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Henry powers Titans again

National Sports

BALTIMORE — For three quarters, the undermanned Ravens put the clamps on Derrick Henry and the Tennessee Titans. By the time if was all over, the star running back and Tennessee would again head out of Baltimore with an upset victory to savor. Henry ran for a 29-yard touchdown with 5:21 ...

Warriors add Oubre from OKC

National Sports

SAN FRANCISCO — Guard Kelly Oubre is joining the Golden State Warriors to give the team backcourt depth in the wake of Klay Thompson’s latest injury, with Oubre acquired Sunday in a trade from the Oklahoma City Thunder. The Warriors will send a conditional 2021 first-round draft pick ...

NFL roundup

National Sports

Colts 34, Packers 31, OT INDIANAPOLIS — After allowing three touchdown passes and 28 first-half points, the Colts gave up only three second-half points. They also forced a game-changing fumble less than a minute into overtime. Rodrigo Blankenship won it with a 39-yard field goal with 7:10 ...

Bisons buffaloed by Central Valley’s offense

Local Sports

Central Valley coach Mark Lyons spent most of the past week worrying about trying to stop Bedford quarterback Mercury Swaim. Imagine his distress when Swaim took the Bisons’ first play from scrimmage for what looked like it was going to be a 68-yard touchdown run. But suddenly, everyone ...

Lions lose to Iowa, sink to 0-5 for first time; Freiermuth out for year

PSU

UNIVERSITY PARK -- For the first time in their history, the Nittany Lions are 0-5. Penn State was drubbed by Iowa, 41-21, Saturday at Beaver Stadium, and it’s suddenly looking like a real possibility that the Nittany Lions could actually go through the season without a win. For the ...

Skidding Jags up next for Steelers

National Sports

JACKSONVILLE, Fla. — Pittsburgh and Jacksonville have played some real nail-biters. Ten of their past 12 meetings have been one-score games, including several decided on the final drive and a few on the final play. The past two might have been the best between the former AFC Central ...

Taking a deeper look at PSU’s offensive line

PSU

As Penn State attempts to crack the win column for the first time this season, it finds an opponent in which James Franklin has dominated. That’s right, Franklin is 4-0 against Kirk Ferentz and the Iowa Hawkeyes, the No. 1 series resume item CJF has since taking the Penn State job in ...

No masking latest state orders

Voice of the Fan

Pennsylvania’s Secretary of Health, Dr. Rachel Levine, recently unveiled two new measures to try to temper yet another startlingly fast coronaviral spread, something that may end up being the most unwelcome encore performance in the Keystone state since incumbent Tom Corbett fell short in his ...

Documentary focuses on Tiger

Voice of the Fan

By Joe Reedy The Associated Press A look at Tiger Woods through the prisms of race and identity will be the subject of an of an ESPN documentary debuting later this month. “Tiger Woods: America’s Son” will premiere on Nov. 29. The one-hour documentary explores the significance of ...

Indiana gets big chance; FSU takes big fall

PSU

By Ralph D. Russo The Associated Press Indiana will play at Ohio State, and Clemson will visit Florida State on Saturday. One of these games is a matchup of ranked teams that will go a long way toward deciding a division title. The other carries a 35-point spread. As three-time national ...

Pitt climbs out of ACC’s messy middle

Local Sports

By Will Graves The Associated Press PITTSBURGH — It’s supposed to be Senior Day for Pittsburgh wide receive DJ Turner and the nearly two dozen other Panthers scheduled to play at Heinz Field for the last time on Saturday when Pitt hosts Virginia Tech. Technically, it still is. Maybe. ...

Who’s playing the Cowboys? Take the Vikings

National Sports

By Barry Wilner The Associated Press For your knockout pool entertainment this weekend, NFL Pro Picks has moved along with its selection of Tampa Bay and now tries someone new. Minnesota, winners of three in a row, is coming off a Monday night victory on the road in Chicago where the ...

ICC will delay start of winter sports

Local Sports

The Inter-County Conference school districts have met and determined that in the interest of student and staff safety amid increasing numbers of COVID-19 cases in all communities, all winter sports practices will be delayed and shall begin on Monday, Dec. 14. The first competition date for all ...

Franklin, Lions block out ‘noise’

PSU

UNIVERSITY PARK — On Sept. 16 James Franklin tweeted out his excitement for the return of Big Ten season, and like most of Franklin’s tweets, the caption above read #WeAre. Below, in the 81 comments, there was support, praise and encouragement with messages that read “’Trusting the ...

Bucs DFA Williams, Osuna

Local Sports

From Mirror, wire reports PITTSBURGH — The Pittsburgh Pirates selected infielder Rodolfo Castro and pitcher Max Kranick to add to their 40-man roster on Friday. To make room on the 40-man roster, RHP Trevor Williams and INF/OF Jose Osuna were designated for assignment. “We felt like ...

Coach takes brave stand against COVID-19

National Sports

For Mark Rose, football is more than a living. It’s a way of life. But it’s not worth dying for. Rose has become a lonely but powerful voice: a longtime high school coach — one of the more successful in football-mad Alabama — who finds it ludicrous to be carrying on with prep ...

Sports at a glance

National Sports

Mask issue cleared up In the Atlantic Coast Conference, Pittsburgh said its football players will be outfitted with face coverings to use on the field and sideline during its home game against Virginia Tech on Saturday, in accordance with recent guidelines handed down by state officials in ...

Deals flying in NBA free agency

National Sports

By Tim Reynolds The Associated Press The last time Facundo Campazzo and Nikola Jokic shared a court in a real game together was during last year’s Basketball World Cup in China. Campazzo was dazzling and Argentina prevailed, ending the championship hopes for Jokic and Serbia. Soon, ...

Restrictions in Canada send Raptors to Tampa

National Sports

TORONTO — The Toronto Raptors will start the NBA season next month in Tampa, Florida, because of travel restrictions by the Canadian government stemming from the pandemic. The Raptors had been looking at other sites for several weeks, including Sunrise, Florida, the home of the NHL’s ...

Reflections on 20 years of deer hunting in the state

Outdoors

It seems hard to believe that it is time to write about the opening day of the regular deer season this week. I began writing my weekly outdoors column for the Mirror about 20 years ago, and until last year, my annual column about the first day of deer season traditionally appeared on the ...