Deadline deals key for Braves getting to World Series

National Sports

The Associated Press HOUSTON — Atlanta had just stumbled again, losing its seventh straight attempt to reach .500. “This isn’t going to define our season, this series,” Braves manager Brian Snitker said that night at New York’s Citi Field. Little did he know. Two days later, ...

College hoops: Gonzaga player is unanimous selection

National Sports

The Associated Press Drew Timme could have left for the NBA after leading Gonzaga into last season’s national title game. He likely would have been drafted and gone on to have a solid career. But Timme wanted more. Certainly, a chance to finish off a championship run, but also to work one ...

Versatile star at Central shines

Local Sports

Name: Kat Longenecker School: Central Age: 17 Grade: Senior Sport: Soccer Athlete of the week achievement: As a keeper who also plays forward sometimes, Longenecker helped Central go 3-0 in wins over Chestnut Ridge, Bishop Carroll and previously unbeaten Bedford. She had 14 saves in ...

Palmer part of JV’s big victory

Local Sports

Name: Lambert Palmer School: Juniata Valley/Williamsburg Age: 17 Grade: Senior Sport: Football Athlete of the week achievement: Palmer completed 10 of 16 passes with no interceptions for 215 yards and two touchdowns, and rushed four times for 20 yards in a victory at previously ...

Pitt’s win still getting noticed

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From Mirror reports PITTSBURGH — Pitt junior linebacker SirVocea Dennis and senior offensive tackle Carter Warren were honored by the ACC today for their performances in the Panthers’ 27-17 victory over Clemson this past weekend. Dennis was named the ACC Co-Linebacker of the Week, while ...

Browns’ Mayfield not practicing

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The Associated Press CLEVELAND — Browns quarterback Baker Mayfield remains out with a left shoulder injury that could sideline him for this week’s game against the rival Pittsburgh Steelers. Mayfield was not on the practice field during the portion of Monday’s practice open to ...