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Caesar Rodney girls excited to be back in DIAA lacrosse state tournament

CAMDEN — A year ago, the Riders thought they were in. Caesar Rodney High’s girls’ lacrosse team even had a practice scheduled after the end of the regular season. But before …

Delaware Blue Hens rally to stun No. 2 Hoyas in NCAA men's lacrosse tournament

WASHINGTON — Delaware’s men’s lacrosse program has made some noise in the NCAA Tournament before. It’s just been a while. But on Sunday night the underdog Blue Hens …

Roundup: Downstate Delaware teams among top seeds in state tournament brackets

Cape Henlopen High and Sussex Academy took the top two seeds in the girls’ lacrosse bracket while Sussex Central is No. 3 in softball as the two DIAA state tournament brackets were announced on …

Local Roundup: Sussex Tech pulls out victory in eighth

Carson Mears’ two-run, two-out double in the top of the eighth inning lifted Sussex Tech to a 5-3 victory over St. Georges in a non-conference baseball matchup on Saturday afternoon. The …

Local Roundup: Caesar Rodney girls, Smyrna boys take Henlopen titles

Caesar Rodney High won a close battle for the girls’ team title while Smyrna captured the boys’ championship as the Henlopen Conference track & field meet wrapped up on Friday …
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May 20 1919 — Babe Ruth won a game on the mound and at the plate. He hit his first career grand slam as the Boston Red Sox beat the St. Louis Browns 6-4. 1925 — The Cleveland Indians …
May 24 1918 — Cleveland’s Stan Coveleski pitched 19 innings in the Indians’ 3-2 victory over the New York Yankees. Former pitcher Joe Wood hit a home run for the win. 1935 — In the …
May 24 1905 — Harry Payne Whitney’s Tanya becomes the second filly to win the Belmont Stakes. Ruthless was the first filly to win the Belmont, in 1867. Whitney would also win the Kentucky …
College Sports
Syracuse, New York, May 19, 2022 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Syracuse University and JMA Wireless (JMA) today announced a 10-year partnership for naming rights of the University’s iconic on-campus stadium. …
NEW YORK--(BUSINESS WIRE)--May 19, 2022--Sports Illustrated’s June issue centers on the legislation that helped women take their first strides toward leveling the playing field in sports. In 1972, …
They took a chance on each other: The teenage power forward from New Jersey on the start-up league. The start-up league on the young player with immense talent. Dominick Barlow received …
Outdoors
The aftermath of Bor’easter 2022 continues. The beaches are settling back nicely, with the safest shore break in Delaware in decades. Kids are already having a blast in the tidepools and small …
DOVER — The Dover Lions Club, in partnership with the city’s Parks & Recreation department, the mayor and City Council, the United Way of Delaware and several other organizations, installed Dover’s first United Way Born Learning Trail.
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Alex Rodriguez invests in Professional Fighters League

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Alex Rodriguez is taking a swing at mixed martial arts as an investor and board member for the Professional Fighters League. The PFL announced the addition of the former New …

Live updates | PGA Championship gets underway

TULSA, Okla. (AP) — The Latest on the PGA Championship (all times local): ___ 7:25 a.m. The PGA Championship began at Southern Hills with a stacked field that included Tiger Woods in …

PGA CHAMPIONSHIP '22: Key anniversaries for this year's PGA

TULSA, Okla. (AP) — A look at some of the anniversaries this year at the PGA Championship: 100 years ago (1922) Oakmont hosted the first of its 12 professional men’s majors, and Gene …

Phillies and Padres square off in series rubber match

San Diego Padres (23-14, second in the NL West) vs. Philadelphia Phillies (18-19, second in the NL East)Philadelphia; Thursday, 1:05 p.m. EDTPITCHING PROBABLES: Padres: Yu Darvish (3-1, 4.62 ERA, …

Yankees aim to keep win streak going against the Orioles

New York Yankees (28-9, first in the AL East) vs. Baltimore Orioles (14-24, fifth in the AL East)Baltimore; Thursday, 12:35 p.m. EDTPITCHING PROBABLES: Yankees: Jordan Montgomery (0-1, 3.06 ERA, 1.08 …
TULSA, Okla. (AP) — About a month before Dave Stockton won the PGA Championship at Southern Hills, his father gave him the self-help classic “Psycho-Cybernetics” by Maxwell Maltz, and he went …
BALTIMORE (AP) — Rich Strike winning the Kentucky Derby at 80-1 may not be the only big upset this Triple Crown season. Not if Fenwick has anything to do about it. Two weeks after Rich …