West Virginia Sports

West Virginia, Albany to play Oct. 28 charity exhibition

MORGANTOWN, W.Va. (AP) — West Virginia will face Albany in a charity exhibition game to help the victims of recent hurricanes. The men's basketball game will take place the evening of Oct. 28 at the WVU Coliseum. All proceeds will benefit the hurricane relief efforts of the American Red ...

No. 23 West Virginia has reason to be wary of winless Baylor

WACO, Texas (AP) — Dana Holgorsen is very aware of Baylor's winless record. The Bears have gone more than a year since winning a regular-season game. West Virginia's coach also remembers what happened the only previous two times his team played at Baylor. There were also some close ones at ...

Steelers, resurgent Bengals set to renew belligerent rivalry

By WILL GRAVES, AP Sports Writer PITTSBURGH (AP) — The bad blood between the Pittsburgh Steelers and Cincinnati Bengals is palpable, built on years of animosity and antagonism, hits that straddled the line between clean and dirty and others that leapfrogged across it all together. The AFC ...

Ka’Raun, Kyzir White continue family legacy at West Virginia

By JOHN RABY, AP Sports Writer MORGANTOWN, W.Va. (AP) — Ka'Raun and Kyzir White are adding to the family legacy started by their older brother at No. 23 West Virginia. Kevin White stamped his place in Mountaineer lore after a senior season in 2014 that earned him second-team all-America ...

No. 23 West Virginia is looking for its first win at Baylor

The Associated Press No. 23 West Virginia (4-2, 2-1 Big 12) at Baylor (0-6, 0-3), Saturday, 8 p.m. ET (FS1/FS2 if ALCS Game 7 necessary) Line: West Virginia by 9. Series record: West Virginia leads 3-2. WHAT'S AT STAKE West Virginia will try to win at Baylor for the first time. The ...

Crosby, Malkin lift Pens over struggling Rangers 5-4 in OT

By SCOTT CHARLES, Associated Press NEW YORK (AP) — Timely goals by Sidney Crosby and Evgeni Malkin extended the New York Rangers' slow start to the season. Crosby tied the score with less than a minute remaining in regulation, Evgeni Malkin put in the winner 58 seconds into overtime and the ...

Steelers’ ‘Killer Bs’ back on track in win over Chiefs

By DAVE SKRETTA, AP Sports Writer KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — Steelers quarterback Ben Roethlisberger was so disheartened after his five-interception performance against Jacksonville last week that he half-jokingly talked about having lost it. Running back Le'Veon Bell subtly criticized the ...

STAT WATCH: Marshall punter’s 92-yarder longest since 1972

By ERIC OLSON, AP College Football Writer Marshall's Kaare Vedvik knew he hit a good punt out of his own end zone. Once the ball landed, it kept going and going, farther than any other punt in a Football Bowl Subdivision game in 45 years. His 92-yard punt against Old Dominion on Saturday was, ...

West Virginia’s big comeback puts rest of Big 12 on notice

By JOHN RABY, AP Sports Writer MORGANTOWN, W.Va. (AP) — West Virginia was supposed to be in rebuilding mode in the Big 12 this season as the conference welcomes the return of its championship game. Behind national touchdown receptions leader David Sills V and comeback kid Will Grier, the ...

West Virginia University club creates 5 boxing champions

By MICHAEL VIRTANEN, Associated Press MORGANTOWN, W.Va. (AP) — Steven Ware advanced across the sparring ring, pivoting and bobbing with his gloves high, closing the distance with a boxer who outweighed him by 60 pounds. Giving away substantial reach, too, he took an occasional jab or ...