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MORGANTOWN -- Break out the pepperoni rolls, although they may be hard to eat through your masks. Also stock up on the beer and the brats and burgers, because we are going to have football this fall and now we know when and where the games will be played.

I am not certain about you, but I was ready for some good news this week. Call it pandemic-fatigue, underlying stress, fear or anxiety for the future or whatever — I am not qualified to be discussing the state of our mental well-being and I best leave that to the trained professionals. Havin… Read more

As college football fans across the country just hope there will be a season, Marshall, through no fault of its own, has had to sit by and watch its schedule get hacked to pieces. Read more

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The bad news: The final-round “Battle of the Titans” golf fans have been clamoring for — Brooks “Big Game” Koepka vs. Bryson “The Brain” DeChambeau with a tournament on the line — won’t be coming to a PGA Championship near you. At least not on this Sunday. Read more

It’s that time of year again, and I’m thinking about making it an annual column: The Top 10 Boat Names for the year according to Boat Owners Association of The United States (BoatUS). Why not? The Emmy nominations were recently announced, so why not have a creative top ten list for those of … Read more

It’s that time of year again and I’m thinking about making it an annual column: The Top 10 Boat Names for the year according to Boat Owners Association of The United States (BoatUS). Why not? The Emmy nominations were recently announced, so why not have a creative top ten list for those of u… Read more

MORGANTOWN — We may or may not have a world with college football but right now it appears we are going to have a world without the Big 12’s Virtual Media Day, which was cancelled by the league Thursday for the second time and not rescheduled. Read more

HUNTINGTON — Due to ongoing construction at the Bluestone Dam in Hinton, the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers has announced plans to close the area immediately below the dam to the public beginning Friday. Read more

While leaving open the opportunity for conferences to compete, the National Association of Intercollegiate Athletics Council of Presidents voted Tuesday to postpone the national championships for most fall sports until spring 2021. Read more

Ask anyone who spends time on the water this summer and I’m betting they are seeing an increase in boating and fishing. In my small circle of friends, we certainly are. It is noticeable at the boat ramps, near-capacity parking lots and even on the shelves of tackle stores. Outdoor recreation… Read more

Blake Hunt isn't sure what's next in his baseball career, knowing only that he would love the chance to play at the college level. If that doesn't happen, he's at least enjoying one last shot at high school ball. Read more

Every year around this time, our WVDNR publishes and announces the upcoming season’s hunting and trapping regulations. In the regulation booklet, there is a page or two dedicated to summarizing the changes to the regulations for the upcoming year. Some years there are very few changes. Some … Read more

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WASHINGTON (AP) — The coronavirus-shortened Major League Baseball season finally started amid the pandemic Thursday night with plenty of unusual elements — zero fans, umpires wearing masks, Washington star Juan Soto sidelined by COVID-19, all Nationals and Yankees kneeling together before th… Read more

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WASHINGTON (AP) — Highlighting the pitfalls of beginning the baseball season amid a pandemic, Washington Nationals slugger Juan Soto tested positive for COVID-19 and was put on the injured list Thursday, hours before the 2019 World Series champions were scheduled to face the New York Yankees… Read more

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ATLANTA (AP) — There is no room for negotiation on one key point as Atlanta organizers consider multiple contingency plans for three season-opening games during the coronavirus pandemic: Without fans, the games can't be played in Mercedes-Benz Stadium. Read more

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