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WVU’s Phillip finds perfect fit, role in Morgantown
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WVU’s Phillip finds perfect fit, role in Morgantown

MORGANTOWN — The conversation that brought Tarik Phillip to West Virginia was going nowhere.

Mitch Vingle: Kanawha Valley gets a peek at WVU signee Bender
Mitch Vingle: Kanawha Valley gets a peek at WVU signee Bender

If you live in the Kanawha Valley and wish to see WVU signee Maciej “Magic” Bender play hoops, this is the week for you.

Norman Chad: Broncos proved to be Newton’s Kryptonite

“Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice” opens in theaters next month. This month — in the guise of Super Bowl L — we just had “Sheriff v Superman: Justice at Dusk.” Somehow, the aging local lawman/pizza pitchman...

Broncos sack Panthers, win Super Bowl 50
Broncos sack Panthers, win Super Bowl 50

SANTA CLARA, Calif. — Peyton Manning gave himself a chance to have Super ending to his career, and Von Miller and the Denver defense made the plays to secure the title for the Broncos.

Doug Smock: Looking back at Marshall’s Class of 2011
Doug Smock: Looking back at Marshall’s Class of 2011

As you watch the progression — or the lack thereof — of the players who signed last week to play football at Marshall, keep the class of 2011 in mind.

Huggins helped Miles escape slump
Huggins helped Miles escape slump

MORGANTOWN — Daxter Miles’ breakout performance Saturday from a slump that had bound him the entire Big 12 season was not about relief for No. 14 West Virginia.

WVU recruiting: Strong finish to recruiting season could mean fast start next cycle
WVU recruiting: Strong finish to recruiting season could mean fast start next cycle

Just as it can be a major factor in the heat of the game, momentum can play a huge role in recruiting. One commit can lead to another, which leads to another, and the snowball effect begins. Good players want to play with good players, so recruits pay ...

SUPER BOWL 50: Manning, Newton take center stage
SUPER BOWL 50: Manning, Newton take center stage

SANTA CLARA, Calif. —Peyton Manning’s last game? Cam Newton’s finest moment?

WVU soccer standout Buchanan wins Hardman Award
WVU soccer standout Buchanan wins Hardman Award

MORGANTOWN — Kadeisha Buchanan frequently gazes at the statue of West Virginia University basketball legend Jerry West as she walks into the Coliseum in Morgantown.

Mitch Vingle: The game within WVU’s impressive game
Mitch Vingle: The game within WVU’s impressive game

MORGANTOWN — What a crazy, crazy world we live in, eh?

WVU beats Baylor, takes over top spot in Big 12
WVU beats Baylor, takes over top spot in Big 12

MORGANTOWN — Plenty happened in the game to prove the eventual point, but what happened just after West Virginia tipped against Baylor Saturday night made it all possible.

Frank Giardina: Broncos, ‘Pig’ and ’60s KVC hoops

I lived my early childhood in the coal region community of Gary in McDowell County, where we all worshipped the Gary High School Coaldiggers and were fierce rivals with the Welch Maroon Wave, the Big Creek Owls, the Northfork Blue Demons and the...

Charleston snaps losing streak, beats Urbana
Charleston snaps losing streak, beats Urbana

University of Charleston men’s basketball coach Dwaine Osborne demanded three things from his Golden Eagles before they took the court Saturday afternoon against Urbana. They were the three things he didn’t see in their last game, a loss ...

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WVU

WVU reinstates Jonathan Holton from suspension
No. 10 WVU mixes and matches lineups
Mike Casazza: Big 12 title still there for WVU’s taking
No. 24 WVU women beat visiting Iowa State
WVU’s Huggins visits Charleston to see signee Bender

Marshall University

Chuck McGill: Wrestling belts will be a hit at Marshall
Marshall, Western Kentucky rested and ready for tonight’s contest
C-USA notebook: Down year for league could cost UAB
Marshall hires Pepe Pearson as running backs coach
Notebook: Rematches loom for Marshall basketball

Prep Sports

Columnists

Mitch Vingle: Civic Center, Huggins and hoops notes
Mitch Vingle: Dots, Frampton, Cuffee still worth price of admission
Mitch Vingle: Kanawha Valley gets a peek at WVU signee Bender
Norman Chad: Broncos proved to be Newton’s Kryptonite
Doug Smock: Looking back at Marshall’s Class of 2011

MEC Sports

State prepping for un-MEC matchup, UC back to conference business as usual
Defense rules as UC tops visiting Wesleyan
Roundup: Morris, Glenville State beat WVSU men
WVSU men trying to improve bit by bit
UC’s Hughes striking better balance of athleticism, technique

National Sports

Manning spoils his fans again, walks off with a second title
Broncos sack Panthers, win Super Bowl 50
SUPER BOWL 50: Manning, Newton take center stage