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Tice, Zdinak, Coppa, Nave representing Ohio team

Media day for the 38th-annual Penn-Ohio Stateline all-star football game occurred Wednesday at Blackhawk High School in Chippewa, Pa. Area players representing the Ohio team are Joey Nave (12) of Edison, Robert Coppa (24) of Indian Creek, Daniel Zdinak (26) of Toronto and Max Tice (35) of ...

Wheeling Post 1 rallies for victory

WEIRTON — For the past couple of years, Wheeling Post 1 dominated American Legion baseball in the Area 1 section of the Northern Panhandle. So much so that they’ve won back-to-back state American Legion Baseball championships. The Weirton Post 10 club gave notice Wednesday that the ...

Richmond hangs on to defeat Toronto

TORONTO — Teams never want to give up free bases, but it is the name of the game at times. The Richmond Post 740 and Toronto Post 86 Legion baseball teams each walked eight batters in Wednesday’s game. Both took advantage of the free bases to plate runs, and both teams scored a run thanks ...

ONE FINAL GESTURE — A group of fans give handwritten cards to former Pittsburgh Penguins goaltender Marc-Andre Fleury during an autograph session Tuesday at Dick's Sporting Goods in Cranberry Township, near Warrendale, Pa. (AP Photo)

Fleury officially a Golden Knight

LAS VEGAS — The Vegas Golden Knights finally have some players to put on the desert ice this fall. Stanley Cup-winning goalie Marc-Andre Fleury, defensemen Marc Methot and Alexei Emelin, 30-goal scorer Jonathan Marchessault and forwards David Perron and James Neal are among the veterans ...

Florida transfer expected to start season opener for Mountaineers

MORGANTOWN — Mountaineer fans anxious to view former-University of Florida quarterback Will Grier wearing the Old Gold and Blue won’t have to wait too long as the NCAA has cleared the North Carolina native to begin playing at the start of the 2017 season. “We are pleased that Will has ...

LEADING THE CHARGE — Pittsburgh Pirates' John Jaso hits an RBI double during the fifth inning against the Milwaukee Brewers Wednesday in Milwaukee. (AP Photo)

Santana’s late home run lifts Brewers over Pirates

MILWAUKEE (AP) — Domingo Santana hit a two-run home run off Pittsburgh Pirates reliever Daniel Hudson in the seventh inning to lift the Milwaukee Brewers to a 4-3 victory Wednesday night. Pinch-hitter Eric Thames cut Pittsburgh’s lead to 3-2 with a run-scoring ground out in the seventh. ...

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Zorne, G. Pierro pace Post 33 STEUBENVILLE — Nick Zorne and Gino Pierro recorded a single and two RBIs each to lead Steubenville Post 33 past Tusky County 9-2 in seven innings on Wednesday. Steubenville improves to 13-7 and will host Richmond at 6 p.m. today. Nick Scott contributed four ...

Steubenville walks over Toronto for 12th victory

STEUBENVILLE — Walks came back to haunt the Toronto Post 86 Legion baseball team as Steubenville Post 33 took advantage of the free passes to build a big lead before holding on for a 10-7 victory Tuesday evening at Vaccaro Field. “We started slow, and we finished slow,” Steubenville ...

SOLID HITTING — Pittsburgh Pirates' David Freese hits an RBI single during the first inning against the Milwaukee Brewers Tuesday in Milwaukee. (Associated Press)

Pirates get to Brewers early and often

MILWAUKEE — Chad Kuhl got his first victory since April, Andrew McCutchen homered for the fifth time in seven games and the Pittsburgh Pirates beat the Milwaukee Brewers 7-3 on Tuesday night. Jose Osuna’s three-run homer highlighted the Pirates’ six-run first inning. McCutchen’s ...

Cavaliers stuck in chaotic situation

CLEVELAND — Nothing ever seems good enough for Cavaliers owner Dan Gilbert. Not a championship. Not three straight appearances in the NBA Finals. Not a rapt fan base. Not being forgiven by LeBron James. He’s demanding. A fearless, risk-taking, casino-owning gambler. Those attributes ...