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Busch Wins; McMurray Earns Pole

Kyle Busch won the Nationwide series race at Chicagoland Speedway on Friday night. It was the seventh Nationwide victory of the season for Busch, who also won the Nationwide race at Chicagoland in 2008. Jamie McMurray has won the pole position for Saturday night’s race at Chicagoland Speedway. He was…

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Pirates, Mets Lose; Yankees, Tribe Win

Ryan Braun lined an opposite-field single over Ryan Church’s head in right field to score Rickie Weeks with the game- winning run in the 10th inning, as the Milwaukee Brewers got a 5-4 comeback win over the Pirates in the opener of a three-game series. Andrew McCutchen went 2-for-5 with…

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LeBron James Headed to Heat

In case you haven’t heard, LeBron James abandoned Cleveland and is headed for the Heat in Miami. The two-time MVP made the official announcement in front of a national television audience on Thursday night. He joins fellow all-stars Dwayne Wade and Chris Bosh. Bosh and Wade both made their declaration…

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Sabres Release Preseason Schedule

The Buffalo Sabres have released their 2010 preseason schedule. There are six games, with two at HSBC Arena. The preseason starts for the Sabres on Saturday September 25 in Buffalo against Toronto. The other game at HSBC Arena is Sunday October 3 against the Flyers. The Sabres also play at…

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Yankees Win, Indians Lose

The Yankees staged a ninth-inning rally to beat the Mariners 3-1. Andy Pettitte gave up one run on five hits and four walks while striking out nine in eight innings. He’s 11-2. Mariano Rivera, who earlier in the week announced he will not pitch in the All-Star game because of…

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Pirates Lose to Houston

Lance Berkman hit two solo home runs and Roy Oswalt pitched a complete-game one-hitter as Houston shut out the Pirates 2-0 Thursday afternoon at Minute Maid Park. Ross Ohlendorf was the hard-luck loser after giving up both runs on seven hits over seven innings while walking one and striking out…

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Bucs, Tribe, Mets Lose; Yankees Win

The Houston Astros got a 6-3 win over the Pirates last night at Minute Maid Park. Daniel McCutchen gave up four hits and four runs with three walks over five full innings and was was optioned to Triple-A Indianapolis following the game. He’s 1-4. The Texas Rangers slipped past the…

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Sabres Sign Lalime, Niedermayer

The Buffalo Sabres agreed to terms with unrestricted free agent goaltender Patrick Lalime on a one-year contract today. The 36-year-old has spent the past two seasons with the Sabres after signing as an unrestricted free agent on July 1, 2008. Lalime was 4-8-2 for the Sabres last season with a…

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Pirates Acquire Pitcher from Padres

The Pittsburgh Pirates have acquired right-handed relief pitcher Sean Gallagher from the San Diego Padres for cash considerations. The Pirates will make a corresponding move on the 25-man roster when Gallagher joins Pittsburgh on the club’s road trip. Gallagher went 0-0 with a 5.40 ERA in 15 relief appearances for…

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MacFarlane to Coach SBU X-Country

St. Bonaventure associate athletic director Steve Campbell announced the addition of Bob Macfarlane to the department of athletics staff as the head men’s and women’s cross country coach on Wednesday. Prior to coming to St. Bonaventure, he served as the head varsity girls cross country coach at Bradford Area School…