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Ben Roethlisberger out for season

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PITTSBURGH (AP) — Ben Roethlisberger likes to point out that he’s played through the end of every contract he’s ever signed. It’s tangible proof of the longtime Pittsburgh Steelers quarterback’s commitment both to the game itself and the franchise he’s led to a pair of Super Bowl ...

Creek rallies past Big Red again

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STEUBENVILLE — The story was the same. The Indian Creek volleyball team dropped the first set against Big Red, but the Redskins responded and rallied to win the next three sets en route to winning the match in four sets, 19-25, 25-13, 25-18, 25-19, inside the Crimson Center to sweep the ...

Red Riders stay unbeaten late

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NEW MANCHESTER —The Weir High boys soccer team used a late goal on Monday evening to edge Oak Glen and stay undefeated. With about two minutes to go, Jericho Givens scored off a corner kick by Jacob Morgan to break a scoreless tie and give the Red Riders the victory. Weir High is now ...

Red Knights edge Wheeling Central

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WHEELING — The Toronto volleyball team defeated Wheeling Central in five sets on Monday, 24-26, 25-19, 18-25, 25-23, 15-9. Maddie Anderson had 12 kills, Taylie Taylor had 37 digs and Madison Sapp had seven aces. The Red Knights are at Brooke tonight. Harrison Central sweeps ...

Toronto tops Indian Creek

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TORONTO — The Toronto golf team topped Indian Creek on Monday at Dyer Country Club. The Red Knights shot a team score of 184, while the Redskins shot 205. Brennan Suffoletta was the medalist with a 44. Also for Toronto, Hunter Keenan shot 45, Anthony Porreca a 45 and Caleb Roberts 50. ...

Beckham puts on show in MetLife return

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EAST RUTHERFORD, N.J. (AP) — Odell Beckham Jr. had an 89-yard touchdown catch and a spectacular one-handed grab in his return to MetLife Stadium, and Baker Mayfield and the Cleveland Browns did just enough to beat the short-handed and banged-up New York Jets 23-3 on Monday night. Beckham, ...

Big numbers paved the way during Week 3

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STEUBENVILLE — When it comes to scheduling Ohio opponents, more is better as far as veteran St. Francis coach Jerry Smith is concerned. Friday’s visit to Harding Stadium was the first of three-straight dates with Buckeye State foes for Smith and his now 1-1 Red Raiders. They will host ...

Roethlisberger, Conner injured, Seahawks edge Steelers 28-26

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PITTSBURGH — Ben Roethlisberger shook his right arm once. Then twice. And just like that, the Pittsburgh Steelers found their season at a crossroads just two weeks in. While Mason Rudolph filled in capably in the second half after Roethlisberger left with an unspecified right elbow injury ...

Storylines aplenty as Browns and Jets square off tonight

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EAST RUTHERFORD, N.J. — Well, this isn’t quite how the Cleveland Browns and New York Jets expected to start the season. Both are coming off opening losses and look to avoid going 0-2 with a Monday night matchup loaded with juicy storylines, surprising twists and a slight hint of ...

Rizzo sprains ankle during Cubs’ 10-run win over Pirates

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CHICAGO — Anthony Rizzo was helped off the field Sunday by a trainer and a teammate with a sprained right ankle, and Wrigley Field fell silent. With Chicago’s postseason pursuit already hindered by a season-ending injury to shortstop Javier Baez, the team may now be without another star ...

Indians trim Twins to salvage series finale

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CLEVELAND (AP) — After getting rained out, beaten twice and nearly counted out, the Indians saved something from their biggest weekend this season. They’re not finished yet. “We’re going to keep fighting,” said starter Shane Bieber. The Indians kept their faint hopes of winning ...

Ben Roethlisberger lost for season

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PITTSBURGH — Ben Roethlisberger's season is over. The Pittsburgh Steelers quarterback will undergo surgery on his right elbow and be placed on injured reserve, ending the 37-year-old's 16th season just two weeks in. Roethlisberger injured the arm late in the second quarter of Sunday's ...

Truex races into 2nd round of playoffs

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LAS VEGAS (AP) — Martin Truex Jr. clearly had one of the best teams this season as he rolled to four victories before the end of June. Then he hit a slump of sports, nearly three months without a win, but his Joe Gibbs Racing team remained confident it would challenge for the ...

Southern Local hands Catholic Central 41-7 defeat

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SALINEVILLE — On its Hall of Fame Night, the Southern Indians football team turned in a Hall of Fame-like performance, rolling to a 41-7 win over tradition-rich Steubenville Catholic Central Saturday night at Wigwam Stadium. “It’s the first time we started putting things together,” ...

Big Red still improving, unbeaten

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STEUBENVILLE — There’s good, and then there’s Big Red good. Following Friday’s 43-31 home victory over St. Francis, Hall of Fame coach Reno Saccoccia said his now 3-0 club has achieved good status. It, however, has a way to go before reaching the next level. “We were good but we ...

Halftime adjustments led Weir’s big comeback

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WEIRTON — It was what Weir High coach Tony Filberto called an “old school 50 gap stack” that turned a lackluster first half into an outstanding second half for his Red Riders in their thrilling 28-27 comeback win Friday in overtime over Frankfort. The Falcons almost dominated the first ...

Leasure, Toronto get the offense going

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RICHMOND — Josh Franke told his Red Knights they were better than what they showed in the first half of Friday’s game at Edison. His group heard the message loud and clear, and proved it with a dominant second half performance to pull away from the rival Wildcats, 48-6. “That first ...

Red Riders edge Big Red boys, 1-0

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WEIRTON — The Weir high boys soccer team defeated Big Red on Saturday, 1-0, at Jimmy Carey Stadium. Skylar Jackson scored for the Red Riders halfway through the first half. Mason Cassels had the assists. Jonathan Howard made six saves. Brooke 7, Preston 0 PRESTON — The Brooke boys ...

Steubenville tops Edison

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STEUBENVILLE — The Big Red volleyball team swept Edison on Saturday during the annual Dig Pink Tournament at the Franciscan University of Steubenville, 25-20, 25-22, 25-23. Big Red was led by Anna Taylor with 10 points, five aces, 19 kills, two blocks, five assists and eight digs. Emily ...