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Penn State men vs. Bucknell

PSU

Tipoff: 6:30 p.m., Bryce Jordan Center, University Park Records: Penn State (3-0); Bucknell (2-2) Coaches: Pat Chambers is 130-140 in his eighth season at Penn State and 172-168 in 10 seasons overall. Nathan Davis is 91-47 in his fifth season at Bucknell and 232-86 in 11 seasons ...

Delaware at SFU men

Local Sports

Tipoff: 7 p.m., DeGol Arena Records: Saint Francis (2-2); Delaware (5-0) Coaches: Rob Krimmel is 99-125 in his eighth season at Saint Francis and overall. Martin Ingelsby is 49-55 in his fourth season at Delaware and overall. Radio: Online at sfuathletics.com Notes: The Red Flash could ...

NASCAR bullish on future after promising rebound

National Sports

HOMESTEAD, Fla. — The freefall is over, rock bottom hit more than a year ago, the restart button officially activated. Just how cool is NASCAR these days? Michael Jordan said before Sunday’s championship race he sets his clock to watch every week. NASCAR needs more fans to want to be ...

Japan posts slugger for MLB teams

National Sports

The Associated Press NEW YORK — Outfielder Yoshitomo Tsutsugo has been made available to major league teams through the posting process by Yokohama of Japan’s Central League. Major league clubs have until 5 p.m. on Dec. 19 to negotiate with Tsutsugo, who turns 28 on Nov. 26. A corner ...

Launtz stepping down as Juniata’s head coach

Local Sports

HUNTINGDON — After nine seasons at the helm, Juniata College head football coach Tim Launtz announced his retirement on Monday. Launtz, who has been associated with the program for 24 years and has served as the 22nd head football coach since 2011, will stay on at Juniata as a valuable ...

Altoona flavor running at Cal, Pa.

Local Sports

LOCK HAVEN — Altoona Area High School graduates Joe Uliano, Haden Boutiller and Brett George helped the California University of Pennsylvania men’s cross country team place 10th in the NCAA Division II Atlantic Regional Championships. Uliano, a senior, finished 33rd overall with a time of ...

Portage well represented on WestPAC teams

Local Sports

Portage had eight players in three different sports named as WestPAC all-stars for the past fall high school sports season. Making the team in football were Gabe Forst, Seth Georg, Jacob Irvin, Connor Price, Corey Sossong and Ian Thrower. Caitlyn Papcun represented the Lady Mustangs ...

Tyrone grad captures AMCC honor

Local Sports

Penn State Altoona women’s basketball junior guard/forward Alexis Cannistraci was selected the Allegheny Mountain Collegiate Conference’s Player of the Week on Monday for her performance last week. A Tyrone graduate, Cannistraci got her season off to a great start, helping the Penn State ...

Steelers running out of players and time

Local Sports

NFL week 12 Who: Pittsburgh at Cincinnati When: Sunday, 1 p.m. TV: CBS The latest line: Steelers by 6.5 By Will Graves The Associated Press PITTSBURGH — The chaotic ending will live on in infamy. The carnage that came before it, however, could have just as significant an ...

Browns ready to move on with season

National Sports

By Tom Withers The Associated Press BEREA, Ohio — On a shelf in his locker just below where Myles Garrett keeps his collection of miniature model dinosaurs, his orange helmet sat unused. It’s going to stay that way for a while. As Garrett begins his indefinite suspension from the ...

NFL to hear Garrett’s appeal Wednesday

National Sports

By Tom Withers The Associated Press BEREA, Ohio — Browns star defensive end Myles Garrett will make his case to the NFL to have his indefinite suspension reduced on Wednesday. Garrett was banned indefinitely by the league on Friday for striking Pittsburgh quarterback Mason Rudolph with ...

Sports gives much thanks for service

Sports Columns

A pastor friend recently provided opening remarks at a business meeting I attended, using the opportunity to remind us the month of November should be spent in giving thanks. The traditional holiday of turkey and football first came to mind: the heat of the oven warming the kitchen; the ...

Panthers won’t commit on future of their star QB

National Sports

The Associated Press CHARLOTTE, N.C. — Carolina Panthers owner David Tepper says the team won’t decide on the long-term future of Cam Newton with the organization until after they determine if the quarterback has fully recovered from a Lisfranc injury in his left foot. Newton, 30, ...

Tua facing long road to recovery

National Sports

The Associated Press TUSCALOOSA, Ala. — Alabama’s team surgeon said Tua Tagovailoa’s prognosis was “excellent” after the quarterback underwent surgery to repair a dislocated hip, although there is no timeline for Tagovailoa’s recovery. Dr. Lyle Cain said Tagovailoa is expected ...

PSU a huge underdog against Buckeyes

PSU

Penn State’s players say they’re ready for Ohio State. Vegas disagrees — in a big way. The Nittany Lions are 18-point underdogs for this week’s huge showdown in Columbus that will decide the Big Ten East regular-season champ and a whole lot more. The Buckeyes have throttled everyone ...

SFU depth leads Ruggery to choose redshirt

Local Sports

LORETTO — Former Bishop Guilfoyle standout Luke Ruggery already has made a great impression on Saint Francis coach Rob Krimmel in many areas, but Ruggery won’t be showcasing his skills on the court this season for the Red Flash. Saint Francis, which has a good shot to reach the NCAA ...

Four win titles as Penn State rolls in Army Invite

PSU

WEST POINT, N.Y — The Penn State Nittany Lions, ranked No. 1 nationally by InterMat, dominated action at the 2019 Army West Point Invite on Sunday in West Point, N.Y. Fifteen Penn Staters competed at nine weights and the Nittany Lions came away with four champions with 11 total ...

Penn State report card

PSU

Following is Neil Rudel’s report card from Penn State’s 34-27 victory over Indiana on Saturday at Beaver Stadium: POSITION GRADE COMMENT Quarterback B Not so much with his passing (11-23-179) but Clifford was good on third downs with his runs ...

Huskies upset No. 15 Gators

National Sports

STORRS, Conn. — Florida coach Mike White says the early part of this season has been a lot of trial and error as his young players try to find some answers on offense. They did not have many on Sunday. Christian Vital scored 15 points and made a key steal at the end of the game as UConn ...

Spikes, NY-Penn face contraction

Local Sports

The State College Spikes and Williamsport Crosscutters could be in real danger of contraction, along with the entire New York-Penn League. Major League Baseball has a proposal to eliminate 42 minor league franchises and reorganize the remaining 120 teams beginning with the 2021 season. That ...