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No. Parkland beats Norchester for Am Legion Region II title

North Parkland avenges Tuesday night's 5-0 shutout to Norchester

Norchester blanked Bath, 9-0 Wednesday afternoon in an elimination game before coming up short against North Parkland.

Erie takes matinee series from Fightin Phils

Erie takes rubber game from Fightin Phils

The Reading Fightin Phils (42-59) fell to the Erie SeaWolves (50-54) on Wednesday afternoon, 6-1, in the series finale at Jerry Uht Park. Erie took 2 of 3 in the series.

Steven Moya and Devon Travis hit home runs for the SeaWolves.

Reading starter Severino Gonzalez struggled, going 4 innings while allowing a season-high 13 hits and 6 runs.

Reading returns to Baseballtown for a 4-game set with Akron beginning Thursday night at 7:05.

Ruiz activated Aumont recalled from IronPigs

Ruiz activated, Aumont recalled as Phillies face Giants

Phillies' catcher Carlos Ruiz has been activated on the disabled list prior to Wednesday night's game against the San Francisco Giants. Ruiz was a part of a series of moves made by Philadelphia on Wednesday.

Royals to play preseason home-and-home with Elmira

Royals to play preseason series against Elmira

The Reading Royals and Elmira Jackals will play a home-and-home preseason series on October 10 and 11 in preparation for the coming season.

Johnson officially suspended for first 4 weeks

Lane Johnson officially suspended for first 4 games

Eagles' offensive tackle Lane Johnson has been suspended by the NFL for the first four weeks of the regular season. Johnson violated the league's policy on PEDs earlier in the summer.

Jamaal Charles, Kansas City Chiefs, December 2013

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Report: Charles gets extension from Chiefs

Running back Jamaal Charles reached an agreement on a two-year, $18 million contract extension with the Kansas City Chiefs on Wednesday as the team reported for training camp, according to reports.

Sidney Rice, Seattle Seahawks, January 2013

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Seahawks WR Rice retires

Seattle Seahawks wide receiver Sidney Rice announced his retirement from the NFL on Wednesday.

Pat Bowlen, Broncos owner

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Broncos owner steps down to battle Alzheimer's

Longtime Denver Broncos owner Pat Bowlen is giving up control of the team so he can battle Alzheimer's disease.

Rafal Majka, 2014 Tour de France, 17th stage

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Rafal Majka proves King of the Mountains

When two-time winner Alberto Contador was forced to quit the Tour de France after a painful crash the outlook looked bleak for the Tinkoff-Saxo team but since his departure a new star has emerged in Polish rider Rafal Majka.

The 24-year-old was a last...

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MLB suspends Padres' Maybin 25 games

San Diego Padres outfielder Cameron Maybin was suspended 25 games without pay after testing positive for an amphetamine in violation of Major League Baseball's Joint Drug Prevention and Treatment Program.

Doug McDermott, Creighton

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Bulls include McDermott in Love offer

First-round pick Doug McDermott and two previous first-rounders -- Taj Gibson and Nikola Mirotic -- are part of the Chicago Bulls' trade offer to the Minnesota Timberwolves for Kevin Love according to NBA reporter Chris Sheridan.

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Pence drives in 3, Giants beat Phillies 3-1

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There are no secrets to Hunter Pence's approach to hitting in crucial situations. His simple strategy worked again.

North Parkland avenges Tuesday night's 5-0 shutout to Norchester

No. Parkland beats Norchester for Am Legion Region II title

Norchester blanked Bath, 9-0 Wednesday afternoon in an elimination game before coming up short against North Parkland.

Lane Johnson officially suspended for first 4 games

Johnson officially suspended for first 4 weeks

Eagles' offensive tackle Lane Johnson has been suspended by the NFL for the first four weeks of the regular season. Johnson violated the league's policy on PEDs earlier in the summer.

Royals to play preseason series against Elmira

Royals to play preseason home-and-home with Elmira

The Reading Royals and Elmira Jackals will play a home-and-home preseason series on October 10 and 11 in preparation for the coming season.

Ruiz activated, Aumont recalled as Phillies face Giants

Ruiz activated Aumont recalled from IronPigs

Phillies' catcher Carlos Ruiz has been activated on the disabled list prior to Wednesday night's game against the San Francisco Giants. Ruiz was a part of a series of moves made by Philadelphia on Wednesday.

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