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Leonard wants a trade from Spurs

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Kawhi Leonard’s time with the San Antonio Spurs may soon be over. A person familiar with the situation says Leonard has told the Spurs that he would like to be traded this summer, the clearest sign yet that the relationship between the team and the All-Star is in disrepair. The person ...

BRIEFS

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Big Red Boosters meeting Monday STEUBENVILLE — The Big Red Booster Club will meet at 6 p.m. Monday at the Harding Stadium Fieldhouse. All are welcome and memberships are available. Four-person scramble upcoming CADIZ — The Cadiz Lions Club Golf Scramble will occur at 1 p.m. on June ...

Post 86 snaps Wheeling’s nine-game winning streak

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TORONTO — Cole Bodnar delivered three doubles and two RBIs to lead the Toronto Post 86 Legion baseball team to a 7-4 victory over Wheeling Post 1 Thursday evening at the Knights Baseball Complex, snapping Wheeling’s winning ways. Post 86’s victory snapped Post 1’s nine-game winning ...

Stoll selected for regional combine

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Steubenville Catholic Central’s Jacob Stoll was selected as an offensive tackle to participate in the Blue-Grey North-East Super Regional Combine at 11 a.m. on July 1 at the Philadelphia Eagles Indoor Training Center. During his junior season, Stoll compiled 65 tackles (six for a loss), ...

Post 10 toughens up, nabs first victory

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CONNORVILLE — Weirton coach Jason Schwartzmiller has been stressing several things to his club after a tough start to the season. One of those is toughness, and they showed it Thursday evening at Bill Mazeroski Field when Post 10 overcame an early deficit to grind out its first win of the ...

Indians split the series with Chisox

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CHICAGO — Francisco Lindor sensed the Cleveland Indians needed a lift coming off back-to-back losses. Nothing like a leadoff homer or a late tiebreaking drive to get the job done. Lindor and Jose Ramirez connected, Mike Clevinger struck out 11 in seven innings and the Indians beat the ...

Matakevich ready for starting shot

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PITTSBURGH (AP) — Tyler Matakevich’s signature red beard is a jagged mess. All knots and snarls, a series of small mushroom clouds exploding from his jowls. The Pittsburgh Steelers linebacker knows it’s time for a trim but he’s a little particular about the way he wants it cut, so ...

Johnson shares lead in a U.S. Open that plays like one

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SOUTHAMPTON, N.Y. — The return to a classic U.S. Open course brought back the kind of scoring that gave this major its reputation. Dustin Johnson played some of his best golf Thursday and yet the world’s No. 1 player barely beat par in the treacherous wind at Shinnecock Hills. Johnson ...

Briefs

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Four-person scramble upcoming CADIZ — The Cadiz Lions Club Golf Scramble will occur at 1 p.m. on June 23 at Cadiz Country Club. The four-person scramble is $60 per player and includes golf, cart, lunch, beverages and dinner. First and second place prizes, door prizes and 50/50 will be ...

Taillon sharp, Pirates hang on

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PHOENIX — The Pittsburgh Pirates had what looked like an out turn into a home run. They made a couple of questionable decisions, endured some nerve-wracking moments in the ninth inning. But they’re leaving Arizona with a win, which is all that really matters. Everything else can ...