TOKYO — Simone Biles isn’t going home with a fistful of gold medals. A mental block — one brought on by exhaustion or stress or something the American gymnastics star still can’t quite grasp — that forced her to pull out of four Olympic finals saw to that.
Point guards were the immediate focus when the NBA’s free agency window opened Monday night, with Kyle Lowry headed to the Miami Heat, Lonzo Ball on his way to the Chicago Bulls while Chris Paul and Mike Conley landed lucrative deals to remain with their current teams.
KASHIMA, Japan — Carli Lloyd, clutch in so many critical moments for the U.S. women’s soccer team, failed to connect against Canada on Monday night and the Americans won’t play for a fifth Olympic gold medal.
The Scranton Cultural Center at the Masonic Temple will host its third free outdoor summer concert with The Dishonest Fiddlers on Aug. 13. The show will take place outside the Scranton Cultural Center at 420 N. Washington Avenue.
Act Out Theatre Group LLC will present Edward Albee’s “At Home at the Zoo” at the Safari Farm Petting Zoo at 7 p.m., Aug. 5 through 7. The play, featuring a trio of adult actors, is an absurd comedy that focuses on Peter, his life with his wife, and his bizarre encounter with Jerry on a bench near the local zoo.
Spurred by skyrocketing consumer demand during the pandemic, restaurant delivery companies like DoorDash and Uber Eats are rapidly expanding their services to grocers, convenience stores, pharmacies, pet stores and even department stores.
WILKES-BARRE — City police are seeking assistance in hopes of identifying a woman captured by a surveillance camera stealing a package from the front porch of a residence on Wood Street near Carey Avenue on Sunday.