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Mayor: NY blast likely 'gas-related'

A fiery blast in a heavily traveled section of Manhattan's East Village appeared to be a "gas-related explosion," New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio said Thursday.

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Lafayette women's coach Nolan retires

Lafayette women's basketball coach Dianne Nolan has retired after five years at the helm of the Leopards.

Wilson to rely on deep talented pitching staff

Wilson WL baseball to rely on deep pitching staff in 2015

The Wilson baseball team captured the Berks Division I title last season. But the Bulldogs run in the postseason ended sooner that they had hoped in both the county and district tournaments.

Conrad Weiser honors 11 athletes at signing ceremony

Conrad Weiser honors 11 at signing ceremony

Conrad Weiser honored eleven of its athletes Thursday with a signing ceremony.

Crawford to miss a month with oblique injury

Crawford to miss one month with oblique injury

The Phillies are dealing with the injury bug to some of their younger talent. Top prospect JP Crawford will be sidelined for a month with a strained oblique.

Royals lose big in 1 000th game

Royals fall at home in 1,000th game

The 1,000th game in Reading Royals franchise history ended in a lopsided 5-1 loss to Florida at the Santander Arena Wednesday night.

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Dean Smith's will gives $200 to each of his former players

The late North Carolina basketball coach Dean Smith said thank you to all of his former players one last time in his will.

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Marlins, SP Cosart cooperate with MLB probe

Miami Marlins starting pitcher Jarred Cosart said he is cooperating fully with MLB's investigation into his alleged gambling activity.

Aaron Hernandez in court

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Bomb threat pauses Hernandez murder trial

The murder trial of Aaron Hernandez was interrupted by a bomb threat at the Bristol Superior Court courthouse in Fall River, Mass., on Thursday afternoon.

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Blue Jackets F Boll suspended three games

Columbus Blue Jackets forward Jared Boll has been suspended for three games, without pay, for an illegal check to the head of Anaheim Ducks forward Patrick Maroon during Tuesday's game.

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Broadcaster Boynton suspended for alleged assault

Former NHL defenseman Nick Boynton, part of the Phoenix Coyotes' radio broadcast team, was suspended by the team following an incident at Buffalo Creek Casino in which he allegedly bit the finger of a security guard during a scuffle.

Victor Cruz, New York Giants

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Giants unsure Cruz will return Week 1

New York Giants wide receiver Victor Cruz won't be rushed back from a torn patellar tendon and subsequent surgery last October.

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Crawford to miss one month with oblique injury

Crawford to miss a month with oblique injury

The Phillies are dealing with the injury bug to some of their younger talent. Top prospect JP Crawford will be sidelined for a month with a strained oblique.

Conrad Weiser honors 11 at signing ceremony

Conrad Weiser honors 11 athletes at signing ceremony

Conrad Weiser honored eleven of its athletes Thursday with a signing ceremony.

Wilson WL baseball to rely on deep pitching staff in 2015

Wilson to rely on deep talented pitching staff

The Wilson baseball team captured the Berks Division I title last season. But the Bulldogs run in the postseason ended sooner that they had hoped in both the county and district tournaments.

Penguins blank Phantoms in weekend finale

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Wilkes-Barre/Scranton goalie Matt Murray made 32 saves as the Penguins shutout the Phantoms, 3-0, on Sunday evening at the PPL Center.

Royals clinch berth in Kelly Cup playoffs

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The Reading Royals defeated the Brampton Beast, 8-3, on Sunday afternoon in Ontario. With the win, the Royals clinched a spot in the 2015 Kelly Cup playoffs.

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