Posts Tagged Pennsylvania

Panthers have 3 nationally-televised games in 2014

CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — The defending NFC South champion Carolina Panthers will play three nationally-televised games and face six playoff teams from last season, the NFL announced Wednesday.

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Gay business owners still face challenges

In this Monday, April 21, 2014 photo, Dave Greenbaum, who runs a computer repair business, gets into his vehicle outside his house in Lawrence, Kan. Despite increasing acceptance of homosexuality in the U.S., gay small business owners like Greenbaum say they still encounter discrimination from possible customers and investors. (AP Photo/Orlin Wagner)

NEW YORK (AP) — It happens a few times a year: A customer refuses to work with Dave Greenbaum because he’s gay.

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Penn St. fans plan new statue of Joe Paterno

In this Oct. 8, 2010 file photo, Ashley Buchan holds her 4-year-old nephew Caleb Anthony, as she reaches to touch the face of the statue of former Penn State football coach Joe Paterno outside Beaver Stadium in State College, Pa. In 2012, the school removed this Paterno statue after a university-commissioned report accused the late coach and three other administrators of concealing sex abuse claims against retired assistant coach Jerry Sandusky. Fans of the late coach are commissioning a new statue to be placed across from the school at a local restaurant. (AP Photo/Keith Srakocic,File)

STATE COLLEGE, Pa. (AP) — With one Joe Paterno statue in storage, fans of the late Penn State football coach are commissioning a new one to be placed across from the university.

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Rangers beat Flyers 4-1 in Game 3, take 2-1 lead

New York Rangers' Derek Stepan, right, gets the puck past Philadelphia Flyers' Ray Emery, left, for a goal during the first period in Game 3 of an NHL hockey first-round playoff series, Tuesday, April 22, 2014, in Philadelphia. (AP Photo/Chris Szagola)

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Never afraid to raise his fists, Dan Carcillo made his mark in the league as a puncher more than a postseason star.

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Steelers pick up 5th-year option on DE Cam Heyward

PITTSBURGH (AP) — The Pittsburgh Steelers have picked up the 2015 option on defensive end Cam Heyward.

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