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Sabres Beat Bruins

Ryan Miller stopped 40-of-42 shots as Buffalo beat Boston, 3-2. Tyler Myers, Paul Gaustad and Tim Kennedy scored for the Sabres, who have won six of seven and moved within a point Pittsburgh in the Eastern Conference playoff race.

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Angeletti is Player of the Week

Pitt-Bradford’s Sarah Angeletti was named Allegheny Mountain Collegiate Conference Player of the Week in softball. The freshman from Pittsburgh had a seven-hit, seven-strikeout performance in the Lady Panthers’ AMCC opener against La Roche College on Saturday and then pitched two innings of scoreless relief with four strikeouts in the second…

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Bradford High Players on Big 30 Team

Two Bradford High players lead this week’s list of area seniors selected to the Big 30 All Star teams. Brad Daughenbaugh and Mike Marasco have been added to the Pennsylvania squad, along with Andy Neatrour of Smethport. Joining the New York team are Mike Miller of Salamanca and Zach Barrett…

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Major League Baseball Roundup

Matt LaPorta hit a two-run homer in the fifth inning and had five RBI in Cleveland’s 15-5 clobbering of the Angels in Cactus League play. Shin-Soo Choo added a pair of doubles and finished with four hits and three RBI. Carlos Carrasco gave up four hits and five runs over…

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Butler Upsets Syracuse

Gordon Hayward and Shelvin Mack combined for 31 points, leading fifth-seeded Butler to a 63-59 upset win over top-seeded Syracuse in the Midwest Region semifinals of the NCAA Tournament. Big East Player of the Year Wes Johnson had17 points and nine rebounds for Syracuse who turned the ball over 18…

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No More Blindside Hits in NHL

The executive board of the NHL players union accepted a new temporary rule that bans blindsided hits The decision took effect immediately, starting with the league’s 11 games Thursday night.

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Bucs, Yankees, Indians, Mets Recaps

Steve Pearce homered and drove in three runs, and the Pittsburgh Pirates pulled out a 7-6 win over the Atlanta in 10 innings in Grapefruit League action. Charlie Morton struggled in the start and gave up five runs on eight hits in five innings. Former Pirate Nate McLouth had a…

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Pirates Lose, Yankees Win

Victor Martinez hit a two-run homer and Bill Hall and Mike Cameron added solo home runs in Boston’s 6-4 win over the Pittsburgh Pirates in Grapefruit League play. Josh Beckett got the win for the Red Sox, after striking out nine in five innings, and allowing a run on three…

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Sabres, Penguins Both in Shootouts

The Buffalo Sabres and Pittsburgh Penguins were both in shootouts last night, but came away with different results. The Washington Capitals edged the Penguins, 4-3, at Verizon Center. The Capitals are closing in on the top spot in the Eastern Conference with a 17-point lead over Pittsburgh. In Buffalo, Jason…

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Panthers Tennis Team Wins

The Pitt-Bradford men’s tennis team improved to 2-2 on the season with a 6-3 non-conference win over Westminster College at the North Beaver Tennis Center in New Castle. Calvin McAlee, Trevor Mateer, Matt Lee and Phillip Scida won their singles matches, and McAlee/Matt Lee and Mateer/Brian Ocampo won their doubles…