Huskies struggle with Raiders

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LEWISTOWN — In its final home game, Mifflin County couldn’t contain Bellefonte during a 7-1 loss on Monday. The Huskies got runners on base, but could not get them across the plate consistently. “That’s been our kryptonite all year, so to speak. It’s been our Achilles heel. I ...

Cubs have a grand game against Pirates

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CHICAGO (AP) — Willson Contreras led off with a double and became a rare leadoff hitter with a first-inning grand slam as the Chicago Cubs burst to an eight-run lead and beat the Pittsburgh Pirates 9-0 on Monday night. Contreras became the 10th leadoff hitter since 1901 with a first-inning ...

Watson to meet with NFL officials

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CLEVELAND (AP) — NFL officials will meet this week with Cleveland Browns quarterback Deshaun Watson as the league continues to investigate whether he violated its personal-conduct policy, a person familiar with the plans told The Associated Press on Monday. Watson, who is facing 22 civil ...

Yankees use power to beat Orioles

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BALTIMORE (AP) — Luis Severino allowed one hit in six innings, and Jose Trevino became the first New York catcher with a home run this year when he hit a three-run drive in the fourth to lift the surging Yankees over the Baltimore Orioles 6-2 Monday night. Josh Donaldson and Anthony Rizzo ...

Heat, Celtics ready for Eastern Conference clash

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MIAMI (AP) — He grew up in Portland, basketball in his blood. Wasn’t exactly a big-time recruit before eventually playing some college ball in the West Coast Conference. Took a circuitous route into coaching, guided along the way by one of the game’s legendary sideline bosses. And last ...

Vision of Hamlin, Jordan comes into focus with win at Kansas

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KANSAS CITY, Kan. (AP) — Michael Jordan and Denny Hamlin founded 23XI Racing with a vision that extended far beyond the race track. The Hall of Fame basketball player and the three-time Daytona 500 champion looked around the sport a couple of years ago and realized that it needed to get ...