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  • After struggles at national championships, Michael Phelps looks ahead

    After struggles at national championships, Michael Phelps looks ahead
    IRVINE, Calif. — If this year's Phillips 66 National Championships hold any enduring place in Michael Phelps' mind, he might remember them as a needed, albeit painful, slug of reality. Until the past week, Phelps had treated his four-month...
  • Phantoms' new mascot, MeLVin, makes his debut

    The Lehigh Valley Phantoms have inked a mascot. MeLVin. So maybe it's not as catchy as San Diego Chicken or Phillie Phanatic, but it's got an obvious local hook. The LV, as you may have surmised, refers to the team's new home, the Lehigh Valley. He'...
  • Paul Pierce Spoke, LeBron James Responded

    Paul Pierce Spoke, LeBron James Responded
    NEW YORK — LeBron James had some messages to send. Oh, he had some messages to send. On Sunday, James made it clear that the NBA players not only don't want Donald Sterling owning the Los Angeles Clippers, they don't want any of Sterling family...
  • Former softball star is getting a lot of play time on popular TV commercial

    To the local softball world, Phil Schantz is a Hall of Famer. He's a contemporary of the legendary Ty Stofflet and a top-notch catcher and pitcher for more than four decades who played on numerous championship teams. In the world of TV commercials,...
  • Reed's message resonated with the kids on his lengthy visit to Dieruff

    It was clear from the comments and emotions expressed by his former coaches, teammates, teachers and administrators that Andre Reed Day last Wednesday was special for Dieruff High School. But one of the biggest days in school history wasn't intended...
  • Blues singer, musician are top Lehigh Valley Music Awards winners

     
    Blues singer Sarah Ayers, who stopped performing for nearly two years after a health condition damaged nerves in her throat, came back with a roar Sunday at the Lehigh Valley Music Awards. Sarah Ayers in file photo Ayers was chosen......
  • REVIEW: Lehigh Valley Music Awards should give itself a prize for ceremony

     
    Lehigh Valley Music Awards should give itself a prize. The awards’ 15th ceremony Sunday at Musikfest CafĂ© at ArtsQuest Center at SteelStacks was the best-run, best-paced and most professional since it began a staged, formal-presentation format...
  • Ken Norton Sr. dies at 70; former heavyweight boxing champion

    Ken Norton Sr., a former heavyweight boxing champion who beat Muhammad Ali once — breaking his jaw — and fought him to two other extremely close decisions, died Wednesday at a care facility near Las Vegas. He was 70. Norton had been in...
  • Former heavyweight boxer Ken Norton Sr. dies at 70

    Ken Norton Sr., a former heavyweight boxing champion who defeated Muhammad Ali in 1973, then lost in the rematch later that year, died Wednesday at a hospital in Arizona where he had been undergoing rehabilitation since suffering a stroke last year,...
  • Basketball Game of the Week: No. 8 Poly vs. Woodrow Wilson (D.C.)

    Basketball Game of the Week: No. 8 Poly vs. Woodrow Wilson (D.C.)
    What: Spark at the Park When: Friday, 5:30 p.m. Where: Forest Park KEY PLAYERS Poly: John Crosby, Sr., G; Chris Feldman, Sr., G; Marcel Thompson, Jr., F/G Woodrow Wilson: Larry Holmes, Sr., G; Dimone Long, Sr., G; Miles Gillette, Jr., F KEYS...
  • No. 4 City boys basketball closes out Wilson (D.C.) for 76-69 win in Spark in the Park

    No. 4 City boys basketball closes out Wilson (D.C.) for 76-69 win in Spark in the Park
    One of the areas the City boys basketball team most wanted to improve on was closing out games in the fourth quarter. The No. 4 Knights had an opportunity Thursday against pesky Woodrow Wilson (D.C.). Some big baskets, key stops and enough free throws...