winner for the third straight year in the championship flight of the Scotch Valley Country Club Match Play Championships recently. Quinten Dziabo finished as the runner-up. Seth Smith won the first flight, Dan McGrath was the winner of the second ...

Eagles give Wentz $128M over 4 years

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PHILADELPHIA — Carson Wentz proved to the Philadelphia Eagles in three years he’s worth a huge investment. Wentz and the Eagles have agreed on a four-year contract extension through the 2024 season. The deal announced Thursday night adds four years to Wentz’s rookie contract. It’s ...

In control Bradley has lead

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The Associated Press ANCASTER, Ontario — Keegan Bradley had a 7-under 63 for a one-shot lead after the first round of the RBC Canadian Open on Thursday. “Today I was in complete control of my ball,” Bradley said. “Then when you couple that with feeling good on the greens, that’s ...

Sports at a glance

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PSU hoops to get Wake Forest UNIVERSITY PARK – The Penn State men’s basketball team will host Wake Forest on Wednesday, Dec. 4 in the 21st annual Big Ten/ACC Challenge. The meeting in the Bryce Jordan Center will be the teams’ first as Challenge opponents and the first since a ...

Raptors take care of wounded Warriors

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The Associated Press OAKLAND, Calif. — Kawhi Leonard, Danny Green and Kyle Lowry kept finding answers for every big shot by Stephen Curry and the beat-up Warriors, and the Toronto Raptors grabbed a pivotal road win in the NBA Finals by beating Golden State 123-109 on Wednesday night for a ...

‘Dream come true’

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INDIANA — Tyler Adams, a 2015 graduate of Central Cambria High School, had a pretty good day on Wednesday. Adams, a junior left-handed pitcher for the IUP baseball team, was selected by the Philadelphia Phillies in the 27th round of the 2019 Major League Baseball First-Year Player Draft ...

Big 10 part of game in Las Vegas

PSU

The Associated Press The Big Ten and SEC will soon be heading to the Las Vegas Bowl, taking turns facing the Pac-12 when the game moves into a new billion-dollar NFL stadium in 2020. The Big Ten, Southeastern Conference and Big 12 unveiled bowl lineups for the 2020-25 seasons Tuesday. Other ...

Curve coming home off three-game Erie sweep

Altoona Curve

Next stop Tonight: Idle Next game: Akron at Altoona, Friday,7 p.m. Record: 27-29 From Mirror reports ERIE — The Curve finished off their best three-game stretch of the season Wednesday to sweep a series at Erie. Altoona rolled to a 6-2 victory in its second straight morning game ...

Blues winning battle of attrition

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BOSTON — Twice the Boston Bruins have been forced to finish a Stanley Cup Final game down a defenseman. The St. Louis Blues won each time. That’s not a coincidence. Wearing out opponents and winning the war of attrition has been an ingredient of the Blues’ playoff success. They took ...

Dunn upped game after 2015 cut

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LONDON — Crystal Dunn was among the last cuts from the U.S. national team roster for the 2015 Women’s World Cup in Canada. That just made her all the more determined to get to France. Dunn is expected to start for the defending champions, one of 24 teams competing in this year’s ...

Weather washes out French Open schedule

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PARIS — The second full-day washout at the French Open since 2000 made a mess of the schedule Wednesday and raised the possibility that the Grand Slam tournament will not finish on time. Tournament director Guy Forget said there is a chance that the women’s singles final could be delayed ...