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Steelers Banged-up at Qb Position

Steelers quarterback Ben Roethlisbeger’s status for practice this week is up in the air, although Coach Mike Tomlin says he’s fine. Various media reports have indicated that Big Ben has a strained achilles tendon. However, third string quarterbackDennis Dixon suffered a seperated right shoulder and will be out of the…

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Bills Struggle Against 3-4 Defense

The Bills, again struggled against teams which run a 3-4 defense, losing to the Packers in Green Bay Saturday night 31-2 on 100.1 The Hero. Bills quarterbacks were sacked five times and the offense turned the ball over four times. Quarterback Trent Edwards says they didn’t prepare for Green Bays…

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Yankees and Indians Win; Pirates Lose

The Yankees dumped the Boston Red Sox 8-4 winning the rubber match of their three game weekend series at Fenway park. Derek Jeter homered on the very first pitch and the Yankees were on their way. The Yankees clubbed five home runs in all. CC Sabathia got the win and…

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Yankees Crush BoSox; Tribe Loses

The Yankees destroyed the Red Sox last night at Fenway Park 20-11. Alex Rodriguez went 4-for-4 with an RBI and scored twice, and Hideki Matsui hit a pair of three-run homers and drove in a career-high seven runs. Mark Teixeira went 3-for-5 with three RBI and scored three times. Derek…

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Pirates Win Fourth Straight

Charlie Morton pitched into the seventh inning to help the Pittsburgh Pirates beat the Cincinnati Reds 5-2 on Friday night for their fourth straight victory. Morton allowed two runs and six hits in 6 1/3 innings to earn his first win since July 18.. Garrett Jones and Lastings Milledge homered…

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Bills Sign No 1 Pick Maybin

The Buffalo Bills have signed their number one draft pick Aaron Maybin of Penn State. Sources say the deal was completed late last night. Maybin is not expected to see any action during Saturday night’s preseason game at Green Bay against the Packers on 100.1 The Hero. Maybin was the…

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Big Ben Injures Ankle

Steelers quarterback Ben Roethlisberger was injured Thursday afternoon during the final practice of training camp at Saint Vincent College. Roethlisberger suffered an injury to his right ankle when left tackle Max Starks fell onto the back of his leg while trying to block linebacker James Harrison on a pass play…

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Indians Spank Angels

The Indians spanked the Angels Thursday night 11-3. Cleveland’s Justin Masterson didn’t allow an earned run in 6 1/3 strong innings, and the Indians exploded for seven runs in the sixth. Matt LaPorta doubled and drove in a career-high three runs, while Jhonny Peralta had three hits, an RBI and…

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Lanier, Others to Host Clinic

Bob Lanier and other members of the St. Bonaventure 1970 NCAA Final 4 team will host a free, open youth basketball clinic from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturday in the Reilly Center Arena. The clinic is open to boys who have not started seventh grade and girls who have…

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Steelers Set to Break Camp

The Steelers break camp this afternoon. The Black n Gold hold one final practice at 3 pm today, before heading back to Pittsburgh. The Steelers travel to Washington Saturday to battle the Redskins. Steelers pregame on the air at 5:30pm on 1490 WESB.