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Penn State women at Towson

National Sports

Tipoff: 4 p.m., SECU Arena, Towson, MD. Records: Penn State (0-0); Towson (0-0) Coaches: Penn State coach Carolyn Kieger is 99-64 overall, having spent the previous five seasons at Marquette. Diane Richardson is 29-34 overall, 15-21 Colonial Athletic Association (CAA) entering her third ...

SFU men at VCU

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Tipoff: 7 p.m., Siegel Center, Richmond, Va. Records: Saint Francis (0-0); VCU (0-0) Coaches: Rob Krimmel is 97-123 entering his eighth season at Saint Francis and overall. Mike Rhoades is 43-23 entering his third season at VCU and 287-151 in 16 seasons overall. Radio: Online at ...

Nationals make White House visit

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WASHINGTON — President Donald Trump mostly stuck to sports Monday while honoring the World Series champion Washington Nationals, who had a handful of players skip the White House visit. Amid an impeachment inquiry on Capitol Hill and Washington feting its first Major League Baseball ...

SFU women at Virginia Tech

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Tipoff: 7 p.m. at Cassell Coliseum, Blacksburg, Va. Records: Saint Francis (0-0); Virginia Tech (0-0). Coaches: Keila Whittington is 0-0 in her first season at Saint Francis; Kenny Brooks is 65-40 in his fourth year at Virginia Tech and is 402-162 in his 17th year overall. Internet ...

Browns cut loose DB after his tweet

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The Associated Press CLEVELAND — Jermaine Whitehead’s disturbing social media rant cost him his job. The Browns cut the safety Monday, hours after the team reprimanded Whitehead for “totally unacceptable and highly inappropriate” posts following a 24-19 loss to the Denver Broncos on ...

AD has timetable for next coach

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The Associated Press TALLAHASSEE, Fla. — Florida State athletic director David Coburn would like the Seminoles to have a new head football coach by the end of the regular season. The AD doesn’t seem to be wasting anytime; he doesn’t like the direction the football program is going and ...

Lady Eagle named an ML all-star

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Tyrone’s Mattie Cherry was named to the first team of the Mountain League girls volleyball all-star team Cherry was the only local player named to the squad. There were six locals picked for the second team. That list included Tyrone’s Makenna Bauer, Central’s Lainie Heuston, ...

Sports observations in November

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Some general observations while finding it hard to believe that the high school fall sports regular season is already in the rear view mirror. This time of year is do-or-die for scholastic playoff teams, and they are battling for more than championships. Programs that have been successful ...

Lady Colts rally after first game

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SIDMAN — Northern Cambria overcame a rough patch and eked out a 3-1 victory against Fort Cherry in a PIAA Class 1A girls’ volleyball match at Forest Hills High School. The Lady Colts, who won by the match scores of 21-25, 25-16, 25-14, 26-24, raised its record to 20-1. “Any time you ...

Lady Devils fall to D3 champion

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MECHANICSBURG — Central Cambria was on the verge of seeing its volleyball season end on a quiet note Tuesday, with the Red Devils facing a large deficit in a match that showed little sign of turning around. Then, improbably and abruptly, the Red Devils turned a match whose outcome was ...

Mickelson out of Top 50 golfers

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SHANGHAI — The streak ended with little fanfare, and that was just fine with Phil Mickelson. He slashed his way to a tie for 28th in the HSBC Champions, with only 100 or so fans following along. Mickelson played his last nine holes right behind Rory McIlroy, but only because Lefty was in ...

Penske buys Indy Speedway, IndyCar Series

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Roger Penske was a car-loving, 14-year-old who regularly listened to the Indianapolis 500 on the radio when his father landed tickets to the 1951 race. They made the trek from Cleveland, and when Penske saw the cars zipping around Indianapolis Motor Speedway at 200 mph he fell instantly in ...

Fortunately .500: Steelers at 4-4 after missed kick

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PITTSBURGH — Mike Tomlin sighed and let out a sentence that, after 13 years on the job, surprised the Pittsburgh Steelers coach for the sincerity with which he meant it. Considering what his team has endured during the first half of a wildly uneven season, it was hard to blame ...

Despite finish, game ‘special’ for Rhodes

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PITTSBURGH — Sunday probably wasn’t the homecoming Indianapolis Colts long snapper Luke Rhodes had in mind. With the game on the line against the Pittsburgh Steelers, Rhodes — a Hollidaysburg product — lined up to snap the ball to placeholder Rigoberto Sanchez for a 43-yard field goal ...

Volleyball, soccer, football playoff sites announced

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The four remaining high school girls volleyball teams and six area soccer teams learned where they will be playing when the first round of the PIAA playoffs begin on Tuesday. District 6 Class 1A girls volleyball champion Northern Cambria will begin its quest to repeat as PIAA champion when it ...

Steelers-Colts highlights, lowlights

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The following are the highlights and lowlights from the Steelers’ 26-24 victory over the Indianapolis Colts on Sunday at Heinz Field in Pittsburgh: Play of the game: Colts veteran kicker Adam Vinatieri badly missed a 43-yard field goal attempt with 1:14 remaining in the game that would have ...

PSU men vs. Md. Eastern Shore

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Tipoff: 7 p.m., Bryce Jordan Center, University Park Records: Penn State (0-0); UMES (0-0) Coaches: Pat Chambers is 127-140 in his eighth season at Penn State and 169-168 in 10 seasons overall. Jason Crafton is entering his first season at Maryland Eastern Shore and was 47-108 at Division ...

At 5-4, Eagles still in it

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The Associated Press PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Despite injuries and inconsistency, the Philadelphia Eagles enter their bye week right in the thick of the playoff race. The Eagles (5-4) are soaring off to their mini-vacations following consecutive wins after back-to-back lopsided losses. They ...

Blue Devils knock off pesky Highlanders

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BELLWOOD — An interception early in the fourth quarter appeared as though it would derail the Bellwood-Antis football team. But with a gritty effort on defense followed by a persistent rushing attack, the Blue Devils got the job done against No. 6 Cambria Heights Saturday in the District 6 ...

Bedford savors another title

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Winning a district title once is an accomplishment by itself, but to do it four years in a row is extraordinary. That’s exactly what the No. 2 seed Bedford girls soccer team has done after shutting out top seed Bald Eagle Area, 3-0, in the District 5-6 Class 2A championship on Saturday at ...