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Sabres, Pens Lose Players in Free Agency

Both the Sabres and Penguins lost players Thursday to free agency. Sabres defenseman Henrik Tallinder signed a four year $16 million dollar deal with the New Jersey Devils. Sabres defenseman Toni Ludman goes to the Anaheim Ducks for three years and $9 million dollars. Penguins defenseman Sergei Gonchar signs a…

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Firecarcker 400 Saturday at Daytona

The Firecracker 400 is Saturday night at 7:50pm Daytona. Tony Stewart has won three of the past five summer races at Daytona with al of them from the row. Jamie Mcmurray won the Daytona 500 back in Febrary, but hasn’t won since. Jamie McMurray has a summer victory at the…

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Indians and Mets Win; Yankees Lose

The Indians dumped the Blue Jays 3-1. Aaron Laffey allowed just one run and five hits in seven innings of work. Shin-Soo Choo and Matt LaPorta hit home runs for Cleveland Carlos Santana added two hits and an RBI for the Tribe. Chris Perez notched his seventh save of the…

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Pirates Shutout Cubs

The Pirates shutout the Cubs Thursday 2-0. Brad Lincoln threw a four hitter with six strikeouts to get the shutout win. Garrett Jones RBI double in the eighth was the winner. Octavio Dotel turned in a scoreless ninth for his 16th save. Lastings Milledge drove in the other run for…

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PiratesWalker and Crosby Update

Pirates second baseman Neil Walker and shortstop Bobby Crosby remain sidelined with concussions. Crosby may return to the lineup Thursday against the Philies. Walker is out until Satruday night at the earliest. Walker ran into Ryan Church chasing a foul popup in Oakland last Friday and Crosby collided with Lastings…

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Steelers Colon Out for the Season

Steelers right tackle Willie Colon will have surgery today to repair a torn Achilles tendon and will miss the entire 2010 season. Meanwhile, former Cowboys left tackle Flozell Adams visited the Steelers Tuesday and could be signed as early as today. Also, Steelers rookie tackle Chris Scott, the team’s fifth-round…

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Pirates Fall to Cubs on WESB

The Pirates fellto the Cubs Tuesday night 3-1 on 1490 WESB. Jeff Karstens was the hardluck loser allowing two runs on seven hits and a walk in six innings. Ryan Doumit homered for the Pirates only run. The Buccos have dropped seven of their last eight.

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Pirates and Indians Win; Mets Lose

The Pirates nipped the Cubs Monday night 2-1 on 1490 WESB. Jose Tabata’s RBI double in the top of the ninth was the winner. With the win the Buccos snap a 17-game road losing streak. The Pirates had not won away from home since May 25 at Cincinnati. Paul Maholm…

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Paterno Misses Events With Illness

Penn State coach Joe Paterno has been sidelined for nearly two months, but it is not expected to keep him off the football field this season. Penn State President Graham Spanier says Paterno has had intestinal issues this summer that have forced him to limit his team activities and personal…

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Steelers Colon Hurts Achilles

Steelers right tackle Willie Colon injured his Achilles tendon during an agility workout Monday and could be lost for the season. Colon, who has not missed a game in three years as the starting right tackle, will have an MRI today. The Steelers recently signed free-agent tackle Jonathan Scott, who…