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Brother of Randle El surrenders to police

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The Associated Press CHICAGO — A former University of Wisconsin football player who is the brother of a standout in the 2011 Super Bowl surrendered to Chicago police on Saturday in connection with the deaths of two people who were found with gunshot wounds on a road in Janesville, ...

First D6 tourney title worth wait for Vikings

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There was a long delay in announcing the District 6 Class 2A Tournament final team standings and awards to what were mostly Glendale fans, wrestlers and coaches standing on the gymnasium floor at the Altoona Fieldhouse. But it was worth the wait. When it was announced that the Vikings won ...

Altoona’s Sarbo drilling harder to get state medal

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Altoona’s Matt Sarbo placed seventh at 106 pounds at the PIAA Class 3A Championships as a freshman. Many, including Sarbo, expected an even better finish to his sophomore season. He started off well, rolling to a 20-7 major decision in his first bout at the Giant Center. But then he went ...

Hoops du Jour

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Illinois at PSU men Tipoff: 6:30 p.m., Bryce Jordan Center Records: Penn State 20-5 (10-4 Big Ten), Illinois (16-9, 8-6) Coaches: Patrick Chambers is 147-145 in his ninth season at Penn State and 189-173 in 11 seasons overall. Brad Underwood is 42-48 in his third season at Illinois and ...

Sports at a glance

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Karageanes leads Bears Steven Karageanes scored 20 points to help the Great Commission boys basketball team beat Clearfield Alliance, 74-36, Monday night in high school action. The Bears, who led 18-4 after one quarter, also got 15 points from Owen Hildebrand in improving to ...

Red Flash battle to the end in loss

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LORETTO — Saint Francis started its game Monday night against Robert Morris by scoring the first seven points of the game, then only managed seven total points in the second quarter before trimming a 17-point third quarter deficit all the way down to six in the fourth. No matter the time of ...

Mirror wrestling rankings

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106 POUNDS 1. Calan Bollman Chestnut Ridge Fr 33-3 2. Korry Walls Tyrone Fr 24-9 3. Reyan Imler Northern Bedford So 26-9 4. Landon Dunsmore Huntingdon Fr 27-13 5. Jaxon Matthews Central SO 21-15 Ones to watch: Trevor Husick, TM; Josh Diehl, Bed; Nathan Rabenstein, B-A 113 ...

McCutchen upbeat at spring training

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The Associated Press CLEARWATER, Fla. — Andrew McCutchen can speak firsthand about modern medical advancements. He tore his ACL last year — and it wasn’t the first time. “I had an ACL injury when I was in high school, so to kind of compare the two, as far as the process goes and the ...

Duo spark Lady Lions to victory

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STEUBENVILLE, Ohio — The Penn State Altoona women’s basketball team got 22 points from Finnley Christine and 18 points from Alexis Cannistraci in a 71-63 win over Franciscan in an Allegheny Mountain Collegiate Conference game. The Lady Lions, who trailed 17-13 after one quarter, improved ...

Wrestling leaders

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WINS 1. Knisely CR 35-3 2. Mills Hunt 35-5 3. Dull CR 34-8 4. C. Bollman CR 33-3 Johnston Glen 33-3 6. Ka. Burkett CR 33-4 7. Crouch Cent 33-6 8. Eckenrode CH 31-3 9. Z. Dubler Glen 31-5 Walk Ty 31-5 PINS 1. Crouch Cent 21 2. Johnston Glen 20 3. Dull CR 19 ...

Johnson’s final 500 ended after wreck

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DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. — Jimmie Johnson tugged at his baseball cap, walked to a golf cart and sat backward on the dash for a ride out of the Daytona garage. After a Speedweeks where Johnson was hailed by many of his peers as the greatest NASCAR driver of all time, Johnson’s expected final ...

For Pat’s sake: Hornqvist’s goals key to victory

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By Dan Scifo The Associated Press PITTSBURGH — Patric Hornqvist and the fourth line set the tone in another big win for the Pittsburgh Penguins. Hornqvist had two goals and an assist and the Penguins defeated the Detroit Red Wings 5-1 on Sunday. “Sometimes you get lucky out there and ...

Pirates noticing Stallings

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By Will Graves The Associated Press BRADENTON, Fla. — The son’s stay in town has outlasted the father’s. The irony isn’t lost on Jacob Stallings. It wasn’t necessarily supposed to be this way. Stallings was still a catching prospect — and not necessarily a young one — in the ...

Weather forces Daytona 500 to finish today

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By Jenna Fryer The Associated Press DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. — The Daytona 500 has been postponed by rain for the first time since 2012, dampening NASCAR’s season opener that started with a ballyhooed visit from President Donald Trump. The race was postponed after two lengthy delays ...

Davis helps Team LeBron win new All-Star game format

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The Associated Press CHICAGO — Kawhi Leonard scored 30, LeBron James scored 23 and Chicago product Anthony Davis finished with 20 points after hitting the winning free throw to lift Team LeBron to a 157-155 victory over Team Giannis in the All-Star game Sunday night. Leonard, who was ...

Johnson soaking up Daytona scene

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The Associated Press DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. — Jimmie Johnson’s golf cart ride to a meet-and-greet was scrapped Sunday because of tightened security, so he had to walk. Johnson paused when he saw the 22-foot high flagstand, where twice the checkered flag waved to declare him the Daytona 500 ...

Traveling different for Earnhardt now

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The Associated Press DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. — Dale Earnhardt Jr. spent decades taking risks on the track and in the air. He’s trying to minimize both these days. Earnhardt said Sunday before the Daytona 500 that he’s changed his approach to flying following a harrowing crash landing ...

Scott no longer has to wait for that victory on tour

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The Associated Press LOS ANGELES — Adam Scott contemplated the safe shot to get him out of his mess on the 15th hole at Riviera, knowing it would probably cost him his two-shot lead but not yet the tournament. On a Sunday filled with big blunders and untimely mistakes, Scott changed his ...

Lady Lions drop 11th in a row

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The Associated Press UNIVERSITY PARK — Stephanie Jones scored 21 points on 9-of-11 shooting and grabbed 11 rebounds and No. 10 Maryland clamped down defensively in the second half to roll to a 106-69 win over Penn State on Sunday. The Terrapins, who only led 46-45 at halftime, won their ...

Hoops du Jour

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Robert Morris at SFU women Tipoff: 7 p.m. at DeGol Arena Records: Saint Francis (11-14 overall, 9-5 Northeast Conference); Robert Morris (18-6, 13-0). Coaches: Keila Whittington is 11-14 in her first season at Saint Francis; Charlie Buscaglia is 87-36 in his fourth year at Robert ...