Cunningham Headlines Top Prospects in NBA Draft

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By AARON BEARD AP Basketball Writer Cade Cunningham spent years honing his game for a shot at becoming the No. 1 overall pick in the NBA draft. The Oklahoma State one-and-done star could accomplish that goal Thursday night as the headliner of a class that includes scorers, playmakers and ...

Post 1 Prepared For State Tourney

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By CODY NESPOR Sports Writer WHEELING — This week, Wheeling will host the West Virginia State Legion Baseball Tournament for the first time since 2012. The entire six-team, double-elimination tournament will be played at the JB Chamber I-470 baseball field beginning on Wednesday at 10 ...

St. Clairsville Drops State Opener

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By KIM NORTH For The Intelligencer LANCASTER — If St. Clairsville Post 159 is to win the state American Legion baseball championship, it’s going to have to take the same path as it did to claim the Region 8 title. Despite scoring five times in its first at-bat Tuesday, St. Clairsville ...

WVU AD ‘Disappointed’ in Texas and OU Decision

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Staff and Wire Report Texas and Oklahoma made a request Tuesday to join the powerhouse Southeastern Conference, with SEC Commissioner Greg Sankey saying the league would consider it in the “near future.” A day after the Big 12 schools notified the league that they would not be ...

Brewers Shut Out Pirates, 9-0

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PITTSBURGH (AP) — Omar Narvaez homered and had four RBIs, Brett Anderson pitched six strong innings and the Milwaukee Brewers scored eight runs in the first two innings to roll past the Pittsburgh Pirates for a 9-0 victory on Tuesday night. Narvaez’s two-run homer started a three-run ...

Simone Biles Withdraws From Gymnastics Final

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By WILL GRAVES AP Sports Writer TOKYO — Simone Biles arrived in Tokyo as the star of the U.S. Olympic movement and perhaps the Games themselves. She convinced herself she was prepared for the pressure. That she was ready to carry the burden of outsized expectations. Only, as the ...