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Howard beats Delaware State 24-9, gives Prince first victory

Sep. 21, 2019 5:36 PM EDT

DOVER, Del. (AP) — Caylin Newton threw for two touchdowns, ran for another score, and Howard beat Delaware State 24-9 in a Mid-Eastern Athletic Conference opener and gave Ron Prince his first victory as head coach of the Bison. The Hornets (1-2, 0-1) took a 7-0 lead on a 2-yard pass from Tylik Bethea to...

Delaware rallies to defeat Pennsylvania 28-27

Sep. 21, 2019 4:46 PM EDT

NEWARK, Del. (AP) — Nolan Henderson threw three touchdown passes and Delaware scored 21 consecutive points in the second half to rally past Pennsylvania 28-27 on Saturday. The Blue Hens (FCS No. 20) rallied from a 21-7 third-quarter deficit then held on after Penn's Isaiah Malcome scored on a 69-yard punt...

Drexel, Tower to buy St. Christopher's Hospital for $50M

Sep. 20, 2019 4:52 PM EDT

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Drexel University and Tower Health have agreed to pay $50 million to buy St. Christopher's Hospital for Children, edging out a for-profit California hospital company in negotiations that lasted until early Friday. "This will ensure that the hospital remains a vital resource to families...

Woman who reported rape testifies that she didn't protest

Sep. 19, 2019 7:15 PM EDT

GEORGETOWN, Del. (AP) — A woman who says she was raped by an ex-University of Delaware baseball player accused of multiple sexual assaults testified under cross-examination Thursday that she did not protest when he removed all her clothes as they lay in his bed. The woman also acknowledged that she told...

Woman testifies about alleged rape by university athlete

Sep. 18, 2019 7:04 PM EDT

GEORGETOWN, Del. (AP) — A woman who says she was raped by an ex-University of Delaware baseball player accused of multiple sexual assaults testified Wednesday that she was surprised, then anxious and afraid, when her first meeting with him quickly escalated from consensual kissing to physical force and...

Accuser testifies at trial of man charged in multiple rapes

Sep. 17, 2019 7:38 PM EDT

GEORGETOWN, Del. (AP) — A woman who claims she was sexually assaulted by a former University of Delaware baseball player accused of multiple rapes told a jury Tuesday that she was surprised when he agreed to connect with her on an online dating site. "He was a UD baseball player, and I was surprised that...

Baseball player accused of serial rapes faces first trial

Sep. 16, 2019 7:59 PM EDT

GEORGETOWN, Del. (AP) — A woman who says she was sexually assaulted by a former University of Delaware athlete accused of multiple rapes was enthralled after connecting with him on an online dating site and drove to his house intending to have sex with him, defense attorneys told jurors Monday. But...

Delaware St opens with 4 straight TDs, stings Lincoln 58-12

Sep. 14, 2019 8:46 PM EDT

DOVER, Del. (AP) — Delaware State scored touchdowns on its first four possessions and steamed past Division-II Lincoln 58-12 on Saturday. Tylick Bethea completed 16 of 28 passes for 181 yards with two TD passes to Kwannah Kollie for 23 and 6 yards. Freshman Jabari Blake threw one pass — a 25-yard...

Lance leads North Dakota State past Delaware 47-22

Sep. 14, 2019 4:45 PM EDT

NEWARK, Del. (AP) — Redshirt freshman quarterback Trey Lance threw three touchdown passes and Kobe Johnson rushed for 101 yards and a score as North Dakota State, ranked No. 1 in the FCS coaches' poll, cruised past No. 18 Delaware 47-22 on Saturday. Lance completed 18 of 23 passes for 195 yards and has...

Biden's 'record player' just 1 of his vintage references

Sep. 14, 2019 4:19 PM EDT

Joe Biden's suggestion that parents leave a record player on to teach their babies better vocabulary was a head-scratching (needle-scratching?) moment in Thursday's debate. But it was hardly the first time the 76-year-old Biden has busted out a vintage reference that reveals his age and leaves some in the...