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Pacific Division claims NHL all-star victory

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TAMPA, Fla. — Vancouver’s Brock Boeser was more than happy to just be at the NHL All-Star game, mingling with some of the high-profile players he grew up admiring. Leaving Amalie Arena as the first rookie to take MVP honors since Mario Lemieux in 1985 on Sunday far exceeded anything he ...

OVAC names all-star football coaches

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BETHANY — Bruce Stiles and Scott Holt are certainly no strangers to the Rudy Mumley OVAC All-Star Football Game. Both have been involved in a bevy of ways in the annual summer classic, which will celebrate its 73rd birthday when it returns to Wheeling Island Stadium on July 28. The role ...

AFC rallies past NFC in Pro Bowl

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ORLANDO, Fla. — Delanie Walker held the ball in the end zone and waited for his teammates to celebrate. They came from every direction: Left, right and even the bench. The Tennessee Titans tight end caught two touchdown passes, including an 18-yarder with 1:31 remaining , and the AFC ...

James just short of triple-double

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CLEVELAND — Two-game winning streaks are rarely cause for a celebration. The Cleveland Cavaliers can’t be choosy these days. LeBron James had 25 points, 14 assists and narrowly missed his second straight triple-double, and Cleveland beat the Detroit Pistons 121-104 on Sunday night. The ...

Lindsey Vonn eyes some unfinished business

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Lindsey Vonn couldn’t wiggle her fingers or move her wrist. Understandably, she wanted to be reassured everything would be OK. The skiing star was worried after a training crash left her screaming, then passing out from the pain, on the side of a Colorado mountain, 15 months ahead of the ...

Federer claims 20th major title with Australia win

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MELBOURNE, Australia (AP) — As Roger Federer cried while accepting his 20th Grand Slam title, Rod “Rocket” Laver took a chance to snap a picture for posterity. Federer has won more major singles titles than any man, including a record-equaling six on the court that bears the great Rod ...

Rousey shifts to wrestling with rumble cameo

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PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Ronda Rousey has ditched UFC for WWE. Once the most dangerous women in MMA, Rousey officially made the anticipated jump to WWE on Sunday night with a surprise appearance at the Royal Rumble in Philadelphia. The former UFC bantamweight champion also told ESPN that ...

Briefs

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Big Red Boosters meeting today STEUBENVILLE — The Big Red Boosters Club will meet at 6 p.m. today at the Harding Stadium Fieldhouse. Big Red football coach Reno Saccoccia will be in attendance. All are welcome and memberships are available. CCHS accepting ...

Prep schedule

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Today BASKETBALL GIRLS Steubenville at St. Clairsville, 6 p.m. Weir at Indian Creek, 6 p.m. Edison at Catholic Central, 6 p.m. Madonna at Oak Glen, 6 p.m. Brooke at Harrison Central, 6 p.m. Leetonia at Toronto, 6 p.m. BOWLING Harrison Central vs. Union Local at JR Lanes, 4 ...

Bellaire defeats Indian Creek to win another Buckeye 8 title

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LISBON — The Indian Creek girls basketball team was able to hang with defending Buckeye 8 champion Bellaire for the first half, but in the final 16 minutes the Big Reds simply wore down the Redskins to repeat in the title game, 59-36, Saturday night at Beaver Local High School. "Bellaire is ...