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PITTSBURGH (AP) — Six months ago, Stefen Wisniewski’s Sundays consisted of spending the afternoon watching the NFL on TV wondering if his phone was ever going to ring. The veteran offensive lineman tried not to fixate on the circumstances that led to him sitting on the couch.

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Pittsburgh Penguins captain Sidney Crosby prefers the NHL skip the rest of the regular season and head directly to the playoffs if games resume during this pandemic-interrupted spring.

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Trying to find a local place in the offseason to get instruction for baseball and softball players can be difficult, and some local men stepped up to purchase a local business that was providing that instruction.

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In Tuesday’s edition the Bedford Gazette ran the 2019-20 Inter-County Conference All-Stars. Halee Smith was listed as a girls’ basketball player from Bellwood-Antis. Smith is a basketball player from Juniata Valley.

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TOKYO (AP) — The IOC announced a first-of-its-kind postponement of the Summer Olympics on Tuesday, bowing to the realities of a coronavirus pandemic that is shutting down daily life around the globe and making planning for a massive worldwide gathering in July a virtual impossibility.

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NEW YORK (AP) — The newly installed president and chief executive officer of the U.S. Soccer Federation used their first news conference to say that settling a lawsuit filed by women’s national team players is their priority.

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Mark Church was sitting on the end of his bed, coming to terms with the devastating effect the coronavirus outbreak would have on his job as a cricket announcer, when he picked up his phone and did what he does best.

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CHICAGO (AP) — Will Wilson, co-head of the NFL division of a sports representation agency and the uncle of former Indianapolis Colts quarterback Andrew Luck, was hired Monday as chief executive officer of the troubled U.S. Soccer Federation.

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The Inter-County Conference recently announced its all-stars for the winter sports season, and there are 19 athletes from the Bedford Gazette coverage area on the wrestling and basketball squads.

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CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — Seated inside a simulator in his living room, Denny Hamlin grew thirsty as he virtually raced some of his top rivals. He asked his one allowed crew member — his 7-year-old daughter — to get him a soda and she handed him a bottle of slightly shaken Coca-Cola.

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This was supposed to be a column about possibilities. In Happy Valley, spring practice was supposed to start Wednesday. James Franklin was going to talk about his roster, brag about Micah Parsons’ immense skill and Journey Brown’s meteoric rise and an offensive line and a quarterback that ha…

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As many of us are spending a lot more time at home and doing a lot of thinking, here are some things that I have thought about and have done some research on in the sports world.

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GENEVA (AP) — Regional Olympic officials on Wednesday rallied around the IOC and backed its stance on opening the Tokyo Games as scheduled, one day after direct criticism from athletes amid the coronavirus outbreak.

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ANCHORAGE, Alaska (AP) — As a young boy growing up in Norway, Thomas Waerner spent idle hours thinking long and hard about two different kinds of iconic American modes of transportation: muscle cars and the sled dogs in the Iditarod.

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The annual Knights of Columbus Council #1439 Free Throw Championship was held Saturday, January 25, 2020 in the Chestnut Ridge High School Gymnasium. Thirty basketball players from Bedford County participated in this year’s free throw competition. Council and District Champions for boys and …

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DÜSSELDORF, Germany (AP) — Although anti-doping organizations around the world are dialling back on testing because of the coronavirus outbreak, Olympic athletes can still expect a knock on the door.

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The Atlantic Coast Conference and Southeastern Conference canceled all spring athletic competitions Tuesday due to the coronavirus, joining the Big Ten, Big 12 and Pac-12 in putting an end to their sports seasons.