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Oakland’s Anderson shuts down Indians

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CLEVELAND — Brett Anderson’s first start in two months wasn’t pristine. But it was productive and another positive for the ascending Athletics. Anderson came off the disabled list and worked into the sixth inning before turning things over to Oakland’s outstanding bullpen as the A’s ...

Steubenville 8U wins another tournament

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The Steubenville 8U squad won the eighth annual Shadyside Pinto Tournament during the weekend. The team includes, from left, front, Kole Yourkovich, Cooper Crowe, Patrick Jenkins, Joby Ribar and Cedric Peckens; middle, Saige Smarrella, Matthew Jones, Brayden Edwards, Skyler Bates, Drew Hughes, ...

Vazquez is Pirates’ lone All-Star; Indians have five

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Mike Trout, Aaron Judge and Mookie Betts form a dream outfield in the American League. Bryce Harper and Max Scherzer make up a not-so-gracious welcome committee for the NL. Power in the center of power. A capital-sized All-Star Game. Baseball unveiled the rosters for its midsummer showcase ...

First win by Jones gives NASCAR a needed bump

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DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. — Erik Jones created so much smoke during his burnout that he had trouble breathing afterward. His first career Cup victory Saturday night at Daytona International Speedway was a needed breath of fresh air in a sport that has failed to see a supposed bumper crop of ...

Croatia working extra, says it will have enough for England

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SOCHI, Russia (AP) — They’ve gone 120 minutes twice in a week. They have endured the emotional tugs of two penalty shootouts, somehow coming out on top on both occasions, the first team since 1990 to do so at a World Cup. They’re dealing with injuries to their starting right back, their ...

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Weir High hosting golf outing WEIRTON — The Weir High Football Boosters Club will hold its annual golf outing July 29 at Williams Country Club. The public is invited to play and support the Red Rider football team. Registration has begun and participants are accepted either as a four-man ...

Ohio names receivers for OVAC game

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MORRISTOWN -- Ohio head coach Bruce Stiles and his coaching staff stressed the word versatility when they began evaluating the wide receiver nominees for the OVAC Rudy Mumley All-Star Game. After sifting through film, the Buckeye State coaching staff believes it found interchangeable pieces to ...

Beast of the East unkind to Weirton

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WEIRTON — Weirton American Legion Post 10 scored first and hung with Independent Players No. 2 until the third inning before absorbing its fourth-straight loss, 10-4, in the Edgar Martin Beast of the East Tournament Saturday at Ed Bowman Field. The Pirates got two home runs from Noah ...

Win gives Brilliant an even mark in tourney

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WEIRTON — Brilliant American Legion Post 573 evened it’s record in the Edgar Martin Beast of the East Tournament, Saturdayday, holding on to a 6-5 squeaker win over Independent Players No. 2 at Ed Bowman Field in Weirton. Brilliant blasted Weirton American Legion Post 10, 14-2, Friday. ...

Steubenville’s fate is decided by two shaky innings

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WELLSBURG — One big inning was undone by two bad ones. The Jefferson County Post 33 Legion B Team baseball team led by three runs heading into the bottom of the second inning, but The Shield scored four runs in the third and five more in the sixth to rally for an 11-4 victory in six innings ...