BEREA, Ohio (AP) — Maybe it’s good the Browns and Giants won’t play this season.
PITTSBURGH (AP) — After having little success in his first three times up, Starling Marte came up in the eighth inning with two men on base and the score tied. This time, Stephen Strasburg wasn’t on the mound and Marte took advantage.
PITTSBURGH (AP) — Bud Dupree seemingly has the total package. A chiseled 6-foot-4 and 269-pounds, long and athletic with raw speed and explosiveness rarely amassed for an NFL edge rusher.
STATE COLLEGE — Penn State’s women’s soccer team topped all Big Ten programs to check in at No. 1 in the Big Ten Women’s Soccer preseason poll released Monday. Teams were selected by league coaches.
PITTSBURGH (AP) — Asdrúbal Cabrera hit the last of Washington’s four home runs and drove in five runs, and three relievers combined for 62/3 innings of one-hit ball as the Nationals thumped the Pittsburgh Pirates 13-0 Monday night.
Oakland Raiders general manager Mike Mayock told disgruntled receiver Antonio Brown it’s time to decide whether he’s “all in or all out” about playing this season after losing a fight with the NFL and NFLPA over his helmet.
The tech’s world’s newest multimillionaire wasn’t some Silicon Valley wiz who came up with a hot new app, or a scientist who made a breakthrough in quantum computing.
BRISTOL, Tenn. (AP) — The winner climbed from his car and immediately apologized for denying an underdog his first career victory. The runner-up, in tears over his near miss, was raucously embraced by the crowd for his oh-so-close effort.
PITTSBURGH (AP) — Pinch-hitter Cole Tucker drew a bases-loaded walk and Kevin Newman hit an RBI single, all with two out in the ninth inning, as the Pittsburgh Pirates rallied to beat the Chicago Cubs 3-2 last night.
MEDINAH, Ill. (AP) — Hideki Matsuyama has never missed the Tour Championship since his first full year on the PGA Tour. He played yesterday like he doesn’t want the streak to end.
BUTLER — The Butler County Community College Education Foundation’s 24-year-old golf outing fundraiser that supports scholarships and opportunities at BC3 eclipsed $1 million raised since 1996 when 113 players and 60 sponsors Aug. 2 generated a single-year record of $95,000.
Clemson, in some ways, has become a darling of a football program for those outside of the southeastern region of the country. It’s probably safe to say college football fans in many parts of the southeast (I’m looking at you, Auburn and LSU), have also delighted in the Tigers’ rise.
MEDINAH, Ill. (AP) — On the range, Justin Thomas had no idea where the ball was going. Some five hours later, he had a share of the course record at Medinah.
ELIZABETHTON, Tenn. (AP) — Dale Earnhardt Jr. will take the weekend off from broadcasting to be with his wife and daughter after the three were in a plane crash landing yesterday near Bristol Motor Speedway.
PITTSBURGH (AP) — Kenny Pickett knows his numbers in his first year as Pittsburgh’s starting quarterback weren’t great. He doesn’t particularly care.
LATROBE (AP) — The unofficial credo as part of the Pittsburgh Steelers coaching staff for Darryl Drake this season was, “Shut out the noise,” quarterback Ben Roethlisberger relayed as training camp wrapped up yesterday.
NEW YORK (AP) — Jose Ramirez hit two early homers, including his first career grand slam in a seven-run opening inning, and the Cleveland Indians pummeled the New York Yankees 19-5 last night in the start of a four-game series between American League pennant contenders.
ANAHEIM, Calif. (AP) — Albert Pujols had two hits and three RBIs last night and set the major league record for career hits by a foreign-born player, leading the Los Angeles Angels to a 7-4 victory over the Pittsburgh Pirates.
WASHINGTON, Pa. — Sun Yi Lei hit a home run over the right field scoreboard in the top of the seventh at Lew Hays PONY Field last night, as Chinese Taipei defeated Youngstown, 5-4 in the Dick’s Sporting Goods Pony World Series semifinals.
PITTSBURGH (AP) — Fresh off his first full season in the majors, Jameson Taillon seemed to be on the brink of big things for the Pittsburgh Pirates.
Not long after Joe Lorig accepted the special teams coordinator/defensive assistant position at Penn State in February, he reached out to punter Blake Gillikin.
WASHINGTON, Pa. — Taipei City, Chinese-Taipei powered its way past Youngstown, Ohio, 8-1 last night in the DICK’S Sporting Goods PONY League World Series.
ANAHEIM, Calif. (AP) — Mitch Keller earned his first major league victory, Jacob Stallings had a homer and a two-run double, and the Pittsburgh Pirates snapped their eight-game losing streak with a 10-2 victory over the Los Angeles Angels last night.
ALAMEDA, Calif. (AP) — Oakland Raiders receiver Antonio Brown lost his grievance with the NFL yesterday over his use of an old helmet that is no longer certified as safe to use for practice or play.
Student-athletes across Pennsylvania dusted off their shoulder pads, running shoes, knee pads and shin guards Monday for the official start to fall sports practices.
ST. LOUIS (AP) — In the big leagues primarily as a defensive replacement, Cardinals rookie outfielder Lane Thomas pounced with a chance to flex his hitting muscles.
PITTSBURGH (AP) — The Pittsburgh Steelers expect first-round pick Devin Bush to provide a serious jolt of athleticism and swagger to a young defense.
MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — After watching their All-Star closer lose a two-run lead in the bottom of the ninth inning, the Cleveland Indians bounced right back to win their four-game series in Minnesota and forge another tie for the AL Central lead.
PITTSBURGH (AP) — Pittsburgh Steelers wide receivers coach Darryl Drake, who spent more than 30 years molding some of the best players at the position at both the collegiate and professional level, has died. He was 62.
JERSEY CITY, N.J. (AP) — The harder he worked, the farther Patrick Reed felt he was falling behind. That’s when the people around him sought drastic measures by making him leave his golf clubs alone for 10 whole days.
ALAMEDA, Calif. (AP) — Oakland Raiders wide receiver Antonio Brown has reportedly filed a grievance with the NFL over a league rule that prevents him from wearing his 10-year-old helmet.
JERSEY CITY, N.J. (AP) — Dustin Johnson has missed nine birdie chances from 10 feet or closer at Liberty National, which ordinarily might annoy him.
Blanche E. Davy, 99, of Cuyahoga Falls, Ohio passed away Aug. 20, 2019. Born in New Castle, she has been an area resident for many years. Miss Davy was the first resident manager of Akron Ronald McDonald House, and held that position for 15 years. She also served as director of Christian edu…