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Hurts scores 5 TDs, Sooners roll past West Virginia 52-14

Oct. 19, 2019 5:44 PM EDT

NORMAN, Okla. (AP) — After No. 5 Oklahoma downed rival Texas last week, coach Lincoln Riley said a true test for the Sooners would be how they bounced back from that emotional game to face West Virginia as the heavy favorite. Riley was pleased with the results. Jalen Hurts passed for 316 yards and three...

Kendall returns with West Virginia to face No. 5 Oklahoma

Oct. 18, 2019 3:23 PM EDT

NORMAN, Okla. (AP) — Quarterback Austin Kendall always wanted to lead his football team onto Oklahoma's Owen Field, seeking a win over a Big 12 Conference rival before another sellout crowd. He will, though he will be wearing a West Virginia jersey while doing so. Kendall, who spent the past three years as...

The Latest: Billionaire gov says he wasn't aware of subsidy

Oct. 17, 2019 5:38 PM EDT

LEWISBURG, W.Va. (AP) — The Latest on The family of the billionaire governor of West Virginia getting a $125,000 taxpayer subsidy (all times local): 5:00 p.m. The billionaire governor of West Virginia says he didn't know one of his family businesses took in a $125,000 federal subsidy meant to help farmers...

APNewsBreak: Billionaire governor's family farms get subsidy

Oct. 17, 2019 5:38 PM EDT

LEWISBURG, W.Va. (AP) — A farming business owned by the family of West Virginia's billionaire governor has received $125,000 in soybean and corn subsidies, the maximum allowed from a federal program meant to help American farmers through the U.S. trade war with China. There is no evidence Gov. Jim Justice...

No. 5 Oklahoma looks to continue dominance of West Virginia

Oct. 17, 2019 1:53 PM EDT

West Virginia (3-3, 1-2 Big 12) at No. 5 Oklahoma (6-0, 3-0 Big 12), Saturday at 12 p.m. EDT (Fox). Line: Oklahoma by 33½ Series record: Oklahoma leads 9-2. WHAT'S AT STAKE? Oklahoma wants to avoid an upset that surely would dim the Sooners' hopes of making the College Football Playoff and could use a...

APNewsBreak: West Virginia billionaire Gov. Justice's family farms received $125,000 from federal trade-war subsidy

Oct. 17, 2019 10:14 AM EDT
LEWISBURG, W.Va. (AP) — APNewsBreak: West Virginia billionaire Gov. Justice's family farms received $125,000 from federal trade-war subsidy.

Attorney: Lawsuit planned over VA hospital death in WVa

Oct. 16, 2019 6:59 PM EDT

CHARLESTON, W.Va. (AP) — An attorney representing the family of a patient who died at a Veterans Affairs hospital in West Virginia says he plans to sue over what he believes is the man's suspicious death from a wrongful insulin injection. Charleston attorney Tony O'Dell said a notice of a pending lawsuit...

WVU defense leans on youngsters with No. 5 Sooners looming

Oct. 15, 2019 6:19 PM EDT

MORGANTOWN, W.Va. (AP) — West Virginia's defense has turned to a group of freshmen to shore up a depleted unit during the most difficult part of the schedule. West Virginia used safety Tykee Smith and cornerbacks Nicktroy Fortune and Tae Mayo in a 38-14 loss to Iowa State on Saturday. The youngsters will...

Frosh RB Hall leads Iowa State over West Virginia 38-14

Oct. 12, 2019 8:28 PM EDT

MORGANTOWN, W.Va. (AP) — Breece Hall may have given Iowa State the dependable option at running back the Cyclones have been looking for since star David Montgomery left. The freshman rushed for 132 yards and scored three touchdowns to lead Iowa State to a 38-14 victory over West Virginia on Saturday night...

Marshall pulls away late, beats Old Dominion 31-17

Oct. 12, 2019 6:06 PM EDT

HUNTINGTON, W.Va. (AP) — Isaiah Green accounted for two first-half touchdowns, and Brenden Knox added a late score to help Marshall beat Old Dominion 31-17 on Saturday. Knox, who finished with 104 yards rushing on 24 carries, had a 6-yard TD run with 3:55 remaining that capped a 10-play, nearly six-minute...