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Bills Boldin Retiring

Buffalo Bills wide receiver Anquan Boldin has announced his retirement.  Boldin, the 16 year-veteran had just signed a free agent contract with the Bills two weeks ago, but is leaving the NFL to devote his energy to his humanitarian work.  The bills issued a statement, “We respect Anquan’s decision to…

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Steelers Top Falcons

The Pittsburgh Steelers topped the Atlanta Falcons Sunday afternoon 17-13 on WESB.  James Connor, the rookie running back from Pitt had five runs over 10 yards and 98 yars rushing in all in his NFL debut.  Bart Houston threw a six -yard touchdown pass to Justin Hunter for the winning score…

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Pirates Win at Williamsport

The Pittsburgh Pirates dumped the St., Louis cardinals Sunday night at Williamsport, PA, the site of the Little League World Series 6-3.  Josh Bell homered and drove in four runs to lead the Bucs.  The teams played at renovated Bowman Field, a 91-year-old minor league ballpark located 5 miles from where…

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Red Sox Down Yankees

The Boston Red Sox downed the NY Yankees Sunday afternoon 5-1.  Jackie Bradley Jr’s two-run triple lead the Red Sox offensively.  The Red Sox won for the 14th time in 17 games, taking two out of three from New York for the second weekend in a row.  Rick Porcello got…

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Steelers Update

On what was the hottest day of camp Thursday afternoon at St. Vincent College in Latrobe the Steelers suffered their first known heat-related practice problem when guard BJ Finney left the workout with dehydration. Meanwhile Steelers All Pro center Maurkice Pouncey missed practice again with a leg injury, that has…

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High School Football Scrimmages Set

The high school football season in Pennsylvania kicks off on Friday August 25.  Saturday there are several scrimmages throughout District 9.  The Bradford Owls are hosting a tri-scrimmage with Punxsy and Dubois at 10am Parkway Field.  Otto Eldred is hosting a tri-scrimmage with Brookville and Ridgway at 10am. Smethport is…

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Bfd Girls Golfers Win; Boys 4th

The Bradford Lady Owls won their golf season opener Thursday with a 34.5 to 20.5 win over Cameron County at Pine Acres.  Elyse Godding and Kate Huber both carded 44’s to pace Bradford.  Abby Zickefoose had a 53. The Bradford owls placed fourth at the Coudersport Invitational out of 14…

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Sabres Resign Girgensons

The Buffalo Sabres have signed their last restricted free agent, agreeing to a two-year deal with forward Zemgus Girgensons worth $3.2 million dollars.  The 23 year-old Girgensons is coming off the least productive of his four NHL seasons last year as he posted a career-low 16 points in 75 games.…

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Yankees Sweep Mets

This year’s Subway Series was a one-way ride as the NY Yankees swept the four game series with a7-5 win in game four last night.  Gary Sanchez homered and matched a career high with five RBI.  Sanchez’s home run was a three run shot.  Brett Gardner added a two run double.…

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Eagles Dump Bills

The Philadelphia Eagles dumped the Buffalo Bills Thursday night 20-16 in NFL preseason action on 100.1 The Hero.  Former Bills and now Eagles cornerback Ronald Darby was  impressive in his Philadelphia debut intercepting a Tyrod Taylor ‘s pass and returned it 48 yards.  He also broke up two passes in his first…

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