TORONTO (AP) — The state of Pennsylvania won't allow the Toronto Blue Jays to play at PNC Park in Pittsburgh amid the coronavirus pandemic, health officials announced Wednesday, becoming the second jurisdiction to say no to the team as the baseball season begins this week.
Already weary following a demanding workout, Ava Hughes and Lilah Pensyl also were filled with all sorts of uncertainty as they awaited the lengthy ride back to their Shamokin-area homes.
PHILADELPHIA — Zach Eflin continued to shine for Philadelphia with a four-hitter over seven shutout innings, and Rhys Hoskins hit a three-run homer to help the Phillies beat the New York Yankees 3-0 on Wednesday night.
NORWALK, Ohio — John DiBartolomeo, a Beaver Springs resident, won the Super Stock Eliminator at the Summit Racing Equipment at the NHRA Nationals on Sunday.
PHILADELPHIA — Jonathan Loaisiga took a no-hitter into the sixth inning, Aaron Judge ripped his 20th homer and the New York Yankees snapped a three-game losing streak with a 4-2 victory over the Philadelphia Phillies on Monday night.
NEW YORK — Justin Turner hit Los Angeles’ seventh home run of the game, a go-ahead drive in the 11th inning that lifted the Dodgers over the New York Mets 8-7 on Sunday.
WASHINGTON — Odubel Herrera homered for the fifth straight game and finished with four hits, helping the Philadelphia Phillies rout the Washington Nationals 12-2 on Friday night.
OMAHA, Neb. — Isaiah Campbell limited Florida to two hits over 5 1/3 innings, Arkansas scored four times in five innings against first-round draft pick Brady Singer, and the Razorbacks earned a spot in the College World Series finals with a 5-2 win over the defending champion Gators on Frida…
NEW YORK (AP) — The Phoenix Suns stayed close to home for their first No. 1 pick. The Dallas Mavericks looked all the way to Slovenia for the player they hope can be their next European superstar.
NEW YORK — Domingo German pitched two-hit ball over a career-high seven innings and Giancarlo Stanton hit one of New York’s four home runs Tuesday night in the Yankees’ 7-2 victory against the Seattle Mariners.
PHILADELPHIA — Left fielder Marcell Ozuna dived for and missed Aaron Altherr’s two-run double with two outs in the 10th inning, allowing the Philadelphia Phillies to rally for a 6-5 win over the St. Louis Cardinals on Monday night.
GREENSBORO, N.C. — Competing on the final day of the New Balance Outdoor Nationals Sunday morning, Greenwood rising senior Mallory Kauffman finished in 19th place in the Championship Division of the girls’ shot put event.
PHOENIX — Brandon Nimmo and Asdrubal Cabrera homered off Brad Boxberger in a four-run ninth inning as the New York Mets rallied to beat the Arizona Diamondbacks, 5-3, on Sunday.
PHOENIX — Jordy Mercer homered and had three RBIs, Jameson Taillon pitched seven effective innings as the Pittsburgh Pirates knocked off the Arizona Diamondbacks, 5-4, on Wednesday night to avoid a sweep.
BALTIMORE — Brock Holt and Jackie Bradley Jr. each delivered a sacrifice fly in the 12th inning, and the Boston Red Sox limited the Baltimore Orioles to five hits in a 2-0 victory Monday night.
PITTSBURGH — Josh Harrison went 2-for-3 with a bases-clearing double, David Freese and Gregory Polanco drove in two runs each and the Pittsburgh Pirates broke out of an extended offensive funk by outlasting the Los Angeles Dodgers 11-9 on Wednesday night.
WASHINGTON — Max Scherzer pitched eight strong innings to become the first 10-game winner in the majors this season, striking out 13 in the Washington Nationals’ 4-2 victory over the Tampa Bay Rays on Tuesday night.
Serena Williams has called off her Grand Slam comeback, pulling out of the French Open because of a chest injury before she was supposed to play Maria Sharapova.
ST. LOUIS — Michael Wacha lost a no-hit bid in the ninth inning when pinch-hitter Colin Moran led off with a single, leaving to a huge ovation and pitching the St. Louis Cardinals past the Pittsburgh Pirates 5-0 Sunday.
LOS ANGELES — Jorge Alfaro drove in two runs, Aaron Nola pitched seven innings of two-hit ball, and the Philadelphia Phillies beat the Los Angeles Dodgers 2-1 Thursday, spoiling Clayton Kershaw’s first start in almost a month.
OKLAHOMA CITY — Oklahoma had all the experience at the Women’s College World Series, but a freshman put the Sooners on the brink of elimination.
PITTSBURGH — Joe Musgrove pitched seven strong innings and his hard slide led to both teams emptying their benches in another tense moment in the series between NL Central rivals, leading the Pittsburgh Pirates to a 2-1 victory over the Chicago Cubs on Wednesday night.
PHILADELPHIA — Ozzie Albies hit his 14th homer, Brandon McCarthy tossed 5 2/3 sharp innings and the Atlanta Braves beat the Philadelphia Phillies 3-1 Tuesday night.
INDIANAPOLIS — Josef Newgarden fielded just three questions during Team Penske’s annual Fast Friday news conference last week. And he was the only member of the four-driver team not to make an appearance in the media center during the two days of qualifying over the weekend.
INDIANAPOLIS — For the third time in his career, team owner and driver Ed Carpenter captured the pole position for the 102nd running of the Indianapolis 500 on Sunday.
ST. LOUIS — St. Louis Cardinals rookie Jack Flaherty struck out a career-high 13 to earn his first major league win as the Cardinals beat the Philadelphia Phillies 5-1 on Sunday.
ST. LOUIS — Vince Velasquez pitched shutout ball into the seventh inning, and Carlos Santana and Pedro Florimon each hit home runs in the Philadelphia Phillies’ 6-2 victory over the St. Louis Cardinals on Thursday night.
UNIVERSITY PARK — Penn State and Pittsburgh will meet in a primetime, nationally televised college football game on Sept. 8 at 8 p.m.
SPEEDWAY, Ind. — The Indy 500 is an oval. Four left turns and drivers find themselves right back where they started. At least that’s what it seems.
BOSTON — Sean Manaea beat the Boston Red Sox again in his first outing against them since pitching a no-hitter, and Khris Davis hit one of three solo homers by the Oakland Athletics in a 6-5 victory Monday night.
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Supreme Court on Monday struck down a federal law that bars gambling on football, basketball, baseball and other sports in most states, giving states the go-ahead to legalize betting on sports.
Penn State football fans wanting to mingle with some former standouts — maybe even try to bring down some clay targets with them — will have that chance Friday when a group of past Nittany Lions gridders gathers in lower Northumberland County.
NEW YORK — Left fielder Brett Gardner threw out Matt Olson at the plate with the help of a replay reversal, and the New York Yankees beat the Oakland Athletics 7-6 Saturday on Neil Walker’s run-scoring single in the 11th inning.
PRINCETON, N.J. — Bucknell freshman and Mount Carmel graduate Maura Fiamoncini won the javelin title on the first day of the ECAC Championships.
PITTSBURGH — Starling Marte, Josh Bell and Jose Osuna all hit two-run homers, Max Moroff added a three-run blast and Pittsburgh Pirates beat the San Francisco Giants 11-2 on Friday night in Andrew McCutchen’s return to PNC Park.
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STATE COLLEGE – Penn State football coach James Franklin on Tuesday advocated for the Big Ten and college football to postpone the 2020 season rather than a full cancelation.