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Landry: Mayfield comments a ‘non-issue’

SHAKER HEIGHTS, Ohio (AP) — 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 ...

OV Unsung Hero: McVicker an institution at Trail

OLD WASHINGTON — Time is something Tom McVicker has plenty of these days. The Guernsey County native is retired from a distinguished educational career in his own backyard, allowing him and his wife of 50 years, Cynthia, to spend a lot of that time with their children and ...

Post 159 drops home opener

ST. CLAIRSVILLE — Good pitching will beat good hitting 99 percent of the time. It did 100 percent of the time Saturday. Tyler Bradford struck out 14 batters as Beverly-Lowell Post 389/750 spoiled the home opener of St. Clairsville Post 159 with a 3-1 win in game 1 of an American Legion ...

Roughriders preparing for conference title game

WHEELING — Are you ready for some football ... indoor-style? If so, WesBanco Arena is the place to be Saturday night. West Virginia entertains West Michigan for the American Arena League’s Northern Conference championship inside WesBanco Arena. Kickoff is set for 7 p.m. and all fans are ...

Wheeling rallies past Barton

ELM GROVE — All good things have to come to an end. Billy Timko knows that. “We weren’t going to go undefeated,” veteran Barton manager Billy Timko said after his squad dropped a 4-3 decision to homestanding Wheeling in Ohio Valley Baseball League action on Cpt. David VanCamp Memorial ...

Backup job to Big Ben up for grabs

PITTSBURGH (AP) — Josh Dobbs did all the right things last summer, or at least enough of them for the Pittsburgh Steelers to cut veteran backup quarterback Landry Jones at the end of the preseason and promote Dobbs to the spot behind Ben Roethlisberger. Nine months later, none of it ...

Atlanta rallies in 9th; down Pirates in 11

ATLANTA (AP) — Austin Riley knew he had a good chance to score from first base as soon as Ozzie Albies made contact. The power-hitting left fielder just didn’t know whether he’d get the green light from third base coach Ron Washington. “I knew it was in the gap, so run as hard as I ...

Black Bears open fifth season Friday

GRANVILLE, W.Va. — Friday will be filled with new beginnings — for players and coaches — as the West Virginia Black Bears open their fifth season as members of the New York-Penn League. As a destination for promising young talent in the Pittsburgh Pirates organization, the Black ...

Errors doom Brilliant in setback to Wheeling

CONNORVILLE — A good American Legion baseball team like Wheeling Post 1 doesn’t need much help. When the opposition starts giving it more than three outs in an inning, watch out. That was such the case Tuesday night on Bill Mazeroski Field at Buckeye Local High School as Post 1 (5-3) ...

Post 159 debuts with 14-0 victory

NEW MARTINSVILLE — St. Clairsville Post 159 didn’t look, or play, Tuesday night like an American Legion baseball team that was getting together for the first time, literally. Making its long-awaited season debut due to the magical run the St. Clairsville High School team made to the ...

Warriors hang on to stay alive in Finals

TORONTO (AP) — The Golden State Warriors aren’t letting go of the NBA title just yet. With Stephen Curry and Klay Thompson shooting and Draymond Green swatting, the champions found a way to win even after a gut-wrenching loss. Curry scored 31 points, Thompson added 26 and they led a ...

Wheeling Recreation Boys Basketball Shootout Scores

Wheeling Recreation Shootout Mt. Lebanon 50, Logan Elm 41 M — Hoffman 22 L — Sailor 11 Mt. Lebanon 70, Western Reserve 59 M — Hoffman 16 W — Rowlinson 13 Dalton 71, Western Reserve 54 D —Wenger 30 W — Rowlinson 13 Dalton 66, Parkersburg South 65 D — Wenger ...

Braves fend off Pirates

ATLANTA (AP) — The Atlanta Braves stayed hot by hitting five home runs on a night a first-inning, stare-down contest created the biggest stir. Ronald Acura Jr. hit a grand slam, Ozzie Albies added two homers and the Braves beat Pittsburgh 13-7 on Monday night after Pirates starter Joe ...

Durant returns from injury; then hurts his Achilles

TORONTO (AP) — Golden State forward Kevin Durant has an injured right Achilles, a massive blow for the perennial All-Star and two-time NBA Finals MVP who may be three weeks away from free agency and could also be facing a long rehabilitation process. Warriors general manager Bob Myers was ...

Bruins’ consistency faces final test in Game 7 vs. Blues

ST. LOUIS (AP) — The strains of Jay-Z and Linkin Park’s “Numb/Encore” mashup emanated from a small speaker on the hallway floor outside the visiting locker room following the Boston Bruins’ morning skate. “I don’t know what you’re expecting of me ... put under the pressure ... ...

Logano wins in OT over Truex and Busch

BROOKLYN, Mich. (AP) — Joey Logano won the pole in qualifying and then led for more than three-quarters of the actual race. It was an impressive display, but all that could have gone for naught if he hadn’t been sharp on one final restart. Logano won his second NASCAR Cup Series race of ...

Toronto wins Division IV state baseball championship

AKRON — When Nate Karaffa unleashed his fastball one final time, nothing went through his mind except finishing the job. It wasn’t his career, his individual accomplishments, how he and his teammates always dreamed of this moment or even how he’ll look in an Ohio State uniform next year. ...

Wheeling’s Nickell wins Bordas & Bordas golf tourney

WHEELING — The kid can play. Jacob Nickell, 19, let loose on a windy Crispin Course on Sunday and caught fire down the stretch to win his second Bordas and Bordas Amateur Golf Classic in the last three years. What makes it even more impressive is that he claimed both titles before his 20th ...

Red Devils run ends in Akron

AKRON — Sometimes you simply have to tip your cap to the opposing team, and specifically the pitcher. Such was the case for St. Clairsville Saturday morning at Canal Park in the OHSAA Division II state semifinals. The Red Devils came to the Rubber City scoring better than six runs ...