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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.

Dez Bryant blurb

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Franchised: Five get tag, including Bryant, Houston

All-Pro wide receiver Dez Bryant and the NFL's leader in sacks last season, Justin Houston, were among five players given the restrictive franchise designation before Monday's deadline.

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,...

Adam Wainwright, St Louis Cardinals pitcher

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Cards' Wainwright throws bullpen session

Less than a week removed from a health scare that led to him returning to Missouri for an exam, St. Louis Cardinals ace Adam Wainwright threw a bullpen session Monday in Jupiter, Fla.

Adrian Peterson, November courthouse press conference

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Vikings communicating with Peterson

Minnesota general manager Rick Spielman said Monday morning that the Vikings and running back Adrian Peterson have been communicating since last Thursday and the team will continue to have "open dialogue" with their embattled star.

Clayton Kershaw, Los Angeles Dodgers, 2013

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MLB notebook: Kershaw will open season for Dodgers again

Los Angeles manager Don Mattingly confirmed Monday that Clayton Kershaw will be the Dodgers' Opening Day starter against the San Diego Padres on April 6 at Dodger Stadium.

closeup of basketball seams, ball

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NBA notebook: Bulls lose All-Star Butler for 3-6 weeks

Chicago Bulls All-Star guard Jimmy Butler will miss at least the next three weeks after suffering an injury to his left elbow Sunday against the Los Angeles Clippers.

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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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