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No Charges for Tyson

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SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Authorities will not file criminal charges against former heavyweight champ Mike Tyson after he was recorded on video punching a fellow first-class passenger aboard a plane at San Francisco International Airport last month, prosecutors announced Tuesday. The San Mateo ...

Big Pay Coming for Power 5

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By ERIC OLSON AP Sports Writer College football and men’s basketball players on scholarship in one of the major conferences can expect to soon earn a minimum of $50,000 each year he plays because of the influx of cash from booster collectives brokering name, image and likeness deals. ...

Nailers Look To Rebound on Home Ice

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By CODY TOMER Sports Writer WHEELING — After the excitement of knocking off the defending Kelly Cup Champions in the opening round of the postseason, the Wheeling Nailers now find themselves trailing in the Central Division Final Series 2-0 to division champion Toledo. However, the ...

Pens Topple Rangers, 7-2

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PITTSBURGH (AP) — Igor Shesterkin toyed with the Pittsburgh Penguins during the regular season. The New York Rangers’ goaltender even waved Sidney Crosby and company off the ice following a shutout victory in early April. Fast forward a month and Shesterkin’s swagger is suddenly gone. ...

Central Pounds Valley, 26-0

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By CODY TOMER Sports Writer WHEELING — Landon Prager tossed his second no-hitter of his young career on Monday as Wheeling Central steam rolled Valley 26-0 at the J.B. Chambers I-470 Complex in the opening round of the Class A Section One Tournament. In five innings, the sophomore ...

Wheeling Sweeps WLU

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Wheeling, W. Va. – It was a beautiful day for baseball on Monday afternoon as the Wheeling University Baseball team honored their seniors before their final home doubleheader against West Liberty. They ended the year on a high note as they picked up a sweep over West Liberty, but they did not ...