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Kovatch scores 30 as Stateliners win state playoff opener

Kovatch scores 30 as Stateliners win state playoff opener

Jessica Kovatch had another big night to lead the Phillipsburg girls as they opened state tournament play with an overtime win over Union, 53-46.

Lehigh earns major awards in Patriot League

Lehigh earns major awards in Patriot League

The two major awards in the Patriot League went to Lehigh players on Monday, while Lafayette's Dan Trist earned unanimous first team All-League honors.

Muhlenberg women learn NCAA Tournament fate

Muhlenberg women learn NCAA Tournament fate

The Muhlenberg women are heading back to the NCAA Tournament, and Monday they found out who they face in the opening round.

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PIAA brackets available for basketball and wrestling

PIAA championship brackets are available for basketball and wrestling.

Parkland boys win third-straight District XI crown

Parkland boys claim third straight District XI championship

The Parkland boys basketball team has been nearly untouchable this season. The Trojans added another title to resume with a 46-38 win over Whitehall on Saturday in the District XI-AAAA championship game.

Becahi girls win gold Weiser settles for silver in Hershey

Becahi girls win District gold, Conrad Weiser settles for silver

The Bethlehem Catholic girls basketball team won its third straight District XI-AAA championship on Saturday. Meanwhile, the Conrad Weiser girls rallied against Greencastle-Antrim, but it wasn't enough as the Scouts settled for silver medals in the District III-AAA tournament.

Manny Pacquiao

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Manny Pacquiao courts more success

Forty years ago, one of the greatest boxing matches in history took place in an unlikely setting: the capital of the Philippines. Muhammad Ali's epic win over great rival Joe Frazier in 1975 became known as the "Thrilla in Manila."

Four decades later,...

Michael Jordan

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Michael Jordan joins billionaires' club

Michael Jordan, considered the best basketball player of all time, has just joined the billionaires' club.

Marshawn Lynch, Super Bowl media day

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Lynch on Turkish TV: 'I was expecting the ball'

Seattle Seahawks running back Marshawn Lynch -- who made the catchphrase "I'm just here so I won't get fined" prior to the Super Bowl -- finally opened up to the media about the infamous play in the game.

Nadal Argentina

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Nadal equals ATP record with Argentina title

Rafael Nadal lifted his first trophy since last year's French Open and for good measure equaled a long-standing ATP Tour record Sunday by claiming the Argentina Open crown.

Argentina legend Guillermo Vilas led the way with 46 wins in clay court tourna...

Minnie Minoso, April 2014

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MLB notebook: Minnie Minoso dies

White Sox great Minnie Minoso, who was major league baseball's first black player in Chicago, died Sunday morning at the age of 90.

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Top 25 roundup: UConn topples SMU

Rodney Purvis endured some difficult moments during his first season at Connecticut. On Sunday at the XL Center, he gave the defending national champion Huskies renewed hope for returning to the NCAA Tournament.

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Jim Finnen to call it a career after this season

Jim Finnen to call it a career after 50 years

If you've ever been at an Lafayette Athletic event, you've heard his voice. Long-time public address announcer Jim Finnen will enjoy retirement after this spring's Lacrosse season comes to a close. Dave Lesko has more on the man with the Golden Voice atop College Hill.

PIAA brackets available for basketball and wrestling

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PIAA championship brackets are available for basketball and wrestling.

Phantoms rally to beat Senators in overtime

Lehigh Valley Phantoms

The Lehigh Valley Phantoms rallied for a 3-2 overtime win over the Binghamton Senators at the PPL Center on Saturday night.

Local wrestlers win gold at AAA and AA Regionals

Local wrestlers take home Regional gold

Wrestlers from our Big Ticket coverage area won gold in the Northeast AAA and Southeast AA Regional tournaments in Bethlehem and Spring Township.

Parkland boys claim third straight District XI championship

Parkland boys win third-straight District XI crown

The Parkland boys basketball team has been nearly untouchable this season. The Trojans added another title to resume with a 46-38 win over Whitehall on Saturday in the District XI-AAAA championship game.

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