Skippylongstocking races to the front

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NEW CUMBERLAND, W.Va. — The plan for Daniel Alonso’s Skippylongstocking worked to perfection Aug. 6 at Mountaineer Casino, Racetrack and Resort when the 3-year-old Exaggerator colt who had been competitive in two Triple Crown races broke through with his first stakes victory in the $500,000 ...

Harris could be the next Steeler star

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PITTSBURGH — Pittsburgh Steelers running back Najee Harris enjoyed a breakout rookie season last year. Harris has been slowed by a foot injury during his second training camp with the Steelers. But the brief summer setback has allowed Harris an opportunity to pause from the daily on-field ...


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Pirates announce HOFers PITTSBURGH — The inaugural class of Pittsburgh Pirates Hall of Fame will feature 19 players, including 16 who are enshrined in the National Baseball Hall of Fame, the team announced Sunday. The inaugural class includes former Pirates greats Honus Wagner, Paul ...

Beavers sweep Rebels

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CALCUTTA — Beaver Local beat Crestview for the second straight day with a 211-229 victory on Friday at Beaver Meadows. For Beaver Local, Michael McKenzie had a 44, Kristian Lantz 45, Mikey Drushel 54 and Tori Drushel 68. For Crestview, Luke Requardt had a 42, Rod McCune 55, Tristan ...


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Saturday, August 8 8 a.m. (USA) Golf: LPGA: The AIG Women’s Open, Third Round, Muirfield, Gullane, Scotland Noon (3, 9, 11, 21) Golf: LPGA: The AIG Women’s Open, Third Round, Muirfield, Gullane, Scotland Noon (ESPN) 2022 Pro Football Hall of Fame Enshrinement Ceremony Noon (4, 5, ...

We the People has the edge

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NEW CUMBERLAND, W.Va. — In three of his five starts dating back to his debut in February, We the People was more than good. He not only won the three races, but the combined winning margin was 21 lengths. We the People is one of seven 3-year-olds entered in the $500,000 Grade III West ...