The Associated Press
NEW YORK (AP) — Reliever Clay Holmes was acquired by the New York Yankees from the Pittsburgh Pirates on Tuesday for infielders Hoy Park and Diego Castillo.
TOKYO (AP) — The Latest on the Tokyo Olympics, which are taking place under heavy restrictions after a year’s delay because of the coronavirus pandemic:
NEWVILLE — Mifflinburg scored nine runs in the fourth inning, and waited out a 30-minute lightning delay in the top of the fifth inning to outlast Dillsburg, 9-5, in the teams’ opener of the Pennsylvania Little League 8-10 division baseball state tournament at Newville Little League.
MIFFLINBURG — Due to a positive COVID test on the team, the Mifflinburg Major Division All-Star team was forced to leave the Eastern Regional Tournament on Sunday in Bristol, Conn.
FOXBOROUGH, Mass. (AP) — Gustavo Bou scored twice for his second multi-goal game and the New England Revolution beat Montreal 2-1 on Sunday night for their third straight victory.
BLOOMSBURG – Max Blair remained undefeated at the Bloomsburg Fairgrounds Raceway in late model competition on Sunday night after inheriting the lead on lap 22.
BOSTON (AP) — Held hitless into the eighth inning by Domingo Germán and looking feeble, Alex Verdugo and the Boston Red Sox suddenly erupted for five runs and stormed past the New York Yankees 5-4 Sunday.
Barring a dramatic change of direction, Texas and Oklahoma are moving toward taking the Red River Rivalry to the Southeastern Conference in a seismic shift that will have repercussions in college sports from coast to coast.
STATE COLLEGE — The 2021 season marked Williamsport’s inclusion in the newly created MLB Draft League — a six-team league that features draft-eligible prospects from college and high school.
PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Aaron Nola came within one out of a shutout, and the Philadelphia Phillies edged the Atlanta Braves 2-1 Sunday to earn a split of their four-game series.
TOKYO (AP) — Staging an Olympics during the worst pandemic in a century? There’s a widespread perception that it couldn’t happen in a better place than Japan.
HOUSTON (AP) — Deshaun Watson plans to report to Houston Texans training camp Sunday, a person familiar with his decision told The Associated Press.
NEW BERLIN — After winning a Section 3 title as 12-year-olds in 2019, and then a year off due to the coronavirus, there were plenty of expectations for the Warrior Run All-Stars as they took the field for Friday night's Junior Division section final.
CLEVELAND — While riding his bike over a bridge across the Cuyahoga River near Progressive Field, Indians owner Paul Dolan rarely paid much attention to the eight giant stone figures that seem to guard the city.
LAURELTON — Taylor Stewart said she and her Mifflinburg teammates don’t need to do anything special to be successful at the Little League Major Division Softball East Region Tournament, which begins today in Bristol, Connecticut.
NFL teams have been warned they could forfeit a game due to a COVID-19 outbreak among non-vaccinated players, and players on both teams wouldn't get paid that week.
STATE COLLEGE — This year’s Penn State-Auburn contest will receive the official White Out designation while the university announced the Big Ten matchup with Michigan will receive a student section White Out.
STATE COLLEGE – Football media days for the Big Ten resumes on Thursday when the annual event rolls through Lucas Oil Stadium in Indianapolis. The preseason kickoff event concludes on Friday.
NEW BERLIN — Griff Harrington helped the Warrior Run Junior Division All-Star team to a dominant 10-0 victory in its opening game of the Section 3 Tournament with his pitching and hitting Wednesday.
Although he may need cork board, push pins and colored yarn to explain it all, Anthony Renz can trace his winding road to North Dakota back to his Little League days.
MILL HALL — Mifflinburg scored at least four runs in every inning Tuesday night in a dominant 19-1 four-inning win over Millersburg/Upper Dauphin to win the Little League Section 3 8-10 Division baseball championship.
Mifflinburg’s state championship softball team is going into prime time as it moves closer to a possible berth in the Little League World Series.
PITTSBURGH (AP) — The Pittsburgh Steelers added depth at outside linebacker and offensive line on the eve of training camp, signing free agents Melvin Ingram and Chaz Green to one-year deals Tuesday.
IndyCar announced an extension with NBC Sports on Tuesday that guarantees a majority of its races will be on the main network broadcast rather than cable, including a series-high 13 events on the flagship channel next season.
STATE COLLEGE – A pair of Penn State football players kicked off watch list season as wide receiver Jahan Dotson and safety Jaquan Brisker appeared on two preseason watch lists Monday.
NORTH CALDWELL, N.J. (AP) — Coming off an ACL injury that cost him most of last season, Saquon Barkley either doesn’t know or isn’t saying how much he will be able to do when the New York Giants report to training camp next week.
STATE COLLEGE – Three Nittany Lions will serve as personal coaches to Nittany Lion Wrestling Club-affiliated Olympic wrestlers this month as Penn State wrestling head coach Cael Sanderson, associate head coach Cody Sanderson (Cael Sanderson's brother) and assistant Casey Cunningham are all in Tokyo.
THORNDALE — Taylor Stewart had already done the hard work, ripping a softball past the outfielders and racing to third base in the last inning of a tied championship game.
PHILADELPHIA (AP) — J.T. Realmuto had a big day at the plate, following a two-run walk-off homer in the completion of Saturday’s suspended game with a 3-for-5 performance with two RBIs and the Philadelphia Phillies beat the Miami Marlins 7-4 on Sunday.
THORNDALE — Taylor Stewart hit an RBI double and pitched a three-hit shutout to help Mifflinburg advance to the Little League Major Division softball state final with a 2-0 win over St. Marys on Friday.
SELINSGROVE — When Ken Duke Sr. figured out how much money it was costing for his family to follow their passion — dirt track racing — he determined it might be time to join the competition.
SELINSGROVE — When two of his high school buddies bought go-karts, 20-year-old Ken Duke Jr. talked his dad into getting one, and the younger Duke unknowingly began a successful racing career that continues to this day.
STATE COLLEGE — Penn State received a boost to its 2023 recruiting profile as the nation’s No. 1-ranked offensive lineman, Alex Birchmeier, pledged his commitment to the Nittany Lions on Thursday.