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Allgaier leads 182 of 250 laps to win at Iowa

NEWTON, Iowa (AP) — Justin Allgaier won all three stages and the NASCAR Xfinity Series race Sunday at Iowa Speedway for his second victory of the season. Racing for Dale Earnhardt Jr. in JR Motorsports’ No. 7 Chevrolet Camaro, Allgaier led 182 of 250 laps and survived an unlucky late ...

Mexico beats defending champion Germany 1-0 in World Cup opener

MOSCOW (AP) — Defending World Cup champions have been finding it hard to get out of the group stage lately, and Germany is proving no exception. The 2014 champions, ranked No. 1 in the world, were exposed defensively and surprisingly beaten by Mexico 1-0 on Sunday, putting its hopes of ...

Brazil held to draw by Switzerland at World Cup

ROSTOV-ON-DON, Russia (AP) — Brazil joined the list of big teams struggling to win their opening matches at the World Cup in Russia. The five-time champions were held to a 1-1 draw by Switzerland on Sunday, a few hours after four-time champion Germany was beaten by Mexico 1-0. Philippe ...

Father’s Day: Parziale ties for low amateur with dad on bag

SOUTHAMPTON, N.Y. (AP) — Leaning on his club, Matt Parziale crossed one leg over the other and placed the free hand on his hip. His caddie mirrored his position and used Parziale’s bag as his source of support. The two looked almost identical, just one older than the other. Being related ...

Weirton pieces together sweep of New Martinsville

WEIRTON — They were not the prettiest games that Weirton coach Jason Schwartzmiller had ever coached, but his Post 10 club racked up a pair of wins by sweeping New Martinsville Post 28 Saturday in a doubleheader at Edwin J. Bowman Field. “Whenever they got up, we were able to battle ...

Homers help Bucs top Reds

PITTSBURGH (AP) — Pittsburgh Pirates manager Clint Hurdle insists he hasn’t been keeping close tabs of his team’s slide following a hot start. He wasn’t aware the Pirates had dropped eight straight series until someone mentioned it to him earlier in the week. “If somebody would have ...

Carrasco hit on right arm by liner, Twins beat Indians 9-3

CLEVELAND (AP) — Cleveland Indians manager Terry Francona thought the worst when Carlos Carrasco was struck on the right arm by a line drive. “From where I was standing I thought it might have hit him in the face so there was a little bit of a sense of relief, but it caught him right kind ...

Moffitt claims hometown win in NASCAR Truck Series

NEWTON, Iowa (AP) — Brett Moffitt bolstered his breakout season with a stirring win on his home track. The Iowa driver hopes that winning yet again — after fighting off a thrilling late move by Noah Gragson — will help him find the sponsorships he needs to keep it going. Moffitt won ...

Johnson in 4-way tie after day of survival at US Open

SOUTHAMPTON, N.Y. (AP) — The only thing that spared Dustin Johnson from another U.S. Open implosion is that everyone around him suffered on a Shinnecock Hills course that even the USGA conceded got out of hand Saturday afternoon. Daniel Berger and Tony Finau were the exceptions, each ...

Humboldt player’s family preparing for next phase

AIRDRIE, Alberta (AP) — The parents of a paralyzed Humboldt Broncos hockey player are preparing for the next phase of his recovery — his return home. Ryan Straschnitzki is undergoing physiotherapy at the Shriners Hospital in Philadelphia after being paralyzed from the chest down in a ...

Johnson takes 4-shot lead into weekend at U.S. Open

SOUTHAMPTON, N.Y. — Dustin Johnson handled the worst of the weather and wound up as the sole survivor to par at the U.S. Open, taking a four-shot lead into the weekend at Shinnecock Hills with plenty of reminders of how it can all go wrong. Some of them from Johnson’s own ...

WVU’s Carter may be a dark horse

There’s little question about where to start when looking at the top point guard prospects in the NBA draft: Trae Young and Collin Sexton. Young was the national leader in both scoring and assists with the Sooners as a freshman, while Sexton provided an aggressive presence at the helm of ...

Ronaldo scores hat trick as Portugal draws with Spain

SOCHI, Russia — Cristiano Ronaldo completed a hat trick with a perfectly taken free kick in the 88th minute to give Portugal a 3-3 draw against Spain on Friday at the World Cup. Ronaldo had twice given Portugal the lead with first-half goals, but Diego Costa equalized for Spain with a goal ...

Pitts is catfish champion

Tom Pitts, of Wellsville, was the longest catfish winner of the Chester Newell sportsman club tournament on June 3 at 26 and 3/4 inches.

Leonard wants a trade from Spurs

Kawhi Leonard’s time with the San Antonio Spurs may soon be over. A person familiar with the situation says Leonard has told the Spurs that he would like to be traded this summer, the clearest sign yet that the relationship between the team and the All-Star is in disrepair. The person ...

BRIEFS

Big Red Boosters meeting Monday STEUBENVILLE — The Big Red Booster Club will meet at 6 p.m. Monday at the Harding Stadium Fieldhouse. All are welcome and memberships are available. Four-person scramble upcoming CADIZ — The Cadiz Lions Club Golf Scramble will occur at 1 p.m. on June ...

Post 10 toughens up, nabs first victory

CONNORVILLE — Weirton coach Jason Schwartzmiller has been stressing several things to his club after a tough start to the season. One of those is toughness, and they showed it Thursday evening at Bill Mazeroski Field when Post 10 overcame an early deficit to grind out its first win of the ...

Post 86 snaps Wheeling’s nine-game winning streak

TORONTO — Cole Bodnar delivered three doubles and two RBIs to lead the Toronto Post 86 Legion baseball team to a 7-4 victory over Wheeling Post 1 Thursday evening at the Knights Baseball Complex, snapping Wheeling’s winning ways. Post 86’s victory snapped Post 1’s nine-game winning ...

Stoll selected for regional combine

Steubenville Catholic Central’s Jacob Stoll was selected as an offensive tackle to participate in the Blue-Grey North-East Super Regional Combine at 11 a.m. on July 1 at the Philadelphia Eagles Indoor Training Center. During his junior season, Stoll compiled 65 tackles (six for a loss), ...

Indians split the series with Chisox

CHICAGO — Francisco Lindor sensed the Cleveland Indians needed a lift coming off back-to-back losses. Nothing like a leadoff homer or a late tiebreaking drive to get the job done. Lindor and Jose Ramirez connected, Mike Clevinger struck out 11 in seven innings and the Indians beat the ...