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The son of Allentown Police Chief Joel Fitzgerald was arrested after allegedly pointing a loaded gun at detectives, according to court documents.

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Last-second field goal lifts Penn State in Franklin s debut

Last-second field goal lifts Penn State in Franklin's debut

Sam Ficken hit his fourth field goal of the game as time expired to give Penn State a 26-24 win over Central Florida on Saturday in coach James Franklin's debut in Dublin, Ireland.

HS RUNDOWN Northampton No Lehigh Palmerton earn wins

HS RUNDOWN: Northampton, No. Lehigh, Palmerton win openers

Northampton snapped a 21-game losing streak with a win over Allen Saturday night, while Northern Lehigh and Palmerton earned wins in the Colonial League.

IronPigs pick up walk-off win in home finale

IronPigs pick up walk-off win in home finale

The IronPigs closed out their home schedule with a 3-2 walk-off win in 11 innings over Scranton/Wilkes-Barre Saturday night.

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Fightin Phils stay hot, run win streak to five

The Reading Fightin Phils posted their fifth straight win Saturday night, earning a 7-1 win over the Thunder in Trenton.

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Eagles cut Henery, finalize 53-man roster

Kicker Alex Henery was one of 19 cuts made by the Eagles on Saturday, as the team finalized its season-opening 53-man roster.

Michael Sam, NFL preseason debut

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Rams waive openly gay player Michael Sam

The St. Louis Rams announced Saturday that Michael Sam, who made history as the first openly gay player to be drafted into the NFL, has been waived and did not make the team's final 53-man roster.

Sam, an All-American defensive end who played for the ...

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College-athlete pay case nearly didn't happen

College football is changing. About half of the players who put on pads and helmets this weekend will have the opportunity to make money from their sport before they graduate.

Tony Stewart 2011 NASCAR Sprint Cup

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Tony Stewart: Racing will help me get through

Tony Stewart says he took the last three weekends off to respect the family of the driver that his race car struck and killed this month, and to deal with his own emotions.

Returning to NASCAR racing this weekend, he says, will help him cope.

Stewart,...

Sara Errani

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U.S Open: Venus Williams loses epic encounter

Venus Williams was the first former champion to fall on Friday at the U.S. Open.

The American lost an epic encounter with world No. 13 Sara Errani as the Italian came through 6-0 0-6 7-6.

Roger Federer and Maria Sharapova, also former winners at Flushi...

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Drivers standing behind Stewart

Tony Stewart returned to racing Friday, and most of his peers were beyond pleased to welcome him back.

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Mercedes asks Twitter to solve driver rivalry

Mercedes' Formula One team is facing a million dollar question -- and it has decided to ask the audience.

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HS RUNDOWN: Northampton, No. Lehigh, Palmerton win openers

HS RUNDOWN Northampton No Lehigh Palmerton earn wins

Northampton snapped a 21-game losing streak with a win over Allen Saturday night, while Northern Lehigh and Palmerton earned wins in the Colonial League.

IronPigs pick up walk-off win in home finale

IronPigs pick up walk-off win in home finale

The IronPigs closed out their home schedule with a 3-2 walk-off win in 11 innings over Scranton/Wilkes-Barre Saturday night.

Fightin Phils stay hot, run win streak to five

Reading Fightin Phils

The Reading Fightin Phils posted their fifth straight win Saturday night, earning a 7-1 win over the Thunder in Trenton.

Eagles cut Henery, finalize 53-man roster

Philadelphia Eagles

Kicker Alex Henery was one of 19 cuts made by the Eagles on Saturday, as the team finalized its season-opening 53-man roster.

LV Phantoms release 2014-2015 schedule

Phantoms commemorative logo

The Lehigh Valley Phantoms hockey team released its 2014-2015 schedule Wednesday.

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