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Schauffele birdies final hole to win Greenbrier Classic

By JOHN RABY, AP Sports Writer WHITE SULPHUR SPRINGS, W.Va. (AP) — A strong finish in the U.S. Open late month helped prepare Xander Schauffele for the nerve-racking grind of chasing a title on the PGA Tour. The rookie made a 3-foot birdie putt on the final hole Sunday to win The Greenbrier ...

Parkersburg High crew team dedicates boat to late teammate

By JEFF SAULTON, The Parkersburg News and Sentinel PARKERSBURG, W.Va. (AP) — Current and former members of the Parkersburg High School Big Red Crew came together this past Wednesday to celebrate the memory of a teammate and friend who died in an automobile accident last year. Morgan Grimm, ...

State: Florida racing greyhounds test positive for cocaine

By TAMARA LUSH, Associated Press At least 12 greyhound racing dogs in Florida have tested positive for cocaine, and their trainer has had his license suspended. It's at least the second instance this year of racing greyhounds testing positive for cocaine. The dogs raced at Bestbet Orange Park ...

West Virginia to open men’s basketball season in Germany

MORGANTOWN, W.Va. (AP) — West Virginia will open the 2017-18 men's basketball season against Texas A&M in Germany. WVU announced the non-conference portion of its schedule Monday. The Mountaineers and Aggies will meet Nov. 10 in the Armed Forces Classic in Ramstein-Miesenbach, ...

West Virginia adds football transfers from Alabama, Miami

MORGANTOWN, W.Va. (AP) — West Virginia says it had added two transfers on offense for the 2018 season. Football coach Dana Holgorsen announced Monday the additions of tight end Jovani Haskins and wide receiver T.J. Simmons. The 6-foot-4, 245-pound Haskins redshirted at Miami as a freshman ...

Mercer, Harrison homer in Pittsburgh’s win over St. Louis

By WARREN MAYES, Associated Press ST. LOUIS (AP) — When it comes to taking one for the team, the Pirates can count on Josh Harrison. Harrison was hit by a pitch to drive in a run. He also homered and scored a run after hitting a double in a 7-3 Pittsburgh victory over the St. Louis ...

QB Will Grier cleared to play at WVU at start of season

MORGANTOWN, W.Va. (AP) — The NCAA has cleared transfer quarterback Will Grier to play at West Virginia at the start of the season. West Virginia coach Dana Holgorsen confirmed Grier's eligibility Tuesday. While at Florida, Grier was suspended by the NCAA in October 2015 for one year for ...

Man shouts at Lions players, removed from team facility

By Larry Lage AP Sports Writer ALLEN PARK, Mich. (AP) — A man had to be escorted from the Detroit Lions’ minicamp after approaching a field and shouting as players and coaches were practicing. The man went past an unlocked gate Tuesday and approached the field, at one point yelling ...

Clemens’ son among familiar names on Day 2 of MLB draft

By Dennis Waszak Jr. AP Sports Writer NEW YORK (AP) — Another Rocket is headed to Toronto. The Blue Jays selected University of Texas first baseman Kacy Clemens — son of Roger — in the eighth round of the Major League Baseball draft on Tuesday. The younger Clemens hit .305 for the ...