The last connection to baseball in the '70s and maybe before, when it was everything, before the NFL and NBA pushed it to third place and maybe fifth for a bit if you want to bring Tiger Woods, Dale Earnhardt and Jeff Gordon into it.
INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — Heck, everyone's entitled to an off night. But that beatdown Baylor put on undefeated Gonzaga with the national title on the line — nobody saw that coming.
The National Women's Hockey League is adding a seventh team by expanding into Montreal next season, two people with direct knowledge of the league's board of governors' approved plan told The Associated Press.
Buddy Boeheim carried his father, Jim, to the Hall of Fame coach’s 20th Sweet 16 appearance, scoring 22 of his 25 points after halftime to lead 11th-seeded Syracuse past third-seeded West Virginia 75-72 in the NCAA Tournament on Sunday.
The National Women's Hockey League will complete its abbreviated season with two nationally televised semifinals and a championship game some two months after the league suspended its playoffs following a COVID-19 breakout among numerous teams.
Golf star Tiger Woods suffered leg injuries Tuesday in a vehicle rollover in suburban Los Angeles and was undergoing surgery, authorities and his manager said.
As the dust settles in Lake Placid after COVID-19 popped the National Women's Hockey League bubble, there's a sense of disappointment as well as relief.
NWHL Commissioner Tyler Tumminia called the season a "success." Unfortunately any success the league made will be brought down by the way it came to a halt.
The National Women's Hockey League's season has been suspended due to additional COVID-19 cases detected among participants within in the Lake Placid bubble.
In what was originally a decisive Game 3 of a play-in series between the Boston Pride and Buffalo Beauts, the Pride came out on top with a 7-1 win at 1980 Rink-Herb Brooks Arena, Monday.
On Thursday, the National Women's Hockey League announced that the Metropolitan Riveters, one of six teams playing a scheduled two-week season at the Olympic Center in Lake Placid, has withdrawn. And just like so many instances across the world of sports during the past several months, the coronavirus was the culprit.
Propelled by four different goal scorers, the Six came away with a come-from-behind 4-2 win over the Buffalo Beauts during a National Women's Hockey League round-robin game, Wednesday, at 1980 Rink-Herb Brooks Arena in Lake Placid.
Down 1-0 against the Pride, Connecticut flipped the script and scored four unanswered goals to secure a 4-1 win in the round robin portion of the National Women's Hockey League season at 1980 Rink-Herb Brooks arena in Lake Placid.
MOSCOW (AP) — The Russian anti-doping agency confirmed Monday that it will not file an appeal to further loosen restrictions on its teams at the Olympics and other major sporting events.
NEW YORK (AP) — For the first time since 1983, when Anheuser-Busch used all of its ad time to introduce a beer called Bud Light, the beer giant isn't advertising its iconic Budweiser brand during the Super Bowl. Instead, it's donating the money it would have spent on the ad to coronavirus va…
Hank Aaron, who endured racist threats with stoic dignity during his pursuit of Babe Ruth's home run record and gracefully left his mark as one of baseball's greatest all-around players, died Friday. He was 86.
KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — Despite their long and storied histories, with the Cleveland Browns having joined the NFL in 1950 and the Kansas City Chiefs with the AFL-NFL merger some 16 years later, the two franchises have rarely met — and never in the playoffs.
James Harden is heading to Brooklyn, joining old teammate Kevin Durant and Kyrie Irving to give the Nets a potent trio of the some of the NBA's highest scorers.
When news broke that longtime Los Angeles Dodgers manager Tommy Lasorda died Friday, Randy Douglas thought about his dad.
BOSTON (AP) — Jayson Tatum had 32 points, Jaylen Brown had 27 points and 13 rebounds, and the Boston Celtics held off Bradley Beal and the Washington Wizards 116-107 Friday night for their fourth straight win.
NEW YORK (AP) — Shai Gilgeous-Alexander had 25 points, 10 rebounds and seven assists, Hamidou Diallo scored a season-high 23 points, and the Oklahoma City Thunder overcame an ugly start to beat the New York Knicks 101-89 on Friday night.
Philadelphia Eagles head coach Doug Pederson's decision to bench Jalen Hurts and play Nate Sudfeld in the fourth quarter was controversial to say the least and has started plenty of conversations.
Unofficial results featured Heather Zarisky and Shepard Clark of the United States winning the female and male titles, respectively.
The ice was cold, but the competition at Ameri-Can North Sports Center was the hottest show in town during the long holiday weekend.
Based out of Lake Placid, this is the first time the championships have come to Plattsburgh. The competition features a variety of figure skaters performing sketches on painted black ice that will be judged based on their skill and perfection. Stay tuned for more coverage on this event in upcoming editions of the Press-Republican Monday and Tuesday.
Whether up to 6,700 football fans can get seats inside the Bills Stadium for the Buffalo Bills' opening NFL playoff game in January will hinge on whether controls can be implemented to curb the potential spread of COVID-19 at tailgate parties and other "ancillary events,' state Health Commissioner Howard Zucker said Wednesday.
LAKE PLACID — The National Women’s Hockey League today announced a plan to present the upcoming season and 2021 Isobel Cup Playoffs at the 1980 Rink-Herb Brooks Arena in Lake Placid, NY between January 23 - February 5, 2021.
Sports Editor Joey LaFranca was watching the Oklahoma-Oklahoma State college football game Saturday night before something specific made him turn it off.
MIAMI (AP) — Kim Ng started her Major League Baseball career as an intern, and three decades later she's still on the rise and shattering ceilings.
Notre Dame students will need to undergo mandatory COVID-19 testing after many of them rushed onto the football field after a victory against No. 1 Clemson and continued celebrating at weekend parties.
Analytical thinking does not need to be the lone way of thinking in baseball. Sometimes just watching what's in front of you is all you need to manage a baseball game.
ARLINGTON, Texas — The Los Angeles Dodgers celebrated as Cody Bellinger's drive soared deep into the Texas night. Bellinger flung his bat off to the side and strutted up the first-base line.
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Fred Dean, the fearsome pass rusher who was a key part of the launch of the San Francisco 49ers' dynasty, has died. He was 68.
This Week's Circulars
86, of Military Turnpike, Plattsburgh, passed away on April 19, 2021. He was born in Waddington, N.Y., on March 10, 1935. At Richard's request, services will be private. Arrangements entrusted to Brown Funeral Home.
Josephine (O'Kusky) Yelle, 89, of Witherbee, NY died April 19, 2021 at her home. A Mass of Christian Burial will be held April 23, 9:00 am, at St. Patrick's Church in Port Henry. Arrangements with Harland Funeral Home.
Russell A. LaPine, age 89, of Plattsburgh, died April 9, 2021, at the CVPH Medical Center due to natural causes. There will be no formal calling hours or funeral service. A graveside service will be held at a later date. Funeral arrangements are entrusted to Heald Funeral Home in Plattsburgh, N.Y.
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