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Indians swept, ousted early again

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CLEVELAND — The master plan was for Trevor Bauer to be Cleveland’s secret weapon, the October surprise. But that idea, and just about everything else the Indians tried, was tossed away. Bauer’s two throwing errors in the seventh inning helped Houston rally for three runs and the ...

Steelers defense turns up pressure

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PITTSBURGH — Joe Haden understands how it looks. Spend an afternoon keeping the NFL’s leading wide receiver in check and you’re bound to get all the credit. Yet the veteran Pittsburgh Steelers cornerback understands he didn’t exactly shut down Atlanta’s Julio Jones during a dominant ...

No. 6 West Virginia is Big 12’s last unbeaten team

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MORGANTOWN, W.Va. (AP) — With tens of thousands of people watching, Reese Donahue got down on one knee at midfield and proposed to his longtime girlfriend after West Virginia beat Kansas to move to 5-0. Life for the Mountaineers’ defensive lineman and Sarah Moore (she said yes) is ...

BRIEFS

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Oak Glen boys play to a tie GLEN DALE — The Oak Glen and John Marshall boys soccer teams tied, 2-2, on Monday. Dan Dwoskin and Gage Bailey scored for the Golden Bears (6-7-4). Lucas Harris and Seth Mozingo scored for Oak Glen. Jacob Clark made nine saves in goal. For John Marshall, ...

Big scoring plays were vital in Week 7

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The area’s four Week 7 winners all had one thing in common — they scored touchdowns via big plays. Big Red had five scores of 40 yards or longer in its 56-39 victory at New Philadelphia. Junior tailback Tayveon Crawford, who finished with 307 rushing yards, had scoring runs of 75 and 46 ...

Brooke HOF set to add four

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WELLSBURG — Brooke High School Principal Timothy Pannett has announced the induction of four individuals into the Brooke High School Athletic Hall of Fame. They include Anthony Paesano, Paul “Bud” Billiard, Jack Shaffer, and Don Koscevic. This is the 30th-annual Athletic Hall of Fame ...

Brown, Steelers roll past Falcons

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PITTSBURGH (AP) — Ben Roethlisberger let the ball go before Antonio Brown broke out of his route and turned toward the pylon. It was throw that required anticipation and trust, the kind the Pittsburgh Steelers quarterback and All-Pro wide receiver have connected on countless times during ...

Browns edge Ravens 12-9 in overtime

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CLEVELAND (AP) — Once Baker Mayfield summoned the courage, the rookie quarterback looked in time to see Greg Joseph’s low, line-drive kick somehow go through the uprights. Mayfield’s mouth opened in disbelief. The Browns won again. And in this unpredictable NFL season, Cleveland’s ...

Holgorsen reaches milestone

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MORGANTOWN – Lost in all the hoopla of No. 9 West Virginia’s (5-0, 3-0 Big 12) 38-22 victory over Kansas University – which included junior defensive end Reese Donahue’s wedding proposal — was that eighth-year head coach Dana Holgorsen tied Art “Pappy” Lewis (1950-59) for ...

Elliott wins Dover to lock into next round

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DOVER, Del. (AP) — Chase Elliott had been burdened by lofty expectations that come as the son of a Hall of Fame driver and the replacement of a four-time NASCAR champion. As the close calls and frustrating finishes mounted, and wins eluded him, the 22-year-old Elliott could feel the ...