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West Virginia Sports

West Virginia hires Graham Harrell as offensive coordinator

By JOHN RABY AP Sports Writer (AP) — West Virginia has hired Graham Harrell as offensive coordinator and quarterbacks coach to try to bolster a unit that ranked near the bottom of the Big 12 in 2021. The Mountaineers are hoping the addition of Harrell can give them a spark after going ...

Tomlin’s leadership guides Steelers to unlikely playoff spot

By WILL GRAVES AP Sports Writer PITTSBURGH (AP) — It sounded like wishful thinking at best. A throwaway line at worst for a coach bracing himself for imminent disappointment. "I'm capable of talking myself in(to) anything," Mike Tomlin said last week when asked about the seemingly unlikely ...

Steelers should be healthy heading to Kansas City

By WILL GRAVES AP Sports Writer PITTSBURGH (AP) — The Pittsburgh Steelers could be close to fully healthy when they travel to Kansas City to take on the AFC West champion Chiefs in the opening round of the playoffs on Sunday. Pittsburgh coach Mike Tomlin said Tuesday running back Najee ...

McNeil rallies West Virginia to 71-68 victory over K-State

MORGANTOWN, W.Va. (AP) — Sean McNeil scored 19 of his 26 points in the second half and West Virginia rallied to defeat Kansas State 71-68 in Big 12 Conference play on Saturday. The Mountaineers, who were playing their second game since Dec. 22 because a Jan. 3 game at TCU was postponed due ...

Forrest scores 27 to carry FAU past Marshall 90-77

HUNTINGTON, W.Va. (AP) — Michael Forrest had a season-high 27 points as Florida Atlantic beat Marshall 90-77 on Saturday night. Alijah Martin had 17 points for Florida Atlantic (8-6, 1-0 Conference USA). Giancarlo Rosado added 11 points. Bryan Greenlee had seven points and 10 ...

Ten-Guins! Pens win 10th straight, 6-2 over Flyers

By DAN GELSTON AP Sports Writer PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Oh sure, leave it to Bryan Rust and Jake Guentzel to carry Pittsburgh's top line. Try four goals and an assist between them to keep Pittsburgh perfect over the last 10 games. That third member of the line? Well, Sidney Crosby did at least ...

Ravens to host Steelers in Roethlisberger’s likely finale

By NOAH TRISTER AP Sports Writer The past week has been a whirlwind for Ben Roethlisberger. The fans in Pittsburgh gave their quarterback quite a retirement send-off, and the emotions from that night will surely linger for a while. Now it's time for a pretty compelling postscript: ...

No. 3 Louisville romps over turnover-prone Pittsburgh 81-39

By GARY B. GRAVES AP Sports Writer LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) — Louisville coach Jeff Walz was close to gushing about his team's defense before saying that throwing opponents off rhythm is what the No. 3 Cardinals do. They did it again Thursday night, pressuring Pittsburgh into a season-high 35 ...

Crosby, Rodrigues rally Penguins to 5-3 win over Blues

By DAN SCIFO Associated Press PITTSBURGH (AP) — The Pittsburgh Penguins have been the NHL's hottest team for the better part of a month. They struggled early against the St. Louis Blues. Sidney Crosby then took over. Crosby and Evan Rodrigues scored 12 seconds apart in the third period, and ...

Roethlisberger ready for regular-season finale vs. Ravens

By DAN SCIFO Associated Press PITTSBURGH (AP) — Ben Roethlisberger acknowledged his emotions were still high in the hours following a 12-point win against Cleveland on Monday night. The Steelers quarterback insisted Wednesday morning he's solely focused on Sunday's regular-season finale at ...