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American Legion Post 42 Blue wins state championship
Team rides hot streak in close games to first Va. title
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By HARRISON HAMLET - Bulletin Sports Writer

For some high school students, summer is a time to kick back and relax. For baseball players on the Martinsville American Legion Post 42 Blue team, however, this summer was a time to get serious about baseball.

The Blue team reeled off 25 wins in 29 games and brought home a Junior American Legion state championship last weekend behind second-year head coach Grant Wickline.

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Piedmont All-Stars, Post 42 Red team look towards bright future
With foundation set, new league, new players on the horizon
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By HARRISON HAMLET - Bulletin Sports Writers

The process of putting together a baseball team is not all that complicated — Nine athletes and some gear.

The process of putting together a winning baseball program in an area with a population of roughly 50,000 is a different proposal to coach Barry Nelson.

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Redskins name game also an issue on television
Simms, others offer opinion on nickname


NEW YORK (AP) — Two influential NFL voices — including CBS lead analyst Phil Simms, who will handle Washington’s Week 4 game — said Monday they likely won’t use the term “Redskins” when discussing the franchise.

“My very first thought is it will be Washington the whole game,” Simms told The Associated Press on Monday.

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In The Pits: Stewart has no timetable for return
Grieving his first priority for now

By JENNA FRYER - AP Auto Racing Writer

There are hundreds of guidebooks on how to handle grief, how to navigate the emotional suffering that follows a significant loss.

None of those studies offer a clean timetable on when the roller coaster of emotion will come to a stop. So there is no timetable on when Tony Stewart will get back into a race car.

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NFL PRESEASON: Redskins get close win over Browns

LANDOVER, Md. (AP) — Johnny Manziel and Brian Hoyer didn't make Mike Pettine's decision any easier. Good luck picking a starting quarterback after this mess, Coach.

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