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James Monroe beats Independence to advance to State Tournament Video included

James Monroe defeats Independence 13-1 to advance to the State Tournament. 

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Stand or stay out of sight: NFL takes on anthem protesters

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NFL owners have approved a new policy aimed at addressing the firestorm over national anthem protests, permitting players to stay in the locker room during the "The Star-Spangled Banner" but requiring them to stand if they come to the field. More>>

Fayetteville and Wyoming East fall in state softball tournament Video included

Fayetteville and Wyoming East fall in the state softball tournament on Wednesday. 

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WVU caravan invades Princeton Video included

The annual WVU caravan made its way to Princeton on Tuesday night

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High School baseball scoreboard 05/22 Video included

High School Baseball 05/22: 

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James Monroe and Charleston Catholic take 1-0 series leads Video included

James Monroe and Charleston Catholic each came away victorious on Monday night in game one of their respective Class Regional finals. 

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High School sports scoreboard 05/21 Video included

High School sports scoreboard 05/21: 

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Poll: Half of Americans approve of legal sports betting

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A new poll finds half of Americans approve of legal sports betting. More>>

Greater Beckley's Riffe signs with Bluefield College Video included

Greater Beckley Christian's Brett Riffe signed his letter of intent with Bluefield College on Friday. 

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Graham soccer splits with Virginia High Video included

Graham soccer splits their doubleheader with Virginia High on Thursday night. 

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Pikeview's Justice and Hager sign letters of intent Video included

Pikeview student athletes Braxton Justice and Joshua Hager signed letters of intent on Thursday. 

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Princeton's Cline signs with Alderson Broaddus Video included

Princeton softball player Rachel Cline signed her letter of intent with Alderson Broaddus on Thursday. 

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Fayetteville softball advances to the State Tournament Video included

Fayetteville softball defeated Greenbrier West 22-14 to punch a ticket to next week's State Tournament.

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  • MLB panel says baseballs getting extra lift, cause unknown

    MLB panel says baseballs getting extra lift, cause unknown

    Friday, May 25 2018 2:56 AM EDT2018-05-25 06:56:10 GMT
    (AP Photo/Mark J. Terrill, File). FILE - In this May 2, 2018, file photo, Los Angeles Angels' Albert Pujols, right, hits a solo home run in front of Baltimore Orioles catcher Caleb Joseph, left, and home plate umpire Roberto Ortiz during the first inni...(AP Photo/Mark J. Terrill, File). FILE - In this May 2, 2018, file photo, Los Angeles Angels' Albert Pujols, right, hits a solo home run in front of Baltimore Orioles catcher Caleb Joseph, left, and home plate umpire Roberto Ortiz during the first inni...
    Baseballs really are getting extra lift, and it's not from batters' exaggerated upper cuts, according to a committee of researchers hired by the commissioner's office.More >>
    Baseballs really are getting extra lift, and it's not from batters' exaggerated upper cuts, according to a committee of researchers hired by the commissioner's office.More >>
  • Arizona outlasts Alabama for NCAA women's golf title

    Arizona outlasts Alabama for NCAA women's golf title

    Thursday, May 24 2018 12:36 AM EDT2018-05-24 04:36:06 GMT
    (AP Photo/Sue Ogrocki). Arizona's Haley Moore watches her shot from the fourth tee during the final round of the NCAA Division I Women's Golf Championships in Stillwater, Okla., Wednesday, May 23, 2018.(AP Photo/Sue Ogrocki). Arizona's Haley Moore watches her shot from the fourth tee during the final round of the NCAA Division I Women's Golf Championships in Stillwater, Okla., Wednesday, May 23, 2018.
    Haley Moore beat Lakareber Abe with a birdie on the first extra hole to give Arizona a 3-2 victory over Alabama in the NCAA women's golf championship.More >>
    Haley Moore beat Lakareber Abe with a birdie on the first extra hole to give Arizona a 3-2 victory over Alabama in the NCAA women's golf championship.More >>
  • Rangers hire Boston University's David Quinn as coach

