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Ill Pennsylvania man's gift to comfort family when he's gone

Sep. 21, 2019 3:06 AM EDT

CHAMBERSBURG, Pa. (AP) — Jeff Hottle hoped to prepare his family for the day when he would leave them. He wanted to share with them his best advice, and he wanted them to always be able to hold a piece of him in their hands because he worried that he may only have months to live. Jeff had good reason to...

Former Syracuse star Tim Green has his No. 72 retired

Sep. 14, 2019 10:35 PM EDT

SYRACUSE, N.Y. (AP) — Former Syracuse All-America defensive lineman Tim Green had his No. 72 jersey retired at halftime of the Orange's game against No. 1 Clemson. The 55-year-old Green, who was diagnosed just over three years ago with amyotrophic lateral sclerosis, more commonly referred to as ALS or Lou...

Former Syracuse star Tim Green's uniform to be retired

Sep. 5, 2019 5:35 PM EDT

SYRACUSE, N.Y. (AP) — Syracuse is honoring former All-America Tim Green during the Orange's game against No. 1 Clemson. Green's No. 72 jersey will be retired at halftime of the home opener on Sept. 14. A defensive lineman for the Orange, Green is the all-time sacks leader at Syracuse with 45.5. He's the...

Roark strikes out seven, pitching A's to sweep of Yankees

Aug. 23, 2019 1:29 AM EDT

OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) — Tanner Roark has been in Oakland long enough already to understand this winning vibe. Roark is doing his part to keep the Athletics on a roll as the September stretch run approaches, striking out seven without walking a batter over six-plus innings in a 5-3 victory over the New York...