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December 13, 2018

By MATT CARLSON, Associated Press
CHICAGO (AP) — The Chicago Blackhawks finally got to celebrate Wednesday night.
It had been a while.
Jonathan Toews had a goal and two assists, and Chicago stopped an eight-game losing streak with a 6-3 victory over the Pittsburgh Penguins.
“I think we …

December 12, 2018

By WILL GRAVES, AP Sports Writer
PITTSBURGH (AP) — Ben Roethlisberger’s ribs are bruised but not broken.
The Pittsburgh Steelers believe the same could be said about their wildly uneven season.
Roethlisberger believes he’ll play on Sunday when New England visits Heinz Field, one of the few …

December 10, 2018

By JOSH DUBOW, AP Pro Football Writer
OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) — A Pittsburgh Steelers team that kept finding ways to win during a six-game winning streak now has fallen short at the end for a third straight game.
A slick field that led to kicker Chris Boswell losing his footing on a potential …

December 9, 2018

INSTITUTE, W.Va. (AP) — West Virginia State University is honoring Earl Lloyd, the first African-American to play in an NBA game.
The university will name a street on campus after Lloyd, who played professionally in the 1950s. The Nov. 9 ceremony will take place in the lobby of the D. Stephen …

December 9, 2018

By JOHN LOWE, Associated Press
MORGANTOWN, W.Va. (AP) — James “Beetle” Bolden and Esa Ahmad each scored 15 points to lead West Virginia over Youngstown State 106-72 on Saturday.
It took no time at all for the offense to get started for the Mountaineers (5-2), as Bolden scored 11 points in the …

December 9, 2018

By JOHN LOWE, Associated Press
MORGANTOWN, W.Va. (AP) — Beetle Bolden scored 18 points to lead West Virginia to a 69-59 win over archrival Pittsburgh in the Backyard Brawl on Saturday.
The Mountaineers (6-3) won the defensive slugfest by doing what they do best, force turnovers. Pitt’s 24 …

December 9, 2018

OTTAWA, Ontario (AP) — The Ottawa Senators were ready for their 4-on-3 power play in overtime against the Pittsburgh Penguins.
Ryan Dzingel scored with the man advantage at 1:20 of overtime after the Penguins were called for too many men on the ice in Ottawa’s 2-1 victory Saturday …

December 6, 2018

By DENIS P. GORMAN, ASSOCIATED PRESS
NEW YORK (AP) — After earning what coach Mike White called the “biggest win thus far in a very early season,” Florida is reveling.
The Gators knocked off West Virginia, 66-56, in the second game of the Jimmy V Classic Tuesday night at Madison Square …

December 4, 2018

PITTSBURGH (AP) — The Pittsburgh Steelers will head to Oakland without running back James Conner.
Coach Mike Tomlin said Tuesday that Conner is dealing with a sprained left ankle and will not play when the AFC North leaders take on the last-place Raiders.
Conner, who is second in the NFL in …

December 3, 2018

By The Associated Press
Marshall (8-4, Conference USA) vs. South Florida (7-5 American Athletic Conference), Dec. 20, 8 p.m. ET
Location: Tampa, Florida.
TOP PLAYERS
Marshall: WR Tyre Brady, 66 catches for 914 yards and 9 touchdowns.
USF: RB Jordan Cronkrite, 173 carries for 1,095 yards …

December 3, 2018

By JOHN LOWE, Associated Press
MORGANTOWN, W.Va. (AP) — James “Beetle” Bolden and Esa Ahmad each scored 15 points to lead West Virginia over Youngstown State 106-72 on Saturday.
It took no time at all for the offense to get started for the Mountaineers (5-2), as Bolden scored 11 points in …

December 3, 2018

By The Associated Press
No. 17 Syracuse (9-3, Atlantic Coast Conference, No. 20 College Football Playoff) vs. No. 15 West Virginia (8-3, Big 12, No. 16 CFP), Dec. 28, 5:15 p.m. ET
LOCATION: Orlando, Florida
TOP PLAYERS
Syracuse: QB Eric Dungey, 205 of 341 for 2,565 yards with 17 touchdown …

December 1, 2018

By HANK KURZ Jr., AP Sports Writer
Marshall is getting $300,000 for playing at Virginia Tech on Saturday, but Thundering Herd coach Doc Holliday says the bigger payday is more intangible.
“I guess we can call it the Blacksburg Bowl,” Holliday said earlier this week. “The great thing is the …

November 28, 2018

WINNIPEG, Manitoba (AP) — It took offense from players up and down the lineup to push the Pittsburgh Penguins past Winnipeg.
Zach Aston-Reese scored the tiebreaking goal with 5:12 remaining off a perfect pass from Phil Kessel, and the Penguins rallied past the Jets 4-3 on Tuesday …

November 28, 2018

By PETE IACOBELLI, AP Sports Writer
COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) — Hurricane Florence and the looming bowl season have South Carolina and Virginia Tech closing their football seasons against teams that were never on their schedule.
Both schools canceled games on Sept. 15 because of the Category 4 …

November 26, 2018

By RALPH D. RUSSO, AP College Football Writer
In college football’s current great debate — Ohio State or Oklahoma? — AP Top 25 voters went with the Sooners.
The Buckeyes surged to No. 6 in The Associated Press college football poll on Sunday on the strength of a record-breaking blowout of …

November 26, 2018

By The Associated Press
DENVER (AP) — Nose tackle Shelby Harris picked off Ben Roethlisberger’s 2-yard pass to Antonio Brown in the end zone with 1:03 remaining to seal Denver’s 24-17 win over Pittsburgh that snapped the Steelers’ six-game winning streak Sunday.
The Broncos (5-6) used four …

November 25, 2018

By JOHN LOWE, Associated Press
MORGANTOWN, W.Va. (AP) — Esa Ahmad and Sagaba Konate lit up in the second half and combined for 56 points to lift West Virginia over feisty Valparaiso 88-76 on Saturday.
After starting the game with only two points, both coming from the foul line, Konate lit …

November 25, 2018

BIMINI, Bahamas (AP) — Tynice Martin had 17 points and 11 rebounds, Kysre Gondrezick added 17 points and six assists and No. 25 West Virginia beat Eastern Kentucky 81-39 on Saturday at the Junkanoo Jam.
West Virginia used a 21-3 second quarter to pull away. After a 21-point first quarter, …

November 25, 2018

By DAN SCIFO, Associated Press
PITTSBURGH (AP) — Pittsburgh forward Jake Guentzel couldn’t find the back of the net for several games during the Penguins’ recent slump.
Now that the Penguins are starting to hit stride, Guentzel is starting to fill the net.
Guentzel scored his first career …

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