Alabama’s defense figures to resume its dominant ways when the NFL Draft gets underway this week in Philadelphia.

Backs in style: RBs in demand early for first time since 2012

Ezekiel Elliott’s immediate impact last season, along with one of the strongest classes in years, have made running backs popular again heading into this week’s NFL Draft.

For this WWII veteran, Pirates game is another moment to savor

As his family and friends gathered inside PNC Park and team officials approached with field credentials for them to wear as they were escorted to a spot in front of the Pirates’ dugout, John Galasso realized something was about to happen before he could buy his usual game-day meal of hot dog, fries and a diet soda.

Lancers get on base early and often in rout of SHAPE

Thanks an early injury, SHAPE was forced to put inexperienced players on the mound. They walked Lancer after Lancer. And Lakenheath got plenty of practice stealing bases as well.

Boys soccer roundup

One-sided affairs highlight boys soccer action

Shutout victories for the Kaiserslautern Raiders, Naples Wildcats and Ramstein Royals headlined a busy weekend of DODEA-Europe boys soccer as the European tournament looms just three weeks away.

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Prep roundup

Perry girls break through for first DODEA-Japan title

Bobbi Hill has won just about individual accolades in her four seasons with Matthew C. Perry girls soccer. She’s a three-time All-Far East Division II selection and two-time tournament outstanding offensive player.