Essential Quality is 2-1 favorite

National Sports

The Associated Press NEW YORK — Essential Quality was set Tuesday as a 2-1 favorite for the Belmont Stakes, which will be run Saturday without a horse from trainer Bob Baffert pending an investigation into Medina Spirit’s failed drug test after winning the Kentucky Derby. Preakness ...

PSU announces full capacity for Beaver Stadium this fall


UNIVERSITY PARK -- Penn State Athletics today announced a return to full capacity in Beaver Stadium and other athletics venues for the 2021-22 academic year based on the June 1 updated guidance from Gov. Tom Wolf lifting all COVID mitigation orders. “We are excited to welcome our 107K ...

Bucs fall to Royals

Professional Sports

KANSAS CITY, Mo. — Adalberto Mondesi hit a two-run homer, Mike Minor pitched six solid innings and the Kansas City Royals beat the Pittsburgh Pirates, 7-3, on Monday night. The Royals have won 10 of 16 to get back to .500 for the first time since an 11-game losing streak dropped them four ...

Athlete of the Week: Lechleitner gives golden effort

Local Sports

Name: Adam Lechleitner School: Central Cambria Age: 18 Grade: Senior Sport: Track and field Athlete of the week achievement: Lechleitner ran the third leg of Central Cambria’s state championship-winning 3200-meter relay team that finished in 7:59.7 at the PIAA Class 2A ...

Mistake by Bucs’ Craig magnified

Sports Columns

Notes and observations from the area sports world as June begins: n With suspect starting pitching and a lack of offensive firepower, the Pittsburgh Pirates are where everybody thought they’d be — at the bottom of the National League Central Division standings. After a surprising 12-11 ...

Athlete of the Week: Campbell peaking at right time

Local Sports

Name: Kyla Campbell School: Glendale Age: 17 Grade: Junior Sport: Softball Athlete of the week achievement: Campbell pitched two three-hitters to help Glendale advance to the District 6 Class 1A championship game. She allowed just one earned run and struck out eight in a 12-2 victory ...