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West Liberty Men Win Seventh Straight Game

ELKINS, W.Va. — The No. 22-ranked West Liberty men’s basketball team took over sole possession of first place in the Mountain East Conference North Division here Monday, smothering Davis & Elkins by a 77-59 count inside the McDonnell Center. The seventh straight win for Coach Ben ...

Frazier Focusing On the Present, Not the Future

Adam Frazier spent the winter watching the Pittsburgh teammates he came up through the minors with get flipped for prospects or flat-out released. Josh Bell. Jameson Taillon. Trevor Williams. The Pirates parted ways with all of three and a handful of others during the offseason as part of a ...

Flames Top Leafs

TORONTO (AP) — David Rittich made 34 saves for his first shutout of the season and fourth of his career as the Calgary Flames beat NHL-leading Toronto 3-0 on Monday night. KINGS 3, BLUES 0 ST. LOUIS (AP) — Dustin Brown scored two goals and veteran Jonathan Quick stopped 30 shots for his ...

Indians Moving On After Lindor Trade

For the Indians, the changes go beyond just dropping their debated name. As a new season dawns, the four-time All-Star shortstop and face of the franchise is long gone, traded to the New York Mets this winter along with one of Cleveland’s most popular players and established pitchers. There ...

Mavs Down Grizzlies

DALLAS (AP) — Tim Hardaway Jr. scored 20 of his 29 points while Dallas built a big first-half lead without much help from Luka Doncic, and the Mavericks returned from a weather-induced break with a 102-92 victory over the Memphis Grizzlies on Monday night. SUNS 132 TRAIL BLAZERS ...

No. 3 Michigan Tops No. 4 Ohio State

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — In a virtually empty Value City Arena, the matchup between No. 3 Michigan and No. 4 Ohio State in February looked more like an intense NCAA Tournament game in March: good shooting, timely 3-pointers, fierce play under the rim, few mistakes and some late drama. After ...

Djokovic Wins Ninth Australian Open, 18th Slam

MELBOURNE, Australia (AP) — Maybe, just maybe, the thinking went, Novak Djokovic would be just a tad more susceptible to trouble this time around at the Australian Open. After all, he tore an abdominal muscle in the third round and wasn’t sure he could continue to compete. Entering ...

Nailers Swept By Fort Wayne

FORT WAYNE, IND — The Wheeling Nailers allowed four power play goals and a short-handed goal in a 6-2 loss on Sunday as they were swept in a three-game weekend series to the Fort Wayne Komets inside the Memorial Coliseum. Wheeling also netted a power play goal when Patrick McNally struck ...

Bell Snags Victory Late At Daytona

DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. (AP) — Give him good cars and Christopher Bell will win races. But in his second race? With a new team? That seemed unlikely. Bell defied the odds Sunday and earned his first career Cup series victory — in just his second race since Joe Gibbs Racing pulled him back ...

Homa Wins Hometown Event at Riviera

By DOUG FERGUSON AP Golf Writer LOS ANGELES — The dream of winning at Riviera felt too good to be true for Max Homa, and it nearly was. Needing a birdie on the 18th hole Sunday to win the Genesis Invitational, he hit sand wedge to a back pin that settled 3 feet away, setting up the ...

Shadyside Rolls By Beallsville

By SETH STASKEY For The Intelligencer SHADYSIDE — There’s a cliche in basketball that says, ‘everyone makes a run.’ While true, some runs define games. One of those types occurred Saturday afternoon in a Division IV Eastern District quarterfinal when Shadyside closed the first ...

No. 22 WLU Wins Sixth Straight Game

FROSTBURG, Md. – The No. 22-ranked West Liberty men’s basketball team breezed to its sixth straight win Saturday, hammering Frostburg State, 128-75, in Mountain East Conference action at Bobcat Arena. West Liberty’s Dalton Bolon led the way with 31 points and 12 rebounds. The 31 ...

Pastrnak Lifts Bruins

STATELINE, Nev. (AP) — David Pastrnak had three goals and the Boston Bruins took control by scoring three times in a 1:39 span of the second period to beat the Philadelphia Flyers 7-3 on Sunday in an outdoor game on the shore of Lake Tahoe. After a delay-filled opening game of the weekend ...

Pelicans Rally Past Celtics

NEW ORLEANS (AP) — Brandon Ingram hit a go-ahead 3-pointer with 33.3 seconds left in overtime and the New Orleans Pelicans beat the Boston Celtics 120-115 on Sunday after rallying from 24 points down in the third quarter. Ingram finished with 33 points. Zion Williamson scored 28 ...

WVU Basketball: Down 19, Mountaineers Storm Back to Beat Texas, 84-82

AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — Sean McNeil and No. 13 West Virginia erased a 19-point deficit in the second half, then withstood a flurry of last-second misses to hold off No. 12 Texas 84-82 on Saturday. McNeil played only two minutes in the first half after picking up two fouls, and scored all 16 of ...

Pirates Prospect Quinn Priester Daydreaming About Days at PNC Park

PITTSBURGH (AP) — Quinn Priester is very much trying to live in the moment. That doesn’t mean it’s easy. Not when the Pittsburgh Pirates are pointing to you as one of the key parts of a core they believe will one day return the team to contention. So yeah, as much as the 20-year-old ...

NHL: Penguins’ Crosby Has 2 Assists in 1,000th Game

PITTSBURGH (AP) — Sidney Crosby had two assists in his 1,000th NHL game and the Pittsburgh Penguins beat the New York Islanders 3-2 on Saturday night. Kris Letang scored twice, including a tiebreaking goal in the third period, to help Pittsburgh win for the fourth time in five games. Mike ...

Four for Four: Osaka Wins Australian Open, Stays Perfect in Slam Finals

MELBOURNE, Australia (AP) — As Naomi Osaka strode through the Champion’s Walk leading to the court for the Australian Open final, she reached out her left hand to tap a panel marked with her name and the year of her previous title there. Not a big deal, she explained. Just a bit of ...

NASCAR: Allmendinger Set for 1st Race Since 2018

DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. (AP) — AJ Allmendinger is back, racing for wins this time, and eager to help young Kaulig Racing reach the big show. Allmendinger will run his first Cup race since the 2018 season finale in Kaulig’s first Cup race not at a superspeedway. The team last week made its ...