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Seattle Blanks Pittsburgh, 6-0

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PITTSBURGH — Marco Gonzales allowed six hits in seven innings, Austin Nola and Omar Narvaez hit back-to-back home runs and the Seattle Mariners beat Pittsburgh 6-0 on Tuesday night after Pirates All-Star closer Felipe Vazquez was arrested on multiple felony charges earlier in the ...

Steelers Begin Post-Ben Life

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PITTSBURGH — The Pittsburgh Steelers have no plans to bail on the season with Ben Roethlisberger out until 2020 with an elbow injury. “Our level of expectations in terms of our performance will not change,” coach Mike Tomlin said Tuesday. A day removed from announcing ...

Magnolia Golf Wins Inaugural MOVL Title

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POWHATAN — The Magnolia golf team made history Tuesday afternoon. The Blue Eagles — by virtue of their round of 341 — won the inaugural Mid Ohio Valley League Championship — in any sport — at the Clair-Mar Golf Course. Magnolia finished 23 shots ahead of Frontier, which is in ...

Josh Strope’s NFL Week 3 Picks

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What a 24 hours for the Pittsburgh Steelers! It began with news that franchise quarterback Ben Roethlisberger will need surgery on his elbow that ends his season. It ended with the team trading away a first-round draft pick to acquire defensive back Minkah Fitzpatrick. Let’s begin with ...

Wheeling Park Earns Sweep Of John Marshall

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MOUNDSVILLE — Wheeling Park first-year volleyball coach Samantha Gentle has been working with her team to improve its play at the net. That work has been paying off, especially on offense, and it showed on Monday night as the Patriots swept John Marshall 25-14, 25-21 and 26-24 at the ...

Carl Nyh, Mark Kaufmann Pace Linsly Running Game

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By CODY TOMER Staff Writer WHEELING — Linsly coach B.J. Depew wanted to get as many running backs involved as he could during Saturday’s game against rival Wheeling Central. He did just that. A total of seven players carried the ball for the Cadets and two ran for over 100 yards in ...

Big Ben Done For Season

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PITTSBURGH — Ben Roethlisberger likes to point out that he’s played through the end of every contract he’s ever signed. It’s tangible proof of the longtime Pittsburgh Steelers quarterback’s commitment both to the game itself and the franchise he’s led to a pair of Super Bowl ...

Browns Take Down Jets

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EAST RUTHERFORD, N.J. — Odell Beckham Jr. had an 89-yard touchdown catch and a spectacular one-handed grab in his return to MetLife Stadium, and Baker Mayfield and the Cleveland Browns did just enough to beat the short-handed and banged-up New York Jets 23-3 on Monday night. Beckham, traded ...

Fitzpatrick Traded To Pittsburgh

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DAVIE, Fla. — Miami Dolphins defensive back Minkah Fitzpatrick got his wish and was traded Monday night to the Pittsburgh Steelers for a first-round draft pick in 2020, two people familiar with the negotiations said. The people confirmed the deal to The Associated Press on condition of ...

Brown’s Status Again In Limbo This Week

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FOXBOROUGH, Mass. (AP) — New England Patriots receiver Antonio Brown’s availability is again in limbo this week with the NFL preparing to meet with the former trainer that has filed a civil lawsuit accusing the star receiver of rape and sexual assault. On Monday, the NFL declined to ...

PREP ROUNDUP: Wheeling Park Girls Take Out Parkersburg, 6-0

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WHEELING — Emma Delk scored two goals while Gracey Hanna dished out two assists as Wheeling Park stomped Parkersburg, 6-0 in prep girls soccer action Monday evening. Abbey Anderson tallied a goal and an assist for the Patriots. Also scoring were Faith Mealy, Mia Zecca and Adlie ...

Sabres Defeat Penguins in OT

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In State College, Pennsylvania, Jack Eichel scored 4:52 into overtime to lift the Buffalo Sabres to a 5-4 win over the Pittsburgh Penguins. Eichel finished with a goal and an assist. John Gilmour, Conor Sheary, Henry Jokiharju and Tage Thompson also scored for the Sabres. Carter Hutton ...

Twins Open 5-Game AL Central Lead

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MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Jose Berrios pitched into the eighth inning to win his second straight start, Mitch Garver hit a go-ahead double and the Minnesota Twins rallied to beat the Chicago White Sox 5-3 Monday night. Seeking their first AL Central title since 2010, the Twins opened a five-game ...

Seahawks Bring Down Ben, Steelers

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PITTSBURGH — The faces around Russell Wilson have changed as the Seattle Seahawks rebuild themselves on the fly. One thing, however, has not. Seattle goes as its ever imaginative quarterback goes. And in the second half in a place where the franchise hadn’t scored let alone won in two ...

Roethlisberger Injured in Loss

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PITTSBURGH — Ben Roethlisberger shook his right arm once. Then twice. And just like that, the Pittsburgh Steelers found their season at a crossroads just two weeks in. While Mason Rudolph filled in capably in the second half after Roethlisberger left with an unspecified right elbow injury ...

Cubs Thump Pirates to Finish A Series Sweep

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CHICAGO — Anthony Rizzo was helped off the field Sunday by a trainer and a teammate with a sprained right ankle, and Wrigley Field fell silent. With Chicago’s postseason pursuit already hindered by a season-ending injury to shortstop Javier Baez, the team may now be without another star ...

Wheeling Chamber of Commerce Golf Scramble

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The Wheeling Area Chamber of Commerce is holding its 3rd Annual Golf Scramble on Thursday at the Wheeling Country Club Golf Course. Lunch is at noon and is sponsored by The Health Plan. It’s a two-person scramble and a shotgun start beginning at 12:30 p.m. It will be $75 per player, which ...

Niemann Captures The Greenbrier

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WHITE SULPHUR SPRINGS — Joaquin Niemann is going to give International Team captain Ernie Els something to think about when he makes his captain’s picks for the Presidents Cup. Niemann became the first player from Chile to win on the PGA Tour, shooting a 6-under 64 on Sunday for a ...