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MLB notebook: Phillies' Arrieta could miss rest of season

Reuters sports - Wed, 2019-08-14 21:08
Philadelphia Phillies right-hander Jake Arrieta was placed on the 10-day injured list Wednesday and may undergo season-ending elbow surgery.

Barty beats Sharapova, Halep survives scare in Cincinnati

Reuters sports - Wed, 2019-08-14 19:50
Top seeded Ash Barty overcame a slow start to defeat Maria Sharapova 6-4 6-1, while Simona Halep battled past Ekaterina Alexandrova 3-6 7-5 6-4 in the second round of the Cincinnati Masters on Wednesday.

Olympic triathlon test event in Tokyo shortened over extreme heat fears

Reuters sports - Wed, 2019-08-14 18:35
The running segment of the Elite Womens Triathlon Olympic qualifier, held across the same course which will stage the event during the 2020 Tokyo Games, has been halved by organizers to five kilometers due to fears over extreme heat.

Alibaba's Tsai nears deal to buy rest of NBA's Brooklyn Nets: source

Reuters sports - Wed, 2019-08-14 18:31
Alibaba Group Holding Ltd co-founder Joseph Tsai is nearing a deal to buy the 51% stake he does not already own in the U.S. basketball team Brooklyn Nets, a source familiar with the matter told Reuters.

Barty outguns Sharapova, Halep survives scare in Cincinnati

Reuters sports - Wed, 2019-08-14 17:20
Top seeded Ash Barty overcame a slow start to defeat Maria Sharapova 6-4 6-1, while Simona Halep battled past Ekaterina Alexandrova 3-6 7-5 6-4 in the second round of the Cincinnati Masters on Wednesday.

Unseeded Struff knocks out Tsitsipas in Cincinnati

Reuters sports - Wed, 2019-08-14 16:57
Fifth-seed Stefanos Tsitsipas's Cincinnati Masters challenge ended in the second round on Wednesday as he was beaten 6-4 6-7(5) 7-6(6) by unseeded German Jan-Lennard Struff.

Browns QB Mayfield: 'People want to see us lose'

Reuters sports - Wed, 2019-08-14 13:17
Quarterback Baker Mayfield doesn't care if other clubs think the Cleveland Browns are being overhyped.

Czech Republic handed 2020 Fed Cup wildcard

Reuters sports - Wed, 2019-08-14 12:56
Eleven-times champions Czech Republic have been handed a wildcard for next April's revamped Fed Cup finals in Budapest, the International Tennis Federation (ITF) announced on Wednesday.

Kipchoge likens sub-two hour marathon attempt to moon landing

Reuters sports - Wed, 2019-08-14 12:02
Kenyan world record holder Eliud Kipchoge says running a marathon in under two hours would be comparable in the annals of human achievement to standing on the moon or scaling Everest for the first time.

Report: Tsai to buy remainder of Nets franchise

Reuters sports - Wed, 2019-08-14 11:57
Joseph Tsai plans to buy the remainder of the Brooklyn Nets from Mikhail Prokhorov and become sole owner of the NBA franchise, the New York Post reported Wednesday.

Wizards name Jamison director of pro personnel

Reuters sports - Wed, 2019-08-14 10:23
The Washington Wizards named former NBA All-Star Antawn Jamison director of pro personnel on Wednesday.

Edinboro High School hosts reunion

From General McLane - Wed, 2019-08-14 09:47

Recently, Edinboro High School held a reunion for members who graduated from Edinboro High School!

An estimated 180 people gathered at Nick’s Place to celebrate with former Edinboro High Turtles, including Elaine Mills-Hinkle (’40), Margaret VanHouten-Walker (’39) and Catherine Capp-Firer (’39)!

Prior to 1959, Edinboro operated a junior/senior high school for students in grades 7-12. It was located in what is now Compton Hall on the campus of Edinboro University. McKean also operated a school for students in grades 7-12. It was located in a building that has since been razed and was located on the property where our current elementary school is located. The mascot for Edinboro was the Turtles and for McKean, the Rams.

Learn more about our history in Lancer Letters #421 and #422!

Semenya says she never felt supported by other women

Reuters sports - Wed, 2019-08-14 09:47
Double Olympic champion Caster Semenya, who has been locked in a battle over her testosterone levels with athletics authorities, said on Wednesday that she has not felt supported by other women in sport.

Soccer player Sala and pilot likely exposed to carbon monoxide before fatal crash: report

Reuters sports - Wed, 2019-08-14 09:38
Argentine soccer player Emiliano Sala's blood showed high levels of carbon monoxide, air accident investigators said on Wednesday, and it was likely the pilot of the plane flying him to Britain had also been exposed before their fatal crash.

Miller staying with Pramac Ducati MotoGP team in 2020

Reuters sports - Wed, 2019-08-14 06:52
Australian Jack Miller will stay with Pramac Ducati next season after agreeing a contract extension, the MotoGP team said on Wednesday.

MLB roundup: Sale makes strikeout history in Boston's win

Reuters sports - Wed, 2019-08-14 02:54
Jackie Bradley Jr. hit a tiebreaking home run in the top of the 10th inning as the visiting Boston Red Sox overcame blowing a five-run lead to beat the Cleveland Indians 7-6 Tuesday night.

Doping: IWF provisionally suspends five Russian weightlifters

Reuters sports - Wed, 2019-08-14 01:39
Five Russian weightlifters have been provisionally suspended for potential doping violations based on data retrieved from a Moscow laboratory, the sport's governing body has said.

Djokovic shakes off rust, Federer rolls in Cincinnati

Reuters sports - Tue, 2019-08-13 23:56
Novak Djokovic survived a nervous start to see off Sam Querrey 7-5 6-1 at the Cincinnati Masters on Tuesday as the world number one returned to competition for the first time since beating Roger Federer in last month's epic Wimbledon final.

Venus stuns holder Bertens in Cincinnati, Serena withdraws

Reuters sports - Tue, 2019-08-13 22:48
Former world number one Venus Williams, playing what she called "smart" tennis, beat defending champion Kiki Bertens 6-3 3-6 7-6(4) in the second round of the Cincinnati Masters on Tuesday before her sister Serena withdrew due to back problems.

MLB notebook: Phils hire Manuel as hitting coach

Reuters sports - Tue, 2019-08-13 22:03
The Philadelphia Phillies replaced hitting coach John Mallee with 75-year-old former manager Charlie Manuel on Tuesday.

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