West Virginia

The Insane Dirt Drags of West Virginia

This video is madness. Top Fuel motorcycles, the most violent drag-racing machines on the planet, square off at a dirt strip, where they have no …

Drag Racing

We Urgently Need to Find a Replacement for King Coal’s Disappearing Jobs

The story of Appalachia is central to the story of America.<p>And this American story is currently in jeopardy.<p>When we consider what it means to be …

Pack Line Pledge! Virginia’s Defense Holds Against Wake Forest

Virginia Cavaliers fans experienced a little bit of a scare as the Hoos were down at halftime for just the second time this season—the other resulted …

Wake Forest University

Offshore betting sites already releasing Week 1 SEC lines

As usual, the SEC is participating in some pretty big games during 2018’s opening weekend. But if it feels like it might be a little too early for …

College Football

WVU visits TCU after rout of Texas

<b>FORT WORTH, Texas</b> — Considering recent road conditions in the Mountain State, perhaps it’s more correct to say No. 6 WVU hit a pothole, rather than a …

College Basketball

Cyclones wrestling continues hot streak, comes back to defeat West Virginia

CLOSE<p>The first-year head coach has been impressed with the former Ames standout.<p>It would appear that the Iowa State wrestling team has officially …

College Basketball

Sports calendar, Jan. 22-23

MONDAY<p>College basketball<p>Men<p>4p<p>North Carolina at Virginia Tech <b>ESPN</b><p>4p<p>Holy Cross at American <b>CBSSN</b><p>4p<p>Maryland at Indiana <b>FS1</b><p>4p<p>Iowa State at Texas <b>ESPNU</b><p>5p<p>Nebraska at Ohio State <b>BigTen</b><p>6p<p>West Virginia at TCU <b>ESPN</b><p>6p<p>Michigan State at Illinois <b>FS1</b><p>6p<p>Kansas State at Baylor <b>ESPNU</b><p>Women<p>4p<p>Ohio State at Maryland <b>ESPN2</b><p>4p<p>LSU …

College Basketball

Retiring in 2018? Here are the best and worst states for affordability

Maurie Backman, The Motley Fool<p>Each year, countless workers rack their brains trying to determine whether the time is right to bring their careers to a close.<p>But while deciding what age to retire is certainly important, it's just as crucial to figure out where to retire. After all, once you stop …

Retirement

SI Names 5 Teams On The Rise In 2018

These five teams should see more success in the upcoming season.<p>Football is almost over. The college football season concluded in spectacular fashion …

Sports

US coal industry saw little growth in 2017 despite White House push

The Trump administration has been eager to prop up the US coal industry despite evidence that it's in a steep decline. But did it have much of an effect? Not really. <i>Reuters</i> has obtained preliminary Mining Health and Safety Administration data showing that there was negligible job growth in coal …

Energy

West Virginia hunters kill 108,160 deer in 2017

CHARLESTON, W.Va. (AP) - State wildlife officials say the number of white-tailed deer killed in West Virginia during the recently completed hunting …

Wildlife

Notebook: Kansas Bids ‘zbogom’ to Billy Preston as he Signs with Bosnian Team

how do you solve a problem like maria?Kansas NewsKU’s Billy Preston signs with Bosnian professional team<br>The freshman forward signed a contract with …

Basketball

Resiliency, toughness carry Bolden against Texas

“I told myself I’d never have a game like that again,” Bolden said. “I told myself that I can’t let my team down like I did in those games.”<p>Bolden …

College Basketball

How to watch Texas vs. West Virginia: TV, streaming online, pick, line, predictions

The reeling Mountaineers look to get back on track against Texas at home<p>West Virginia began Big 12 play a perfect 4-0 and looked destined to …

College Football

No. 17 West Virginia women beat ISU 69-59, snap 2-game skid

AMES, Iowa (AP) — Teana Muldrow had 27 points and 11 rebounds, and No. 17 West Virginia pulled away in the second quarter and cruised to a 69-59 victory over Iowa State on Saturday night to snap a two-game skid.<p>The Mountaineers (16-4, 4-4 Big 12 Conference) rebounded from a six-point loss at No. 24 …

College Basketball

So is coal great again or what?

