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UNLV looks to get creative against No. 10 Ohio State

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COLUMBUS (AP) — Army didn’t put up much a fight against Ohio State last week, so it was hard to tell whether the No. 10 Buckeyes had solved the glaring problems that doomed them in the previous week’s loss to Oklahoma. Saturday’s game against Nevada-Las Vegas won’t be much of a ...

Simms gives WVU special teams fix

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MORGANTOWN (AP) — Just in time for the start of the Big 12 season, Marcus Simms has helped fix West Virginia’s production problems on special teams while providing needed speed as a pass catcher. Simms has given the Mountaineers a reliable kick and punt returner after being suspended for ...

Pitt could make change at QB against Georgia Tech

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ATLANTA (AP) — The mystery of who will start at quarterback for Pittsburgh in Saturday’s Atlantic Coast Conference opener at Georgia Tech hasn’t been a concern for Yellow Jackets coach Paul Johnson. Max Browne, a graduate transfer from Southern California, started the first three games ...

Harrison ‘just doing what I’m asked’

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PITTSBURGH (AP) — James Harrison spent last weekend standing on the sideline waiting for a call that never came. The NFL’s oldest defensive player didn’t take the field for a single snap during Pittsburgh’s 26-9 win over Minnesota in Week 2, the first time in more than a decade the ...

Delelles outburst leads Big Red

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STEUBENVILLE — Ryan Delelles tallied a career-high and possible school record five goals to lead the Big Red boys’ soccer team to a 5-3 victory over Crestview Thursday evening inside Harding Stadium. “I don’t know if we have had a player score five goals in a game before,” Big Red ...

BLOCKING — Big Red’s Suzie Rososchi (8) and Sidney Snyder (15) attempt to block an attack by East Liverpool’s Mariah Peachey (photo by Andrew Grimm).

East Liverpool overpowers Big Red

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STEUBENVILLE — The Steubenville Big Red volleyball team performed well enough to please its coach, but simply was overpowered by a tough East Liverpool squad, with the visitors taking the match 3-0 Thursday night at Steubenville High School. “We played much better tonight,” Big Red ...

Young Toronto swept by East Palestine

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TORONTO — A rough start set the tone for the Toronto volleyball team, which struggled at the outset, and East Palestine took advantage as the Bulldogs defeated the Red Knights in three sets, 25-7, 25-16, 25-15. “They are a good team,” Toronto head coach Cathie Thomas said about the ...

PREP ROUNDUP

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Weir girls beat Tyler WEIRTON — The Weir girls soccer team improved to 8-6-1 with a 6-0 win over Tyler Consolidated Thursday at Jimmy Carey Stadium, led by two goals from Bella Aperfine. Julia Gianni had a goal and two assists. Taylor Quickie had a goal and an assist. Rabeka Rowland and ...

FILE - In this Sunday, Sept. 17, 2017, file photo, Pittsburgh Steelers wide receiver JuJu Smith-Schuster warms up before an NFL football game in Pittsburgh. The youngest player in the NFL wears SpongeBob slippers and scored the first touchdown of his career last weekend, though 20-year-old Steelers wide receiver JuJu Smith-Schuster may have turned more heads with a crunching block that showed the NFL is child's play. (AP Photo/Don Wright, File)

Steelers young receiver making a big splash

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PITTSBURGH (AP) — The NFL’s youngest player rides his bike to work, runs to the local ice cream place in SpongeBob Squarepants slippers and will happily take you on in Madden or Call of Duty if you happen to find him online during a given night. Just don’t let JuJu Smith-Schuster’s age ...

Lindor homers again, Indians keep on winning

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ANAHEIM, Calif. (AP) — Shortstop Francisco Lindor homered to lead the Indians to a 4-1 victory and three-game sweep of the Los Angeles Angels on Thursday, Cleveland’s 27th win in its last 28 games. The record for most victories with only one loss is 29, set by the 1884 Providence ...