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Wayne Knight is making a name for himself

SMYRNA — Wayne Knight thinks he might like to be an architect. Architecture is definitely something the Smyrna High senior wants to study in college. “I’ve been wanting to do …

Blue Hens have high hopes for the fall season

NEWARK — This shouldn’t have been a strange moment. With Delaware starting its second summer session, Blue Hen football coach Danny Rocco was walking around the weight room, saying …

Governor’s Day races Thursday feature four $100,000 DSBF final events

HARRINGTON — Harrington Raceway’s richest program of the season will commence Thursday (post time 7 p.m.) during the annual Governor’s Day program during the Delaware State …

Local Roundup: Camden-Wyoming makes Junior baseball state finals

Camden-Wyoming rolled to a 16-1 victory over Laurel-Nanticoke-Woodbridge in the Junior League baseball state tournament on Tuesday night. The victory puts C-W (2-0) in the championship game of the …

Blue Hens picked No. 2 in CAA football poll

NEWARK — Delaware’s football players would love to pick up where they left off in the spring. And, until they prove otherwise, that’s what people are expecting from the Blue …
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TOKYO (AP) — The look on sprinter Marie-Josée Ta Lou's face said everything. “Wow! Wow!” she screamed, her eyes wide open and her mouth agape as she crossed the finish line first and looked …
SAITAMA, Japan (AP) — There is no aura of invincibility around this U.S. men’s basketball team. It has gone just 3-3 so far this summer, still has work to do just to qualify for the knockout …
KAWAGOE, Japan (AP) — Xander Schauffele has been pointing to the Olympics ever since he began his rise into the elite of American golf three years ago. Now that he's here, in the country where …
College Sports
The board of regents for the University of Texas voted unanimously Friday to accept an invitation for the Longhorns to join the Southeastern Conference. The University of Oklahoma board of regents …
TOKYO (AP) — Sunisa Lee's life changed the second she placed a gold medal around her neck. The newly minted Olympic gymnastic champion's plans, however, have not. At least for now. A day …
DETROIT (AP) — Famous for gazing over eyeglasses worn on the end of his nose, Carl Levin seemed at ease wherever he went, whether attending a college football game back home in Michigan or taking …
Outdoors
WILMINGTON — The Ronald McDonald House of Delaware will offer in-person events for this year’s Go the Distance Run/Walk series. Due to the response received from last year’s …
Now we are fully into summer fishing, warmer waters mean harder fishing in some areas, such as the Inland Bays. Flounder action is slower in some of the waterways inland. Lewes Canal, even the Cape …
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Hungary's László Cseh closes Olympic career without gold

TOKYO (AP) — László Cseh outlasted longtime rivals Michael Phelps and Ryan Lochte. Now, the six-time Olympic medalist is bidding farewell himself. The 35-year-old Hungarian great retired …

Dressel considered on ill-fated relay, saw no chance of gold

TOKYO (AP) — Caeleb Dressel has a shot to win six gold medals at the Tokyo Olympics. He might've added another medal to his collection if he'd swam the 4x200-meter freestyle relay, but he …

Crowe expected to start for Pittsburgh against Philadelphia

Philadelphia Phillies (51-51, second in the NL East) vs. Pittsburgh Pirates (38-64, fifth in the NL Central) Pittsburgh; Friday, 7:05 p.m. EDT PITCHING PROBABLES: Phillies: Vince Velasquez …

Skubal expected to start as Detroit hosts Baltimore

Baltimore Orioles (35-66, fifth in the AL East) vs. Detroit Tigers (50-55, third in the AL Central) Detroit; Friday, 7:10 p.m. EDT PITCHING PROBABLES: Orioles: Matt Harvey (5-10, 6.65 ERA, 1.58 …

Chicago visits Philadelphia, aims to avoid 6th straight road loss

Chicago Fire (3-9-3) vs. Philadelphia Union (6-4-6) Chester, Pennsylvania; Sunday, 6 p.m. EDT LINE: Philadelphia -135, Chicago +351, Draw +282; over/under is 2.5 goals BOTTOM LINE: Chicago …
OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — For the second time in five years, the Oklahoma City Thunder went Down Under to find a first-round pick in the NBA draft, taking Josh Giddey at No. 6 on Thursday night. The …
The World Series champion Los Angeles Dodgers neared a monster trade for ace Max Scherzer and All-Star shortstop Trea Turner of the Washington Nationals late Thursday night, a person close to the …