    Rangers hire Boston University's David Quinn as coach

    Wednesday, May 23 2018 11:16 PM EDT2018-05-24 03:16:58 GMT
    The New York Rangers have hired Boston University's David Quinn as their new head coach.More >>
    The New York Rangers have hired Boston University's David Quinn as their new head coach.More >>
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  • NFL's policy could mean a new playbook on protests this fall

    NFL's policy could mean a new playbook on protests this fall

    Friday, May 25 2018 3:03 AM EDT2018-05-25 07:03:39 GMT
    (AP Photo/Marcio Jose Sanchez, File). FILE - In this Monday, Sept. 12, 2016, file photo, San Francisco 49ers safety Eric Reid (35) and quarterback Colin Kaepernick (7) kneel during the national anthem before an NFL football game against the Los Angeles...(AP Photo/Marcio Jose Sanchez, File). FILE - In this Monday, Sept. 12, 2016, file photo, San Francisco 49ers safety Eric Reid (35) and quarterback Colin Kaepernick (7) kneel during the national anthem before an NFL football game against the Los Angeles...
    Now that the NFL is drawing the line against players kneeling during the national anthem, athletes protesting police brutality and racial inequality may need to find a new playbook this fall.More >>
    Now that the NFL is drawing the line against players kneeling during the national anthem, athletes protesting police brutality and racial inequality may need to find a new playbook this fall.More >>
  • Body camera video is latest setback for Milwaukee police

    Body camera video is latest setback for Milwaukee police

    Friday, May 25 2018 2:56 AM EDT2018-05-25 06:56:28 GMT
    (Milwaukee Police Department via AP). This Jan. 26, 2018 police body-camera footage released by Milwaukee Police Department shows NBA Bucks guard Sterling Brown as he talks to arresting police officers after being shot by a stun gun in a Walgreens park...(Milwaukee Police Department via AP). This Jan. 26, 2018 police body-camera footage released by Milwaukee Police Department shows NBA Bucks guard Sterling Brown as he talks to arresting police officers after being shot by a stun gun in a Walgreens park...
    Community groups in Milwaukee are criticizing police over newly released body-camera footage of Bucks player Sterling Brown's January arrest.More >>
    Community groups in Milwaukee are criticizing police over newly released body-camera footage of Bucks player Sterling Brown's January arrest.More >>
  • MLB panel says baseballs getting extra lift, cause unknown

    MLB panel says baseballs getting extra lift, cause unknown

    Friday, May 25 2018 2:56 AM EDT2018-05-25 06:56:10 GMT
    (AP Photo/Mark J. Terrill, File). FILE - In this May 2, 2018, file photo, Los Angeles Angels' Albert Pujols, right, hits a solo home run in front of Baltimore Orioles catcher Caleb Joseph, left, and home plate umpire Roberto Ortiz during the first inni...(AP Photo/Mark J. Terrill, File). FILE - In this May 2, 2018, file photo, Los Angeles Angels' Albert Pujols, right, hits a solo home run in front of Baltimore Orioles catcher Caleb Joseph, left, and home plate umpire Roberto Ortiz during the first inni...
    Baseballs really are getting extra lift, and it's not from batters' exaggerated upper cuts, according to a committee of researchers hired by the commissioner's office.More >>
    Baseballs really are getting extra lift, and it's not from batters' exaggerated upper cuts, according to a committee of researchers hired by the commissioner's office.More >>
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    Matthew Schwartz joined WVVA as the Weekend Sports Anchor/MMJ in May of 2016, following a career in newspapers as a Sports Writer/Reporter at the Martinsville Bulletin in Martinsville, Va and prior to that as a Production Assistant at WMC-TV in Memphis, Tennessee. 

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    Matthew Schwartz joined WVVA as the Weekend Sports Anchor/MMJ in May of 2016, following a career in newspapers as a Sports Writer/Reporter at the Martinsville Bulletin in Martinsville, Va and prior to that as a Production Assistant at WMC-TV in Memphis, Tennessee. 

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