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Moundsville out-slugs Brilliant

MOUNDSVILLE — There were plenty of things on display Tuesday afternoon at Valley Forge when Brilliant Post 573 traveled to Moundsville Post 3. Good pitching was not one of them. In a game that witnessed 41 runs, 28 hits, nine errors, 18 walks and four hit-batmen, while seeing each team ...

Tribe wins third straight

CLEVELAND — Mike Clevinger has become a vital member of the Cleveland Indians’ rotation. Clevinger struck out 10 and allowed one run in 7 2/3 innings, and Cleveland beat the Chicago White Sox 6-3 on Tuesday night. Clevinger (6-2) beat Chicago for the third time this season and was in ...

Cavaliers enter NBA draft unsure

CLEVELAND (AP) — LeBron James won’t be picking any players during Thursday’s NBA draft. At least not directly. With the trajectory of their franchise riding on where he decides to play next season and beyond, the Cleveland Cavaliers will enter this year’s draft not knowing if ...

Briefs

Basketball camp upcoming WEIRTON — The Coleman School of Basketball will host its 34th-annual basketball camp from July 9-13 at Mercy Baptist Church. The camp is for girls and boys aged 6-17 and will run from 8:30 a.m. to 3 p.m. For information, call (304) 748-1922 or (304) 657-8815, or ...

Pirates back to .500 after shutting down Brewers

PITTSBURGH — Trevor Williams has been pitching in the majors for less than two full seasons. Still, he’s come to understand the ups and downs that come with the sport. “Baseball kicks your (behind),” Williams said. “The highs are so high, and the lows are so low. You have to stay ...

Tribe’s offense backs up dominate Bauer

CLEVELAND — Trevor Bauer pitched seven scoreless innings before a rain delay ended his night, and Jason Kipnis homered to lead the Cleveland Indians to a 6-2 win over the sliding and sloppy Chicago White Sox on Monday. Bauer (6-5) allowed just three hits, struck out eight and was in line to ...

Trotz resigns as coach of Stanley Cup-winning Capitals

Less than two weeks after lifting the Stanley Cup, Barry Trotz is a free agent and the Washington Capitals are looking for a new coach. Trotz stepped down as Capitals coach on Monday after a contract dispute over salary and term that leaves the newly minted Stanley Cup champions without a ...

Carrasco suffers bruise

CLEVELAND — The Indians caught a lucky break. Carlos Carrasco is only bruised. An MRI taken Monday revealed that Cleveland’s steady starter only suffered a bruised right elbow when he was struck by a vicious line drive on Saturday against Minnesota. “We dodged a huge bullet,” said ...

Koepka’s golf legacy secured

SOUTHAMPTON, N.Y. — For a guy who has won all of three PGA Tour events, Brooks Koepka has a golf legacy that already is secure. That’s how it should be for winning back-to-back U.S. Opens. Koepka became the first man to turn that impressive trick in nearly three decades by handling a ...

Forget stylish attacking moves, this is set-piece World Cup

VOLGOGRAD, Russia (AP) — The possession football championed by coaches like Pep Guardiola is supposed to produce aesthetically-pleasing goals. Against strong defenses and world-class goalkeepers, sometimes you need to go back to basics. This World Cup has started with a spate of goals off ...