Eisner upsets Djokovic
MASON, Ohio — Novak Djokovic’s bid to become the first player to win all nine Masters events has been put on hold for at least another year.
Top-ranked American John Isner upset Djokovic 7-6 (5), 3-6, 7-5 in the quarterfinals of the Western & Southern Open on Friday.
The world’s top-ranked player has never won Cincinnati, losing in the finals four times. He lost to Roger Federer in the title match last year.
Steelers’ Bell returns to practice
LATROBE, Pa. — Pittsburgh Steelers rookie running back Le’Veon Bell said Friday the left knee injury he re-aggravated during practice a day earlier isn’t believed to be serious.
The second-round draft pick called the injury “nothing major” and practiced in a limited capacity Friday. He did not participate in team drills.
Coach Mike Tomlin said Bell has a “clean bill of health.” It remains uncertain whether Bell will be available when the Steelers play in Washington on Monday night.
Slow-pitch softball tourney Aug. 24
KEYSER, W.Va. — There will be a men’s slow-pitch softball tournament Saturday, Aug. 24 at Larinum Park. For information, call Butch Mason at 304-788-0990, Chip Mason 304-813-5429 or Craig Courtney at 304-788-5511.
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Funkstown hands Cecil its 1st loss
One big inning is all Funkstown needed Friday afternoon.
One big day is what the Washington County team needs today to repeat as American Legion baseball state champions.
Tri-State takes two games from Cumberland
Brent Parrish doubled, singled and knocked in three runs and Brian Powell tossed a four-hitter to lift unbeaten Tri-State to a 9-3 victory over Cumberland in Pen-Mar-WV action Thursday at Holler Field.
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Earnhardt has high hopes for Pocono sweep
Dale Earnhardt Jr. landed at Pocono in need of a cleaning tool.
“Lookin for a broom,” he tweeted.
Strahan expects emotions to flow at HOF induction
Michael Strahan is pleased to know he is scheduled to go last during the Pro Football Hall of Fame induction ceremonies.
Orioles fall to Angels in 13 innings, 1-0
Albert Pujols put Los Angeles in front with an RBI single, and the Angels held on for a 1-0 victory over the Baltimore Orioles that averted a three-game sweep.
Post 13 eliminated, 5-4
Funkstown Post 211 used a three-run first inning and a pair of single-run innings, and limited the damage on Fort Cumberland Post 13’s 11 hits to notch a 5-4 victory to advance and eliminate the tournament host Thursday in the third round of the Maryland American Legion State Baseball Tournament at Hamilton Field.
Hold on a minute ... we know these guys
Tom Bosley says this isn’t the Garrett County revival of “Space Cowboys”. They’re just getting the band back together — Bosley, Don Stemple, Oren Yoder and Matt Redinger. They’ve been there, done that, and they’re ready, willing and able to be there and do it again.
Pee Wee football openings exist
The following teams of the Tri-State Pee Wee Football League have openings for players, ages 6 and not yet 12: Cumberland Cardinals, contact Norm Spencer, 301-697-0420; Cumberland Raiders, contact Chad Hamilton, 240-362-1800; Cresaptown Eagles, contact Dave Freeman, 240-727-0302; LaVale Lions, contact Ken Ward, 301-616-4773, and Ridgeley Hawks, contact Grant Shoemaker, 301-697-7657.
Players interested in playing for the Cardinals should report to Bowers Field Monday, Aug. 4, 6 p.m.
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