Penn State stuck in purg purgatory two years later

...program that outsiders judged to be running amok weren't nearly harsh enough."This summer I spoke to a group near Wilkes-Barre and afterward, the debate heated up over our family's lawsuit," said Jay Paterno, sitting in a booth at The Corner...

New Jersey Devils continue to roll

...New Jersey went 0 for 3 on the power play.NOTES: Pittsburgh called up center Zach Sill from its AHL affiliate in Wilkes-Barre/Scranton before the game. Sill skated on the fourth line with Craig Adams and Tanner Glass. ... New Jersey defenseman...

Sandusky lawyer asks appeals court for new trial

WILKES-BARRE, Pa. ?? Jerry Sandusky's lawyer faced skeptical questioning Tuesday from three judges on the Pennsylvania appeals court...

Former MVP Ryan Braun suspended for rest of season

...surgery and was hoping to be activated this week. A quadriceps injury developed while he played at Triple-A Scranton/Wilkes-Barre and caused him to remain on the disabled list. He is not expected at the Yankees' minor league complex in Tampa...

MLB Notes

...to the 60-day disabled list.Neal hit .325 with two home runs and 29 RBIs in 72 games with Triple-A Scranton/Wilkes-Barre. He had his contract selected by the Yankees on June 14 and played in four games with the Yankees in two big league...

A-Rod could return to Yankees as soon as Monday

Alex Rodriguez is going to join Triple-A Scranton/Wilkes-Barre on Friday, likely the final stop in his rehabilitation from left hip surgery before he returns to the New York Yankees as early as Monday.


...the Mets.This year he went 8-5 with a 4.97 ERA in 16 games for the Yankees' Triple-A affiliate in Scranton/Wilkes-Barre.? In Joliet, Ill., Hall of Fame catcher Carlton Fisk pleaded guilty to a misdemeanor drunken-driving charge...

Russell Cross

...Navy in September, 1943, and served in the 3rd, 5th, and 7th Pacific fleets as a navigator on the U.S.S. Wilkes-Barre, a Cleveland class cruiser, which, most notably, fought at the battles of Iwo Jima and Okinawa, and rescued the...

Ex-Yellow Jacket Taylor Guerrieri an All-Star in minors

...ERA. The Augusta GreenJackets and Greensboro Grasshoppers were tied for second at 3.70. NEW NAME: The Scranton/Wilkes-Barre Yankees, the Triple-A team playing all its games on the road this season because of stadium renovations, will play...

American League notes

...on Wednesday at the Yankees' minor league complex in Tampa, Fla.Since pitching April 18 at Triple-A Scranton/Wilkes-Barre, Prior has made just one minor league appearance because of a strained groin and back soreness. He expects to pitch...