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West Virginia Sports

Fresh faces help West Virginia, Kansas start strong

By JOHN RABY AP Sports Writer MORGANTOWN, W.Va. (AP) — Something wasn't right when redshirt freshman Briason Mays was going through pregame warmups as the third center used by West Virginia this season. Mays was nervous and his snaps were off target Saturday. That made offensive line coach ...

QB Sam Ehlinger spreading the TDs around in Texas offense

By JIM VERTUNO AP Sports Writer AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — Texas keeps adding to the offensive firepower around quarterback Sam Ehlinger with some big early results. The No. 12 Longhorns (2-1) will need everyone to chip in if they plan to keep up with Oklahoma State (3-0) on Saturday in the ...

Post-Roethlisberger life begins for Steelers, Rudolph

By WILL GRAVES AP Sports Writer PITTSBURGH (AP) — The Pittsburgh Steelers have been 0-2 before. They've struggled on offense before. They've had issues on defense before. They've been blown out by the Patriots before. They've lost close games at home before. Yet for the last 15 years, ...

AP sources: Miami’s Minkah Fitzpatrick traded to Steelers

By STEVEN WINE AP Sports Writer DAVIE, Fla. (AP) — Miami Dolphins defensive back Minkah Fitzpatrick got his wish and was traded Monday night to the Pittsburgh Steelers for a first-round draft pick in 2020, two people familiar with the negotiations said. The people confirmed the deal to The ...

Chile’s Niemann wins by 6 shots at The Greenbrier

By JOHN RABY AP Sports Writer WHITE SULPHUR SPRINGS, W.Va. (AP) — Joaquin Niemann is going to give International Team captain Ernie Els something to think about when he makes his captain's picks for the Presidents Cup. Niemann became the first player from Chile to win on the PGA Tour, ...

Kendall throws 3 TDs, West Virginia beats NC State 44-27

By JOHN RABY AP Sports Writer MORGANTOWN, W.Va. (AP) — Austin Kendall and Kennedy McKoy made sure that West Virginia didn't repeat a miserable offensive showing from its last game. Kendall threw three touchdown passes to lead West Virginia to a 44-27 victory over North Carolina State on ...

West Virginia football player dies after collapsing on field

CLAY, W.Va. (AP) — West Virginia school officials say a student has died after collapsing on the field during a football game. Roane County High School has confirmed senior Alex Miller died Friday evening while playing a football game at Clay County High School. According to witnesses, ...

NC State rolling, West Virginia reeling entering matchup

By JOHN RABY AP Sports Writer MORGANTOWN, W.Va. (AP) — Matthew McKay has handled himself well since replacing Ryan Finley as North Carolina State's quarterback. Now the sophomore will find out what it's like to start on the road. The Wolfpack (2-0) have outscored opponents by a combined ...

‘Sparkplug’ Tevin Bush gives West Virginia offense a boost

By JOHN RABY AP Sports Writer MORGANTOWN, W.Va. (AP) — Hints that Tevin Bush could make an impact for West Virginia in 2019 began at a simple team-building exercise during preseason camp. During a game of musical chairs, 300-pound linemen were knocking each other over to get to empty seats ...

No. 24 Boise State returns home to host Marshall

By The Associated Press undefined Marshall (1-0) at No. 24 Boise State (1-0), Friday at 9 p.m. ET (ESPN2). Line: Boise State by 12. Series record: Boise State leads 1-0. WHAT'S AT STAKE? Back in the AP Top 25, the Broncos return home and unveil freshman QB Hank Bachmeier on the blue field ...