Aaron Rodgers, Packers preparing for ‘playoff-type’ game

GREEN BAY, Wis. — Coach Mike McCarthy said Wednesday he would not allow his Green Bay Packers team to feel overconfident even with quarterback Aaron Rodgers returning from a broken collarbone. McCarthy said the big focus this week is getting the entire team to play better and not assume that the game Sunday against the […]

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Roger Goodell, Jerry Jones moving on with new contract in place

IRVING, Texas — NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell twice turned to Jerry Jones when asked about his relationship with the powerful Dallas Cowboys owner who tried to scuttle his contract extension. “Jerry, do I look like I take it personally?” Goodell asked after the second question as Jones, the recent Hall of Fame inductee, winked at […]

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Greg McKegg embarks on path back to Pittsburgh with WBS Pens

WILKES-BARRE — Greg McKegg didn’t have much time to become acquainted with his new Wilkes-Barre/Scranton Penguin teammates. On the same day he was re-assigned by Pittsburgh — Dec. 8 — McKegg played in Wilkes-Barre/Scranton’s game against Charlotte that night. After practicing with the team on Saturday, McKegg was back on the ice the following day […]

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Police seeking information on alleged wallet thief at Tunkhannock area Walmart

EATON TWP. — Pennsylvania State Police are looking for a woman who they say stole the wallet of another woman at Walmart. According to state police located in Tunkhannock, the theft occurred just after 4 p.m. on Dec. 1 after a young woman dropped her wallet on the floor after buying some things. A short […]

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Steelers put Ryan Shazier on IR, hopeful Joe Haden returns vs. Pats

PITTSBURGH — Mike Tomlin is ready to talk about the New England Patriots. The fact the Pittsburgh Steelers coach can include cornerback Joe Haden in the discussion is a bonus. Haden will attempt to practice for the AFC North champions this week, barely a month removed from a fractured left leg that appeared to put […]

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Girls Basketball: Strong third quarter carries Holy Redeemer past Abington Heights

SOUTH ABINGTON TWP. — A discussion during halftime sparked a third-quarter rally and Holy Redeemer held off Abington Heights 51-45 in a non-league girls basketball game Tuesday night. After trailing 25-19, Holy Redeemer began the second half on a 18-2 run and outscored the Lady Comets 23-7 in the quarter. Redeemer junior guard Sarah Kuderka […]

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Boys Basketball: Dallas rolls past Lake-Lehman

Brody Strickland scored nine of his 11 points in the first quarter as Dallas took control early to defeat Lake-Lehman 66-29 in a Wyoming Valley Conference boys basketball game. Alex Charlton paced Dallas with 13 points. The Mountaineers led 20-9 after the initial eight minutes. C.J. Cercone and Max Paczewski scored nine points each to […]

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Glow is gone for Derek Jeter as Marlins CEO after 2 months

MIAMI — Reacting to the Giancarlo Stanton trade, a Miami Marlins supporter who is a priest suggested in church that fans boycott the team’s games in protest. Does Derek Jeter have a prayer? Always a winner as captain of the New York Yankees, Jeter is now trying to revive the downtrodden Marlins, and so far […]

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NFL Network suspends analysts over sexual misconduct suit

NEW YORK — Hall of Fame player Marshall Faulk and two other NFL Network analysts were suspended after a woman who worked as a wardrobe stylist at the network accused them of sexual misconduct in a lawsuit. The NFL on Tuesday identified the three as Faulk, Ike Taylor and Heath Evans. They have been “suspended […]

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WRESTLING PREVIEW: Swingle takes over at Berwick

After 14 years of being the head wrestling coach at Meyers, unfortunate situations occurred beyond Ron Swingle’s control last year, and the longtime mentor moved on to other opportunities prior to the start of last season. Swingle spent the 2016-17 campaign as an assistant coach at Berwick. As the new season gets underway this weekend, […]

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