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Marshall holds Colorado State 31-28 in New Mexico Bowl

By RUSSELL CONTRERAS, Associated Press ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — Leading up to the New Mexico Bowl, Marshall wide receiver Tyre Brady kept hearing about Colorado State's explosive offense. Doubters were overlooking the Thundering Herd's own weapons, he thought. So when Brady's chance came in ...

Marshall downs Ohio 99-96 in OT on Penava’s career night

HUNTINGTON, W.Va. (AP) — Ajdin Penava set career highs with 33 points and 15 rebounds, C.J. Burks scored a career-high 31, and Marshall held off Ohio 99-96 in overtime on Saturday to win its fourth straight. Burks hit two free throws, Penava made a layup and Marshall led 96-92 with 49 ...

Davenport leads No. 10 WVU women over Radford 75-55

By JOHN RABY, AP Sports Writer CHARLESTON, W.Va. (AP) — The injuries are adding up for No. 10 West Virginia, and coach Mike Carey is hoping to find the right combination of players with the start of the Big 12 season just two weeks away. Kristina King, one of the Mountaineers' most ...

Heisman 2018: WVU’s Grier in Early Talk

By RALPH D. RUSSO, AP College Football Writer The 2018 Heisman Trophy race could be wide open. There will be no returning winner, with Oklahoma quarterback Baker Mayfield becoming the first senior to win the award since 2006. Louisville quarterback Lamar Jackson, the 2016 winner and a ...

No. 10 West Virginia women cruise past Coppin State 101-43

By JOHN LOWE, Associated Press MORGANTOWN, W.Va. (AP) — After three Power 5 games, there wasn't much for No. 10 West Virginia to learn on Sunday. Coach Mike Carey was less than pleased with the some of his players' habits as the Mountaineers cruised to victory over Coppin State, ...

Carter, West lead No. 18 WVU over No. 15 Virginia 68-61

By JOHN RABY, AP Sports Writer MORGANTOWN, W.Va. (AP) — West Virginia's Jevon Carter is doing so much more nowadays than just being a key to Bob Huggins' smothering defense. Carter had 23 points, 10 rebounds and seven assists to lead No. 18 West Virginia to a 68-61 victory over No. 15 ...

Marshall downs Chattanooga behind Burks’ 23 points

HUNTINGTON, W.Va. (AP) — C.J. Burks scored 23 points on 10-of-20 shooting, Jon Elmore added 22 points, and Marshall beat former Southern Conference rival Chattanooga 70-66 on Tuesday night for the first time since departing the league in 1997. Chattanooga took a 62-60 lead on Makale ...

Steelers’ Smith-Schuster, Bengals’ Iloka each banned 1 game

NEW YORK (AP) — Pittsburgh Steelers rookie wide receiver JuJu Smith-Schuster and Cincinnati Bengals cornerback George Iloka have been suspended one game each by the NFL for violating league safety rules. Smith-Schuster was flagged for unnecessary roughness and taunting after a blindside hit ...

Discipline starts fallout for cringe-worthy Steelers-Bengals

By JOE KAY, AP Sports Writer CINCINNATI (AP) — Two players carted off, two others suspended, many fines to follow. One of the NFL's nastiest rivalries set new lows in prime time, forcing fans to avert their eyes. What's to be done about this long-running animosity between the Steelers ...

Brown, Boswell lead Steelers to 23-20 win over Bengals

By JOE KAY, AP Sports Writer CINCINNATI (AP) — Chris Boswell kicked a field goal on the final play shortly after Antonio Brown caught a 6-yard touchdown pass — taking a hit to the head while landing in the end zone — and the Pittsburgh Steelers pulled off another improbable comeback ...