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Alleged gunman, victim among 6 charged after game shooting

Nov. 16, 2019 11:55 PM EST

Six men have been charged after a shooting at a New Jersey high school football game that critically wounded a 10-year-old boy and sent players and the packed crowd fleeing in panic. Ibn Abdullah, 27, was the target of the Friday night shooting and was charged because a gun was found on him when emergency...

Beauvillier, Islanders rally past Flyers for shootout win

Nov. 16, 2019 11:27 PM EST

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — The New York Islanders have played almost flawless hockey for over a month. On Saturday night, they had a perfect response in the third period to keep their dominant run going. Anthony Beauvillier scored twice during New York’s three-goal, third-period rally, and the Islanders...

Kahun scores twice, Penguins rout Maple Leafs 6-1

Nov. 16, 2019 11:10 PM EST

PITTSBURGH (AP) — Dominik Kahun and the Pittsburgh Penguins are stepping up in the absence of injured captain Sidney Crosby and several other key stars. Kahun scored two goals and the Penguins routed the Toronto Maple Leafs 6-1 on Saturday night. “It’s always tough when guys like (Crosby)...

Vera Clemente, Roberto Clemente’s widow, has died

Nov. 16, 2019 10:18 PM EST

PITTSBURGH (AP) — Vera Clemente, the widow of Hall of Fame outfielder Roberto Clemente and a goodwill ambassador for Major League Baseball, has died. She was 78. MLB and the Pittsburgh Pirates announced her death Saturday. She died in San Juan, Puerto Rico. MLB says Vera Clemente had health issues...

Blackmon carries St. Francis (Pa.) over American 79-76

Nov. 16, 2019 10:13 PM EST

LORETTO, Pa. (AP) — Isaiah Blackmon had a career-high 28 points as St. Francis (Pa.) narrowly defeated American 79-76 on Saturday night. Keith Braxton had 19 points for St. Francis (Pa.) (2-2). Tyler Stewart added 11 points. Jamir Harris scored a career-high 21 points for the Eagles (1-3). Sa'eed Nelson...

Darling lifts undefeated, 5-0 Delaware over Lafayette 81-73

Nov. 16, 2019 8:02 PM EST

EASTON, Pa. (AP) — Nate Darling scored 27 points and Delaware connected on its first nine shots of the second half to beat Lafayette 81-73 on Saturday to remain unbeaten at 5-0. Delaware is off to its best start since the 1998-99 squad opened the season with eight consecutive wins. The Blue Hens were 17 of...

Bucknell rallies to beat Georgetown 20-17

Nov. 16, 2019 5:17 PM EST

LEWISBURG, Pa. (AP) — Logan Bitikofer threw a 45-yard pass to Dominic Lyles for Bucknell’s second touchdown of the fourth quarter and the Bison rallied to beat Georgetown 20-17 on Saturday and keep their Patriot League title hopes alive. Simeon Page blocked and recovered a punt to set up a 3-yard...

Denley, Brown lead St. Francis (PA) in rout of Wagner, 42-8

Nov. 16, 2019 4:51 PM EST

LORETTO, Pa. (AP) — Joel Denley ran for three touchdowns and Jason Brown threw for three more, all to EJ Jenkins, as St. Francis of Pennsylvania walloped Wagner, 42-8 in a Northeast Conference contest Saturday afternoon. Denley scored twice in the final six minutes of the first quarter on runs of 5- and...

Colgate shuts out Lafayette again, wins 16-0

Nov. 16, 2019 4:50 PM EST

EASTON, Pa. (AP) — Grant Breneman and Malik Twyman ran for touchdowns and Colgate defeated Lafayette 16-0 on Saturday, closing out the season with three consecutive conference wins. Colgate defeated Lafayette for the fifth consecutive time, the last three via shutout. The Raiders (4-8, 3-3 Patriot League)...

Mechanical issue forces flight to land in Pittsburgh

Nov. 16, 2019 4:01 PM EST

PITTSBURGH (AP) — An American Airlines flight was forced to land at Pittsburgh International Airport due to a mechanical issue. The airline says Flight 2244 had departed about 7:30 a.m. Saturday from Chicago and was bound for Washington with 72 passengers and six crew members aboard. The Boeing 737-800...