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Roundup: Smyrna girls pick up North win over Central

Smyrna High downed Sussex Central, 35-20, in Henlopen North girls’ basketball on Friday night. The victory was the second in a row for the Eagles, who improved to 5-2 in the North, 6-4 …

Delaware Blue Hens’ Asamoah emerges as a 3-point threat

NEWARK — Ebby Asamoah’s restrictions on putting up a three-point shot are pretty simple these days. The Delaware guard doesn’t have any. “If they don’t have a hand …

Spadafino takes baseball team helm at Dover

DOVER — For Nick Spadafino, just landing a teaching/coaching job at his alma mater right out of college was something of a dream come true. But the former Dover High baseball standout …

Back home again, Delaware Blue Hens pass by Tribe

NEWARK — To realize how much Delaware’s players appreciate a good pass, Kevin Anderson said you just have to watch the Blue Hens’ reserves. “If you could see our bench, …

Delaware Interscholastic Athletic Association still setting up transgender committee

DOVER — The addition of transgender student-athletes into the sports world has brought a debate with it. The biggest question at both the high school and college level seems to be whether …
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MELBOURNE, Australia (AP) — The Latest at the Australian Open on Sunday (all times local): 11:35 a.m. Play has started on Day 7 at the Australian Open and the temperature is expected to top …
TAMPA, Fla. (AP) — Tampa Bay running back Leonard Fournette has been activated from injured reserve and will play in Sunday’s NFC divisional playoff game against the Los Angeles Rams. …
LA QUINTA, Calif. (AP) — Lee Hodges and Paul Barjon took advantage of a late tee time Saturday to miss the worst of a windy day and share the third-round lead in The American Express. “It …
College Sports
AUBURN, Ala. (AP) — Walker Kessler scored 19 points and K.D. Johnson added 17, helping No. 2 Auburn keep its hot streak alive with an 80-71 victory over No. 12 Kentucky on Saturday. The Tigers …
Jon Vaughn's small blue-and-white camper has been parked outside the home of the University of Michigan's president since early October, and he says it won't be moving anytime soon. The former …
COLLEGE PARK, Md. (AP) — Donta Scott scored a career-high 25 points and Maryland took advantage of Kofi Cockburn's absence in an 81-65 victory over No. 17 Illinois on Friday night. Cockburn was …
Outdoors
DOVER — The Delaware Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control announced on Thursday that the sale of 2022 Delaware State Parks surf fishing permits will begin Tuesday, Feb. 1, …
We are in full winter mode. I’m going to get really tired of saying that, too. All the rig-making crews are in the shop working on this coming season’s gear. The woodstove is blazing and …
Sports

McPherson FG as time expires lifts Bengals past Titans 19-16

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — The Cincinnati Bengals just keep ending postseason droughts, and their latest victory has them in their first AFC championship game in 33 years. Rookie Evan McPherson …

Korda holds slight lead going into final day of LPGA opener

ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) — Nelly Korda is just ahead of a stacked field going into final round of the Hilton Grand Vacations Tournament of Champions — the LPGA’s 2022 kickoff event. Four women who …

Portland's Lillard discusses his surgery, possible return

During the Tokyo Olympics, when Damian Lillard's abdominal injury flared up, Jrue Holiday suggested it was time for surgery. Lillard finally took his fellow Olympian's advice and had the …

Sabres win 6-3, hand Flyers 11th straight loss

BUFFALO, N.Y. (AP) — Jeff Skinner, Tage Thompson and Peyton Krebs each scored twice, and the Buffalo Sabres handed Philadelphia its 11th consecutive loss with a 6-3 victory over the Flyers on …

Bulls G Caruso sidelined by broken wrist after Allen foul

CHICAGO (AP) — Chicago Bulls guard Alex Caruso will have surgery next week to repair his broken right wrist after he was taken down by Grayson Allen during the third quarter of Friday night's 94-90 …
Man City dropping points. Newcastle winning a game. A drone stopping play. There were plenty of unusual occurrences in the Premier League on Saturday, even if a late, late winner by Manchester …
BERLIN (AP) — Max Kruse scored twice for Union Berlin to leave Borussia Mönchengladbach in crisis on Saturday after a 2-1 defeat in the Bundesliga. It was Gladbach’s fourth straight loss at …