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BRISTOL, Tenn. — The winner climbed from his car and immediately apologized for denying an underdog his first career victory. The runner-up, in tears over his near miss, was raucously embraced by the crowd for his oh-so-close effort.

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PITTSBURGH — Mason Rudolph guided a long first-half touchdown drive to perhaps nudge ahead of Josh Dobbs in the race to be the backup behind Ben Roethlisberger and the Pittsburgh Steelers beat the Kansas City Chiefs 17-7 on Saturday night.

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HOUSTON — Deshaun Watson took advantage of one series in his preseason debut looking sharp in directing a 75-yard drive capped by a 4-yard touchdown pass to DeAndre Hopkins to help the Houston Texans to a 30-23 win over the Detroit Lions on Saturday night.

CUMBERLAND — Focused on the future with an eye on the past, Allegany College of Maryland officials revealed plans they hope will increase the success of their student-athletes and athletic teams and programs Friday morning.

OAKLAND — Southern Garrett High School head wrestling coach Dave Taylor will be inducted in the Maryland Chapter of the National Wrestling Hall of Fame at a ceremony on Oct. 6 in Annapolis. Taylor is among five inductees selected to join the hall of fame in its 2019 class, an honor for coach…

LANDOVER, Md. — Washington first-round pick Dwayne Haskins made strong throws and his share of mistakes, and fellow rookie Ryan Finley continued to make his case to be Cincinnati's backup quarterback in the Bengals' 23-13 victory over the Redskins on Thursday night in each team's second pres…

BALTIMORE — Lamar Jackson directed two scoring drives during a limited appearance, had an impressive touchdown run erased by a penalty and sparked the Baltimore Ravens to a 26-13 victory over the Green Bay Packers, who played Thursday night without quarterback Aaron Rodgers.

ANAHEIM, Calif. — Los Angeles Angels slugger Albert Pujols doesn't want to talk about his growing list of accomplishments until his career comes to an end.

SOUTH WILLIAMSPORT, Pa. — Maddy Freking's left foot points back toward home plate as she assumes her stance inside a mesh batting cage on the grounds of Little League headquarters. The bat head swivels slightly as she stands tall, with that angled left foot helping her stay square to the pit…

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ROMNEY, W.Va. - Viola Ansley Combs, 87, of Romney, died Saturday, Aug. 17, 2019. Friends will be received at Shaffer Funeral Home, Romney, on Monday, Aug. 19, from 6 to 8 p.m. Services will be conducted in the funeral home Tuesday, Aug. 20, 2019, at 11 a.m. Visit www.shafferfuneral.com for c…