Column: MLB getting harder to watch, enjoy

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Ever since Rob Manfred took over the reins as MLB commissioner on Jan. 25, 2015, the game has steadily become worse. It is as if Manfred has a magic wand and thinks he can change everything about Major League Baseball. There are a select few that are for the better, but most are horrible. ...

Kovalcik tumbles her way to Davis and Elkins

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Oak Glen’s Mallory Kovalcik signed her letter of intent to continue her academic and athletic careers at Davis and Elkins University. She will be on the acrobatic and tumbling team. With her are, front, from left, mother Cindy, father Gary and sister Maggie. Standing are Dave Smith, Megan ...

Kranick goes 5 perfect innings in MLB debut, Pirates top Cards

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ST. LOUIS (AP) — The only thing that got in Max Kranick's way was the weather. Kranick pitched five perfect innings in his major league debut before a 64-minute rain delay forced him from the game, and the Pittsburgh Pirates went on to beat the St. Louis Cardinals 7-2 Sunday. "Crazy ...

In the clutch: Kyle Busch ends Hendrick win streak at Pocono

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LONG POND, Pa. (AP) — Kyle Busch came through in the clutch. Even when he raced without one. Busch busted Hendrick Motorsports’ winning streak and denied the organization a shot at NASCAR history when he raced to his second victory of the season Sunday at Pocono Raceway. Busch took a ...

No Serena at Tokyo Olympics

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WIMBLEDON, England (AP) — Serena Williams said she will not go to the Tokyo Olympics, but did not want to say why during her pre-Wimbledon video conference with reporters Sunday. "I'm actually not on the Olympic list. ... Not that I'm aware of. If so, then I shouldn't be on it," Williams ...