Early last year, President Donald Trump signed an executive order reversing the Obama administration’s Clean Power Plan. He told the assembled coal …

Clean Power Plan

Rural Counties Try To Break Away From California & Set Up New State: West Virginia Is The Precedent!

This Dick Morris Lunch Alert! sponsored by Patriot Gold Group.<p>Click Here to give me your thoughts and continue the discussion.<p>Please forward this …

Conservative View

West Virginia Man Sentenced to at Least 440 Years in Prison

HUNTINGTON, W.Va. (AP) — A West Virginia man convicted of 40 counts sexual assault has been sentenced to up to 1,425 years in prison.<p>The …

Crime

Here Are The 11 Teams That Will Play 2 Non-Con ‘Power 5’ Teams In 2018

College football scheduling is a hot topic these days.<p>College football isn’t a professional sport, and as such, there is no governing body that has …

College Football

College basketball rankings: Saint Mary's joins rankings after upset of Gonzaga

The Gaels are back in the Top 25 (and 1) after taking down the Zags<p>Welcome back to the national radar, Saint Mary's. All it took was Thursday's 74-71 …

Sports

Sen. Doug Jones votes for Republican-backed budget deal

Sen. Doug Jones, D-AL, said he will vote for a spending deal to avert a government shutdown, becoming the fourth Democratic Senator to support the …

Heidi Heitkamp

Carter, Bolden lead No. 6 West Virginia over Texas 86-51

Jevon Carter scored 22 points and led a big second-half run that propelled No. 6 West Virginia to an 86-51 victory over Texas on Saturday.<p>James …

College Basketball

West Virginia Looks To Stop Two Game Skid Against Texas

WHEN/WHERE<p><b>Date:</b> Saturday, January 20th, 2018<p><b>Tip-Off Time:</b> 2:00 PM ET<p><b>Where:</b> WVU Coliseum, Morgantown, “Almost Heaven” West Virginia<p>WATCH/LISTEN<p><b>TV:</b></b> …

College Basketball

US rig count down by 3 to 936; Wyoming adds 3

HOUSTON (AP) — The number of rigs exploring for oil and natural gas in the U.S. decreased by three this week to 936.<p>That exceeds the 694 rigs that were active this time a year ago.<p>Houston oilfield services company Baker Hughes reported on Friday that 747 rigs were drilling for oil and 189 for …

Oil

WVU football: Former assistant gets promotion to Illinois

PITTSBURGH, PA - JANUARY 14: A detail of Antonio Brown<p>The Rich Rodriguez era of WVU football is long over and that’s a good thing on many accounts. …

College & University

Bracketology: Purdue, Duke move up, join Villanova, Virginia as No. 1 seeds

The red-hot Boilermakers are a projected No. 1 seed in Jerry Palm's latest bracket<p>A new bracket is up with two new No. 1 seeds joining Villanova and …

College Basketball

Schedule A for Line #23

SCHEDULE B<p>ITEMIZED DISBURSEMENTS<br>Line #: 23<p>Committee: CAESARS ENTERTAINMENT CORPORATION POLITICAL ACTION COMMITTEE<p><b>Disbursement To</b><p><b>Address</b><p><b>Election</b> …

Las Vegas

Bill Nelson votes against short-term spending bill without immigration deal

Sen. Bill Nelson voted against a short-term spending bill to keep the government running on Friday as the Florida Democrat balked at a proposal that …

U.S. Congress

This Ex-Convict and Former Coal Boss is Running for Senate

(LOGAN, W.Va.) — An ex-coal company executive who went to prison for charges stemming from the deadliest U.S. mine disaster in four decades kicked …

U.S. Politics

God in Schools? West Virginia Might Be Next As More States Embrace the Bible

West Virginia lawmakers have introduced a bill calling for a Bible course in all of the state's schools, continuing a decades-long debate about Bible …

Education