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NFL and Its Players Are Working On Anthem Resolutions

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The NFL and National Football League Players Association have agreed to halt enforcement of rules regarding the new national anthem policy while the two sides work on a resolution. The league and its players union issued a joint statement late Thursday, hours after The Associated Press ...

Wheeling Gets Victory Over The Shield

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WEST LIBERTY—Wheeling Post 1 was looking at 10 consecutive days without a baseball game, so manager Jon-Michael Brunner looked to a good friend for help. The Shield manager Ryan Herb answered the call and agreed to play a nine inning game at West Liberty University on Wednesday. Post 1 ...

St. C. Falls To Beverly-Lowell

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CAMBRIDGE — When you’re hot, you’re hot, but when you’re not, you’re not. Sunday night St. Clairsville was sitting in the driver’s seat of the American Legion Region 8 baseball tournament. It was 3-0 and awaiting the survivor of the loser’s bracket, which had to beat it twice. ...

Secondary, Kicker Complete W.Va. All-Star Roster

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WHEELING — When it came to choosing the West Virginia roster for the annual OVAC Rudy Mumley All-Star Game, Scott Holt and his staff sought one major attribute. Versatility was an absolutely huge part of earning a spot on the Mountian State squad for the game, which will be played at ...

British Open Presents Tough Test With no Clear Answers

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CARNOUSTIE, Scotland — The eve of the British Open felt like cramming for a final exam, a multiple choice one with no obvious answers. The wind that blows off the North Sea across the exposed links of Carnoustie has not been the primary concern during practice rounds. Players have a ...

Teams Looking for Hitters Have Options Besides Machado

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Manny Machado will be wearing a new uniform when he plays his next game, and other hitters will be on the move in the next couple weeks. Even after Machado was traded to the Los Angeles Dodgers, teams seeking to boost their offense will have several options to land a big bat. The four-time ...

Leonard Goes To Toronto, DeRozan Goes to San Antonio

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By TIM REYNOLDS AP Basketball Writer The Kawhi Leonard saga in San Antonio is over. So is DeMar DeRozan’s time in Toronto. An NBA summer blockbuster got pulled off Wednesday, with the Spurs sending Leonard to the Raptors as part of a four-player deal that has DeRozan heading to San ...

Team Sky Continues To Dominate at Tour

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By ANDREW DAMPF AP Sports Writer LA ROSIERE, France — If the idea behind a short but almost entirely mountainous stage in the Tour de France was to create constant action, Stage 11 on Wednesday went according to plan. The end result, however, was the same as most recent Tours — ...

Brown Will Appear On Madden Cover

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We already know that Antonio Brown has made it to the top of the NFL. Now, he’s made it onto the cover of the video game he played as a youngster while dreaming of getting to the NFL. EA SPORTS unveiled Brown on Wednesday as the cover guy for Madden NFL 19 and Madden NFL Overdrive. The game ...

Holgorsen Likes Expectations for West Virginia

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FRISCO, TEXAS — Veteran West Virginia University football coach Dana Holgorsen has become accustomed to having difficult questions concerning his team. That might explain why the leader of the Mountaineers was all smiles when he took his turn at the podium during the Big 12 Conference’s ...

Wheeling Recreation Soccer Camp Wraps Up Day 2

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WHEELING — The Wheeling Recreation Soccer Camp concluded its second day at the East Wheeling Sports Complex on Tuesday. After another three-hour session, Camp Coordinator Bill Konkle has been pleased with not only the turnout, but the effort that has been put forth by the campers. “The ...

Stiles Has Comfort With Ohio’s DBs

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MORRISTOWN — Bruce Stiles has never coached against Scott Holt. However, the Ohio coach expects the West Virginia staff to exploit its athletes, so when he and his staff made their defensive backfield selections for the annual OVAC Rudy Mumley All-Star Football Game, they did so with that ...

St. Clairsville Post 159 Is Locked In A Battle

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CAMBRIDGE — No lead was safe Tuesday as momentum shifts filled the Region 8 Final at Don Coss Field. With its back against the wall, Beverly-Lowell Post 389/750 rallied twice for an 8-6 win over St. Clairsville Post 159 to force a winner-take all battle at 6 tonight. “I know we ...

AL Downs NL In 10-Inning Affair

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WASHINGTON — A record 10 home runs. A slew of strikeouts. The all-or-nothing All-Star Game mirrored what baseball has become. Astros teammates Alex Bregman and George Springer homered on consecutive pitches to begin the 10th inning, and the American League beat the National League 8-6 ...

Entry Deadline Approaching for W.Va. Open At Oglebay

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WHEELING — The Bordas & Bordas West Virginia Open will be presented by the Wheeling Oglebay Tennis Club (WOTC) from July 26-29 at Oglebay. The event will feature singles and doubles matches, a social and the induction of a member into the WOTC Hall of Fame. The tournament is the USTA ...

Rauter Agrees With Wheeling Nailers

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WHEELING — The Wheeling Nailers announced their sixth player signing of the 2018 offseason Tuesday. Wheeling has signed forward Alex Rauter to an ECHL contract. Rauter, 24, made his professional debut at the end of this past season, when he joined the Atlanta Gladiators for the stretch run ...

Woods: British Is Best Shot

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CARNOUSTIE, Scotland (AP) — Tiger Woods doesn’t feel as old at the oldest championship in golf. Back at the British Open for the first time in three years, Woods broke from his tradition on Tuesday morning. Instead of being among the first on the tee for practice, he didn’t show up at ...

UNC Finally Scandal-Free

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CHAPEL HILL, N.C. (AP) — North Carolina athletics director Bubba Cunningham has spent nearly his entire tenure dealing with serious NCAA issues, from arriving amid a football investigation to dealing with years of offshoot academic trouble. Now, for the first time, Cunningham is entering a ...

Lawsuit, Ex-Student Focus on Complaints About Ohio State Doctor

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COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Four former wrestlers say in a new lawsuit that Ohio State University officials ignored repeated complaints about “rampant sexual misconduct” by a now-dead team doctor, and a former student confirmed Tuesday that investigators have documentation about at least one ...

Bowlsby Bullish On the Big 12

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FRISCO, Texas — Bob Bowlsby never bought into the negative perceptions some have about the Big 12, and these days the commissioner has plenty of reasons to feel bullish about his league. Even more money is coming into the Big 12, the smallest of the Power Five conferences with only 10 ...