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Steelers win ugly over Ravens, 19-14

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PITTSBURGH (AP) — Mike Tomlin isn’t one for excuses. Even as COVID-19 wreaked havoc with his team’s schedule, pushing their matchup with Baltimore from Thanksgiving night to middle of the afternoon in the middle of the week in the middle of a pandemic, the longtime Pittsburgh Steelers ...

Buckeye Local boys basketball squad holds off Indian Creek

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RAYLAND — The Buckeye Local boys basketball team held off a fourth-quarter comeback attempt to defeat Indian Creek, 47-44, during both teams’ season opener on Wednesday. Jake Mayle led the Panthers with a game-high 23 points. Cameron Best had 10 points. Ethan McHugh chipped in six ...

Pirates avoid arbitration with Taillon, Gonzalez and Feliz

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PITTSBURGH (AP) — The Pittsburgh Pirates avoided arbitration with pitchers Jameson Taillon and Michael Feliz as well as shortstop Erik Gonzalez on Wednesday, signing each for the 2021 season. Taillion gets $2.25 million, Feliz $1 million and Gonzalez $1,225,000. The Pirates also declined ...

No. 1 Gonzaga rallies to beat No. 11 West Virginia, 87-82

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INDIANANAPOLIS — Losing Jalen Suggs in the first half shook up No. 1 Gonzaga. Getting him back in the second half Wednesday provided a needed jolt of energy. Joel Ayayi matched his career high with 21 points and Andrew Nembhard and Corey Kispert each scored 19 points, and Suggs’ return ...

No. 23 Ohio State pulls away, routs Morehead State

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COLUMBUS — E.J. Liddell scored 16 points and No. 23 Ohio State pulled away from Morehead State for a 77-44 win on Wednesday. Justice Sueing, C.J. Walker and Duane Washington Jr. had 11 points apiece for Ohio State (3-0). Kyle Young collected 10 points and nine rebounds, and Justin Ahrens ...

Lady Huskies pause basketball following positive COVID case

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The Harrison Central and Bridgeport girls basketball programs have officially pushed the pause button on their current seasons. The Bulldogs and Huskies are shutting down just their girls teams for two weeks, as each team has one player with a case of coronavirus, which has led to the need ...

West Virginia basketball gets its shot at top-seeded Gonzaga

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During the downtime of last week’s Bad Boy Mowers Crossover Classic, West Virginia basketball coach Bob Huggins pounced on an opportunity to challenge his team early. Tennessee had dropped out of the Jimmy V Classic, leaving No. 1 Gonzaga without an opponent. Never one to shy away from a ...

Roughriders being sold to HMG Sports

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WHEELING — The West Virginia Roughriders have been sold, somewhat. According to franchise owner Gregg Fornario, he and a group (HMG Sports) have “signed an agreement deal.” HMG also owns the Baltimore Lightning. “We’ve been talking for a bit now,” Fornario said of the deal. ...

JEFFERSON COUNTY 2020 ALL-STAR TEAM

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Big Red First Team Casey Sutton, Sr. OL Eli Burgey, Sr. OL Isaiah McCartney, Sr. DL Cade Kernahan, Sr. QB Nasari Jackson, Sr. DB Jarred Roberts, Sr. Honorable Mentions Cian Montgomery, Sr. OL/DL Raleem Brooks, Sr. DL Toronto First Team Garrett Dozier, Sr. RB B.J. ...

Steelers, Ravens finally playing … maybe

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PITTSBURGH — Mike Tomlin isn’t into hypotheticals. The longtime Pittsburgh Steelers coach prefers to deal with what is happening, not what might happen. This season, however, has challenged that approach. The unbeaten Steelers (10-0) are scheduled to host some semblance of the Baltimore ...