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Garcia Regrets His Actions

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Sergio Garcia apologized in a statement and in person to the players in his group when he damaged five greens at the Saudi International. He apologized in a social media post and in an interview at his locker Wednesday at Riviera. That has been the easy part. He has had ...

Broncos Make Trade for Flacco

ENGLEWOOD, Colo. (AP) — Joe Flacco has gone from Denver Broncos tormentor to savior. The Baltimore Ravens have agreed to trade the veteran quarterback to the Broncos in exchange for a fourth-round pick in this year’s NFL draft, a person with knowledge of the agreement told The Associated ...

Tennessee Wins 19th in a Row

KNOXVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Admiral Schofield had 21 points and 10 rebounds as No. 1 Tennessee defeated South Carolina 85-73 on Wednesday for its school-record 19th consecutive victory. Tennessee owns the longest active winning streak of any active Division I team and is 11-0 in Southeastern ...

Timberwolves Defeat Rockets

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Jeff Teague scored 27 points, Karl-Anthony Towns had 25 and the Minnesota Timberwolves overcame James Harden’s 42 points to beat the Houston Rockets 121-111 on Wednesday night. Harden had his 31st consecutive game with 30 or more points, tying Wilt Chamberlain for the ...

France Is Leading Change at NASCAR

DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. (AP) — Jim France is running NASCAR the same way he lives his life — quietly, in the background, away from the spotlight he never craved. The youngest son of NASCAR’s founder carved his own path in the family business and left the leadership roles to his father, Bill ...

Park Snaps 13-Game Skid to Morgantown

WHEELING — Jack Stakem is headed to the University of Charleston to play football. That’s the sport where the senior has made all his headlines. But Wheeling Park coach Michael Jebbia has always sung Stakem’s praises for all the little things he has done throughout his career for the ...

Central Back to Title Tilt

WHEELING — Wellsville coach David Thompson was looking to give Wheeling Central some different looks during Tuesday’s OVAC Class 2A semifinal contest on “Skip” Prosser Court. The game plan was working well early on but the Maroon Knights’ athleticism and depth began to wear on the ...

Cameron Blows By Beallsville

CAMERON — Cameron will have another chance to claim its first OVAC title in boys’ basketball. For the second straight year, the Dragons will play for the 1A OVAC championship after securing a victory over Beallsville, 75-48 on Tuesday night at Cameron High School in a 1A semifinal game. ...

St. C. Outlasts Oak Glen

NEW MANCHESTER — St. Clairsville came out of the locker room blazing and held a 12-point lead when it went back in at halftime. Then, it held off a furious rally by homestanding Oak Glen to win, 79-66, on Tuesday night in an OVAC Class 4A semifinal inside the Oak Glen Fieldhouse. The win ...

Browns Giving Hunt Second Chance

BEREA, Ohio — The lasting visual of Kareem Hunt’s second NFL season wasn’t him stiff-arming a linebacker, shedding a tackle or barreling over a cornerback at the goal line for a touchdown. It was Hunt pushing a young woman and then kicking her while she was defenseless on the ...

Boston Halts Chicago’s 7-Game Winning Streak

BOSTON (AP) — David Krejci, Danton Heinen and Brad Marchand each scored during a four-minute span at the end of the first period and the Boston Bruins beat the Blackhawks 6-3 on Tuesday night to snap Chicago’s seven-game winning streak. Krejci scored again in the third period, when ...

Toronto Earns Date With Knights

TORONTO — The Red Knights roll on. Toronto (19-1) kept the dream alive with a 64-55 triumph over Shadyside in the OVAC 2A semifinals on Tuesday. Lucas Gulczynski paced Toronto with 18 points, followed by 16 from Nate Karaffa and Trillion West’s 15 points. Kelly Hendershot flourished ...

Brown Asks Steelers for Trade

PITTSBURGH — The Pittsburgh Steelers still haven’t decided whether there’s a path for wayward wide receiver Antonio Brown to return in 2019. Not that it matters to Brown. He’s already made up his mind. A person with knowledge of the situation tells The Associated Press the perennial ...

Swimmers Set For W.Va. State Meet

WHEELING — It all comes down to this. Swimmers from all over West Virginia will compete for the state championship beginning Thursday into Friday at the West Virginia University Natatorium. Wheeling Park, Wheeling Central, John Marshall and Brooke are all well represented with the Patriots ...

Park’s Lucas Ready for Final Race

WHEELING — Wheeling Park’s Caleb Lucas is about to make his fourth trip to the state swimming championship. Although he is no stranger to the big meet, the senior is still getting jitters leading up to his final race as a Patriot. “It’s just nerve racking,” Lucas said. “We could ...

Ahmad, Harris Out at WVU

MORGANTOWN — An e-mail announcement that came from West Virginia’s Sports Information Office was just one sentence, but it contained a significant message — “West Virginia University men’s basketball senior Esa Ahmad and junior Wesley Harris have been dismissed from the team for a ...

Central Cruises Past Beallsville

WHEELING — While Beallsville’s girls’ basketball team was playing at Wheeling Central on Monday night, the Blue Devils’ minds may have still been on last Saturday’s Ohio Valley Athletic Conference Class A championship victory at Ohio University Eastern. And with that being the case, ...

Park Defense Suffocates Buccaneers

WHEELING — In recent memory, the Wheeling Park girls basketball team’s defense has been a headache for opponents. Buckhannon-Upshur was no exception and it was another team added to the list Monday night. The Patriots held the Buccaneers to two points in the third quarter and eight total ...