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Burrow throws 3 TDs, Bengals drop listless Steelers 24-10

By WILL GRAVES AP Sports Writer PITTSBURGH (AP) — It's not enough to talk about changing the culture, something Zac Taylor started doing the moment he took over as Cincinnati Bengals head coach more than two years ago. At some point, the platitudes need to turn into something far more ...

Brkic’s last-second FG lifts No. 4 Oklahoma past W. Virginia

By CLIFF BRUNT AP Sports Writer NORMAN, Okla. (AP) — Another day, another ugly win for Oklahoma. Gabe Brkic's 30-yard field goal as time expired gave the fourth-ranked Sooners a 16-13 win over West Virginia on Saturday night. Oklahoma started its final possession at its 8-yard line with ...

Peoples, Noel lead Appalachian State over Marshal 31-30

BOONE, N.C. (AP) — Camerun Peoples ran for three touchdowns and Nate Noel rushed for 87 of his 187 yards on a game-saving drive and Appalachian State defeated Marshall 31-30 on Thursday night. After Chandler Stanton's 45-yard field goal put the Mountaineers on top with 5:45 to play, the ...

WVU’s Bartlett tries to stay positive after brother’s death

By JOHN RABY AP Sports Writer Jared Bartlett's infectious smile and occasional giggle answering questions after his best game at West Virginia only temporarily masked the pain of his older brother's hit-and-run death three months ago. After the death was mentioned by West Virginia coach Neal ...

No. 4 Oklahoma opens Big 12 play vs. West Virginia

By CLIFF BRUNT AP Sports Writer NORMAN, Okla. (AP) — It wasn't pretty, but No. 4 Oklahoma manage to escape its non-conference slate unscathed. Though the Sooners barely squeaked out victories over Tulane and Nebraska that were supposed to be blowout wins, their goal of a national title ...

WVU hosts No. 15 Hokies at sold-out Mountaineer Field

By The Associated Press undefined No. 15 Virginia Tech (2-0) at West Virginia (1-1), Saturday at noon EDT (FS1). Line: Virginia Tech by 2 1/2, according to FanDuel Sportsbook. Series record: West Virginia leads 28-23-1. WHAT'S AT STAKE? The Black Diamond Trophy. Virginia Tech has won three ...

Mahle, Reds avoid sweep, edge Pirates 1-0

By WILL GRAVES AP Sports Writer PITTSBURGH (AP) — Cincinnati Reds reliever Mychal Givens has been around long enough to understand the rhythms of a season. Funks happen. What defines a team is how it responds to them. With the Reds staggering at the end of a frustrating nine-game road trip, ...

Harper homers, rallies Phils from 7 down in 17-8 win vs Cubs

By DAN GELSTON AP Sports Writer PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Bryce Harper keeps earning those "MVP!" chants in Philly. Harper doubled to start a seven-run, game-tying rally in the fourth inning, doubled in the go-ahead run in the sixth and sealed the Philadelphia Phillies' 17-8 win over the Chicago ...

No. 15 Virginia Tech, WVU battle for Black Diamond Trophy

By JOHN RABY AP Sports Writer MORGANTOWN, W.Va. (AP) — The Black Diamond Trophy has been in No. 15 Virginia Tech's possession since the current players were preschoolers. It's time to dust off the prize that has symbolized the rivalry between the Hokies (2-0) and West Virginia (1-1), which ...

Young WVU QB thrives, status unknown vs No. 15 Virginia Tech

By JOHN RABY AP Sports Writer MORGANTOWN, W.Va. (AP) — West Virginia coach Neal Brown is making no promises to fans clamoring for more from dual-threat backup quarterback Garrett Greene. Greene had an impressive 2021 debut, giving a needed boost to the Mountaineers' running game against a ...