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Vegas beats Tampa Bay 4-1 in matchup of conference leaders

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TAMPA, Fla. (AP) — Marc-Andre Fleury made 28 saves, David Perron had a goal and an assist, and the Vegas Golden Knights beat the Tampa Bay Lightning 4-1 Thursday night in a matchup of conference leaders.

Palmer scores 19, leads Huskers in 72-52 rout of Michigan

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LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — James Palmer Jr. scored 19 points, Isaiah Roby had a career-high 14 and Nebraska beat No. 23 Michigan 72-52 on Thursday night for its first win over the Wolverines since joining the Big Ten.

Embiid scores 26, Sixers beat Celtics 89-80

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BOSTON (AP) — Joel Embiid is headed to the NBA All-Star game for the first time, and he celebrated with another impressive performance.

H.S. roundup: Windber girls top Township, 61-44

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WINDBER — Marideth Tokarsky struck for 16 points and Alayna Elliott added 13 to help lead Windber over WestPAC North rival Conemaugh Township 61-44 Thursday night in girls varsity basketball.

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Local sports briefs for Jan. 19

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Rockwood 40, Shade 27

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In the sticks outdoors column

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With flintlock coming to an end, I felt like telling about one of our better hunting days. It was bitter cold almost the entire flintlock season, there may have been a couple days that you could actually stand to be…

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Pharrell and N.E.R.D to headline NBA All-Star halftime show

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NEW YORK (AP) — The NBA announced Thursday that 11-time Grammy winner Pharrell and his hip-hop-rock band N.E.R.D will headline the halftime show at the 2018 NBA All-Star game in Los Angeles next month.

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Wawrinka, Muguruza out in 2nd round, heat soars in Australia

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MELBOURNE, Australia (AP) — Stan Wawrinka left it as late as possible before deciding his knee might just be good enough to get him through the Australian Open.

The Latest: Federer through to Australian 3rd round

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MELBOURNE, Australia (AP) — The Latest on Thursday at the Australian Open (all times local):

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Joint Olympic flag deal angers conservatives in South Korea

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SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — When athletes from the rival Koreas paraded together behind a single flag for the first time at the opening ceremony of the 2000 Sydney Olympics, it was a highly emotional event that came on a…

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Travis, Da Silva lead Stanford past No. 16 Arizona St. 86-77

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STANFORD, Calif. (AP) — Stanford coach Jarod Haase went to Plan C late in the game — and that involved Oscar Da Silva guarding the perimeter.

WTA signs lucrative 10-year deal to move finals to China

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MELBOURNE, Australia (AP) — The WTA has signed a long-term deal to move its season-ending WTA Finals to Shenzhen, China, in 2019 and will increase total prize money to $14 million, double the previous purse.

Thursday, Jan 18

The Latest: Tillerson says NK responsible for suffering

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SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — The Latest on talks between North and South Korea (all times local):

Somerset swimmers sweep Westmont

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SOMERSET — The Somerset swim team brought in two big wins against Westmont Wednesday.

Local sports briefs for Jan. 18

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Shanksville 40, Berlin 11

Wednesday, Jan 17

The Latest: Dimitrov scrapes into 3rd round at Aussie Open

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MELBOURNE, Australia (AP) — The Latest on Wednesday at the Australian Open (all times local):

Local sports roundup for Jan. 17

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Shanksville 52, Turkeyfoot 33

NBA opens investigation into Rockets-Clippers events

LOS ANGELES (AP) — The NBA has spoken to Clippers star Blake Griffin as well as other players from the Houston Rockets and Los Angeles as part of its investigation into late-game and postgame incidents involving the teams.

Ex-doctor's victims recount sex abuse as young gymnasts

LANSING, Mich. (AP) — One after one, gymnasts and other victims of a disgraced former sports doctor stepped forward in a Michigan courtroom Tuesday to recount the sexual abuse and emotional trauma he inflicted on them as children,…

Tuesday, Jan 16

Sharapova back in Oz, joins Federer, Djokovic in 2nd round

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MELBOURNE, Australia (AP) — It wasn't Maria Sharapova's choice to miss the last Australian Open. That decision was taken out of her hands because of a doping ban following a failed test on her previous visit to Melbourne Park.

The Latest: Defending champion Federer wins in 1st round

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MELBOURNE, Australia (AP) — The Latest on Tuesday at the Australian Open (all times local):

Local sports roundup for Jan. 16

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MEYERSDALE — Olivia Kretchman had 16 points and six steals to help lead Meyersdale over Rockwood 43-28 Monday night in girls varsity basketball.

West Coast Cutch; Giants acquire OF McCutchen from Pirates

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SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — The Giants found the outfielder they were looking for this winter, acquiring Andrew McCutchen from Pittsburgh on Monday to fill a key void.

Monday, Jan 15

Major letdown for US women: Venus, Stephens out in Melbourne

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MELBOURNE, Australia (AP) — U.S. Open champion Sloane Stephens was first to go, followed quickly by last year's Australian Open runner-up, Venus Williams.

The Latest: Falconi loses, ends forgettable day for US women

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MELBOURNE, Australia (AP) — The Latest on Monday at the Australian Open (all times local):

Fire & Ice 5K results

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Results of the 2018 Fire & Ice Festival 5K held this past weekend in Somerset:

The Latest: Vikings lead Saints 20-14 early in 4th quarter

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The Latest on the NFL playoffs on divisional weekend (all times EST):

Sunday, Jan 14

Arsenal omits Sanchez amid interest from Manchester clubs

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BOURNEMOUTH, England (AP) — Arsenal forward Alexis Sanchez was left out of the Premier League game against Bournemouth on Sunday, with manager Arsene Wenger saying a decision on the player's future was imminent amid interest from…

Donskoi ties it with 15.4 seconds left, Sharks win in OT

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SAN JOSE, Calif. (AP) — It all happened in a flash amid a scramble in front of the goal, and Marc-Edouard Vlasic didn't want to dwell on the details — like whether he actually touched the puck on the winning…

The Latest: Pats dominate 35-14 to return to AFC title game

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The Latest on the NFL playoffs on divisional weekend (all times EST):

Brody Wildenmann youngest to bowl 300 at Terrace Lanes

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SOMERSET — Brody Wildenmann did something on Jan. 6 that some men twice his age have never done. The 14-year-old became the youngest person ever to bowl a 300 game at Terrace Lanes Bowling Center.