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Yankees Edge Indians

The Yankees edged the Indians Monday night 3-2. Curtis Granderson hit a go-ahead two-run homer in the eighth inning and the Yankees took the first game of the four game set at the Jake. Nick Swisher added a solo home run for New York which has won five of six.…

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Big 30 All Stars Return to Practice

The Big 30 All Stars return to the practice field tonight. The Pennsylvania All Stars workout at Smethport and the New York All Stars practice at Portville. Tonight marks the third of the 11 practices for the All Stars in preparation for the 37th Don Raabe Big 30 Charity classic…

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McMurray Wins Brickyard 400

Jamie McMurray won the Brickyard 400 Sunday at historic Indianapolis Motor Speedway. McMurray took two tires, while Juan Pablo Montaoya, who led most of the race took four, passing him on a restart with 18 laps to go. Kevin Harvick was second, followed by Greg Biffle, Clint Boyer and Tony…

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Yankees Win

The Yankees outslugged the Roayls Sunday 12-6. Curtis Granderson hit two solo home runs and Derek Jeter had three hits, scored twice and drove in a run to lead the Yankees to the win. Alex Rodriguez had two hits and drove in three runs but left the game in the…

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Padres Dump Pirates on 1490 WESB

The Pirates fell to the Padres Sunday 6-3 on 1WESB. With the win the Padres complete a three game weekend sweep of the Bucs. Ronny Cedeno hit a two-run homer for the Pirates. Brad Lincoln went 6 1/3 innings allowing six runs on eight hits. Following the loss Lincoln was…

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Bill Cowher’s Wife Dies of Cancer

Kaye Cowher, wife of former Pittsburgh Steelers head coach and current The NFL Today analyst Bill Cowher, died after battling skin cancer,. She was 54. Kaye Cowher is survived by her husband and three daughters, Megan, Lauren and Lindsay. The couple met at North Carolina State in 1976 where both…

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Yankees, Indians, Mets Win

Alex Rodriguez went 2-for-4 with a walk. Jorge Posada recorded the 1,000th RBI of his career. Brett Gardner added two hits and two RBI for the Yankees, who have won three in a row. A.J. Burnett (8-8) pitched five shutout innings before a lengthy rain delay forced both teams to…

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Padres Beat Pirates

San Diego beat the Pirates 5-3 victory in the opener of a three-game series at PNC Park. Lastings Milledge contributed a two-run single for the Pirates, while Paul Maholm coming off a three-hit shutout against Houston in his last start, was tagged for four runs and nine hits over six…

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Updates on Doumitt and McCutchen

Pirates catcher Ryan Doumitt has been put on the 15 day disable list with a concussion. It’s Doumitt’s third bout with a concussion or related symptoms this season. Doumitt missed three games in early June due to “concussion-like symptoms. Doumitt took a foul ball off his mask Monday and was…

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Yankees Win; Mets Lose

The Yankees pounded the Royals 10-4. Alex Rodriguez hit home run No. 599 and drove in four runs in all in the opener a four-game series at Yankee Stadium. Derek Jeter added his second career inside-the-park home run, while Nick Swisher hit a two-run double in the win. CC Sabathia…