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Local Roundup: Seaford girls defeat Delmar in DIAA basketball tournament

Jada Evans netted 23 points and 12 rebounds to pace No. 24 Seaford High to a 53-18 victory over No. 41 Delmar in the opening round of the DIAA girls’ basketball state tournament on Monday …

Local college roundup: UD women finish 11-0 at home

The Delaware women’s basketball team closed the regular season with a perfect home record, beating Towson 86-55 on Sunday afternoon at the Carpenter Center. After collecting their seventh …

Local high school roundup: 25 Henlopen Conference wrestlers earn state semifinals

LEWES — Another 12 Henlopen Conference wrestlers — including six from host Cape Henlopen High — advanced to the DIAA wrestling state semifinals after the second day of the …

Local college roundup: Blue Hen women clinch first place in CAA

The Delaware women’s basketball team clinched its first Colonial Athletic Association regular-season championship in eight years with an emphatic 80-54 win over Towson on Saturday afternoon at …

Local high school roundup: 13 Henlopen grapplers reach individual state semifinal

LEWES — Thirteen Henlopen Conference wrestlers reached the semifinals of the DIAA individual state wrestling tournament on Saturday’s first day of action for the three-day …
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Pro Sports
Eager for a fresh start with a new team, J.A. Happ needed to slow down before throwing a single pitch for the Minnesota Twins. The left-hander tested positive for COVID-19 upon reporting to spring …
MIAMI (AP) — The NBA has moved closer to a deal where players on two-way contracts would be eligible to appear on the active roster for as many games as their teams would like this season, a person …
CLEARWATER, Fla. (AP) — After playing in his first game with the Philadelphia Phillies since his arrest on domestic violence charges two years ago, Odúbel Herrera apologized and vowed he’s a …
College Sports
MORGANTOWN, W.Va. (AP) — Jared Butler scored 25 points before fouling out, Davion Mitchell hit the go-ahead basket in overtime and No. 3 Baylor beat No. 6 West Virginia 94-89 Tuesday to clinch the …
OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — Creighton coach Greg McDermott apologized Tuesday for urging his players to “stay on the plantation” in a postgame locker room talk following a loss over the weekend. In a …
The Latest on the effects of the coronavirus outbreak on sports around the world: ___ Pittsburgh Penguins star Sidney Crosby will miss Tuesday night’s game against Philadelphia after being …
Outdoors
LEWES — The Friends of Cape Henlopen State Park will conduct their annual meeting on Saturday, March 6 at 9 a.m. via the Zoom app. The link can be found at …
DAGSBORO — The Delaware Botanic Gardens board, staff and volunteers invite members and the public to the 2021 season starting Thursday March 18 at 9 a.m. Ray Sander, president of the …

Daytona 500 winner McDowell takes hot streak to Las Vegas

CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — Michael McDowell was rolling along at Homestead-Miami Speedway when he saw another driver signal for a car to pass. When McDowell came upon the same driver, he wasn't …

Indians' Francona says team didn't cover up for Callaway

CLEVELAND (AP) — Indians manager Terry Francona said no one in the Cleveland organization “covered up” for former pitching coach Mickey Callaway, who is under investigation by Major League …

Naval Academy seeking student vaccines for summer training

WASHINGTON (AP) — The U.S. Naval Academy is developing plans to begin vaccinating midshipmen this month so students can deploy to ships and with Navy teams as part of their training this summer, …

Braves' Freeman celebrates his new baby 'twins with a twist'

Freddie Freeman found a way to top the double honors of winning the NL MVP and Hank Aaron Award. The Atlanta Braves first baseman's bigger thrill is having two new baby boys. He describes his …

Cardinals all-out recruiting pitch brings Watt to the desert

TEMPE, Ariz. (AP) — J.J. Watt didn't lack for suitors when deciding where to continue his spectacular football career. The three-time NFL Defensive Player of the Year said there were four or five …
HOUSTON (AP) — Five-year-old Sawyer Brown was inconsolable. Her father, Chris Brown, had told her James Harden wouldn’t be with the Houston Rockets anymore after being traded to Brooklyn. “I …
BRADENTON, Fla. (AP) — The red shirt for Collin Morikawa to wear on Sunday at the Workday Championship never arrived in time. The comparisons with Tiger Woods keep coming up in other …