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Error-prone Hornets fall to South Carolina State 13-7

DOVER — In football, there is often one play that can typically turn the outcome of a game. On Saturday afternoon in front of a homecoming crowd at Alumni Stadium, Delaware State University …

No. 7 JMU fends off Blue Hens

NEWARK — Two quarters into Saturday’s matchup, Delaware had James Madison right where it wanted the Dukes. Well, at least the stumbling Blue Hens were doing the things required to have …

Local roundup: Rider football team falls to unbeaten Archmere 28-6

Caesar Rodney High managed just a pair of second-quarter field goals in falling to Archmere, 28-6, in football on Saturday afternoon. The Riders drop to 0-8 after losing their ninth game in a row …

James Madison (5-1) at Delaware (3-3)

WHEN: Today, 3 p.m. WHERE: Delaware Stadium (18,077), Newark. RADIO: 94.7-FM, WDSD (Scott Klatzkin, Bill Harman). TV: NBC Sports Philadelphiaa. STREAMING VIDEO: FloSports (fee …
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NEW YORK (AP) — Kemba Walker scored 19 points in his best game with his hometown team and the New York Knicks snapped a 15-game losing streak against the Philadelphia 76ers with a 112-99 victory …
NEW YORK (AP) — Kemba Walker scored 19 points in his best game with his hometown team and the New York Knicks snapped a 15-game losing streak against the Philadelphia 76ers with a 112-99 victory …
HOUSTON (AP) — The Latest on Game 1 of the World Series (all times local): 1:05 p.m. Right-hander Kyle Wright and outfielder/pinch-runner Terrance Gore were added to the Atlanta Braves’ …
College Sports
The NCAA has fallen short of upholding its commitment to gender equity, spending more on male athletes on average than female ones, according a new report. The law firm hired by the NCAA to …
IOWA CITY, Iowa (AP) — Sam LaPorta didn't use the Iowa football team's open date to get away from it all. The Hawkeyes' tight end spent the weekend watching football. “Which is kind of …
LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — For all the drama of Illinois' nine-overtime win at Penn State, the game was illustrative of the difficulties many Big Ten teams are encountering when their offenses get near …
Outdoors
NEWARK — Rainbow trout were stocked in White Clay Creek Wednesday to provide anglers the opportunity to fish for trout in the fall and winter, the Delaware Department of Natural Resources and …
Nothing like a quick reminder it is actually fall — loving these temperature drops. I need a frost or four to destroy these chiggers, but they have calmed down a bit, or they have more hunters …
Sports

Charlie Morton done for World Series after breaking leg

HOUSTON (AP) — Atlanta Braves pitcher Charlie Morton is done for the World Series after leaving with a broken right calf bone in the third inning of the opener Tuesday night. With the Braves …

Carli Lloyd plays final match for US in rout of South Korea

ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — The U.S. women sent Carli Lloyd into retirement with a 6-0 rout of South Korea on Tuesday night. Lloyd didn't score in her final match, but it hardly mattered because the …

Ohtani gets special award from MLB for 2-way All-Star season

HOUSTON (AP) — Shohei Ohtani's two-way All-Star season with the Los Angeles Angels was so unprecedented that MLB Commissioner Rob Manfred created a special award to recognize it. Manfred …

NFL's COVID-19 numbers encouraging, soft tissue injuries up

NEW YORK (AP) — The NFL is encouraged by the progress made in preventing any major spreads of COVID-19 among the 32 teams, while concerned about an increase in soft tissue injuries. Dr. Allen …

Manfred remains optimistic on labor; pitch clock encouraging

HOUSTON (AP) — Baseball Commissioner Rob Manfred exchanged a handshake with players’ union head Tony Clark on the field before the World Series opener and expressed optimism about reaching an …
SAN ANTONIO (AP) — LeBron James will not play in the Los Angeles Lakers game against the Spurs in San Antonio on Tuesday night due to a sore right ankle. James was evaluated by the team's …
PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Philadelphia Eagles defensive coordinator Jonathan Gannon’s unit is making the wrong kind of history. As Gannon spoke to reporters Tuesday, gusts of damp fall wind swept …