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  • Heads up on road closures for Sunday's marathon

    Heads up on road closures for Sunday's marathon
    The Lehigh Valley Health Network Via Marathon will be run Sunday morning, closing a number of roads as it makes its way through the Lehigh Valley from Salisbury Township to Easton. Via of the Lehigh Valley, which helps children and adults with...
  • FLASHBACK: In 2004, Easton claims its 700th football victory

    FLASHBACK: In 2004, Easton claims its 700<sup>t</sup><sup>h</sup> football victory
    A weekly look back at sports in the Lehigh Valley, in anniversaries of multiples of five years. September 22 2004—Northampton grad Travis Mohr wins the 100 backstroke in the ParaOlympic Games in Athens with an American record time of 1:10.15....
  • LVHN Via Marathon and relay is Sunday

    LVHN Via Marathon and relay is Sunday
    It's been called the second-fastest marathon in the country, and when the LVHN Via Marathon and Marathon Relay teams take off on Sunday morning from Lehigh Valley Hospital–Cedar Crest in Salisbury Township, almost 1,800 people will be running by the...
  • Top Lehigh Valley events: Lehigh Valley Health Network Via Marathon, Levitt Pavilion concerts

    VIA MARATHON RETURNS 1 Walk or run while raising money for people with disabilities during the Lehigh Valley Health Network Via 5K, Walk or Kids Races, Saturday at the ArtsQuest Center at SteelStacks, Bethlehem. The 5K, $25, begins at 7:30 a.m. while...
  • 'Pitbull' Wins MMA Rematch Against Curran At Mohegan Sun

    UNCASVILLE — When his featherweight championship fight against Pat Curran was over, Patricio "Pitbull" Freire spit blood, climbed the cage and raised his arms. "I knew I had won," Freire said, "because I had come close to finishing him so many...
  • 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'...
  • 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...
  • Allentown considers naming street for Andre Reed

    Allentown considers naming street for Andre Reed
    Take a drive on the Larry Holmes. Hop a ride on the Jim Honochick. And maybe, someday, park it on the Andre Reed. With the recent induction of Lehigh Valley football great Andre Reed into the Pro Football Hall of Fame, an effort is underway in...
  • 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,...
  • Had fun doing Mt. Rushmore of sports broadcasters column and came up with a few more lists

     
    In case you didn't see it in today's print edition of The Morning Call or found it while buried online, here's my column on a sports broadcasters Mount Rushmore for baseball, football, basketball, the Phillies, Yankees, Mets, Olympics etc. http://www....
  • 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......