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Father’s Day: Parziale ties for low amateur with dad on bag

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SOUTHAMPTON, N.Y. (AP) — Leaning on his club, Matt Parziale crossed one leg over the other and placed the free hand on his hip. His caddie mirrored his position and used Parziale’s bag as his source of support. The two looked almost identical, just one older than the other. Being related ...

Weirton pieces together sweep of New Martinsville

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WEIRTON — They were not the prettiest games that Weirton coach Jason Schwartzmiller had ever coached, but his Post 10 club racked up a pair of wins by sweeping New Martinsville Post 28 Saturday in a doubleheader at Edwin J. Bowman Field. “Whenever they got up, we were able to battle ...

Homers help Bucs top Reds

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PITTSBURGH (AP) — Pittsburgh Pirates manager Clint Hurdle insists he hasn’t been keeping close tabs of his team’s slide following a hot start. He wasn’t aware the Pirates had dropped eight straight series until someone mentioned it to him earlier in the week. “If somebody would have ...

Carrasco hit on right arm by liner, Twins beat Indians 9-3

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CLEVELAND (AP) — Cleveland Indians manager Terry Francona thought the worst when Carlos Carrasco was struck on the right arm by a line drive. “From where I was standing I thought it might have hit him in the face so there was a little bit of a sense of relief, but it caught him right kind ...

Moffitt claims hometown win in NASCAR Truck Series

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NEWTON, Iowa (AP) — Brett Moffitt bolstered his breakout season with a stirring win on his home track. The Iowa driver hopes that winning yet again — after fighting off a thrilling late move by Noah Gragson — will help him find the sponsorships he needs to keep it going. Moffitt won ...

Johnson in 4-way tie after day of survival at US Open

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SOUTHAMPTON, N.Y. (AP) — The only thing that spared Dustin Johnson from another U.S. Open implosion is that everyone around him suffered on a Shinnecock Hills course that even the USGA conceded got out of hand Saturday afternoon. Daniel Berger and Tony Finau were the exceptions, each ...

Humboldt player’s family preparing for next phase

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AIRDRIE, Alberta (AP) — The parents of a paralyzed Humboldt Broncos hockey player are preparing for the next phase of his recovery — his return home. Ryan Straschnitzki is undergoing physiotherapy at the Shriners Hospital in Philadelphia after being paralyzed from the chest down in a ...

Johnson takes 4-shot lead into weekend at U.S. Open

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SOUTHAMPTON, N.Y. — Dustin Johnson handled the worst of the weather and wound up as the sole survivor to par at the U.S. Open, taking a four-shot lead into the weekend at Shinnecock Hills with plenty of reminders of how it can all go wrong. Some of them from Johnson’s own ...

WVU’s Carter may be a dark horse

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There’s little question about where to start when looking at the top point guard prospects in the NBA draft: Trae Young and Collin Sexton. Young was the national leader in both scoring and assists with the Sooners as a freshman, while Sexton provided an aggressive presence at the helm of ...

Ronaldo scores hat trick as Portugal draws with Spain

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SOCHI, Russia — Cristiano Ronaldo completed a hat trick with a perfectly taken free kick in the 88th minute to give Portugal a 3-3 draw against Spain on Friday at the World Cup. Ronaldo had twice given Portugal the lead with first-half goals, but Diego Costa equalized for Spain with a goal ...