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Pittsburgh Steelers tight end Jesse James (81) celebrates his touchdown catch during the second half of an NFL football game against the Tennessee Titans in Pittsburgh, Thursday, Nov. 16, 2017. (AP Photo/Don Wright)

Big Ben’s 4 TDs leads Steelers

PITTSBURGH (AP) — Another uninspiring half in the books in a season littered with them for a team that expects to play deep into January and beyond, Ben Roethlisberger decided he had seen enough. So the Pittsburgh Steelers quarterback decided it was time to speak up. The defense had kept the ...

Pittsburgh Penguins right wing Patric Hornqvist (72) celebrates his goal against Ottawa Senators goalie Craig Anderson (41) with teammate Riley Sheahan (15) during second period NHL hockey action, in Ottawa on Thursday, Nov. 16, 2017. (Fred Chartrand/The Canadian Press via AP)

Hornqvist, Guentzel lead Penguins

OTTAWA, Ontario (AP) — Patric Hornqvist and Jake Guentzel each scored in the second period and the Pittsburgh Penguins held on for a 3-1 win over the Ottawa Senators on Thursday night. Riley Sheahan scored into an empty net at 19:29 of the third for the Penguins. Matt Murray made 21 saves ...

EOAC ALL-LEAGUE VOLLEYBALL

EOAC ALL-LEAGUE VOLLEYBALL First Team Emily Gosselin Columbiana Marlaina Frye East Palestine Kimmo Wiggers Lisbon Lizzie Willis Southern Anna Seve Southern Camryn Jarrett United Cameron Pierson United Kiki Perry Wellsville Emily Russell Wellsville Alivia ...

EOAC ALL-LEAGUE FOOTBALL

EOAC ALL-LEAGUE FOOTBALL First Team Jakob Cross Columbiana Shane Moore Columbiana Chase Franken Columbiana Frank Rupert Columbiana Zach Philips Columbiana Parker Sherry East Palestine Dominic Posey East ...

Martin Truex Jr. walks on pit road before qualifying for Sunday's NASCAR Cup Series auto race at Homestead-Miami Speedway in Homestead, Fla., Friday, Nov. 17, 2017. (AP Photo/Terry Renna)

Truex fastest among championship contenders

HOMESTEAD, Fla. (AP) — Martin Truex Jr. was the fastest of the four NASCAR Cup Series championship contenders in qualifying and will start second Sunday in the season finale. Truex, the regular-season champion, turned a lap of 173.952 mph in the No. 78 Toyota at Homestead-Miami Speedway on ...

Briefs

Weir Boosters meeting Tuesday WEIRTON — The Weir Soccer Boosters will meet at 6 p.m. Tuesday in the team room at the high school. Marlins Stanton wins NL MVP Miami Marlins slugger Giancarlo Stanton has won the National League MVP award, barely edging Joey Votto of the Cincinnati ...

RECOVERING — Steubenville’s Johnny Agresta (8) celebrates after recovering his second fumble against Cardinal Mooney in a Division IV, Region 13 semifinal on Friday in Salem. Also shown are Big Red’s Jonathon Blackmon (48) and Randy Mitchell (14). (Photo by Joe Catullo)

Perry has been waiting for Big Red since last November

NILES — Big Red and Perry will match 12-0 records when the teams collide Friday for the Division IV, Region 13 championship. The kick is set for 7:30 p.m. inside Bo Rein Memorial Stadium. Big Red, the region’s top seed, punched its ticket to the title game with a 19-14 victory over ...

Delelles is Div. II Player of the Year
Steubenville’s Ryan Delelles plays against St. Clairsville in a sectional contest on Oct. 21. Delelles was named the Division II boys soccer player of the year. (Photo by Joe Catullo)

2017 District Soccer Awards

2017 District Soccer Awards Girls Edison Lauren Ferralli Junior First Team Courtnie Bube Senior Second Team Christian Joy Guess Senior Honorable Mention Katia Scaffidi Senior Honorable Mention Harrison Central Sydney Starr Junior First Team Laken Ward Senior Second Team Gemma ...

Steelers, Titans look to make statement

PITTSBURGH (AP) — The Pittsburgh Steelers have a commanding lead in the AFC North and are in a two-way race with New England for homefield advantage throughout the AFC playoffs as Thanksgiving looms, exactly where they expected to be all along. It just doesn’t necessarily feel like ...

FILE - At left, in a July 9, 2017, file photo, Cleveland Indians pitcher Corey Kluber delivers in the first inning of a baseball game against the Detroit Tigers in Cleveland. At right is a 2017 file photo showing Cleveland Indians pitcher Corey Kluber. Max Scherzer and Clayton Kershaw duel for the NL Cy Young Award while Corey Kluber and Chris Sale top the candidates for the AL prize. The Cy Young Awards are announced Wednesday, Nov. 15, 2017. (AP Photo/File)

Kluber wins second Cy Young Award

Max Scherzer heard his name and thrust his arms in the air, shouting and smiling big before turning to kiss his wife. Corey Kluber, on the other hand, gulped once and blinked. Two aces, two different styles — and now another Cy Young Award for each. The animated Scherzer of the ...