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Indian Creek’s Norris perseveres through injury

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WINTERSVILLE — On Aug. 24, a devastating injury sacked senior quarterback Brennon Norris’ senior season during the first game. The top passer in the Herald-Star/Daily Times coverage area in 2017 and a school record holder, the expectations were high for the standout quarterback entering ...

Raiders sneak past the Steelers

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OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) — Coach Jon Gruden ran off the field high-fiving Oakland fans on the way to the locker room. In a season with very little to celebrate, the Raiders had plenty to feel good about Sunday. Derek Carr threw a 6-yard touchdown pass to Derek Carrier with 21 seconds left ...

Missed chances are hurting the Steelers

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OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) — A Pittsburgh Steelers team that kept finding ways to win during a six-game winning streak now has fallen short at the end for a third straight game. A slick field that led to kicker Chris Boswell losing his footing on a potential game-tying kick is to blame this ...

Browns get past slumping Panthers

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CLEVELAND (AP) — Baker Mayfield took the snap in victory formation and dropped to one knee. The cocky rookie quarterback urged the crowd to make more noise, and when the clock hit zeroes, the stadium’s sound system blasted “Danger Zone.” The Browns have become hazardous to your ...

Rivers, Badgley lead Chargers to 26-21 win over Bengals

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CARSON, Calif. (AP) — The Los Angeles Chargers had every reason to be susceptible to a trap game against Cincinnati. The Chargers were coming off an emotional, come-from-behind victory against Pittsburgh last Sunday and a key AFC West showdown at Kansas City was fast ...

Inaugural Powerhouse Classic

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WEIRTON — After a long wait, wrestling was once again showcased inside Weir High. For the first time in more than 20 years, the Red Riders hosted a major wrestling event on Saturday with the inaugural Weir Powerhouse Classic inside the Carl Hamill Field House. “It is an enormous ...

Big Red grad back in MLB

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ST. PETERSBURG — Steubenville native Paul Hoover has made it back to the “bigs.” The 1994 Big Red graduate recently was named the new field coordinator for the Tampa Bay Rays, replacing new Minnesota Twins manager Rocco Baldelli. For the past six years, Hoover, 42, was the Rays’ ...

Grier out of West Virginia’s bowl

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MORGANTOWN — For the second year in a row, No. 16 West Virginia (8-3) will go into bowl season without its standout quarterback. However, unlike a year ago when Will Grier missed the Zaxby Heart of Dallas Bowl while recovering from a broken hand suffered in the Mountaineers’ 28-14 loss to ...