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United States beats Europe in Solheim Cup play

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WEST DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — Four years ago, Team Europe celebrated the most decisive win in Solheim Cup history — on American soil, no less. Captain Annika Sorenstam and her team will likely spend their trip back across the Atlantic wondering when they’ll be ready to compete with the ...

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Edison soccer to present speaker STEUBENVILLE — Motivational speaker Brad Hurtig will bring his message to the area during an Aug. 28 presentation in the Eastern Gateway Community College auditorium. Hurtig was a student-athlete in a small Ohio town when, only days after finishing his ...

Power holds off teammate for win

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LONG POND, Pa. (AP) — Will Power masterfully protected the inside line and blocked Josef Newgarden from ever making the decisive pass over the final 10 laps Sunday at Pocono Raceway. Power pumped his fist and celebrated another win that moved him up in the IndyCar record book. His focus ...

Pittsburgh Pirates' Adam Frazier is congratulated by teammates after hitting a two-run home run in the second inning of a baseball game against the St. Louis Cardinals in Pittsburgh, Saturday, Aug. 19, 2017. (AP Photo/Fred Vuich)

Pirates snap losing streak

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PITTSBURGH — Adam Frazier and the Pittsburgh Pirates finished off a win at PNC Park, then packed their bags for a trip — to another home game about 200 miles away. Frazier homered, doubled and singled to help the Pirates beat the St. Louis Cardinals 6-4 Saturday, ending a six-game losing ...

Weir boys take soccer opener 3-2

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WEIRTON — The Weir boys’ soccer team got better as the game went along against Elkins. The Tigers scored the first two goals of the game to take a 2-0 lead late in the first half, but the Red Riders responded with three unanswered goals to rally for a 3-2 victory, in what was the season ...

Cleveland Indians starting pitcher Trevor Bauer delivers to a Kansas City Royals batter during the first inning of a baseball game at Kauffman Stadium in Kansas City, Mo., Saturday, Aug. 19, 2017. (AP Photo/Orlin Wagner)

Indians shutout Royals 5-0

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KANSAS CITY, Mo. — Trevor Bauer pitched 6 1/3 innings as the Cleveland Indians beat the Kansas City Royals 5-0 on Saturday night. Bauer (12-8) won his fifth straight decision — the longest winning streak of his career that started after a July 17 loss. He gave up seven hits, walked two ...

Weir girls drop soccer opener

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WEIRTON ä Possessing the ball is an important part of soccer. The Weir girls’ soccer team did not possess the ball that much against Elkins, and the Tigers made the Red Riders pay for it. Elkins scored the first two goals of the game before tacking on another goal late in the game to take ...

Red Devils get 5-0 win in soccer opener Friday against Redskins

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ST. CLAIRSVILLE — In many ways, Gary Watt didn’t know what to expect from his St. Clairsville boys’ soccer team when it opened the season Friday afternoon. After 80 minutes, he liked what he saw. The Red Devils scored three goals in the first 11 minutes and went on to a 5-0 blanking ...

Dominate opener for Big Red boys

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CADIZ ä Led by a 4 goal performace from Ryan Delelles, Steubenville Big Red’s boys soccer team opened their season in dominant fashion, taking down the Harrison Central Huskies (0-1) 8-0 on the new turf field in Cadiz, Friday. Adam DiCarlo had a pair of goals and four assists for Big Red ...