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Roethlisberger, Conner injured, Seahawks edge Steelers 28-26

PITTSBURGH — Ben Roethlisberger shook his right arm once. Then twice. And just like that, the Pittsburgh Steelers found their season at a crossroads just two weeks in. While Mason Rudolph filled in capably in the second half after Roethlisberger left with an unspecified right elbow injury ...

Storylines aplenty as Browns and Jets square off tonight

EAST RUTHERFORD, N.J. — Well, this isn’t quite how the Cleveland Browns and New York Jets expected to start the season. Both are coming off opening losses and look to avoid going 0-2 with a Monday night matchup loaded with juicy storylines, surprising twists and a slight hint of ...

Rizzo sprains ankle during Cubs’ 10-run win over Pirates

CHICAGO — Anthony Rizzo was helped off the field Sunday by a trainer and a teammate with a sprained right ankle, and Wrigley Field fell silent. With Chicago’s postseason pursuit already hindered by a season-ending injury to shortstop Javier Baez, the team may now be without another star ...

Indians trim Twins to salvage series finale

CLEVELAND (AP) — After getting rained out, beaten twice and nearly counted out, the Indians saved something from their biggest weekend this season. They’re not finished yet. “We’re going to keep fighting,” said starter Shane Bieber. The Indians kept their faint hopes of winning ...

Ben Roethlisberger lost for season

PITTSBURGH — Ben Roethlisberger's season is over. The Pittsburgh Steelers quarterback will undergo surgery on his right elbow and be placed on injured reserve, ending the 37-year-old's 16th season just two weeks in. Roethlisberger injured the arm late in the second quarter of Sunday's ...

Truex races into 2nd round of playoffs

LAS VEGAS (AP) — Martin Truex Jr. clearly had one of the best teams this season as he rolled to four victories before the end of June. Then he hit a slump of sports, nearly three months without a win, but his Joe Gibbs Racing team remained confident it would challenge for the ...

Southern Local hands Catholic Central 41-7 defeat

SALINEVILLE — On its Hall of Fame Night, the Southern Indians football team turned in a Hall of Fame-like performance, rolling to a 41-7 win over tradition-rich Steubenville Catholic Central Saturday night at Wigwam Stadium. “It’s the first time we started putting things together,” ...

Big Red still improving, unbeaten

STEUBENVILLE — There’s good, and then there’s Big Red good. Following Friday’s 43-31 home victory over St. Francis, Hall of Fame coach Reno Saccoccia said his now 3-0 club has achieved good status. It, however, has a way to go before reaching the next level. “We were good but we ...

Halftime adjustments led Weir’s big comeback

WEIRTON — It was what Weir High coach Tony Filberto called an “old school 50 gap stack” that turned a lackluster first half into an outstanding second half for his Red Riders in their thrilling 28-27 comeback win Friday in overtime over Frankfort. The Falcons almost dominated the first ...