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Raptors Start Thinking About Future

TORONTO (AP) — The Toronto Raptors were still partying it up in Las Vegas, part of an extended celebration following their first championship, when the NBA starting reshaping itself for a new season with the blockbuster trade agreement Saturday that will send Anthony Davis to the ...

Life on a Sandy Beach

Cool sea breezes... Breaking waves playing tag with shorebirds on sandy beaches… Laughing gulls braying like hyenas… Sandy feet… These are a few of the images that dominate memories from long ago summer vacations at the Jersey shore. Near constant winds shape the seashore’s ...

Eight Captain News-Register All-Valley Track Team

Another successful track campaign is in the books. All the blood, sweat and tears paid off for a plethora of athletes as many locals made it to the biggest stage setting personal records and receiving medals in the process. With another year finished, five athletes from West Virginia and ...

Roughriders March On To Championship

WHEELING — West Virginia will play for the American Arena League indoor football championship, mainly because of the play of the only two local players on the team. The Roughriders (12-0) continued to dominate opponents — both offensively and defensively — in a 45-6 beatdown of visiting ...

Bellaire’s Dunfee Leads Georgia Team To State Title

BELLAIRE — Mike Dunfee is doubly happy these days. The 1993 Bellaire grad is the head baseball coach at Gordon Lee High School in Chickamauga, Ga. His Trojans recently captured the Class A state championship, capping a brilliant 32-5 campaign. The state title is extra sweet as it marks a ...

Pirates Cannot Solve Lopez, Fish

MIAMI (AP) — For the second straight game Pittsburgh jumped on Miami, this time though the Marlins’ answered and Pablo Lopez and his teammates were able to lock down the Pirates the rest of the way. Lopez pitched seven strong innings and allowed three runs to help the Miami Marlins beat ...

Woodland Leads Heading Into Final Day

PEBBLE BEACH, Calif. (AP) — The toughest test in this U.S. Open might be more about nerves from chasing history than Pebble Beach. Gary Woodland held it together Saturday with bold plays and two unlikely pars for a 2-under 69, giving him a one-shot lead over Justin Rose and his first ...

Wheeling Central Adds Three More to Hall of Fame

WHEELING — Two multi-sport standouts and an outstanding wrestler have been chosen for induction into the Wheeling Central Catholic High School Athletic Hall of Fame. This year’s group of honorees features former Maroon Knight greats Courtney Smith, Dr. Dan Doyle and Jay Duffy. They ...

Martin Steals Home, Indians Topple Tigers

DETROIT (AP) — Shane Bieber pitched impressively into the eighth inning, and Leonys Martin stole home to lift Cleveland past Detroit 4-2 on Saturday night. RED SOX 7 ORIOLES 2 BALTIMORE (AP) — Chris Sale struck out 10 over six sharp innings, J.D. Martinez homered in a third straight ...

Penguins Sending Maatta to Chicago

CHICAGO (AP) — The Chicago Blackhawks have acquired defenseman Olli Maatta in a trade with the Pittsburgh Penguins for forward Dominik Kahun and a fifth-round pick in this year’s draft. The Blackhawks had been looking to upgrade their blue line after missing the playoffs for the second ...

Davis Traded To Lakers for Ball

NEW ORLEANS (AP) — Anthony Davis will wind up with LeBron James and the Los Angeles Lakers after all. The New Orleans Pelicans have agreed to trade the disgruntled Davis to the Lakers for point guard Lonzo Ball, forward Brandon Ingram, shooting guard Josh Hart and three first-round draft ...

Pittsburgh Snaps Losing Streak

MIAMI (AP) — Steven Brault nearly had a very brief outing. Fortunately for the Pittsburgh Pirates, he stayed in the game. Brault scattered eight hits over six innings, and the Pirates stopped a seven-game slide by routing the Miami Marlins 11-0 on Friday night. Brault (3-1) was hit on ...

Indians Cruise By Tigers

By NOAH TRISTER AP Baseball Writer DETROIT — Cleveland’s Jake Bauers hit for the cycle, and the Indians routed the Detroit Tigers 13-4 on Friday night after scoring eight runs in the fourth inning. Bauers singled and tripled in that inning. He also hit a double in the second and a ...

Woodland Leads by Two At U.S. Open

PEBBLE BEACH, Calif. — Gary Woodland was playing so well Friday in the U.S. Open that he didn’t want to give away any shots. He wound up stealing one at the end for another record at Pebble Beach and a 36-hole lead for the second time in the last four majors. Woodland kept bogeys off his ...

Woods Struggles To Recapture The Magic

PEBBLE BEACH, Calif. (AP) — The crowd lining the ninth hole some 100 yards short of the seaside green at Pebble Beach couldn’t have been more pumped as Tiger Woods blasted out of a fairway bunker and his ball came to rest in the rough just in front of them. No matter that Woods would have ...

Landry Not Worried About Browns Bickering

HAKER HEIGHTS, Ohio — Jarvis Landry’s not worried about the Browns bickering. The splashy wide receiver said Friday he doesn’t believe recent harsh comments quarterback Baker Mayfield made about disgruntled running back Duke Johnson will affect chemistry for a Cleveland team dealing with ...

Mewis Makes Memories With 1st World Cup Goal

PARIS (AP) — After scoring in her first Women’s World Cup game, Sam Mewis scanned the crowd, found her parents and blew them a kiss. The gesture was meant as a thank you for all the hard work Bob and Melissa Mewis had put in to make sure their youngest daughter was prepared for the ...