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Delaware State make it two wins in a row

DOVER — Two days after snapping its four-game losing skid, the Delaware State men’s basketball team started a winning streak. Martaz Robinson and Alston Andrews each recorded …

Burnette rallies Smyrna girls past Dover; Senator boys hold off Eagles

DOVER — Kai Burnette is capable of putting up big numbers any time she steps on the court. On Monday night, the Smyrna junior didn’t find her shot until the second half. Once …

Delaware Athlete of the Year Park-Lane doesn't let height stop her

WILMINGTON — Her daughter was too small, people were always telling Darice Lane. How could Lauren Park-Lane be a serious basketball player when she stood only 5-foot-3? “People …

Athlete of the Week: Anna Mumford, Sussex Academy swimming

GEORGETOWN — Sussex Academy freshman swimmer Anna Mumford was voted the State News’ Athlete of the Week. Mumford was named the winner of the girls’ Vince Morris Outstanding …

Sussex Central pins Cape Henlopen to take DIAA Division I wrestling state crown

SMYRNA — Sussex Central High’s wrestlers felt like they let one get away from them last year. The Golden Knights weren’t about to let that happen again. This time, …
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There’s no NBA player who is a bigger fan of harness racing than Denver’s Nikola Jokic. He owns horses, goes to tracks whenever he can and even accepted one of his MVP awards while riding around …
Just two years ago, hockey at the 2022 Beijing Olympics went ahead without NHL players because of COVID-19 pandemic-related scheduling issues. "Gosh, that feels like so long ago," said Matthew …
SAKHIR, Bahrain (AP) — Team principal Christian Horner was with Red Bull as Formula 1 preseason testing began Wednesday even as he faces an ongoing investigation by the team's parent company into …
College Sports
The highlights of the AP Sports report. An up-to-the minute listing of all stories planned, including games and events, is available in Coverage Plan on AP Newsroom, …
Joe Parker is stepping down from his role as Colorado State’s director of athletics after nearly nine years, the school announced Monday. John Weber, an alum of Colorado State, will take over …
TUCSON, Ariz. (AP) — Arizona has hired former Missouri athletic director Desireé Reed-Francois to guide the athletics department through financial difficulties prior to the school's move to the …
Outdoors
ANNAPOLIS – Two recent studies by Maryland Department of Natural Resources scientists highlight spawning challenges that striped bass, also known locally as rockfish, face in the Chesapeake …
CAMBRIDGE – What some consider the National Outdoors Show’s crowning moment highlights the event’s opening night Friday. This year, eight contestants will take the stage at …
Sports

Good Sports Awards honor Wicomico’s players and coaches

Players and coaches from 20 youth-based sports organizations were recognized at the sixth annual Good Sports Awards on Feb. 15.

Thibault-DuDonis, carrying on the family business, has Fairfield on a 20-game winning streak

FAIRFIELD, Conn. (AP) — Fairfield coach Carly Thibault-DuDonis had trouble sleeping as a child, so she would often get up and go downstairs to sit with her dad, now-former NBA and WNBA coach Mike …

Joaquin Niemann gets invitation money can't buy. He's going to the Masters

Joaquin Niemann competed outside LIV Golf in his offseason and got something money can’t buy. He was among three players given a special invitation Wednesday to play in the Masters. Augusta …

How the 12-team College Football Playoff will work

The 12-team College Football Playoff is 10 months away from kicking off and the format for it has finally been locked in. University presidents who make up the CFP Board of Managers unanimously …

Coach Thomas Tuchel to leave Bayern Munich at the end of the season

DUESSELDORF, Germany (AP) — Thomas Tuchel is leaving Bayern Munich and taking the fall for a disappointing season. The players have been warned, too. Bayern announced Wednesday that Tuchel …
The new rule that rendered Philadelphia’s Joel Embiid ineligible for a second consecutive NBA MVP award because he’s missing too many games has the potential to create something the league …
New York Knicks (33-22, fourth in the Eastern Conference) vs. Philadelphia 76ers (32-22, fifth in the Eastern Conference)Philadelphia; Thursday, 7 p.m. ESTFANDUEL SPORTSBOOK NBA LINE: 76ers -1; …
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